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Privacy Policy

This is the Telford Angling Privacy Policy. Please Read this in full if you would like to know how TAA protect your data, and what we may do with it. This policy includes our use of cookies.

Privacy Policy


This privacy policy applies between you, the user of this website, and Telford Angling Association (TAA), the owner and provider of this website.

Telford Angling Association (TAA) takes the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any, and all data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the website.


Please read this privacy policy carefully.


  1. In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used:



Collectively, all information that you submit to Telford Angling Association (TAA) via the website. This definition incorporates, where appreciable, the definitions provided in the data protection laws;


A small text file placed on your computer by this website when you visit certain parts of the website and/or when you use certain features of the website.Details of the cookies used by this website are set out in the clause below (cookies).

Data Protection Laws

Any applicable law relating to the processing of personal data, including, but not limited to GDPR and any national implementing and supplemental laws, regulating and secondary legislation. 


The UK general data protection regulation

Telford Angling Association (TAA)

We, or us Telford Angling Association (TAA)

UK and EU Cookie Law

The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 as amended by the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 & The Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) (Amendment) Regulations 2018;

User or You

Any third party that accesses the website and is not either (i) acting on behalf of Telford Angling Association and acting in the course of their position or (ii) engaged as a consultant or otherwise providing services to Telford Angling Association and accessing the website in connection with the provision of such services; and


The website that you are currently using, , and any sub-domains of this website unless expressly excluded by their own terms and conditions.


  1. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

  1. The singular includes the plural and vice versa;

  2. References to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules and appendices of this privacy policy;

  3. A reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships.

  4. “Including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”;

  5. Reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it;

  6. The headings and subheadings do not form part of this policy. 


Scope of this Privacy Policy.

   3. This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Telford Angling Association (TAA) and users with respect to this website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.


   4. For purposes of the applicable Data Protection Laws, Telford Angling Association (TAA) is the “data controller”. This means that Telford Angling Association (TAA) determines the purpose in which your data is processed.


Data Collected.

    5. We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data from you:

  1. Name;

  2. Contact information such as email addresses and telephone numbers;

  3. Demographic information such as post code, preferences and interests;

  4. Membership type;

  5. Day ticket type;

  6. Environment Agency fishing licence number;

  7. Home address

In each case, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


How We Collect Data.

    6. We collect data in the following ways:

  1. Data is given to us by you; and

  2. Data is collected automatically.


Data That Is Given To Us By You.

    7. Telford Angling Association (TAA) will collect your data in a number of ways, for example:

  1. When you contact us through the website, by telephone, by post, email, or through any other means;

  2. When you make payments to us, through this website or otherwise;

  3. Contact form

In each case, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


Data That Is Collected Automatically

    8. To the extent that you access this website, we will collect your data automatically, for example:

  1. We automatically collect some information about your visit to the website. This information helps us make improvements to website content, and navigation, and includes your IP address, the date, times, and frequency in which you access the website, and the way you use, and interact with the website content.

  2. We will collect your data automatically via cookies, inline with the cookie settings on your personal browser. For more information about cookies, and how we use them on the website, see the section below headed “Cookies”.


Our Use Of Data.

     9. Any or all of the above data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service, and experience when using the website. Specifically, data may be used by us for the following reasons:

  1. Internal record keeping.

  2. To allow us to contact our members with useful information and updates regarding the Association.

In each case, in accordance with this Privacy Policy.


    10. We may use your data for the above purposes if we deem it necessary to do so for our legitimate interests. If you are not satisfied with this, you have the right to object in certain circumstances (See the section “Your Rights” below).


    11. We may use your data to show you Telford Angling Association adverts and other content on other websites. If you do not want us to use your data to show you Telford Angling Association adverts and other content on other websites, please turn off the relevant cookies (See the section headed “Cookies” below).


Who We Share Data With.


    12. We may share your data with the following groups of people for the following reasons:

  1. Third party service providers who provide services which require the processing of personal data - 

To help third party service providers in receipt of any shared data to perform functions on our behalf to help ensure the website and membership card manufacturing runs smoothly. 

  1. Third party payment providers who process payments made over the website -

To enable third party payment providers to process user payments and refunds; In each case, in accordance with this privacy policy.


Keeping Data Secure.


    13. We will use technical and organisational measures to safeguard your data, for example:

  1. Access to your account is controlled by a password and a username that is unique to you.

  2. We secure your data on secure servers.


    14. Technical and organisational measures include measures to deal with any suspected data breach. If you suspect any misuse or loss or unauthorised access to your data, please let us know immediately by contacting TAA by the email address: .


    15. If you want detailed information from Get Safe Online on how to protect your information, and your computers and devices against fraud, identity theft, viruses and any other online problems, please visit . Get Safe Online is supported by HM Government and leading businesses.


