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Privacy policy

This policy (together with any other resources referred to in it) set out the basis on which any personal information you provide to us (or data we collect about you from other sources) will be processed (meaning collected, stored, and otherwise used) by us.

Please read this policy carefully as it sets out what you can expect from us and gives you our contact details if you wish to ask any questions or raise concerns about how we are processing your personal information.

Data processor

For the purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act) and, with effect from 25 May 2018, the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the data processor is:

Adam Matthew Digital Ltd
Pelham House
London Road

Your rights

Data protection legislation gives you a number of rights to protect you against an organisation mishandling your personal information. It is important that you understand your rights, and, in this document, we have set out what those rights are and how you can exercise your rights in respect of Adam Matthew Digital Limited’s processing of your personal information.

How we use your information

Adam Matthew Digital Limited is an academic publisher of primary source collections for teaching and research. We license primary source material from libraries and archives around the world for inclusion in our digital resources. Primary source material and data supplied by libraries may be used for the basis of researching and contacting copyright holders.

Your rights in respect of your personal information

Under the act you have the following rights:

(a) to obtain access to, and copies of, the personal information that we hold about you;

(b) to require us to correct the personal information we hold about you if it is incorrect;

(c) to require us to erase your personal information;

(d) to require us to restrict our data processing activities;

(e) where our processing is based on your consent, the right to withdraw that consent (without affecting the lawfulness of our processing based on consent before its withdrawal);

(f) where the processing is carried out by automated means, to receive from us the personal information we hold about you which you have provided to us, in a reasonable format specified by you (including for the purpose of you transmitting that personal information to another data controller); and

(g) to object, on grounds relating to your particular situation, to any of our particular processing activities where you feel this has a disproportionate impact on your rights.

(h) Please note that these rights are not absolute, and we may be entitled to refuse requests where exceptions apply. If you wish to exercise any of these rights, please contact us using the contact details set out below.

Contact us

If you have any comments, questions or concerns about anything you have read on this page or you are concerned how your personal information has been handled by Adam Matthew Digital Ltd, you can contact us at

Referral to the UK Information Commissioner

If you are an EU Citizen and are not satisfied with how we are processing your personal data, you can refer us to the Information Commissioner. You can find out more about your rights under data protection legislation from the Information Commissioner's Office website available at