Privacy policy

Privacy and Security Policy

Hurst Publishers take your privacy seriously, and we are fully committed to handling the information you provide to us securely and responsibly in accordance with GDPR legislation. This policy sets out how we handle your data. By submitting your personal information, you are consenting to Hurst Publishers holding and using your data in accordance with this policy. MalthousePress  is the trading name of Malthouse Press Nigeria Limited (Address: 34 Onitana St, Surulere, Lagos Mainland, Lagos State, Nigeria).

We collect your personal data when you consent to it via signing up to our mailing list, when you place an order (including gratis), or when you subscribe to a product. We also collect personal data to fulfil contracts with our authors and when there is legitimate interest, such as book reviewers. We also collect non-personal information such as IP addresses and pages accessed or files downloaded on our website.

We use your data to provide you with the book information you have requested you hear about when you sign up for our mailing list. We also use your data to process orders and respond to requests made on our website, which may require working with vetted partners to process, package, mail, and deliver purchases or requests.

Malthouse will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal data, however Internet usage is not entirely secure. For this reason, we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of any personal data which are transferred from you or to you via the Internet.  We store information securely on our computers and use secure methods when transferring data. Only authorized personnel access personal data via password protected systems, and we use secure server software (SSL) to encrypt financial and personal information. We will hold your data until you request we remove it. This includes manuscript submissions, gratis copy requests, and mailing list subscriptions.

We also operate a number of social media pages (including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram). This policy covers how Malthouse will use any data collected from those pages, but it does not cover how those social media platforms will use your personal information.