Privacy Policy

7th February 2020

Who we are

We are Wicked Winters Books.

For the purpose of applicable laws relating to the processing of personal data, including but not limited to the Directive 96/46/EC (Data protection directive) or the GDPR, the data controller of this information is Wicked Winters Books, Bournemouth, UK. (referred to as ‘Company’, ‘we’, ‘us’ or ‘our’ in this privacy policy.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

  1. Information you provide to us: We collect your email address through our newsletter sign up form on this website so we can send you our newsletter. We will also collect your name, email address and any other personal information you provide through our contact form in order for us to reply to you.
  2. Information from third parties: We may receive data from third parties in the form of analytics, advertising networks or internet search providers.
  3. Information collected by our website: When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment. This information will also be used for website analytics in order to provide a better service and is not linked to any personal data.
  4. Cookies: We may use cookies to log users information. This may includs a Facebook pixel which is used to track sales and optimise and retarget ads on Facebook. You can change your cookie settings by clicking on the pop up when you visit the site.

Use of your personal data

We will only use your data in the following ways:

  1. To operate and manage our website.
  2. To send newsletters, administrative and promotional emails relevant to the website of which you can opt out at any time using the unsubscribe link at the bottom of each email.
  3. To provide you with goods you have purchased directly from us.
  4. To deliver advertisements to you.

Who we share your data with

We take your privacy very seriously and won’t share your personal data with anyone outside of the following circumstances:

With third parties where it is necessary to provide services on our behalf. This includes social media advertising such as Facebook in order to create custom audience generation. This also includes data collection services such as MailChimp. These platforms are only allowed to use your data to provide a service to us.

If required by law to comply with specific legal processes.

How long we retain your data

We will hold your data as long as necessary to for use as outlined in this policy. We regularly review and delete data that is no longer relevant.

What rights you have over your data

You have legal rights under applicable law in relation to your personal data. You can ask for the following at any time by contacting us via email at

  1. Ask what data we hold about you, why we are holding it and who it could be disclosed to.
  2. Ask us to amend/correct your personal data
  3. Ask us to delete your personal data
  4. Object to the processing of your personal data
  5. Ask us to restrict the processing of your personal data
  6. Withdraw any consents you have given us to processing of your personal data.
  7. Express any concerns you have about third parties’ use of your personal data.

Third party links

Some links on this website are to third party sites. We have no control over these sites and they contain their own privacy policies. This site may also contain Amazon affiliate links.

Data security

We have security measures in place to prevent any loss or disclosure of your personal data through unauthorised access.

Contact us

For email privacy questions please contact us at