Last updated at 11:55 on 28/04/2014
This statement sets out the privacy practices of the Valuation Office in connection with the privacy of users of this web site. Our web site contains links to other web sites. The Valuation Office is not responsible for the privacy practices of these other web sites. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on our web site.
Collection and Use of Personal Information.
Personal information is identified as information that can identify an individual. The Valuation Office fully respects your right to privacy and does not collect any personal data about you on this web site apart from personal information which you voluntarily choose to provide. Any personal information which you provide will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality in accordance with the terms of the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003. Such personal information is not made available to any third parties and is used by the Valuation Office only in line with the purpose for which you provided it.
Right of Access
Under the Data Protection Acts 1988 and 2003 you are entitled to obtain a copy of your personal data at any time. A copy of this information may be obtained on request in writing to: Ms. Mary Smyth, Personnel Officer, Valuation Office, Irish Life Centre, Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org When a valid request is received, the Valuation Office will process your request within 40 days.
Right of Rectification or Erasure
You are entitled to have your personal data corrected if we hold inaccurate data or deleted if we do not have legitimate reason for retaining it. Should you wish to apply to correct or delete data you can do so on request in writing to: Ms. Mary Smyth, Personnel Officer, Valuation Office, Irish Life Centre, Abbey Street Lower, Dublin 1, Tel: 8171004 or by email: email@example.com Your personal data will be rectified or erased within 40 days provided there is reasonable evidence in support of the need for rectification or erasure.
Collection and Use of Technical Information
Glossary of Technical Terms Used
Web Browser: The piece of software used to access and view web pages. Examples are Microsoft Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Netscape Navigator and Mozilla Firefox.
Operating System: An operating system (OS) is a collection of software that manages computer hardware (eg Windows XP, Windows 7 , Apple OS & Android).
IP Address: The unique address which identifies your computer on the internet. The address takes the form of a series of four one to three digit numbers separated by dots, for example, 218.104.22.168.
Cookies: Cookies are small pieces of information placed on your computer by a web site which can be read by the web site on your subsequent visits. The information stored in a cookie may relate to your browsing patterns on the web page, or contain a unique identification number so that the web site can “remember” you on your return visit. Cookies used on our website www.valoff.ie do not collect personal information from which you can be identified unless you have furnished such information to the web site. Most browsers allow you to turn off cookies or to customise your settings for cookies. To find out how to do this, see the 'Help' menu on your browser. Please note that if you turn off cookies or change your settings, some features of websites may not work correctly.