Rights of a data subject

Right to access information

You are entitled to obtain the personal data that we hold about you except in certain circumstances. These are detailed in Section 851B(5) of the Taxes Consolidation Act 1997. You can request a copy of your data by either letter or by email. This is under Article 15 of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

You are entitled to the following information:

  • why we are processing your personal data
  • what categories of data we hold about you
  • who we are sharing your data with
  • where we originally obtained your data
  • how long we will keep it 
  • how you can request rectification (correction) of your personal data
  • how you can request erasure (deletion) of your personal data
  • whether we use automated decision-making in relation to your personal data
  • whether we profile you based on your personal data
  • how you can make a complaint to the Data Protection Commission

Full details are outlined in Personal data processed by Revenue and in our Record retention policy and schedule.  

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