Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Who we are

Mark Tunmore trading as Atropos, The Boat House, Church Cove, The Lizard, Nr Helston, Cornwall United Kingdom TR12 7PH

Telephone 01326 290287 Email

Atropos publish Atropos Journal and Migration Review, administer the Atropos Flight Arrivals Service and the Atropos Bookshop.

We provide this document to outline how we process data in compliance with the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). We also comply with the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive.


Personal information provided on the website and online credit card transactions are transmitted through a secure server. We are committed to handling your personal information with high standards of information security. We take appropriate physical, electronic, and administrative steps to maintain the security and accuracy of personally identifiable information we collect, including limiting the number of people who have physical access to our database servers, as well as employing electronic security systems and password protections that guard against unauthorized access. Our website uses encryption technology, like Secure Sockets Layer (SSL), to protect your personal information during data transport. SSL encrypts ordering information such as your name, address, and credit card number. Please note that email is not encrypted and is not considered to be a secure means of transmitting credit card information.



To help us achieve our goal of providing the highest quality products and services, we use information from our interactions with you and other customers. Because we respect your privacy, we have implemented procedures to ensure that your personal information is handled in a safe, secure, and responsible manner.

We have posted this privacy policy in order to explain our information collection practices and the choices you have about the way information is collected and used.

As we continue to develop our website and take advantage of advances in technology to improve the services we offer, this privacy policy likely will change. We therefore encourage you to refer to this policy on an ongoing basis so that you understand our current privacy policy.



Generally, you may browse the website without providing any personally identifiable information. However, we may ask you to provide personally identifiable information at various times and places on this website. In some cases, if you choose not to provide us with the requested information, you may not be able to access all parts of this website or participate in all of its features.

We receive and store any personally identifiable information you enter on the website, whenever you shop with Atropos Books online, through purchases at shows, or information you give us in any other way, such as by subscribing to our email. We may collect the following personally identifiable information: your name, address, telephone number, mobile telephone number, and email address. Credit/debit card orders are processed securely, and we do not retain that information.

If you use one of our services, or participate in one of our surveys, promotions, or we may ask for additional information, such as your age, interests, or product preferences.

From your purchases and other interactions with us, we obtain information concerning the specific products or services you purchase or use.

When you visit this website, our web server automatically collects anonymous information such as log data and IP addresses, and may collect general information concerning your location. We may use the automatically collected information for a number of purposes, such as improving our site design, product assortments, customer service, and special promotions.



We rely on your consent and legitimate interest to use your data for some or all of the purposes outlined below.

  • To complete your purchase transactions
  • To contact you if there is a problem with your order.
  • To provide the services you request such as the Atropos Journal Subscription or Flight Arrivals Service
  • To contact you when an Atropos Journal subscription renewal becomes due
  • With your permission, to send you our Atropos Books email with details of Atropos news and new book releases.
  • To identify your product and service preferences, so we can notify you of new or additional products, services, and promotions that might be of interest to you.
  • To notify you of product recalls or provide other information concerning products you have purchased
  • To improve our merchandise selections, customer service, and overall shopping experience
  • To contact you to use and verify information given to Atropos Flight Arrivals service, such as records of a sighting.
  • To allow us to suppress your information if you have withdrawn consent.



You may withdraw your consent at any time. All Atropos emails contain an unsubscribe link after which no further emails will be sent or you may email us at the above address. If you no longer wish to receive the Atropos Journal then you may also instruct us not to send any further renewal reminders. Should you no longer wish to be a part of the Flight Arrivals Service then email us at the above email address and we will remove your details.

You have the right to know what data we hold about you and you may contact us at any time for details using the above email address.  You also have the right to have your data amended or deleted and may do so using the above email address. If you believe that we have infringed any of your data protection or privacy rights, you can complain to the UK Information Commissioner’s Office. Details of how to do this can be found at

We store data for as long as is necessary to administer Atropos book/subscription orders and Atropos services.



