Privacy & Cookie Policy

Privacy & Cookie Policy

This privacy statement relates to this Diamond Publications Ltd. website

This Get Hooked website is owned and run by Diamond Publications Ltd. Diamond Publications Ltd respects your privacy, and will continue to do so both on and offline. Our privacy policy explains how we collect information through our website, and how we use it.

Why does Diamond Publications Ltd collect personal information?

Diamond Publications Ltd will use any personal information collected from this website in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. Diamond Publications Ltd collects information from users in a number of different ways either directly or indirectly. New data protection laws have been announced by the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) – in line with the requirement we have made changes in 2018 effective from 25/5/2018

How is your information used?

We may use your information to Seek your views or comments on the services we provide and send you communications which you have requested.  We will directly ask for your consent to process data when you signup for our  newsletter with angling related content  that may be of interest to you. We endeavour to keep our records as up to date as possible so we can provide accurate fishery information  We review our retention periods for personal information on a regular basis. We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary for the relevant activity and as long as you use the service you have requested and remove it in the event that the purpose has been met. For safety reasons, however, Diamond Publications Ltd may store messaging transcript data (including message content, member names, times and dates) arising from the use of We will not sell or rent your information to third parties, nor will not share your information with third parties for marketing purposes.

Information collected indirectly

Internet Protocol Addresses: Users’ Internet Protocol addresses are automatically logged by our web server. This information is used by Diamond Publications Ltd for statistical analysis, for example, to evaluate interest in the Get Hooked/Diamond Publications Ltd website via Google Analytics.


Cookies are pieces of information/text generated by a server and stored on a user’s hard drive. Diamond Publications Ltd uses both temporary ’session’ cookies and permanent cookies. Temporary cookies are used to carry data through from one page to another during the switch form process. These cookies last for the duration of your connection to the site i.e. they expire when you close your browser. Permanent cookies are used to store information about which website you were referred to us from. This allows Diamond Publications Ltd to personalise your experience of our website based on how you found out about us. In no instance is personal data stored permanently in a cookie.  Cookies help retain  information entered whilst browsing our site. Pixel tags are used to verify time and receipt of our emails. We use YouTube to provide videos on some pages of the site. YouTube sets cookies when you visit one of these pages. Cookies usually contain the domain name from which the cookie has come and the ‘lifetime’ of the cookie. Cookies do not provide personal information, they provide data such as  browser settings, what types of software you are using etc. Most browsers automatically accept cookies but you can both delete existing cookies from your browser and, by editing your browser options, choose not to receive cookies in future. Please visit  or for  further information and advice and information. Advice on how to disable cookies can be found at  Cookies will need to be enabled in order to accurately complete the switch form process.

Data Collection & use of this web site

 We may ask you for information about yourself  if you sign up for our eNewsletter,  enter promotions draws and competitions or if you request other information.  We collect anonymous information about your use of our website from cookies and by pixel tags. We may match information gathered from these sources with information you have given us about yourself for the purposes explained in this policy. We also track pages visited on our site. Disclosure of your data to others advertised, listed or displayed on our website may be necessary to ensure provision to you of any product information you request via completion of our direct enquiry forms By entering your details in the fields requested, you enable Diamond Publications Ltd and its service providers to provide you with the services you select.  ie; when you request information and complete an email enquiry form on directed to a fishery, shop or advertiser on our website they will receive the contact information and reply address you have entered.

Information collected directly

Diamond Publications Ltd processes e-mail addresses and/or other contact details or information which visitors voluntarily provide in order, for example, to receive information about our products and services and those of our advertisers. Diamond Publications Ltd will not use your information in any other way or disclose it to third parties without your prior consent. Your information will be disclosed where we are obliged or permitted by law.

Administration and other non-marketing use

We will use the information you enter on the site for administration purposes and any other purposes made clear in the data entry forms themselves, in any relevant terms or conditions and on any pages or emails which link to such forms. We will not pass on your personal details to any others without your permission unless they are directly involved in the running or maintenance of our website. 

Competitions & Prize Draws:

Diamond Publications Ltd will run online competitions and Prize Draws from time to time on our websites.  Personal information provided will not be used for marketing purposes unless you have authorised us to do so.

Children Under the Age of 16 years

If you are aged 16 or under, please ensure you obtain your parent/guardian's permission beforehand whenever you provide personal information to our website. Users without this consent are not permitted to provide us with personal information.


Links to other websites 

Our website may contain links to other websites run by other organisations. This privacy policy applies only to our website‚ so we encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit. We cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of other sites even if you access them using links from our website. In addition, if you linked to our website from a third party site, we cannot be responsible for the privacy policies and practices of the owners and operators of that third party site and recommend that you check the policy of that third party site.


Transferring your information outside of Europe

As part of the services offered to you through this website, the information which you provide to us may be transferred to countries outside the European Union (“EU”). For example, this may happen if any of our servers are from time to time located in a country outside of the EU. These countries may not have similar data protection laws to the UK. By submitting your personal data, you’re agreeing to this transfer, storing or processing. If we transfer your information outside of the EU in this way, we will take steps to ensure that appropriate security measures are taken with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this Policy. If you use our services while you are outside the EU, your information may be transferred outside the EU in order to provide you with those services.


Diamond Publications Ltd has taken measures to ensure an adequate level of security for personal information processed via its website.

Direct Marketing

The data you give us about yourself enables us to keep you updated  using your provided contact information, on promotions and services we think may be of interest to you or to involve you in market research. You may opt out of receiving marketing communications and unsubscribe from our email communications at any time via the unsubscribe link or contacting us as detailed below.

Individual Rights

You have the right to request a copy of the personal information Diamond Publications Ltd holds about you and to have any inaccuracies corrected in a timely and accurate manner. We will not charge for this information. Please address any queries relating to the use of your data in writing to The Data Controller: Jane Diamond at Diamond Publications Ltd, PO BOX 59, Bideford, Devon EX39 4YN or email [email protected] or Telephone 01271 860183

Changes to this policy

We are constantly improving our website and there may be developments in how we use your data.  Any changes we make to our privacy policy will be posted on this page. Please check back frequently to see any updates or changes to our privacy policy. This Policy was last updated in May 2018.  By using our website, you’re agreeing to be bound by this Policy.

Diamond Publications Ltd. Registered in England and Wales No. 4504532. Registered Office: 69 High Street, Bideford, Devon EX39 2AT. Data protection registration number Z744326X