Craft Scotland complies with both the Data Protection Act 1998 and the Directive on Privacy and Electronic Communications 2002/58/EC. We also implement our own best practice methodology. This goes further than existing legislation and is designed to ensure that personal data is always treated ethically.
We collect information when you sign up for our email bulletin or register as a maker or outlet on our Find Craft area. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete feedback/web forms or email us. Website usage information is collected using cookies.
How will we use the information about you?
Information gathered from the maker or outlet 'Craft Profile' submission form is used to process your application for inclusion on the Craft Scotland 'Find Craft' area of the website.
Craft Scotland will need to contact with when we perform maintenance or make structural changes to the Craft Profiles. Such contact will be minimal. You have the right to stop such contact by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, however this may affect your Profile entry in the event of technical website changes.
By registering a Craft Profile, the information you have chosen to be publicly visible will be displayed on the website, and will be accessible to both national and international visitors to the website.
If you have signed up for our email bulletin, we will use the details you provided to send you regular newsletters and updates via email. We will not share this information for marketing purposes with other companies.
Our email bulletin is used by us to send you regular updates on events, news, and features on Craft Scotland and the craft sector. If you have consented to receive these newsletters, you may opt out a later date.
You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted, please email email@example.com.
Access to your information and correction
We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. Please login to the website and update your Find Craft Profile (if you have one) and your details with us as soon as they change. If you have Find Craft Profile but no login, please contact us for your sign in details.
You have the right to request a copy of the information we hold about you. If you would like a copy please email firstname.lastname@example.org from the address registered to your community page/email subscription.
Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information.
We also use essential Session based cookies, as well as in some 3rd party content - such as embedded videos and photographs.
How to contact us
15 Coburg Street
t: +44 (0)131 466 3870