Our Policies

Cookie Policy

Last Updated: 25 May 2018

Our site uses cookies and other similar technologies to distinguish you from other users of our site. This helps us to provide you with a good experience when you browse and allows us to improve our site.

You can always change your preferences by changing your cookie usage settings. See Manage cookies for instructions.

Understanding cookies

Our cookies can be classified into the following 3 categories:

Essential cookies

These are cookies that are required for the operation of our site. They include, for example, cookies that enable you to log into secure areas of our site, use a shopping cart or make use of e-billing services.

Performance cookies

These allow us to measure and improve performance providing you with a better user experience. Without these cookies the site may not perform or look as expected.

Advertising and Online marketing

These cookies record your visit to our site, the pages you have visited and the links you have followed. We will use this information to make our site and the advertising displayed on it more relevant to your interests. We may also share this information with third parties.

Manage cookies

Some cookies are essential in order to shop at thebookpeople.co.uk and in the event you do reject cookies this may impair the functionality of the website.

Most web browsers (such as Internet Explorer, FireFox and Safari) are set to automatically accept cookies as the by default setting. If you don’t want to receive cookies or other tracking technologies, you can usually choose to set your browser to remove or reject browser cookies or to prompt you before accepting such a cookie. You can also delete cookies that have already been set. The "Help" function within your browser should tell you how.

If you use your browser settings to block or refuse all cookies (including essential cookies), this will affect your use of our site and you will lose some of the functionality including the ability to login and checkout.

Please also visit www.allaboutcookies.org for more information about cookies and how to disable them.

About the cookies we use:

Essential cookies:

  • The Book People
    These session cookies enable basic site behaviours such as navigation, session status, authentication, mini-basket information & affiliate conversion tracking.
  • Rich Relevance
    Cookies from this tool drive our on-site marketing and promotional content. This tool uses anonymous personalisation for product recommendations.
    You can opt out of product personalisation here: www.richrelevance.com/privacy/opt-out/
  • Co-Buying.com 
    This tool is used run our "Recommend a Friend" feature.

Performance cookies:

  • Google Analytics
    These cookies enable us to analyse site usage enabling us to market to our customer more effectively, to estimate our audience size and to conduct research and diagnostics to improve our site.
  • ContentSquare
    ContentSquare is a solution which aggregates usage and frequency data to allow us to analyse and improve user experience. Statistics created are anonymous. To be excluded from this monitoring please click here:   Opt out

Advertising & Online marketing cookies:

  • Google Adwords ( doubleclick)
    These cookies enable us to track the effectiveness of our advertising spend with the search engine Google.
  • Bing Ads
    These cookies enable us to track the effectiveness of our advertising spend with the search engine Bing.
  • Marin
    These cookies enable us to track the effectiveness of our advertising spend with the search engines Google & Bing.
  • LinkSynergy
    These cookies enable us to track the effectiveness of our advertising spend within the Rakuten marketplace.
  • Facebook
    Allows you to share your views on our products via social media.


Questions, comments and requests regarding this Policy are welcomed and should be made in writing to the following address:

Data Supervisor,
The Book People,
Bryn Derwen,
Parc Menai,
LL57 4FB.

Alternatively, you can contact us directly at dataprotection@thebookpeople.co.uk