Privacy Notice and Cookies Policy


Craft NI is committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us; through the Craft NI website, or through requests to be added to our mailing list, or for applications for opportunities and events ran by craft NI.

Craft NI is legally obliged to safeguard and use your personal information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information.

Craft NI is registered with the Information Commissioner as the processor of any personal information and is the 'data controller' of such information for the purposes of the data protection laws.

What information do we collect?

Craft NI holds information on database and electronically. We will collect personal details appropriate to which service you choose to sign up to.

Mailing list and database:

If you sign up to receive information from Craft NI you will be asked to register your name and email details. If you are added to our database we will ask you for your name, address, and contact details.


When you visit our website we collect information such as the visitor’s domain and browser type. We also collect statistics on how visitors use our website for example which pages are visited, date and time. We use this information to review and improve our website. If you do not want this to happen you can update your browser settings to refuse cookies.

What do we use personal information for?

Craft NI will use your personal information for the following purposes:
• to send you information that may be of interest to you
• to invite you to participate in surveys
• where you have opted to receive specific information/correspondence

Will Craft NI share my personal information?

Your information will be kept confidential except where disclosure may be required or permitted by law.

From time to time Craft NI would like to share information on our database with third parties such as government and development agencies. This helps support our advocacy of the sector.
If you would like us not to share your details, you can email with 'optout' as the email subject. Craft NI does not share any information about you with commercial third parties.


How long will Craft NI keep my personal information?

We will hold your personal information on our systems for as long as is necessary in line with our retention policy, or until you request removal from our contact databases.

How do we protect your personal information?

We are committed to guarding the security of your personal information. We take appropriate organisational and technical security measures to protect your data against unauthorised disclosure or processing. However you should keep in mind that should you contact us via our websites, that no Internet transmission is ever completely secure or error-free.

Can I find out what personal information is held about me?

Under the Data Protection Act, you can make a formal request for information about any personal information we are holding about you. Please contact . Information requests will be fulfilled within a 40 day period. We may make a small charge for this service.


Maintaining your personal information

Craft NI aims to keep the information it holds about you accurate and up-to-date. If at any time you wish to update or amend any information we hold about you, or if you become aware of any errors or inaccuracies, please contact


How do I unsubscribe? 

If you wish to stop receiving information from Craft NI, you can unsubscribe from our contacts list by clicking on the relevant ‘unsubscribe’ option on the correspondence. If you wish to stop receiving electronic correspondence you can unsubscribe by clicking the ‘unsubscribe’ button on the email. If you wish to stop receiving other correspondence or to be removed completely from our database please send an email and put 'UNSUBSCRIBE' in the subject box or write to Craft NI, Space CRAFT, College Street, A7 Fountain Centre, Belfast, BT1 6ET.


Links to other websites

The Craft NI website contains links to other independent websites which have their own privacy policies which you can review. We do not accept any responsibility or liability for the privacy practices of such third party websites.


Changes to Craft NI’s Privacy Policy

This privacy policy may be updated from time to time so please check it each time you submit personal information.