Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Deeping St James Angling Club (The Club) uses and protects Data that The Club acquires during the use of The Club website or during club membership.
The Club is committed to ensuring that the members’ and web site users privacy is fully protected under current Data Protection legislation.

Any information provided to The Club as part of becoming a club member, or during the use of the web site will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy. The Club may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Members will be advised by email of any changes to this policy.

What Data Does The Club Collect ?
The Club collects the following data for and during club membership:
name, contact information including phone numbers, postal address, email address and date of birth.
The Club collects images from security cameras located at various fisheries.
The Club collects web site and email newsletter usage data via cookies – see below

How We Use the Data
The Club may use the collected personal data to improve club administration or approve concession membership applications.
The Club may periodically send emails about The Club or other angling information which we think the recipient may find interesting using the email address provided.
The Club may contact members by email, phone or mail regarding any club matters.
The Club may use the information to improve and customise the website according to the users interests.
The Club will not sell, distribute or lease a member’s personal information to third parties unless The Club has the member’s permission, or are required by law to do so.
Images captured by The Club security cameras may be used to identify members breaking club rules, angling bye laws or any other criminal acts.

Crime & Prosecutions
If any club member is suspected of committing a criminal act, angling or otherwise, the club will co-operate with the relevant authorities regarding identification, apprehension and prosecution providing any data held by The Club.

Data Security
The Club is committed to ensuring that members’ personal information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, The Club has put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the data collected. Access to the data is limited by secure password controls and only to a limited number of appointed club officials.

Data Lifetime
Personal data held for membership purposes will be actively used and retained during any current fishing season. The personal data of those who are not paid up members in the current season will be retained and used for email communications until the person requests removal. Upon request, or after 3 unsuccessful email transmissions, all data for the person will be destroyed.
Images captured on our security cameras will be destroyed after 3 months.

How The Club uses web site cookies
A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on a computer hard drive. Once the user agrees, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets the user know when they visit The Club web site or read club newsletters. Cookies allow web applications to respond to a person as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to an individual’s needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about preferences.

The Club uses traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps The Club analyse web page traffic and improve the web site. The Club only uses this information for statistical analysis and it does not identify individuals.

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

Links to other websites
The Club website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once a user uses such a link to leave the site, they should note that The Club does not have any control over the other website. Therefore, The Club cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which the user then provides whilst visiting such sites which are not governed by this privacy statement. Users should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling Members Personal Information
Removal of your dataIf a member has previously agreed to The Club using their personal information, they may change their mind at any time by writing to, or emailing the secretary - here
For a small fee a member may request details of personal information which The Club holds. Any member can request a copy of the information held by The Club by writing to, or emailing the secretary - here
If any member believes that any personal information The Club holds is incorrect or incomplete, they can write to, or email the secretary.
The Club will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.