PPE maker network (“We”) are committed to protecting and respecting your privacy.
This policy (together with the terms and conditions of our policies referred to in it) sets out the basis on which any personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, will be processed by us. Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it.
For the purpose of the Data Protection Act 1998 (the Act), the data controller is PPE maker network.
The term “Personal Data” refers to personally identifiable information about you, such as your name, job description, details of volunteering, details of property, web addresses, e-mail address, phone number or mailing address.
Collection of Personal Data including phone numbers and email addresses
We may collect and process Personal Data about you as follows:
If you provide Information to us by filling in forms on our website. This may include information provided at the time of submitting your details, subscribing, sending messages or requesting further assistance.
We may ask you for information when you report an issue or concern to us (whether or not a formal Dispute is raised).
We may keep a record of correspondence between you and us.
We may ask you to complete surveys that we use for research purposes, although you do not have to respond to them.
Details of the messages you send and receive using the PPE maker network messaging systems, including without limitation, when you sent or received a message and the contents of that message. Messages are not private and are not confidential.
We sometimes supplement the information that you provide with information received from additional interactions.
Use of Personal Data
We will use your Personal Data to publish publicly on the PPE maker network website. We will ask only for data that is adequate, relevant and not excessive for those purposes. Where we send you information for any purpose, it may be sent by e-mail, phone or post.
When we ask you for Personal Data it may include the following purposes:
To publish information about you on the PPE maker network website;
We may contact you occasionally to inform you of progress updates;
We may send you regular updates on issues we think will be of interest to you;
To allow you to participate in interactive features of our service when you choose to do so;
We may use your Personal Data to manage risk, or to investigate, detect, prevent, and/or remediate fraud, suspected fraud or other potentially illegal or prohibited activities.
Removing your data
If in future you do not wish for PPE maker network to have your data published, please contact us at and we will remove it promptly. If you wish for PPE maker network to delete your data altogether from our records, please contact the same email address for it to be removed promptly.
If in future you do not wish to receive communications from us, please contact us directly at and we will take the appropriate action.
Anonymous data collected through this website
In addition to the information we collect as described above, we may in future use technology to collect anonymous information about the use of our website. For example, our web server automatically logs which pages of our website our visitors view, their IP addresses and which web browsers our visitors use. This technology does not identify you personally, it simply enables us to compile statistics about our visitors and their use of our website.
Our website contains Hyperlinks to other pages on our website. We may use technology to track how often these links are used and which pages on our website our visitors choose to view. Again this technology does not identify you personally – it simply enables us to compile statistics about the use of these Hyperlinks.
In order to collect the anonymous data described in the preceding paragraph, we may use temporary “cookies” that remain in the cookies file of your browser until the browser is closed. Cookies by themselves cannot be used to discover the identity of the user. A cookie is a small piece of information which is sent to your browser and stored on your computer’s hard drive. Cookies do not damage your computer. You can set your browser to notify you when you receive a cookie. This enables you to decide if you want to accept it or not. We also use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server and to administer our website. An IP address is a numeric code that identifies your computer on a network, or in this case, the Internet. Your IP address is also used to gather broad demographic information. We may also perform IP lookups to determine which domain you are coming from (i.e.: aol.com, yourcompany.com) to more accurately gauge our users’ demographics.
Disclosure of your Personal Data
We do not share, sell or distribute your Personal Data with unrelated third parties, except as otherwise provided for in this Privacy Statement and under these limited circumstances:
In order to share on other platforms for the purpose of providing information that can help get Personal Protective Equipment and other protective items to frontline workers. This is to say that your Personal Data may be transferred or shared with other third parties working in a similar field to PPE maker network who will further process your data in accordance with the purposes for which the data was originally collected or for purposes to which you have subsequently consented. For example, sometimes a third party may have access to your Personal Data in order to support our information technology or to handle mailings or processes on our behalf.
We will keep your contact details on our database and may in future, from time to time, e-mail or post you information to make you aware of our activities and progress which may be of interest to you. If you do not wish to receive emails or post from us for these purposes, please let us know.
We may share, transfer or disclose the information in our databases and server logs to comply with a legal requirement, for the administration of justice, interacting with anti-fraud databases, to protect your vital interests, to protect the security or integrity of our databases or this website, to take precautions against legal liability, or in the event of our reorganisation, dissolution or similar event. We will inform you of any such transfer or disclosure as required by law.
Specifically, you consent to and direct that we may disclose necessary information to: the police and other law enforcement agencies; security forces; competent governmental, intergovernmental or supranational bodies; competent agencies (other than tax related authorities), departments, regulatory authorities, self-regulatory authorities or organisations and other third parties, with whom we have reason to believe it is appropriate for us to cooperate in investigations of fraud or other illegal activity or potential illegal activity, or to conduct investigations of violations of our terms and conditions and other policies referred to in it.
Data access and corrections
Upon receipt of your written request and enough information to permit us to identify your Personal Data, we will disclose to you the Personal Data we hold about you. We will also correct, amend or delete any Personal Data that is inaccurate and notify any third-party recipients of the necessary changes. You may update any information you have given to us by contacting us at or by re-submitting a form on our website like you did when first supplying us with the data in question.
Requests to delete Personal Data are subject to any applicable legal and ethical reporting or document retention obligations imposed on us.
Links to other websites
Transfer of data abroad
If you are visiting this website from a country other than the country in which our servers are located (currently the United States of America), the various communications will necessarily result in the transfer of information across international boundaries.