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Girl Scouts of Silver SageGirl Scouts of Silver Sage Privacy Policy and Terms of Use

 

This website is owned and operated by Girl Scouts of Silver Sage, Inc., a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation headquartered in Boise, Idaho.

 

Girl Scouts of Silver Sage is committed to protecting the privacy of our visitors. This privacy policy discloses how we collect, protect, and use information you provide us online, as well as how we protect children's privacy and sets forth the terms of use of this site. By using the pages on this site, you are accepting the practices described in the Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

 

If our policy practices or terms of use change in the future, we will let you know by posting the policy changes on our website. However, we will treat all personal information we collect in accordance with the privacy notice in effect at the time the information is collected.

 

Girl Scouts' online properties comprise of, but are not limited to, all pages found under www.girlscoutsrv.org, including our online shop.

 


Data Collection:


Girl Scouts of Silver Sage uses its best efforts to respect and protect the privacy of its online visitors. At our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our site. Girl Scouts of Silver Sage only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, e-mail addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. For example, personally identifiable information is collected in order to process online transactions, online donations, or job applications. This information is used solely by Girl Scouts of Silver Sage or other entities who are involved in the operation of this site for internal purposes. We do not sell information you provide to us online to third parties. We will only share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; (ii) sharing the information is a necessary operation of the site, for instance, to process a credit card transaction, or (iii) we are required to by law. Girl Scouts of Silver Sage has no control over or responsibility for the data collection and use practices of third parties that process online transactions.

 


Children's Privacy:


The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998(COPPA) protects the personal information of children under the age of 13. This applies to individually identifiable information about a child that is collected online, such as full name, home address, email address, telephone number or any other information that would allow someone to identify or contact the child. The COPPA also covers other types of information—for example, hobbies, interests and information collected through cookies or other types of tracking mechanisms—when they are tied to individually identifiable information. It is important for you to understand this law; we encourage you to read more about COPPA.

 


Note to Parents on Our Privacy Policy:


Girl Scouts of Silver Sage is committed to providing a safe, secure, and fun online experience for children who visit our site. We are dedicated to safeguarding any personal information collected online and to helping parents and children have positive experiences on the Internet. Consistent with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998, we will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent.

 

Parents can revoke their consent and ask that information about their children be deleted from the site by contacting our offices by phone at 208-377-2011 or via e-mail at general@girlscouts-ssc.org. To revoke consent or to review personal information collected from children, we must verify the identity of the requesting parent. When a parent revokes consent, we will stop collecting, using, or disclosing information from that parent’s child. Information collected and used for the sole purpose of obtaining verifiable parental consent or providing notice is not maintained in retrievable form by the site if parental consent is not obtained after a reasonable time.

 

Girl Scouts believes it is good policy not to collect more personally identifiable information from children under 13 than is necessary for them to participate in our online activities. In addition, be aware that all sites that are targeted to children under 13 are prohibited by law from collecting more information than they need.

 


Submissions:


Girl Scouts of Silver Sage welcomes children to learn more about our organization and, where appropriate, participate in polls and surveys, as well as submit comments, artwork, writings, and other submissions for posting on our website. For this reason, Girl Scouts of Silver Sage follows the guidelines for interactive electronic media published by the Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) of the Better Business Bureau for pages targeted to children under 13. However, we encourage this be done only with their parents’ knowledge and supervision. We also encourage children to use an alias (e.g., "Bookworm", "Skater", etc.), first name, nickname, initials, or other alternative to full names or screen names which correspond with an e-mail address for any activities which will involve public posting.

 

In keeping with CARU's Principle regarding respecting and fostering the parents' role in providing guidance for their children, we encourage parents to check and monitor their children's use of e-mail and other online activities regularly.

 


Use of Cookies:


Visitors should be aware that non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by the Girl Scouts of Silver Sage website through the use of "cookies." "Cookies" are small text files a website can use to recognize repeat visitors, facilitate the visitor's ongoing access to and use of the site, and allow a site to track usage behavior and compile aggregate data that will allow content improvements. Cookies are not programs that come onto a visitor's system and damage files. Generally, cookies work by assigning a unique number to the visitor that has no meaning outside the assigning site. If a visitor does not want information collected through the use of cookies, there is a simple procedure in most browsers that allows the visitor to deny or accept the cookie feature. Girl Scouts of Silver Sage uses "cookie" technology only to obtain non-personal information from its online visitors in order to improve visitors' online experience and facilitate their visit within our site.

 


Links to Other Websites and Services:


This site may be linked to other sites and services that are not maintained by Girl Scouts of SilverSage. These websites have their own privacy policies, which you should review prior to visiting them. We have no responsibility for linked websites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors. We do not control the linked sites and make no representations about the other sites you may access through this site. We do not endorse any product or service offered by any company of person linked to this site, nor are we responsible for the content of any information published on the site of any other party.

 


Security Safeguard:


The safety and security of your online experience is of the utmost concern. Girl Scouts of Silver Sage ensures the appropriate physical, electronic, and managerial procedures are in place to safeguard and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information that is collected online.

 


Credit Card Safety:


Protecting the safety of your credit card information is also important. Your credit card number is encrypted when you place an order and whenever a transfer is made to participating merchants. It is important for you to protect against unauthorized access to your password and to your computer. Be sure to sign off when finished using a shared computer.
 


If you have questions about our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use, please contact us:

 

Girl Scouts of Silver Sage
1410 Etheridge Lane
Boise, ID 83704
Phone: 208-377-2011
E-mail: general@girlscouts-ssc.org

 


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Contact Information and Locations

Toll Free: 800-846-0079

Boise: 208-377-2011

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