Privacy Policy

At John Underwood Antiquarian Books we understand that customers care about the use and storage of their personal information. We have created this privacy notice in order to demonstrate our commitment to the privacy of our customers.

What Information We Collect:

When you purchase a book or other item from our website we will collect some of your personal information in order to complete the sale and deliver them to you.

Who We Are:

John Underwood Antiquarian Books gathers and processes your personal information in accordance with this privacy notice and in compliance with the relevant data protection Regulation and laws.   This notice provides you with the necessary information regarding your rights and our obligations, and explains how, why and when we process your personal data.

Information That We Collect:

We processes your personal information to meet our legal and statutory obligations and to provide you with our services.   We will never collect any unnecessary personal data from you and do not process your information in any way, other than as specified in this notice.

The personal data that we collect from you is:

•     Name or Company contact name

•     Home address or Business address

  • Personal or Business Email
  • Home or Business telephone Number
  • We will also hold details of your collecting”wants” to enable us to offer items to you if you wish.

We Collect This Information In The Following Ways:

•     Email via website

•     Personal or Business Email

•     Telephone

•     Personally at a Book Fair or if you visit our premises and require delivery.

Your personal data might also be written on to a manual record form  (not electronically). We are also required under UK tax laws to keep your personal data such as invoices or receipts for purchases for a minimum of 6 years after which time, if no further purchases have been made it will be destroyed.

How We Use Your Personal Data (Legal Basis for Processing):

John Underwood Antiquarian Books takes your privacy very seriously and will never disclose, share or sell your data without your consent, unless required to do so by law.

Your Rights:

You have the right to access any personal information that John Underwood Antiquarian Books processes about you and to request information about:-

•     What personal data we hold about you

•     The purpose of the processing

•     The categories of personal date concerned

•     How long we intend to store your personal data for

If you believe that we hold any incomplete or inaccurate data about you, you have the right to ask us to correct and/or complete the information and we will strive to do so as quickly as possible; unless there is a valid reason for not doing so, at which point you will be notified.

You also have the right to request erasure of your personal data or to restrict processing in accordance with the data protection laws.

If we receive a request from you to exercise any of the above rights, we may ask you to verify your identity before acting on the request; this is to ensure that your data is protected and kept secure.

Sharing and Disclosing Your Personal information:

We do not share or disclose any of your personal information without your consent, other that for the purposes specified in this notice or where there is a legal requirement.

Safeguarding Measures:

John Underwood Antiquarian Books takes every reasonable measure and precaution to protect and secure your personal data. We try to protect you and your information from unauthorised access, alteration, disclosure or destruction.

Lodging a Complaint:

John Underwood Antiquarian Books only process your personal information in compliance with this privacy notice and in accordance with the relevant data protection laws;   If, however you wish to raise a complaint regarding the processing of your personal data or are unsatisfied with how we have handled your information, you have the right to lodge a complaint with the supervisory authority.


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