1st Woosehill Scout Group and The Scout Association take the issue of privacy very seriously and we are committed to protecting and respecting our users’ privacy. This Privacy Statement sets out our current data processing practices. If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, you should contact the webmaster.
The Information we collect
When you register with us, we ask for your name, child’s name, email address and postal address, contact number and child’s date of birth. We may capture your IP address at the time you register.
Sharing of data
We may share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with other parts of The Scout Association in the UK.
The site may include interactive advertising for other scouting events as part of the site operation. We may use, and provide to those third parties, your contact details if you have given us permission to do so.
All personal information and details are held on and processed by computers situated in the United Kingdom.
Disclosure of data by order of a Court and Security
We reserve the right to communicate a Member’s personal information we hold to third parties who are empowered by regulation, statute or order of a court.
We have security measures in place to protect our customer database. Access to this database is restricted internally. However, it remains each registered users’ responsibility:
- to keep their password secret
- to protect against unauthorised access to your personel details
- to log off from the website when not using it
- to ensure against use by anyone else of the website while they are “logged on” to the site
- to search and obtain only the data specifically required and allowed for relating to their role
The site uses small files known as “cookies” to enhance your use of the site. These are used to hold Registered users’ login information. This option can be turned off by switching the “Remember Your Password” option to “No” in your registration details.
In addition, session cookies are used to enhance the use of the site. These cookies disappear when the Member’s browser session ends, or if the Member clicks the “sign off” text.
The Data Protection act
You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website at www.dataprotection.gov.uk.
Contacting 1st Woosehill Scout Group
If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to www.scouts.org.uk, you can contact us using this contact form.
Please use this address if you wish to request from us a copy of the personal data we hold about you. Please note that under English law we are entitled to charge you a fee for providing this service.