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Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Cillian Press uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

Cillian Press is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st April 2012.

What we collect

During a visit to Cillian Press website, you may be asked to provide personal information (including your email address and name) in order to receive or use specific services. These services may include competitions, special offers, direct marketing, promotions and newsletters. We may later extend this to demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests to help us to improve and personalise access to products/services that are of interest to you.

When you go to a website, the pages you see, along with a short text file called a 'cookie', are downloaded to your computer. This is done on a repeat visit by checking to see, and finding, the cookie left there from the last visit. This data, known as anonymous aggregated data is information that relates simply to you as a generic person and not an individual and is used for statistical purposes.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:


Internal record keeping, information to improve our products and services and we may periodically send promotional emails about new books, special features on authors or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.  Information supplied by cookies helps us to provide all users of our websites with a better experience. It also assists us to analyse the profile and frequency of our visitors.


In a future release of this website we are planning to create a book review feedback mechanism When you contribute a review on our website, or give us feedback on a title, you are thereby granting us non-exclusive, royalty-free, unrestricted worldwide licence to use any content you submit free of charge. Cillian Press reserves the right to edit or delete any submissions if they express unlawful opinions or if we deem them to be offensive.


When you sign up to the Cillian Press mailing list, only the details you give us will be stored on our server. Only if you opt in to mailing lists will you receive the specified mail. We will not send you unsolicited email. You will always have the option to opt out of our mailing lists once you have registered.

We will never sell your personal information to third parties.


Cillian Press are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

More on cookies?

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing us at [email protected]. Our policy on unsolicited email is in line with the 2003 UK implementation of the European Union’s Privacy Directive.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

All data is collected lawfully and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us as soon as possible, at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

If at any time, you would like to correct the personal information that we have about you, or if you would like to change your preferences for contacts from us, or if you wish us to cease using your data, just let us know by email ([email protected]).