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General Data Protection Regulations ( GDPR ) – Privacy Notice, Rates Office

Your information is collected to process monies due to Dublin City Council in respect of rates. The legal basis is provided for under the Poor Relief ( Ireland ) Act 1838 – Local Government Reform Act 2014. The information may be shared with:

  • Valuation Office – to facilitate the valuation of your rating
  • Business Improvement District ( BID ) – where the rating is within the BID parameter for the city
  • Relevant Bank – to facilitate a direct debit payment
  • Printing Company – to facilitate the printing of rate bills
  • Solicitors – legal requests re sale/ debt recovery etc
  • Trusted third parties who perform services for us, including receivers, liquidators etc
  • Statutory, regulatory and law enforcement authorities, as required by law

Your information is retained for 7 years after you cease to be an occupier liable to pay rates unless there is ongoing debt collection proceedings in which case your information will be kept until the monies owing are paid.

Dublin City Council Privacy Statement is available at

For more information

Dublin City Council
Rates Office
16 Castle Street
Dublin 2
D02 TR63

Office opening hours: 09.30 to 16.00.

Tel: (01) 222 2171
Fax: (01) 679 3051 or (01) 222 2958