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Penguin Collectors Society


The Penguin Collectors Society takes your privacy seriously and will only use your personal data for administrative purposes.  We collect personal data as defined under applicable data protection legislation if you provide it on our membership application or if it is shared with us through payment processors such as Paypal in order to fulfil your purchases through our shop. We also retain your e-mail address if you e-mail us through the links on the Contact Us page of our website and collect basic traffic information for our own analytics and site operations. Penguin Collectors Society is the data controller for purposes of applicable data protection legislation. Personal data is stored on computers in the United Kingdom and, in the case of the name and address (including e-mail address) of purchasers of our publications, transferred to, and stored at, a location within the United States. We endeavour to ensure appropriate security measures are in place to prevent unauthorized disclosure of personal information. We will provide you with a the full details of the information we hold about you upon written request to our Membership Secretary at 18 The Tyning, Bath BA2 6AL and will make any amendments to your membership data requested.

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Last Updated: [10/05/18]