Terms and Conditions

At Woven Network, we do not provide any legal advice, but we may provide you with the resources and contacts needed to obtain this.

We can assure you of the best possible 24 hour access to our website, although there may be rare times when server issues cause downtime. For this, we apologise in advance.

Woven Network is not responsible, under any circumstances, for any liability that you may incur due to the use of our services and/or contact network, and you assume all responsibility for any circumstances that may arise due to the use of our services or interactions with our members.

If you have any questions related to anything raised here, please contact us.


Woven Network provides a membership subscription service, the benefits of which include access to industry resources, a networking search service, and your incorporation into a national organisation capable of lobbying government bodies, etc. You can view our membership packages and benefits here.

For the purposes of definition, when we use the term  Associate (formerly Associate Member), we are referring to any member that has simply registered an account with us on our website to receive our newsletter. If a member has also bought and paid for a membership subscription, we will use the term  Member (formerly Full Member).

Membership subscriptions are usually on a basis of one to three years, renewal of which will either be automatic or performed via a Renewal Order through email correspondence.


Any Member of Woven Network may apply to become a vendor and host their products on the Woven website, however, acceptance will ultimately be at the discretion of the Woven Management Committee.

Products will not be hosted if viewed by the Committee as in any way damaging to the growth and/or reputation of the insects as food and feed sector. Woven also reserves the right to remove individual products from its website at any time and without justification.

Woven’s Members can view more details on becoming a vendor by visiting the Vendor Dashboard. A full explanation of the Vendor Terms & Conditions can he found here.

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Woven Network uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

We are committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

We may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from: December 2015

What we collect

We may collect the following information:

  • full name and location
  • contact information including email address
  • demographic information such as postcode, preferences and interests
  • other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

  • Internal record keeping.
  • We may use the information to improve our products and services.
  • We may occasionally send promotional emails about new services, special offers or other information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you have provided.
  • In the future, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone, fax or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.


We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

What is a cookie?

Cookies are text files containing small amounts of information which are downloaded to your device when you visit a website. Cookies are then sent back to the originating website on each subsequent visit, or to another website that recognises that cookie. Cookies are useful because they allow a website to recognise a user’s device.

You can find more information about cookies at:

Cookies do lots of different jobs, like letting you navigate between pages efficiently, remembering your preferences, and generally improve the user experience. They can also help to ensure that adverts you see online are more relevant to you and your interests. The cookies used on this website have been categorised based on the categories found in the ICC UK Cookie guide.

Category 1: strictly necessary cookies

These cookies are essential in order to enable you to move around the website and use its features, such as accessing secure areas of the website. Without these, cookies services you have asked for, like shopping baskets or e-billing, cannot be provided.

Category 2: performance cookies

These cookies collect information about how visitors use a website, for instance which pages visitors go to most often, and if they get error messages from web pages. These cookies don’t collect information that identifies a visitor. All information these cookies collect is aggregated and therefore anonymous. They are only used to improve how a website works.

By using our website, you agree that this type of cookie will be placed on your device.

Category 3: functionality cookies

These cookies allow the website to remember choices you make (such as your username, language or the region you are in) and provide enhanced, more personal features. For instance, a website may be able to provide you with local weather reports or traffic news by storing in a cookie the region in which you are currently located. These cookies can also be used to remember changes you have made to text size, fonts and other parts of web pages that you can customise. They may also be used to provide services you have asked for, such as watching a video or commenting on a blog. The information these cookies collect may be anonymised and they cannot track your browsing activity on other websites.

By using our website, you agree that this type of cookie will be placed on your device.

Category 4: targeting cookies or advertising cookies

These cookies are used to deliver adverts more relevant to you and your interests. They are also used to limit the number of times you see an advertisement as well as help measure the effectiveness of the advertising campaign. They are usually placed by advertising networks with the website operator’s permission. They remember that you have visited a website and this information is shared with other organisations such as advertisers. Quite often targeting or advertising cookies will be linked to site functionality provided by the other organizations.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information

Any information that you choose to display on your Member Profile will be visible to other Woven Network members. You may also choose to restrict how we use your personal information by letting us know.

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your prior permission or are required by law to do so. We may use your personal information to send you promotional information about third parties which we think you may find interesting if you tell us that you wish this to happen.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998.

If you would like a copy of the information held on you please get in touch.

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, again, please let us know as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.