with the knowledge you need to control your personal information. We encourage you
to read the entire policy so that you have a firm understanding of what information
we collect, how we use that information, how we protect that information and what
you can do to control your information.
WHAT INFORMATION WE COLLECT
The District does not collect any personally identifiable information about you unless
you voluntarily submit such information to us, by, for example, filling out a survey
or registration form or sending us an e-mail message. The types of information that
may be requested include your name, address, occupation, etc.
The District may collect aggregate, non-personal information about its users and
their usage of this web site and any related services. This information is not used
to identify any individual user.
The District may collect information about your use of the site through the use of
cookies. Cookies are small pieces of information passed by the web server to your
can control the user of cookies through your browser settings.
You understand that any information that you divulge in the public areas of this
web site, including the newsletters, news alerts, or other areas, is public information
and is not kept confidential by this website. Please use discretion when posting
information to the public areas of this and any other web site.
Information from Children:
The District's website does not collect personable, identifiable information about
children who view this web site who are under eighteen (18) years of age. From time
to time, the District's website will offer on-line registration for such programs
as Camporees, Adult Volunteer training programs, Scouting activities, Cub Scout Day
Camp (or other Scouting programs) which will facilitate the participation in these
activities. In these instances, the Long Cane District requires such registration
to be completed by the youth's parent or legal guardian.
HOW WE USE YOUR INFORMATION
In general, this website will only use the information you provide to us for the
purpose for which such information is provided.
In general, the Long Cane District's website will only provide your personally identifiable
information to external parties when you have specifically consented to it via an
“opt-in” process. This information will only be used for the purposes for which it
External companies (such as our web hosting company) may be provided aggregate information
about our users. Aggregate information is statistically relevant information based
on the overall population of the user community. This information cannot be traced
back to a specific individual.
Information collected via cookies helps The Long Cane District, of the Blue Ridge
Council, Boy Scouts of America determine what areas of our site are important to
Services may be offered in conjunction with other persons, groups, or companies that
will benefit you as a participant in the Scouting program. These are called co-branded
services. In order to provide these co-branded services to you, it will be necessary
for us to share information with other persons. If you don't want your data to be
shared, you can choose not to allow the transfer by not using that particular service.
Transmission Errors or Unauthorized Acts:
Although This website will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard the confidentiality
of your personal information, transmissions made by means of the Internet cannot
be made absolutely secure. We will not be liable for disclosures of your personal
information due to errors in transmission or the unauthorized acts of third parties.
Required by Law:
In extreme cases, where required by law or the court, the Boy Scouts of America may
be forced to release information regarding users of our web site to permit the investigation
of fraud, illegal use of the Internet or other cases of misconduct on our web site.
Other Web Sites:
practices. To the extent that you disclose personal information to other web sites,
or link to other web sites, you are subject to the other web sites' privacy policies.
any personal information.
HOW WE PROTECT YOUR INFORMATION
Any information provided to this website is treated with care and discretion. When
information is shared, the Boy Scouts of America will take a proactive approach to
ensure the information is kept private and not misused. Additionally, when external
entities are provided information, the BSA will, in good faith, make an effort to
ensure that the third party complies with all the privacy policies of the Boy Scouts
When you submit personal information to the Boy Scouts of America the level of encryption
is identified on the form, page, or service through which you submitted said information.
You must use care in determining if the level of encryption is satisfactory to your
YOUR CONTROL OF YOUR INFORMATION
The Boy Scouts of America respects your decisions about the collection and use of
your information. You may receive information while accessing this web site via from
the Long Cane District, the Blue Ridge Council, and/or the Boy Scouts of America,
or even possibly a third party. By accessing and using this web site you consent
to the use of your personal information by the Boy Scouts of America in the manner
If at any time you wish to stop receiving certain types of information, you can elect
to do so by contacting us via the contact form located at http://www.longcanedistrict.org/contacts.html
You can also choose to delete your profile from our active database by either using
the online system or by contacting us via the same contact form. Unfortunately, we
may not be able to delete other types of information, such as aggregate or stored
The Long Cane District, The Blue Ridge Council, and/or the Boy Scouts of America
changes are made that affect how information that you provided to us is used, we
will post a notice on our home page, or alert you to changes by other similar means.
By continuing to use this web site, you agree to be bound by any such revisions and
should therefore periodically visit this page of the web site and print the latest