Privacy Policy


Horncastle Angling Centre do not disclose buyers' information to third parties other than when order details are processed as part of the order fulfilment. In this case, the third party will not disclose any of the details to any other third party.

Cookies are used on this shopping site to keep track of the contents of your shopping cart, to store delivery addresses if the address book is used and to store your details if you select the 'Remember Me' Option. They are also used after you have logged on as part of that process. You can turn off cookies within your browser by going to 'Tools | Internet Options | Privacy' and selecting to block cookies. If you turn off cookies, you will be unable to place orders or benefit from the other features that use cookies.

Children, we do not sell products for purchase by children. If you are under 18, you may use www.horncastleanglingcentre.co.uk only with the help of a parent or guardian.

We have many thousands of satisfied customers all around the world and a lot of them have written to us to say how delighted they are with the products and our customer service. We want to make sure that YOU are added to that list.

Information we Collect and How we Use it

Login via Google, Twitter or Facebook

HAC has allowed users to register and login via their Google, Twitter or Facebook accounts. For this to work it requires that you have a Google, Twitter or Facebook account first. HAC does not actively collect any personal information about you but be aware that some personal information may be accessible.
HAC only uses this type of login to allow ease of access to web users interested in our products and services.

What can we see?

If you choose to register or login using Google or Facebook we can see:

  • your username and gmail address
  • the date you registered and the date(s) that you logged in
  • change of status of your account
  • any orders that you have placed

If you choose to login via Twitter there will be a confirmation notice from Twitter showing you the type of information that we can potentially see. 

You will not be subscribed to any form of communication from or by us other than that which is implied by using an account. For example, you will receive a notification of order details or any changes that you make to the account. You will not be automatically subscribed to newsletters.


HAC collects data about your activities that does not personally or directly identify you when you visit our website, the website of entities for which we serve advertisements (our “Advertisers”), or the websites and online services where we display advertisements (“Publishers”). This information may include the content you view, the date and time that you view this content, the products you purchase, or your location information associated with your IP address. We use the information we collect to serve you more relevant advertisements (referred to as “Retargeting”). We collect information about where you saw the ads we serve you and what ads you clicked on.

We do not target ads to you based on sensitive personal data, such as information related to race or ethnic origin, political opinions, religious beliefs or other beliefs of a similar nature, trade union membership, physical or mental health or condition or sexual life. Where permitted by law, we do work with health and fitness companies and may show you more relevant ads based on your perceived interest in these topics.

HAC may target ads based on data provided by Advertisers or partners alone or in combination with the data we collect ourselves. Any data used to serve targeted advertisements is de-identified and is not used to personally or directly identify you. We require third parties, including Publishers, to provide notice and obtain appropriate consent, where required by applicable law.

How you can Access or Change Your Personal Information
If you are located in the European Economic Area, you may have the right to request access to and receive information about the personal information we maintain about you, update and correct inaccuracies in your personal information and have the information blocked or deleted, as appropriate. The right to access personal information may be limited in some circumstances by local law requirements.

User's can simply opt out of future communications by emailing This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and entering GDPR in the subject box.

When using sensitive personal information such as Bank details and credit card numbers we use a secure processing server e.g. Worldpay

Right of Access, if you wish to know what personal information we hold about you email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and enter GDPR in the subject box.

Right to Rectification and Data Quality, if any of the personal data we hold is incorrect email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and enter GDPR in the subject box and we will amend it.

Right to Erasure, if you would like any of your personal information erased, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and enter GDPR in the subject box.

Right to Restrict Processing, if you would like your personal data to be restricted, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and enter GDPR in the subject box.

Right to Object, if you would like to object to the processing of your personal data, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and enter GDPR in the subject box.

Cookies
We use cookies as part of the site's various function. We do not collect personal data for any use other than to contact you on the following matters:
Orders - Site orders will update you by email on the status of a given order
Newsletters & Offers - You can subscribe or unsubscribe as you wish. The facility unsubscribe is contained within the emails newsletters sent
The personal data that we do collect is only passively collected and stored for use with orders or newsletters. Usually this is name and contact details as input by the end user.

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