The Privacy Policy at Illustrated-books

The Privacy Policy at Illustrated-books

The first thing we want to say about the privacy of your personal information is that we do not share any information we have with other parties – also we will not send you any marketing material by email.

The Illustrated-books online bookstore is published by Laker Sharville Design & Publishing. We are a business based in the UK and are committed to handling the Personal Information of everyone we deal with in a responsible manner and ensuring we provide the appropriate safeguards. Laker Sharville Design & Publishing follows the guiding principles of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the Privacy of Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 when it comes to protecting your data.

The owner of Laker Sharville Design & Publishing is the Data Controller as defined by the GDPR and can be contacted via our contact page or by telephone +44(0)1342 842400.

Purchasing a product from us.

If you complete the purchasing process on our illustrated books store you are submitting your data with the aim of purchasing one or more of the illustrated books, prints, collectables, etc. that we display on our online bookstore. During this process we collect and store the email address you provide and your postal address so that we can contact you to manage your purchase.

If you make any enquiry via our product enquiry form or our contact us form we collect and store your email address so that we can respond to your enquiry.

When you purchase an item from our online bookstore your payment is taken via the Stripe payment system. During this purchase process we do not see or store your payment details. These are collected and processed by Stripe. Stripe have signed up to the Privacy Shield Framework and we are reassured that this framework meets the requirements of the GDPR regulations.

Stripe publish the following statement: If You are located in the EEA or Switzerland, we comply with applicable laws to provide an adequate level of data protection for the transfer of Personal Data. Stripe is certified under the EU-U.S. and the Swiss-U.S. Privacy Shield Framework. View the Stripe Policy Statement.

We use cookies to enable a better user experience when using our online bookstore. We do not collect personal information through our cookies and we do not use third party cookies either for marketing or analytical purposes.

Retention policy
The data we collect directly from you is the minimum we require to facilitate the lawful processing of enquiries and purchases, described above. Personal information placed on our system will be deleted as soon as practicable after termination of a commercial contract between us.

Any personal information collected and processed for finance or tax purposes will be held for the maximum time as determined by any legal requirement (normally 3 to 7 years).

Your rights as a data subject

The regulations provide a number of rights to you as the Data Subject. Laker Sharville Design & Publishing is committed to upholding those rights. Those rights applicable to the personal information we collect and process are listed below. In addition to these rights, you have the right to escalate any concern to the Supervisory Authority, which in the UK is the Information Commissioners Office A full and detailed explanation of all rights, and help with any concerns you have, can be found at

The Right to be Informed
You should be clear about what, why and in what way your personal information will be processed at the time it is processed. This privacy policy sets out that information

Right of Access
You have the right to know what personal information is held, by whom and why. You can send a Subject Access Request to see what personal information and any supplementary information relating to you is held by us. We will provide you with the information we hold within one month of your request, unless the provision of that information is particularly complex. If this is the case, we may extend the deadline by a further two months. This information will be provided free of charge unless you require multiple copies of the same information, in these circumstances, we retain the right to charge a reasonable administrative fee.

The Right to Rectification
If the information we have collected about you and processed is inaccurate or incomplete, you have the right to have it rectified. We will respond to your request for rectification within one month, unless the request is complex or has multiple requirements.

Right to Erasure
You have the right to have your personal data erased and to prevent processing in some specific situations, these include:
– Where personal data is no longer necessary for the purpose for which it was originally collected
– When you withdraw consent
– When you oppose the processing and there is no superseding legitimate interest for continuing the processing
– If the personal data was unlawfully processed (i.e. otherwise in breach of the GDPR)
– If the personal data must be removed in order to comply with a legal obligation.
– If the personal data is processed in relation to the offer of information/society services to a child.

Right to Restrict Processing
If you contest the accuracy of the personal data we hold, we will restrict the processing of your data until accuracy is verified. The restriction of processing can occur for other reasons too, such as if you require us to retain your data in the advent of a legal claim.

Right to Data Portability
You have the right to move, duplicate or transfer your data easily from one IT environment to another in a safe and secure way, without hindrance to usability.

Other websites
This privacy policy only applies to our illustrated books online bookstore, if you follow a link to another website from ours, you should read their own privacy policy.

Changes to our privacy policy
We keep our privacy policy under review and we will place any updates on this page.

This privacy policy was last updated in May 2018.

Terms and Conditions
We also have a page giving details of our terms and conditions when you purchase an item from us. Please click here to visit this page.

How to contact us
You can write to at this address:
Laker Sharville Design & Publishing.
208 Smallfield Road
England is an online bookstore for book collectors and people who love illustration, illustrated books, children’s picture books, artwork, fine printing, typography, art and design.

If you are happy with our privacy policy then please view our online illustrated books shop to see our range of illustrated books, children’s books, fine-art prints, collectables and much more.

(Updated: 3rd January 2020)

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