Privacy and security in QuickBooks Self-Employed.

At Intuit, we build privacy and security into everything we do. We understand your information is valuable and needs to remain absolutely secure.

We place the highest importance on protecting you and your online data. You can feel completely confident when entrusting your personal and financial information to Intuit.

Why we ask for your bank information

We ask for your online banking credentials (user name and password) so we can establish a secure, one-way connection with your financial institution, whether it�s a bank, credit union, or credit card company.

Once we connect to your bank, QuickBooks Self-Employed downloads your transactions automatically and securely. Using data that already exists at your bank saves you from having to manually enter and record transactions in QuickBooks Self-Employed.

Each time you sign-in to QuickBooks Self-Employed, we automatically update, sync, and download your financial transactions so you always have the latest information.

How we keep your information secure

We rely on advanced, industry-recognised security and virus safeguards to keep all your financial data private and protected. With password-protected sign in, firewall protected servers, and the same encryption technology (128-bit SSL) used by the world's top banking institutions, we have the security elements in place to give you complete peace of mind.

How we protect your identify

Your identity is safe with QuickBooks Self-Employed. We ask only for the following info to create an account:

  • Email address
  • Postcode
  • Site-specific password

QuickBooks Self-Employed will never ask you for information that a hacker would need to steal your identity, such as your tax file number, bank account numbers or your home address.

The connection we create is always "read-only." No one can use any of your information in QuickBooks Self-Employed to move any money. In addition, we don�t sell, rent, or share your information with third parties for their promotional use.

Where your data is physically located

Your data is stored on Intuit-owned servers protected by multiple layers of network, storage, logical, and physical access security. These servers are located in multiple data centres for redundancy, and they provide backup and disaster recovery capabilities.

For more information

The QuickBooks Security page is a great resource for personal and small-business advice about online security. We also have some great tips for protecting your account.

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