Privacy and Cookies Policy

Salmon & Trout Conservation UK Data Protection and Privacy Policy

Salmon & Trout Conservation take your privacy very seriously. We neither rent nor sell your personal information to any third parties and we only collect personal information that is relevant to the purpose of your membership of Salmon & Trout Conservation.

Salmon & Trout Conservation is committed to protecting and respecting your privacy and personal data. Salmon & Trout Conservation is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 and we'll treat your personal data in accordance with the Act. If you have any queries about this policy, please contact us.

Salmon & Trout Conservation may ask you to provide certain information and data by which you can be identified when using our site. This information will be used accordingly with this privacy statement.

Salmon & Trout Conservation may update this Privacy Policy from time to time. Please check back to this page now and again to ensure that you are up to date on any changes.


What information do we collect?

The various forms of information we may collect include the following:

  • Name and address
  • Date of birth
  • E-mail address
  • Telephone numbers
  • Credit and/or Debit card information
  • Bank account details

What is this information used for?

We require this information to help us understand your needs and provide our service to you. Other reasons include:

  • Our own in-house record keeping
  • To improve our products and services
  • For compliance with the law
  • We may need to share your information with our trading subsidiaries, service providers, insurers, associated organisations and agents for the purposes mentioned above.
  • Your personal data may be collected and used to help us deliver our charitable activities, help us raise funds, or complete your order or request. Below are the main uses of your data  which depend on the nature of our relationship with you and how you interact with us.

We'll always act upon your choice of how you want to receive communications (e.g. by email, post or phone). However, there are some communications that we need to send. These are essential to fulfil our promises to you as a member, volunteer, donor or buyer of goods or services from us (e.g. transactional messages such as direct debit notifications and shop purchase confirmations; or membership related mailings such as renewals, reminders, Gamefisher magazines, branch communications and notice of the annual members meeting).

Salmon & Trout Conservation will not sell or publicise your information in any way unless you have specifically agreed for us to.

We may approach you on behalf of other like minded organisations for marketing purposes but we will not share your information with them and will not do so unless you have previously indicated that you agree with this.

Controlling your personal information

Salmon & Trout Conservation is committed to ensuring that your information is protected. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to protect and secure the information we collect.

By providing your personal information to us including any “sensitive” personal information you consent to the collection and use of any information you provide in accordance with purposes mentioned above and this privacy statement.

You also consent to Salmon & Trout Conservation transferring any required information, for any of the purposes mentioned above, to countries and/or jurisdictions which may not provide the same level of protection as the UK. In the event of any such transfer, Salmon & Trout Conservation will, if appropriate, ensure that your information is protected properly.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998 for which a small fee may be payable.


If your personal details change, please notify us in order to help us to keep your information up to date.


Updating your data and marketing preferences

If at any time you  want to update or amend your personal data or marketing preferences please contact us in one of the following ways:

To update your email preferences please click here.

Email with your full name, full address and membership/supporter number.

Phone 020 7283 5838 (ext 3 for membership office).

Write to Salmon & Trout Conservation, Admin Office, PO Box 1301, Maidstone ME14 9PX



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