Site Privacy and Compliance

Bournemouth Explorer Scouts or B:Mouthy Explorers (BES), Information submitted to to this site though web forms or the forums are moderated and checked by adults (leaders) who have had Criminal Records Bureau checks successfully completed. Forums are moderated and posts are checked and read by leaders.

BES Websites include

www.bournemouthexplorerscouts.co.uk
www.bmouthyexplorers.co.uk
www.bmouthyexplorers.org.uk

BES websites and The Scout Association 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, If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, click here to 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 on BES Website(s), we ask for your name, email address and mobile phone and DOB, any other information supplied is optional. We also capture your IP address at the time you register.

3. Sharing of data
No data collected or voluntarialy entered by visitors or members of the BES website is shared with anyone else, Including the scout assocation.

4. Advertising
Could only be done through our forums this is achieved through posts being created by memebers on this site no third party advertising takes place on this site. With the exception to Easy Fundraising who are our suppliers / service.

5. Legal jurisdiction.
All personal information and details held on and processed by computers situated at Webhosting UK servers are based in the UK and is used as shared hosting.

6. Further information.
BES website(s) will as part of it's normal operation send out to information emails. Members can decide to ask for these emails as they register.

7. Disclosure of data by order of a Court and Police
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 (Webmaster and Admins at Host). However, it remains each Member's responsibility:

* to keep their password secret;
* to protect against unauthorised access to your personel Details;
* to log off from the Forums when not using it

8. Cookies
BES Forums uses small files known as "cookies" to enhance your use of the site. They have the following functions:

To hold Members' login information. This option can be turned off by switching the "Remember Your Password" option to "No" in your registration details.

To ensure the best use of the BES Website(s) by Members, by means of a temporary cookie. These cookies disappear when the Member's browser session ends, or if the Member clicks the "Logout" text.

9. The Data Protection act
You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner's website at www.dataprotection.gov.uk.

10. Contacting BES Website Admins
If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to BES websites, you can contact us using the following email form.

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.

Scouting Compliance

BES website attempts to comply with the following fact sheet:

http://www.scoutbase.org.uk/library/hqdocs/facts/pdfs/fs295207.pdf

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