64th Brandywine Privacy Policy

Last Updated on August 10, 2020 by scoutmaster

This website is owned and operated by 64th Brandywine BPSA Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization (“64th Brandywine” or “we”). Our online properties include, but are not limited to, all pages found on our main site (64thbrandywine.org), and certain partner sites. This privacy policy applies to these sites and other sites, mobile apps or other online services we operate that link to this policy (collectively, referred to below as the site). 

The 64th Brandywine is committed to respecting and protecting the privacy of our visitors. This privacy policy discloses how we collect, protect, and use Personal Data you provide or we collect online, as well as how we protect children’s privacy. “Personal Data” is any information relating to an identified or identifiable person, for example, your email address, name, or phone number. If our policy practices change in the future, we will let you know by posting our revised privacy policy on our site. By using the pages on this site or other services covered by the posted Privacy Policy, you are accepting the practices described in the Privacy Policy.

Personal Data Collection

The 64th Brandywine only gathers Personal Data on our site, such as names, addresses, Zip/postal codes, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. Once collected, we may combine this information with other information collected from external sources, where permitted by applicable law. We do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our site. 

The 64th Brandywine may automatically collect certain technical information from your computer such as your Internet service provider, your Internet Protocol address, your browser type, your operating system, the web pages viewed, the web pages viewed immediately before and after accessing the website, and the search terms entered to get to our site. This information may contain Personal Data. This information will only be used and processed by us to improve and customize our services. We and our service providers may collect this information using cookies or similar technologies. See the section on “Use of Cookies and Similar Technology” below for more information.

Use and Sharing of Personal Data

The Personal Data you submit and that we collect is used by the 64th Brandywine and our service providers for general business purposes and for the purposes for which you provided the information. General business purposes are 64th Brandywine membership activities, program participation, marketing, promotions, sales, merchandising, and fundraising activities and communications. The purposes for which you provide information includes, for example, our use of your Personal Data to process online transactions, purchases, and donations, facilitate participation in 64th Brandywine programs, promotions and services, or process job applications.

We do not sell Personal Data or other information you provide to us online to third parties. We may share Personal Data with the following categories of third parties: (i) with the Baden-Powell Service Association-US (BPSA-US); (ii) when the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; (iii) when sharing the information is with a service provider in furtherance of our operations or the operation of the site, for instance, to process a purchase or other transaction you make; (iv) to facilitate participation in 64th Brandywine programs, promotions, and services, or to engage in BPSA-US fund raising, marketing communications and promotions; (v) to comply with legal processes such as a subpoena or court order or to otherwise protect your or our legal rights; or (vi) for other purposes for which you provided the information. The 64th Brandywine has no control over, or responsibility for, the data collection and use practices of third parties that process online transactions.

Your Personal Data is collected through, stored, and processed by us or our service providers in the United States of America or other countries that may not be your home country and that might not be deemed to provide protections equivalent to your home country.

Children’s Privacy

The 64th Brandywine will never knowingly request Personal Data from anyone under the age of 13 without prior verifiable parental consent. With parental consent, we may collect Personal Data from children under the age of 13 such as: name, address, email address, account information, and user generated content. This information allows us to fulfill a requested transaction and facilitate participation in online programs, keep records, undertake certain marketing activities (only in accordance with applicable law and any required consents), or to otherwise customize or enhance the website experience for children.

The Personal Data and other information collected from or about children under the age of 13 or otherwise may be collected by or shared with the child’s section scout leaders and BPSA-US. To find contact information for BPSA-US, please visit http://bpsa-us.org.

Comments

When visitors leave comments on the website we collect the data shown in the comments form, as well as the commentor’s IP address, browser user agent, referrer, and URL to help with spam detection. Additionally, an anonymized string created from your email address (also called a hash) may be provided to the Gravatar service to see if you are using it. Please see the Gravatar privacy policy for more details. After approval of your comment, your profile picture is visible to the public in the context of your comment.

If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. Further information on cookies provided below.

Use of Cookies and Similar Technologies

Visitors should be aware that Personal Data and non-personal information and data may be automatically collected by the 64th Brandywine website through the use of cookies or other similar technologies. “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. 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.

The 64th Brandywine uses cookie technology only to obtain information including Personal Data from its online visitors in order to improve visitors’ online experience and facilitate their visit within our site. The 64th Brandywine may use similar web beacons to improve website services, conduct website analytics, first party advertising relating to us and our sponsors, and to optimize the browsing experience.

Cookies expire after they have fulfilled their purpose. Our websites use cookies that expire when you close your browser (i.e., session cookies) or that expire after a set period of time (i.e., persistent cookies). Cookies that are stored by third parties will have their expiration period determined by that third party.  

Links to Other Websites and Services

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Shop and Payments

We may collect and track information about you during the checkout process on our online shop.

While you visit our site, we’ll track:

  • Products you’ve viewed: we’ll use this to, for example, show you products you’ve recently viewed
  • Location, IP address and browser type: we’ll use this for purposes like estimating taxes and shipping
  • Shipping address: we’ll ask you to enter this so we can, for instance, estimate shipping before you place an order, and send you the order

We’ll also use cookies to keep track of cart contents while you’re browsing our site.

When you make a purchase, we’ll ask you to provide information including your name, billing address, shipping address, email address, phone number, credit card/payment details and optional account information like username and password. We’ll use this information for purposes, such as, to:

  • Send you information about your account and order
  • Respond to your requests, including refunds and complaints
  • Process payments and prevent fraud
  • Set up your account for our store
  • Comply with any legal obligations we have, such as calculating taxes
  • Improve our store offerings
  • Send you marketing messages, if you choose to receive them

We generally store information about you for as long as we need the information for the purposes for which we collect and use it, and we are not legally required to continue to keep it. We will also may store comments or reviews, if you choose to leave them.

We accept payments through PayPal. When processing payments, some of your data will be passed to PayPal, including information required to process or support the payment, such as the purchase total and billing information.

Please see the PayPal Privacy Policy for more details.

Your Right to Access, Collect, and Delete Your Personal Data

You have the right to ask us what Personal Data we hold about you, and you have the right to correct or delete Personal Data we hold about you. If you want to review, request a correction, or delete the Personal Data we hold about you, please contact us.

How to Contact Us

If you have any questions about our Privacy Policy, please contact us.