Privacy Policy

Your Information and how we use it

4th Chester le Street Scout Group collects information about you to help us provide you with the best possible scouting experience.

We believe that our members have the right to expect that the information we hold about them will be kept confidential and our aim is to maintain full and accurate records about you and keep this information confidential and secure.

We will only use information collected lawfully in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998 and GDPR (General Data Protection Regulations)   

We undertake not to use any information we may hold about you for any purpose other than that for which it was collected, unless we have obtained your consent.

What information do we collect?

We collect information about you and any specific needs we need to be aware of.

We also collect information to help our equality and diversity monitoring.

This information may be recorded in writing, or electronically on a computer, or a mixture of both.

The type of information we will collect:-

How is the information we collect used to help you?

The information we collect may be used to help you in the following ways:

Do we share information about you with anyone?

There are times when it is appropriate for us to share relevant information with others to help us work together for your benefit.    We may, as required, share young people  information with:

The lawful basis on which we use this information

We collect and use your personal data in our legitimate interests, specifically, it helps us to provide excellent quality scouting to you, in a safe and appropriate manner, and therefore, according to the GDPR, we do not require your explicit consent

How we look after your information

We protect your information in the following ways:

Requesting access to your personal data

You can find out if we hold any personal information about you by making a ‘subject access request’ under the Data Protection Act.

If we do hold information about you we will:

If you have a concern about the way we are collecting or using your personal information, we request that you raise your concern with us in the first instance.

Alternatively, you can contact the Information Commissioner’s Office at

Contact Us

Kerry Harris

Assistant Group Scout Leader