Protecting your privacy

11th Folkestone (St. John’s) 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 here

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. Sharing of data

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

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 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 personal details
  • to log off from the Online Scount Manager service when not using it
  • and to ensure against use by anyone else of the Online Scount Manager service through the machine that Member uses while they are “logged on” to the Online Scount Manager service

5. Cookies

11thfolkestonescouts.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 11thfolkestonescouts.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.

To distinguish users and sessions and stores the traffic source or campaign that explains how the user reached and interacted with the website.

6. The Data Protection act

You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website at  https://ico.org.uk/for-organisations/guide-to-data-protection/.

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