The club rules

The club rules


Data Protection Policy

All Anglers must obtain club membership before fishing


1. No firearms to be allowed on club waters.
2. Only fishing with rod and line, (maximum of 3 rods per angler).

3. No rods to be left unattended at any time.

4. No Keepnets or sacks allowed.
5. No unauthorised persons shall remove or introduce any coarse fish into club waters.
6. No movement of fish.
7. All fish must be returned to the water as soon as possible. Fish welfare is paramount.
8. No fires allowed. Any Barbeque equipment must be kept off the floor to prevent bankside damage and all residue removed from site and regarded as litter.
9. Landing nets must be used at all times.
10. A suitable size landing net for targeted fish (match your net to your intended quarry). 
11. Unhooking mats must be used when fishing for Carp, Barbel, Pike and other large fish.
12. Each member can ask for a copy of the club's rules and bylaws, and must comply by these.
13. An adult of 21 years old or over must accompany any junior angler. When accompanying a junior, please carry proof of age. This is for insurance reasons and is not negotiable.
14. No litter to be left in the swim or on the banks. All litter to be taken home (do not use local village bins). 
15. A current Environment Agency Rod License to cover all rods used must be obtained before fishing on club waters.
16. Aggression of any kind to Bailiffs or other members will not be tolerated and will result in an immediate ban.
17. Members must keep to club paths to get to and from the waters.
18. All locked gates must not be entered. Authorised access only.
19. Anglers must produce their club membership number upon request.
20. The club will not be responsible for any damage or injury that may occur to any angler, vehicle or equipment when accessing or using the club's waters.
21. All dogs to be kept under control at all times and any mess must be cleaned up immediately.
22. Please keep gates clear to allow access for farmers and authorities.
23. Keep nets are only allowed on organised matches and must be of approved mesh size.
24. No nut baits allowed to be used on the pond. All particles must be well prepared.
25. Night fishing is allowed.
26. Anglers must be fully paid up members and in possession of their permit or the permit number before commencing to fish.

29. All anglers must drive slowly and carefully through the local village and repect other members using the local byway of Torksey Street.Anybody caught speeding will get a instant ban.

30. Please be aware that the river bank gets very wet at times and flood. The club has the rights to prevent the driving on the river bank when deemed necessary. 

31. All vehicles to be kept on the top banking to prevent damage.

32. no boats allowed. 



Data Protection Policy

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means [Rampton Fishing Club],


means the General Data Protection Regulation.

Responsible Person

means Dale Dudhill

Register of Systems

means a register of all systems or contexts in which personal data is processed by the club.



1. Data protection principles

The club is committed to processing data in accordance with its responsibilities under the GDPR.

Article 5 of the GDPR requires that personal data shall be:

processed lawfully, fairly and in a transparent manner in relation to individuals;

collected for specified, explicit and legitimate purposes and not further processed in a manner that is incompatible with those purposes; further processing for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes shall not be considered to be incompatible with the initial purposes;

adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed;

accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date; every reasonable step must be taken to ensure that personal data that are inaccurate, having regard to the purposes for which they are processed, are erased or rectified without delay;

kept in a form which permits identification of data subjects for no longer than is necessary for the purposes for which the personal data are processed; personal data may be stored for longer periods insofar as the personal data will be processed solely for archiving purposes in the public interest, scientific or historical research purposes or statistical purposes subject to implementation of the appropriate technical and organisational measures required by the GDPR in order to safeguard the rights and freedoms of individuals; and

processed in a manner that ensures appropriate security of the personal data, including protection against unauthorised or unlawful processing and against accidental loss, destruction or damage, using appropriate technical or organisational measures.”

2. General provisions

This policy applies to all personal data processed by the Club.

The Responsible Person shall take responsibility for the Club’s ongoing compliance with this policy.

This policy shall be reviewed at least annually.

3. Lawful, fair and transparent processing

To ensure its processing of data is lawful, fair and transparent, the Club shall maintain a Register of Systems.

The Register of Systems shall be reviewed at least annually.

Individuals have the right to access their personal data and any such requests made to the club shall be dealt with in a timely manner.

4. Lawful purposes

All data processed by the club must be done on one of the following lawful bases: consent, contract, legal obligation, vital interests, public task or legitimate interests (see ICO guidance for more information).

The Club shall note the appropriate lawful basis in the Register of Systems.

Where consent is relied upon as a lawful basis for processing data, evidence of opt-in  consent shall be kept with the personal data.

Where communications are sent to individuals based on their consent, the option for the individual to revoke their consent should be clearly available and systems should be in place to ensure such revocation is reflected accurately in the Club’s systems. 

5. Data minimisation

The Club shall ensure that personal data are adequate, relevant and limited to what is necessary in relation to the purposes for which they are processed.

6. Accuracy

The Club shall take reasonable steps to ensure personal data is accurate.

Where necessary for the lawful basis on which data is processed, steps shall be put in place to ensure that personal data is kept up to date.

7. Archiving / removal

To ensure that personal data is kept for no longer than necessary, the Club shall put in place an archiving policy for each area in which personal data is processed and review this process annually.

The archiving policy shall consider what data should/must be retained, for how long, and why.

8. Security

The Club shall ensure that personal data is stored securely using modern software that is kept-up-to-date. 

Access to personal data shall be limited to personnel who need access and appropriate security should be in place to avoid unauthorised sharing of information.

When personal data is deleted this should be done safely such that the data is irrecoverable.

Appropriate back-up and disaster recovery solutions shall be in place.

9. Breach

In the event of a breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, personal data, the Club shall promptly assess the risk to people’s rights and freedoms and if appropriate report this breach to the ICO (more information on the ICO website).


All members joining the club must abide by the above rules.
In particular with respect to any damage caused or suffered while fishing club waters.
Agree to indemnify officers and members against all claims for damage caused.
Neither Rampton Fishing Club, the members or the riparian owners shall be held responsible for any damage



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