Our privacy policy

Cardiff and Vale Scouts 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

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.

When you submit your information via a contact form, this information is sent via email to representatives on the area team in a database on our website which is hosted in the UK and has access restrictions in place to safeguard the information. Any personal information you submit will periodically be deleted or deleted when we no longer have a need to retain it. We usually also capture your IP address at the time you register.

  1. Sharing of data

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

  1. Legal jurisdiction

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

  1. 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 information.

  1. Cookies

Cookies are small text files that are placed on your computer by websites that you visit. They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

This site uses Google analytics to monitor user behaviour in an anonymous form.

This website does not store any information that would, on its own, allow us to identify individual users of this service without their permission. Any cookies that may be used by this website are used either solely on a per session basis or to maintain user preferences. Cookies are not shared with any third parties.

Most web browsers allow some control of most cookies through the browser settings. To find out more about cookies, including how to see what cookies have been set and how to manage and delete them, visit www.allaboutcookies.org.

To opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites visit http://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout.

YouTube cookies
We embed videos from our official YouTube channel using YouTube’s privacy-enhanced mode. This mode may set cookies on your computer once you click on the YouTube video player, but YouTube will not store personally-identifiable cookie information for playbacks of embedded videos using the privacy-enhanced mode. To find out more please visit YouTube’s embedding videos information page.

  1. The Data Protection Act

If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters you can contact us using this email address: comms@cardiffandvalescouts.org.uk

Please use this address if you wish to request from us a copy of the personal data we hold about you or request in writing via the area office.

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