Browns Books for Students and Askews and Holts Library Services are
committed to safeguarding your privacy. We will only use the information
that we collect about you lawfully.
personal data processed or collected through our website, VLeBooks.com and
our mobile application, VLeBooks Reader.
Who we are
VLeBooks is provided by:
Browns Books for Students:
Our registered office is at 22-28 George Street Hull, HU1 3AP. Our company
registration number is 1607961. Email:
. We are a service provider to Schools, Colleges and Libraries and are the
data controller for your personal data which is processed or collected
through the VLeBooks.com website.
Askews and Holts Library Services Ltd:
Our registered office is at 1 Whittle Drive, Willingdon Drove, Eastbourne,
East Sussex, BN23 6QH. Our registration number is 02745298. Email:
. We are a service provider to Universities and Libraries and are the data
controller for your personal data which is processed or collected through
the VLeBooks.com website.
personal data, please contact your provider.
The information we collect
We collect the information you supply to us when you fill in our
registration forms, when you place a loan request with your library and
when you communicate with us, be it by phone, by email or through other
methods such as social media. This information may include things like your
library membership number, name, and email address.
We also collect information automatically about your visit to the VLeBooks
website, and the use of our eReading apps, using technologies such as
cookies. The information obtained in this way, which includes browsing
patterns, is only used in aggregate or anonymous form, and as such cannot
be used to identify you. We use this aggregate or anonymous information to:
- aid strategic development; and
- understand usage of the website and apps.
How we use that information
We process the personal data which we collect for the purposes of:
- Logging you into the website;
- Managing and improving our website, apps, and our service.
We do not participate in consumer marketing.
Who we share information with
We share personal data with our Library customers, group companies and
suppliers as necessary to run our business. For example, our parent company
provides us with hosting, and helps us to fulfil loan requests.
Cookies are small text files stored in your device’s cache by our servers.
The Information Commissioner’s website has more detail about how cookies
Our website sets some cookies itself to remember your choices and help the
site to function.
Updates to this policy
the privacy interests of our customers. We reserve the right to change and
encourage you to visit this page from time to time to ensure you are aware
of any changes we may had made. We will tell you about major changes by