Privacy

Notification of changes to this statement

Revenue reserves the right to amend this statement at any future date and will post any substantive changes here.

03 May 2017

  • Use of Cookies section updated to reflect the change in approach from an opt-in to opt-out approach in the use of cookies on the website.

01 May 2017

  • Revenue’s privacy policies for our website including Revenue Online Service (ROS) and PAYE Anytime, LPT and myAccount were consolidated. This consolidation involved minor changes to the wording and also included the following changes:
    • a clear statement that information provided voluntarily will be used for Revenue purposes
    • the use of cookies was extended to myAccount and LPT
    • the removal of a paragraph relating to providing a way to correct, update or remove personal data from Revenue’s records (personal data cannot be removed from Revenue’s records)
    • the removal of a reference to prohibition of copying, reproducing and suchlike of this document.

20 February 2017

  • The 'Use of cookies' section was expanded to include detail on our use of Qualtrics for surveys.

29 September 2015 (Website privacy policy)

  • The 'Collection of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses' section was replaced with an expanded “Collection and use of technical information” section which includes more detail. 
  • The 'Use of cookies' section was expanded to add more detail, including the types of cookies we use and how to disable cookies. A paragraph was added to detail our use of Google Analytics. 
  • A reference to myAccount online service was added.

29 June 2013 (ROS and PAYE Anytime, website and LPT privacy policies)

  • The 'Collection of Internet Protocol (IP) addresses' section was edited to remove the statement that IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. This is to facilitate anti-fraud measures. 

10 March 2013 (Website privacy policy)

  • A reference to the LPT online service was added..

27 May 2011 (Website privacy policy)

  • The 'Use of cookies' section was edited to clarify circumstances where we use cookies. 

11 September 2009 (Website privacy policy)

  • A sentence was added to the 'Use of cookies' section. 

26 February 2009 (Website privacy policy)

  • Some duplicate content was removed.
  • The 'Links' section was edited to clarify applicability to www.revenue.ie only.
  • The 'Phishing' section was moved to a separate security page.