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Boy Scout Troop 95 Website Privacy Policy


At the Boy Scouts of America (BSA) Troop 95 website, www.troop95.net (Known hereafter as "Troop 95"), we are committed to protecting your privacy as a visitor to this Website. This privacy policy applies only to this website.

Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA)

The author's of Troop95.net are now and will always be 100% compliant with COPPA.  (http://www.coppa.org/)  We intend to be a 100% family oriented website. If you ever find anything you think that could jeopardize a child's well being on this site, please contact us immediately.

Information Sharing

Troop 95 is the owner of the information, which is collected on this Website. We will not sell, disseminate, disclose, trade, transmit, transfer, share, lease or rent any personally identifiable information to any third party not specifically authorized by you.

Third Party Links

This Website may contain links to third party Website's that are not controlled by Troop 95. These third party links are made available to you as a convenience and you agree to use these links at your own risk. However, we will never knowingly place a link on this website that redirects you to anything inappropriate for young children. Please be aware that Troop 95 is not responsible for the content of third party Website's linked to Troop 95, nor are we responsible for the privacy policy or practices of third party Website's linked to Troop 95. Our Privacy Policy only applies to information we collect from you while you are at and while you are actively in a session with Troop 95. If you should link to a third party Website to Troop 95, we strongly encourage you to review and become familiar with that Website's privacy policy.

Scout Identification

Boy Scouts of Troop 95 will never have their full names posted here unless specifically authorized by their parent or legal guardian on a per event basis. Pictures of scouts will only be published from sanctioned BSA and/or Troop 95 Public Events. Any parent or legal guardian prohibiting such a posting or requesting a posting be removed will be satisfied by its removal within 24 hours if physically possible. Information (excluding photographs) pertaining to any Troop 95 scout that fully identifies that scout, will be authorized by the parent or legal prior to placement on this website. That said, we will never post a scouts personal information on this website.

Changes in Our Privacy Policy

We reserve the right to change this Privacy Policy without providing you with advance notice of our intent to make the changes. That said if we do change our privacy policy, we will post those changes to this privacy statement and other places we deem appropriate so that you are aware of what changes have occurred

If you have any questions about our privacy policy, please feel free to contact us.

Purpose of the Website

The purpose of the Website is to provide a centralized communication tool for troop members and their parents or guardians and leaders to share information, to plan outings and events, and to act as a conduit for disseminating information to Troop 95.   The webmaster will make every effort to keep the Website updated, keeping in mind at all times that the content and design of the Website should reflect the purposes and values of scouting and the unique character of our Troop.

Hold Harmless

Under any and all circumstances, the User and the User’s parent(s) and/or guardian(s) understand and agree the Troop provides these resources in good faith to aid in the proper development of the Troop and the Scouts and shall hold the Troop, the Boy Scout’s organization (all levels), the webmaster, the leaders, the committee, the sponsoring agents, and all persons related to the Troop, the domain, the Website, the Boy Scouts, the individual Scouts and their families, and anyone else, blameless and harmless without any type of responsibility (financial or otherwise) for any difficulties, damages (financial or otherwise), or complaints (expressed or otherwise) related to the Troop’s domain or resources.

 Every attempt has been made to comply with the National Boy Scouts of America’s Internet policies.

Privacy

In accordance with policies and standards regarding the protection of minors and personal information, all Users agree not to post or cause to be posted in public areas the following information:

  • Last names of minors (only first names shall be used), Personally Identifiable Information (including but not limited to addresses, phone numbers, etc).
  • This information may indirectly be made available, such as via a link to a newspaper article, etc. Efforts will be made to restrict content posted on the Troop’s site, but links will not be withheld solely on this basis.

These privacy policies are in accordance with BSA Youth Protection Guidelines and the BSA policy against releasing the names of its members in a public forum.  The Youth Protection Guidelines are available at http://www.scouting.org/YouthProtection.aspx.  

 Photos

As the parent(s) and/or guardian(s), you acknowledge and agree and give permission for photos and the first name of your Scout to be used freely for the Troop’s purposes, including website photos, writings, or any other legitimate purposes.  In addition, you acknowledge and agree that, while efforts will be made to limit or prevent any information containing last names in connection with photos on the full access portion of the Website, some information might be indirectly made available as set forth above.

You also acknowledge and agree that, should a likeness of your Scout be used by Troop 95 or published in local newspapers or other mediums, no compensation shall be due and owing to you for the use of such likeness.

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