Our Approach to Privacy

This is the privacy notice of First Draft Books Ltd. Any reference to ‘First Draft Books’, ‘we’ or ‘us’ in this notice refers to First Draft Books Ltd. The following notice outlines First Draft Books’ Privacy Policy as it relates to our online information practices. This notice applies to all information collected or submitted on the First Draft Books website. Any changes to First Draft Books’ Privacy Policy will be posted on this page.

How we collect information

On the First Draft Books website, you may be able to order products, make enquiries, reserve places at events, complete questionnaires and register to receive our newsletter.

On these pages, we might collect the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Your mailing address
  • Your email address
  • Your phone number

When you purchase a book through our website, we do not retain your credit card information. Instead, you will be redirected to a third-party ordering platform for independent bookstores, Bookshop.org. UK customers may review Bookshop.org’s privacy notice at https://uk.bookshop.org/pages/privacy_notice. US customers may review the Bookshop.org privacy notice at https://bookshop.org/info/privacy-notice.

How we use information

The personal information you submit through our website is used solely to complete the actions you request. We do not share this information with any other person or entity except when necessary to complete a requested action. We do not use your personal information for any purpose you did not request.

We retain personal information as long as is necessary to fulfil the requested action. We collect personal information by lawful and fair means and, where appropriate, with the knowledge or consent of the individual concerned.

The personal data you provide should be relevant to the purposes for which it is to be used, and, to the extent necessary for those purposes, should be accurate, complete and up-to-date. You can request, delete and amend the personal information we have collected and retained for you by emailing us at [email protected].

Data security

We protect personal information by reasonable security safeguards against loss or theft, as well as unauthorised access, disclosure, copying, use or modification. We do not collect or maintain information on our website from people we know to be under the age of 13.


If you have any questions in relation to our privacy policy, contact us at [email protected]

This Privacy Notice has been reviewed and amended for the purpose of the General Data Protection Regulations which came into force on 25th May 2018 and is kept regularly under review. The legal name of the company controlling data for the purposes of the regulations is First Draft Books Ltd of registered office Moor Edge Barn, Woodside, Blackawton, Devon TQ7 9AA and our nominated representative for data protection purposes is Leslie Leggett (Owner).