Privacy Policy & Data Privacy Notice

Truss Mortgages Limited t/a

Sussd Mortgages

Truss Mortgages Limited (Company Registration Number 690100) trading as Sussd / Sussd Mortgages complies with the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) 2018 and the Irish Data Protection Act 2018.

At Sussd Mortgages we take your data and privacy very seriously and will only use your personal information to provide the products and services you have requested from us. We are committed to respecting and protecting your privacy and want you to feel safe when you give us your personal details.

Our principal business is to provide advice and arrange transactions on behalf of clients in relation to Mortgage Products and Associated Insurances. We are a mortgage credit intermediary and mortgage intermediary firm. We act as the service provider between you, the client, and our product providers of the leading financial institutions. We provide our services from the selection of products provided by the Companies and Lenders we have agencies with. We recommend the product that, in our professional opinion, is best suited to you. In providing this service to you we will need to obtain personal information from you. The following outlines how we process this information and how it is used. Any questions or concerns you have can be addressed to us directly.

This Privacy Notice sets out the basis on which we gather, use, process and disclose any Personal Data we collect about you, or that you provide to us. This Privacy Notice applies to you, whether you are a current, past or prospective customer. It also applies to third parties whose Data you provide to us in connection with our relationship with you (for example, the names of relatives). Please ensure that you provide a copy of this Privacy Notice to any third parties whose personal data you provide to us.

This privacy notice describes how we might use your information if you:

  • Visit our website at or
  • Engage with us in other related ways

In this privacy notice, if we refer to:

  • “Website,” we are referring to and

The purpose of this privacy notice is to explain to you in the clearest possible way possible what information we collect, how we use it, and what rights you have in relation to it.

Contact Us

Queries in relation to this Data Privacy notice should be directed to our Data Protection Officer at 20 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2.

AddressSussd Mortgages, 20 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2, D02 H364
Telephone01 - 685 4888

Legal Basis for Processing Your Information

We will only use your Personal Data for lawful reasons;

  • The use is necessary for the performance of a contract to which you are a party or in order to take steps at your request prior to entering a contract (such as providing a recommendation).
  • The use is necessary to comply with our legal obligations.
  • You have consented to us using your information in such a way.
  • The use is necessary for the purpose of our legitimate interests.
  • The use is necessary for the performance of a task carried out in the public interest, such as assisting a regulatory authority’s investigation of a criminal offence

The Purpose of Processing Your Information

  • To give you information on and provide you with recommended financial products.
  • Disclose data to the policyholder, the life assured, beneficiary, trustee, assignee, successors, group company or to other parties.
  • To comply with legal and regulatory requirements including Anti-Money Laundering and Sanctions compliance.
  • To understand how people interact with our websites (if applicable).
  • To carry out and determine the effectiveness of advertising, and of marketing campaigns.

Information Automatically Collected by Us

We automatically collect certain information when you visit, use or navigate the website. This information does not reveal your specific identity (like your name or contact information) may include device and usage information, such as your IP address, browser and device characteristics, operating system, language preferences, referring URL’s, device name, country, location, information about how and when you use our website and other technical information. This information is primarily needed to maintain the security and operation of our website and for internal analytics and reporting purposes.

Like many businesses, we also collect information through cookies and similar technologies. We may use cookies and similar technologies (like web beacons and pixels) to access or store information. Specific details on how we use such technologies and how you can refuse certain cookies is set out in our Cookie Notice:

The information we collect includes;

  • Log and Usage Data - Log and usage data are service-related, diagnostic, usage and performance information our servers automatically collect when you access or use our website and which we record in log files.
  • Device Data - We collect device data such as information about your computer, phone, tablet or other devices you use to access the website. Depending on the device used, this device data may include your IP Address (or proxy server), device and application identification numbers, location, browser type, hardware model, internet service provider and/or mobile carrier, operating system and system configuration.
  • Location Data - We collect location data, such as information about your device’s location, which can be precise or imprecise. How much information we collect depends on the type and settings of the device you use to access the website.

For example, we may use GPS and other technologies to collect geolocation data that tells us your current location (based on your IP address). You can opt-out of allowing us to collect this information either by refusing access to the information or by disabling your location setting on your device.

