Portobello Scouts takes the issue of privacy very seriously and is committed to protecting and respecting our users' privacy online. 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@portobelloscouts.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.

2. Registration information

When you register with www.portobelloscouts.org.uk, we ask for your name, email address, and whether you are over 13.

3. Legal jurisdiction

All personal information and details held on and processed by computers situated in the United Kingdom which are compliant with GDPR.

4. Further information

www.portobelloscouts.org.uk will as part of it's normal operation send out to information emails. Members can decide to ask for these emails as they register.

5. 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:

6. Use of cookies by Portobello Scouts

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

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose
Google Analytics _ga, _gat_gtag_UA_126820566_1, _gid These cookies are used to collect information about how visitors use our site. We use the information to compile reports and to help us improve the site. The cookies collect information in an anonymous form, including the number of visitors to the site, where visitors have come to the site from and the pages they visited. Click here for an overview of privacy at Google
Session cookies PHPSESSID This cookie is used to allow functionality on the site such as viewing secure pages. It is a session cookie and only lasts as long as your browser is open. It is essential for the site to function for this cookie to be enabled.

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 may embed videos from YouTube 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.

7. The Data Protection act

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

8. Contacting www.portobelloscouts.org.uk

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

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

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

To get in contact with The Scout Association with regards to a Subject Access Request (SAR), please email info@portobelloscouts.org.uk.