Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how ‘Pochard Lake Trout Fishery’ uses and protects any information that you give Pochard Lake Trout Fishery when you use this website or at any other time.

Pochard Lake Trout Fishery is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Pochard Lake Trout Fishery may change this policy at any time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25/05/2018.

What we collect

We may collect the following information via contact forms and cookies on the website, or directly from information provided at the fishery or by telephone or email.

  • name
  • contact information including postal address, telephone number and email address
  • demographic information such as postcode
  • IP addresses and server logs

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons

  • To contact you regarding your enquiry or about ongoing membership/day fishing matters
  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our services.
  • To send newsletters keeping you informed about matters relating to the fishery which we think you may find interesting, using the email address provided.
  • Monitoring the volume of traffic the website receives and measuring the number of visitors.
  • Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect.

We use a third party provider, MailChimp, to deliver newsletters. We gather statistics about email opening and clicks using industry standard technology to help monitor and improve our newsletters.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

This is an essential temporary cookie used to store data about your visit and any choices you make or data you enter. This cookie is deleted when you close your browser.

Content Managed System Cookies ( wordpress_ wordpress_logged_in_ wp-settings- wp-settings-time- SESS)
These cookies enhance your experience of our website, enabling you to log in, use the website’s functions and ensure that you are recognized when you move from page to page within the site and that required information you have entered is remembered.

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These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visit. Read the Google Analytics privacy policy

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Third Parties

We do not share the information we hold with any third parties.

Changes to this Privacy Notice

This privacy policy was last amended on 25/5/2018 and will be reviewed from time to time according to changes in privacy and data regulations.

Your personal information

We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

Under the General Data Protection Regulations 2018, you are entitled to view, amend or delete the personal information we hold. To do this please email your request to Charles Snow at or write to Pochard Lake Fishery, Heath Road, Great Brickhill, Milton Keynes. MK17 9AL.

You can also unsubscribe from email newsletters at any time by clicking unsubscribe at the end of a newsletter.