www.dorsetscouts.org.uk – Privacy Statement

www.dorsetscouts.org.uk and Dorset County Scouts 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 and should be read in conjunction with our Terms & Conditions. If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, you should contact us at it@dorsetscouts.org.uk.

1. The Information we collect

The only circumstances in which we will provide any of your personal data to a third party for non commercial purposes are those contained in this Privacy Policy.

2. Registration information

When you register with www.dorsetscouts.org.uk, we ask for your name, email address and postal code. We usually also capture your IP address at the time you register.

3. Sharing of data

We may share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with other parts of The Scout Association e.g. Scout Headquarters.

4. Advertising

www.dorsetscouts.org.uk does not use any form of external advertising on this site but does offer internal classified adverts for Scouts interest. Occasional notices may be displayed of local offers relating to Scouting.

5. Legal jurisdiction.

All personal information and details held on and processed by computers situated in the United Kingdom.

6. Further information.

www.dorsetscouts.org.uk will as part of it’s normal operation send out to information emails. Members can decide to ask for these emails as they register.

7. Disclosure of data by order of a Court and Security

We reserve the right to communicate a Member’s personal information as 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 Member’s responsibility:

8. Cookies

www.dorsetscouts.org.uk uses small files known as “cookies” to enhance your use of the site. They have the following functions:

To hold Members’ login information. This option can be turned off by switching the “Remember Your Password” option to “No” in your registration details.

To ensure the best use of the www.dorsetscouts.org.uk Service by Members, by means of a temporary cookie. These cookies disappear when the Member’s browser session ends, or if the Member clicks the “sign out” text.

9. 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.

10. Contacting www.dorsetscouts.org.uk

If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to www.dorsetscouts.org.uk, you can contact us using this email address: it@dorsetscouts.org.uk

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.

11. Google Analytics

Visitors to this website who have javascript enabled are tracked using Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects the following types of information from users:

This data is only used to optimize our website for our visitors.

This data DOES NOT include any personalized identification information such as: