Privacy & Cookies Policy

Privacy Policy

Omnium Platform respects your privacy and any personal information that you provide will be treated in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 (“DPA”) and General Data Protection Regulation ‘GDPR’.

The purpose of this Privacy Policy is to explain how Personal Data is processed, for what purposes this will be done and what rights you have in relation to the Personal Data that will be collected and used.

We will not collect any Personal Data about you without your clear permission.

Any personal information we do collect will only be retained for the duration necessary to allow us to provide the services that you have requested or for any additional period as required for legal and regulatory purposes.


How we receive Personal Data

Personal Data is received by the methods listed below:

  • By phone and/or email
  • Through our application forms when you apply for an account at Omnium Platform
  • Through website forms


Types and use of the information we gather

We gather, record and hold information on you in order to provide you with a product/service and, to comply with relevant regulations and laws.

We will only process Personal Data if we have a “legal basis” (i.e. a legally permitted reason) for doing so.

The type of information we collect and why is listed below.

Data type Purpose
Personal information such as name, firms name, gender, date of birth and address. To meet our anti money laundering and other regulatory obligations in relation to KYC and client due diligence and to verify your identity using our verification processes.
Contact Information such as email address and phone number. In order to send you correspondence in relation to the services provided and to fulfil our regulatory obligations.
Financial Information such as transaction information and history. To receive and transmit orders to us.
Telephone Recordings. To monitor our conversations i.e. check instructions to us. To assess our customer service and for training and quality purposes.


How we store your information

We keep personal information in physical and electronic records at our premises. We also store data in the cloud. All our data is stored within the EU including data stored through our cloud storage service providers.


How we may share your Personal Data

We may need to disclose information about you to third parties strictly on a need to know basis. Specifically, where we need to provide your Personal Data to counter parties in order to execute transactions on your behalf.

We do not sell any Personal Data to third parties and we do not share Personal Data with third parties for the third parties’ marketing purposes.


Retention periods

We will not retain Personal Data for longer than is necessary in relation to the purpose for which it is collected, subject to Data Protection Law. As a guide, Personal Data will be retained for the duration of your contract for services with us and for a minimum period of seven years following the termination of that contract.

When Personal Data is no longer required for the purpose it was collected or as required by applicable law, it will be deleted.


Your rights in relation to your personal information

The following is a summary of the data protection rights available to individuals in the European Economic Area in connection with their Personal Information:

  • The right to access the personal information we hold on you
  • The right to have your personal information sent directly to yourself or another organisation
  • The right to have inaccuracies corrected
  • The right to object, including in relation to direct marketing
  • The right to restrict the processing of information
  • The right to have information erased

If you wish to exercise your rights, please contact us using the details below ‘How to Contact us’

If you wish to find out more about data protection in Ireland please visit the website of the Data Protection Commissioner.


Cookies Policy

Omnium Platform may use cookies when you visit our website. By continuing to browse our site you are agreeing to our use of cookies.


What are Cookies?

A cookie is a small piece of data sent from a website and stored in your web browser while you are browsing a website. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing habits on the web page, or a unique identification number so that the website can “remember” you on your return visit. Cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified unless you have furnished such information to the website.


What are the different types of Cookies?

A cookie can be classified by its lifespan and the domain to which it belongs.


By lifespan, a cookie is either a:

  • Session cookie – a temporary cookies which is erased when the user closes the browser or
  • Persistent cookie – which remains on the user’s computer/device for a pre-defined period of time.


We use Persistent Cookies on our website.


Persistent Cookies used by this website include the following Google Analytic cookies:

Cookie name Purpose Term of use
_ga Identify unique/new users 24 months
_gat Throttles request rates 1 minute
_gid Map user journey throughout the site 24 hours


By domain, a cookie is either a:

  • First-party cookies which are set by the web server of the visited page and share the same domain
  • Third-party cookies stored by a different domain to the visited page’s domain. e.g. Google Analytics


There are three different groups of cookies used on this website:

  • Strictly Necessary Cookies are essential to enable navigation around our website and use its features. Without these, we would be unable to provide you with certain features. No information about your browsing habits is gathered by these cookies.
  • Functionality Cookies allow our website to remember choices you have made and helps to provide an enhanced, more personal experience on our website. These cookies do not collect any information which would identify you.
  • Analytics Cookies gather information about how our site is used, including which pages are most often visited. These cookies are anonymous, which means that they won’t collect information which identifies you.


Links from our website

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. Once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over the content, the privacy practice or the cookie policy of that other website.


Can I change my Cookie Preferences?
You do not have to accept cookies and you can, should you choose at any time, reject or block the use of cookies and delete all cookies currently stored on your device. You can find out how to do this by visiting: Alternatively, we have provided links below to popular manufacturers’ instructions on how you can control and/or delete cookies.

Please be aware however that if you chose to block cookies, we cannot guarantee that your experience on this website will be as fulfilling as it would otherwise be.


Updates to this policy

Omnium Platform reserves the right to amend this Policy at any time. Users of this website should regularly check this Policy for any amendments.


How to Contact us

If you have any queries regarding the use of your personal data, please contact us at or by post to The Head of Compliance, Omnium Platform DAC, Suite 1, The Mall, Beacon Court, Sandyford, Dublin 18.


Updated 18 Sep 2018