Data Protection & Privacy Policy Galetech Energy Services

Data Protection & Privacy Policy

Galetech Energy Services Ltd (GES) is committed to safeguarding your privacy. This policy explains what information we collect and how we use the personal information you supply to us. In using our website, any of our services or providing us with any personal information we will assume you are agreeing to your information being used and disclosed in the ways described in this policy.


1. Who We are

GES is an Irish multi-disciplinary renewable energy consultancy and products provider to the wind and solar industries. We provide development support, technical advisory, project management & engineering services from project feasibility through to construction and operation.


2. Data Protection Act

In order to carry out our day-to-day activities we process and store personal information relating to our customers and are therefore required to adhere to the requirements of all data protection legislation, including the EU Data Protection Directive 95/46/EC, the General Data Protection Regulations 2016/679 (applicable from 25 May 2018), the EU e-Privacy Directive 2002/58/EC and any relevant national implanting legislation and any substantially similar local legislation, including guidance, codes of practice, recommendations and deliberations of the relevant supervisory authority, in each case as amended or replaced from time to time.

We take our responsibilities under these acts very seriously and are always striving to ensure the personal information we obtain is held, used, transferred or otherwise processed in accordance with these acts.


3. Personal Information & How We Use It

GES does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from the information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us or by completing a contact-us form). Any information which you provide in this way is used by GES only in line with the purpose for which you provided it. Any personal information which you volunteer to GSD will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.


4. Who We Will Share The Information With

Without your consent, we will never pass your personal details to anyone outside GES Ltd.


5. Protecting Your Personal Data

All information collected by us about our customers is held on secure servers. In situations where these servers are externally hosted we will only use reputable hosting companies which adhere to security policies and procedures at least as stringent as our own.


6. Stopping Communication With Us

Should you decide that you no longer want us to contact you, please notify us at


7. Legal Enforcement

We may share your data with other organisations if we are under a duty to disclose or share your personal data to comply with any legal obligation or to enforce or supply our terms of use as set out in our Terms and Conditions and other agreements. Information may also be shared to protect the rights, property or safety of GES Ltd, our customers or others.


8. Your Rights Under The Data Protection Act

You have the right to
• Request a copy of the information which we hold on you
• Ask us to remove your personal information from our records
• Update or amend the information which we hold about you that is incorrect
• Object to the processing of your information of marketing purposes
• Raise a concern or complaint about the way in which your information is being used


9. Job Applications

Any job applications which we received are given to the Human Resources Department. They are responded to and kept in a locked cabinet for a period of 12 months at which point they are shredded. As and when positions arise we may look through applications received on spec to see if there are any suitable candidates.


10. Changes To The Website Privacy & Security Policy

We will keep our privacy & security policy under regular review. Any changes to the privacy & security policy will be posted on this website so you are always aware of what information we collect how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any time we decide to use personal data in a manner significantly different from that stated in this privacy & security policy, or otherwise disclosed to you at the time it was collected, we will notify you by email, and you will have a choice as to whether or not you allow us to use your information in the new manner.