Privacy Policy

www.bucks-scouts.org.uk and Buckinghamshire 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.

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.bucks-scouts.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 Shops Ltd.

4. Advertising

www.bucks-scouts.org.uk may include interactive advertising for other businesses as part of the site operation. We may use, and provide to third parties, your contact details if you have given us permission to do so.

5. Legal jurisdiction

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

6. Further information

www.bucks-scouts.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:

to keep their password secret;

to protect against unauthorised access to your personel Details;

to log off from the www.bucks-scouts.org.uk Service when not using it; and

to ensure against use by anyone else of the www.bucks-scouts.org.uk Service through the machine that Member uses while they are “logged on” to the www.bucks-scouts.org.uk Service

8. Cookies

www.bucks-scouts.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.bucks-scouts.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 off” 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.