Privacy Policy

Website address is: and is owned and maintained by Philip Ball & Alex Rowbotham

Personal information is not collected when you visit this web site.

A cookie is used to create the online contact email form, including the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection. This is for security to reduce the amount of spam received.

Ironically, the ‘Cookie-accept’ bar and message uses the only other cookie implemented on this site. You will be asked again after period of days have elapsed since your acceptance. You may also remove the cookie in your browser settings.

Our server does not automatically record information when you visit our website, including the URL, IP address, browser type and language, and the date and time of your request. Except on submission of the contact form when your browser is detected.

Only when you contact us using the email form will we receive information about you. This content is only what you provide and arrives with us as an email.

We will not supply this information to third parties or use it ourselves for any reason other than to reply to your messages.

If you send a message using the contact form, we will receive your email address but it will not be saved in the web server database, unless that email has been blacklisted for abuse. No cookie is used to save your details.

At this time it is not possible for visitors to this website to leave comments. Commenting on posts has been deactivated.

At this time it is not possible for visitors to this website to upload media. If, in the future, you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

All images and text originate from the files/documents of the owner Philip Ball or the relevant book publishers and artists. All are subject to copyright laws and may not reproduced in any way without prior written permission from their owners.

Visit this page for information about the cookies on this website and how to manage your preferences.

Profiling Cookies – These are not used on this website.

Functional Cookies – One is used used on this website to enable the cookie consent form.

Analytics Cookies – These are not used on this website.

Performance Cookies – These are not used on this website.

Advertising Cookies – These are not used on this website.

By using this website you consent to the storage of cookies, including those of third-party agreement.

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Visitor comments or contact form submissions may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

We make efforts to supply you with correct and complete information on this website. However, we do not carry liability or provide guarantees for the information being up-to-date, correct or complete. We reserve the right to make changes or additions to the information provided without prior notice. Despite careful checking of the content, we can take no responsibility for the content of external links. Only the operators of the linked webpages are responsible for their content.


We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information is collected, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it.

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we may have about you, register a complaint, or simply want more information contact us using the contact form. We do not publicize email addresses in order to reduce spam.