READING & is committed to protecting your personal information and respecting data protection laws around
How we use your personal information
We use personal information in order to promote and provide READING & products and services, to ensure the
security of our websites, and to run our business.
In some cases where we ask for your personal information, we do so in order for us to fulfil your request or
order (e.g. needing your address to send you your order). If you do not provide that personal information we
will not be able to process your request or order.
What information does READING & collect?
We collect and process personal data about you when you purchase goods and services from us and interact
with us and our websites. This information includes:
- Your name, username, and password
- Your residential or business address, email address, and phone number
- Your payment and delivery details, including billing and delivery
addresses and credit card details, where you make purchases from us
- Your marketing preferences, including any consents you have given us
- Information related to the browser or device you use to access our
- Records of your use of READING & services.
Giving and withdrawing your consent, and updating your personal information
Where your consent is required for us to process your personal information, we will ask for your consent at
the point at which you provide your data. You have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. You can
also update your personal information at any time. If you wish to do either, contact us at
We do not sell your personal information to third parties.
Storing your personal information
Your personal information may be stored and processed outside of the country where it is collected,
including outside of the European Economic Area. When transferring information to others, within the EEA or
otherwise, we ensure that appropriate and suitable safeguards and technical measures are in place to protect
your personal data. To do this, we make use of standard contractual clauses that have been approved by the
European Commission, or we use an appropriate Privacy Shield certification or Binding Corporate Rules put in
place by our suppliers, or we implement other similar measures required by laws around the world. A copy of
the relevant mechanism can be provided for your review on request by sending an e-mail to our Data Privacy
We will only keep records of your personal information for as long as is reasonably necessary for the
purposes for which we have collected it, and in order to comply with any statutory or regulatory obligations
in relation to retention of records. We respect requests to stop processing your personal data for marketing
purposes. This includes keeping a record of your request indefinitely so that we can respect your request in
for details of how this may apply to you.
You have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of personal information, the right to
restrict processing of your personal information, and the right to object to processing of your personal
information. You have the right to object to your personal information being processed on the grounds of
READING &'s legitimate interests. You have the right to object to us sending you direct marketing and
profiling you for the purposes of direct marketing. You can contact us by email at
in relation to any of the rights described in this paragraph, or if you have any questions regarding this
information with a data protection supervisory authority in a country where you live, work, or where you
believe a breach may have occurred.
Last updated: September 25, 2019
Effective from: September 25, 2019