Privacy Statement

Bedfordshire Scouts takes the issue of privacy very seriously and is committed to protecting and respecting our users' privacy online. This Privacy Statement sets out our current data processing practices. If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, you should contact us at bedscouts@btconnect.com

1. The information we collect

We will not provide any of your personal data to a third party.

We do collect data for specific means eg training courses. That data is not passed to third parties and is deleted once the need for it has passed.

2. Sharing of data

We do not share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with others.  We do not store credit card details nor do we share customer details with any third parties.

3. Advertising

We will not include interactive advertising for other businesses as part of the site operation.

4. Legal Jurisdiction

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

5. Further Information

Bedfordshire Scouts will, as part of it's normal operation, send out information emails.

6. 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.

7. Cookies

This website uses cookies to provide basic functionality during your visit.

Cookies are small files saved to the user’s computer’s hard drive that track, save and store information about the user’s interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website.

We provide a cookie control system that enables you, on your first visit to our website, to allow or disallow the use of cookies on your computer computer / device. 

It is possible that small amounts of data may be left on your computer / device after you have visited our site. Such data in inactive and can be deleted, if required.

All computers can block cookies by activating certain browser settings but please note that if you decide to decline or disable cookies you may experience more limited access to certain parts of our site.

We make no use of advertisers on our site so have no need to enable the collection of any data to support them.

How to block cookies:

In Internet Explorer you can refuse all cookies by clicking Tools > Internet Options > Privacy and select > "Block all cookies"

In Firefox you can block all cookies by clicking Tools > Options and un-check "Accept cookies from sites" in the "Privacy" box.

In Chrome you can block cookies by going to Preference > Advanced > Privacy & Security > Content Settings > Cookies

In Safari you can block cookies by going to Preferences > Privacy > Block all cookies Remember, blocking cookies may impact on the usability of our website.

Deleting Cookies

All web browsers provide a facility for you to review and delete cookies - please note that this action may also have some impact on the usability of our website.

8. Google Analytics

Our website uses Google Analytics to us help analyse how users use our site. 

Google Analytics requires the use of cookies (see above) which assist with the collection of data in anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of our website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is used to review visitor involvement with our website and to compile statistical reports on website user activity.

We do not use Google Analytics to track or collect any personal Information on visitors to our site, and Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by them.

9. The Data Protection act

You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner's website at http://ico.org.uk/for_organisations/data_protection.

10. Contacting Bedfordshire Scouts

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