Privacy Policy

Who we are

We are PPE Stores, a division of Health & Safety Advisory Service.  Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it


When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Who we share your data with

We may disclose your data in order to make certain services available to you. We may disclose your data to:

  • Our trusted service providers acting on our behalf who provide services including (but not limited to): Web Hosting, Web analytics, Web integrations, fulfilment of orders, suppliers, data analysis, email marketing, marketing, auditing services, accountant firms and other relevant providers required for Us to complete our services.
    •If We are required to process or provide your data to comply with any legal obligation.
    •Trusted Third Parties: To provide certain products and or services, your data will need to be shared with others. For example: Product Manufacturers, Approved Business Partners, Courier Services, Product Suppliers, IT infrastructure companies. We will not share your data with any third party unless it is completely necessary to do so. •Regulatory, Law Enforcement, Fire & Rescue Services & Insurance Agencies. If We receive a request from any of these stated bodies we will pass on any relevant data for their request in line with the regulatory regulations.
    •Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics as a marketing tool. We occasionally monitor IP addresses of visitors to assess the usage of our website, traffic & conversion rates. This allows Us to confirm which pages are most popular etc. The data collected is completely anonymised and does not link any specific personal data.
    •Payment Processing/Banking: Your data is shared with our relative Payment Processing companies &/or banks to allow us to process payments.
    •We do not sell your data to any other third party.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

Where We collect your personal data, it is used exclusively to allow us to provide services & or products which you have requested, update you on Legislation/Products/Company News/Special offers & to advise you of other services we offer.

Additional information

How we protect your data

“We are committed to keeping your personal data safe and secure and employ a number of security measures such as: –
•We ensure our website and data is supported with SSL technology and PayPal and Stripe are required to provide full and detailed quarterly updates to both Visa and MasterCard on SFD PCI and GDPR compliance.
•Any items put in the basket and information is protected under an SSL certificate for GDPR compliance and security.
•Monitoring and auditing our service providers to ensure they have an adequate level of protection as required under the PCI DSS.
•All credit and debit card payment transactions are initiated on our website via our online shopping basket. WE DO NOT STORE OR KEEP ANY CREDIT OR DEBIT CARD DETAILS FOLLOWING A TRANSACTION.
•All the information you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. For authorised registered users, where we have given you (or where you have chosen) a password which enables you to access certain parts of our website, you are responsible for keeping this password confidential. Please do not share a password with anyone.
•We strive and use reasonable, organisational, technical and administrative measures to protect personal information under our control. Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.
•Whilst we acknowledge our obligations under GDPR, you as an individual have an obligation to protect with reasonable measures, your own personal data and any communications with our company should be filtered from all/any types of internet based corruption or security breaches.


If you have any questions or queries on how We use your personal data that are not answered here, or if you wish to exercise your rights, please contact us by any of the following methods:

• Write to us: PPE Stores, 5 Craster Drive, Arnold, Nottingham NG5 8SL
• Emails Us:


If at anytime you are unhappy with our use of your information, you can contact us on the methods above in the contact section. You are also entitled to lodge a formal complaint with the UK Information Commissioner’s Office using any of the below contact methods:
Telephone: 0303 123 11113
Post: Information Commissioner’s Office
Wycliffe House
Water Lane