Privacy Policy
Your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

This privacy policy sets out how Reads Well Support Services uses and protects the information that you give us when you use this website or contact our Administration Officer, Accounts Manager or one of Reads Well’s editors.

Reads Well Support Services is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website or any of our services, please be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Reads Well may amend this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 25 May 2018.

What we collect

We may collect and store the following information:

  • · your name
  • · your email address, street address and telephone number
  • · the institution where you study or work
  • · the degree for which you are a candidate, if relevant
  • · the name of the institution, publisher, employer, funding body or professional organisation to which you intend to submit your work

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to determine the level of support you require and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • · internal record keeping;
  • · to perform a contract to which you are a party; or
  • · to take steps, such as supplying a sample edit and/or a quote for services, at your request, prior to entering into a contract.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Controlling your personal information

We NEVER use your data for marketing or promotional purposes. We NEVER share your data with any third party for any purpose unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.

You have the right to request details of the personal information we have on file for you. If you would like to exercise this right, please email us at <[email protected]>.

You also have a ‘right to be forgotten’ –- i.e. to have all or some of your personal information deleted from our files. If you would like to exercise this right, please email us at <[email protected]>.

You may change your mind at any time about any of the above by emailing us at <[email protected]uk>.