Privacy Policy

Keeping your personal information safe and secure

Chelmsford District Scout Council respects your privacy
Chelmsford District Scout Council take the issue of privacy very seriously and we are committed to protecting and respecting the privacy of our members, their families and users of this website. This Privacy Statement sets out our current data processing practice.  If you have any queries or concerns regarding these practices, you should contact us.

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).

Online forms

When you complete a form on this website (, we ask for several bits of personal information such as your name, email address, telephone number, date of birth and address. This information is only requested to assist us in answering your enquiry or request and will not be used for any purpose other than for what it’s submitted for. We may also capture information such as your IP address and browser information to help us in combatting malicious form submissions.

Sharing Data

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

Legal jurisdiction

Our website is hosted, and data processed within the United Kingdom.

Disclosure of data by order of a Court and Security

We reserve the right to communicate a member or user’s personal information held by us, to third parties who are empowered by regulation, statute or order of a court. We have measures in place to protect our website’s database and any notifications generated by form submissions. Access to this database is restricted internally.

All form submissions on this website take place over an SSL-secured connection, ensuring that data is encrypted at rest and in transit.


A “cookie” is a small data text file that is placed in your browser and allows Chelmsford District Scout Council use cookies to recognise you each time you visit this site (customisation etc). Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and Chelmsford District Scout Council does not use cookies to collect personal information. Cookies may also be used by 3rd party content providers such as newsfeeds and analytics.

The Data Protection Act  and General Data Protection Regulations

Data protection is regulated under the the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website. The Data controller for this website is the Chelmsford 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. If you wish to request a copy of any personal data this website holds about you, you are entitled to do so under the GDPR.
Please click here if you wish to request from us a copy of the personal data the District website holds about you.

External Sites

Throughout our website, we link to various other websites. Chelmsford District Scout Council is not responsible for the content of any other websites (except You are advised to read the appropriate policies for third-party websites before providing any information.