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Privacy & Data Protection

1st Finchampstead Scout Group takes protection of the information you give us seriously. We are currently reviewing our data protection and privacy policies in preparation for the enforcement of the General Data Protection Regulation in May 2018.

Online systems we use

We use G Suite for Education from Google, for email and documents. Their Privacy and Security policies are here:

For the waiting list and section management, we hold children and adults’ details in Online Scout Manager. Their Security policy is here:

Adult volunteers details are kept within the Scout Association’s Compass system, which has the following privacy policy:,716&moduleID=10

For all online systems we set appropriate access levels, and encourage adult volunteers to use strong passwords. Where available we also encourage the use of two-factor authentication.

The website

Our website runs on WordPress, which sets the following cookies.


Apart from that, we do not set any other cookies or use tracking services such as Google Analytics.

No personal details are recorded by the website unless you submit a GIft Aid, Waiting List or Minibus Booking form; we are working towards ensuring these form submissions are securely and automatically deleted once processed.