This privacy policy sets out how osan.co.uk collects, processes, uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website or its services.

All information collected by osan.co.uk is stored and handled in accordance with the General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and the Data Protection Act 2018. Personal and financial information collected on this site is used for the sole purposes of processing and delivering your order, and to occasionally send you information about our products and services.

Osan.co.uk is 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 and our services, you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy policy.

This policy change is effective from 25th May 2018. Osan.co.uk may regularly review and update this policy to ensure we comply with all the necessary regulations. All changes and updates are reflected in the updating of this page. Should you wish to remain up to date with any changes, please check this page regularly.

What we collect

In order to provide you with our services, we may collect the following information:

If you access our website from a mobile or any other device, we may collect certain information from your device which includes your IP address, browser type, device type, general geographic location and any other technical details. We will also collect details of how you have used our website, links that were clicked and content that was of interest to you. We use this information for analytic purposes in order to improve your experience while using our website with more relevant content.

What we do with the information we gather

Our legal basis for collecting and processing your data is to fulfil a contractual obligation. In order to create a trading account and process orders, Osan.co.uk will require your name, company’s name, company’s address, delivery address (if different) and company’s VAT number. We also ask for an email address which you will use to access your trading account and a telephone number with which to contact you if there are any difficulties with your order. We will pass your name and delivery address on to the carrier responsible for delivering your order.

We may also ask you for your consent to send you marketing information, updates and other content that we think you may be interested in.

In some cases, we may use your information for a legal obligation, or in our legitimate interest to complete credit checks before we can provide you with services and confirm you as a new customer. If you choose not to provide us with required data, we may not be able to provide you with certain services or fulfil our contractual obligations to you.

We may also use the lawful basis of contract to send emails containing marketing offers, promotions and other relevant communications to customers that have previously purchased from Osan, and consent to send updates to individuals that have signed up to receive Osan’s email newsletter.

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

From time to time, we may also use your information to contact you for market research purposes. We may contact you by email, phone or mail. We may use the information to customise the website according to your interests.

How long do we keep your data

We retain all information collected for only as long as is necessary for the afore mentioned purposes, and in line with our retention schedule. For more details on our retention schedule, please email us at contact@osan.co.uk.

What if you think we have incorrect information or you would like a copy of the information we hold about you

Under the General Data Protection Regulation and UK Data Protection Legislation, you may request details of any of your personal information which we hold through a subject access request. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please write to us at the below address or email us at contact@osan.co.uk.

Data Protection Compliance, Osan Limited, Premier House, Second Avenue, Crewe Gates Industrial Estate, Crewe CW1 6BZ

In responding to your subject access request, we will firstly ask you to confirm your identity by providing copies of EITHER your passport OR your driving license. If we do hold information about you, we will provide you with a description of the data, tell you why we are processing your data, inform you who your data has been shared with, and provide you with a copy of your personal data in a legible form or a commonly used electronic form.

If you believe that any information we are holding about you is incorrect or incomplete, please write to us at the above address or email us at contact@osan.co.uk as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

If you would like us to erase or restrict the processing of your personal data, please write to us at the above address or email us at contact@osan.co.uk as soon as possible.

If you wish to make a complaint to the Information Commissioner’s Office on how we process and collect your data, you can do so by contacting their Office at Wycliffe House, Water Lane, Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF. Telephone 0303 123 1113 or 01625 545745.

Controlling your personal information

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:


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.

We store your information on a secure data system that is not accessed by anyone other than osan.co.uk. All staff use login and password controls on our systems.

Where we store your data

Your account data will be collected, stored and processed primarily in the UK. Where we transfer data outside the UK we will ensure we take all reasonable administrative and technical precautions to protect that data including technical, contractual and operational measures such as DPA/SCCs/ TRIAs as appropriate.

We use a number of third parties to operate our service, where these companies are used to process your data we will ensure we have taken appropriate steps to protect your data including DPAs, Risk Assessments and technical measures.

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 the website to which you have navigated. 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 policy. You should exercise caution and study the privacy policy applicable to the website in question.

Sharing your data

We will not routinely sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so or where the company assets are acquired by a third party or otherwise transferred to a third party.

When necessary, we may share your name, address and telephone number with a credit reference or fraud detection agency.

We may share your data with other companies in order to provide our services to you and to operate our business, for example.

How we use cookies

We use cookies to track your browsing behaviour, helping us provide you with a better website by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not.

Cookies are commonly used on websites, do not contain personally identifiable information about you, do not pose a security threat and do not harm your computer. 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. They simplify your experience and mean that you do not have to input your contact details every time you visit the site.

You can decide if and how your computer will accept a cookie by configuring your preferences or options in your browser. However, if you choose to reject cookies, this may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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, before removing the data from the system.

Two types of cookies may be used on this website:

How to contact us

All material on this website, except where specifically stated otherwise, is Copyright 2018 Osan Limited, Premier House, Second Avenue, Crewe Gates Industrial Estate, Crewe CW1 6BZ, Reg. No. 02882757.

Trademarks, service marks and logos displayed on this site belong to Osan Limited. Nothing contained on this site should be construed as granting any licence to use any trademark, service mark or logo displayed on this site.

We are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office as a data controller. Our ICO registration number is ZA856030.

For any questions regarding this privacy policy, please contact our data protection lead at contact@osan.co.uk.

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