Privacy Policy

Updated May 2018

1) Introduction to Fishing Michael’s Way

This website (‘site’) is owned by we believe you have a right to privacy on the web and michaelsway2fish works to protect your security online as vigorously as possible.

This policy applies to all pages hosted on this site. It does not apply to other organisations to which michaelsway2fish may link and whose privacy policies may differ.


2) On what basis does michaelsway2fish collect personal information?

Personal information michaelsway2fish holds about you will be collected and used either because:

•you have consented for michaelsway2fish to do so for the specific purposes described in this policy;

•it is necessary in order for michaelsway2fish to comply with our obligations under a contract between you and michaelsway2fish; or

•it is necessary in pursuit of a “legitimate interest”, i.e. where michaelsway2fish or a third party have a valid reason for using your personal information which is not overridden by your privacy.

3) What personal information does michaelsway2fish collect?

michaelsway2fish may collect the following personal information from you:

•Your name, residential address, contact address and telephone numbers, email address, photos and content you may have created or provided through your use of the site.

•Personal information you give to michaelsway2fish via email, the various personal information capture forms on our site, or information voluntarily given to michaelsway2fish via forms, meetings, telephone or postal mail.

•Payment information provided to enable michaelsway2fish to administer any grant or other payments

•A record of any correspondence between you and michaelsway2fish.

•Replies to any surveys or questionnaires that michaelsway2fish may use for research purposes.

•Details of your visits to the site, the resources and pages that you access and any searches you make.

•Any information michaelsway2fish may require from you when you report a problem or complaint.

The number of communications you make with michaelsway2fish.

•By using cookies. For more information about cookies see our cookie policy.

michaelsway2fish only collects such personal information when you choose to supply it to michaelsway2fish but please note there may be instances where michaelsway2fish receives and uses your personal information which has been provided to michaelsway2fish by a third party.

4) How is your personal information used?

michaelsway2fish may use the personal information gathered for the following purposes:

•To keep you up to date on the latest announcements or other information related to michaelsway2fish that you have said you want to hear. michaelsway2fish may send this information electronically or otherwise, if you have opted-in to receive information from michaelsway2fish.

•Ensure that the content of the site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your device.

•For service administration purposes, which means that michaelsway2fish may contact you for reasons related to any services you may have signed up for.

•Carry out and administer any obligations arising from any agreements entered between you and michaelsway2fish.

•Administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes.

5) Does michaelsway2fish share my personal information?

michaelsway2fish does not disclose any personal information you provide to any third parties other than as follows:

•When michaelsway2fish needs to send your personal information to companies who work on behalf of michaelsway2fish to provide a service to you, michaelsway2fish will only provide those companies the personal information they need to deliver the service, and they are prohibited from using that personal information for any other purpose.

•Where personal information such as email addresses is passed to our funders.

•Where michaelsway2fish carries out research to gain an insight into the use of our services, the results of this research (but not your personal information itself) may be transferred to interested third parties.

•If michaelsway2fish is under a duty to disclose or share your personal information to comply with any legal obligation (for example, if required to do so by a court order or for the purposes of prevention of fraud or other crime).

•In order to enforce any terms and conditions or agreements for our services that may apply.

•michaelsway2fish may transfer your personal information to a third party as part of a restructure or merger.

•To protect our rights, property and safety, or the rights, property and safety of our users or any other third parties.

Other than as set out above, michaelsway2fish shall not disclose any of your personal information unless you give michaelsway2fish permission to do so. If michaelsway2fish does supply your personal information to a third party michaelsway2fish will take steps to ensure that your privacy rights are protected, and that third party complies with the terms of this notice.

michaelsway2fish does not share personal information outside of the European Economic Area (EEA) unless adequate safeguarding procedures are in place.

6) How secure is the personal information you give to michaelsway2fish?

