Girlguiding East Lothian is committed to protecting your privacy. This policy details the information we collect from you when you access the Allison Cargill House (ACH) or Girlguiding East Lothian websites and the steps we take to ensure this information remains confidential.
We collect some basic information from you in order to improve your browsing experience. Except as explained in this policy statement, we will not release any personal information to a third party under any circumstances unless expressly authorised to do so by you, or if we are obliged to do so by law.
Allison Cargill House and Girlguiding East Lothian seeks to ensure that the information published on its websites is up to date and accurate. Allison Cargill House or Girlguiding East Lothian cannot be held responsible for the contents of any pages referenced by an external link. This site and its components are offered for informational purposes only; this site shall not be responsible or liable for the accuracy, usefulness or availability of any information transmitted or made available via the site, and shall not be responsible or liable for any error or omissions in that information.
Any personal data collected through our websites will be treated as confidential in line with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. We collect the following personal information:
This information may be collected from:
This information will be used to:
We need a lawful basis to collect and use your personal data under data protection law. The law allows for six ways to process personal data. Four of these are relevant to Girlguiding East Lothian. We can use process information on the basis of:
Girlguiding East Lothian keeps your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements. We decide how long is appropriate to keep personal data. We do this by considering the amount, nature and sensitivity of the personal data; the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data; the purposes for which we process your personal data, whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the legal requirements.
We do not share or sell your personal information to third-party organisations for marketing, fundraising or campaigning purposes. We would only share your information where we have your consent or where we are required to by law, for example to law enforcement or regulatory bodies.
Personal data may be legally collected and used if it is necessary for a legitimate interest of the organisation using the data, as long as its use is fair and does not adversely impact the rights of the individual concerned. When we use your personal information, we will always consider if it is fair and balanced to do so, and if it is within your reasonable expectations. We will balance your rights and our legitimate interests to ensure that we use your personal information in ways that are not unduly intrusive or unfair. Girlguiding’s legitimate interests include:
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When users enter the Girlguiding East Lothian or ACH websites their computers will automatically be issued with ‘cookies’. Cookies are used to ensure optimal browsing of our sites.
All copyrights on these websites are strictly reserved to Allison Cargill House and Girlguiding East Lothian, including illustrations, pictures, sounds, scripts, animation and any other material appearing on the website. In accessing the Girlguiding East Lothian and ACH websites, you agree that you will use the contents for your own private use, and not make any alterations, store or copy any part of the website without the written permission of Girlguiding East Lothian, in line with the Copyright, Designs and Patents Act 1988.