Privacy notice

The Friend Publications Limited (TFPL) produces The Friend (print and online), The Friends Quarterly (print) and The Friend 1914-18 Digital Archive (online). We also publish books. This privacy notice explains what personal information we collect and how it is used. Our key values in relation to data protection are integrity, honesty and transparency.


Your safety and trust are our highest priorities, therefore:

What information do we collect and why?

Subscribers and customers

Visitors to the website



Will your information be shared with anyone else?


TFPL needs to make use of the products and services of other companies In order to fulfil subscriptions and provide a comprehensive service. It may, for example, make use of a mailing house, tracking website visitor activity and card payment processor.

In providing such services it may be necessary for TFPL to share personal data with these suppliers. When this takes place TFPL ensures that suppliers have appropriate security processes in place and are aware of their responsibilities as a data processor under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).


TFPL does not sell access to personal information to other companies for any reason, including marketing.

TFPL sells and makes use of advertising space in its print and digital publications. TFPL does not use personal information to undertake any direct marketing, such as promotional emails.

How long do we keep your data?




Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. Please contact us if you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information (see the ‘How to contact us’ section at the end of this notice). Please be aware that we will need to establish your identity beyond reasonable doubt before releasing any information to you.

It is important that the information we hold is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate.

For further information regarding your rights under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) please visit:

Other websites

This website contains links to other websites. This privacy notice only applies to this website ( If you follow a link to another website you should read their own privacy notices.

Changes to our privacy notice

This document is regularly reviewed and any updates will be made to this web page. This notice was last updated on: 6 September 2018

How to contact us

If you have any questions about this privacy notice or information that we hold about you please contact the production and office manager, Elinor Smallman, in writing.

Address: The Friend, 173 Euston Road, London NW1 2BJ

You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues.