1.1 We are committed to safeguarding the privacy of the visitors and customers of the BBS and BGS Website and Web Shop.
1.2 This policy applies where we are acting as a data controller with respect to the personal data of the visitors and customers of the BBS and BGS Website and Web Shop; in other words, where we determine the purposes and means of the processing of that personal data.
1.4 Our website incorporates privacy controls, which affect how we will process your personal data. By using the privacy controls, you can specify whether you would like to receive direct marketing communications and limit the publication of your information. If you have an account for our Web Shop, you can access the privacy controls via http://bbsandbgs.org.uk/shop/index.php?route=account/newsletter
1.5 In this policy, "we", "us" and "our" refer to The British Boy Scouts and Girl Scouts Association
2.1 This document was created using a template from SEQ Legal (https://seqlegal.com).
How we use your personal data
3.1 In this Section 3 we have set out:
· the general categories of personal data that we may process;
· in the case of personal data that we did not obtain directly from you, the source and specific categories of that data;
· the purposes for which we may process personal data; and
· the legal bases of the processing.
3.2 We may process data about your use of our website and web shop ("usage data"). The usage data may include: your IP address, geographical location, browser type and version, operating system, referral source, length of visit, page views and website navigation paths, as well as information about the timing, frequency and pattern of your service use. The source of the usage data is Google analytics. This usage data may be processed for the purposes of analysing the use of the website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely monitoring and improving our website and services.
3.3 We may process your account data ("account data"). The account data may include your name and email address. The source of the account data is you. The account data may be processed for the purposes of operating our website, providing our services, ensuring the security of our website and services, maintaining back-ups of our databases and communicating with you. The legal basis for this processing is your consent in the creation of an account.
3.6 We may process information that you post for publication on our website or through our services ("publication data"). The publication data may be processed for the purposes of enabling such publication and administering our website and services. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business
3.7 We may process information contained in any enquiry you submit to us regarding goods and/or services ("enquiry data"). The enquiry data may be processed for the purposes of offering, marketing and selling relevant goods and/or services to you. The legal basis for this processing is your consent.
3.8 In regard to the Web Shop, we may process information relating to transactions, including purchases of goods and services that you enter into with us and/or through our website ("transaction data"). The transaction data may include:
· Your delivery address, so that we can deliver the item to you.
· Your scout group name if you are a member of the BBS/BGS Association, so that we can confirm that you are entitle to items at a discounted rate.
· Your contact details, so that we can contact you to keep you apprised of your order.
· Your PayPay e-mail account name, so that we can use the PayPal payment gateway to charge your account.
· The items you have ordered and the quantity and size of those items, so that we can pick and deliver these items for you.
The transaction data may be processed for the purpose of supplying the purchased goods and services and keeping proper records of those transactions. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract and our legitimate interests, namely our interest in the proper administration of our website and business
3.9 We may process information that you provide to us for the purpose of subscribing to our email notifications and/or newsletters ("notification data"). The notification data may be processed for the purposes of sending you the relevant notifications and/or newsletters. The legal basis for this processing is the performance of a contract between you and us and/or taking steps, at your request, to enter into such a contract
3.10 We may process information contained in or relating to any communication that you send to us ("correspondence data"). The correspondence data may include the communication content and metadata associated with the communication. Our website will generate the metadata associated with communications made using the website contact forms. The correspondence data may include:
· Your name, so that we can address you.
· Your e-mail address and location, so that we can reply to you.
· Optionally in regards to membership enquiries, your postal address so that we can determine the group(s) near you.
· Optionally, you phone number, should you wish for us to contact you via that method.
· Optionally, what section you or child is enquiring about joining.
· Optionally, you or your child’s date of birth, for new membership enquiries so that we can determine the best section for you or your child.
· Free text that represents the nature of your enquiry.
The correspondence data may be processed for the purposes of communicating with you and record-keeping. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper administration of our website and business and communications with users.
3.12 We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the protection and assertion of our legal rights, your legal rights and the legal rights of others.
3.13 We may process any of your personal data identified in this policy where necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, or obtaining professional advice. The legal basis for this processing is our legitimate interests, namely the proper protection of our business against risks.
