Privacy

The Scout Association 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 and conditions. If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, you should contact us at info.centre@scout.org.uk.

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 and include issues relating to partnerships between Scouting and schools, the growth of Scouting, the wider 6-25 Programme or any other matter that relates to the delivery of Scouting.

2. Registration information

When you register with www.futureprepared.org.uk, we ask for your name, email address, telephone number, the Group/section you currently volunteer with or School you support and your role within it. We usually also capture your IP address at the time you register.

3. Sharing of data

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

4. Advertising

futureprepared.org.uk may include interactive advertising for other businesses as part of the site operation. We may use, and provide to third parties, your contact details if you have given us permission to do so.

5. Legal jurisdiction

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

6. Further information

futureprepared.org.uk will as part of its normal operation send out to information emails.

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 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 futureprepared.org.uk service when not using it; and
  • to ensure against use by anyone else of the futureprepared.org.uk service through the machine that member uses while they are ‘logged on’ to the futureprepared.org.uk service
  • to search and obtain only the data specifically required and allowed for relating to their role

8. The Data Protection Act

You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner's website at ico.org.uk/for_organisations/data_protection.

10. Contacting The Scout Association

If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to futureprepared.org.uk, you can contact us using this email address: info.centre@scout.org.uk.

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.

11. Google Analytics

Visitors to this website who have javascript enabled are tracked using Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects the following types of information from users:

  • Type of user agent (web browser) used, software manufacture and version number
  • Type of operating system
  • Screen colours (colour processing ability of the user’s screen)
  • Javascript support
  • Flash version
  • Screen resolution
  • Network location and IP address
    • Can include country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data.
    • Hostname
    • Bandwidth (internet connection speed)
  • Time of visit
  • Pages visited
  • Time spent on each page of the website
  • Referring site statistics
    • The website (URL) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (eg clicking on a hyperlink from Yahoo.com that took the user to this website)
    • Search engine query used (eg typing in a phrase into a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine)

This data is only used to optimise our website for our visitors.

This data DOES NOT include any personalised identification information such as:

  • Names
  • Phone numbers
  • Email addresses
  • Mailing addresses
  • Bank account numbers
  • Credit card information