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GDPR Statement & Information sources notice - Fishing in Wales

GDPR Statement & Information sources notice

Privacy Policy – Fishing In Wales 

‘Fishing In Wales’ GDPR Policy Summary.  

Fishing In Wales (Angling Trust) has an ongoing process to ensure GDPR compliance.  Specifically: 

  • FIW email sign up – we only retain your first name, last name, email address and type of fishing you are interested in, no other personally identifiable information is held. 
  • Your email address will be used to send you periodic newsletters. These will update you on our activities, for example, whenever new content is posted on the website.
  • We will also email you occasional angler participation surveys, which may request further information about your fishing activities or requirements. This is in order for us to develop our marketing strategies, gauge angler satisfaction and to help us produce content specifically for you. Disclosure of personal data is not mandatory on surveys, but is optional.
  • Your information is retained on a secure, encrypted server and will never be used other than for the above stated purpose by FIW (Angling Trust) 
  • Personal data will never be passed to any third party other than: Angling Trust, Wye & Usk Foundation, Visit Wales, Goodform Group, Environment Agency (EA) and Natural Resources Wales (NRW). 
  • You may unsubscribe at any time with immediate effect by clicking on the “Unsubscribe” link which will appear at the foot of all emails sent to you. 
  • Alternatively, you may contact us directly to request we delete your data. This will be actioned promptly and confirmed to you when done. 

Fishing In Wales (Angling Trust) supports and fully acknowledges its responsibilities under the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force in May 2018. 


The EU GPDR enforces key principles to protect the individual and their personally identifiable information (PII). 

Lawful: Any data processing must meet the tests described in GDPR [article 5, clause 1(a)]. 
Transparent: A clear and concise definition of what data processing will be done. 
Fair: All processing carried out must conform with how the processing has been described. 
Minimised: Only store the minimum amount of data for the required purpose. 
Accurate: Ensure data is accurate. 
Limited: Store data no longer than is necessary, and delete data permanently if requested by the subject. 
Confidential: Ensure data is held securely and, if stored in “the cloud” it is encrypted by default. 
The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) can audit any organisation to assess whether they are compliant or not. 

 For further information on GDPR please click here


We research and update the information found on this website from publicly available sources, primarily obtained online. For example, from angling club websites and/or social media pages.

No contact information on this website has been purchased, sourced from third parties or acquired from private databases. All data (including angling club contact information) has been obtained from researching freely available public material.

Where applicable, any publicly obtained images have been suitably credited.

We accept no liability for incorrect information or images obtained from publicly available sources.

If you consider the details on this website to be incorrect in any way, we would be pleased to make any necessary corrections promptly.

Should you wish to ‘opt out’ of the ‘Fishing In Wales’ directory, please contact us here.