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Farmers Marts (R G Jones) Ltd is a co-operative society established in 1953, operating across Meirionnydd and the surrounding areas. The co-operative society was formed by a group of forward-thinking farmers who invited shareholdings to purchase a number of livestock markets across North Wales.

We provide Specialist Auctioneering, Valuation, Estate Agency and property related advice services

We are a proactive and adaptable team who are continuously adapting to change and delivering new services such as our new online auctions which have proved to be extremely successful.

RG Jones is the professional services branch of Farmers Marts, operating across North Wales.  We offer our services from our offices in Dolgellau and Bala and have advertisement space in Machynlleth. Our coverage across North West Wales allows an excellent spread in the area.

As a small team we endeavour to provide a personal and professional service at all times.

Our team members have had a range of professional training and have vast experience across a spectrum of rural property work including:-

  •  Sale and Letting of a range of property – Residential property, Farms, Land and

 Estates and Commercial property

  •  Valuations for all Purposes - Tax, Probate, Transfer, Insurance etc
  •  Compensation Claims for utilities, road schemes and Compulsory Purchase
  •  Advice on Government Payment Schemes
  •  Resolving Landlord and Tenant issues
  •  Property Management


Farmers Marts (R G Jones) Ltd Privacy Notice explains how we may collect, use, process, share and store personal information about you and/or your company, and the choices that are available to you and/or your company with regards to this information. 

Please read this Privacy Notice carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal information and how it is used by us.

Auction Buyers and Sellers, vendors and purchasers of property, including property and land rental information, professinal services information

Personal information collected

Farmers Marts (R G Jones) Ltd collect personal information about you and/or your company when you trade with us, or request/obtain or fill in via website an entry form to one of our mart sales or online sales.  We may inform you of forthcoming sales, business updates, professional updates and marketing.

Your information will be collect about you and/or your company when you contact us by any means, i.e. by phone, email, social media and/or visit our website.  Only the necessary information to carry out your request will be collected, i.e. your personal information that is needed with regards to any

of our sales, eg. your name, address, email, telephone and/or mobile number, VAT registration number, any other relevant registration details and details of the items to be sold or bought. 

We may hold proof of address, proof of identity as well as other contact information of you on our data system. This may include copies of passports, utility bills, tax reference and driving licence.  This information is held to check identity for money laundering and counter terrorism purposes and is a legal requirement (Anti Money Laundering and Terrorism Financing Act 2018)

Collected for what purpose

The information collected about you is to enable you to trade in our markets.  If you have entered items or bought items in any of our sales, your name and address and contact details will be kept on file in order in order to send details of future similar sales to you by post/or by email. 

With regard to the Estate Agency side, we may collect and process your data with your consent, to be including in our mailing list of properties/rentals.

We also hold customer and shareholders data to allow us to process necessary business transactions so we can operate and administer the products and services which we provide. These include:

  • To enable us to receive and produce cheques, BACS payments and invoices.
  • To enable us to complete sales and purchases of land and property.

Your personal details will not be shared with any other company, unless you have give us your consent to do so.

You may withdraw any consent you have given us at any time.


In order to keep you informed, we may send details of aspects of our work which may be of interest to you via our own websites/Facebook.  We also may forward details of forthcoming sales, market trading reports, details of property sales, professional information on our services, etc, to you by email. 

We also use WhatsApp and a mailing lists provider. Data is also held by third party CRM software’s used by the company:

  • Newline ASP
  • 10Ninety
  • WhatsApp
  • Mailchimp

If you have consented to receive marketing, you may opt out at a later date. 

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.  If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please contact us (see How to contact us, below).  In accordance with the UK Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) we are required to ensure that the information we hold about you is accurate and up to date.   To meet this requirement, we may contact you to check that you wish to remain on our lists, and to give you the opportunity to update your details where necessary. The information we hold is purely to communicate with you as per the different aspects of our work.  If you find anything incorrect, please do let us know.

Sharing your information

If you hold an account with us we may use a credit reference agency to obtain financial information about you.  Also, if it is necessary to engage the services of a debt-collecting company we will share your details with them to enable them to carry out their work.  We do not share information with other third parties but sometimes we may have a legal obligation to pass on your details, for example to a law enforcement agency or regulator, or with companies and organisations for the purposes of fraud protection and credit risk reduction. (Bribary Act 2010, Anti Money Laundering, Terrorism Financing Act 2018)

Lawful Bases Under Which We Process This Data

The law on data protection allows us to collect and store personal data for a number of different reasons:-

  • Contractual Obligations – where you enter in to a business transaction with Farmers Marts (RG Jones) Ltd
  • Legal Obligation – where we are required to collect and store personal data as a legal obligation such as Anti- Money Laundering regulations.
  • Consent – In specific situations, we can collect and process your data with your consent, for example, to be including in our mailing list of properties

Legitimate Interest – In certain situations, we may require your data to pursue our legitimate interests in a way which might reasonably be expected as part of running our business and which does not materially impact your rights, freedom or interests, for example, risk assessment, due diligence or the cyber security of our systems, or the updating of customer details, lettings, sales and any other products and services provided

Cookie Policy

A cookie is a small string of text that a website can send to your browser to store user information for the purposes of distinguishing your browser from a previous visitor by saving and remembering any preferences or passwords that may have been set while browsing that site.  Currently this site uses (Google Analytics) cookies. You are free to refuse cookies from this website but this may prevent you accessing some parts of this site.  Cookies do not store or pass any personal data from this website.

We may use cookies (a small information file that is sent to your website and stored on a computer’s hard disk about your use of our website such as your IP address). We only use cookies to gather information on IP addresses, track movements on the website and administer the website.

Other Websites

Our website contains links to other websites.  This privacy policy only applies to Farmers Marts (RG Jones) Limited websites and  

If you click on any other websites you need to read their own privacy policies.

Privacy Policy review

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and will update any changes on this website.  We recommend that you check this policy regularly.   If the changes are significant, we may also inform registered users of these changes by email.

How to contact us

Contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:-

By email to  

Or write to us at Farmers Marts (RG Jones) Ltd, Llys Meirion, Dolgellau, Gwynedd LL40 1AB         

Privacy Policy Farmers Marts (RG Jones) Ltd - 18/10/ 2023