The information that follows explains the kinds of information this site collects, how it is used, the conditions under which it is made available to third parties, how information is maintained, and our compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
What information does this site collect?
This site collects anonymous data that is not indicative of and cannot be traced to an individual without the cooperation of their Internet Service Provider. This data includes information about the user's remote IP address, referral data (which page "linked" to the present request), and the browser software's user-agent string. This information is accepted passively from the HTTP headers that are sent from the user when requesting any file from the server. No attempt is made at any time to covertly or "quietly" collect personally identifiable information, nor are cookies or any other tracking technology used for the purpose of coordinating information that a user may opt to enter into this form interface with any other interface on the web site.
Am I required to provide my personal information to access this site?
Providing personal information is never a prerequisite for accessing any of the content or resources on this site. Users may browse the entire site in complete anonymity.
How does Troop 43 Pembroke use the information it collects?
The anonymous information collected is used to monitor the usage of this web site and the interests of those who use it. Such data is used to derive only general statistics about the site's usage patterns.
With whom does Troop 43 Pembroke share the information that is collected?
Information about users is not shared with any third party. Exception: Troop 43 Pembroke reserves the right to use all information at its disposal and to share this information with ISPs and other parties as necessary to investigate any incident of misuse or abuse of its site, server, or information systems.
How does the Troop 43 Pembroke the information it collects?
The information submitted via this site is not maintained. Once it has been used for its intended purpose, it is immediately discarded. Because of the brevity of this interval, no mechanism is provided to enable users to alter or delete information they have submitted.
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How does Troop 43 Pembroke comply with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) of 1998?
Portions of this site are directed to children ages 13 and under. Children 13 and under are not permitted to enter data through this web site's interactive applications. Parents and guardians of children ages 13 and under should enter the data for such children. Such information is used only for the purposes of providing information for Scouting programs (events, unit registration, camp registration, merit badge registration, etc.) We will not solicit or collect detailed information, such as addresses and telephone numbers, without the consent of a parent or guardian. Troop 43 Pembroke does not and will not condone a child's participation in any online activity or the child's disclosure of more personal information than is necessary to participate in that activity. This site does not use online chat or message board communication per recommended guidelines from the National Council of the Boy Scouts of America. Except of the list of Eagle Scouts, children's names should not appear in this site. If you find a child's name is accidentally placed on a page in this site, please contact us to report the error. We would like to encourage you to speak with your child about using the Internet. Keeping their personal information private regardless of what site they are visiting is important and should be discussed with them directly.
Pembroke Troop 43, BSA
P.O. Box 743
Bryantville, MA 02329
Last revised: October, 2006