Four Courts Press Privacy Statement

Four Courts Press is committed to protecting consumer privacy online. This Privacy Statement is designed to give you useful information about the way we collect and use personal information and how we use cookies.

By using our website, you are accepting the practices described in this statement.

What information do we collect?

When you use our website, we may collect and process the following information:

  • To fulfil orders, we will ask you to provide your name, email address, billing and delivery address, phone number, and credit card details. Please note that all credit card transactions are processed by a secure third-party shopping cart provider, Foxycart. Read their privacy statement at
  • If you are an author, your personal information (username and password) will be used to enable us to verify who you are and to deliver any restricted content and functionality (i.e., the authors’ area) on the website to you.
  • We regularly run competitions and prize draws – mostly through our social media accounts – and, in addition to your answer or entry, we will require you to send us certain information, such as your name and email address. We will only use this information to administer the promotion and for any other purpose to which you consented when you entered.
  • We use Google Analytics to track the number of unique visitors to our website. Please see our section on ‘Cookies’ below to learn more.

How do we use your information?

We use information held about you in the following ways:

  • To complete your transaction. Please note that all credit card transactions are automatically processed on a secure server, facilitated by a third-party shopping cart provider. Four Courts Press is never in possession of your credit card details. We keep a secure hardcopy of your receipt until the transaction has been completed satisfactorily.
  • From time to time, Four Courts Press may choose to use your email address to contact you for market research purposes, or to provide you with marketing information and newsletters. We will only send you marketing messages about products that are similar to that which you bought originally, and you may opt out of theses communications at any time. To do so, simply reply to the email with the word UNSUBSCRIBE clearly marked in the subject heading, or email your instructions to
  • To notify you about changes to our service.
  • To help us understand more about how our website is used and to improve our website.

You may notify us either in writing or by telephone or email that you object to being contacted in a particular way. You may also contact us to ask what information we hold about you. We will endeavour to reply to your request in a timely manner.


This website uses a Google Analytics tracking cookie which has been set to anonymise traffic data.

Google Analytics with anonymised IP: Google Analytics is a web analysis service provided by Google Inc. (“Google”). Google utilizes the Data collected to track and examine the use of this website, to prepare reports on its activities and share them with other Google services.

This integration of Google Analytics anonymises your IP address. It works by shortening Users' IP addresses within member states of the European Union or in other contracting states to the Agreement on the European Economic Area.
This information is stored by Google and subject to their privacy policy, which can be viewed here:

Google Analytics Opt-out 

Google have developed a Google Analytics opt-out browser extension to provide the ability to prevent any data from being used for analytics.

When do we share information?

We do not sell your personal information to third parties.

We may share your information with our distributors and suppliers that assist us in making our website available to you (our hosting supplier, our online shopping cart supplier), as well as Mail Chimp, acting as agent for Four Courts Press, to distribute our newsletter or special offers.


Whenever you place an order online with Four Courts Press you do so over a secure server. The secure server software (SSL) employs a process that encrypts all information you submit before it comes through to us, ensuring that your credit card and contact details are secured.

Your consent

By using our website, you consent to the collection and use of this information by Four Courts Press. Any changes to our privacy policy will be posted to this page.

If you have any questions or queries regarding this privacy statement, please contact us at