Privacy Policy
Last Up-dated: 31 January 2019


Lough Neagh Fishermen’s Co-operative Society (LNFCS) takes seriously the privacy of those that visit our website. We have established this Privacy Policy to communicate what Personal Data we collect and how that information is used and safeguarded. This Privacy Policy covers Personal Data processed via:

any LNFCS website or LNFCS service

any communication channels you may use with LNFCS including telephone, writing, email, in-person, text and through third-parties

LNFCS social media accounts or official LNFCS content on other websites

LNFCS mobile applications (“apps”)


What Personal Data is collected, and why?


Business Services

o If you contact LNFCS in relation to any enquiries, requests or complaints we will process your Personal Data for as long as is necessary to deal with your query.

o We may retain a record of the communications for our business purposes.

o We will not use this Personal Data to market our goods or services to you unless you provide your consent.

o Where you are a customer or user of our services, we will process your Personal Data to deliver the relevant services.

o We will retain records of Customers and service users for our internal business purposes.

o Depending on the nature of your request, we may need to share your Personal Data with a third party.

o Some of the Personal Data that may be collected and processed for these purposes include your name, telephone number, email address, postal address and any other categories of data reasonably necessary in the circumstance.



 You can “opt-in” to stay in touch with LNFCS by subscribing to our newsletter on our website or by following our social media accounts. We will process your Personal Data in order to send you relevant information including news, recipes, bulletins and any other information we believe you will have an interest in. We may ask you to complete a survey or provide feedback about our websites and apps, which we use to improve our services. We will retain this information for as long as you remain subscribed.

 Some of the Personal Data that may be collected and processed for these purposes include your name, email address, postal address, telephone or mobile number, business name, job title, gender and date of birth.

Third Party Apps and Platforms

We may offer personalised services via social media channels but we will only do this with your permission. Your use of Third Party Apps and Platforms will be governed by the privacy policies on such sites and we encourage you to review these to understand how they use your personal data. These Third Party Apps may then provide LNFCS with your Personal Data which we will use to offer you personalised services.


Our Sub-processors

We use an email marketing platform called Mail Chimp. On subscribing to our mailing list, your information will be transferred to Mail Chimp, for processing in accordance with their Privacy Policy ( and Terms (


Changes to this Privacy Policy.

By accessing this website you acknowledge the terms and conditions expressed herein. We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes to our services and data processing procedures. The date at the top of this page sets out the most recent revision date.


Other uses for your data.

LNFCS does not sell your Personal Data to third parties. We may use your data where required to comply with laws and regulations.


Are “Cookies” used on the website?

“Cookies” are small pieces of information that are placed on your device to provide you with better service. The use of cookies is an industry standard, and many major websites use them to provide useful features for their customers. Most browsers are initially set to accept cookies. If you prefer, you can set your browser to refuse cookies. However, you may not be able to take full advantage of the functionality of the LNFCS site if you do so.

When a user visits our website, we collect information about the visit that does not identify the user personally. We track information such as the domain from which the user is visiting and the user’s browser type. We also collect specific information regarding the user’s session on our website. This includes items such as the date and time of the visit and the pages viewed.  This enables LNFCS to improve our website and our services.


How is Personal Data safeguarded?

LNFCS utilises industry standard methods and mechanisms such as firewalls, intrusion monitoring, and passwords to protect electronic information. Multiple physical security methods such as locking devices and 24-hour premise monitoring are also employed.  Access to Personal Data is limited to a small number of personnel on a need-to-know basis.


Links to other websites.

LNFCS’s website may contain links to other internet websites. LNFCS neither controls nor endorses external sites and is not responsible for the content of such sites. This policy does not cover the privacy policies and data collection practices of non-LNFCS websites.


Your rights.

You have a lot of rights relating to your personal information:

o The right to be informed about how your personal information is being used (like this notice)

o The right to access the personal information we hold about you

o The right to request the correction of inaccurate personal information we hold about you

o The right to request that we delete your data, or stop processing it or collecting it, in some circumstances

o The right to stop direct marketing messages

o The right to complain to your data protection regulator – in the UK, the Information Commissioner’s Office


How to stop marketing messages from LNFCS.

You can stop receiving marketing messages from us at any time by:

o Clicking on the “unsubscribe” link at the bottom of any email you receive from us; or

o Contacting us using the below details and requesting to be unsubscribed from future marketing messages.  

If you unsubscribe, we will also promptly delete your Personal Data and ensure that you don’t receive further marketing messages.


Contacting Us.

If you have any additional questions about how we protect your privacy, you can email us at or write to us at:

Lough Neagh Fishermen’s Co-operative Society Ltd.,

4, Bannside,


Co. Antrim.

N. Ireland.

BT41 3SB.

Company Number: IP000130