Privacy Policy

Frisby & Associates are committed to compliance with all relevant EU and Member State laws in respect of personal data, and the protection of the “rights and freedoms” of individuals whose information Frisby & Associates collects and processes in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

We are committed to protecting your personal information by processing it responsibly and safeguarding it using appropriate technical, administrative and physical security measures.

This privacy notice explains what information we gather about you, what we use that information for and to whom we give the information. It also sets out your rights and who you can contact for more information or queries.

What Information we collect
Personal data will only be collected for specific, explicit and legitimate purposes. Data obtained for specified purposes will not be used for a purpose that differs from those formally notified to the supervisory authority as part of Frisby & Associates’s GDPR register of processing. Personal data will be adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary for processing.

The personal data that we may collect or obtain may include:

  • your name, gender, age and date of birth
  • your contact information, such as your address and contact details (including your email and mobile telephone number)
  • country of residence
  • family circumstances (for example, your marital status and dependents)
  • Government identifiers (for example your personal public service number, passport number, driver’s licence)
  • financial and tax-related information (for example your income, investments and tax residency)

The Legal Reasons we use for processing your data
We collect the above information in order to produce your statutory accounts, revenue returns and CRO returns and any other financial services you engage us to provide.

We will always process your data in a fair manner and will not provide your details to any third party unless we specifically advise you of same. Under legal requirements we are obliged to provide the Revenue, CRO and Money Lending Authority with data as part of our service to you.

How Long we hold on to your data and how we store your data
We will hold your personal data on our systems for the longest of the following periods: (i) as long as is necessary for the relevant activity or services; (ii) any retention period that is required by law; or (iii) the end of the period in which litigation or investigations might arise in respect of the services

The data is stored electronically, and paper files are secured in a locked room.

Information provided by or about third parties
If any information which you provide to us relates to any third party (such as a spouse, people who depend on you financially, or a joint account holder or beneficiary), by providing us with such personal data you confirm that you have obtained any necessary permissions from such persons to the reasonable use of their information in accordance with the above provisions, or are otherwise permitted to give us this information. You should share a copy of this privacy notice with those other individuals before disclosing any personal information about them to us.

Your Rights
We acknowledge that our clients have the right to request access, rectification, erasure or to object to the processing and the conditions (or lack of) relating to exercising these rights, such as whether the lawfulness of previous processing will be affected.

What is a cookie?
A cookie is a small text file that may be stored on your computer or mobile device that contains data related to a website you visit. It may allow a website “remember” your actions or preferences over a period of time, or it may contain data related to the function or delivery of the site. Cookies can be set by the owner of the website or in some cases by third party services the website owner allows to present other information, run content or provide other functionality such as analytics.

Further information on cookies can be found at;

How are they used on this site?

This site uses 2 different types of cookie:
  • Session Cookies
  • Persistent Cookies

Session Cookies are temporary cookies that are not persistently stored on your computer or mobile device. They are used to deliver basic functions of a website while you are actively using it – for instance during a registration process. Session cookies are generally erased when you close your browser.

Persistent cookies are those placed on your computer or mobile device for a pre-determined length of time when you visit this site. This allows the site to deliver functions between browser sessions and subsequent visits. This site only places cookies that are specific to this site.

Cookies used on this website
This website uses cookies when you visit our website. We have introduced Google Analytics to our pages in order to assist us in redeveloping our websites. Google analytics allows us to measure and learn in aggregate how our website is being used, and to see for example, which are the most popular pages. This will help us ensure we provide relevant information in an easily accessible format. We also use a number of session cookies and a persistent cookie to record your acknowledgement of our cookie usage.

Google Analytics make available an opt-out mechanism and more information.

Google Analytics Cookies used on this site

Cookie Name Expiration Time Description
_ga 2 years Used to distinguish visitors to site
_gid 24 Hours Used to distinguish visitors to site
_gat 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate
_utmt 10 minutes Used to throttle request rate
_ _utma 2 years from set/update Used to distinguish users and sessions. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utma cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics
_ _utmb 30 mins from set/update Used to determine new sessions/visits. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and no existing __utmb cookies exists. The cookie is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics
_ _ utmc End of browser session Not used in ga.js. Set for interoperability with urchin.js. Historically, this cookie operated in conjunction with the __utmb cookie to determine whether the user was in a new session/visit
_ _utmz 6 months from set/update Stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached your site. The cookie is created when the javascript library executes and is updated every time data is sent to Google Analytics

Managing Cookies
Within your browser settings you can choose whether your wish to accept cookies or not. Different browsers make different controls available to you and so we provide links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can do this. Generally, your browser will offer you the choice to accept, refuse or delete all cookies at all times, or those from providers that website owners use (“third party cookies”), or those from specific websites.

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Should you be using another internet browser, please check the instructions on your help function on how to disable and delete cookies.

Important note: Blocking cookies might prevent some pages from displaying correctly.

We do not share our data.
Frisby & Associates does not share data with anyone else, ever.

If you need to make an access request, please contactKaren Muir, email: [email protected]  telephone 01 6217050 who is our nominated Data Controller and Data Protection officer.

Get in touch to find out how Frisby Associates can help you.