How and Where We get Your Personal Data

You provide us with your personal information directly when you contact us, complete our application forms, speak with us or visit our website. We also get personal information from solicitors, employers, personal representatives, Lenders we have agencies with or regulators (where relevant). We gather, record and hold information on you in order to provide you with a professional service and / or mortgage, pension or insurance product. Outlined below is a list of personal information and how we use it;

  • Identity Information – to comply with money laundering legislation.
  • Contact Information – to contact you about existing product or new product that you have requested.
  • Financial Information – to determine the most suitable mortgage / or associated insurance product for you.
  • Family Details and Composition – to determine the most suitable mortgage / or associated insurance product for you.
  • Information on your physical or mental health – used with your consent we process information you have provided to us in relation to your health to provide you with life assurance or income protection products.
  • Information obtained from third parties – Information obtained through agreement with third parties such as Financial Institutions is used to help us offer you suitable products and services.

In order to provide our services and to comply with legal obligations imposed on us, Sussd Mortgages may share your personal information with:

  • Data Processors – companies that act as service providers under contract with Sussd Mortgages and only process your information as instructed by Sussd Mortgages. Your personal information is transferred securely. This would include, but is not limited to, Lenders, Stockbrokers, Insurance and Assurance Companies etc.
  • Regulators & An Garda Siochana – Regulators, An Garda Siochana and the Revenue Commissioners as needed to comply with regulations and law.
  • Financial Services Ombudsman – in the event of a complaint.
  • The Data Protection Commissioner.
  • The Pensions Authority.
  • Other Companies – we may share your information with third parties subject to your consent.

Your personal information is processed and stored within the EU.

Types of Personal Data Held

When we collect personal information about you, we tell you why we are asking for the information and what we intend to do with it. You will have the option of not providing the information, although, in these instances, you may not be able to access certain products/services. Our legal basis reason for processing your data is in order to be able to provide you with a retail financial product. We require the information from you to assist our firm to ascertain your actual needs/requirements.

You need to give consent for us to collect and use personal information classed as sensitive or for certain uses of your personal information. You are given the choice to provide consent, or not. When we collect your consent, we will explain what we need it for and how you can change your mind in the future.

Retention of your Personal Data

Data will not be held for longer than is necessary for the purpose(s) for which they were obtained. Upon lapsing or cancellation of a policy our company policy is to retain our client data for 7 years in order to fulfil our obligations under the Central Bank of Ireland’s Consumer Protection Code 2012 and our obligations under the Criminal Justice (Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing) Act 2010.

Sharing information with third parties

Personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us, including the data collected in relation to contracts of insurance with insurers for which we act as a mortgage, insurance and investment intermediaries. We share this data with the product providers we hold agencies with. We do not share your data with any other 3rd party.

Data security

Sussd Mortgages intent is to strictly protect the security of your personal information, only use the data for the purpose that is was collected for and carefully protect your data from loss, misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction. We have taken appropriate steps to safeguard and secure the information we collect from you.


Sussd Mortgages may send you information from time to time, about products and services of ours that we think you may like, as well as those of our partner companies.

We require your consent to market new products and services. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date. You have the right at any time to stop Sussd Mortgages from contacting you for marketing purposes.

Additional Processing

If we intend to further process your personal data for a purpose other than for which the data was collected, we will provide this information to you prior to processing this data.

Data Subject Rights

You are entitled to know whether we hold information about you and, if we do, to have access to that information and have it corrected if it is inaccurate or out of date. Everyone has:

  • The right to access – Regulators, An Garda Siochana and the Revenue Commissioners as needed to comply with regulations and law.
  • The right to rectification – you have the right to request that Sussd Mortgages correct any information you believe is inaccurate.
  • The right to erasure – you have the right to request that Sussd Mortgages erases your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to object to processing – you have the right to object to Sussd’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.
  • The right to portability – you have the right to request that Sussd transfers the data that we have collected to another organisation.

The right to complain to the DPC

If for any reason, you are not satisfied with how we store your client data or fail to satisfy a Data request you have the right to make a complaint to the Data Protection Commissioner, see contact details below:

Data Protection Commissioner

Address21 Fitzwilliam Square, Dublin 2, D02 RD28, Ireland
Telephone1890 252 231
Fax+353 57 868 4757

Privacy policy statement changes

Truss Mortgages Limited trading as Sussd Mortgages may change this privacy policy from time to time. When such a change is made, we will post a revised version online. Changes will be effective from the point at which they are posted. It is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically so you’re aware of any changes. By using our services, you agree to this privacy policy.

Sussd Mortgages keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this webpage. This privacy policy was last updated on 1st July 2022

Data Protection Commissioner

AddressSussd Mortgages, 20 Harcourt Street, Dublin 2, D02 H364
Telephone01 - 685 4888