We accept payment by credit cards - Mastercard, Visa and Amex.
Payment by cheque may also be possible within the UK - please enquire.
UK orders are normally despatched within 48 hours.
Overseas orders, if sent by Royal Mail airmail have a similar time-scale. If sent by the economy option then they go to our shippers, Asendia, once a week. This is by far the most economical option, especially for heavy parcels. Delivery time is normally quicker than the estimated time.
Orders for international delivery, particularly to EU countries, may be subject to import duties and taxes which are applied when the delivery reaches its destination. Please note that we have no control over these charges and cannot predict their amount. The customer is responsible for payment of any such import duties and taxes. Please contact your local customs office for further information before placing your order.
Please note that these estimated costs based on a parcel weighing up to 1 kilo. We may offer to reduce the postage cost if the book is very light, and this is often mentioned in our book description. Similarly, we normally mention if a book is very heavy, and in these cases we may ask for a higher shipping charge.
If you need to return a book then we ask that you email us as soon as possible and pack the item with as much care as we do.
In the unlikely event of a book being mis-described or faulty, then we will repay your return postage costs up to the amount it cost us to send to you.
If the book was ordered in error, or if you have changed your mind, then we would expect return postage cost to be paid by you.
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As is true of most websites, when you use our site, we may also collect certain technical and routing information about your computer to facilitate your use of the site and its services. For example, we may log environmental variables, such as browser type, operating system, CPU speed, and the Internet Protocol (IP) address of your computer. We use these environmental variables to facilitate and track your use of the site and its services. We also use such environmental variables to measure traffic patterns on the site. To better understand the needs of our visitors to the site we may occasionally match such information with your personal information.
Upon request we will provide you with information about whether we hold, or process on behalf of a third party, any of your personal information. To request this information please contact us.
You have the right to access and correct, or delete your personal information and privacy preferences at any time. This may be accomplished by logging into the system and access your account, where you can view and make changes to most of your personal information immediately. For security purposes, certain personal information can only be changed by contacting support. We will respond to your request promptly within a reasonable timeframe.
We store information that we collect through cookies, log files, transparent images, secure database entries, and/or third party sources to create a summary of your preferences. We tie your personally identifiable information, and/or your membership usage history, to information in the summary, in order to provide tailored promotions and marketing offers, to improve the content of the site for you and/or to determine your preferences.
In certain situations, we may be required to disclose personal data in response to lawful requests by public authorities, including to meet national security or law enforcement requirements.
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We use one or more outside credit card processing companies to bill you for our goods and services. To the best of our knowledge, these companies do not retain, share, store, nor use personally identifiable information for any other purpose.
We also share personal information with certain companies that perform services on our behalf. We only share the personal information which is necessary for them to perform those services. We require any company with which we may share personal information to protect that data in a manner consistent with this policy and to limit the use of such personal information to the performance of services for us.
We do not sell or otherwise provide personal information to other companies for the marketing of their own products or services.
We will retain your information for as long as your account is active, your information is needed to provide you services, or as required to fulfill our legal obligations. If you wish to delete your account or request that we no longer use your information to provide you services contact us. We will respond to your request within 30 days. We will retain and use your information as necessary to comply with our legal obligations, resolve disputes, and enforce our agreements.
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We strive to protect the personal information submitted to us, both during transmission and once we receive it. However, no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure. While we take into account the sensitivity of the personal information we collect, process, and store, and the current state of technology to use these measures protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee its absolute security.
If you have any questions about security on our Web sites, please email us.
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We may combine this automatically collected log information with other information we collect about you. We do this to improve services we offer you, to improve marketing, analytics, and provide site functionality.
Technologies such as: cookies, beacons, tags and scripts are used by us and our affiliates, analytics services and service to provide site features and functionality. These technologies are used in analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. We may receive reports based on the use of these technologies by these companies on an individual as well as aggregated basis.