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Privacy Statement

Privacy Statement

At Great Notley Scouts we take the issue of privacy very seriously and we are committed to protecting and respecting our users' privacy as well as the privacy of our members. This Privacy Statement sets out our current data processing practices and should be read in conjunction with our other terms & conditions. If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, you should contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." data-scaytid="1">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

1. The Information we collect

We collect usage statistics regarding visitors to our site. This information cannot be used to personally identify you and is used for the purposes of determining and monitoring only the popularity of the site and helping us to improve. The processes used here are standardised processes employed by many websites and include the length of visits, return visits, the pages viewed, the type of browser, screen size, location and internet speed. If you have any concerns or queries regarding the information that may be captured please contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." data-scaytid="2">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

2. Registration information

When you register with, we ask for your name, email address and some other appropriate information. This will be stored on our computer system but will not be passed to any other third party. We mayy also capture your IP address at the time you register During registration, we will make best endeavors to validate that you are a valid member of the Great Notley Scouts Group or an appropriate affiliate (e.g. parent or carer). This is to protect our members and ensure that access to information about the group members will be protected.

3. Sharing of data

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

4. Advertising may include interactive advertising for other businesses as part of the site operation. They may collect information about your use. By clicking on any advertising banners, you are consenting to their terms and conditions.

5. Legal jurisdiction.

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

6. Further information. will as part of it's normal operation send out to information emails/newsletters. Members can decide to ask for these emails as they register or subsequently. In addition, by registering, it will be feasible for other registered members to contact you through the site and by registering you confirm that you are consenting to this activity. However, your email address will not be disclosed during this contact unless you are the initiator.

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 make best endeavours to protect our customer database. Access to this database is restricted. 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 site when not using it; and
  • to ensure against use by anyone else of the Service through the machine that Member uses while they are "logged on" to the Service

8. Cookies uses small files known as "cookies" to enhance your use of the site.

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer's hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.
Since May 2012, to comply with EU legislation, we also allow you to explicitly opt out of the cookies used on our site. For your information, the cookies in use are as follows:
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Collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Google Analytics Privacy Policy. You can choose to opt out of Google Analytics.


Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

10. The Data Protection act

You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner's website at

10. Contacting

If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to you can contact us using this email address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it." data-scaytid="25">This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Please use this address if you wish to request from us a copy of the personal data we hold about you. Please note that under English law we are entitled to charge you a fee for providing this service.

Last Updated on Sunday, 03 June 2012 22:54

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