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Sharing your Personal Information

The British Library may share your personal information with any or all of the following:

  • third parties which may use your personal data to perform functions and/or provide services on our behalf (such as website hosting, payment services, logistics, customer services, IT, marketing, and security)
  • where lawful to do so, third parties who will use your personal information for their own purposes and/or in partnership with the Library (such as partners, advertisers, and social networking sites where the Library maintains an official presence). Please note that these third parties may have their own policies that govern their websites and how they collect and use personal information
  • government authorities, law enforcement and regulatory authorities where required or permitted by law, and for tax or other lawful purposesĀ 
  • external parties in response to legal process, and when required to comply with laws, to respond to an emergency, or to enforce our agreements, policies, rules and terms, or to protect the rights, property or safety of our staff, agents, customers and other users of our Services
  • parties to whom you authorise us to release your personal information
  • other entities (including actual or prospective buyers of one of our Services) in the event that we are involved in a reorganization, divestment, or sale of any of our organisation and/or assets

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