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Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy outlines the practices of Fowlers Of York Byrnholme Fisheries ("we," "our," or "us") concerning the collection, use, disclosure, and protection of personal information when you visit and interact with our website, in compliance with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and other applicable data protection laws.

  1. Information We Collect

1.1 Personal Information: We may collect certain personally identifiable information, including but not limited to your name, email address, postal address, phone number, and other relevant information when you voluntarily provide it to us through our website's contact forms or other interactive features. We will only collect and process this data with your explicit consent or for legitimate purposes as allowed by the GDPR.

1.2 Non-Personal Information: We also collect non-personal information, such as your IP address, browser type, operating system, referring URLs, and other anonymous data, which does not directly identify you. We use this data to improve our website's functionality and user experience in compliance with GDPR's legitimate interests provision.

  1. How We Use Your Information

2.1 Personal Information: We use the personal information you provide to respond to your inquiries, process transactions, and provide you with information, updates, or services you have requested from us. We will only use your personal data for specific purposes for which we have obtained your consent or as permitted by the GDPR.

2.2 Non-Personal Information: Non-personal information is used for statistical analysis, website improvement, and for marketing purposes in compliance with GDPR's legitimate interests provision.

  1. Cookies and Similar Technologies

3.1 Cookies: We may use cookies, which are small data files stored on your device when you visit our website. Cookies help us track and analyze user behavior, provide personalized content, and remember your preferences. We use cookies with your consent, except for strictly necessary cookies, which are essential for the proper functioning of the website.

3.2 Third-Party Services: Some third-party services used on our website, such as analytics providers and advertising partners, may also place cookies on your device. These parties may have their own privacy policies, and we encourage you to review them. We ensure that these third-party services comply with GDPR and protect your data.

  1. Data Sharing and Disclosure

4.1 We do not sell, trade, or rent your personal information to third parties without your explicit consent.

4.2 Third-Party Service Providers: We may share your information with trusted third-party service providers who assist us in operating our website and delivering services to you. These service providers are obligated to keep your information confidential and secure, and we ensure they comply with GDPR.

4.3 Legal Requirements: We may disclose your information if required by law, in response to a valid court order or governmental request, or to protect our rights, privacy, safety, or property in compliance with GDPR's legal obligations.

  1. Data Security

5.1 We implement reasonable security measures to protect your personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction, in accordance with GDPR's data security requirements.

5.2 Please note that while we strive to protect your data, no method of transmission over the internet or electronic storage is 100% secure. Therefore, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.

  1. Children's Privacy

Our website is not intended for use by individuals under the age of 16. If you are a parent or guardian and believe your child has provided us with personal information, please contact us, and we will promptly delete the information in compliance with GDPR.

  1. Your Rights under GDPR

7.1 Right to Access: You have the right to request access to the personal information we hold about you.

7.2 Right to Rectification: You have the right to request the correction of any inaccurate personal information we hold about you.

7.3 Right to Erasure: You have the right to request the deletion of your personal information under certain circumstances.

7.4 Right to Restrict Processing: You have the right to request the restriction of processing your personal information under certain circumstances.

7.5 Right to Data Portability: You have the right to receive your personal information in a structured, commonly used, and machine-readable format and have the right to transmit that data to another data controller.

7.6 Right to Object: You have the right to object to the processing of your personal information under certain circumstances.

7.7 Right to Withdraw Consent: If we rely on your consent to process your personal information, you have the right to withdraw that consent at any time.

7.8 Right to Lodge a Complaint: If you believe we are processing your personal information in violation of GDPR, you have the right to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.

  1. Updates to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. The revised policy will be posted on this page with the updated effective date. We will obtain your consent for any material changes that affect your rights under GDPR.

  1. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or wish to exercise your rights under GDPR, please contact us at [Your Contact Email Address].

By using our website, you consent to the terms of this Privacy Policy and agree to abide by them.

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