Privacy Statement

The Civil Registration Service fully respects your right to privacy in relation to your interactions with this website.

Collection and Use of Personal Information

The Civil Registration Service does not collect any personal information on this website unless you provide such information voluntarily.

We take every precaution to protect the confidentiality of your personal information in accordance with Data Protection legislation. Any information you provide to us in the course of your business with us is not shared with third parties unless allowed or required by law.

Payment is processed by a hosted Data Processor.  The hosted Data Processor will take your payment details and after the payment has been fully processed this information will be deleted.

Use of Cookies

On our website, we use ‘session’ cookies to track users’ progress through the site, allowing us to maintain the security and integrity of the data being used.  The information on a cookie is not linked to any personally identifiable information you submit to our site.  Once you close your browser, this session cookie is deleted.  We do not use cookies to identify you personally or any personal information or to detect your subsequent visits to this website, however these may be used for a number of purposes including administering the site, analysing trends and gathering statistics. Session cookies are not linked to personally identifiable information.  This information may include:

  • The logical address of the server you are using
  • The top level domain name from which you access the Internet (for example, .ie, .com, .org etc.,.)
  • The type of browser you are using
  • The date and time you access our site
  • The Internet Address used to link to our site

External Links

The Civil Registration Service website contains links to other sites. The Civil Registration Service is not responsible for the privacy standards of other websites. We encourage you to be aware of this when you leave the Civil Registration Service website. This privacy statement applies solely to www.certificates.ie.

We are not responsible for the content of any linked site. Listing and linking should not be taken as an endorsement of any kind and we accept no liability in respect of the content. We cannot guarantee that these links will work all of the time and have no control over the availability of the linked pages.

Notification of Changes to this Statement

The Civil Registration Service reserves the right to amend this statement at any future date and will post any substantive changes here.

You can contact us by telephone at: 01 8638200