Privacy policy

We take your privacy very seriously, and will only use your personal information to administer your account and to provide you with the products and services you have requested from us.

In GDPR terminology, we collect your data when: the data subject has given consent to the processing of his or her personal data for one or more specific purposes; and where processing is necessary for the performance of a contract to which the data subject is party or in order to take steps at the request of the data subject prior to entering into a contract.

This Privacy Policy provides an explanation as to what happens to any personal information that you provide to me, or that we collect from you, and your options regarding the ways in which your personal data is used. Please read the following carefully to understand the practices regarding your personal information and how we will treat it. By visiting the Website you are accepting and consenting to the practices described in this policy. If you have any requests concerning your personal information or any queries with regard to my data processing practices, please contact us.

For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (“the Act”), the data controller (“we” or “us”) is Apostrophe Books.

We do update this Privacy Policy from time to time so please do review this Privacy Policy regularly.

What information is being collected, who collects it, why is it collected and how is it being collected?

  • Basic personal contact information (name and email address) will be collected through the Campaign M
  • onitor newsletter sign-up form so that we can communica
  • te with you by email.Information provided by you if you communicate with us by phone, e-mail or otherwise for any reason.This information is stored on Google documents.       
  • No information collected is classed as special category data.

What is the lawful basis for collecting this client data?

  • Information is collected on the basis of consent and for contractual purposes.   

Use of this data

We will only contact you when you have provided consent and only by those means you provided consent for. The information that we collect and store relating to you is primarily used to enable us to carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us. In addition, we may use the information for the following purposes:

  • To send you an e-newsletter to tell you about a new service or to keep you up to date, if you have opted in to receive marketing information. You may unsubscribe from receiving these e-newsletters using the unsubscribe link in any e-newsletter.

Who will client data be shared with?

Client data has never, and will never, be sold to third parties, or shared with third party companies for marketing purposes beyond the reach of the services that we provide.

How long will data be stored for?

Contact information is kept for two years since their most recent contact with us, and then deleted.

Storing personal data

In compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998, personal data supplied to us may be stored for future use.

Password-protection is used on our computers, mobile phones and all cloud storage that

we use, and encryption is used on the external hard drives we use for back up.Data that is provided to us is stored on secure computers and in secure cloud storage. The transmission of information via the internet is not com

pletely secure and therefore we cannot guarantee the security of data sent to us electronically and transmission of such data is therefore entirely at your own risk.


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Third party links

You mind find links to third party websites on blog posts within our website. These websites should have their own privacy policies which you should check. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for their policies whatsoever as we have no control over them.

Access to information

The Data Protection Act 1998 gives you the right to access the information that we hold about you. Should you wish to receive details that we hold about you please contact us using the contact details on our contact page.

What will be the effect of this on the individuals concerned?

To withdraw consent to storing your data or digital files at any time, please inform us.

If a breach of data protection rules occurs that is likely to result in damage to a person’s reputation, financial loss, loss of confidentiality, or major financial or social disadvantage, we will notify the ICO.

Any complaints, opt-outs or requests to be forgotten should be communicated to us.

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