Data Retention. 


    16. Unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law, we will only hold your data on our systems for the period necessary to fulfil the purposes outlined in this privacy policy, or until you request your data to be deleted. 


    17. Even if we delete your data, it may persist on backup or archival media for legal, tax or regulatory purposes.


Your Rights.


    18.You have the following rights in relation to your data:

  1. Right to access - The right to request (i) copies of the information we hold about you at any time, or (ii) that we modify, update or delete such information. If we provide you with access to the information we hold about you, we will not charge you for this, unless your request is “manifestly unfounded or excessive”. Where we are legally permitted to do so, we may refuse your request. If we refuse your request, we will tell you the reason(s) why.

  2. Right to correct - The right to have your data rectified if it is inaccurate or incomplete.

  3. Right to erase - The right to request we delete, or remove your data from our systems.

  4. Right to restrict our use of your data - The right to “block” us from using your data or limit the ways in which we can use it.

  5. Right to data portability - The right to request that we move, copy or transfer your data.

  6. Right to object - The right to object to our use of your data including where we use it for our legitimate interests.  


    19. To make enquiries, exercise any of your rights set out above, or withdraw your consent to the processing of your data (where consent is our legal basis for processing your data), please contact us via this email address:


    20. If you are not satisfied with the way a complaint you make in relation to how your data is handled by us, you may be able to refer your complaint to the relevant data protection authority. For the U, this is the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). The ICO’s contact details can be found on their website at .


    21. It is important that the data we hold about you is accurate and current. Please keep us informed if your data changes for the period that we hold it.


Links To Other Websites.


    22. This website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content on the websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.


Changes Of Association Ownership And Control.


    23. Telford Angling Association (TAA) may, from time to time, expand or reduce the association and this may include the sale and/or transfer the control of all or part of Telford Angling Association (TAA). Data provided by users will, where it is relevant to any part of our association so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the data for purposes in which it was originally supplied to us. 


    24. In the above instance, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring your data is protected. 




    25. This website may place, and access certain cookies on your computer. Telford Angling Association uses cookies to improve your experience when using the website, and to improve our range of products. Telford Angling Association has carefully chosen these cookies, and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times.


    26. All cookies used by this website are used within the current UK and EU cookie law.


    27. Before the website places cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a notice bar requesting your consent to the placing of cookies, you are enabling Telford Angling Association (TAA) to provide a better experience and service to you. You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placement of cookies; however, certain features of the website may not function fully or as intended.


    28. This website may place the following cookies:




Strictly necessary cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of the website. They include, for example, cookies that allow you to log in to secure areas of our website, use a shopping cart, or make use of e-billing services.

Analytical/performance cookies

They allow us to recognise and count the number of visitors, and to see how visitors move around the website when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, to ensure that users can find what they are looking for easily.

Functionality cookies

These are used to recognise you when you revisit our website. This may enable us to personalise our content for you, greet you by name, and remember your preferences (for example, your choice of language or region). By using our website, you agree to the placement of functionality cookies. 

Targeting Cookies

These cookies record your visit to our website, the pages you have visited, and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make, and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. WE may also share this information with third parties for this purpose.


    29. You can find a list of the cookies we use in the cookie schedule.


    30. You can choose to enable or disable cookies in your browser. By default, most internet browsers accept cookies but this can be changed. You can switch off cookies at any time, however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the website more quickly and efficiently. 


    31. You can choose to delete cookies at any time, however, you may lose any information that allows you to access the website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings.


    32. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up to date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.


    33. For more information generally on cookies, including how to disable them, please refer to . You will also find information on how to delete cookies on your computer or device.




    34. You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe that your rights will not be affected.


    35. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision), is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity, and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.


    36. Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act, or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other right or remedy.


    37. This agreement will be governed by, and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under the agreement will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.


Changes To This Privacy Policy.


    38. Telford Angling Association (TAA) reserves the right to change this privacy policy as we deem necessary from time to time or is required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the website following alterations.


You may contact Telford Angling Association (TAA) at the email address: 




    39. This privacy policy was created with the help of a document created by Rocket Lawyer (https//


This privacy Policy was created on 14th November 2022.




    40. Below is a list of the cookies that we use. We have tried to ensure that the list is up to date and complete but if you think that we may have missed a cookie or there may be a discrepancy, please let us know. 


Strictly Necessary


We use the following strictly necessary cookies.



Payment Gateway


We use this session cookie to remember you, and maintain your session whilst you are using our website.




We use the following functionality cookies: hello



Analytics cookie


We use this to monitor website traffic, and analyse how our website is being used and by whom. 




We us the following analytical/performance cookies: hello



Facebook Cookie


We use this cookie to analyse how users use Facebook with our website.




We use the following targeting cookies:




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