Maiwa Handprints Ltd and Maiwa Textiles International Inc, we respect your privacy and will take measures to protect your data and personal information. We will not use or share your information with anyone except as described in this Privacy Policy.

We reserve the right to update this privacy policy at any time.

What Data is being collected?

With your registration into one of our online courses or your purchase of a product from our Online shop, we collect your personal information which you provide at checkout including your name, shipping address, billing address, username, password, phone number, email address, and any other information you wish to provide in your user/student account.

We also collect information when you subscribe to a newsletter or email list, participate in a survey, contest, or special promotion, request customer support, or send us your personal information directly. We will ask that you provide consent when adding you to our mailing lists.

Use of Information

We use this information to fulfill your order and to document your registration as a student. We will not sell or redistribute your information to anyone.

Email Marketing

Upon registration or placing an order, you agree to opt into receiving occasional emails that may include updates relating to your registration or order, information about our company, new courses and products, and special offerings. You may also add yourself to our general Maiwa Handprints email list using the forms provided on our website.

You have the option to opt-out of promotional and general interest emails at any point. All email lists provide an unsubscribe option for you to remove yourself from our mailing list. You can also contact us directly to have us manually remove this information. Use the email: [email protected]

As a student enrolled in a paid workshop it is not possible to opt out of emails notifying students of matters related to their registration, schedule, enrolment or workshop.

Use of Cookies

Cookies are small data files stored on your hard drive or in device memory that help improve your user experience.

Our websites and uses both first- and third-party cookies in order to collect statistics and user data to analyze and optimize our site and to present you with relevant marketing material. Cookies help store your items in your shopping cart and are used to track affiliate referrals. Some third-party cookies are set by services that appear on our pages and are not in our control such as social media providers like Facebook, and relate to the ability of users to share content on this site, as indicated by their respective icon.

Most web browsers are set to accept cookies by default. You can choose to set your browser to remove browser cookies at any point. For instructions on how to handle and delete cookies please look under “Help” in your browser. You can choose to disable cookies, or to receive a notification each time a new cookie is sent to your computer or mobile device. Please note that if you choose to disable cookies, you will not be able to take advantage of all our features.

By using this website and agreeing to these terms and conditions, you consent to Maiwa Handprints Ltd. and Maiwa Textiles International Inc. (including Maiwa School of Textiles, and and the Teachable platform) use of cookies.

Security of Data

Maiwa, and the websites which it manages, follow recommended encryption and safe data storage practices. 

By consenting to this privacy policy you are giving us permission to process your personal data specifically for the purposes identified here. In order to receive information about your personal information, to make changes to your personal information, or to remove yourself from our records, contact the Maiwa Handprints Ltd at [email protected]

Data Controller and Owner

Maiwa Textiles International Inc

1310 Odlum Drive

Vancouver, BC, Canada V5L 3M3

Types of Data Collected

The owner does not provide a list of Personal Data types collected. Other Personal Data collected may be described in other sections of this privacy policy or by dedicated explanation text contextually with the Data collection. The Personal Data may be freely provided by the User, or collected automatically when using this Application.

Any use of Cookies – or of other tracking tools – by this Application or by the owners of third party services used by this Application, unless stated otherwise, serves to identify Users and remember their preferences, for the sole purpose of providing the service required by the User.

Failure to provide certain Personal Data may make it impossible for this Application to provide its services. Users are responsible for any Personal Data of third parties obtained, published or shared through this Application and confirm that they have the third party’s consent to provide the Data to the Owner.