Atropos: All of the above information that we collect, as described above, is held for the sole use of Atropos including Atropos Journal, Atropos Flight Arrivals Service and Atropos Book Sales.

Service Providers: We also may disclose information to outside companies that help us bring you the products and services we offer. For example, we may work with an outside company to: (a) manage a database of customer information; (b) assist us in distributing emails; (c) assist us with direct marketing and data collection; (d) provide us storage and analysis; (d) provide fraud prevention; and (e) provide other services designed to assist us in maximizing our business potential. We require that these outside companies agree to keep confidential all information we share with them and to use the information only to perform their obligations in our agreements with them.

Other Companies: We do not share information with any third party companies to allow them to send you details of their products/services.

Business Transitions: We may transfer or share a copy of personal information about you in the event that Atropos Books or one of its properties, affiliates, or subsidiaries goes through a business transition, such as a merger, being acquired by another company, or selling a portion of its assets. You will be notified via email or prominent notice on our website prior to a change of ownership or control of your personal information, if your personal information will be used contrary to this policy. However, nothing in this Privacy Policy is intended to interfere with the ability of Atropos Books to transfer all or part of its business and/or assets to an affiliate or independent third party at any time, for any purpose, without any limitation whatsoever. Atropos Books specifically reserves the right to transfer or share a copy of personally identifiable information collected from its websites to the buyer of that portion of its business relating to that information.

Compliance with Law: We may provide access to information when legally required to do so, to cooperate with police investigations or other legal proceedings, to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website, to limit our legal liability, and to protect our rights or to protect the rights, property, or safety of visitors of this website or the public.

Atropos partners with advertising companies to place our advertising on publisher websites on the Internet. These advertising companies collect anonymous information about your visits to our web site. This technology involves the use of third party cookies which allow them to develop personalized advertising so that it directly relates to offers that may be of interest to you. You may choose to opt-out of this service we have with our third-party advertising partner. We may also use Atropos Books and Flight Arrivals website cookies to provide similar enhanced online marketing to you based on your interests and preferences.
You may also choose to opt out of these enhanced online marketing ads by not accepting cookies when you visit our site.



A "cookie" is a small data file stored by your Web browser on your computer or mobile device [hard drive]. It allows us to recognise your computer (but not specifically who is using it) upon entering our site by associating the identification numbers in the cookie with other customer information you have provided us. That customer information is stored on our secured database. A "web beacon" or "pixel tag" or "clear gif" is typically a one-pixel image, used to pass information from your computer or mobile device to a website.

We use cookies and web beacons to keep track of what you have in your shopping cart and to remember you when you return to the website as well as to identify the pages you click on during your visit to our site and the name of the website you visited immediately before clicking to the Atropos Books website. We use this information to improve our site design, product assortments, customer service, and special promotions. You can, of course, disable cookies and web beacons on your computer by indicating this in the preferences or options menus in your browser. However, it is possible that some parts of our website will not operate correctly if you disable cookies. We may also use web beacons, and other technologies, to help track whether our communications are reaching you, to measure their effectiveness, or to collect certain non-personal information about your computer, device, or browser in order to allow us to better design future communications to you.

We may contract with third parties who may use cookies and web beacons and collect information on our behalf or provide services such as credit card processing, shipping, promotional services, or data management. We call them our Customer Care Partners. These third parties are prohibited by our contract with them from sharing that information with anyone other than us or our other Customer Care Partners.



To make online shopping faster and easier, you may register on the Atropos Books website. As a registered customer, you only have to enter your shipping addresses and billing information once; they will be securely stored with us for your future use. Using your name and a password of your choice, you may access your account online at any time to add, delete, or change information.

If you are using a public computer, we strongly encourage you to LOG OUT at the conclusion of your session. Your information will still be stored with us but it will not be accessible to anyone else from that computer.



By using Atropos Services or placing orders, you accept the policies set forth in this Privacy Policy.


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