Privacy Policy - May 2018

This privacy policy sets out how the Oxfam Supply Centre uses and protects any information that you give when you use this website.

The Oxfam Supply Centre is a website provided by We abide by the Privacy Policy of EKM and that of Oxfam GB

The Oxfam Supply Centre is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Where 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.

The Oxfam Supply Centre may adjust this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check here periodically, to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

What we collect when you use the Quote Builder function

If use this website to submit a request for quotation we will ask for the following information:

  • Name and contact information including email address
  • Organisation name, contact and delivery addresses
  • Other information relevant to customer service improvement

This information will only be used for the following purposes

  • To process your request for quotation and any order resulting from it.
  • Internal record keeping for accounting and transparency
  • We may periodically send informational emails about new equipment and products, Supply Centre news or requests for feedback to help improve our service.
  • We are obliged to carry out sanctions and anti-terrorism checks


EKM are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, they have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information you submit online. You can see more details here.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

For those who are really interested in cookies these are the only ones that will be installed when you use an EKM Shop.

Links to other websites

The Oxfam Supply Centre site contains links to a couple of 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

If you use the Quote Builder function you are asked to fill in an information form. Look for the boxes that you can click to indicate that you give the Supply Centre permission to contact you in reference to your request and to inform you of Equipment Catalogue news.

Neither the Oxfam Supply Centre nor EKM will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.

You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). If you would like a copy of the information that the Oxfam Supply Centre holds on you please write to us.

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

Contact the Supply Centre at:

+44 1869 320720