Privacy Promise

We care about your privacy

This website is maintained by the Design & Crafts Council Ireland (DCCI). DCCI fully respects your right to privacy and will not collect any personal information about you on this website without your clear and explicit permission. Any personal information which you volunteer will be treated with the highest standards of security and confidentiality, strictly in accordance with the Data Protection Acts, 1988 and 2003 and General Data Protection Regulation, 2018.


We would like to guarantee all visitors to the website that under no circumstances do we carry out the following:

  • Share the information we track on this site, in any form with advertisers or other parties
  • Release personal information about any individual visitor

Information we may collect on this website:
This website does not collect any personal data apart from information you volunteer e.g. when you sign up for NDCG's maillist. Any information you provide in this way is used only for its specified purpose. Cookies are only used for anonymous analytics tracking.

What we use the information for:
If you provide us with personal information such as your name or email address via our website, or our electronic publications and surveys, with your consent we may use that information to send you updates on our latest programmes/services and opportunities. You can choose to opt out of these communications at any time. To opt out of any email communications from us, please click the ‘unsubscribe’ link that appears at the header of the email in question. Alternatively, if you wish to be removed from our database/mailing lists or have any further queries please contact us.


DCCI considers your privacy very important and treats any personal information you share with us as confidential. Please note that by using the website you are agreeing to the privacy statement detailed below. Please read this document carefully.

If you do not agree with any part of this privacy statement, please discontinue using or contact

DCCI may occasionally update its privacy policy so check this page regularly for any changes. Last updated: May 2018.

DCCI is not responsible for the privacy practices of any external websites linked to from this website.


DCCI only collects personal information that you give us, for example, through our online forms or through email. DCCI will never share your personal information with third parties without your consent. The only exceptions to this is where it is publicly available (i.e. listed on your website) or unless we are compelled to by law. You acknowledge that if we are obliged to disclose your information by law we will comply with legal process.


You have a right to know if DCCI holds personal information about you. You have a right to be told what information is being held and for what purpose it is being used. Your request should be made in writing to Nuala McGrath, DCCI HR & Corporate Services Manager, at You have a right to be given a copy of the personal data we may have collected through this website. There may be a charge for this service, more details on application.

COOKIE POLICY uses cookies. Cookies are small pieces of text stored on your computer to help your browser keep track of your movements on the site, remember preferences you may have selected or keep you logged in until you log out. Other cookies are deleted when you close your browser and only relate to the working of the website. Cookies are also used to anonymously collect marketing data, mostly through Google Analytics, which is used to assist us in the functioning of this website. Generally speaking, cookies do not contain personal information from which you can be identified, unless you have furnished such information to the website.

When you first visit this website, you will see a message informing you about our Cookie Policy. If you click ‘Accept’, a cookie will be set that records your preference. Cookies may also be disabled in your browser settings. Please note that if you turn off cookies or change your settings, some features of the website may not work correctly.



If you sign up for our email newsletters, DCCI will use the information you gave us to send you email newsletters.

You can unsubscribe from any of the DCCI newsletters via the ‘unsubscribe’ link in the newsletter itself or by emailing us at requesting it be removed from the mailing list.


This privacy statement and all issues regarding are governed by Irish law.

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