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Privacy Policy

IMPORTANT NOTICE: This Privacy Policy is currently being updated to comply with the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) which apply from May 25th 2018. The revised policy will be in place before this date.


This privacy policy sets out how Peoples Press Printing Society (PPPS) and the Morning Star (hereafter referred to as "The Morning Star" use and protects any information that you give them when you use this website.

The Morning Star is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we 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.

The Morning Star 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 January 25 2011.

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

- Your name and email address
- Your contact information including telephone number and/or postal address and country of residence.
- Usage statistics

Financial information such as credit card data is never handled by our servers, and we never have access to your card details. All transactions are handled securely by stripe -

Please do not email your credit card details to us as this represents a security risk for which we cannot be held accountable.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
- Internal record keeping - To improve our products and services - To analyse content performance and trends in popularity - To customise the website according to your interests.

What else?

We may periodically send promotional emails about new products, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided. This information will only be selected and sent by the Morning Star. We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so.


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

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest as well as links to site with whom we have an advertising agreement. However, once you have used these links to leave our site you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore we 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

If you have previously agreed to us using your personal information for direct marketing purposes and you wish to have your data deleted from our systtem you may enter a request to do so at any time by writing to or emailing us at and we will take action as soon as possible.

Data Protection Act 1998

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to The Morning Star, 52 Beachy Road, London E3 2NS.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to or email us through the addresses below as soon as possible at the above address. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Scope of this policy

This privacy policy applies to the following websites:

The Morning Star Online -
The Morning Star Online Shop -
Peoples Press -
The Morning Star Subscriptions -

Contact information

Postal address:

The Morning Star
52 Beachy Road
E3 2NS

Email address:


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