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Owner and Data Controller

New Internationalist Publications Ltd.
Old Music Hall
106-108 Cowley Rd.

Owner contact email:

At the New Internationalist subscriptions management portal, accessible from, one of our main priorities is the privacy of our visitors. This Privacy Policy document contains types of information that is collected and recorded by New Internationalist and how we use it.

If you have additional questions or require more information about our Privacy Policy, do not hesitate to contact us.

This Privacy Policy applies only to our online activities and is valid for visitors to our website with regards to the information that they shared and/or collect in New Internationalist. This policy is not applicable to any information collected offline or via channels other than this website.


By using our website, you hereby consent to our Privacy Policy and agree to its terms.

Information we collect

The personal information that you are asked to provide, and the reasons why you are asked to provide it, will be made clear to you at the point we ask you to provide your personal information.

If you contact us directly, we may receive additional information about you such as your name, email address, phone number, the contents of the message and/or attachments you may send us, and any other information you may choose to provide.

When you register for an Account, we may ask for your contact information, including items such as name, company name, address, email address, and telephone number.

How we use your information

We use the information we collect in various ways, including to:

  • Provide, operate, and maintain our website
  • Improve, personalize, and expand our website
  • Understand and analyze how you use our website
  • Develop new products, services, features, and functionality
  • Process payments and form data, secure communication, and protect privacy
  • Communicate with you, either directly or through one of our partners, including for customer service, to provide you with updates and other information relating to the website, and for marketing and promotional purposes
  • Send you emails
  • Find and prevent fraud

Log Files

New Internationalist follows a standard procedure of using log files. These files log visitors when they visit websites. All hosting companies do this and a part of hosting services’ analytics. The information collected by log files include internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date and time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks. These are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable. The purpose of the information is for analyzing trends, administering the site, tracking users’ movement on the website, and gathering demographic information.

Cookies and Web Beacons

Like any other website, New Internationalist uses ‘cookies’. These cookies are used to store information including visitors’ preferences, and the pages on the website that the visitor accessed or visited. The information is used to optimize the users’ experience by customizing our web page content based on visitors’ browser type and/or other information.

Cookies are small files or database entries that websites can place on your machine. They can be used to help identify you where we need to, for example to customize your view of our website. We use a number of third party services which place cookies on your machine. You can find out more about cookies, including how to control and delete them at

When you first visit we show you a notification about cookies with a link that lets you opt-out of receiving third party cookies. If you don’t opt out we assume that it is OK to place cookies on your machine for the next 28 days, at which point we will show you the notice again, in case you’ve changed your mind. You can opt in or out of receiving third party cookies at any time in the third party cookie section below.

We use a cookie called nitrk to record the first page you visit on our site and the page that sent you to our site. This helps us improve our marketing.

We use a cookie called thirdParyOptOut to record if you opt-in or out of allowing us to use third party cookies for analytics and advertising.

We use a cookie called cookieNotifHidden to record when you click to close our cookie notification.

We use a cookie called has_js to record if your browser has javascript enabled. This lets us do fancy effects that make a more pleasant place to be.


We use a number of third party services for analytics and advertising, some of which place cookies on your machine. You can opt-out of getting cookies from these services (with the exception of Cloudflare) using the link. Opting out won’t delete any cookies already placed. If you change your mind and would like to help us understand our audience better and show relevant ethical ads, you can also opt-in.

The services which place cookies on your machine when you browse our website are:

