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Exterior, Penicuik storehouse Midlothian Near Edinburgh

Welcome to the Penicuik Storehouse





We are a community-owned cooperative, run mainly by volunteers. Our mission is to bring our community together, to promote sustainable living and encourage healthy eating for all. 


We stock organic fresh produce, groceries, household products and toiletries that are local, environmentally friendly, or fair trade to help enable people to live a healthier and more sustainable life.

We have a refillery where you can refill your own containers with a variety of dry foods as well as detergents & toiletries

We provide a platform for local artisans to sell their handmade items; we have pottery, drawings, textiles, cards, candles, books and much more.


We serve a wide selection of teas, coffees, cakes, scones, soups, filled rolls and specials made daily in our cozy café.


This is your community, and we can help! A core part of our ethos is to ensure that everyone has access to healthy food. Some of the ways we fulfill that mission are:

  • We provide a free of charge Community meal in the store every Wednesday 12.30-2.00pm

  • We support Food Facts Friends with freshly made hot soup three days a week and collect food donations for them to distribute

  • We run a "pay-it-forward" scheme to support those who cannot afford a coffee and a meal


Everyone is welcome at the Storehouse

  • We provide a warm space powered by our wood burning stove

  • We provide a dedicated community space for a wide variety of peer groups to meet free of charge.

  • We provide training opportunities for those having difficulty accessing traditional education

  • We support vulnerable adults in gaining skills and opportunities to socialise


We are proud to work together with a variety of other community projects and charities.


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What type of information do we collect?

We receive, collect and store any information you enter on our website or provide us in any other way. In addition, we collect the Internet protocol (IP) address used to connect your computer to the Internet; login; e-mail address; password; computer and connection information and purchase history. We may use software tools to measure and collect session information, including page response times, length of visits to certain pages, page interaction information, and methods used to browse away from the page. We also collect personally identifiable information (including name, email, password, communications); payment details (including credit card information), comments, feedback, product reviews, recommendations, and personal profile.

How do we collect information?

When you conduct a transaction on our website, as part of the process, we collect personal information you give us such as your name, address and email address. Your personal information will be used for the specific reasons stated above only.

Why do we collect such personal information?

We collect such Non-personal and Personal Information for the following purposes:

  1. To provide and operate the Services;

  2. To provide our Users with ongoing customer assistance and technical support;

  3. To be able to contact our Visitors and Users with general or personalized service-related notices and promotional messages;

  4. To create aggregated statistical data and other aggregated and/or inferred Non-personal Information, which we or our business partners may use to provide and improve our respective services; 

  5. To comply with any applicable laws and regulations.

How do we store, use, share and disclose your personal information?

Our company is hosted on the platform. provides us with the online platform that allows us to sell our products and services to you. Your data may be stored through’s data storage, databases and the general applications. They store your data on secure servers behind a firewall. 

All direct payment gateways offered by and used by our company adhere to the standards set by PCI-DSS as managed by the PCI Security Standards Council, which is a joint effort of brands like Visa, MasterCard, American Express and Discover. PCI-DSS requirements help ensure the secure handling of credit card information by our store and its service providers.

How do we communicate with site visitors?

We may contact you to notify you regarding your account, to troubleshoot problems with your account, to resolve a dispute, to collect fees or monies owed, to poll your opinions through surveys or questionnaires, to send updates about our company, or as otherwise necessary to contact you to enforce our User Agreement, applicable national laws, and any agreement we may have with you. For these purposes we may contact you via email, telephone, text messages, and postal mail.

How do site visitors withdraw consent?

If you don’t want us to process your data anymore, please contact us at

Privacy Policy Updates

We reserve the right to modify this privacy policy at any time, so please review it frequently. Changes and clarifications will take effect immediately upon their posting on the website. If we make material changes to this policy, we will notify you here that it has been updated, so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we use and/or disclose it. 

Information Requests

If you would like to: access, correct, amend or delete any personal information we have about you, you are invited to contact us at

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