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Website Policies

Last Edit: 28 March 2010 - Privacy and Personal Details.

From this point on:

  • 'Our' refers to 1st Purton and Lydiard Scout Group.
  • 'Your' refers to you, the user of this website.
  • 'The site' and 'this website' refer to this website in its entirety: the website of the 1st Purton and Lydiard Scout Group.

Use of the Site

Your use of the site constitutes an automatic acceptance of the following terms and conditions. If you do not agree with the terms and conditions of use, you should not make further use of the site.

Content of the site

The site aims to be a resource both to existing members of the group and to those seeking to join the group. It follows the guidelines set down in Factsheet FS295207: 'Developing a Scout Website'.

Privacy and Personal Details

The site tracks visitor hits and records information such as the users screen colour and depth as well as the type of Operating system they have. This information is used purely to see how many people visit the site and to assist design of the website so that it can be tailored to the widest audience possible. No personal details are held by this method and you cannot be identified.

If you use the Email Form to submit information to a Group contact and fill in the boxes required then you are submitting your email address and name. These may be kept for future reference if the recipient thinks they might have to contact you again such as to reply or ask for more information. The information that you provide will not be used for any purpose except in relation with your query.

The server has software installed that records the pages visited and the ISP from which the user originates in a log file. Again, you cannot be contacted or tracked by this method. If you do not wish for your browsing activity on this site to be monitored, you need to stop your use completely.

Usage statistics are also tracked via Google Analytics. This is a subscription-based service designed for enterprise applications, the statistics of which are only accessible by authorised users. The software is run via the Google Analytics server. The software sets a limited amount of cookies in your browser to check for recurring visits etc. Like with the server logs, it is not possible to choose whether your browsing is monitored by this software, unless you switch off all JavaScript functionality in your browser. The data held cannot personally identify you.

If you use the "Remember Me?" function when logging in to the secure area of the site, your username only will be stored in a cookie held on your computer system.


This Privacy statement only covers this website. 1st Purton and Lydiard Scout Group does not accept any responsibility for the content of any external sites linked to this website. If you feel a link should be removed please contact the webmaster.


Any views expressed at any point in this website are not necessarily those of the Group or the Scout Association. Content shall not be seen as authoritive; it provides guidance and suggestions only. We cannot be held liable for and damages/effects whatsoever that arise from the use the site and the content on it. This disclaimer notice also applies to the Programme Reminder Emails.


All the content of this website is copyright. 1st Purton and Lydiard Scout Group hold the content copyright and Andrew Tedstone holds the design/development copyright. The copyright of any photographs on this site is retained by the photographer. Their details may be supplied upon request. Details such as programmes may be saved/printed for reference only. Downloads are available on the understanding that they will be used to enhance Scouting, and for no other purpose. All information within them must be regarded as guidance only.