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Privacy Policy

Thank you for visiting Your privacy is important to us. To better protect your privacy, we provide this notice explaining our online information practices.

The Information We Collect

When you subscribe to receive either the paper edition or the online edition of the National Catholic Reporter newsweekly, personally identifiable information may be collected through the use of one of our online forms. This includes name, address, e-mail address, telephone number, credit card information, demographic information, and other items.  At other times, you may submit information to us through one of our contact pages or other online services.

How We Use the Information

We may use the information you provide about yourself to fulfill your requests for our products and services, to respond to your inquiries about our offerings, and to offer you other products, programs or services that we believe may be of interest to you.

We sometimes use this information to communicate with you, such as to notify you when you have requested changes to your subscriber information or to fulfill a request by you for an online service or to contact you about your account with us.

We use the information that you provide about others to enable us to send them the item you requested.. From time to
time, we also may use this information to offer our products, programs, or services to them.

If you choose to submit content for publication (e.g., a "letter to our editors"), we may publish your name and other information you have provided to us.

Agents and contractors of NCR who have access to personally identifiable information are required to protect this information in a manner that is consistent with this Privacy Notice by, for example, not using the information for any purpose other than to carry out the services they are performing for NCR.

NCR carefully screens requests to share subscriber names.  If you wish to have your name deleted from such rentals, please contact our office.

Finally, NCR will not use or transfer personally identifiable information provided to us in ways unrelated to the ones described above without also providing you with an opportunity to opt out of these unrelated uses.

Collection of Information by Third-Party Sites and Sponsors

Some of our sites contain links to other sites whose information practices may be different than ours. Visitors should
consult the other sites' privacy notices as we have no control over information that is submitted to, or collected by,
these third parties.


To enhance your experience with our Web site, many of our web pages use "cookies." Cookies are text files we place in
your computer's browser to store your preferences. Cookies, by themselves, do not tell us your e-mail address or
other personally identifiable information unless you choose to provide this information to us by, for example,
registering at one of our sites. However, once you choose to furnish the site with personally identifiable information,
this information may be linked to the data stored in the cookie.

The data will be used exclusively by NCR. Currently, we place a cookie on the user's local computer so as to verify  usage of our restricted pages. We do not collect information for any other purpose than to provide access to paid subscribers of our online Web site.

Our Commitment to Security

We have put in place appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect online.

How You can Access or Correct Information

For instructions on how you can access the personally identifiable information that NCR has collected about you online, or how to correct factual errors in such information, please go to our customer service page and select STATUS to view your account information.

To protect your privacy and security, we will take reasonable steps to help verify your identity before granting access
or making corrections.

About Us

We invite you to contact us if you have questions about this policy. You may contact us by mail at the following address:

The National Catholic Reporter Publishing Co.
115 E. Armour Blvd. 
Kansas City, MO 64111 

You may contact us by e-mail at You may call us at 816-968-2259.

Dispute Resolution and Privacy Seals

If you think we have not followed our privacy policy in some way, contact our customer service representative at 1-800-444-8910 Ext. 2239.  They can help you resolve your concern.

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