Privacy Policy

At British Sea Kayaks we take personal privacy very seriously. We take great care to keep our own data safe and secure and will always take equal care of any data that may relate to you. We will never share information about you with anyone else, including via social media platforms, without your consent.

Privacy Policy for British Sea Kayaks under GDPR

From 25th May 2018, British Sea Kayaks are required by law to obtain your permission to retain your information. We keep your details in a safe manner and they will only be used for our mutual benefit. If you do not approve of us retaining the information that you have already given to us then please let us know and you will be deleted from our database immediately. For information on how to notify us please read on.

GENERAL DATA PROTECTION REGULATIONS (GDPR)& DATA PROTECTION ACT 2018 (DPA)

Due to the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which takes effect from 25 May 2018 we are required to inform you of what data we hold and how the data is handled/stored.  This will ensure we are compliant with the new regulations.

Our privacy policy

For the purposes of our trading relationship with you we may be holding the following information:

  • Name
  • Address & Delivery Addresses
  • Contact Telephone Numbers/Fax Numbers/Email addresses
  • Bank Details (in some cases)
  • Trading History (products, prices)

The data is gathered from prior trading activities and ongoing business. It may have been received verbally, in writing or electronically. The data is stored on our own computer system at our secure offices and is encrypted and protected.  All data held is used only for the purposes of our trading activities. We will never give any of your data to third parties unless we are legally obliged to do so or you request we do so. Any data passed onto these parties will be conducted within GDPR guidelines and will only be data relevant to our trading activities.

If you need additional clarification please use the contact details provided on this website to get in touch.

British Sea Kayaks ask that you read the following and tick to confirm your agreement. Please return this letter by email to rick@britishseakayaks.co.uk 

Data Protection

We will keep your data secure and only store it for as long as necessary for the purposes of our current trading activities with your you. Once the data is no longer required we will destroy it securely. 

 Please tick the box to confirm that you consent to us holding and processing your data in this manner. We will assume by your ticking this box that you have obtained the consent to submit from any of your employees whose personal data you submit to us.        

Data Retention

We will retain your data on file for any future trading purposes. The data will be stored on paper and/or digital format at our secure site and only accessed by persons permitted to do so. We will only hold the minimum amount of data required and when the data is no longer required for our trading purposes it will be deleted/destroyed securely.

 Please tick the box to confirm that you consent to us retaining your data in this manner.   




Name: ………………………………………… Date: …………………………………………………..


*Please note that you can withdraw your consent to either or both of the above uses of your data at any time. If you wish to do so please email rick@britishseakayaks.co.uk

If you require any further information please contact 07779 134888

Should we not receive a reply to this communication by the date GDPR comes into force (i.e. 25thMay 2018) then we would presume you have no objections to our retaining the current information we both hold and control for you on our database. However, we would strongly recommend that you take note of this request in order for British Sea Kayaks to fully comply with GDPR