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Privacy Policy

Egmont UK Ltd Website Privacy Policy

Egmont UK Ltd is a leading UK children's publisher, comprising two children's book divisions and one magazine division: Egmont Press, which publishes Fiction, and Picture Books; Egmont Publishing, which publishes Classic and Contemporary Characters, Learning and Colour & Activity lists - and Egmont Magazines, which publishes a range of top quality market-leading children's magazines. Egmont UK Ltd is part of the Egmont group of international companies. This Privacy Policy sets out how personal information obtained through your use of this website will be used by us. We will review and enhance it from time to time. We take seriously the privacy of all our customers and website users. Egmont Press is responsible for the processing of any personal information obtained through your use of this website [and has notified such processing to the Information Commissioner in the United Kingdom under the Data Protection Act 1998].

If you have any requests concerning your personal information (such as updating it or removing it from our database) or any queries about our Privacy Policy or any other aspect of our website or service, please contact us by any of the methods shown below:

Telephone: +44 (0)20 3220 0400
Fax:+44 (0)20 3220 0400
Mail: Egmont UK LtdĀ  1st Floor, The Yellow Building, 1 Nicholas Road London W11 4AN

Links and other websites

This Privacy Policy only covers Egmont UK Ltd and the web sites at,,, and Additional web sites within the Egmont group of companies are governed by their respective privacy statements. Egmont UK Ltd is not responsible for the data policies or procedures or the content of other linked web sites outside of the Egmont group of companies (including the companies to whom we may provide a link for the purposes of purchasing one or more of our products). We recommend that you check the privacy and security policies of each website you visit.

Information collected

In order to provide you with the services you require, we may collect and keep a record of personal information about you or your child from this website, emails and written communications. You may be required to provide certain information such as your name, address, email address and telephone number. In order that we can monitor and improve the site, we may gather certain information about you when you use it, including details of your domain name and IP address, operating system, browser, version and the website that you visited prior to our site. Please let us know using one of the methods above if any of your personal information changes or you become aware that the information we hold is inaccurate so that we may keep our records up to date.

Use of Personal Information

  • All information we collect about you will be used and protected by us in accordance with current data protection law and this Privacy Policy.
  • We may use the information we collect from you for a variety of purposes, including:-
    • creating an individual profile for you or your child so that we can inform you/them of particular goods, services or events that may be of interest to you and to display that information according to your preferences.
    • providing you or your child with the services that you/they have subscribed to or registered for
    • identifying potential customers or subscribers
    • dealing with your requests and enquiries
    • maintaining our records and for other administrative purposes
    • carrying out customer and market/marketing research
    • tracking activity on our website
    • protecting our website and systems against unauthorised access
    • improving the quality of our service
    • administration of promotions or contests

Parental permission is required for anyone under the age of 16 before they provide personal information to the site. If any personal information is requested, we will seek active parental permission via e-mail.

Marketing Information

From time to time we would like to contact you or your child about any of our goods, services and events in which you/they may be interested. In all cases we will take care to ensure that your information is used responsibly. We will not pass your information to other companies in the Egmont group or to third parties unless we have informed you first and, where required by law, obtained your consent. However, we will not send marketing information to you if you do not want to receive it. Where we ask for your personal information, we will offer you various choices as to how your data can be used. Please indicate your preferences by ticking or leaving blank the relevant boxes.

Sale of Business

In the event that the business is sold or integrated with another business, or any or all of our assets are sold, your details may be disclosed to our advisors and any prospective purchasers' advisers and will be passed onto the new owners of the business or asset(s). We will inform you at the appropriate time if this occurs.


Cookies and similar devices such as web bugs may be used by us to provide you with customised information from our web site. A cookie is an element of data that a web site can send to your browser, which may then store it on your system. Cookies allow us to understand who has seen which pages and advertisements, to determine how frequently particular pages are visited and to determine the most popular areas of our web site. Cookies may also allow us to make our web site more user friendly by, for example, allowing us to save your password so that you do not have to re-enter it every time to visit our web site. We use cookies so that we can give you a better experience when you return to our web site.

You have the right to prevent cookies being stored on your computer. If you do not want them to be stored please check the 'Help' pages provided with your browser. If you choose to disable cookies you may not be able to access certain features of this website.


We take the security of your personal information seriously. We endeavour to take all reasonable steps to protect your personal information from loss and misuse, and only allow access to it in accordance with the terms of this policy. We reserve the right to disclose your personal information to any law enforcement agency requesting it in connection with the commission of any offence, once we are reasonably satisfied as to the circumstances surrounding the request. We also reserve the right to access and disclose your personal information in order to comply with applicable laws and lawful government requests, to operate our systems properly or to protect our users and ourselves.

Data Transfers

Although the Egmont group of companies operate throughout the world in providing our goods and services, we will not transfer personal data obtained through your use of this website outside Egmont UK Limited, other than for reasons mentioned elsewhere in this Privacy Policy and having informed you first.