Privacy Policy

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The London Library is a registered charity in England and Wales (charity no. 312175). We receive no government funding and rely on the commitment of our membership and generosity of those who donate further to the Library. We take the privacy of everyone who engages with us very seriously and this policy outlines how The London Library will manage all the information that we hold on you and give you further detail on how you can change how we managed that information.

The London Library is the ‘data controller’ for the personal information that you provide us; and that we collect, use, and store. This activity is done in accordance with Data Protection law including the incoming Data Protection Bill (EU General Data Protection Regulation) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulation.

The London Library retains, collects and uses your information in order to undertake activities necessary to the Library’s operations and development. We are committed to protecting your privacy and security, and we promise to respect any personal data you share with us. When you provide your data we aim to be clear about how we will store and use it, and not to do anything with it that you would not reasonably expect. In this policy we outline what information we retain, what information we collect and from where, how we use that data and how you can contact us to change how we hold and manage your data.

We keep this policy updated and will review it once a year, so that you can be confident when sharing your information with us that it will only be used for the purposes outlined here. If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact

The London Library contact details on information matters:

Address: The London Library, Data and Information, 14 St James’s Square, London, SW1Y 4LG


Phone: 020 7766 4700