All orders and payments made through are processed and stored locally at our physical location or in the form of asymmetrically encrypted (RSA) backup data in the physical possession of Shelf Life Books. The decryption key to this data is known only to Shelf Life Books and is not stored or recoverable by third parties.

Customers may opt to use a third-party to process financial transactions, such as Paypal. While we ensure that the connections to these services are properly secured, we have no control over how your information is stored or shared by PayPal, and encourage you to view the privacy policies of these parties before engaging in any such transaction.

Personal Information

We collect and store our customers’ information at their discretion. This information may include home and/or business address(es), contact names, email addresses, phone numbers, and credit card information. We use RSA encryption for credit cards, 2048 bit, and the private key is blowfish-cbc encrypted. All customer information collected is encrypted and stored locally on the Shelf Life Books premises.

We do not provide, share, or sell customer information to third parties. The information we collect at the time of checkout or account creation is used for order fulfillment and communications about orders or purchases. We do not provide our customer’s information or activity to any third parties for analytical use.

Web Browsing

Our website is powered by TBM Bookmanager Ltd., and uses cookies to allow users to remain logged in. We store access logs for up to a year, exclusively to debug issues. No analytics are performed on these logs and none of the information in logs is shared with anyone outside of the Bookmanager development team.


We at Shelf Life Books acknowledge that we are on the lands of the Treaty 7 People:
The Blackfoot from Siksika, Kainai and Piikani;
The Dene-Sarcee from Tsuut’ina;
And the Stoney-Nakoda from Morley, the Bearspaw, Chiniki and Goodstoney First Nations.
We also walk in the footsteps of the Metis People from Region 3, Metis Nation of Alberta.