Privacy Statement

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Privacy Statement

The North East Norfolk Scout Council take the issue of privacy very seriously and we are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of visitors to our website –

This Privacy Statement sets out our current data processing practices. If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, you should contact our District Commissioner.

1. The information we collect

We may use your personal information to:

  • administer the website;
  • improve your browsing experience by personalising the website;
  • enable your use of the services available on the website;
  • send you email communications in relation to North East Norfolk Scout District;
  • assist us in answering your query, or complaints or compliments, relating to the website, or Scouting, whether in this District or more generally.

2. Registration information

When you are registered with, we will hold your name, role, and possibly email address, phone and mobile phone contact details.

3. Sharing of data

We may share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with other parts of The Scout Association. We will not provide your information to non-Scouting organisations.

In addition to the disclosures reasonably necessary for the purposes identified elsewhere in this privacy policy, we may disclose information about you:

  • to the extent that we are required to do so by law;
  • in connection with any legal proceedings or prospective legal proceedings;
  • in order to establish, exercise or defend our legal rights.

4. Advertising may include interactive advertising for other parts of The Scout Association, and for third parties for fundraising purposes. However, we will not provide your contact details to third parties.

5. Legal jurisdiction

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

6. Further information may as part of it’s normal operation send out information emails.

We may update this privacy policy from time-to-time by posting a new version on our website. You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are informed of current policy. We may also notify you of changes to our privacy policy by email.

7. Security

We take reasonable technical and organisational precautions to prevent the loss, misuse or alteration of your personal information. Data transmission over the internet is inherently insecure, and we cannot guarantee the security of data sent over the internet.

It remains each Leader’s responsibility:

8. Use of cookies by North East Norfolk Scout District

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.

We use Cookie Control from Civic UK as a mechanism for obtaining your consent for the use of cookies on your computer.

The table below explains the cookies we use and why.

Cookie Name Purpose More information
Cookie Control civicAllowCookies This cookie records your response to the Cookie Control pop-up.
Session cookies _wp_session These are session cookies and only last as long as you browser is open These cookies are essential to the running of the site and member areas.

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

YouTube cookies

If we embed videos from a YouTube channel we will do so 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.

9. UK Data Protection Act

You may instruct us to provide you with the personal information we hold about you. Please note that under English law we are entitled to charge you a fee for providing this service.

Please let us know if the personal information which we hold about you needs to be corrected or updated. You can obtain further details about data protection laws with regard to personal information by visiting the UK Information Commissioner’s website.

10. Contacting

If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to, you can contact our District Commissioner.

11. Google Analytics

We do not track visitors to our website using Google Analytics, or other similar service.

However, you may be interested to know that you can opt out of being tracked by Google Analytics across all websites by visiting

12. Disclaimers

The views expressed in the website are not necessarily those of the Scout Association.

Our website may contain links to enable you to visit other websites of related interest. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. We cannot be responsible for the policies of any linked sites and such sites are not governed by the polices of this site. You should check out their Privacy Policies.