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Guidance & Advice

MumfordBooks Guidance and Advice

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We are selling Quality Books, hard-to-find, first editions, many with illustrations and fine leather bindings.
Look out for that bargain book. Selected books have been reduced.
Your first book valuation is FREE. Due to demand, we have to charge a small fee for multiple requests.
Bargain package: will value up to 25 books and give you two addresses of booksellers in your area, for a £30 valuation fee.

For an accurate FREE valuation, all I require is a full title, author, publisher, publication date for each volume, type of binding and condition. For the more modern book, it must have its dust-cover.

– Condition is the most important, a guide would be:
– Good: without cuts, stains, or wear
– Average: some wear, cuts, stains
– Poor: has major defects, pages missing, pen or pencil marks.

Valuation is given as a “Wholesale price”, that is the price to the shop keeper. Fill in quick check list for first time customers, a one off is FREE valuation & advice page Because of a high demand for free valuations, I cannot answer all requests. Please remember this is a personal service for old quality books printed before 1970.

My quick guide, list title, author, publisher, date & edition, condition.
A first edition, good condition and rarity will produce the best value.
I will value one book for free. For multiple books I will have to charge a small fee.Please see my NEW scale of fees below.

My charges are:

1% up to the value of £500 ($900) (minimum charge of £3)
0.5% from £500 up to £1000 ($1,800) (minimum charge of £3)

Any book above £1000 ($1,800) at a fixed charge of £5

Alternatively in exchange for a book valued at £30 ($60) I will value 25 of your books for free.

I can give you up to 25 book valuations for ?0.

You get a full description and book valuation, based on the current market.

This provides you with an accurate minimum selling price.

You can then sell on, knowing you have a realistic target.

My valuations cannot in themselves give you cash, they are for guidance only.

All UK customers will also get details of 2 recommended book-sellers in their area.

This is how it works:

You send me a full description (including the condition).
I will send you my valuation fee based on the above scale.
You send payment by cheque or credit card in advance, via two emails or by telephone. Your payment will then be made through a secure internet bank, PayPal.
On receipt, I send you a current market valuation, by return.
I cannot guarantee that my valuation is your selling price.
My valuation is a guide price only. This is a “Wholesale price”, that is the price you can expect if you sell to a shop.
If you wish to offer your books to me to purchase, I will be happy to buy if suitable to my needs. I only buy quality items.
For security we require the minimum first line of your address and postcode.
I would like you to be a regular visitor to my web site and join as a valued customer with access to free downloads.
I intend to reduce selected items, watch out for bargains reduced by up to 50% in each book category. valuation & advice page

Clubs and societies can receive a special discount when ordering books or prints through MumfordBooks. Please contact now for details.

Have you a book you would like valued or a book you haven’t been able to find?

 

If you do, we may be able to help. MumfordBooks provides free book valuations for existing customers who have made at least one purchase, see valuation & advice page for more details. Because of a high demand for free valuations, I cannot answer all requests. Please remember this is a personal service for old quality books printed before 1970.
I am also pleased to deal with customers’ requests and maintain a file on wanted books and images. Constantly looking for good old second-hand books, I love to hear from customers with collections or the odd damaged book or print worthy of repair – everyone is assured of a personal service no matter what your interests.
We can advise you on book conservation and rebinding.

Your Information Rights GDPR.

Right Explanation
Right to be informed This encompasses the obligation for us to be transparent in how we collect and use your personal data.

 

Right of access You have the right to access your personal data and supplementary information.

 

Right to rectification If the information we hold on you is inaccurate or incomplete, you can request we correct this.

 

Right to erasure You can request we delete or remove personal data where there is no compelling reason us to continue processing.

 

Right to restrict processing You have the right to request we cease processing your data, if:

·         You consider it inaccurate or incomplete

·         Where you object to processing and we are considering whether we still have a legitimate interest to process it

·         Where we don’t need the data for the original reason we collected it, but may need it to support a legal claim.

 

Right to data portability  

Where you have consented to our processing your data, or where the processing is necessary for us to deliver a contract, you can request a copy of that data be provided to a third party in electronic form.

 

Right to object You have the right to object to our processing under certain circumstances. For example, you can object to:

·         Direct marketing

·         Processing for purposes of scientific/historical research and statistics.

Rights relating to automated decision making including profiling  

Where we apply automated decision making, we must

·         Give you information about the processing

·         Introduce simple ways for you to request human intervention or challenge a decision

·         Carry out regular checks to make sure that our systems are working as intended

Information related to automated decision making is contained later in this notice.

Please get in touch with us through the Contact Us section to find out more or to exercise your information rights. As set out by the Regulator, when processing or holding your data.

 

Information we collect Why we collect this How we process this
Contact information including telephone number, email address and home address.

Payment information.

 

·    To carry out our obligations arising from any contracts entered into between you and us and to provide you with information, products and services that you request from us

·    To administer your purchase or donation or membership or support your fundraising, including processing Gift Aid.

 

·   Data is processed internally and held in line with our document retention policy

·   We may share your data with trusted third-party organisations, to carry out our obligations to you.

Contact information including telephone number, email address and home address  

·    We process this data, with your consent to provide you with information about us, our fundraising campaigns, our events (including challenge events), services, and any other information, products or services that we provide or provide access to (e.g. supporter or membership updates)

·    To keep a record of your relationship with us.

 

·    Data is processed internally and held in line with our document retention policy

·    We may share your data with trusted third-party organisations, to carry out our obligations.

Contact information including telephone number, email address and home address  

·    To notify you about changes to our service including membership/donor benefits

·    To provide essential event information where you have consented up to take part.

 

·   Data is processed internally and held in line with our document retention policy

·   We may share your data with trusted third-party organisations, to carry out our obligations.

IP address used to connect your computer to the Internet, your login information, browser type and version, time zone setting, browser plug-in types and versions, operating system and platform  

·    To administer our site and for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research, statistical and survey purposes

·    To measure or understand the effectiveness of advertising we serve to you and others, and to deliver relevant advertising to you

·    To ensure that content from our site is presented in the most effective manner for you and for your computer/mobile device.

 

·   Data is processed internally and held in line with our document retention policy

·   We may share your data with trust third-party organisations, to carry out our obligations to you.

Transfer of Data

We may share some personal data with trusted third-party data processors based outside of the EEA for the purpose fulfilling administering a transaction from our online shop. We conduct checks to ensure that any third-party data processors are compliant with the requirements of GDPR.

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