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This policy sets out the basis on any data or media we use on our website (the “website” means “walthamabbeyscouts.org.uk”).
Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding data and media and how we use it. For the purposes of the General Data Protection Regulations 2018 (the “GDPR”), the data controller is Giles Page, know as (the “Group Scout Leader ”), of Waltham Abbey Scout Group of Elphwood Hall, Cornmill Car Park, Waltham Abbey, Essex. EN9 1RB.

Photographs and Media
1.0 We may use photographs and video media on this website to:
1.1 promote our business
1.2 keep a record of our achievements and goals

2.0 We may collect information about your computer, including where available your IP address, operating system and browser type, for system administration. This is statistical data about our users’ browsing actions and patterns, and does not identify any individual. For the same reason, we may obtain information about your general Internet usage by using a cookie file which is stored on the hard drive of your computer. Cookies contain information that is transferred to your computer’s hard drive. They help us to improve our website and to deliver a better and more personalised service. They enable us:
2.1 to estimate our audience size and usage pattern
2.2 to store information about your preferences, and so allow us to customise our website according to your individual interests
2.3 to recognise you when you return to our website
You may refuse to accept cookies by activating the setting on your browser which allows you to refuse the setting of cookies. However, if you select this setting you may be unable to access certain parts of our website. Unless you have adjusted your browser setting so that it will refuse cookies, our system will issue cookies when you use our website.

General Data
3.0 General data that we use on our website is stored securely on servers with Heart Internet Services (www.heartinternet.uk).
General data means:
3.1 Contact details. We use our section leaders’ names and their telephone number for public enquiries. All our leaders are aware of this, and can be removed at their request.
3.2 Photographs. We can use names to identify individuals if they have achieved a goal that requires praise and when we feel the person(s) should be recognised for their achievement. We only use a Christian name to identify anyone under 18 years of age. General permission is considered granted, Unless we are informed otherwise in writing
3.3 Video Media. We use credits at the end of each of our videos, and we will only identify any individual under 18 years of age, where prior permission has been granted.

Our Terms and your Agreement
By using our website you agree to our terms. We give you access to our website providing the general data, is not used other than for the purpose in this document. We will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that data is treated with respect and in accordance with GDPR.
It is strictly forbidden to use any photographs, video media (except where third party material has been given prior general consent) or copyright material on this website without prior written permission from the owner.

Unfortunately, the transmission of information via the Internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect any data or a persons identity. For this reason, we cannot guarantee the security of our website one hundred per cent.