Privacy Policy

Privacy Statement

Knives Ireland updated 02/03/2021


We at Knives Ireland take personal privacy very seriously and take steps to ensure that your data is used and stored in a secure manner and make every effort to be compliant with data protection legislation and regulations, including the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Data Protection Act 2018.


This Privacy Statement should be read in conjunction with terms and conditions / contracts.

This statement explains what we do to protect your personal data.


  1. The information we collect about you


Personal data to identify you, including

  • Name

  • Contact details

  • Address

  • Payment card details


  1. How we collect information about you


We collect information from you in a number of ways:

  • Details you provide through our website

  • Details you provide over the telephone

  • Details you provide by email


  1. How we use your information


We use and share your data in a number of ways:

  • In relation to delivery of a product or service

  • Responding to an inquiry from you

  • Use is required because we have to comply with a legal obligation (e.g., complying with regulatory authorities and law enforcement)

  • Use is required to protect your ‘vital interests’ in certain circumstances

  • In our ‘ legitimate interests’, such as the managing of our business


  1. How we keep your information safe


We know that you care about how your information is used, stored, and shared. We take appropriate measures that comply with Irish Law. Our IT systems meet international standards of security, while physical file storage is subject to safeguards, such as secure premises and filing system.


  1. Use of third parties


In order that we may provide you with our products and services we may share your information with:

  • Service providers who provide us with support services, such as delivery;

  • Statutory and regulatory bodies;

  • Business partners, including payment service providers.


  1. How long we hold your data


While we do not wish to hold your information for longer than is required, we are subject to legislative and regulatory rules that we must follow. Our policy is to hold your information only for as long as is required by such rules.


  1. Implications of not providing your data

If you do not provide information, we may not be able to provide product or services.


  1. Your rights in relation to your data


Under current legislation and GDPR you have certain rights in relation to your personal information, including the right to:

  1. Access your information and access to copies of your information

  2. Have information corrected and updated where appropriate

  3. Object to a particular use of your information in certain circumstances

  4. Deletion or restriction of use of your information, in certain circumstances

  5. Obtain a portable copy of your information

How to exercise your rights

If you wish to exercise these rights, you can contact us at

Or call us at: (062) 67201

You can also request your data HERE

If we are unable to deal with your request within one calendar month, we may in certain circumstances due to complexity of the request, extend this period by up to two further months.


You also have the right to complain to the Data Protection Commission at:

Lo call 1890 252 231

Data Protection Commission, Canal House, Station Road, Portarlington, R32 AP23, Co. Laois.