Privacy Statement

Oliver Gough Sales & Hire Ltd is committed to respecting and protecting your privacy. We wish to be transparent on how we process your data and show you that we are accountable with the GDPR in relation to not only processing your data but ensuring you understand your rights as a client. 

It is the intention of this privacy statement to explain to you the information practices of Oliver Gough Sales & Hire Ltd in relation to the information we collect about you.

For the purposes of the GDPR the data controller is:

Please read this Statement carefully as this sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us.


Who Are We?

We are a limited company registered in Ireland (CRO264445) and operating since 1963.The principal activities of the company are the sale, repair and hire of garden equipment and plant & machinery.

Our Data Protection Officer / GDPR Owner and data protection representatives can be contacted directly here:


Purpose for Processing Your Data

When using our contact form(s) you will be asked to enter information such as your name and contact detail. We use these details to assess your request and may use these to contact you for further information or answer your request. When using our contact form the information you submit is stored in our website database (encrypted) as a back-up for a period of 15 days after which it is automatically deleted. The original enquiry is sent to our offices by email and falls under our emails retention policy.

Should you request a quote your details will be added and stored in our CRM. It will be deleted after a retention period of 6 months once we receive an answer from you.

Customer’s details will be stored in our CRM for the purpose of liaising with you and will be deleted within 6 months of being notified by you that you no longer wish to use our services

We have taken extra steps to ensure the data you provide us with is dealt with in a safe manner:

Our Site is hosted on SSL (Secure Socket Layer) which means communications between the site and server are fully encrypted (for instance when you submit a contact form)

Emails sent to us by our site are sent via TLS (Transport Layer Security)

Statistics: we use statistics on the website which provide us with essential information such as the most visited pages, where users are coming from (search engines, links etc.) These are set up to NOT track your full IP address and therefore do not collect personal information.

Please note that:

Our website is hosted in Ireland


Why are we processing your data? Our legal basis

In order for us to provide you with quotations or for the purpose of general enquiries Oliver Gough Sales & Hire Ltd need to collect personal data.
Our reason (lawful reason) for processing you data under the GDPR is:

Your details are required in order for us to contact you back and provide you with the information you have requested.

In the event of a quote request the details entered will be used to provide you with a quote and possible subsequent follow up in regards to your request.

In any event, Oliver Gough Sales & Hire are committed to ensuring that the information we collect and use is appropriate for this purpose, and does not constitute an invasion of your privacy.


How will Oliver Gough Sales & Hire Ltd use the personal data it collects about me?

Oliver Gough Sales & hire Ltd will process (collect, store and use) the information you provide in a manner compatible with the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We will endeavour to keep your information accurate and up to date, and not keep it for longer than is necessary.


Who are we sharing your data with?

We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to Oliver Gough Sales & Hire Ltd in the course of dealing with you. Any third parties that we may share your data with are obliged to keep your details securely, and to use them only to fulfil the service they provide on your behalf. When they no longer need your data to fulfil this service, they will dispose of the details in line with Oliver Gough Sales & Hire procedures.

If we wish to pass your sensitive personal data onto a third party we will only do so once we have obtained your explicit consent, unless we are legally required to do otherwise.

The third parties that we may pass your personal data to are:

Our Accountants

We have issued all our third party processors with a Data Processor checklist asking them GDPR specific questions

If we transfer personal data to a third party or outside the EU we as the data controller will ensure the recipient (processor or another controller) has provided the appropriate safeguards and on condition that enforceable data subject rights and effective legal remedies for you the data subject are available.


Data Subject Rights:

Oliver Gough Sales & Hire Ltd facilitate you, our clients, rights in line with our data protection policy and the subject access request procedure. This is available on request.

All of the above requests will be forwarded on should there be a third party involved as we have indicated in the processing of your personal data.


Additional information we are providing you with to ensure we are transparent and fair with our processing

Retention of your personal data

Data will not be held for longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) for which they were obtained. Oliver Gough Sales & Hire Ltd will process personal data in accordance with our retention schedule. This retention schedule has been governed by our internal governance.



In the event that you wish to make a complaint about how your personal data is being processed by Oliver Gough Sales or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and Organisation Name’s data protection representatives Data Protection Officer / GDPR Owner.


Contact Us

Your privacy is important to us. If you have any queries, questions or comments regarding this Statement, please do not hesitate to contact us.