Privacy Policy

We respect your privacy. This website does not use "cookie" technology and we will not collect any personal information about you without your consent. We may invite you to provide us with personal information in order to provide you with services such as enquiry response, e-mail newsletters, invitations to events and information updates.

In order to protect your privacy, we take appropriate security measures in the storage and disclosure of personal information so as to prevent unauthorised access by third parties. We endeavour to ensure that any party to which we transfer information has similar security measures.

However, the internet is not a totally secure medium and you acknowledge and agree that we shall not be responsible for any unauthorised use, distribution, damage or destruction of personal data, except to the extent we are required to accept such responsibility by law. Our responsibilities and your rights may vary according to local laws.

In the event that we transfer the business which provides products and services to you to another supplier, you also agree that your data may be transferred to that supplier.

If you do not agree with this privacy policy, you should not submit your personal information on this website.

Please note that if you sign up to receive e-correspondence from Gladstone’s Library (which includes, without limitation, our latest news and special offers), we require you to submit your name and email address. We require this information for the following reasons:

  • To send you monthly e-correspondence containing library news, events and special offers
  • E-correspondence is limited to six mailings per month with occasional exceptions in times of special offers or late availability
  • We are committed to sending no more than eight emails in any one calendar month
  • We do not permit other companies to advertise in our marketing material, except for partners who are stated clearly on our website
  • We may contact you regarding audience development projects or fundraising activities
  • When you use this site and have not advised us to the contrary, you are agreeing that we may use your personal information for the purposes set out in this statement
  • If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to Louisa Yates or email as soon as possible, stating clearly where your information was submitted.

If you have any queries about our website, terms of use or our privacy policy please do not hesitate to e-mail us at or write to Peter Francis, Gladstone's Library, Church Lane, Hawarden, Flintshire. CH5 3DF.