This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which 1st Ince and Elton Scout Group collects, uses, maintains and discloses information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.1stinceandelton.org.uk website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to our website only.

For more information on how we use our members personal data, please refer to our ‘Data Privacy Notice’ which is accessible by clicking here.

Personal Identification Information

We may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our site, register on the site and forums, subscribe to the newsletter, fill out a form, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we make available on our Site.

Users may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, phone number, date of birth. Users may, however, visit our Site anonymously. We will collect personal identification information from Users only if they voluntarily submit such information to us.

Users can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent them from engaging in certain Site related activities.

Non-Personal Identification Information

We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser name, the type of computer and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers utilized and other similar information.

Cookies

A “cookie” is a small data text file that is placed in your browser and allows 1st Ince and Elton Scout Group to recognise you each time you visit this site. You can find out how we use Cookies by reading our ‘Cookie Policy’ which can be found by clicking here.

How we use collected information

1st Ince and Elton Scout Group may collect and use Users personal information for the following purposes:

  • To allow interaction with our Site
    Certain parts of our website require a user account to allow interaction. This includes our online Shop and our Forums.
  • To personalize user experience
    We may use information in the aggregate to understand how our Users as a group use the services and resources provided on our Site.
  • To improve our Site
    We may use feedback you provide to improve our products and services.
  • To send periodic emails
    We may use the email address to send User information and updates pertaining to their order. It may also be used to respond to their inquiries, questions, and/or other requests. If User decides to opt-in to our mailing list, they will receive emails that may include company news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If at any time the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email or User may contact us via our Site.

How we protect your information

We adopt appropriate data collection, storage and processing practices and security measures to protect against unauthorized access, alteration, disclosure or destruction of your personal information, username, password, transaction information and data stored on our Site.

Sharing your personal information

1st Ince and Elton Scout Group respects your privacy! Any personal information you provide to us will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of 1st Ince and Elton Scout Group.

Third party website

1st Ince and Elton Scout Group is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of external sites before disclosing any personal information.

Remember the risks whenever you use the internet

While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to 1st Ince and Elton Scout Group and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through 1st Ince and Elton Scout Group have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions.

Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.

Our use of Google Analytics

This website uses Google Analytics to help analyze how users use the site. The tool uses “cookies,” which are text files placed on your computer, to collect standard Internet log information and visitor behavior information in an anonymous form. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including IP address) is transmitted to Google. This information is then used to evaluate visitors’ use of the webiste and to compile statistical reports on website activity for 1st Ince and Elton Scout Group.

We will never (and will not allow any third party to) use the statistical analytics tool to track or to collect any Personally Identifiable Information (PII) of visitors to our site. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither we nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user. We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any Personally Identifiable Information from any source, unless you explicitly submit that information via a fill-in form on our website.

Changes to this privacy policy

1st Ince and Elton Scout Group has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. When we do, we will revise the updated date at the bottom of this page. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

This Privacy Policy was last updated on Saturday 26th May 2018.