Privacy Policy

The Safety Shack is registered under the Data Protection Act 1998 to collect and process data.
Registration number: ZA014025.


We hold and process personal data relating to individual customers and employees, to facilitate customer contracts and staff employment agreements. Our Customers' financial data such as bank account details and credit/debit card information are not recorded other than during processing. Such financial data is securely destroyed after processing.

Our policy is to retain personal data only for so long as it may be required to provide customers with support (product recalls for example) or where we believe we are required to retain data for legal purposes. We will only transfer data to other organisations in accordance with our registration and for the purposes indicated in this policy.

During processing your data may be transmitted electronically from eBay, PayPal or the Safety Shack Website to our suppliers? computers and to enable us to fulfill the contract of sale. We are not responsible for the use of any personal data provided to PayPal and we do not see your financial data when you use these payment processing organisations.

We may also use the information we collect to occasionally notify you about important functionality changes to the Web site, new services and special offers we think you'll find valuable.

We also monitor customer traffic patterns and site usage to help us develop the design and layout of the store.

Data will not be used for other purposes

The Safety Shack will not disclose information about our employees or customers to anyone outside the company unless the law requires or permits us to do so.

The data that you provide to us will not be given or sold to third parties. If you suspect that it has been used by third parties, please let us know so that we can investigate the circumstances.

Right of Access

You have the right to be supplied with a copy of the data which we hold about you, but we may make a charge for providing a copy of this data to you.

Cookies and Tracking

Cookies are small text files which are stored on your computer when you visit some web pages. They cannot harm your computer. At The Safety Shack we use cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket, to help you share information on social networking sites such as Facebook and to improve your browsing experience.

To order products on our website, you need to have cookies enabled. If you don't wish to enable cookies you will still be able to browse the site and use it for research purposes. Most web browsers have cookies enabled. Your browsers help facility will show you how to turn them off.

We don't store personally identifiable information such as credit card details in cookies we create.

The Safety Shack Website uses a number of common third party plug-ins which may use 'Cookies' to track your behaviour on our site these are limited to:

Facebook Social Plugin is an online social network accessible to anyone with an active email address. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet.

Google Analytics is a free service offered by Google that generates detailed statistics about visitors to a Web site for marketers. Google Analytics makes it possible to track users across search engines, email campaigns and display advertising giving advertisers the opportunity to optimize campaigns on multiple platforms.


If you wish to complain about any matter concerning our data policy please write to the Data Protection Manager at the following address:

Data Protection Manager
The Safety Shack
4 Cropper Row
Haigh Estate
Alton Road

For more information about the Data Protection Act Please see