Privacy & Cookies Policy : Crafts Study Centre

The Crafts Study Centre takes personal data security seriously and complies with European Union data protection requirements.

We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of vistors to our website. This policy outlines how we treat your personal information. If you have any questions about this policy, please contact the Crafts Study Centre (CSC) at

The CSC may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. Please check this page from time to time to ensure you are kept informed of any changes.

For your protection the CSC is registered through the University for the Creative Arts under the Data Protection Act 1998 (replaced by the General Data Protection Regulations 2016 from 25 May 2018).

We will never share or sell your personal data. We do not use direct marketing agents. Your data is only used when it is necessary to facilitate the delivery of goods or services such as online purchases or the delivery of our programme of events and exhibitions. This may be delivered through the following:

  • Email Newsletter. This is delivered directly to your inbox via a secure, third party email newsletter software programme called MailChimp which is accessed by CSC staff only.

  • You can subscribe or unsubscribe from our email newsletter any time you wish. You may also update your personal data at any time. Personal data held by us extends to that only which you have provided to us by signing up to receive our newsletter.

  • Bi-Annual Programme of Events. This is delivered by Royal Mail through your letterbox using personal data that you have provided to us for this express purpose. We may also send you from time to time, information about our exhibition private views.

  • You can subscribe or unsubscribe from our postal correspondance any time you wish. You may also update your personal data at any time. Personal data held by us extends to that only which you have provided to us by signing up to receive our programme of events.

  • Contact Forms. We use return e-mail addresses to answer e-mails we receive. Such addresses are not used for any other purpose and are not shared with outside parties.

  • You may request the details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of this information, please write to: The Director, Crafts Study Centre, Falkner Road, Farnham, Surrey GU9 7DS.



(not the edible type) allow small amounts of text to be stored on your device via your web browser. Google analytics uses session cookies which are deleted once you close your browser. Other cookies ensure that our website provides relevent information in a safe and stable environment and allow us to anonymously track our visitors journey through our website, thus enabling us to improve on your experience of our website.

You can browse our website without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself or your location by declining to accept cookies.

Our website automatically collects some anonymous information about you automatically as you move through the site. We use this data to inform the development of our service. The information collected in this way does not contain anything that can identify you personally. It provides data about what our visitors do on the site, but not who they are.



We are committed to ensuring that your information held with us is secure. To prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online. 

Gathering of Website Data The CSC website is monitored by Squarespace and Google Analytics which gathers non-personally identifying information about your device, your visit to our website such as your general geographical location, IP address, browser type, referral source, duration of visit, and number of visits. This information helps us to better understand how visitors use our website and allows us to improve what we offer by tailoring it to visitors needs.