This privacy policy sets out how I, Robin Barratt, uses and protects any information that you give me when you use this website.


I am committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should I ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.


I may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 01 Jan 2017.


What I collect:


I may collect the following information:

  • name and job title
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or services and offers


What I do with the information I gather?


I require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • I may use the information to improve my products and services.
  • I may periodically send promotional emails about my new books, products or services, or any special offers, or other information which I think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.

From time to time, I may also use your information to contact you for market research and or research purposes. I may contact you by email, phone or mail. I may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.




I am committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, i have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information i collect online.


Links to other websites


This website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave my site, you should note that I do not have any control over that other website. Therefore I cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.


Controlling your personal information


You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • if you have previously agreed to me using your personal information for direct marketing purposes, you may change your mind at any time by writing to or emailing me at


IMPORTANT - I will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless I have your permission or are required by law to do so.


You may request details of personal information which I hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee of £10.00 may be payable. If you believe that any information I am holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email me as soon as possible and I will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

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DISCOVER BAHRAIN  - a travellers' guide to the Kingdom of Bahrain

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- A Collection of Poetry and Prose on Personal Growth and Empowerment

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LIFE, LOVE AND LONELINESS – A self-help guide to living a more fulfilled and balanced life.

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An online directory of close protection, hostile environment, firearms, close quarter combat, security driving and related security training providers around the worlds

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SEASONS - A Collection of Poetry and Prose on Spring, Summer, Autumn and Winter.

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A Professionals' Guide to 24 Urban Self-Defence and Close Quarter Combat Systems

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CLICK HERE to read some of my articles for magazines such as Time Out Bahrain, Gulf Insider, Gulf Weekly and T Qatar.

CLICK HERE for further details of my bespoke book  publishing, project management, ghostwriting and author support services for clients in Bahrain, the  UK, the GCC and worldwide.

CLICK HERE to contact me via telephone, email, Skype and Facebook.

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