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Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how Lavin Guns uses and protects any information that you give Lavin Guns when you use this website. Lavin Guns is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement. Lavin Guns may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect


We may collect the following information:

  • name

  • contact information including email address

  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests

  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather


We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.

  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.

  • We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

  • From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.



We are committed to ensuring that your 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 online.

How we use cookies


A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us. You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • whenever you are asked to fill in a form on the website, look for the box that you can click to indicate that you do not want the information to be used by anybody for direct marketing purposes

  • if you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to Lavin Guns, Lavin House, Knockahollet, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Co.Antrim, BT44 9BE.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Cookies What are Cookies?


We collect information about your use of our Site through cookies. Cookies are information that files stored on your computer, tablet or smartphone that help websites remember who you are and information about your visit. Cookies can help to display the information on our Site in a way that matches your interests. Most major websites use cookies.

a. What cookies are used on this Site?

The cookies we and our business partners use on our Site are broadly grouped into the following categories:

· Essential – Some of the cookies on our Site are essential for us to be able to provide you with a service you have requested. An example of this could be a cookie used to enable you to log into your account on our Site or which allows communication between your browser and our Site. Our cookie preference cookie described in the section “How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies?” is also an essential cookie. You may not be able to use our Site without these cookies.

· Analytics – We use analytics cookies to helps us understand how users engage with our Site. An example is counting the number of different people coming to our Site or using a particular feature, rather than the total number of times the site or feature is used. Without this cookie, if you visited our Site once each week for three weeks we would count you as three separate users. We would find it difficult to analyse how well our Site was performing and improve it without these cookies.

· User Cookies – We use cookies to improve your experience by remembering your preferences so we know how you like to use our Site. Examples of this would be remembering you so that you are served with the same content or to remember you when you come back to our Site.

· Social Sharing – We use third party cookies to allow you to share content directly on the social networking/sharing sites like Facebook, Twitter or Google+. Examples would be if you wanted to “like” or “tweet” about us or our products or services. Please see our “Third Party Cookies” section below for more details.

· Interest-Based Advertising – You will have noticed that when you visit websites you will be shown adverts for products and services you may wish to buy. The money made by website owners for showing third party adverts on their websites often pays for the cost of running the website and therefore usually allows you to use the website without having to pay a registration or usage fee. To try and ensure that the adverts you see are relevant to you third party cookies may be used to collect information about the types of things that interest you, for example websites you visit and the geography that you are based in. Having these cookies does not increase the number of adverts you will be shown, but simply makes the adverts you see more relevant. Please see our “Third Party Cookies” section below for more details.

b. How can I reject or opt out of receiving cookies?

You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting, you may be unable to access certain parts of our Site. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you use our Site. The “Help” menu of the toolbar on most browsers will tell you how to prevent your browser from accepting new cookies, how to have the browser notify you when you receive a new cookie, or how to disable cookies altogether. For more information about cookies and how to stop cookies being installed or how to delete existing cookies from your hard drive visit the following website:

c. Third party cookies

Some of the cookies described in the "What Cookies are used on our Site" section above are stored on your machine by third parties when you use our Site. Third parties may also read cookies on your browser to collect information or to serve content or advertisements to you.

We have no control over these cookies or how the third parties use them. They are used to allow that third party to provide a service to us, for example analytics. For more information on these cookies and how to disable them, please see: · Internet Advertising Bureau website at where you will be able to opt-out of receiving Interest-Based Advertising cookies from some of the third parties listed below; and/or

· If you want to know more about how cookies work and how to manage or delete them, visit the World Wide Web Consortium's website.


Important information about Data Protection


This Policy applies to personal data processed by CCTV at the premises of Lavin Guns.


Closed Circuit Television (CCTV) is in operation at our premise.


Where these systems are able to process Data which by itself, or with other Data available to us can be used to identify you, this is known as Personal Data.


This data protection policy sets out how we use that personal data.


We take the security of your personal data very seriously and take a stringent approach to data protection including its secure storage and taking the appropriate technical, physical and organisational steps to protect it. We regularly evaluate, whether it is necessary and proportionate to use CCTV systems at each of the sites for which we are responsible as Data Controllers. Each site that uses CCTV has had a privacy impact assessment conducted and annual audits are undertaken to ensure that correct legal procedures are followed.


We also conduct regular Legitimate Interest Assessments (LIA) and document them.


The types of personal data we collect and use


CCTV, the lawful basis for processing personal data by the use of CCTV is: For the legitimate interest of the Data Controller or that of other persons or organisations.


We will use the data obtained from CCTV images for the purposes set out below


For the purposes of,

• Good property management,

• Maintaining the security of the premises and the prevention and investigation of crime.

• To monitor goods and services.

• For health and safety.

• For Protecting the rights, goods and property and for the personal safety of the occupiers of the buildings, including the staff and visitors to the buildings.

• When you exercise your rights under data protection law and make requests

• Based on your consent. When you request us to disclose your personal data to other people or organisations or otherwise agreed disclosures:

• For the security and wellbeing of equipment and vehicles

• Staff monitoring


Retention Period


CCTV recorded images


Recorded images will be kept for a limited period only usually a maximum of 28 days and are then erased.


The exception being where images are required for evidential purposes or another legally valid reason including responses to your legal rights (subject rights).


The Data will be collected directly during any visits you make to the site in question.


We will process your personal data:


As necessary to comply with a legal obligation, e.g.:

• When you exercise your rights under data protection law and make requests:

• For compliance with legal and regulatory requirements and related disclosures:

• For establishment and defence of legal rights:

• For activities relating to the prevention, detection and investigation of crime:

• To verify your identity.

• For the security of the premises

• For Health and Safety

• For Good property management

• Staff monitoring


Sharing of my personal data obtained by CCTV


Subject to applicable data protection law we may share your personal data with:

• Companies and other persons providing services to us:

• Courts and Law enforcement agencies to comply with legal requirements, and for the administration of justice:

• In an emergency or to otherwise protect our vital interests:

• To protect the security or integrity of our business operations

• For Health and Safety


Automated decision making and processing


• Your data will not be used in order to make any automated decisions which may or could significantly affect you


Your rights under applicable data protection law


Your rights are as follows:

• The right to be informed about the processing of your personal data:

• The right to have your personal data corrected if it’s inaccurate and to have incomplete personal data completed.

• The right to object to processing of your personal data:

• The right to have your personal data erased (the “right to be forgotten”)

• The right to request access to your personal data and information about how we process it (Subject Access requests)

• The right to move, copy, or transfer your personal data (data portability) and

• Rights in relation to automated decision-making including profiling


If you have any further questions, suggestions or requests not covered by this privacy policy please contact our Data Protection Officer at Lavin Guns, Lavin House, Knockahollet, Cloughmills, Ballymena, Co. Antrim, BT44 9BE. Telephone number 02827641204. Company No. NI073090.


You also have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s office. It has enforcement powers and can investigate compliance with data protection law:

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11am until 5pm






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