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Like many organisations, we monitor the use of this website by collecting statistical user information. No personally identifiable data is collected in this process. Typically, we collect information about the number of visitors to the website and how they interact with it. This information is used to understand and improve the experience of visitors to this website.

Data Protection

Information you submit through this website or in person, including when completing forms, may contain personal information, such as your name, telephone number, email address, health data and IP address. We use this information to process membership applications, to keep you informed about Scouting activities and events you are interested in and to keep young people safe during Scouting activities and events.

We only collect such information as is necessary and relevant for these purposes in accordance with the Policy, Organisation and Rules of the Scout Association. We take all reasonable steps to ensure the information we hold is secure, accurate and up-to-date. You can help us by telling us when relevant information (such as telephone numbers or email addresses) changes.

We limit access to personal information to Bridestowe Scout Group warranted leaders and other authorised persons within the Scout Association who need access to that information to process membership applications and provide Scouting events and activities. Exceptionally, we may share personal information with third parties where this is necessary (for example, for health and safety reasons) to deliver activities and events using external instructors or facilitators, or where required to do so by law.

You are entitled to access the information we hold about you on request. If you require any clarification or further information, please contact us.