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Privacy Notice

The Cork Textiles Network has the following aims:


·      To promote Textiles and Textiles Art, and support those interested in Textiles.

·      To promote the development of practical and artistic skills in Textiles and Textiles Art through Education. This could be through workshops, skills sharing,           demonstrations, and other means as the members find necessary.

·      To promote the exhibition of Textiles and Textile Art, for educational purposes, for inclusivity, and to promote excellence.

·      To support the research and development of textiles, and to maintain an archive of members work both past and present.

·      To communicate with our members and supporters through the most effective method. This could be by email, phone, or post.

 To achieve these aims it is necessary to collect personal data from our members, visitors, and those involved in the promotion of Cork Textiles Networks aims.


What information do we collect about you?

We collect personal information from you when you register as a member or associate member, attend a workshop, participate in a Cork Textiles Network event, or register to receive information or payment from us.


Website usage information may be collected using Cookies.


How will we use the information about you?


We collect information about you to process your membership application, communicate with you and manage your membership account.

Information provided on exhibition entry forms is used to create signage and exhibition catalogues.



Your work and name may be shared in photos through Social Media, Network promotion, and in our newsletter.

If you have opted to have a gallery page on our website, the information which you have given us will be displayed on this page. This may include a personal statement, an artistic statement, photos, and contact details.


Access to your own information and correction


You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like copy of your personal information, please email or write to us at the address below.

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We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate. 

Who has access to your information?

The committee of CTN will have access to your information.  Your information will never be shared with third parties or the wider membership of CTN.  Your information is also stored in Mailchimp the software service we use to deliver the Newsletter. CTN may choose to use additional software providers to deliver a service.  The Mailchimp Privacy Policy may be viewed HERE. You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you in Mailchimp - we endeavour to ensure that it is identical to the information provided by you in the CTN application form.


Retention Policy

Forms submitted on paper will be shredded after processing. Electronic Information will be held to provide the services above and in line with policies for our financial obligations i.e. 7 years. If you wish to be forgotten from our records, please contact us at the email address below.


About Cookies

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the websites you visit and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit or You can set your browser not to accept cookies

and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, some website features may not function as a result.


Other websites

Our newsletter, website and or blogs may contain links to other websites. This privacy notice only

applies to Cork Textiles Network websites so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.


Changes to our privacy policy

Our privacy notice will be reviewed and updated accordingly on a regular basis. This privacy notice was last updated on   12th May, 2018.


How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions or queries related to this privacy policy by email at

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