Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how SELFEMPLOYED.IE uses and protects any information that the client gives SELFEMPLOYED.IE when the client requests SELFEMPLOYED.IE to complete a tax Self-Assessment or file an income tax return on their behalf. This information may be given to SELFEMPLOYED.IE via our website, by e-mail, by text message and on completion of our SELFEMPLOYED.IE tax agent authorisation form.

 

SELFEMPLOYED.IE is committed to ensuring that the client’s privacy is protected. Should we ask the client to provide certain information by which the client can be identified, then the client can be assured that the information provided will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

 

SELFEMPLOYED.IE may change this policy from time to time in which case we will send the client a revised statement (and/or we will update the privacy statement on our website (www.selfemployed.ie). The client should read the revised policy to ensure that they are happy with the changes.

This policy is effective from 1st May 2014.

 

What data do we collect from clients?

In order to pursue a request to complete a tax Self-Assessment or file an income tax return on behalf of our clients, we may collect the following information:

  • Contact information such as name, e-mail address, mailing address, telephone/mobile telephone number.
  • All information pertinent to completing an income tax return on the clients behalf such as expenses, revenues sources, etc.,
  • Social Security Number.
  • Demographic information such as age, education, gender and interests.
  • Other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.

 

What do we do with the information we collect?

We require the information to understand the client’s needs and provide the client with a better service, and in particular to:

  • Administer the client’s account.
  • Provide the services the client requested.
  • Send the client marketing communications.
  • From time to time we may use the client information to contact the client for market research purposes.

 

Information Obtained from Third Parties

If the client provides us with personal information about others, or if other parties provide us with the client’s information, we will only use that information for the specific reason for which it was provided to us.

 

Information Sharing

We will share client’s personal information with third parties only in ways as set out in this privacy statement. We do not sell our clients personal information to third parties.

We may provide the clients personal information to companies that provide services to help us with our business activities such as conducting market studies and offering customer services. These companies are authorised to use the clients personal information only as necessary to provide these services to us.

We may also disclose our clients personal information:

  • As required by law such as to comply with a subpoena or similar legal process.
  • When we believe in good faith that disclosure is necessary to protect our rights, protect our clients safety or the safety of others, investigate fraud, or respond to a request by a government agency.
  • In the event that SELFEMPLOYED.IE is involved in a merger, acquisition or sale of all or part of its assets, the client will be notified in writing (letter/e-mail) of any change in ownership or uses of the clients personal information, as well as any relevant choices the client may have in respect of their personal information.
  • To any other third party with the clients prior consent to do so.

 

Security

We are committed to ensuring that our client’s personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect from our clients.

 

Updating or Correcting Client Personal Information

If the client wishes to review or change/update any personal information to ensure it is accurate, please contact us directly at: e-mail address: info@selfemployed.ie or by telephone at: 087-9040472.

 

Note: It is important that the client advises us of any changes to their personal information so that their account information is always correct.

 

Notification of Privacy Policy Changes

We may update this privacy policy to reflect changes to our information practices. Should we make any material changes to our policy we will notify our clients by e-mail (sent to the e-mail address as specified to us by the client) or by posting a notice on our website www.selfemployed.ie . We invite all our clients to periodically review our policy on our website page.

 

(1)      SELFEMPLOYED.IE is a trading name of MB Tax Refunds Limited.

Selfemployed.ie is part of the MB Tax Refunds group who also operate Irish Tax Rebates. We not only offer income tax returns, but we can also help you to claim back any overpaid tax you are entitled to. So whether you are self-employed, have a second source of income or fall under PAYE, we can help you with your tax. Check out our website for more details irishtaxrebates.ie.

T: 059 8634794

E: info@selfemployed.ie

A: 1 Leinster Street
Athy, Co. Kildare