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Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Purple Chameleon Books takes the confidentiality of our users seriously and are totally committed to protecting your privacy. Our privacy policy complies with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998, the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) 2018.

Who we are

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Contact forms

When a visitor completes the contact form on the site we collect the data sent in the contact form, name, email address and telephone number if provided.


When you visit this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.


Who we share your data with

We guarantee that no personal information will be disclosed to any third parties.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have registered for our newsletter or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Secure On-line Shopping

When a visitor makes a purchase, we collect the data sent in the sales form, name, email address, address, telephone number if provided and IP address.

We guarantee that no personal information will be disclosed to any third parties.

Purple Chameleon Books does not hold any Credit/Debit card information. To ensure our customers conduct their transactions for the workshops in a secure environment in which to make online purchases, we have teamed up with PayPal to process all credit and debit card transactions. All transactions are processed on secure servers operated directly by PayPal.

Additional information

By using our site, you consent to our privacy policy.

Please note: We are not responsible for the data policies, procedures or content of any sites linked to Purple Chameleon Books.

If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post the changes on this page.

Please direct any queries regarding this policy and the information we hold for you to Purple Chameleon Books OR Purple Chameleon Books, 7 Day’s Close, Swindon, Wiltshire, SN3 4PQ.


25th February 2014; updated 24th May 2018