ESB Networks DAC may use your personal data to the extent necessary (a) to set up and manage your connection agreement (b) for compliance with its licence and other legal obligations; and/or (c) for its legitimate interests (provided those interests do not conflict with your fundamental rights and freedoms) Personal data provided by you in this application form may be disclosed to other parties in the following circumstances:
- In performing its functions, ESB Networks DAC may utilise the services of contractors or other suppliers. ESB Networks DAC may disclose your data to these parties to the extent necessary to perform their functions and provided they are only permitted to use your data as instructed by ESB Networks DAC. They are also required to keep your data safe and secure.
- ESB Networks DAC may make available the existence, location and/or technical aspects of your connection to licensed electricity supply companies and other parties involved in your electricity supply. In the case of new connections, ESB Networks DAC will make available your telephone contact number to licensed electricity supply companies in order to facilitate energisation of the connection.
- ESB Networks DAC may be required by law, or our license obligations, to provide data that ESB Networks DAC holds about you, your electricity supply or connection, to government agencies or departments, the Commission for Regulation of Utilities or other third parties.
- Contact details may also be provided to a professional third party market research company for the purposes of researching your satisfaction with the services provided by ESB Networks DAC. This information may also be used to enhance our services as the Distribution System Operator.