Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy



Welcome to The following privacy statement discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices of
Users can access our site and view content without providing any information at all. However, all users who register for services provide basic contact information. will not disclose a user’s personally identifiable information to any third party without the user’s express permission, except where applicable for the purpose of supplying the service for which the user has registered.
We do not follow a user’s browsing path outside of our websites.

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Information collects:

Optional sign ups:
If users wish to use certain services located on specific sections of, they must sign up. Services that currently require some form of sign up include:
• Subscribing to the newsletter;
• Subscribing to’s Patron or Subscriber services;
• Purchasing books and ebooks from
The information collected when a user signs up for a service can include an email address and name. When signing up for a service, a user may also “opt-in” to various email notifications or offers (see opt-in procedures below).

We may request that you voluntarily supply us with personal information, including your email address, postal address, home or work telephone number, credit card number (only if you choose to purchase a product online), for purposes such as correspondence, making a purchase, or participating in online contests.


Certain information needs to be stored whenever you place products in your shopping basket. Like many websites, we use “cookies” to do this. The stored information is related only to the products selected for purchase, and is stored on your computer.
Certain sections of the site use cookies to maintain single user sessions as well as to aggregate broad demographic data as it relates to user behaviour. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. A cookie is a small piece of information sent by a web server to a web browser, which enables the server to collect information back from the browser.

Auditing our traffic figures:

We also use our log file data and third-party web traffic analytics services to monitor our traffic figures to the website. The information is used for site design and optimisation. The data may on occasion of abuse or harassment be used to find and locate individuals abusing the network system and or services of In these cases this data may be passed on to appropriate individuals, organisations or companies, if specifically requested.

Irish data protection commissioner:

Further information on your data privacy rights are available on the website of the Irish data protection commissioner.

Form submissions:

Certain online purchase options require users to give us financial information (such as their credit card numbers), and demographic information (such as their address etc). Financial information that is collected is used solely to bill the user for products and services.

Surveys & competitions:

From time-to-time our site may request information from users via surveys or competitions. Participation in these surveys or competitions is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and delivery address), and demographic information (such as address, age and income level). Contact information will be used to notify the winners and award prizes. Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site. No personal information will be retained for longer than is necessary or used for any undisclosed purpose.[/one_third][one_third_last]
Promotions and competitions that run on may be sponsored by companies other than or may be co-sponsored by and another company. or its sponsors or business partners may with your expressed permission, from time to time, send you e-mails regarding its products and services.

External links:

This site contains links to other sites. is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of such websites.


This site has security measures in place to protect the loss, misuse and alteration of the information under our control. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the internet can be guaranteed to be 100 per cent secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online products or services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.


Our site provides users with the opportunity to opt-in to receive update/promotional/marketing information from and select advertisers. To unsubscribe, reply to these emails with ‘Unsubscribe’ in the subject line.

Special interest sites: provides certain services in conjunction with third parties: These third parties have their own security and privacy policies. You are advised to review these separately.

Contacting the website:

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