Privacy

Use of cookies

This cookie statement covers the revenue.ie and ros.ie websites. 

What are cookies?

Cookies are small text files which are downloaded and saved to your computer or device when you visit a website. Your web browser (such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox or Safari) then sends these cookies back to the website every time you visit it again to remember things like your preferences. Cookies are sometimes sent to another website that uses them to record the user’s online activity.

This website uses different types of cookies. Some are set directly by us to remember your preferences and are explained below.

We also use cookies that are set by third parties for analytics and user feedback, as explained below. Setting these types of cookies requires your permission.

Your choices on cookies

This website uses cookies that are necessary to make the website work. They are explained in the table below.

You can also choose to set other optional cookies in the table below. When you set your cookie choices, a cookie will be saved on your device to remember your choices. You can change your choices for any cookies at any time by returning to this Cookie Statement page. We’ll also ask you to re-confirm your cookie choices regularly, based on the expiry dates shown.

Alternatively, most web browsers allow you to control your cookie choices through the browser settings. We’ve provided links to the most popular browsers’ instructions below. If you use your browser settings to disable the cookies that are necessary to make this website work, it may affect how this website functions for you.

You can also use the browsers’ instructions to delete cookies that were previously set on your device.

Cookies that are used on this website

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  Necessary cookies Revenue

These are cookies that are needed so that the basic functions of this website work. You can block or delete these cookies by changing your browser settings. However, this may affect how this website functions for you.

 
ASP.NET_SessionId Revenue

This cookie maintains an anonymised user session by the server. It stores a session’s status in between http requests, enabling better performance. Content is encrypted and only held during your browsing session. Therefore, once you close out of this website, no information is held, and the cookie is deleted from your device.

Session

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Functionality cookies

Revenue

Also known as “Preferences cookies”, these cookies allow a website to remember the choices you have made.

 

You can block or delete these cookies by changing your browser settings. However, this may affect how this website functions for you.

 

To avoid the need to address cookie choices on every web page, when you save your analytics cookies choice or your survey cookies choice, a cookie will be saved on your device. This is to remember your choice of either On or Off

 
cookie-opt-google Revenue

This cookie is set when you save your cookie preferences to allow or not allow Google Analytics cookies to be saved to your device.

6 months
cookie-opt-qualtrics Revenue

This cookie is set when you save your cookie preferences to allow or not allow Qualtrics cookies to be saved to your device.

Session

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Analytics cookies

 

Google

These cookies are set by a third-party service provided by Google. The service collects and reports information to us in a way that does not directly identify you as a website user.

 

These cookies allow us to count the number of visitors and to see how visitors move around our website. This helps us to improve the way our website works. For example, by making it easier for users to find what they are looking for.

 

Google Analytics reports website trends to us without identifying individual website users. If you do not consent to Google Analytics cookies, it will not affect how the website functions for you. For more information please refer to Google Analytics.

 
_ga Google

This cookie collects information on where a user clicks and the performance of pages.

 6 months
_gid Google

This cookie is used to group the browsing behaviour for a user so that the browsing patterns can be understood.

 24 hours
_gat Google

This cookie is used for managing requests to Google Analytics to increase the efficiency of network calls. This makes sure there aren't too many requests at one time which might impact the performance of the website.

10 minutes

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Survey cookies

  

 

Qualtrics

These cookies allow us to collect your feedback about our website. They are set by a third-party service provided by Qualtrics which collects information of the page you are providing feedback from. These cookies are required so that we know the web page to which your feedback refers. For more information please refer to Qualtrics.

 
QSI_HistorySession Qualtrics

This cookie identifies which page(s) a user has visited during their session to provide information on the page to which the user’s feedback refers.

Session
_cfdruid Qualtrics

This is a cookie that will trigger when a user is leaving feedback to detect malicious visitors and block illegitimate users for security reasons.

Session


Information on cookie settings for popular browsers

You can find out more about how to manage cookies on the most popular browsers at these links:

This cookie policy forms part of Revenue's overall Privacy Statement.

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