Who we are

Our website address is: https://www.ukaquaticshops.co.uk.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymised string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service Privacy Policy is available here: https://automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

All information displayed on the site is already available in the public domain or accessible by referring to the company website.  Once information is added or submitted to www.ukaquaticshops.co.uk, the information is publicly available.

When a business is claimed, the owner of the business can maintain and amend all data relating to their own business.  This can be amended and changed as often as required.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognise and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Your contact details only include information that is already available in the public domain or information submitted during the registration process.  www.ukaquaticshops.co.uk make this information available on the website to enable your business to reach new and returning customers.

www.ukaquaticshops.co.uk is SSL Secure.  Any payments made are done through PAYPAL only and as such, all information submitted during the transaction are held by PAYPAL.

Additional information

How we protect your data

The website has an SSL Certificate and payments are made using secure payment gateway PAYPAL.  No financial details are held or stored on this website.

What data breach procedures we have in place

www.ukaquaticshops.co.uk take your privacy seriously.  We will work with our partners to ensure your information remains secure.  Information held on the website is already available in the public domain or submitted to be shared in the public domain.

What third parties we receive data from

We receive data from PAYPAL in respect of any financial transaction with a customer account.

We use Affiliate Window as our advertising business partner.  Affiliate Window use cookies to track any clicks and purchases made through the banners used in the header, footer and blog pages of this website.  No personal or financial information is held or recorded by this website.

What automated decision making and/or profiling we do with user data

The submission process for including a business on this website is secure.  Information is manually checked for accuracy prior to going live.  Checks are put in place to ensure the owner of the information has the ability to amend or cancel a listing.

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