1. About these terms and conditions
1.1. Access to and use of watfordnorthscouts.org.uk (the website) both within the UK and internationally is provided by Watford North Scout District (WNS). These terms apply to your use of the website and shall take effect immediately from your first use of the website and thereafter. Please note, in order to use the website you must agree to be bound by all the terms provided (Please note, if you do not agree to be bound all the terms herein, WNS does not permit you to access, use and/or contribute to the website).
1.2. WNS may change these terms from time to time and so you should check these on a regular basis. Your continued use of the website will be deemed acceptance of any updated or amended terms. If you do not agree to the changes, you should cease using the website. If there is any conflict between these terms and specific local terms appearing elsewhere on the website then the latter shall prevail in relation to the matter to which it specifically relates.
2. Use of the website
2.1. You agree to use the website only for lawful purposes and in a way that does not infringe the rights of, restrict or inhibit anyone else’s use and enjoyment of the website.
3. Intellectual Property
3.1. All copyright, trade marks, design rights, patents and other intellectual property rights (registered and unregistered) in and on the website and all content (including all applications) located on the website shall remain vested in WNS or its licensors (which includes other users).
3.2. You may not copy, reproduce, republish, disassemble, decompile, reverse engineer, download, post, broadcast, transmit, make available to the public, or otherwise use website content in any way except for your own personal, non-commercial use or non-commercial use directly related to Scouting within the UK. You also agree not to adapt, alter or create a derivative work from any website content except for your own personal use. Any other use of the website content requires the prior written permission of WNS.
3.3. The names, images and logos identifying WNS, The Scout Association (TSA), Scout Shops, Scout Activity Centres or third parties and their products and services are subject to copyright, design rights and trade marks of TSA, WNS and/or third parties. Nothing contained in these terms shall be construed as conferring any licence or right to use any trade mark, design right or copyright of WNS or any other third party.
4. Your contributions to WNS and/or the website
4.1. By sharing any contribution (including any text, photographs, graphics, video or audio) with WNS you agree to grant to the WNS, free of charge, permission to use the material in any way it wants (including modifying and adapting it for operational and editorial reasons) for WNS’s services in any media worldwide (including on WNS’s site accessed by international users). In certain circumstance WNS may also share your contribution with trusted third parties.
4.2. Copyright in your contribution will remain with you and this permission is not exclusive, so you can continue to use the material in any way including allowing others to use it.
4.3. In order that WNS can use your contribution, you confirm that your contribution is your own original work, is not defamatory and does not infringe any UK laws, that you have the right to give WNS permission to use it for the purposes specified above, and that you have the consent of anyone who is identifiable in your contribution or the consent of their parent/carer if they are under 16.
4.4. WNS my show your name with your contribution, unless you request otherwise, but for operational reasons this is not always possible. WNS may need to contact you for administrative or verification purposes in relation to your contribution, or in relation to particular projects.
4.5. Please do not endanger yourself or others, take any unnecessary risks or break any laws when creating content you may share with WNS.
4.6. If you do not want to grant WNS the permission set out above on these terms, please do not submit or share your contribution to or with the website.
5. Disclaimers and limitation of liability
5.1. The website content, including the information, names, images, pictures, logos and icons regarding or relating to WNS, its products and services (or to third party products and services), is provided ‘AS IS’ and on an ‘AS AVAILABLE’ basis. To the extent permitted by law, WNS excludes all representations and warranties (whether express or implied by law), including the implied warranties of satisfactory quality, fitness for a particular purpose, non-infringement, compatibility, security and accuracy. WNS does not guarantee the timeliness, completeness or performance of the website or any of the content. While we try to ensure that all content provided by WNS is correct at the time of publication no responsibility is accepted by or on behalf of WNS for any errors, omissions or inaccurate content on the website.
5.2. WNS does not warrant that functions available on the website will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that the website or the server that makes it available are free of viruses or bugs. You acknowledge that it is your responsibility to implement sufficient procedures and virus checks (including anti-virus and other security checks) to satisfy your particular requirements for the accuracy of data input and output.
Watford North Scout District takes 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 [email protected]
1. The Information we collect
2. Sharing of data
We may share data supplied by you (or collected about you) with other parts of The Scout Association e.g. Scout Shops Ltd.
3. Legal jurisdiction
All personal information and details held on and processed by computers situated in the United Kingdom.
4. Disclosure of data by order of a Court and Security
We reserve the right to communicate a Member’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 Member’s responsibility:
- to keep their password secret;
- to protect against unauthorised access to your personal Details;
- to log off from the www.scouts.org.uk Service when not using it; and
- to ensure against use by anyone else of the watfordnorthscouts.org.uk Service through the machine that Member uses while they are “logged on” to the watfordnorthscouts.org.uk Service
watfordnorthscouts.org.uk uses small files known as “cookies” to enhance your use of the site. They have the following functions:
- To hold Members’ login information. This option can be turned off by switching the “Remember Your Password” option to “No” in your registration details.
- To ensure the best use of the watfordnorthscouts.org.uk Service by Members, by means of a temporary cookie. These cookies disappear when the Member’s browser session ends, or if the Member clicks the “sign off” text.
6. The Data Protection act
You can obtain further information about data protection laws by visiting the Information Commissioner’s website at www.dataprotection.gov.uk.