Out Privacy Notice


Our website address is: https://www.shootingclassifieds.co.uk

What personal data we collect and why we collect it…


If we turn on the visitors comments option on the site we do collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it.

The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Please ensure that you also not in breach of any picture copyright, Please note we will not be held liable for any picture uploaded that is in breach of copyright and we will remove the picture if found to be so. We do suggest you take your own pictures of the items you wish to list.



If you leave a comment or make email contact to a an advertiser on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you use our system. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and it is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.


Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. Please again check the copyright of the embedded content.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Shooting Classifieds do use analytical software to monitor our website, but this is for our use only and is not shared with anyone else.


Shooting Classifieds do not share any data with any other party other than what is displayed on the website.


If we have turned on comments on the website, and you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information for you at your request free of charge.


If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. This is free of charge via email. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you.

This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes. We do provide you with a delete button for your listings but we still maintain your encrypted login details.


The data is only sent to our secure server which is a dedicated server with no other access to other shared platforms. Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.


We protect your data in accordance to the GDPR regulations, with our https SSL system.

We do have data breach procedures in place, which monitor unusual activity. We will not disclose our procedures as this may compromise our security.

The only third party data that Shooting Classifieds receive is via our payment processors that are fully PCI compliant.