General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

What is GDPR?

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is intended to strengthen and unify data protection for all individuals.

At Danske Bank (which is a trading name of Northern Bank Limited, Donegall Square West, Belfast. Registered in Northern Ireland R568), we are committed to ensuring the protection of your personal information.

In line with our aim of making more possible, we have enhanced the procedures we have in place to safeguard your privacy and ensure that you feel confident about the security of your personal information, in line with GDPR guidelines.

What does it mean for me?

Some of the key benefits for you are that:

  • You have greater control over your personal information and data
  • You have new rights in terms of accessing your information free of charge, and if you notice that any of the information we hold on you is inaccurate, we’ll put this right
  • We will always retain your personal information in accordance with law and regulation and never retain your information for longer than is necessary
  • We’ll only send you marketing messages if we have your consent to do so

What do I need to know?

Data Protection Privacy Notice

This notice explains how we use your personal information, sets out your rights under the new laws and explains how the law protects you.

If we provide you with an account or other banking services then we will use your personal and, if you are a business customer, your business information, in the ways set out in this notice. If you are not content that we will use your information in these ways we may not be able to provide you with an account or other banking services.

Data Protection Privacy Notice

As well as using your information to manage the products and services we provide to you, we will need to use your data for a number of other reasons. These include the following: