Privacy Policy

This is The Portobello Bookshop’s privacy policy, explaining how our company uses the personal data we collect from you when you use our website. Topics include:

  • What data do we collect?

  • How do we collect your data?

  • How will we use your data?

  • How do we store your data?

  • Marketing

  • What are your data protection rights?

  • What are cookies?

  • How do we use cookies?

  • What types of cookies do we use?

  • How to manage your cookies

  • Privacy policies of other websites

  • Changes to our privacy policy

  • How to contact us

01. What data do we collect?

The Portobello Bookshop collects the following data:

  • Personal identification information (name, email address, phone number, etc.)

02. How do we collect your data?

You directly provide The Portobello Bookshop with most of the data we collect. We collect data and process data when you:

  • Register online or place an order for any of our products or services.

  • Voluntarily complete a customer survey or provide feedback on any of our message boards or via email.

  • Use or view our website via your browser’s cookies.

03. How will we use your data?

The Portobello Bookshop collects your data so that we can:

  • Process your order and manage your account.

  • Email you with special offers on other products and services we think you might like.

04. How do we store your data?

The Portobello Bookshop securely stores your data online via Squarespace.

The Portobello Bookshop will keep your personal identification information until you opt out. When you opt out, we will delete your data immediately.

05. Marketing

The Portobello Bookshop would like to send you information about products and services of ours that we think you might like. If you have agreed to receive marketing, you may always opt out at a later date. You have the right at any time to stop The Portobello Bookshop from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please email us.

06. What are your data protection rights?

The Portobello Bookshop would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

  • The right to access – You have the right to request The Portobello Bookshop for copies of your personal data.

  • The right to rectification – You have the right to request that The Portobello Bookshop correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request The Portobello Bookshop to complete the information you believe is incomplete.

  • The right to erasure – You have the right to request that The Portobello Bookshop erase your personal data.

  • The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that The Portobello Bookshop restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

  • The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to The Portobello Bookshop’s processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

07. Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behaviour information. When you visit our websites, we may collect information from you automatically through cookies or similar technology. For further information, please visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

08. How do we use cookies?

The Portobello Bookshop uses cookies in a range of ways to improve your experience on our website, including:

  • Understanding how you use our website

09. What types of cookies do we use?

There are a number of different types of cookies, however, our website uses:

  • Functionality – The Portobello Bookshop uses these cookies so that we recognise you on our website and remember your previously selected preferences. These could include what language you prefer and location you are in. A mix of first-party and third-party cookies are used.

  • Advertising – The Portobello Bookshop uses these cookies to collect information about your visit to our website, the content you viewed, the links you followed and information about your browser, device, and your IP address. The Portobello Bookshop sometimes shares some limited aspects of this data with third parties for advertising purposes. We may also share online data collected through cookies with our advertising partners. This means that when you visit another website, you may be shown advertising based on your browsing patterns on our website.

  • The Portobello Bookshop uses Google Analytics. Google Analytics generates statistical and other information by using cookies on users’ computers. This information helps create usage reports and Google stores this information. For further information, please visit www.google.com/policies/privacy.

10. How to manage cookies

You can set your browser not to accept cookies, and the above website tells you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases, some of our website features may not function as a result.

11. Privacy policies of other websites

The Portobello Bookshop website contains links to other websites. Our privacy policy applies only to our website, so if you click on a link to another website, you should read their privacy policy.

12. Changes to our privacy policy

The Portobello Bookshop keeps its privacy policy under regular review and places any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on July 23, 2019.

13. How to contact us

If you have any questions about The Portobello Bookshop’s privacy policy, the data we hold on you, or you would like to exercise one of your data protection rights, please do not hesitate to contact us.