Yarnton Scout Group takes 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.
1. The Information we collect
2. Sharing of data
We may share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with parts of The Scout Association.
3. Legal jurisdiction
All personal information and details held on and processed by computers situated in the United Kingdom.
4. 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 user database. which is only used to control access for website editing and admin. We do not hold or store addresses or other personal information. Young Peoples details are not held at all.
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 personal Details;
- to log off from the www.yarntonscouts.org.uk when not using it; and
- to ensure against use by anyone else of the www.yarntonscouts.org.uk website through the machine that Member uses while they are “logged on” to the Website.
5. 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.
6. Contacting Yarnton Scouts
If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to Yarnton Scouts, you can contact us using our contact form./a
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A cookie is a small amount of data, which often includes a unique identifier that is sent to your computer or mobile phone (referred to here as a “device”) browser from a website’s computer and is stored on your device’s hard drive. Each website can send its own cookie to your browser if your browser’s preferences allow it, but (to protect your privacy) your browser only permits a website to access the cookies it has already sent to you, not the cookies sent to you by other websites.
Many websites do this whenever a user visits their website in order to track online traffic flows (statistics).
Most big websites or internet service providers do this too.
Cookies help the site remember your settings – language, font size and other preferences for how you want to view the site on your computer – so you don’t have to keep re-entering them whenever you come back to us.
Our cookies are not used to identify you personally. They’re just there to make the site work better for you and store your user preferences.
You may delete and block cookies from this site via your web browser, but parts of the website may not work and you may have to manually adjust some preferences every time you visit the site.
By using our website, you agree that we can place these types of cookies on your device.
Third Party Cookies on Yarnton Scouts pages
Please note that during your visits to Yarnton Scouts websites you may notice some cookies that are not related to Yarnton Scouts. When you visit a page with content embedded from, for example, YouTube or Flickr, you may be presented with cookies from these websites. Yarnton Scouts does not control the dissemination of these cookies. You should check the third party websites for more information about these.
Yarnton Scouts does not currently use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. but may do so in future. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of website(s) and compile reports for us on website activity. Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google.
For more information on the cookie set by Google Analytics, including information on how to opt out please go to: http://www.google.com/intl/en/privacypolicy.html
By using our website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above should we decide to use the service.
Viewing a Cookie
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How you can control cookies
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