Our Privacy Policy

Privacy and Cookies Policy

Quoscript is committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors, our book buyers and our authors; this Privacy and Cookies Policy sets out how we handle your personal data.  

  1. Data Collection and Usage

We collect and store the following types of data:

(i) Data about your visit to and use of our website www.quoscript.co.uk. This data may include your IP address, geographical location, browser type, referral source, time spend on our website and pages viewed. We use this information to monitor our website traffic and interaction using Google Analytics. Google’s privacy policy is available at: http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html

(ii) Transaction Data: we collect data on any transactions carried out between you and QuoScript which may have taken place through our website or outside of our website (for example, at an author signing event, writing festival and writing workshop).

(iii) Notification Data: data you have supplied to us for the purpose of subscribing to our website services, including email notifications and/or newsletters. QuoScript uses Mailchimp to deliver marketing email notifications on our goods and services. You can read Mailchimp’s privacy policy by visiting their website: https://mailchimp.com/legal/privacy/

  1. Cookies Policy

A cookie is a file containing an identifier that is sent by a web server to a web browser and stored by the browser. The identifier information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. We may use both ‘session’ cookies and ‘persistent’ cookies on our website www.quoscript.co.uk. Persistent cookies enable our website to identify and recognise you when visit us. Unlike session cookies which are deleted from your computer when you close your browser, persistent cookies remain stored on your computer until they reach a specified expiry date or are deleted, whichever is earlier.  

(i) Google Analytics collects usage data on our website using cookies which are stored on users’ computers. Google stores this information under the terms of its privacy policy http://www.google.com/privacypolicy.html.

 (ii) Other advertisers or payment service providers we work with may also send you cookies.

(iii) QuoScript accepts no responsibility for the cookies of third parties. Most browsers will ask you to accept or refuse cookies.

(iv) Rejecting a cookie can have a negative impact on the performance of the website and experience of using that website

  1. How we use your personal data

Personal data submitted to QuoScript via our website, mailing activities, sales activities and Author Questionnaire will be used for the following purposes:

(i) Administer the website

(ii) Improve your browsing experience on our website

(iii) Enable your use of goods and services on our website

(iv) Send you any goods and services you have purchased from us

(v) Send you email communications regarding goods and services you have purchased from us

(vi) Send you marketing email communications on goods and services we think will be of interest to you which you have opted into our mailing system Mailchimp to receive. You can opt out at any time of these communications.

(vii) Any personal information submitted for publication on our website will only be published under the license to grant us.

  1. Sharing your Data with third parties

We only share your personal information with third parties for the purpose of:

(i) Maintaining and improving our website

(ii) Marketing communications you have opted in to receive through Mailchimp

(iii) Financial transactions through our payment service providers, Paypal and Stripe. We share your personal data only for the purpose of processing any payment you make. Read their privacy policies here: https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-prev and https://stripe.com/gb/privacy

(iv) We may disclose your name, email address and documents you submit to us in as far as it is reasonably necessary for us to provide the service and goods you require from us.

(v) We may disclose your name, email address and the delivery address you tell us to our 3rd party reseller partners and distributors insofar as is reasonably necessary to allow for the fulfilment of our goods and services to you.

(vi) To the extend we are required to do so by law in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings or to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights or for the purposes of fraud prevention.

  1. International Data transfers

(i) QuoScript is General Data Protection Act (GDPR) compliant

(ii) In order to provide our goods and services we may have to make an international transfer of data to our global 3rd party print and eBook reseller and distributor network. Data disclosure is limited to that required to fulfil an order, namely: email address of recipient, address of recipient, name of recipient.

  1. Data Security

We store all personal information you provide us with on our secure password-protected servers. Our website is hosted by Go Daddy and is protected using SSL technology.

  1. Privacy policy amendments

QuoScript reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy from time to time by posting a new version on our website. Please check this page to review the latest version of our policy. In addition, we may sometimes elect to notify you of any changes to our privacy policy by email.

  1. Your Data Rights
  • You may ask us to share with you any private data we hold about you
  • You may ask us to update or erase any data we hold about you
  • You may opt-out of receiving any marketing notifications from us at any time by contacting us at books@quoscript.co.uk. When we email you, we will always give you the option of opting-out of any further communications from us.
  1. Third party websites

Our website may contain links to other third-party websites. QuoScript is not responsible for the privacy or cookie policies of these 3rd party websites.

  1. Data Controller

The data controller responsible for use of your data and our website www.quoscript.co.uk is QuoScript and we can be contacted at books@quoscript.co.uk