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Privacy Policy
The Aristotelian Society is committed to protecting your personal information and respecting UK and EU data protection law. This privacy policy explains how we do this.


We use personal information in order to fulfil the requests of customers and members for our services. For example, we require your name, email address, billing and shipping addresses, usernames and passwords in order to make you a member, send you the volumes you purchase and grant you online access to our archives. Additionally, we require personal information like details of your course and university, contact details for your referees and written references in order to process applications for subsidies, grants and bursaries. If you do not provide that personal information we will not be able to process your request, application or order.

We also use personal information in order to pursue our legitimate interests, for example in letting you know (through our mailing list) about our talks, podcasts, conferences and products.


Where your consent is required for us to process your personal information, we will ask for your consent at the point at which you provide your data. You have the right to withdraw that consent at any time. You can also update your personal information at any time. If you wish to do either, contact us at

We do not sell your personal information to third parties. We may share your details with our publishers in order to fulfil requests for volumes of our journals. Our current publisher is Oxford University Press and any data which we share with them will be handled according to their privacy policy, which can be found here:


We will only keep records of your personal information for as long as is reasonably necessary for the purposes for which we have collected it, and in order to comply with any statutory or regulatory obligations in relation to retention of records. We respect requests to stop processing your personal data for marketing purposes. This includes keeping a record of your request indefinitely so that we can respect your request in future.


You have the right to request access to and rectification or erasure of personal information, the right to restrict processing of your personal information, and the right to object to processing of your personal information. You have the right to object to your personal information being processed on the grounds of the Aristotelian Society’s legitimate interests. You have the right to object to us sending you direct marketing and profiling you for the purposes of direct marketing. You can contact us by email at in relation to any of the rights described in this paragraph, or if you have any questions regarding this privacy policy. You have the right to lodge a complaint regarding our processing of your personal information with a data protection supervisory authority in a country where you live, work, or where you believe a breach may have occurred.