Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies to you, the User of this Website and Phonix Explorer Scouts, the owner and provider of this Website. Phoenix Explorer Scouts take the privacy of your information very seriously. This privacy policy applies to our use of any and all Data collected by us or provided by you in relation to your use of the Website. This policy does not refer to the data collected for our members outside of the website.

Please read this privacy policy carefully.

Definitions and Interpretations

In this privacy policy, the following definitions are used. In this privacy policy, unless the context requires a different interpretation:

  • the singular includes the plural and vice versa
  • references to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices are to sub-clauses, clauses, schedules or appendices of this privacy policy
  • a reference to a person includes firms, companies, government entities, trusts and partnerships
  • “including” is understood to mean “including without limitation”
  • reference to any statutory provision includes any modification or amendment of it
  • the headings and sub-headings do not form part of this privacy policy

Scope of this Privacy Policy

This privacy policy applies only to the actions of Phoenix Explorer Scouts and Users with respect to this Website. It does not extend to any websites that can be accessed from this Website including, but not limited to, any links we may provide to social media websites.

Data Collected

We may collect the following Data, which includes personal Data, from you:

  • IP address (automatically collected)
  • Web browser type and version (automatically collected)
  • Operating system (automatically collected); in each case, in accordance with this privacy policy

Our use of Data

For purposes of the Data Protection Act 1998 (DPA) and General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), Phoenix Explorer Scouts is the Data Controller. We will retain any Data you submit for 12 months. Data may be shared with Basingstoke East District Scout Council, the Scouting District to which we belong. Unless we are obliged or permitted by law to do so, and subject to any third-party disclosures specifically set out in this policy, your Data will not be disclosed to third-parties. All personal Data is stored securely in accordance with the principles of DPA and GDPR. For more details on security see the clause below (Security). Any or all of the above Data may be required by us from time to time in order to provide you with the best possible service and experience when using our Website.

Links to Other Websites

This Website may, from time to time, provide links to other websites. We have no control over such websites and are not responsible for the content of these websites. This privacy policy does not extend to your use of such websites. You are advised to read the privacy policy or statement of other websites prior to using them.

 

Functionality of the Website

To use all features and functions available on the Website, you may be required to submit certain Data.
You may restrict your internet browser’s use of Cookies. For more information see the clause below (Cookies).

Accessing your Data

You have the right to ask for a copy of any of your personal Data held by Phoenix Explorer Scouts (where such Data is held). This can be achieved by raising a Subject Access Request with Phoenix Explorer Scouts by emailing gdpr@bephoenix.org.uk. One of our leaders will respond to your query to work with you to complete it.

Security

Data security is of great importance to Phoenix Explorer Scouts and to protect your Data we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure Data collected via this Website. We endeavour to do our best to protect your personal Data. However, transmission of information over the internet is not entirely secure and is done at your own risk. We cannot ensure the security of your Data transmitted to the Website.

Cookies

This Website may place and access certain Cookies on your computer. Phoenix Explorer Scouts uses Cookies to improve your experience of using the Website and to improve our range of products and services. Phoenix Explorer Scouts has carefully chosen these Cookies and has taken steps to ensure that your privacy is protected and respected at all times. All Cookies used by this Website are used in accordance with current UK and EU Cookie Law. Before the Website places Cookies on your computer, you will be presented with a message bar requesting your consent to set those Cookies. By giving your consent to the placing of Cookies, you are enabling Phoenix Explorer Scouts to provide a better experience and service to you.

You may, if you wish, deny consent to the placing of Cookies; however certain features of the Website may not function fully or as intended. You can choose to enable or disable Cookies in your internet browser. By default, most internet browsers accept Cookies but this can be changed. For further details, please consult the help menu in your internet browser. You can choose to delete Cookies at any time; however, you may lose any information that enables you to access the Website more quickly and efficiently including, but not limited to, personalisation settings. It is recommended that you ensure that your internet browser is up-to-date and that you consult the help and guidance provided by the developer of your internet browser if you are unsure about adjusting your privacy settings.

Transfers Outside the European Economic Area

Data which we collect from you may be stored and processed in and transferred to countries outside of the European Economic Area (EEA). For example, this could occur if our servers are located in a country outside the EEA or one of our service providers is situated in a country outside the EEA. These countries may not have data protection laws equivalent to those in force in the EEA.
If we transfer Data outside the EEA in this way, we will take steps with the aim of ensuring that your privacy rights continue to be protected as outlined in this privacy policy. You expressly agree to such transfers of Data.

General

You may not transfer any of your rights under this privacy policy to any other person. We may transfer our rights under this privacy policy where we reasonably believe your rights will not be affected. If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this privacy policy (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision will, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this privacy policy will not be affected.

Unless otherwise agreed, no delay, act or omission by a party in exercising any right or remedy will be deemed a waiver of that, or any other, right or remedy. This privacy policy is governed by and interpreted according to English law. All disputes arising under this privacy policy are subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.

Changes to this privacy policy

Phoenix Explorer Scouts reserve the right to change this privacy policy as we may deem necessary from time to time or as may be required by law. Any changes will be immediately posted on the Website and you are deemed to have accepted the terms of the privacy policy on your first use of the Website following the alterations.