Terms and Conditions, Privacy Policy and Cookies

Access to, and use of, the West Yorkshire Scouts website is subject to the following Terms and Conditions of use.

West Yorkshire Scouts may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st January 2015.


West Yorkshire Scouts own the copyright and all associated intellectual property rights in the written contents, structure and layout of this Website.

Prior permission, in writing, is required from West Yorkshire Scouts for users or any third party to

  • Copy, or do any other act, in relation to these pages
  • Show the contents of this Website in a frame surrounded by other material in respect of which we have no involvement
  • Include any of the pages of this Website in any commercial document (whether electronic or otherwise) or as part of any material sold or made available for profit in any other way
  • Store or reproduce any part of this Website on another website
  • Communicate, reproduce or otherwise distribute to the public (whether in electronic form or otherwise) any part of this Website for any commercial purpose

Users of this website are permitted to

  • Display the contents of this website on their computer screen
  • Download to a hard drive or print any of these pages (without any changes being made to thereto) for personal (non-commercial) use only
  • Provide a link to this Website from other websites copy parts of this Website to third parties for their own private (non-commercial) use, subject to West Yorkshire Scouts being acknowledged as the source of any such parts and any such third parties being informed that these Terms and Conditions apply to their use and must be strictly adhered to

Important things you need to know !

The material on this website

  • Is provided for general information and interest only, and whilst all reasonable steps are taken to keep the material up to date, complete and accurate, we accept no responsibility for any damage or loss arising from reliance thereon
  • May include links to third party web sites. However, no responsibility is accepted or endorsement intended regarding the contents of, or material contained on, any such third party site

Whilst we take all reasonable steps to try to avoid viruses being present on this website, no responsibility is accepted for any viruses which may affect any material which users download.

About your Privacy

West Yorkshire Scouts is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

West Yorkshire Scouts may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 1st January 2015.

What we collect

We may collect information that is relevant to your membership of West Yorkshire Scouts.

What we do with the information we gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons

  • Internal record keeping
  • We may periodically send promotional email about information which we think you may find interesting using the email address which you
    have provided

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie
helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Controlling your personal information 

As part of The Scout Association we will, at all times abide with the procedures and guidelines given by The Scout Association. Read the Scout Association’s Terms and Conditions. If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.