Privacy Policy

This privacy policy explains how The Greymouth Evening Star Company Limited collects, uses and shares personal information. For information about the New Zealand Privacy Act visit

We collect personal information from you, including information about your:

  • name
  • contact information
  • billing or purchase information

We collect your personal information in order to:

  • charge you for our products or services
  • communicate changes to your subscription
  • assist you, if requested, in recovering a lost password or other login details
  • process credit card payments you make online

Besides our staff, we share this information with:

  • Smedia Pty Ltd in order to provide a subscription service and online digital edition service
  • Eway in order to process online credit card payments and automatic subscription renewals

Cookies and Tracking

We use cookies in order to:

  • Provide functionality to some of our services
  • Collect information about how our visitors use our websites via Google Analytics

You can choose to disable cookies for our websites in your browser. Doing so will prevent you from being able to login to our online digital edition services as cookies are required for this to function. You may continue using other parts of the website as normal, however any customisable areas may not be saved after leaving or reloading the page.

You can find more information about how Google handles your data at

You have the right to ask for a copy of any personal information we hold about you, and to ask for it to be corrected if you think it is wrong. If you’d like to ask for a copy of your information, or to have it corrected, please contact us at [email protected], or (03) 769 7900, or PO Box 3, Greymouth 7840.