GoodWeave UK Privacy and Usage Policy

The General Data Protection Regulation 2018 (GDPR) governs GoodWeave UK’s processing of your personal data.

GoodWeave UK is committed to protecting your personal data. The GDPR 2018 relates to our use of any personal information we store, provided to us over the telephone, by individuals contacting us for information and using our services, by email, via the donations link on our website and other means. As a member of an international organisation with a mission to eradicate child labour, we believe it is in everyone’s interest for us to share selected, relevant and current information and informed views with personnel involved in the sourcing, purchase and selling of at risk products and/or at risk of non-compliance with UK and international legislation, including The Modern Slavery Act 2015. Likewise, with any consumer at risk of purchasing or commissioning products made using child labour.

GoodWeave UK may collect the following information about you:

  • Name
  • Company you work for and job title/job responsibility
  • Work and mobile telephone number, geographic address of work location, email address

We do not share personal data with any third parties, unless required to do so by the law and we do not use cookies on our website.

 Lawful Basis for Processing Personal Data

The processing of stored, personal data is necessary for the legitimate interests pursued by GoodWeave UK in the running of the GoodWeave labelling scheme to certify rugs as child, slave and bonded labour free. Processing of the stored data for communication and financial purposes, allows GoodWeave UK, via GoodWeave International, to charge and collect agreed license fees, carry out commercial transactions and keep associated companies abreast of relevant developments. It also facilitates GoodWeave’s mission to eradicate child labour and facilitate education and the right to a childhood. As an organisation, GoodWeave UK is committed to helping businesses ensure their supply chains are transparent and free of exploitative labour practices, and make responsibly sourced products accessible to retailers and consumers. As such, the storage of personal data by GoodWeave UK helps facilitate the regular communication of relevant information regarding developments related to the above, including what GoodWeave is doing internationally to help achieve its mission, the beneficial services it offers, current relevant legislation and the potential associated risks for companies not certifying their products in an effective way.

Questions Relating to GDPR

If you decide you do not want GoodWeave UK to contact you or wish your data to be deleted, please do so in writing, providing your full name and email address, to us at Data Protection, GoodWeave UK, Bloxham Mill Business Centre, Barford Road, Bloxham, Banbury, Oxon OX15 4FF