Cookies & Privacy

Our use of cookies

When we provide services, we want to make them easy, useful and reliable. Where services are delivered on the internet, this sometimes involves placing small amounts of information on your device, for example, your computer or mobile phone. These include small files known as cookies. They cannot be used to identify you personally. These pieces of information are used to improve services for you.

There are two types of cookie you may encounter when using this site :

First party cookies: these are our own cookies, controlled by us and used to provide information about usage of our site.

Third party cookies: these are cookies found in other companies’ internet tools which we are using to enhance our site.

First party cookies

This site uses cookies in several places – we’ve listed each of them below with more details about why we use them and how long they will last.

Cookies set by this website

Name Purpose Typical content Expires
SESSxxxID Authentication session to prevent having to login multiple times in one browser session. A unique id that ties the current session to a database settings table One week
has_js This helps the website understand browser Javascript functionality An on/off flag that denotes whether or not the browser supports Javascript On site exit


Third party cookies

We use a number of suppliers who may also set cookies on their websites’ on its behalf. This site does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.

Provider Name Purpose More info
Google Analytics _utma
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 visited. Google Privacy policy



This Privacy Policy sets out the data processing practices carried out by Total-Fishing (UK) Ltd. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to these practices, please contact us.

Information collected

We collect details provided by you when you register. Personal data submitted by you will be used for the following purposes only:

To assist us in keeping the website content relevent to our members

To ensure the content is delivered in a suitable format for your computer

To make available to you promotional information which we believe will be of interest to you

To keep you up to date with what’s going on on and through our newsletter, from which you can unsubscribe

We may also use and disclose information in aggregate (so that no individuals are identified) for marketing and strategic development purposes.

If we are requested by the police or any regulatory or government authority investigating suspected illegal activities to access and disclose individually identifiable information concerning your activities whilst using our web site, we are obliged to do so.

Should a complaint arise through your use of our websites, we reserve the right to disclose invididual information to third parties, if we consider your use of the site(s) to be inconsistent with our terms and conditions.


Google, as a third party vendor, uses cookies to serve ads on your site.
Google’s use of the DART cookie enables it to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and other sites on the Internet.
Users may opt out of the use of the DART cookie by visiting the Google ad and content network privacy policy.

In using this site you agree not to use your log-in to promote companies from within or outside the angling industry without prior permission of the website owners, who can be contacted at