Rowman and Littlefield International

Privacy Policy

Who we are

As an interdisciplinary publisher that seeks to engage and support the academic community, Row man & Littlefield International is dedicated to retaining the confidence and trust of visitors to our website. Your time here and the trust you have in our ability to make sure your data is secure and safe is hugely important to us. We do not sell, rent or trade our email lists with other companies for marketing purposes.

This Privacy Policy is here to reassure you and inform you of the security we maintain. We hope this will allow you to entrust your data with us. Below you will find information on when and why we collect your personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it safe. If you have any questions, we're always happy to answer them Please contact us at

Types of data we collect

Website Cookies

Like most websites, we use cookies to collect information. Cookies are small data files which are placed on your computer or other devices (such as smart phones or tablets) as you browse this website. They are used to 'remember' when your computer or device accesses our website. Cookies are essential for the effective operation of our websites and to help us to provide you with the best user experience we can.

We mainly use cookies to track and improve your user experience on our website. They also enable us to collect information about your browsing patterns to help us understand which services of ours you may be interested in.

If you would like to disable cookies, you can do so by changing your browser to reject cookies. How you do this will depend on you the browser you are using (Google Chrome, Mozilla Fire fox or Internet Explorer, for example). Please contact your browser if you are unsure of how to do this.

Be aware that if you disable cookies, some websites may not work properly and you may be prevented from making any purchases on some websites.

Google Analytics

When you visit our website, we use a third party service, Google Analytics, to collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns. We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the site. This information is only processed in a way which does not identify anyone. We do not make, and do not allow Google to make, any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.

Mailing Lists

As a part of the subscription process for our e-newsletter and news updates, we collect personal information. We use this information to tell you about areas you have told us you're interested in, to contact you if we need to obtain or provide additional information, to check our records are up to date and to check if you are satisfied with our service from time to time. We don't rent or trade email lists with other organisations and businesses.

We use a third party provider, Mail Chimp, to deliver our newsletter and gather statistics. If you sign up for our mailing list, your personal information will be stored here. Statistics gathered include who has opened an email, the time an e-mail was opened and clicks within the email, using industry standard technologies to help us monitor and improve our email content. For more information, please see Mail Chimp's privacy notice.

Please feel free to unsubscribe to our email list at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link at the bottom of any of our emails or by emailing us directly at [email protected].

Access to your personal information

You are entitled to view, amend, or delete the personal information that we hold. Email your request to Sean McDonagh, Head of

Academic Engagement at [email protected]

Changes to this privacy notice

This privacy notice was last reviewed 16 May 2018 and will subsequently be reviewed yearly or when required to ensure we are up to date.