The website is operated by the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America with offices at 155 East 56th Street, 2nd Floor, New York, NY 10022.
What information does the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America collect?
The Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America is the sole owner of the information collected on the sites. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. We may collect information from our users at several different points on our website. The personal information you provide is utilized to process and receipt your donation, to register your attendance at an event or meeting, or to respond to any of information requests you may have. All personal information provided to us is stored in databases located on servers which are behind firewalls. Donations made through our web site are encrypted using 128-bit SSL encryption. Donor anonymity will be respected. You are not required to provide any information if you do not want to. Please be aware that the user name you choose, the e-mail address you provide and any other information you enter may render you personally identifiable, and may possibly be displayed on this web site intentionally (depending on choices you make during the registration process, or depending on the way in which the site is configured) or unintentionally (subsequent to a successful act of intrusion by a third party). As on many web sites, the site editor may also automatically receive general information that is contained in server log files, such as your IP address, and cookie information. Information about how advertising may be served on this site (if it is indeed the site editor’s policy to display advertising) is set forth below.
How is the information used?
(iv) pursuant to legal action or law enforcement. In the event you choose to use links displayed on this website to visit other web sites, you are advised to read the privacy policies published on those sites.
What is a cookie and does the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America use them?
Does the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America collect information from children?
Because we care about the safety and privacy of children online, we comply with the Children’s Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (COPPA). COPPA and its accompanying FTC regulation establish United States federal law that protects the privacy of children using the Internet. We do not knowingly collect contact or personal information from children under 13. Our Sites are not intended to solicit information of any kind from children under 13, and we have designed our Sites to block our knowing acceptance of information from children under 13 whenever age related information is requested.
It is possible that by fraud or deception by others we may receive information given to us or pertaining to children under 13. If we are notified of this, as soon as we verify the information, we will immediately obtain parental consent or otherwise delete the information from our servers. If you want to notify us of our receipt of information by children under 13, please do so by e-mailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
We use IP addresses to help analyze trends, administer the sites, track user’s movement, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information.
In order to receive certain updates or use certain features of the sites, a user may have to first complete a re-connection form. During re-connection a user is required to give their contact information (such as name and email address). This information is used to contact the user about the services on our sites for which they have expressed interest. If asked for, it is optional for a user to provide demographic information (such as income level and gender), and unique identifiers (such as social security number), but encouraged so we can provide a more personalized experience on our sites.
Re-Connection does not constitute registration with the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America as a member or leader. For details on how to become a registered member or leader, contact email@example.com.
If a user wishes to subscribe to our e-newsletter or email updates, we ask for contact information such as name, address and email address.
Online Message Boards, Chat Rooms and Social Networks
Any information you provide on the sites on message boards, chat rooms or through any social network i.e., Facebook and YouTube, that are linked through the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America websites, whether personally identifiable or not, will be available to all visitors of those message boards, chat rooms and social networks and the Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America is not responsible.
Orders / Donations
Our sites use an order form for users to request information, products, services and to make donations. We collect visitor’s contact information (like their email address) and financial information (like their account or credit card numbers if needed). Contact information from the order form is used to send information about our organization to our visitors. The visitor’s contact information is also used to get in touch with the visitor when necessary and to process orders, donations, Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below.
Our online surveys ask visitors for contact information (like their email or mailing address). We use contact data from our surveys to send the user information about Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America and its activities. Users may opt-out of receiving future mailings; see the choice/opt-out section below. Other data collected by online surveys is used to educate Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America about the interests and concerns of its supporters and general sites visitors concerning Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America’s mission. This information is not shared with other organizations, except as set forth in the Sharing section of the policy.
Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America operates email discussion, and contact lists to reach its members who request such information. Such services are run both by Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America and contracted vendors. These email addresses whether housed on Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America servers or those of our third-party contractor are not shared with any other organization, except as set forth in the Sharing section of this policy, and users may opt out of participating or receiving email information from Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America at any time. Instructions for opting out are contained within each email sent as well as on our sites help page.
Correction/Updating Personal Information
If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip code), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user’s personal data provided to us. This can usually be done at the member information page or by emailing our Customer Support at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Sites provide users the opportunity to opt-out of receiving communications from us and our partners at the point where we request information about the visitor. If you wish to opt-out of receiving communications from us, please send an email to us at email@example.com with your complete name, address and email address.
Notification of Changes
Via Regular Mail:
Greater New York Councils, Boy Scouts of America
155 East 56th Street
New York, New York 10022
Last revised: November 30, 2023 (Contact Information)