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The Islamic Texts Society is an educational charity in the UK (reg. no. 283832) and specialising in the publication of books on the heritage of Islam.

As a registered charity, the Islamic Texts Society is dependent on the financial support of its readers and of all those who share its educational vision to achieve its aims and objectives. If you are interested in supporting the activities of the Islamic Texts Society, please visit the Support Us page.

Privacy Policy


This privacy policy sets out how The Islamic Texts Society uses and protects any information that you give The Islamic Texts Society when you use this website.
The Islamic Texts Society is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
The Islamic Texts Society may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st October 2012.

The Islamic Texts Society will not collect any personal information from you unless you specifically provide it, and will only use that information for the purposes to which you have consented. Except as described in this Privacy Policy, we do not maintain any personal information obtained from users through this website in a retrievable form.

Information we collect
We collect the following information when you join our mailing list:
• Name and Surname
• Postal Address and Email Address
• Demographic Information Such As Preferences and Interests

We collect the following information when you make an order through the website:
• Your name, email address, billing and delivery address, a password and password reminder. These will be stored in your account on the site.
• We use a third-party payment service for purchases through our website. All personal credit card information is processed securely by PayPal using their secure online merchant system. This is separate from The Islamic Texts Society website and it is maintained and operated by PayPal. No credit card information is stored by The Islamic Texts Society or on The Islamic Texts Society website.

You may wish to contact us from time to time by sending us letters or emails or by filling in contact forms on our websites. We will only use this information to respond to your query or suggestion.

What we do with the information we collect
The Islamic Texts Society does not disclose personal information collected from you through this website to third parties. We may contact you on occasion about new products that we think might be of interest to you.
All emails sent by us will be clearly marked as originating from us. All such emails will also include clear instructions on how to unsubscribe from our mailing list and any future emails.
Removing your personal information from the mailing list
If you do not want to hear from us, or if you wish to be removed from our mailing list, please email us at, or write to The Islamic Texts Society, Miller’s House, Kings Mill Lane, Great Shelford, Cambridge, CB22 5EN, United Kingdom.
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us or email us as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites, and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function. These cookies are essential in order for us to provide key features of our website, such as a shopping cart, log in preferences, navigating between pages efficiently, protecting your data.

What are cookies?
Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer or mobile device by websites that you visit. They cannot harm your computer and do not contain any information that enable us to identify you personally.

How to manage cookies?
To make full use of this website, your computer must be set to accept cookies otherwise some of the website functionality (for example online shopping) may not work.
The browsers of most computers, smartphones and other web-enabled devices are typically set up to accept cookies. If you wish to amend your cookies preference – for example if you want to restrict, block or disable cookies, – you can do so by changing your browser settings. Your browser’s ‘Help’ function will tell you how to do this. However, please remember that if you choose to switch off certain cookies, this may affect how our website works.

If you would like more specific information about how to change your browser settings, please visit which has detailed information for each browser as well as more information about cookies in general.