Privacy Policy

My Kind of Book takes your privacy seriously. We are thoughtful about what information we ask you to provide and careful with the personal information that we collect about you when you use our services.

We aim to wholly comply with EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

This privacy policy relates to information that you provide to us via this website:

What personal information do we collect from you?

We collect the following personal information:

  • Your name and email address via our contact form.
  • Your name and email address via your donation payment.
  • Your email address when you subscribe to our email newsletter.
  • Your name, email address, postal address and delivery address when you when you buy a product from our shop and/or set up an account with us.

Your credit card number and security code are never stored on our website. Our payment gateway, Stripe, gives this sensitive information directly to the payment processor.

Who we share your data with

We will not share your personal information without your consent.

When you make a donation to us, create an account with us, or buy a product from our shop, you consent to us sharing your personal information with WooCommerce and our payment gateway Stripe. We also share your delivery address with Gardners who deliver many of our books. Click on the links for their own privacy information.

How long do we retain your data

We store personal information for only as long as we have a reason to keep it. For example, we retain customer orders (with your contact details) for sales analysis purposes, and so that you can view your previous orders.

We will review the personal information we hold annually, and will delete any information that we no longer have a valid purpose to hold.

Your rights

You have a right to find out what information we hold about you and we aim to provide this information to you within one month of receiving your request. Contact Ailie for this information:

Ailie Finlay
My Kind of Book
12 Clearburn Crescent
Edinburgh EH16 5ER

You have a right to have any personal data that we hold about you corrected or erased, and to object to it being used by My Kind of Book. Use the contact details above if you wish to request this.

This website is hosted and built on who are owned by Automattic.

They automatically collect some anonymised visitor data from you to provide us with information about how this website is used. To find out detailed information about this read their Privacy Notice for Visitors to Our Users’ Sites.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

This policy was last updated on 29 April 2022