Theale Fisheries Privacy & Cookies



Here at Theale Fisheries we take your Privacy very seriously.

When you buy a ticket from us or become a member of our syndicate we will collect personal information from you including, but not limited to, your name, address, email and telephone numbers which we will store securely. We will use this information to send you details about your purchase but we will not pass your details onto any other party unless required by law.

Our full Privacy Policy in accordance with GDPR is available HERE or under the Contact & Help drop down menu; please ensure you read this important document.


Theale Fisheries Cookie Policy


Like most websites this one uses 'cookies' . Cookies are tiny files that are stored on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website and they allow websites to recognise that a user on an individual computer or mobile device has previously visited that website.

You do not have to accept cookies and you may set your browser to restrict their use and you may delete them after they have been placed on your hard drive. If you do not accept or do delete cookies, some areas of our Web site may take more time to work, or may not function correctly.


Unless you have disabled cookies in your internet browser continued use of this website constitutes as your consent to cookies being used in accordance with this policy. If you do not consent to cookies (other than strictly necessary which cannot be disabled or the website would not function) then you must disable them in your browser or refrain from using the site.

To learn more about cookies including how to control and disable them visit HERE (Please note: This is an external link and Theale Fisheries are not responsible for any content of the site).


There are basically four types of cookie;

  • Strictly necessary cookies These are essential to make a website useable by enabling primary functions such as page navigation and e-billing. Without these cookies the website cannot function.
  • Performance or Statistical cookies. These collect and report information anonymously to help assess a websites performance by allowing website owners to understand how visitors interact with the website (such as number of site visitors, most popular pages, error messages etc) Commonly used by web tools such as 'Google Analytics'
  • Functionality cookies. These remember choices a website user has made in order to improve their experience next time they visit a website such as preferred settings and layout; they may also be used to provide services users have asked for such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.
  • Targeting or Marketing Cookies. Similar to statistical cookies these collect information about user’s behaviour but at an individual level and are used to track users across different websites to allow targeted advertising of products and services that are more relevant to the individual user based on an analysis of their browsing. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as to help measure the effectiveness of an advertising campaign. They are usually placed on your device by third-party advertising networks; these cookies collect the most information about users.


Theale Fisheries website contains both First Party cookies set by the website itself and also Third Party cookies set by web sites from domains other than These are set by our website host for website performance monitoring or in applications used on the website such as Google Maps.

Below is a list of cookies set by the website which was scanned on 22nd June 2019.

First Party Strictly Necessary Cookies

The website sets first party strictly necessary cookies which are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as fulfilling your orders. You should know that the "Create shopping basket" we have chosen is innovative in that it does not set cookies at all.

 Cookie name: _cfduid

  • Host:
  • Lifespan: 1 year
  • Description: Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. According to CloudFlare it is used to override any security restrictions based on the IP address the visitor is coming from. It does not contain any user identification information.

 Cookie name: PHPSESSID

  • Host:
  • Lifespan: session
  • Description: Cookie generated by applications based on the PHP language. This is a general purpose identifier used to maintain user session variables. It is normally a random generated number, how it is used can be specific to the site, but a good example is maintaining a logged-in status for a user between pages. No personal information is stored in this cookie.


Third Party Performance Cookies

The website also sets third party cookies for performance monitoring and security.

Cookie name: JSESSIONID

  • Host:
  • Lifespan: session
  • Description: This domain is controlled by New Relic, which provides a platform for monitoring the performance of web and mobile applications. JSESSIONID is a cookie generated by Servlet containers used for session management in J2EE web application for HTTP protocol.

 Cookie name: _cfduid

  • Host:
  • Lifespan: 1 year
  • Description: Cookie associated with sites using CloudFlare, used to speed up page load times. Excerpt from CloudFlare Privacy Policy “the _cfduid cookie may be placed on the devices of our customers' end users to help Cloudflare detect malicious visitors to our customers’ websites and to minimize blocking legitimate users. The _cfduid does not allow for cross-site tracking. It also does not allow for Cloudflare to follow users from site to site by merging various _cfduid identifiers into a profile. Rather, Cloudflare places the _cfduid cookie in a user's web browser after the user has met certain security requirements, such as solving a Captcha challenge. The _cfduid is a one-way hash of certain values and cannot be used to personally identify the end user”.


Third Party Targeting Cookies

The website sets targeting or advertising cookies.


  • Host:
  • Lifespan: 4 months
  • Description: This domain is owned by Google Inc. Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users. The SID cookie is used by Google in combination with HSID to verify a Google user account and most recent login time.

Cookie name: NID

  • Host:
  • Lifespan: 6 months
  • Description: Google set a number of cookies on any page that includes a Google Map. While we have no control over the cookies set by Google, they appear to include a mixture of pieces of information to measure the number and behaviour of Google Maps users.


IMPORTANT NOTE: If you click on a link from Theale Fisheries website to any third-party websites you may be sent cookies from these third-party websites. Third-party websites will have their own privacy and cookie policies which Theale Fisheries cannot control. Please check the third-party websites for more information about their cookies and how to manage them.



Theale Fisheries reserves the right to update this Cookie Policy at any time and for any reason. If there are any changes we will post notification of any change on the website at