Craft in Focus has always respected its customers' data, and has always sought permission to send information and conform to the required regulations. Therefore we were already well placed to comply with the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations) which came into force in May 2018. However for your peace of mind we would like to remind you of how we look after your data.
Sharing of Data
Your data is NEVER shared. We do not under any circumstances pass your data to any third party.
Should at anytime you wish to remove your Name and Address from our postal list or cease receiving our updates, you may let us know by any of the following means:
- Telephone us at 01622 747325, or
- Write to us at Craft in Focus, PO Box 942, Maidstone, ME15 0YB. In all instances giving your name, first line of address and post code.
Any data we hold is held solely to enable us to send the information that was requested. We shall not use your data in any other way. You have given us your details in order that we may inform you of our events, and information on who is exhibiting, and to post you our special offer / reduced cost entry tickets and nothing else.
Our contact details
Name: Craft In Focus
Address: PO Box 942, Maidstone, ME15 0YB
Phone Number: 01622 747 325
Privacy Notice updated March 2022.
The type of personal information we collect
We currently collect and process the following information:
- Contact name, email and postal addresses, telephone numbers.
How we get the personal information and why we have it
Most of the personal information we process is provided to us directly by you for one of the following reasons:
- To send exhibiting or visiting information about our events
- To send tickets to our events if you have purchased or applied for tickets
We also obtain contact information from competition partners, including publishers, who provide us with details of competition entrants to issue prizes and, where entrants have given consent, for marketing purposes.
We use the information that you have given us in order to post or email you details about our events.
We do not share this information with any other organisations.
Under the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), the lawful bases we rely on for processing this information are:
(a) Your consent. You are able to remove your consent at any time. You can do this by sending an email to info@craftinfocus or calling 01622 747 325.
(b) We have a contractual obligation.
(c) We have a legal obligation.
(d) We have a vital interest.
(e) We need it to perform a public task.
(f) We have a legitimate interest.
How we store your personal information
Your information is securely stored.
We keep names, addresses, email details and phone details on our secure databases until we are informed that someone wishes their data to be deleted.
Your data protection rights
Under data protection law, you have rights including:
Your right of access - You have the right to ask us for copies of your personal information.
Your right to rectification - You have the right to ask us to rectify personal information you think is inaccurate. You also have the right to ask us to complete information you think is incomplete.
Your right to erasure - You have the right to ask us to erase your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to restriction of processing - You have the right to ask us to restrict the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to object to processing - You have the the right to object to the processing of your personal information in certain circumstances.
Your right to data portability - You have the right to ask that we transfer the personal information you gave us to another organisation, or to you, in certain circumstances.
You are not required to pay any charge for exercising your rights. If you make a request, we have one month to respond to you.
How to complain
You can also complain to the ICO if you are unhappy with how we have used your data.
The ICO’s address:
Information Commissioner’s Office
Helpline number: 0303 123 1113
ICO website: https://www.ico.org.uk