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General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) Notice

Your information, i.e., name, profession and contact details are being collected for the purpose of the Building Control Acts 1990-2014. The details for all Valid Notices, Applications and Certificates may be held for a period of not less than five years after you have completed the building of works the subject of your Notices, Applications and Certificates. Data relating to a Commercial Property may be required to be supplied to the Valuations Office. All correspondence with you will be in relation to the Building Control Acts 1990-2014. All details relating to Invalid Notices, Applications and Certificates will be deleted/removed from the BCMS within a three-month period of invalidation. Furthermore, if you have not commenced a Valid Notice or Application, you may make a request to have information pertaining this valid non-commencement of Notice or Application removed/deleted from the BCMS by contacting your Building Control Authority or If you have completed a buildings or works the subject of a Commencement Notice which does not require a Certificate of Completion you may after five years of completion of this building or works apply to have information pertaining this completed - commencement of Notice or Application removed/deleted from the BCMS by contacting your building control authority or


Further Information or to make a request

Data Protection Officer (DPO) Contact Details


Data Protection Officer,
National Building Control and Market Surveillance Office,
3 Palace Street,
Dublin 2,
D02 T277

For Further information on Data Protection:

• The website of the Data Protection or

• Make contact with the Office of the Data Protection Commissioner by phone on Telephone 1890 252231 or by email on

Last Updated: February 2022

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