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General Statement
The Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority (IAASA) fully respects your right to privacy, and will not collect any personal information about you without your clear permission. Any personal information which you volunteer to IAASA will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

Data controller identity
IAASA is the data controller in respect of data collected through the work of the Authority or through this website, and can be contacted at:


Phone:  045 983 600


Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority
Willow House
Millennium Park
Naas, Co Kildare
W91 C6KT

How we use your information
The Authority seeks and retains certain personal data for certain elements of its work, for example complaints that are considered by our Conduct Unit, and the registration of certain categories of liquidators. The Authority has an email list of persons who have volunteered to receive alerts related to website updates. In addition the Authority collects and stores personal data (names, addresses etc.) through correspondence with third parties which it retains in accordance with its data retention policy. Personal data is retained only where the Authority deems it necessary for the carrying out of its statutory functions, or in relation to engagement with external service providers.

Sharing of personal data
The Authority may share personal data with third parties in accordance with the law, for example with other regulatory or enforcement authorities, or with certain third party service providers that provide services to our Conduct Unit. Any third parties are required to have appropriate safeguards in place to protect personal data.

Rights to data access and rectification/deletion of personal data
Any party in respect of whom the Authority has personal data has the right to request access to that data, and also to seek where appropriate the rectification and/or deletion of that personal data.  Where that personal data has been provided on consent any party has the right to withdraw that consent. Access to personal data should be requested through the Data Protection Officer. Requests for personal data will be responded to within 30 days. IAASA may need to seek further information to identify your personal data and/or to verify your identity.

Website of the Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority
The Irish Auditing and Accounting Supervisory Authority is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of other websites. Any external links to other websites are clearly identifiable as such. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected on our web site.

Collection and use of Technical Information
This website does not use cookies, apart from temporary “session” cookies which enable a visitor’s web browser to remember which pages on this website have already been visited. Visitors can use this website with no loss of functionality if cookies are disabled from the web browser. Once you close your browser, access to the cookie simply terminates. Technical details in connection with visits to this website are logged by our internet service provider for our statistical purposes. No information is collected that could be used by us to identify website visitors. The technical details logged are confined to the following items:

  • the IP address of the visitor’s web server;
  • the top-level domain name used (for example .ie, .com, .org, .net);
  • clickstream data which shows the traffic of visitors around this website (for example pages accessed and documents downloaded);
  • the type of web browser used by the website visitor;
  • the version of the operating system used by the visitor;
  • the date and time you access the site.

Some of the above information is used to create summary statistics, which allow us to assess the number of visitors to our site and identify what pages are accessed most frequently. We use these statistics to help us make our site more user-friendly, secure and effective.

Purpose and legal basis for processing
IAASA does not collect any personal data about you on this website, apart from information which you volunteer (for example by e-mailing us). Any information which you provide in this way is not made available to any third parties, including third countries, save as required by law, and is used by IAASA only in line with the purpose for which you provided it.

Data retention
IAASA only retains personal data for as long as is necessary, consistent with its data retention policy. Where personal data is no longer needed it is destroyed.

Should any party wish to lodge a complaint in relation to how their personal data has been handled they can do so by contacting the Data Protection Officer.

Data Protection Officer
IAASA’s Data Protection Officer can be contacted at

Notification of Changes to Policy
IAASA reserves the right in its sole discretion to amend this privacy statement at any time, and you should regularly check this privacy statement for any amendments.


For queries regarding our Privacy Statement, please contact: