Fearon Developments 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 in Fearon Developments relation to the information we collect about you.


For the purposes of the GDPR the data controller is:

  • Fearon Developments Ltd.
  • Our Contact details are as follows :
    • Address : Proleek, Mountpleasant, Dundalk, Co. Louth, Ireland
    • Phone : 042 937 1281
    • Email : info@fearons.ie
  • When we refer to ‘we’ it is ‘Fearon Developments Ltd.’

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 register in Ireland (CRO 64310) and setup in 1978. We provide a range of products throughout the hardware and kitchen-fitting range – including sheet materials, sinks/taps, handles, worktops etc. We also provide Fitted Kitchens to a select clientele.

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

  • Henry Fearon (Company Director)
  • henry@fearons.ie
  • 042 937 1281


Purpose for processing your data

  • When using our contact form, requesting a quote or when ordering goods, you will be asked to enter information such as your name and contact details. We use these detail to assess your request and may use these to contact you for further information or answer your request, including the delivery of said goods. 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 deleted automatically. 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.
  • Upon ordering goods, 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 stored for as long as you are a customer with us. If leaving us your detail 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 insure 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
  • Our CRM is hosted in Ireland
  • Our emails are hosted by Microsoft Office 365 within the EU



Why are we processing your data? Our legal basis


In order for us to provide you with an online shopping service Fearon Developments need to collect personal data for sales and shipping reasons.
Our reasons (lawful reasons) for processing you data under the GDPR are :

  • ContractualFearon Developments needs to process your data as this is necessary in relation to a contract of XXXX to which the individual has entered into or because the individual has asked for something to be done so they can enter into a contract.
  • Information RequestFearon Developments needs to process your data as this is necessary in order to respond to your request.
  • Quote Request – Fearon Developments needs to process your data as this is necessary in order to respond to your request.

In any event, Fearon Developments 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 Fearon Developments use the personal data it collects about me?

Fearon Developments 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. Fearon Developments Ltd is required to retain information in accordance with the law, such as information needed for income tax and audit purposes. How long certain kinds of personal data should be kept may also be governed by specific business-sector requirements and agreed practices. Personal data may be held in addition to these periods depending on individual business needs.


Who are sharing your data with?

We may pass your personal data on to third-party service providers contracted to Fearon Developments 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 Fearon Developments 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 pass your personal data to are:

  • Our Accountants
  • Our Hauliers or Postal Service
  • Paypal and Stripe
  • In rare situations, a 3rd Party Supplier, whom we have approved with below compliance.


For all above parties, we will only pass on absolutely essential information needed in order to complete a request. For example, a haulier will only receive your Name, Delivery Address and Contact number. Etc etc.

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:

Fearon Developments facilitate you, our clients, rights in line with our data protection policy and the subject access request procedure. This is available on request.

Your rights as a data subject

At any point while we are in possession of or processing your personal data, you, the data subject, have the following rights:

  • Right of access: you have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.
  • Right of rectification: you have a right to correct data that we hold about you that is inaccurate or incomplete.
  • Right to be forgotten: in certain circumstances you can ask for the data we hold about you to be erased from our records.
  • Right to restriction of processing: where certain conditions apply to have a right to restrict the processing.
  • Right of portability: you have the right to have the data we hold about you transferred to another organisation.
  • Right to object: you have the right to object to certain types of processing such as direct marketing.
  • Right to object to automated processing, including profiling: you also have the right to be subject to the legal effects of automated processing or profiling.
  • Right to judicial review: in the event that Fearon Developments refuses your request under rights of access, we will provide you with a reason as to why.

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.


Credit Card Details

We do not have any access to your credit card details. We use Paypal and Stripe to process all credit card payments and when you make a payment to Fearon Developments Ltd, you are transferred to the Paypal or Stripe sites where you can complete your purchase in a secure environment without revealing your credit card number or financial information to Fearon Developments Ltd.


Data Disclosure

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties except with your permission or as required by law (for example by a search warrant, subpoena or other legal process). We may use aggregate information and statistics for the purposes of monitoring website usage in order to help us develop the website and our service and may provide such aggregate information to third parties. These statistics will not include information that can be used to identify any individual. Fearon Developments Ltd may also in future use a data services company to analyse data on our behalf, so that we can provide you with more targeted and bespoke communications. We will only use such companies if they are registered under the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and provided that their procedures for ensuring the privacy of your personal information are at least as rigorous as our own.

Under what circumstances will Fearon Developments Ltd contact me?

Our aim is not to be intrusive, and we undertake not to ask irrelevant or unnecessary questions. Moreover, the information you provide will be subject to rigorous measures and procedures to minimise the risk of unauthorised access or disclosure.

User Access

Your Fearon Developments Ltd personal profile are password-protected so that you and only you can access this information. You may edit your personal profile information at any time by clicking on My Account on the home page navigation bar.

We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. Fearon Developments Ltd will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited e-mail. Also remember to close your browser window when you have finished your work. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal or business information if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place.

In the event that you forget your password, or have any other problems accessing the site, please contact us at 042 9371281

If at any time, you wish to have your information removed from our active databases, please send an e-mail entitled “REMOVE FROM DATABASE” to henry@fearons.ie. We will take steps to ensure that the information is deleted as soon as reasonably practicable.

Data Security

The security of your personal information is important to Fearon Developments Ltd. We have implemented measures designed to protect the personal information under our control (including security measures to protect our user database) from unauthorised access, improper use, alteration, unlawful or accidental destruction and accidental loss.


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. Fearon Developments 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 Fearon Developments or how your complaint has been handled, you have the right to lodge a complaint directly with the supervisory authority and Fearon Developments  data protection representatives Data Protection Officer / GDPR Owner

Failure to provide further information

If we are collecting your data for a contract (e.g. Sale or Quote) and you cannot provide this data the consequences of this could mean the contract cannot be completed or details are incorrect.

Additional Processing

If we intend to further process your personal data for a purpose other than for which the data was collected, we will provide this information to you, prior to processing this data.

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 at info@fearons.ie or 042 937 1281.