The London Review Bookshop is committed to your privacy. The following statement explains how we collect information about our website users and how we use that information.
If you have any questions about this privacy statement, you can contact us via this website.
This privacy statement refers to London Review Bookshop website (www.lrbshop.co.uk — hereafter 'LRB Bookshop web site'). This statement is subject to change and alteration from time to time. The way we use any information will be subject to the privacy statement that is current when that information is gathered. Please check this page regularly to see any changes.
How we collect and use information
Most browsers have 'preference' settings which alert you when cookies are being sent and allow you to reject them before they are sent or delete them after they have been sent. If you choose to reject cookies you will still be able to use the LRB Bookshop web site, but if you accept cookies, you will find the site much easier to use.
Your IP address is a code which is assigned to your computer every time you connect to the Internet. Typically for home users it will not identify your computer exactly but will identify the service provider via whom you connect to the internet. We use aggregated IP address information to compile reports on the demographics of the usage of the LRB Bookshop web site for purposes of system adminstration, marketing, as information to potential advertisers and subscribers, and to track potential abuse of our terms and conditions of use. We do not use IP address information in a form that identifies users personally except where that IP address has been responsible for violation of our terms and conditions of use.
Sales and other services
When you use the London Review Bookshop web site to purchase goods and services, we will need you to provide certain information (name, address, e-mail, credit card details, and so on). This information is necessary for us to process your order or update your details. We will not disclose your personal information to third parties except in the following cases:
(1) When we need to do this to provide you with a service you have requested.
(2) Under circumstances required by law: when we believe in good faith that a law or legal process requires it or where we believe disclosure is necessary to protect or enforce our rights or the rights of other users of the London Review Bookshop web site whose personal information is under our control.
Newsletters, online forums and links
Newsletter and information sign up
If you sign up for any newsletter we might offer on the London Review Bookshop web site, we will hold your e-mail address securely and in such a way that it cannot be read by anyone else. Should you wish to stop receiving the newsletter we will make sure that each newsletter carries information about how to opt out of the list and how to remove your name from the list.
In the future we may make chat rooms, forums, message boards, and/or news groups available to users of the London Review Bookshop web site. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Advertisers, commercial associates, links
The London Review Bookshop web site may contain advertisements and promotional links to web sites operated by third parties. While we would never knowingly link to a site which we believed to be trading in bad faith, LRB Ltd is not responsible for the content of these web sites and we take no responsibility for the content, privacy practices, goods or services offered by these sites. LRB Ltd accepts no responsibility for any loss or damage you sustain by visiting these web sites.
The London Review Bookshop web site uses SSL (secure socket layer) encryption to ensure the highest security for personal details submitted to us over the Internet. Our security certificate is issued by Equifax, and we use SSL AES-256 256-bit key encryption. Information which passes between your computer and our web site cannot be read by someone else.