Personal information collected on sites is stored in controlled servers with limited access. Your personal information may be stored and processed in the United Kingdom where michaelsway2fish or its partners are located.

michaelsway2fish will take all reasonable steps to ensure that appropriate technical and organisational measures are carried out to safeguard the personal information michaelsway2fish collects from you and protect against unlawful access and accidental loss or damage. These measures may include (as necessary):

•protecting our servers by both hardware and software firewalls;

•locating our data processing storage facilities in secure locations;

•when necessary, disposing of or deleting your personal information so it is done so securely;

•regularly backing up all personal information michaelsway2fish holds.

michaelsway2fish will ensure that its employees are aware of their privacy and personal information security obligations. michaelsway2fish will take reasonable steps to ensure that the employees of third parties working on our behalf are aware of their privacy and personal information security obligations.

This notice and our procedures for handling personal information will be reviewed as necessary.

Unfortunately, michaelsway2fish cannot guarantee the transmission of personal information via the internet is completely secure. Although michaelsway2fish will do its best to protect your personal information, michaelsway2fish cannot guarantee the security of your personal information transmitted to the site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once michaelsway2fish has received your personal information, michaelsway2fish will use the strict procedures and security features referred to in this clause to try to prevent unauthorised access.

7) How can you opt out of receiving messages from michaelsway2fish?

michaelsway2fish will send you communications such as emails if you have given michaelsway2fish permission to do so. If michaelsway2fish sends you unsolicited emails, the email will enable you to register an opt-out to receiving other emails from michaelsway2fish. If you do not wish to receive messages from michaelsway2fish, please send an email asking that your personal information be removed from michaelsway2fish databases to

8) Children’s privacy and website users under the age of 16.

If you are under the age of 16, michaelsway2fish will only accept personal information that has permission given by your parent/guardian.

9) How long will michaelsway2fish keep your personal information?

Where you have given consent for michaelsway2fish to have your personal information michaelsway2fish as part of a contractual obligation we shall continue to use it for that purpose for ten years from the last date on which you have interacted with us, at which point michaelsway2fish will ask you again if you wish to continue your consent. If at that point you do not respond michaelsway2fish will cease to use your personal information for that purpose for example emailing you information.

For any category of personal information not specifically defined in this Notice, and unless otherwise specified by applicable law, the required retention period for any personal information will be deemed to be ten years from the date of receipt by michaelsway2fish of that personal information.

The retention periods stated in this Notice can be prolonged or shortened as may be required (for example, in the event that legal proceedings apply to the personal information or if there is an on-going investigation into the personal information).

michaelsway2fish reviews the personal information (and the categories of personal information) michaelsway2fish holds on a regular basis to ensure the personal information michaelsway2fish is holding is still relevant to our business and is accurate. If michaelsway2fish discovers that certain personal information michaelsway2fish is holding is no longer necessary or accurate, michaelsway2fish will take reasonable steps to correct or delete this personal information as may be required.

10) Your Rights - How can you access, correct or delete your personal information?

You have a right to know about how michaelsway2fish protects your personal information, (as set out in this policy).

You can also request information about the personal information michaelsway2fish holds about you (a subject access request). Please contact michaelsway2fish as detailed in section 10 below.

You always have the right to unsubscribe from our services where michaelsway2fish relies on your consent for holding your personal information.

Please let michaelsway2fish know if you need to update your personal information or if the personal information michaelsway2fish holds on you is incorrect.

You also have a right to restrict processing of your personal information and the right to object to your personal information being processed.

You have the right to ask michaelsway2fish to stop using your personal information in certain ways (as set out in the policy).

You have the right to ask michaelsway2fish to delete your personal information. Unless michaelsway2fish has reasonable grounds to refuse the erasure, on receipt of such a request michaelsway2fish will securely delete the personal information in question within one month.  The personal information may continue to exist in certain backup, but michaelsway2fish will take steps to ensure that it will not be accessible.

11) Contact michaelsway2fish

If you have any questions relating to this policy or the personal information michaelsway2fish holds about you, please email: - or address them to:

The Data Representative


31 Newbiggin, Rooftops.

Richmond, North Yorkshire

DL10 4DX

If we are unable to resolve any issues you may have, or you would like to make a further complaint, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office by visiting for further assistance.

12) Changes to This Policy

michaelsway2fish may amend this policy from time to time. If michaelsway2fish makes any substantial changes in the way your personal information is used michaelsway2fish will make you aware of this by posting a notice on the site.