Privacy Policy

This policy sets out the basis on which we will process personal data we collect from you, or that you provide to us, as a result of your use of the website Please read the following carefully to understand our views and practices regarding your personal data and how we will treat it. If you do not accept this Privacy Policy, please discontinue use of our website immediately.

Privacy Policy (2018, GDPR Compliant)

This privacy policy sets out how 9th Ormskirk Scout Group (The Group) uses and protects any information you submit when using this website.

The Group is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should The Group ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

The Group may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes.

This policy is effective from 26/04/2024 and complies with the GDPR Regulations that came into force on the 25th May 2018.

What information do we collect?

The Group collects the following information using a contact form featured on various pages throughout the site:

  • Name
  • Contact information including email address
  • Scouting section your child belongs to (if applicable).

If you choose to make an application for your child to join one of our scouting sections then you will need to submit the following information:

  • Name
  • Contact information including your address, telephone number and email address
  • Child’s name, age, date of birth, school
  • Additional guardian name and contact information including their address, telephone number and email address
  • Medical details including GP surgery and address and any relevant medical conditions

What we do with the information

By sending us a message, using the contact form or sending us an email, you actively consent to us collecting the aforementioned personal information – the same applies when you apply to join us.

We will only use this information to respond to your enquiry or render a service to you, and will not sell or otherwise share this information to any third parties. We will only retain this information for as long as necessary to fulfil our service to you, or until you choose to delete your account with us.

Fair and lawful processing

The Group is committed to fairly and lawfully processing data in accordance to your rights. This means The Group should not process your data unless you have consented to this happening.


The Group have systems in place ensuring that your information is secure. To prevent any unauthorised access or disclosure, The Group have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure any personal information The Group collects through the website.

Your rights in regards to the information The Group holds

At any time you have the right to request a copy of all the personal information that The Group holds about you. You also have the right for this information to be deleted.

You will not be charged for a copy of this data, however if your request is deemed to be particularly demanding, a fee may be applied.

To request a copy of your personal information or to make a request for deletion, send us a written message to:
9th Ormskirk Scout Group, 9th Ormskirk Scout HQ, Christ Church, Long Lane, Aughton L39 4SX

Or send us an email to:


You can read our cookie policy here.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that The Group does not have any control over that other website. Therefore, The Group cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement.

You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Third-party processors

In order to deliver our services The Group sometimes use third parties to process personal data on our behalf. The Group have chosen each of these third parties based on the service they provide us, as well as their proven capability of complying with current data regulations.

The management of the hosting is undertaken by Peak Internet, as such they have access to our site and any of the information that is on it. You can read about how they process our data by clicking here.

Thank you for reading our Privacy Policy – please direct any queries you may have to: