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PRIVACY STATEMENT

worldscoutshops.com and The Scout Association take the issue of privacy very seriously and we are committed to protecting and respecting our users privacy. This Privacy Statement sets out our current data processing practices and should be read in conjunction with our Terms & Conditions. If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, you should contact us at enquiries@worldscoutshops.com

1. The Information we collect

The only circumstances in which we will provide any of your personal data to a third party for non commercial purposes are those contained in this Privacy Policy.

2. Registration information

When you register with worldscoutshops.com, we ask for your name, email address and postal code. We usually also capture your IP address at the time you register.

3. Sharing of data

We may share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with The Scout Association and Scout Shops Limited.

4. Legal jurisdiction.

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

5. Disclosure of data by order of a Court and Security

We reserve the right to communicate a customer's personal information that we hold to third parties who are empowered by regulation, statute or order of a court.
We have security measures in place to protect our customer database. Access to this database is restricted internally. However, it remains each customer's responsibility:

  • to keep their password secret;
  • to protect against unauthorised access to your personal details.

6. Cookies

Cookies are small files that may be placed by a web site on a user's PC. They are used to store information that may be needed while browsing the site, or on a future visit. This may include personal data, or anonymous information such as previously visited pages or items stored in the shopping cart.

worldscoutshops.com uses the following non intrusive cookies.

ACTINIC_CART. Records the session file of the shopping cart.

2. Consent is obtained before use provided agreement to the Terms and Conditions is enforced in the checkout (the default setting), and the Terms and Conditions retain the default cookie statement:

ACTINIC_BUSINESS. The login digest for logged in customers.
ACTINIC_CONTACT. Checkout 'Remember Me' function – stores contact information to avoid the need for re-entering for subsequent orders.

3. Necessary for the correct functioning of the associated elements of the site:

ACTINI_REFERER. Returns the customer to the last page visited after completion of the checkout.
LAST_SECTION_URL. Used by the ‘Back' link on the Product Page, to return the visitor to the correct Section Page.
ACTINIC_RECENT. Records the image filename(s) for the ‘Recently Viewed Products' list, if enabled on website.
CART_CONTENT. Stores the cart value and item count for the shopping cart summary.

None of these four stores personal data. The first two expire on closing the browser. Expiry period of the second two is set in Web | Configure Expiry Periods.

This option can be turned off by switching the "Remember Your Password" option to "No" in your registration details.

7. The Data Protection Act

You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting https://www.gov.uk/data-protection/the-data-protection-act

8. Contacting worldscoutshops.com

If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to worldscoutshops.com, you can contact us using this email address: enquiries@worldscoutshops.com

Please use this address if you wish to request from us a copy of the personal data we hold about you. Please note that under English law we are entitled to charge you a fee for providing this service.

9. Google Analytics

Visitors to this website who have javascript enabled are tracked using Google Analytics. Google Analytics collects the following types of information from users:

  • Type of user agent (web browser) used, software manufacture and version number.
  • Type of operating system
  • Screen colors (color processing ability of the users screen)
  • Javascript support
  • Flash version
  • Screen resolution
  • Network location and IP address
    • Can include country, city, state, region, county, or any other geographic data.
    • Hostname
    • Bandwidth (internet connection speed)
  • Time of visit
  • Pages visited
  • Time spent on each page of the website
  • Referring site statistics
    • The website (URL) the user came through in order to arrive at this website (example: clicking on a hyperlink from Yahoo.com that took the user to this website)
    • Search engine query used (example: typing in a phrase into a search engine like Google, and clicking on a link from that search engine)

This data is only used to optimize our website for our visitors.

This data DOES NOT include any personalized identification information such as:

  • Names
  • Phone Numbers
  • Email Addresses
  • Mailing Addresses
  • Bank Account Numbers
  • Credit Card Information