3.14 In addition to the specific purposes for which we may process your personal data set out in this Section 3, we may also process any of your personal data where such processing is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
3.15 Please do not supply any other person's personal data to us, unless we prompt you to do so.
Providing your personal data to others
4.1 We may disclose your personal data to any member of our group of companies (this means our subsidiaries, our ultimate holding company and all its subsidiaries) insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes, and on the legal bases, set out in this policy.
4.2 We may disclose your personal data to our insurers and/or professional advisers insofar as reasonably necessary for the purposes of obtaining or maintaining insurance coverage, managing risks, obtaining professional advice, or the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
4.4 Financial transactions relating to the Web Shop may be handled by our payment services provider, PayPal. We will share transaction data with our payment services providers only to the extent necessary for the purposes of [processing your payments, refunding such payments and dealing with complaints and queries relating to such payments and refunds]. You can find information about the payment services providers' privacy policies and practices at https://www.paypal.com/uk/webapps/mpp/ua/legalhub-full
4.6 In addition to the specific disclosures of personal data set out in this Section 4, we may disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person. We may also disclose your personal data where such disclosure is necessary for the establishment, exercise or defence of legal claims, whether in court proceedings or in an administrative or out-of-court procedure.
International transfers of your personal data
5.3 The hosting facilities for our website are situated in the United Kingdom
5.5 You acknowledge that personal data that you submit for publication through our website or services may be available, via the Internet, around the world. We cannot prevent the use (or misuse) of such personal data by others.
Retaining and deleting personal data
6.1 This Section 6 sets out our data retention policies and procedure, which are designed to help ensure that we comply with our legal obligations in relation to the retention and deletion of personal data.
6.2 Personal data that we process for any purpose or purposes shall not be kept for longer than is necessary for that purpose or those purposes.
6.3 We will retain your personal data as follows:
Transaction data and account data will be stored as long as you have an account with the Web Shop. You can request that your account be removed by contacting the Web Shop administrator via email@example.com
Correspondence data and enquiry data will be stored as long as it is required to handle your request. After the correspondence has been actioned, it will be retained for three-months to protect against cases whereby an issue has recurred or further correspondence is required built on the previous correspondence.
6.5 Notwithstanding the other provisions of this Section 6, we may retain your personal data where such retention is necessary for compliance with a legal obligation to which we are subject, or in order to protect your vital interests or the vital interests of another natural person.
7.1 We may update this policy from time to time by publishing a new version on our website.
7.2 You should check this page occasionally to ensure you are happy with any changes to this policy.
8.1 You may instruct us to provide you with any personal information we hold about you; provision of such information will be subject to:
· the payment of a fee (currently fixed at GBP 10); and
· the supply of appropriate evidence of your identity (for this purpose, we will usually accept a photocopy of your passport certified by a solicitor or bank plus an original copy of a utility bill showing your current address).
8.2 We may withhold personal information that you request to the extent permitted by law.
8.3 You may instruct us at any time not to process your personal information for marketing purposes.
8.4 In practice, you will usually either expressly agree in advance to our use of your personal information for marketing purposes, or we will provide you with an opportunity to opt out of the use of your personal information for marketing purposes.
8.5 You can view and modify information that we store about you on the Web Shop from your account page, which you may access here http://bbsandbgs.org.uk/shop/index.php?route=account/edit
9.1 A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server.
9.2 Cookies may be either "persistent" cookies or "session" cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed.
9.3 Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.
Cookies that we use
Cookies used by our service providers
12.1 Most browsers allow you to refuse to accept cookies and to delete cookies. The methods for doing so vary from browser to browser, and from version to version. You can however obtain up-to-date information about blocking and deleting cookies via these links:
· https://support.apple.com/kb/PH21411 (Safari); and
12.2 Blocking all cookies will have a negative impact upon the usability of many websites.
12.3 If you block cookies, you will not be able to use all the features on our website.
13.1 This website is owned and operated by the British Boy Scouts and British Girl Scouts Association
13.2 We are a registered charity in England and Wales under registration number 288631
13.4 You can contact us using our website contact form: http://bbsandbgs.org.uk/contactus.php