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Social media terms of use

Thank you for engaging with The Scout Association (The Scouts) on social media.

By accessing our social media pages, you agree to our terms of use and agree to behave in a respectful way to all other users of The Scouts’ social media pages.

As The Scouts we are guided by our values: integrity, respect, care, belief, and cooperation.

Behaving in line with these values, means you do not:

  • Use The Scouts’ social media pages in any way that prevents, disrupts, or interferes with any other person’s use of the platform
  • Abuse, harass, threaten, impersonate, or intimidate any other users
  • Upload or publicise any materials through The Scouts’ social media pages which are false, offensive, sexually explicit, defamatory, threatening, obscene, unlawful or which infringe intellectual property rights
  • Use The Scouts’ social media pages to break any laws or encourage anyone else to break those laws
  • Post or send the same, or similar, messages multiple times through The Scouts’ social media pages
  • Share any information which is confidential to any other person
  • Attempt to hack into The Scouts’ social media accounts

If we believe that you've not complied with these terms of use, we may:

  • Refuse your further use of and/or access to The Scouts’ social media pages
  • Remove and/or edit any of your comments from The Scouts’ social media pages

Each social media website or app may have its own terms of use, privacy and cookies policies that will also apply to your use of those sites.