Privacy Policy

Greater London Middlesex West Scout County Website Privacy Statement

Greater London Middlesex West Scout County and www.glmwscouts.org.uk take 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.

2. Registration information

When you register with www.glmwscouts.org.uk, we ask for your name and email address. 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 e.g. Scout Shops Ltd.

4. Advertising

www.glmwscouts.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 European Union.

6. Further information.

www.glmwscouts.org.uk will as part of its normal operation send out information emails. Members can decide to ask for these emails as they register.

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 www.glmwscouts.org.uk service when not using it; and
  • to ensure against use by anyone else of the www.glmwscouts.org.uk Service through the machine that Member uses while they are "logged on" to the www.glmwscouts.org.uk Service

8. Cookies

www.glmwscouts.org.uk uses small files known as "cookies" to enhance your use of the site. They are used to hold Members' login information and are automatically removed when you close your browser or log off from the system. 

No personal data is ever stored in these files and are only stored on your computer.

9. The Data Protection Act

You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner's website at www.ico.gov.uk.

10. Contacting www.glmwscouts.org.uk

If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to www.glmwscouts.org.uk, you can contact us using this form.

Please use this form 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.