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Privacy Policy

Sheldrake Press exists to publish books, inform and entertain readers, promote conservation policies and enrich, in so far as it is able, the style and content of everyday life. We do not seek to make money except through the pursuit and fulfilment of these objectives. We will not use personal information gathered in the course of our business for any but these objectives. For details of our policy, please read on.

Personal Information

If you subscribe to our newsletter or pre-order any of our books, we will ask for your e-mail address and store it on our server. If you order any of our books, you will be directed to our warehouse where you will be asked for your name, address, telephone number, e-mail address and credit card details. Any information we hold about you will be treated in strictest confidence and held securely on our server or our agents’ servers in compliance with the Data Protection Act 1998. We will not divulge any of your details to any third party without your permission, except when it is necessary for us to fulfil an order or satisfy a request made by you.


We will send you occasional e-mails, if we may, on the following subjects:

  • Newsletters
    If you have subscribed to our newsletters, we will send you e-mails about new book releases, press reviews, events and other publicity relating to our titles. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking here.
  • Administrative Matters
    If you have pre-ordered or ordered any of our books and there is a problem of some kind, we will send you an e-mail notifying you what is happening and asking what you would like us to do about it.
  • Focus Groups and Questionnaires
    It is sometimes extremely helpful to know what readers and potential readers think about a new cover design, a new book idea or a plan to revise an existing book. If we hold your address, we would like to be able to ask you questions about subjects we believe to be of interest to you. If you do not wish us to do this, please click here.

Analysis of Site Visits

We may want to use information collected anonymously about the number of visitors entering our web-site and where they go within it, we will do this in order to find out whether the structure or content of the site needs amendment, whether we should develop additional titles on certain subjects or reprint certain titles sooner than others. To the best of our knowledge none of this information will be personally identifiable, but if we inadvertently acquired personal information, we would never divulge it to a third party.


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 web-site in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis.

Overall, cookies help us provide a better web-site 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 web-site.

Changes in Policy

If we change our policy, we will indicate the changes on this page so you are always aware of the rules we follow in safeguarding personal information.

Queries and Concerns

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us by clicking here.

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