Privacy Policy

Aukana uses Open Cart - the PHP based open source online shopping cart system. Personal details that are entered, such as when creating an account, are stored on a server hosted by a company called 5quidhosting. Details of their security and privacy policy can be found here:

No credit card details are stored either with us or 5quidhosting. All payments are processed entirely by PayPal. Payments for books are sent directly to our PayPal account and an invoice containing only information pertaining to the dispatch of the books is sent to us via email from PayPal. Details of PayPal’s security and privacy policy can be found here:

We understand concerns regarding privacy of information for users of our site. Personal details submitted to us are stored securely, and are not accessible to other users. No information given will be distributed to any other company. We are committed to protecting your privacy. We will only use the information that we collect about you lawfully (in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998).The information we collect is solely to process your order. We will only e-mail you to keep you up to date with your order; we do not send marketing emails. The type of information we will collect about you includes your name, address, phone number and email address. You can check the information that we hold about you by emailing us. If you find any inaccuracies we will delete or correct it promptly. The personal information which we hold will be held securely in accordance with our internal security policy and the law.

The only cookies Open Cart uses are those that are strictly necessary to process orders. If you have any questions/comments about privacy, please email us at