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This website is operated by Cambridge University Press, which is a Syndicate of the University of Cambridge. Our principal place of business is at the Edinburgh Building, Shaftesbury Road, Cambridge, CB2 8RU.

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Cambridge University Press, the University of Cambridge and its associated companies will use the information we collect from you in accordance with this policy. A list of our associated companies is available on request.

Our approach

Your privacy is important to us. We want to make sure that when we collect information from you we do so in a way that does not infringe your privacy. Our policy explains how we do this.

By registering or placing an order on this site, you consent to the collection, use and transfer of your information under the terms of this policy.

Collection of information

We may collect names, email and postal addresses, telephone numbers, professions, purchase and mailing history from you if you order from us or complete an online form (for instance to join our email services).

Use of information

Your information will enable us to provide you with access to our website and to carry out administration, statistical analysis and market research. If you have requested any goods or services then we will use your information to supply the goods or services, to bill you and to contact you where necessary concerning your order.

Where you have consented, we may contact you on occasion by post, telephone, fax and email about products and services we think might be of interest to you. If you decide in the future that do not want to receive such information, please email

Where you have consented, we may make your details available to other reputable organisations whose product or services we think might be of interest to you. If you decide in the future that you do not want us to make your information available in this way please email

We may transfer your personal details to other regions in which we have offices throughout the world, namely Europe, the Middle East and Africa; the Americas; and Asia-Pacific. You should be aware that some of our branches are in countries which do not have data protection laws. If you do not want us to make the information available in this way email

We may disclose your information to our agents and service providers for the purposes set out above.

All personal information received from you is subject to processing centrally in the Europe branch of Cambridge University Press, England. We will retain your information for a reasonable period or as long as the law requires.

Accessing and updating

You are entitled to see the information held about you and you may ask us to make any necessary changes to ensure that it is accurate and kept up to date. If you wish to do this, please contact us using the details on the right. We are entitled by law to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with details of the information we hold about you.

Changes to our privacy policy

Any changes to our privacy policy in the future will be posted to the site and, where appropriate, through email notification.


If you have any requests in relation to the use we make of your information, please email

All other comments and queries relating to the administration of your relationship with us, our use of your information and this Privacy Policy are welcomed and should be addressed to The Legal Services Director at


In order to improve our website, and your experience of it, this site stores small amounts of information (called "cookies") on your computer.

Cookies are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to website owners. We collect this information in a way which does not personally identify visitors to this site.

Location information

In order to provide you with the correct catalogue, pricing and ordering information, we need to know which country you are browsing from. On your first visit to this site, we attempt geolocation using the IP-Country database from which only returns a country-level result, which is then stored in a cookie. This information does not identify you personally, or your location within that country. Your location country cookie can be overridden manually on the “Choose your country or region” page.

Shopping list contents

As you place items into your shopping list, we store the product ID and quantity of each item in a cookie so that your shopping list persists across multiple page requests.


We use standard Google Analytics to track site and page visits. This allows us to recognise and count the number of site visitors and to see how they navigate around the site when they are using it. This helps us to improve the way our website works, for example, by ensuring that users are able to find what they are looking for easily.

Social bookmarking

On some pages of the site we provide social bookmarking tools to allow you to share content via your own social media channels. This functionality is provided by a third-party provider, and may also use cookies over which we have no control.

Blocking Cookies

You can block cookies by activating the setting in your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of all or some cookies. If however you use your browser settings to block all cookies (including essential cookies) you may not be able to access some parts of, or our entire site.

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