1. Purpose of our Privacy Policy

Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), we are required to explain:

  • Why we ask for personal data about you
  • How we intend to use the data and information you provide
  • Whether we will share this with anyone else

2.  Who we are

Salamander Street LTD is an independent book publishing company, run by staff with nearly two decades’ worth of experience in theatre publishing. As well as script publishing, Salamander Street actively promotes and administers the amateur rights to its plays.

Our books are printed and bound in the UK.

3.  How to Contact us

If you have any concerns or questions about our use of your personal data, you can contact us by emailing george@salamanderstreet.com

To opt out of receiving our information, please email your full name and postcode to george@salamanderstreet.com with “Opt Out” and your surname in the subject line. We will process your request within 5 working days and ensure that your data is removed from our records. We will also ask any partners we have shared your data with to do the same.

4. Why we Collect Your Information

We collect information about you when you order or purchase any of our items via www.salamanderstreet.com, sign up to email updates, enter social media competitions, leave comments on our website or opt-in to partner venues sharing your data with us. We use this to supply you with updates about Salamander Street LTD, keep in touch with you and let you know about future releases. We also use your information for our own marketing purposes (e.g. audience segmentation) to offer you a better experience and for evaluative purposes. We may also occasionally collect information on your needs, ethnicity, age and gender so that we can make our organisation more accessible and inclusive.

5. Information we Collect

The only information which we are collecting about you is the information which you provide to us via product ordering, cookie tracking, email sign up and comments on our website. We may also collect information about you through social media interactions and competitions. Some of the information which we collect will be special categories of personal data (also called sensitive personal data), which includes information about your age, disability and racial or ethnic origin. This is collected for us to monitor how inclusive we are as an organisation and to make our future work more accessible and varied. It also helps us provide better and more tailored audience experiences, better reflecting your needs.  By providing us with this information, you consent to our use of this information for this purpose.

 6. What we do With Your Information

The information you provide us with will be used for the following purposes:

  • It will be stored and used by us in accordance with this privacy statement, our terms and conditions and also in accordance with your rights as a user under the General Data Protection Regulation.
  • It will be collected and used by us fairly and openly for the purpose of marketing and evaluation.
  • It will allow us to provide services such as website user experience, communications and products amongst other services which are tailored to your needs.
  • It will allow us to make contact with you in the most appropriate way.

7. Legal Basis

In accordance with the data protection laws, we need a “legal basis” for collecting and using information about you. There is a variety of different legal basis for processing personal data which are set out in the data protection laws.

The lawful basis on which we rely on in order to use the information which we collect about you for the purposes set out in this notice will be:

  • You have provided consent to our use of your information, and using your information is necessary for us to comply with legal obligations and regulations to which we are subject and accountable for adhering to.
  • The lawful basis on which we rely on in order to use your special categories of personal data which we collect about you will be that you have provided your explicit consent to our use of your information. We will not use your information or data without your consent as a digital partner.

 8. Sharing your information

It may be necessary to share information about you with our contractors and sub-contractors in order to provide you with the services in accordance with the contract between us.  We will only share information about you with these contractors which is relevant and necessary to address your individual needs. The contractors and sub-contractors shall be contractually required to ensure that they adhere to the security requirements imposed by the General Data Protection Regulation. Our contractors and sub-contractors will not share your information with any other parties and will only be able to use the information when completing work on behalf of or in collaboration with us. We may also be required to share your information with our regulators who are permitted access to this information by law and with other organisations where we have a legal obligation to share the information with them. We may also in the future share information with our funders in order to meet our contractual obligations with them.

 9. Cookies

The Salamander Street website uses cookies. This statement explains what cookies are and why we use them.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small data files that are placed on your computer or mobile device when you visit a website and stored on your device’s hard drive. Cookies are widely used by online service providers in order to make their websites or services work, or to work more efficiently, or to provide reporting information. A cookie records information on your device relating to your internet activity, such as if you have visited a particular website before.
We won’t disclose information stored in cookies that we place on your device to third parties. The cookies we send to your device only relate to your use of our website; they don’t have any other effect on your device, hard drive or digital platform.

Why do we use cookies?

We use cookies to help us:

  • Calculate our website visitor numbers   
  • Develop and improve how our website works based on user activity
  • Ensure ease of use  
  • Understand how visitors use and navigate our website

Google Analytics

We use software called Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google Inc. to help us understand how our visitors use the Salamander Street website. Google Analytics cookies remember you from one page request to the next, to differentiate for example between a ‘new’ and a ‘returning’ visitor. We analyse reports from Google Inc. about how our website is used such as the number of visitors to our site. Google Analytics cookies do not collect your personal information.

Cookies from third party websites

Some pages on our website may use content embedded from third party websites, such as Facebook and Twitter. These third-party websites may send cookies to your device. We do not control these cookies and you should check the relevant third-party website for more information about them. There are also options to turn cookies off from your browser settings.


Our website is hosted by WordPress on a US based, global server.

10. Transferring Information Abroad

We will not transfer the information you provide to us outside of the legal agreements set out from the Brexit agreement beginning 1st January 2021. 

11. Security of Your Information

The information that you provide will be stored securely on our systems and any paper forms (should we use them at any time) containing data will be shredded. Our security measures and procedures reflect the seriousness with which we approach security and the value we attach to your information. Only relevant members of staff will access the information you provide.

12. Storing and Deletion of Your Information

Where you have provided us with consent for holding and processing your personal data, we will retain this for a period of 2 years before contacting you again to confirm whether you wish to remain in contact with us. Where we do not hear from you, we will delete your information, unless there is another identifiable purpose for which it is necessary to hold on to it. You will have the option opt out of remaining a contact with us and we will delete your information, where we do not hear from you we will keep your information on file for another 2 years.

13. Your rights

In relation to the information which we hold about you, you are entitled to:

  • Ask us for access to the information.
  • Ask us to rectify the information where it is inaccurate or is incomplete.
  • Ask us to erase the information and take steps to ask others who we have shared your information with to also erase it.
  • Ask us to limit what we do with your information.
  • Object to our use of your information and ask us to stop that use.
  • Instruct us to provide you with the information we hold about you in a structured and commonly used format or transmit that information directly to another organisation.

Our obligations to comply with the above rights are subject to certain exemptions which we will make you aware of if required.

Where we are using your information because you have provided your consent to that use, you are entitled to withdraw your consent at any time. The lawfulness of our use of your information before consent was withdrawn is not affected.

Salamander Street LTD Team