Privacy policy

Sheffield Creative Guild (SCG) is a not-for-profit company, limited by guarantee. This privacy policy explains how we use any personal information we collect about you and your organisation when you use this website and/or provide us with your information.

What information do we collect about you?

We collect information about you when you join as a member, buy tickets for our events or register your details to receive our newsletters. We also collect information when you voluntarily complete surveys, provide feedback or request details about our services or member offers. Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How will we use this information about you?

We collect information about you to process your membership or orders for events, offers and services in order to process your requests, manage your membership and, if you agree, email you with news updates and information about other products, events, offers or services we think may be of interest to you.

We use your information collected from the website to personalise your repeat visits to our website. We will not share your information for marketing purposes with companies outside our organisation unless you have given us permission to do so when requesting further details about a partner offer.

Marketing and newsletters

We would like to send you information about products, events, services and offers of ours and specially curated members’ offers in partnership with other organisations. If you have consented to receive marketing and newsletters, you may opt out at a later date.

You have a right at any time to stop us from contacting you for marketing purposes. If you no longer wish to be contacted for marketing purposes, please email [email protected]

Membership profile

As a membership organisation, it is our aim to reflect the breadth of our membership on our website, via our newsletter, on social media and on our website. If you agree, we may use any or all of the following information from your member profile to promote you and SCG:

  • Your name or name of your organisation
  • Your profile picture/company logo
  • URL of your website or social media links
  • Short biography provided by you
  • If you have created a member profile, you may remove your data at a later date.

Members’ directory

We encourage our members and external parties to connect and collaborate with other members and offer a member profile for this purpose. On your member profile, you may disclose as much of the following information as you like:

  • Your name
  • Name of your organisation
  • Your email
  • Your telephone number
  • Your address
  • Your job title
  • A profile picture
  • Your social media handles
  • A biography
  • Photographs and/or video links
  • Your CV

You may update or delete your details at any time via your online membership profile or by contacting us directly.

Access to your information and correction

You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email us on [email protected]


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 website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. For further information visit www.aboutcookies.org. You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However, in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy

We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 11 May 2018.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you by email on [email protected].