Encyclopædia Britannica (UK) Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy. Please read the following to understand how your personal information will be handled. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page so that you are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it and under what circumstances we disclose it.

Your personal information

When placing an order, we collect the following information from you – your name, address, telephone number and Email address, credit/debit card number and expiry date. This information allows us to process and fulfil your order and to send confirmation of the details of your order.

When registering or entering a competition, the following information will be requested – your name, address, telephone number and Email address. We also ask you to complete a short survey, this information is completely optional on your part.

Using your personal information

Britannica will use the information that you provide us for marketing purposes and to notify you about improvements and enhancements to our online shop. We would like to keep you informed about our products and services and notify you of special offers that we think may be of interest to you.

Occasionally, we may pass your name and address details to other approved organisations so that they can contact you with news of products or offers that might be of interest to you. If you do not wish us to do this you can let us know at any time by Emailing us at [email protected]  We will not, however pass on your email address to any third parties.