Disclaimer and Privacy Policy

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If a site visitor intends to contact the webmaster by use of the site's contact page, they may be invited to submit personal information about themselves (such as their name and email address, etc.) in order to establish contact. Should they enter their details in the fields requested, that information will be treated with due respect and in accordance with the United Kingdom Data Protection Act, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation and related privacy legislation, and the webmaster will aim to meet current Internet best practice.

Privacy Policy

Our privacy policy has been designed in compliance with the United Kingdom Data Protection Act and the European Union General Data Protection Regulation. Your use of this website is subject to the terms outlined in the sections below:

a. We do not circulate newsletters or unsolicited informational updates to private individuals via e-mail.

b. This website is not intended to enable direct online transactions, but rather as an informational guide to our catalogue of titles. Links are provided to various online retailers who supply our books, though we are not responsible for their content, service provision, or pricing strategy. Other retailers are available.

c. If any individual should choose to contact us via our website contact page or social media channels, their e-mail address and any other contact details that they provide will not be stored in a database, and this personal information will never be shared with any commercial or charitable third party.

d. In line with the law of Scotland and the United Kingdom, any communications we receive which are of an abusive nature, which contain offensive material, and/or which are considered to contravene any aspect of the law may be referred to a representative of the police service or other relevant authorities.

e. We would advise in the strongest terms that under no circumstances should any individual ever attempt to send payment details to us via electronic means such as e-mail, social media, or the website contact page. This includes Direct Debit details, or details of credit cards or debit cards. In the event that this should happen, the communication will be deleted immediately and no transaction shall be made. No such financial data will be stored by us. We will not be held responsible for the safety of any such information being transmitted to us, and therefore would again stress that no such sensitive details should ever be sent to us.

f. This website uses Google Analytics for the purposes of analysing data pertaining to visits to its various pages on specific dates at particular times. This assists us in ascertaining visitor interest in particular titles. The data collected by Google Analytics is anonymised to protect the identity of visitors and their specific IP address. If visitors wish to opt out of Google Analytics tracking while visiting this site, script blockers are available for most major Internet browsers which can be used to impede the use of Google Analytics and other such analytics sites. As a Data Processor, Google and Google Analytics conform to the statutes of the General Data Protection Regulation and the Data Protection Act, and personal identification of visitors to websites tracked by Google Analytics is prohibited under the tenets of their service agreement.

g. Under European Union regulations, individuals have the right to contact us and request the deletion of e-mails or any other information that they have transmitted to us in the past. This data will be erased upon request, as per our legal obligation.

h. This website may use cookies for the purposes of personalising user experience which are set by Google, the company responsible for the hosting of this site. This cookie use is considered necessary for the optimum operation of the site, though Google may also allow the employment of certain third-party cookies for advertising purposes. If any visitor objects to the use of cookies, we would recommend amending their browser settings to disable cookie access by this site, including third-party cookies, or turning off cookie access altogether while browsing the site. There may be some change to site functionality if cookies are disabled.

i. Google's own GDPR compliance and data protection policies can be viewed by visiting their website at https://privacy.google.com/businesses/compliance/.