Privacy Policy

Privacy and Security

The TCICC is committed to ensuring that your privacy and personal information is protected, and we take great care in how we manage our cadets’ and instructors’ information. We will only ever ask for the minimum information needed to help us provide safe training and events and we hold this information securely. We will also only ask for the minimum information we need to help you when you apply to join the TCICC as a cadet or as a volunteer

Turks and Caicos Islands Cadet Corps

This Privacy Policy governs the manner in which Turks and Caicos Islands Cadet Corps Services collects, uses, maintains information collected from users (each, a “User”) of the www.tcicadetcorps.com website (“Site”). This privacy policy applies to the Site and all products and services offered by Turks and Caicos Island Cadet Corps Services.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

 To help us manage the performance of our website we gather:

  • Details of your visit to this website, including: pages viewed, time spent on site and individual pages, date and time of visit to the website.
  • Details about the device used to visit this website, including: IP address, screen size, type of device, e.g. phone or PC, country location.

If you are applying to become an adult instructor or a cadet we will request some of the following information:

  • Full name.
  • Your contact details (phone number/s and/or email address).
  • Your date of birth, where relevant.
  • Your parents’ / guardians’ names (if you are applying to join as a cadet).
  • Your parents’ / guardians’ contact details (if you are applying to join as a cadet).
  • Demographic information such as home postcode and unit preferences, so we can put you in contact with the relevant TCICC HQ.
  • Information on significant disability or mobility issues (if you are applying as an adult).
  • Your previous experience with the Cadets or Regular/Reserve Forces, where relevant.

If you have completed an expression of interest to join the Army Cadet Force, we will use your contact information:

  • To provide your closest TCICC HQ with your details so that they can follow this up with you in person.
  • To reply to any queries you have raised and to provide you with answers and/or the information you have requested.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

An anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. The Gravatar service privacy policy is available here: //automattic.com/privacy/. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

Media

If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. The file is added and the cookie helps analyse web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Our Site may use “cookies” to enhance User experience. User’s web browser places cookies on their hard drive for record-keeping purposes and sometimes to track information about them. User may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies, or to alert you when cookies are being sent. If they do so, note that some parts of the Site may not function properly.

Content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Our website contains links to other websites that you may find of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we 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.

Sharing of Personal Information

Where necessary, we may share your personal data with the police or other legal authorities where the law requires us to do so.We do not sell, trade, or rent Users personal identification information to others. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification information regarding visitors and users with our business partners, trusted affiliates and advertisers for the purposes outlined above. We may use third party service providers to help us operate our business and the Site or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending out newsletters or surveys. We may share our information with these third parties for those limited purposes provided that you have given us your permission.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

For instructors that register on our website, we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time. Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

How we protect your data

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

Third-Party Websites

Users may find advertising or other content on our Site that link to the sites and services of our partners, suppliers, advertisers, sponsors, licensors and other third parties. We do not control the content or links that appear on these sites and are not responsible for the practices employed by websites linked to or from our Site. In addition, these sites or services, including their content and links, may be constantly changing. These sites and services may have their own privacy policies and customer service policies. Browsing and interaction on any other website, including websites which have a link to our Site, is subject to that website’s own terms and policies

Your acceptance of these terms

By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site. Your continued use of the Site following the posting of changes to this policy will be deemed your acceptance of those changes.

Turks and Caicos Island Cadet Corps Services has the discretion to update this privacy policy at any time. We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect. You acknowledge and agree that it is your responsibility to review this privacy policy periodically and become aware of modifications.

If you have any questions about this Privacy Policy, the practices of this site, or your dealings with this site, please contact us.