Privacy policy

Introduction and General Terms

The waxbing is committed to protecting your personal information when you are using this website and its resources. This Privacy Policy relates to our use of any personal information you provide to us through, or any related sites.
In order to provide you with the full range of waxbing products and services, we may need to collect personal information about you.
The waxbing is legally obliged to safeguard and use your personal information in line with all laws concerning the protection of personal information, including the Data Protection Act 1998 (these laws are referred to collectively in this Privacy Policy as the “data protection laws”). Further details on the Data Protection Act can be found on the Information Commissioner’s website
The Crafts Council 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?

We will collect personal details appropriate to the service you choose to sign up to.
If you sign up to receive waxbing newsletters  you will be asked to register your name and email details and express some content preferences. An unsubscribe link will always be provided within the newsletters, and also  a link to manage your preferences and contact details.
If you wish to subscribe to waxbing magazine, you will be required to fill in your name and contact details. Your financial details will be held by WorldPay and not by the waxbing unless you complete and post the downloadable subscription form; in this case we will hold your data securely in accordance with this Policy.

What do we use personal information for?

The waxbing will use your personal information for the following purposes:

  • to provide  services to you that you have requested;
  • to let you know about other services in which you may be interested (where you have agreed to this);
  • to inform you about changes and improvements to the website.

IP addresses are used to identify the number of visits to the website (including different areas of the website and to help us make improvements to the site.