Preservation of your privacy is important to the Dumfries & Galloway Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers and we are committed to letting you know how we use your personal information and to making only responsible use of your data. Our Data Protection Office is Ailsa Dickson and she can be contacted at

Information about Us
The Dumfries & Galloway Guild of Spinners, Weavers and Dyers will be what’s known as the ‘Controller’ of the personal data you provide to us.

We use to host our website – they have published information on their  compliance with GDPR.

We will collect personal information from you when you use our WordPress Contact form to enquire about our activities, register as a member with us or register for a workshop/course with us. This will include your name, email address and could include additional, non-personal information.

We need to know your basic personal data to provide you with a response to your enquiries. We will not collect any personal data from you that we do not need. When using our contact form, your details will be emailed to For information on how Google treats email data, please see their policy.

Links within our sites to other websites are not covered by this privacy policy.

Our use of this information
Your personal information will only be used to process your contact requests. All the personal data we process is processed by our Guild Committee as needed.

We will take all reasonable precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of information you give us. We have a Data Protection regime in place to oversee the effective and secure processing of your personal data

Your information will be retained by us until you notify us that you no longer wish to receive any information and/or are no longer a member.

If cookies are used they will only be used to assist the purposes set out in this privacy policy, but cookies will not be used if we do not consider them to be necessary. Please read the WordPress Cookie Use Policy for more information.

Other information
If you would like us to correct or update any information, or if you would like information deleted from our records, then please email us at

This privacy policy may be updated from time to time, so please check it periodically.

If at any point you believe the information we process on you is incorrect you can request to see this information and have it corrected or deleted. If you wish to raise a complaint on how we have handled your personal data, you can contact us to have the matter investigated

Third Party Information:

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