Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

West Leeds District Scout Council 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 practice.  If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, you should contact us at

The information we collect

Any personal information you provide to us including and similar to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of The Scout Association (UK).


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

Sharing Data

We may share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with other parts of The Scout Association (e.g. Scout Association Head Quarters).

Legal jurisdiction

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

Disclosure of data by order of a Court and Security

We reserve the right to communicate a customer’s personal information as 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.

The Data Protection Act  and General Data Protection Regulations

Data protection is currently regulated under the Data Protection Act (DPA),  the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will apply from the 25th May 2018.
You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website at
The Data Controller is the West Leeds District Scout Council Trustee Board.  The District Technology Team is a Data Processor for West Leeds District Scout Council.


If you want to contact us to raise any questions about this privacy statement, or any general matters relating to, you can contact us using this email address:
Please click here if you wish to request from us a copy of the personal data the District website holds about you. Please note that under English law we are entitled to charge you a fee for providing this service.
Remember The Risks Whenever You Use The Internet
While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to West Leeds District Scout Council and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through Mersey Weaver District Scout Council have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions.
Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.

External Sites

West leeds District Scout Council is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of external sites before disclosing any personal information.