Terms of Business

These terms of business set out the basis on which we will provide business services to you as an individual private client of the firm. Valid from 30th April 2013. Compare Travel Insurance Ireland .Com is owned by Paul Hudson trading as Magenta Online Marketing.

Our Contact Details

Paul Hudson trading as Magenta Online Marketing, 2 Magenta Hall, Santry, Dublin 9, Ireland. Email: info@magenta.ie

Our Status

Paul Hudson trading as Magenta Online Marketing is an Insurance Intermediary and is authorised and regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. The business is registered as an Insurance Intermediary under the European Communities (Insurance Mediation) Regulations, 2005. We are subject to the Central Bank’s Consumer Protection Code 2012, Minimum Competency Code 2011 and Fitness and Probity Standards, which offer protection to consumers and can be found on the Central Bank’s website www.centralbank.ie.

Our Authorisation can be verified by contacting the Central Bank on 1890 77 77 77. A copy of the firm’s statement of authorised status is available on request.

Our Services

Life and non-life insurance brokering. We provide leads to other regulated entities for the purpose of transacting life and non-life insurance. We also provide a limited aggregator/comparison service for travel insurance. We do not offer personal financial advice or tailored recommendations nor do we make endorsements of products/services suppliers. All tables and text on Compare Travel Insurance Ireland .com are for informational purposes only and should not be considered as financial advice.

Our Remuneration

Paul Hudson trading as Magenta Online Marketing receives commission from product producers with whom we provide an online mediation facility.

Home and motor insurance policies are provided by O’Callaghan Insurances Ltd. Fees charged for motor & home insurance administration are: Policy Setup/Renewal up to €50, Mid Term Adjustments €30, Named Driver Experience Letters €20, Request for duplicate documentation €20. If paying by Credit or Debit Card a 2% charge applies per transaction. If there is a default on Direct Debit payments a €25 fee applies. Fees for Corporate Insurances; new business set up, renewal administration or mid term administration are charged based on complexity & level of administration required and may be up to 50% of the premium.

Business insurance policies are provided by O’Callaghan Insurances Ltd: New Business & Renewal Set up Charge up to 50% of premium subject to a minimum of €50. Policy Amendment or Cancellation. Charge up to 30% of premium subject to a minimum of €30. Duplicate documentation up to €25.

Other insurances include: pet insurance max remuneration 10%, gadget insurance max remuneration 10%, travel insurance max remuneration 18% & bicycle insurance max remuneration 10%.

Mortgage protection insurance policies are provided by JSBCA Ltd t/a Low. The rate of commission payable to us is at a significantly reduced rate, to allow for the significant discounts on premiums. Details are available on request.

Data Protection & Confidentiality

Paul Hudson trading as Magenta Online Marketing will treat any personal or other information with respect and confidence in accordance with data protection legislation.

Duty of Disclosure

It is your duty to provide complete and accurate information to insurers when incepting your insurance policy, it is important that you ensure all information is to the best of your knowledge, full and accurate.  Failure to disclose any material information to your insurers could invalidate your insurance cover and in the event of a claim part of or all may not be paid.

Conflicts of Interest

It is the policy of the firm to avoid any conflict of interest when providing business services to its clients. However, where an unavoidable conflict of interest arises we will advise you of the steps we propose to take in order to protect your interests before providing you with any business service.


We will endeavour to resolve complaints within 5 working days. In the event that we have been unable to do so, we will then go to our full complaints procedure, a summary of which is detailed below. Each complaint will be acknowledged by us within 5 working days of receipt, updates will be advised in intervals of no more than 20 working days, we will endeavour to resolve the complaint within 40 business days and findings will be furnished to you within 5 working days of completion of the investigation. In the event that you are not entirely satisfied with the firms handling of and response to your complaint you may wish to direct your complaint to the Financial Services Ombudsman, 3rd Floor, Lincoln House, Lincoln Place, Dublin 2. Low Call 1890 88 20 90. Our full complaints procedure is available on request

Governing Law

This agreement is subject to Irish Law and the Irish Courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any dispute.

Investor Compensation Company Limited

Paul Hudson trading as Magenta Online Marketing is a member of the Investor Compensation scheme established under the Investor Compensation act 1988, which provides certain remedies to eligible clients on default by us. The right to compensation will arise only:

· If you are an eligible investor as defined by the act.

· If we are not in a position to return client money or investment instruments owned or belonging to our clients; and

· The extent that your loss is recognised for the purposed of the act.

When an entitlement to compensation is established, the compensation payable will be the lesser of 90% of your loss which is recognised for the purposes of the Investor Compensation Act 1988 or Eur 20,000.

Compare Travel Insurance Ireland .Com is owned by Paul Hudson trading as Magenta Online Marketing.
Paul Hudson trading as Magenta Online Marketing is regulated by the Central Bank of Ireland. Registered in Ireland, ref no 117655.