Effective Date:  1 November 2023

At The Smithston Fishings Club we are committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. This Privacy and Cookie Statement outlines how we collect, use, and protect your data in accordance with the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR).

Information We Collect

We collect and process personal data for the sole purpose of booking fishing and addressing associated questions or inquiries. The information we may collect includes:

  • Name
  • Contact Information (email address, phone number)
  • Booking Information (dates, preferences)
  • Payment Information (if applicable)
  • Fishing Experience and Preferences
  • Other information voluntarily provided by you in the context of your booking or inquiry

How We Use Your Information

We use your data exclusively for the following purposes:

  1. Booking and Confirmation: To manage and confirm your fishing bookings.
  2. Communication: To respond to your inquiries and provide you with relevant information.
  3. Improvement: To enhance our services and tailor them to your preferences.
  4. Legal Compliance: To comply with legal obligations and regulations, including the UK GDPR.

Data Retention

We will retain your data only for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes for which it was collected, unless a longer retention period is required by law.

Cookie Policy

We may use cookies on our website to enhance your experience. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your device when you visit our website. They help us improve our services and provide you with a better user experience.

Your Choices

You have the right to:

  • Access your personal data.
  • Correct inaccuracies in your personal data.
  • Withdraw your consent.
  • Delete your personal data.
  • Raise objections to data processing.
  • Lodge complaints with relevant authorities.


We take appropriate technical and organisational measures to safeguard your data. We protect your data against unauthorised access, disclosure, alteration, and destruction.

Third Parties

We do not sell or share your data with third parties for marketing purposes. We may share your data with trusted service providers or partners solely for the purpose of fulfilling your booking or addressing your inquiries.

Updates to this Statement

This Privacy and Cookie Statement is subject to updates. Any changes will be posted on our website, and the revised statement will become effective on the date it isk published.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about our use of your data or this statement, please contact us at: