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Privacy Policy

Who we are

Alternative Tackle is a Sole Trader entity, owned and run by Mark Leggett, 12/1 Rothesay Place, Edinburgh, EH3 7SQ, U.K.

Terms of use, user data, cookie usage & content disclaimer

This policy governs the data gathered by or supplied to this website [] and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners [Alternative Tackle].

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 and EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data controller, in relation to data gathered via this website, is Treske Ltd.

This policy may be amended or added to as and where necessary. We, the website owners, pledge to observe our lawful obligations in relation to the storage and processing of personal data held by us and will remain within the confines otherwise agreed by you.

Information we may collect

In order to process an enquiry or purchase, we must collect personal data from you. The personal data we collect may include names, addresses and contact details. Non-anonymised personal data will only be passed to relevant suppliers where necessary to achieve the objective at hand (such as communicating with couriers). Information may also be provided to government / public authorities as required by law.

Non-personal anonymised data relating to the usage of this website may also be collected via third party analytics services and used to better understand the user journey through our site and help us improve the way in which we communicate information to users. This data contains no personal details does not enable us to identify individual users.

Payment details

Users purchasing products through the site will be asked to supply payment details. These details are gathered via a secure external payment gateway service [operated by Stripe Inc.]. No payment details are taken through or stored within the site itself. Stripe Inc. are a world-leading payment gateway service with secure PCI compliant servers. You can read the Terms of Service associated with the Stripe Checkout here –

Own Terms & Conditions relating to product purchases can be read here – Terms and Conditions of Sale


Cookies are short text files, saved within a user’s browser, that contain data relating to a user’s session (visit) and their interactions and usage of the website.

This website uses cookies for a variety of purposes including the provision of an online shopping cart and other essential functional aspects of the site. Non-essential cookies are also used, where consent has been granted, to store tracking IDs which enable us to analyse user behaviour via third party analytics services and to re-market our content via third-party networks and social media platforms.

What Cookies Are In Use?

Essential Site Functionality
A number of key site elements (such as the shopping cart) require the use of cookies in order to function.

Google Optimize & Analytics (essential)
We utilise a Google service called Optimize in order to run a/b tests on our site to improve the user experience and ensure our message is being effectively communicated. This service does not function without the use of cookies. Google Analytics also tracks user navigation paths to better understand how the site is used and how users best gain information from it. Google will save cookies within your browser in order to track and monitor engagement and usage of the website.

youTube & Vimeo (essential)
This site makes use of embedded video content from 3rd party streaming platforms such as youTube and Vimeo in order to demonstrate products in action and profile producers. The use of 3rd party cookies by these platforms to track user engagement with their embedded media is outwith our control and users continuing to browse the site must accept their use. Please see youTube’s and Vimeo’s own Privacy Policies for details of their use of personal data.

How can I remove or block cookies?

You can use your web browser to delete and block cookies. You can find information on changing the cookie settings within your browser by using the links below. Please note we are not responsible for the content on external websites.

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Contact & Communication

Users providing their personal details via this site are agreeing to the processing of their data to achieve the stated goal or purpose of their contact. This may require the sharing of data with external parties where outside services are required to fulfil that objective.

This website and its owners may use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer that may be deemed relevant to the purpose of your contact or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted.

Your personal information will be retained until such time as it is no longer required.

Owing to the global nature of the internet infrastructure, the information you provide may be transferred and stored on servers within countries outside the European Economic Area that do not have similar protection in place regarding your personal data and its use as set out in this policy. By submitting your information you consent to these transfers.

Should you wish to submit a freedom of information request or a request to be forgotten, please email [email protected] where your request will be dealt with.

Email Newsletter

This website maintains an email newsletter, powered by Subscribers agree to allow the site owners to contact them via any means regarding products and services supplied by this website and this company.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. In compliance with those Laws, subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email sent via an email campaign.

External Links

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users should always adopt a policy of caution before clicking on external web links listed on a website.

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or any distress caused by visiting any external links noted within this site.

Social Media Platforms

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are subject to the privacy policies held by each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account. Any such tracking is subject to that website’s own privacy policy.

Content Disclaimer

Every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of information and photos featured throughout this website, however, due to the bespoke nature of our business, specific details about any item, range, product or service are subject to change. Any price information shown on the website for bespoke or custom build product are for guidance only and may not tally with the final cost. Changes to materials, wood, finish, designs and quantities will have a significant baring on the ‘actual’ price. Please contact us for an accurate quote based on your specific requirements.