Privacy Policy

Information collection and use
We may collect basic personal information from you, in order to keep you with informed with information, at your request. At any time, you can request to be removed from our contact database, and you will not hear from us again.

Cookies, IP addresses and statistics
A cookie is a piece of data stored on the user’s hard drive containing information about the user. We do not require any form of login or user account for this website. If a user rejects the cookie, they may still use our site.

An Internet Protocol (IP) address is a numerical identification that your computer or other browsing device sends out. We use cookies and IP addresses to analyse trends, administer the site, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. Cookies and IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.

Secure storage
Only members of West Mercia Scout County who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifiable information.

Sharing
West Mercia Scout County will not, under any circumstances, share with any third party individual IP addresses, email addresses, personal contact details or other information collected through this website.

External links
This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy policy applies solely to information collected by this web site.

Data protection
As we are not classed as a “data controller”, we do not have to notify the Information Commissioner about the information we collect or our practices. Please note however, that we comply meticulously with the eight principles of the Data Protection Act 1998 and understand best practice for managing information.

Questions
If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can contact us.