Privacy

Overview

Revenue fully respects your right to privacy in relation to your interactions with this website [1].

Revenue is committed to fulfilling its obligations under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003. Any queries in relation to data protection issues, including how to make a data access request or a request for rectification of your data, should be made through Data Protection.

General Statement

Revenue will not collect any personal information about you except for the purposes of taxes, social welfare contributions and certain other statutory functions as assigned by the Oireachtas.  Any information you provide to us in the course of your business with us will be used for Revenue purposes and is not shared with third parties unless allowed or required by law.  Further information about Data Protection in Revenue.

Confidentiality and Security

Revenue has a legal duty to protect the confidentiality of taxpayer information. Any personal information provided by you will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality and strictly in accordance with national Data Protection and Electronic Communications legislation, Revenue policy [2] and applicable European Union (EU) directives.

Throughout the registration process for our online services and when you are submitting sensitive information such as that required in a tax return, the information is encrypted to protect confidentiality, transmitted with a Digital Certificate in the case of Revenue Online Service (ROS), and protected according to industry best practice.

[1] References to ‘website’ include references to our online services, that is, ROS, myAccount and LPT.

[2] Includes policies on Data Protection, protected disclosures and procurement accessibility.

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