Terms & Privacy

This web site is owned and operated by the Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP), a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in England & Wales. Registration number: 4081634. Registered Office: 1-3 Ship Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex BN43 5DH UK. VAT registration number: GB 523 5798 26


Access to and use of the ALPSP website constitutes acceptance of the following terms and conditions:


All rights, including copyright and database right, in the ALPSP website and its contents, are owned by or licensed to ALPSP or otherwise used by ALPSP as permitted by applicable law.

You may download and make copies of the content of this site for your own personal use only. Unless expressly noted on the page, you are not permitted to copy, download, store (including in any other web site), distribute, transmit, broadcast, adapt or change in any way the content of these web pages for any other purpose without prior written permission from ALPSP.

Accuracy of information

Whilst reasonable effort is made to ensure that the information contained within the web site is correct and up to date, ALPSP makes no warranties or representations as to its accuracy and accepts no liability or responsibility for any loss due to any errors or omissions in the content of the site or caused by reliance on this information - the information on the ALPSP website is provided "AS IS" and on an "AS AVAILABLE" basis without any representations or any kind of warranty made (whether express or implied by law), including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy.

As a user of the site, you agree to release, indemnify and hold harmless ALPSP, its affiliates, business partners, partners, officers, agents and employees from any and all claims, demands and damages (whether actual and/or consequential), resulting from or associated in any way with any supplied content. It is advised that users check any information before acting or relying on it.

Functions embodied on, or in the materials of, this website are not warranted to be uninterrupted or without error.


Updated May 2015

Your use of this website signifies your consent to allow ALPSP to collect and use personal information about you in accordance with this policy.

This policy will be reviewed and updated in line with the Information Commissioner's Office guidelines and any changes will be added to this page.

1. Who we are

The Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers (ALPSP) owns and operates this website.

We are a company limited by guarantee and incorporated in England and Wales. Our registration number is 4081634.

Our registered office is 1-3 Ship Street, Shoreham-by-Sea, West Sussex BN43 5DH UK.

2. The information we collect about users

We collect information such as your name, job title, company and contact details.

We may also collect information about your marketing preferences, business activity or other details relevant to your interests or membership of ALPSP.

We collect this information when you register or update your details using online forms.

Other information may be collected from printed forms, email or telephone, or through surveys or questionnaires.

We also record some data through cookies. 

Cookies are small pieces of information that are transferred to and stored by your browser on your computer. ALPSP cookies allow us to record the areas of the ALPSP site that have been visited by your computer. We use this data to determine which parts of the ALPSP website are most popular. 

The log files or any information they contain about your use of the site will not be made available to any third parties other than as anonymous usage statistics.

Browser information is also collected with your name, e-mail address and, if appropriate, membership number if you complete a 'contact us' feedback form.

3. How we will use the information we collect

We use your personal information for recording details for orders, bookings, delivery and payment and to allow you to participate in our online communities.

The information is used to deliver our services to users of the website and in other areas of our activities.

We may also use the information to contact you about important Association activity or alert you to relevant ALPSP products and services that we believe will be of interest.

4. Information about any third parties who we pass information on to

We will share your information with staff in order to deal with the day to day administration of your membership or associated services.

We will only share your information with consultants, contractors or third parties working directly with us as part of maintaining activities, products or services on our behalf (for example market researchers, consultants, mailing houses, website or customer database providers). They will be subject to a Non-Disclosure Agreement.

Information you give in response to surveys or questionnaires on the website may be used by us to improve products and services, or by third parties in anonymised reports.

5. How long we keep the information

We will retain personal information on our system until such time that you notify us to say you do not wish to be contacted again. After this time we will then keep a record of basic information indicating your preference.

6. What we won't be able to do if you don't provide information

We won't be able to provide you with access to all relevant content on the website or administer purchases of our products and services.

7. Details of how we hold the information securely

All your information is stored on secure servers in the UK and US. Access to servers is restricted to ALPSP staff and authorised third parties solely for the business of the Association.

Where you have a login and password that allows you to access member-only content on the website, please keep these details securely and do not share them with anyone.

8. Your rights in relation to the information

You may at any time change your preferences for marketing communications contact. You can do this by logging on to the website and viewing the My Details page in the Membership section. Alternatively, email info@alpsp.org.

You have the right to access information that we hold about you. Any access request is subject to a fee of £10 to cover administration costs.

If you wish to exercise your rights of access to your personal data held and processed by us, please contact:

Company Secretary
Association of Learned and Professional Society Publishers
1-3 Ship Street
West Sussex
BN43 5DH

9. Who to contact in case of complaint

If you believe any information we hold about you is inaccurate or if you have a complaint in relation to this privacy policy, please contact info@alpsp.org in the first instance and we will do our best to correct it as quickly as possible.

If you are unhappy with our response, further information about what to do next is available on the Information Commissioner's Office website.

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