Privacy Policy

BSA Troop 840 will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website unless you choose to provide that information.

What information do we collect?

We collect information from you when you subscribe to our newsletter or fill out a form.

What do we use your information for?

Any of the information we collect from you may be used in one of the following ways:

  • To personalize your experience; your information helps us to better respond to your individual needs.
  • To improve our website; we continually strive to improve our website offerings based on the information and feedback we receive from you.
  • To send periodic emails; the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when you enter, submit or access your personal information. However, due to the inherent open nature of the Internet, we cannot guarantee that communication between you and BSA Troop 840 or information stored on www.troop840grafton.org or our servers will be free from unauthorized access by third parties such as hackers, and your use of the website demonstrates your assumptions of this risk. We have put in place reasonable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard the information we collect. Only those employees who need access to your information in order to perform their duties are authorized to have access to your Personal Information.

Do we use cookies?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a website or its service provider transfers to your computer’s hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the websites or service providers systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information.

We use cookies to compile aggregate data about website traffic and website interaction so that we can offer better website experiences and tools in the future. We may contract with third-party service providers to assist us in better understanding our website visitors. These service providers are not permitted to use the information collected on our behalf except to help us conduct and improve our business.

How do we handle information about your visit to our website?

Information Collected and Stored Automatically
If you do nothing during your visit but browse/search through the website, read pages or download information, we will gather and store certain information about your visit automatically. We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:

  • The Internet domain and IP address from which you access our website
  • The type of browser and operating system used to access our website
  • The date and time you accessed our website
  • The pages you visited
  • The search term(s) used in our search engine; and
  • If you linked to www.troop840grafton.org from another website, the address of that website.

Any communication or material you transmit to us by electronic mail or otherwise, including any data, questions, comments, suggestions or the like is, and will be treated as, nonconfidential and nonproprietary. Except to the extent expressly covered by our Privacy Policy, anything you transmit or post may be used by BSA Troop 840 for any purpose, including but not limited to reproduction, disclosure, transmission, publication, broadcast, posting and/or ranking. Furthermore, you expressly agree that we are free to use any ideas, concepts, know-how or techniques contained in any communication you send to BSA Troop 840 without compensation and for any purpose whatsoever, including but not limited to, developing, manufacturing and marketing products and services using such information.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

We do not sell, trade or otherwise transfer to outside parties your personally identifiable information. This does not include trusted third parties who assist us in operating our website, conducting our business or servicing you, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential. We may also release your information when we believe release is appropriate to comply with the law, enforce our website policies, or protect our or others’ rights, property or safety. However, non-personally identifiable visitor information may be provided to other parties for marketing, advertising or other uses.

California Online Privacy Protection Act Compliance

Because we value your privacy, we have taken the necessary precautions to be in compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act. We therefore will not distribute your personal information to outside parties without your consent.

Image Policy

Images contained on this website are licensed and therefore prohibit the downloading, republication, retransmission, reproduction or other use of the Licensed Material as a stand-alone file.

Your Consent

By using our website, you consent to our online privacy policy.

Changes to our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right, at our discretion, to change, modify, add or remove portions from this policy at any time. If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on this page, and/or update the Privacy Policy modification date below. Your continued use of the website following the posting of any changes to this policy means you accept such changes.

This policy was last modified on 12/18/2016.

Contacting Us

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy, you may contact us using the information below:

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