  • Google Analytics — We use Google  Analytics to help analyse use of our website by collecting anonymous visitor behaviour information. This information is transmitted to Google.  You can see Google’s privacy policy at: You can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites at: . 
  • Cloudflare  — we use Cloudflare to improve our sites loading times. You can see Cloudflare’s privacy policy at: You can avoid these cookies being placed on your machine by by using an adblocker like uBlock origin. These cookies are necessary to the functioning of so it is not possible for us to provide a simple opt out as with the other third party cookies.
  • Stripe – we use Stripe for payment processing. Stripe cookies are necessary for enabling certain payment-processing functions such as fraud prevention. authentication, security and analytics. For more information about Stripe’s use of cookies, please visit:
  • GeoIP Detection – We make use of Maxmind GeoIP2 Country database and tooling to provide us with your geographical information through your IP address using the Maxmind Database. GeoIP is a WordPress plugin. With the help of GeoIP we are able to show you country-specific content. Moreover, we use it for improving our website, analyzing behavior of our customers and providing with the best customized services. Most browsers and devices provide tools to opt out from this feature by default. If explicit authorization has been provided, the User’s location data may be tracked by New Internationalist Publications Ltd. Personal Data processed: geographic position. Thus, we believe it is our legitimate interest to process your data on the basis of Article 6, Paragraph 1, lit. f of the GDPR.
  • Google Fonts (Google Ireland Limited) – Google Fonts is a typeface visualization service provided by Google Ireland Limited that allows to incorporate content of this kind on its pages. Personal Data processed: Usage Data; various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. Place of processing: Ireland. For more information see Google’s Privacy Policy.
  • PayPal (PayPal Inc.) – PayPal is a payment service provided by PayPal Inc., which allows Users to make online payments. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. The PayPal button and widgets are services allowing interaction with the PayPal platform provided by PayPal Inc. Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data. Place of processing: See the PayPal privacy policy – Privacy Policy.
  • Akismet (Automattic Inc.) – Akismet is a SPAM protection service provided by Automattic Inc. Personal Data processed: various types of Data as specified in the privacy policy of the service. Place of processing: United States – Privacy Policy.
  • Google reCAPTCHA (Google Ireland Limited) – Google reCAPTCHA is a SPAM protection service provided by Google Ireland Limited. The use of reCAPTCHA is subject to the Google privacy policy and terms of use. Personal Data processed: Cookies; Usage Data. Place of processing: Ireland – Privacy Policy.
  • Forms – We use forms to accept your personal data for safekeeping. We make every effort to only require the minimum amount of data in order to process orders, messages and keep your contact information up-to-date and secure. Our forms accept, process and submit data to our secure database where you make every effort to secure and safeguard your information. Some of our forms also send data to third party services and APIs listed in this document.
  • Mailing List – If you optionally consent to be added to our mailing list, we will submit your name, first name, last name, city, country and email address to be used for our internal marketing purposes in the form of an email newsletter and individual email-based marketing messages such as promotions, offers, surveys, and news. We will never sell-on or trade your information to a third-party without your explicit consent.

You can use your browser’s Do Not Track feature, or use a browser plugin like Privacy Badger or an adblocker like uBlock origin should you wish to block any or all of the third-party cookies we use on In some cases this may result in some web services being unavailable or have reduced functionality. We do try to minimise the use of cookies to the absolute minimum.

CCPA Privacy Rights (Do Not Sell My Personal Information)

Under the CCPA, among other rights, California consumers have the right to:

Request that a business that collects a consumer’s personal data disclose the categories and specific pieces of personal data that a business has collected about consumers.

Request that a business delete any personal data about the consumer that a business has collected.

Request that a business that sells a consumer’s personal data, not sell the consumer’s personal data.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

GDPR Data Protection Rights

We would like to make sure you are fully aware of all of your data protection rights. Every user is entitled to the following:

The right to access – You have the right to request copies of your personal data. We may charge you a small fee for this service.

The right to rectification – You have the right to request that we correct any information you believe is inaccurate. You also have the right to request that we complete the information you believe is incomplete.

The right to erasure – You have the right to request that we erase your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to restrict processing – You have the right to request that we restrict the processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to object to processing – You have the right to object to our processing of your personal data, under certain conditions.

The right to data portability – You have the right to request that we transfer the data that we have collected to another organization, or directly to you, under certain conditions.

If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you. If you would like to exercise any of these rights, please contact us.

Children’s Information

Another part of our priority is adding protection for children while using the internet. We encourage parents and guardians to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.

New Internationalist does not knowingly collect any Personal Identifiable Information from children under the age of 13. If you think that your child provided this kind of information on our website, we strongly encourage you to contact us immediately and we will do our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.