Privacy Policy | Newham Bookshop

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Newham Bookshop Privacy Policy

Company information

Newham Bookshop is the trading name of the company PCA (Newham) Ltd, limited by guarantee, which owns and runs the retail bookshop of the same name. PCA (Newham) Ltd is registered in England, company no. 01365257. Its registered office address is The Coach House, Greys Green Business Centre, Henley-on-Thames, Oxfordshire RG9 4QG. Newham Bookshop is also the owner and provider of this website. In this policy the terms “we”, “us” and “our” also refer to Newham Bookshop.

Scope of this privacy policy

We take the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all data collected by us or provided by you when you use our website, visit the Bookshop or buy books from us at events where we are the bookseller.

This privacy policy applies only to our website, Our website contains links to other websites, including to social media websites. We have no control over these websites and are not responsible for their content. When you visit other websites from links on ours, or otherwise, you should read their own privacy policies.

The data we collect

We may collect the following data, including personal data, from you: first name, surname, postal address including postcode, telephone number and email address. We may also collect your preferences for the method(s) by which you choose to receive promotional information from us, in accordance with this privacy policy.

How we use your data

For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998, Newham Bookshop is the data controller. We will retain any data you submit until you wish to unsubscribe (see Unsubscribing). Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, we will not share your data with any third party.

We will use your data to tell you about events we are promoting, including sales and other offers at the Bookshop, in accordance with this privacy policy.

Controlling the use of your data

Wherever you are required to submit data, you will be given options to restrict our use of that data. This may include the use of data for direct marketing purposes as described above.

Viewing and updating your data

You may log on to the members’ area of our website using your email address and password at any time to view and/or update/correct the data that we hold about you.

If you change your email address and want to update this, you should unsubscribe and then join again using the new email address. Alternatively, please email to ask us to make this change.

You also have the right to ask for a copy of the data that we hold about you. To request this, please email or write to us at Newham Bookshop, 743-745 Barking Road, London E13 9ER.

Unsubscribing from our mailing list

You may unsubscribe from the mailing list at any time by logging on to the members’ area of our website. If you unsubscribe all your personal data will be deleted.

Change of business ownership and control

We may, from time to time, expand or reduce our business and this may involve the sale and/or the transfer of control of all or part of Newham Bookshop. In such circumstances, data provided by users will, where it is relevant to any part of our business so transferred, be transferred along with that part and the new owner or newly controlling party will, under the terms of this privacy policy, be permitted to use the data for the purposes for which it was originally supplied to us.


The security of your data is of great importance to us. We have put in place suitable physical, electronic and management procedures to safeguard and secure data collected via our website.

Where a password is required to access certain parts of the website, you are

responsible for keeping this password confidential.

We will do our best to protect your personal information. However, transmission of data over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your data during transmission to the website.


Our website has a small number of cookies and session variables which are for internal use and do not store information about any user, or about how any user navigates the site.


You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected.

If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy.

This privacy policy will be governed by and interpreted according to the law of England and Wales. All disputes arising under this policy will be subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English and Welsh courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

We reserve the right to change this privacy policy as we may consider necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the website following such changes.

● This page was updated on 30 August 2023.