Privacy Policy


FP Consulting Ltd specialise in the areas of Financial Consultancy, Health & Safety Consultancy and GDPR Consultancy.

We work mainly, but not exclusively, with regulated financial services businesses. As a multi-disciplinary management consultancy practice we take a rounded approach to your business. As trained professionals, we analyse the regulations affecting your business​.

FP Consulting Ltd is a Data Controller within the meaning of the General Data Protection Regulations 697/2016/EU) (‘GDPR’) which came in to force on 25th May 2018 the and applicable Irish data protection legislation (currently the Irish Data Protection Act 2018 (as may be amended).

The key principles under the GDPR are lawfulness, fairness and transparency, purpose limitation, data minimisation, accuracy, storage limitation, integrity and confidentiality and accountability (Article 5 of the GDPR).

This Privacy Notice is to provide you with information regarding the processing of information about you.

Our contact details are:

Address: Ballyglasheen, Kilsheelan, Clonmel, Co Tipperary E91 VP80
Phone: 086 8329157

FP Consulting Ltd is committed to protecting the privacy and security of your personal information. This privacy notice describes how we collect and use personal data about you during and after your relationship with us.

What personal data do we collect?
We collect, store, and use the following categories of personal data:

  • Personal identification information i.e. name, address, date of birth, email, telephone, contract data, details of services we provide to you, signatures, identification documents, occupation, Bank details, interactions with you by phone, or email, current or past complaints.

We need all the categories of information in the list above to allow us to; identify you, contact you, comply with our legal obligations and in order that we perform our contract with you.

How do we collect your data?
You directly provide FP Consulting Ltd with the data we collect.

Purpose for which we process your personal data:

  • To provide consultancy and training services;
  • To meet our obligations to you under Financial Services Legislation where required;
  • To comply with our legal obligations;

How secure is my information with third-party service providers?
All third-party service providers that we currently, or may in the future use, are required to take appropriate security measures to protect your personal data in line with our policies. We do not allow our third-party service providers to use your personal data for their own purposes unless they are deemed to be controllers in their own right [1]. We only permit them to process your personal data for specified purposes and in accordance with our instructions. Information may be anonymised but this may not always be possible. The recipient of the information will also be bound by confidentiality obligations.

If you fail to provide personal data:
If you fail to provide certain information when requested, we will not be able to perform the contract we have entered into with you or we may be prevented from complying with our legal obligations.

Change of purpose:
You can be assured that we will only use your data for the purpose it was provided and in ways compatible with that stated purpose.  If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.

We will not use any of your information for Profiling purposes.

Data Retention Periods:
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purpose(s) for which it was obtained, taking into account any legal/contractual obligation to keep it. While the relevant retention periods vary, as general rule, we retain client data for a period of 6 years after we cease providing services or the end of a particular project, in line with the Statute of Limitations. Once the retention period has expired, the respective data will be permanently deleted​.

Cookies are small pieces of data stored on a site visitor's browser, usually used to keep track of their movements and actions on a site. 
In accordance with the GDPR, we must inform our users that we are using cookies on our site.

Changes to our Privacy Policy:
FP Consulting Ltd keeps its privacy under regular review and places any updates on this web page.  This Privacy Policy was updated on the 21st September 2020.

Our use and sharing of your information:
We will collect and use relevant information about you, your use of our products and services, and your relationships with us. We will typically collect and use this information for the following purposes:

Fulfilling contract:
This basis is appropriate where the processing is necessary for us to provide all consultancy services or training services to you.

Administrative purposes:
We will use the information provided by you, to maintaining and administer consultancy and training services.

Third parties:
We may appoint external third parties to undertake operational functions on our behalf. We will ensure that any information passed to third parties conducting operational functions on our behalf will do so with respect for the security of your data and will be protected in line with data protection law. We do not transmit data outside the EEA.

​Legal duty:
This basis is appropriate when we are processing personal data to comply with an Irish or EU Law.

Regulatory and statutory requirements:
On occasion, we must meet specific duties to the Regulator, the Central Bank of Ireland, and therefore we may allow authorised people to see our records (which may include information about you) for reporting, compliance and auditing purposes. This is usually required where compliance/risk work is outsourced to us. We may also share information with certain statutory bodies such as the Department of Finance and the Financial Services and Pensions Ombudsman Bureau of Ireland if required by law.

To meet our legislative and regulatory duties to maintain audited financial accounts, we appoint an external auditor. We will allow the external auditor to see our records (which may include information about you) for these purposes.

We send direct marketing mailshots, newsletters, training flyers and details of upcoming events. We will only contact you where you have consented to this.

​​Your consent:
In the event that we carry out processing which is based on your consent, you are entitled to withdraw your consent and we will cease processing once you notify us of your withdrawal of such consent.

What are your data protection rights?
FP Consulting Ltd would like to make sure you are fully aware of your data protection rights.  Every user is entitled to the following:-

The right to access – You have the right to request that FP Consulting Ltd for copies of your personal data.  We may charge a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that FP Consulting Ltd correct any information you believe is inaccurate.  You also have the right to request FP Consulting Ltd to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that FP Consulting Ltd erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that FP Consulting Ltd restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to object to processing – You have the right to object to FP Consulting Ltd’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that FP Consulting Ltd transfer the data that we have collected to another organistion, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.  If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us at:

Address: Ballyglasheen, Kilsheelan, Clonmel, Co Tipperary E91 VP80
Phone: 086 8329157

You have a right to complain to the Data Protection Commissioner (DPC) in respect of any processing of your data by:
Telephone: +353 57 8684800 +353 (0)761 104 800
Lo Call Number: 1890 252 231
Postal Address: Data Protection Commissioner
Canal House Station Road
Portarlington R32 AP23 Co. Laois

Please note that the above rights are not always absolute and there may be some limitations.

If you want access and/ or copies of any of your personal data or if you want to review, verify, correct or request erasure of your personal information, object to the processing of your personal data, or request that we send you or a third party a copy your relevant personal data in a reusable format please contact DPO, FP Consulting Ltd, Ballyglasheen, Kilsheelan, Clonmel, Co Tipperary E91 VP80 or in writing.

There is no fee in using any of your above rights, unless your request for access is clearly unfounded or excessive. We also reserve the right to refuse to comply with the request in such circumstances.

We will need to verify your identity if we have reasonable doubts as to who you are. This is another appropriate security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it.

Ensuring our information is up to date and accurate. We want the service provided by us to meet your expectations at all times. Please help us by telling us straight away if there are any changes to your personal information. If you wish to avail of either of these rights, please contact our DPO at