At 4th Salisbury (Harnham) Scouts we take the issue of confidentiality very seriously and we are committed to safeguarding the privacy of our website visitors. This policy sets out how we will treat your personal information.
1. What information do we collect?
We may collect, store and use the following kinds of personal information:
a) Information about your computer and about your visits to, and use of, this website including your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views, website navigation.
b) Information with regard to demographics, for example, your ethnic group, age group, activity preferences etc.
A cookie consists of information sent by a web server to a web browser, and stored by the browser. The information is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. This enables the web server to identify and track the web browser.
We use “session” cookies on www.harnhamscouts.org.uk. We will use the session cookies to keep track of you whilst you navigate the website. The web application can then tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering information about your preferences.
3.Our Web site is not set up to track, collect or distribute personal information not entered by visitors. Our site logs do generate certain kinds of non-identifying site usage data, such as the number of hits and visits to our sites
Type of user agent (web browser) used, software manufacture and version number.
Type of operating system
Screen colors (color processing ability of the users screen)
Network location and IP address
Can include country, city, state, region, county, or anyother geographic data.
Bandwidth (internet connection speed)
Time of visit
Time spent on each page of the website
Referring site statistics
The website (URI) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (example: clicking on a hyperlink from Yahoo.com that took the user to this website)
Search engine query used (example: 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 optimize our website for our visitors.
This data DOES NOT include any personalized identification information such as:
Bank Account Numbers
Credit Card Information
There may be times when we will need to share information supplied by you, or collected about you, with other areas of the Scout Association. We also reserve the right to share information with third parties who are empowered by regulation or legal empowerment (although thankfully these instances are extremely rare). All information will be used in the strictest of confidence and will NOT under any circumstances be made available to any third parties other than those stated in this clause.
As laid out in this document 4th Salisbury (Harnham) Scouts will make all reasonable endeavors to ensure that your personal information is kept safe.
5. Third party websites
www.harnhamscouts.org.uk contains links to other websites. Please be aware that no member of 4th Salisbury (Harnham) Scout group is responsible for the privacy policies or practices of third party websites.
7. Policy amendments
8. Data Protection Act
You can get more information about the Data Protection Act by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website at www.ico.gov.uk