Privacy Policy

Who we are

My Name is Phil Lowry. I reserve the right to amend this Data Privacy Policy from time to time without prior notice. Notices will be circulated at that time.

We will always comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR 2021) when dealing with your personal data. Further details on the GDPR can be found at the website for the Information Commissioner . For the purposes of the GDPR, we will be the “controller” of all personal data we hold about you.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

We collect the following information:

  • Name, Address, Phone number, Email address, for the processing of sales of a single fishing book.
  • Visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Legal basis of processing:

For the purposes of our legitimate interests in processing the ordering of the book.

Contact forms


Registered and logged in users, will be subject 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 this website. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and 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. You will be logged out with 10 minutes of inactivity.

Embedded content from other websites

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.

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.


Who we share your data with

We do not share your data.  We may use Google Analytics to maintain the usability of this website. By Default, this website does not share information external of the site.

How long we retain your data

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

For users that register on our website (if any), 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.

What rights you have over your data

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. 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.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Your contact information is solely used for the management of the Society.

How we protect your data

We will not transfer your personal data without your consent. We will protect personal data from loss, misuse, or unauthorized alteration or destruction. All correspondence will be from the URL or with headed paper.  Please note however that where you are transmitting information to us over the internet this can never be guaranteed to be 100% secure. We will notify you promptly in the event of any breach of your personal data which might expose you to serious risk.

How long do we keep your information?

We will hold your personal data on file for the period of the books availability. Once an order is shipped I will delete it, any personal data we hold on you will be deleted after 1 years of inactivity.   Your data is not processed for any further purposes other than those detailed in this policy.  We will stop processing your personal data except that we will retain your personal data in an archived form in order to be able to comply with future legal obligations e.g. exercise or defence of legal claims.

Your rights:

  • You have rights under the GDPR:
  • to access your personal data
  • to be provided with information about how your personal data is processed
  • to have your personal data corrected
  • to have your personal data erased in certain circumstances
  • to object to or restrict how your personal data is processed
  • to have your personal data transferred to yourself or to another business in certain circumstances.

You have the right to take any complaints about how we process your personal data to the Information Commissioner: tel: 0303 123 1113. Information Commissioner’s Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire SK9 5AF.

What data breach procedures we have in place:

You will be informed immediately of any data breaches, should they occur, at the earliest opportunity.

What third parties we receive data from


What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data


Additional information

Please do check this policy should there be updates.