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Data Protection Statement/Privacy Policy

This notice tells you what we do with information we collect about you. Please take time to read it. The notice is addressed to individuals who are users of our services namely clients, web site users and third parties. We refer to all these individuals as ‘you’ in this notice.

Who we are

In this notice, ‘we’, ‘us’, and ‘our’ refers to Michael Devlin Solicitors. We are regulated by the Law Society of Ireland. For full information concerning our services please visit

We have a nominated Data Protection Officer (DPO) who is responsible for dealing with any questions you may have concerning our Data Protection Statement/Privacy Policy. Please feel free to contact the DPO by way of post addressed to the Data Protection Officer, Michael Devlin Solicitors, 87 O’Brien Street, Tipperary Town, County Tipperary.

Our approach to Privacy

The privacy and security of your personal information is very important to us. We protect your information with security measures under the laws that apply. We keep our computers, files and buildings secure.

The information you provide to Michael Devlin Solicitors

We may receive personal information about you, when you contact Michael Devlin Solicitors for example by doing the following:

  • Entering a Contract with you to provide any of our legal services
  • Complying with our own legal obligations and responsibilities
  • Using our website and Apps

This information may include:

  • Basic personal information such as your name, address, email address, telephone number, date of  birth, gender and marital/family status, your passport/driving licence, your occupation, PPS number, salary details and bank details
  • Information about your claims history
  • Sensitive personal information such as criminal convictions, motoring offences and about your health (current state of health or existing conditions)

We may use your information to allow us to detect and prevent fraud to ensure compliance with Anti Money Laundering Legislation before carrying out our legal services.

Fraud Prevention and detection

In order to prevent and detect fraud we may at any time:

  • Share information about you with the following organisations namely the Law Society of Ireland, An Garda Siochana and The Revenue
  • Check and/ or file your details with fraud prevention agencies and databases, and if you give us false or inaccurate information and we suspect fraud, we will record this.

How your data is used and shared with Third Parties

The data you provide will be used by us and shared with other third parties as well as certain statutory and other authorised bodies to facilitate the instructions you have given us so that we can provide the legal services required by you.


We are committed to protecting the confidentiality and security of the information that you provide to us and we put in place appropriate technical, physical and organisational security measures to protect against unauthorised access or damage to, or disclosure of loss of your information.

Personal information about others

We may collect information about other members of your household or family, for example, family members who live at your address as a consequence of the provision of legal services to you

Storage Periods

Your personal information will be retained for such time as is required in order for us to comply with our legal, accounting or reporting requirements. How long we retain your personal information will depend upon the nature of the legal service we are contracted to provide to you. You may contact the Data Protection Officer to ascertain how long we will retain your personal information.

Your rights

Under Data Protection legislation, you have several rights in relation to how we use your personal information namely:

  • Request a copy of the personal information we hold about you free of charge
  • Receive the personal information we hold about you in a timely manner
  • Rectify any errors in respect of any personal information we hold about you
  • Erase any of the personal information we hold about you
  • Furnish to any other data controller the personal information we hold about you.

Should you wish to exercise any of these rights please contact the Data Protection Officer and we will reply to your request in a timely manner.

Update your information/request to erase your data/subject access request

If you wish to contact us regarding this notice you can contact us at:-

Michael Devlin Solicitors, 87 O’Brien Street, Tipperary Town, County Tipperary.

By telephone: 062 80009

By email: mldevlin@eircom .net (Please put your request in the subject line).

How to find information we hold about you

You have the right to request a copy of all the personal information we hold about you in a subject access request. To do this simply write to us at the address above or contact us via email.


You have the right to complain about how we treat your Personal Data and Sensitive Personal Data to the Data Protection Commission. Their contact address is 21 Fitzwilliam Square South, Dublin2, D02 RD28.



We will update our Data Protection Statement from time to time and such updates will be made available and where appropriate notified to you. If you do not want to hear from us in respect of these updates please contact the Data Protection Officer.

Michael Devlin Solicitors,

87 O’Brien Street,

Tipperary Town,

County Tipperary.

(062) 80009.