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Privacy policy

Last updated: June 13 2022

The European Review of Books operates http://www.europeanreviewofbooks.com.

We will guard and protect the digital traces you leave on our website. And we will never sell your data. In order for us to provide you with the best possible experience on our websites, we need to collect and process certain information, for the performance of the agreement and for ERB's legitimate interests.

Depending on your use of the Services, that may include:

User account

When you sign up and create an account for a subscription, we ask you to provide us with information such as your name, email address, postal address, country of residence, payment details, your chosen purchases/ subscription and your sending preferences.


We use cookies (small data files transferred onto computers or devices by websites) for record-keeping purposes and to enhance functionality. You may deactivate or restrict the transmission of cookies by changing your web browser’s settings. Cookies that are already stored may be deleted at any time.

We use ‘functional cookies’ and ‘non functional cookies’ (or ‘tracking’ cookies). The functional cookies are necessary for offering you a functioning website and do not require GDPR consent. These allow us to:

  • Remember that you are logged in on our website if you have a subscriber account, so that you do not have to log in again every time you connect

  • Remember which items you have placed in your basket if you are in the process of purchasing items on our webshop

  • Redirect successful payments from Mollie (our payment gateway, see below) to our website during subscription enrolment.

Tracking cookies are subject to GDPR consent, and we use them only after you have given your consent, for the sole purpose of improving our platform and our offer. We use Matomo (see below), a third-party service that helps us to analyze our website audience and gather information about our audience's online navigation.

When you visit our site, we will store: your anonymised IP address, the website from which you visited us, the parts of our site you visit, the date and duration of your visit and information from the device you used during your visit (device type, operating system, screen resolution, language, country you are located in, and web browser type). We process this usage data in Matomo Analytics for statistical purposes, to improve our site and to recognize and stop any misuse.

When you visit our website, subscribe to a newsletter, or purchase products or subscriptions, we use the following trusted third-party services, which may collect personal data:

Sendinblue (https://sendinblue.com)

We use Sendinblue for sending our newsletters and for sending our transactional emails.

  • Newsletters: Personal data collected by the third party: name and first name, email address

  • Transactional emails: Personal data collected by the third party: name and first name, email address, postal address, country of residence, payment details, your chosen purchases/subscription, your sending preferences.

Mollie (https://www.mollie.com/)

We use Mollie for making secured payments online. Personal data collected by the third party: name and first name, email address, bank details.

Matomo Analytics (https://matomo.org/)

We use Matomo Analytics for analyzing our website and gathering insights about our audience.

Personal data collected by the third party: IP address; Date and time of the request; Title of the page being viewed (Page Title); URL of the page being viewed (Page URL); URL of the page that was viewed prior to the current page (Referrer URL); Screen resolution being used; Time in local user’s timezone; Files that were clicked and downloaded; Links to an outside domain that were clicked; Page generation time (the time it takes for webpages to be generated by the webserver and then downloaded by the user); Location of the user (country, region, city, approximate latitude and longitude); Main Language of the browser being used (AcceptLanguage header); User-Agent of the browser being used (User-Agent header).

Data Retention

The user can request to delete their personal data at any moment by reaching us at support@europeanreviewofbooks.com. The personal data collected via the user account on our website is erased from the moment the user decides to delete their account.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy is effective as of March 1st 2022 and will remain in effect except with respect to any changes in its provisions in the future, which will be in effect immediately after being posted on this page. We reserve the right to update or change our Privacy Policy at any time and you should check this Privacy Policy periodically. Your continued use of the Service after we post any modifications to the Privacy Policy on this page will constitute your acknowledgement of the modifications and your consent to abide and be bound by the modified Privacy Policy. If we make any material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will notify you either through the email address you have provided us or by placing a prominent notice on our website.


Visitors and subscribers have the right to request access, rectification, deletion, restriction of processing and objection to a processing, if consent has been given to withdraw this processing and to lodge a complaint with a supervisory authority.


If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, please contact us at info@europeanreviewofbooks.com