The purpose of this privacy statement is to inform you about the type of information that we (St Luke’s Maidstone Scout Group) may gather intentionally or unintentionally about you when you visit our website (www.stlukesmaidstonescouts.org.uk), how we may use that information and whether we give it to anyone. It also informs you of the choices you have regarding our use of, and your ability to correct, that information. We reserve the right to change this Statement from time to time, so please check back periodically.
St. Luke’s (Maidstone) Scout Group 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, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
St. Luke’s (Maidstone) Scout Group reserves the right to change this policy from time to time, and will publish these changes on this page. You should check this page from periodically to ensure that you are happy with any changes.
The current policy is effective from January 2015.
1. The Information we collect
We may collect the following information:
Users may supply other personally identifiable information (such as address or telephone numbers) for various purposes on this site. These purposes may include registering to receive e-mail newsletters, requesting further information about our Group, and/or registering to become a member.
St. Luke’s (Maidstone) Scout Group does not collect personal information from you unless you provide it to us. This means that you can visit our site without telling us who you are or revealing any personally identifiable information about yourself.
2. Registration/ Form information
When you register or fill in an online form with www.stlukesmaidstonescouts.org.uk, or our third party facility providers, St. Luke’s (Maidstone) Scout Group will ask for your name, email address and/or postal code. We usually also capture your IP address at the time you register.
3. What we do with the data
When you supply information about yourself for a specific purpose, for exapmple registering or making an enquiry, we use the information for that purpose only. From time to time we may also use your information to contact you for market research or to provide you with information we think would be of interest. We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:
We may share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with other parts of The Scout Association, for example District or County Scout Council.
4. Advertising and Links
5. Email Links and Forms
We use e-mail links and forms located on this site to allow you to contact us directly via e-mail. We use the information provided in your e-mail to respond to your questions or comments. We may also store your comments for future reference. Your personal information is never shared with third parties, unless we have sought your permission first or we have to use a third party to fully answer your enquiry.
6. Disclosure of data by order of a Court and Security
We reserve the right to communicate a user’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 user database. Access to this database is restricted internally. However, it remains each the user’s responsibility:
www.stlukesmaidstonescouts.org.uk and third party providers use small files known as “cookies” to enhance your use of the site. They have the following functions:
To hold Users’ 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 our Service by users, by means of a temporary cookie. These cookies disappear when the user’s browser session ends, or if the users click the “sign off” link.
For further information about cookies please visit http://www.allaboutcookies.org
We embed videos from our own and official Scout Association YouTube channels using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. Youtube may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page (http://support.google.com/youtube/answer/171780?hl=en-GB).
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. Further information
www.stlukesmaidstonescouts.org.uk may as part of it’s normal operation send out information emails. Members can decide to ask for these emails as they register, and indeed request to unsubscribe at any time.
11. Contacting www.stlukesmaidstonescouts.org.uk
If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to www.stlukesmaidstonescouts.org.uk, you can contact us using this email address: firstname.lastname@example.org