Privacy Statement of the
Westchester-Putnam Council, Boy Scouts of America Web site
Information about our Organization and Web site
Modern information and communication technologies play a fundamental role in
the activities of an organization like the Westchester-Putnam Council, Boy
Scouts of America.
Our principal activity is: Youth Development
America Web site:
Organization Name: Westchester-Putnam Council, Boy Scouts of America
Address: 41 Saw Mill River Rd
City, Zip: Hawthorne, NY 10532-1519
State: New York
Country: United States of America
Scout Executive: Marc Andreo
Web Sites(s): www.wpcbsa.org, www.summitbase.com
Providing Visitors with Anonymous Access
You can access our Web site home page and browse our site without disclosing
your personal data.
The services and links of our Web site
Our Web site does not enable our visitors to communicate with other visitors
or to post information to be accessed by others.
Our Web site provides clear notice of links to third party Web service
Automatic Collection of Information
We use only server cookies to maintain sessions on our site where login
authentication is required.
We do not automatically log personal data nor do we link information
automatically logged by other means with personal data about specific
Data Collection and Purpose Specification
We collect the personal data that you may volunteer while using our
We do not collect information about our visitors from other sources, such as
public records or bodies, or private organizations.
We only collect and require your full name and e-mail address if you
volunteer to contact us. This information and related internal records may
be used to fulfill your request. We may retain "contact"
information as long as necessary to respond your e-mail.
This policy provides further information and privacy protections for those
under the age of 13.
We do not knowingly collect personal data from children.
We may collect a child's name and email address to respond to a one-time
request without parental consent. This information may only be used for a
one-time request and will be deleted following a one-time request.
- "Offline" information such as residential address or phone
number provided in a one-time request may not be used. Such information
should be deleted following a one-time request.
- Internal information/records provided by a parent/guardian of a child
making a one-time contact may be used.
- Provided proper identification, the parent/guardian of a child may be
provided all records regarding a one-time contact their child made.
- Information provided in a one-time response may be provided to proper
legal authority if any type of illegal behavior is suspected.
- A legal authority with a proper search warrant can be provided
information regarding a one-time contact.
- Collecting an e-mail address to respond more than once to a specific
request (for example, a newsletter subscription) in not a one-time request.
- Communication that is not considered a one-time contact requires prior
consent of a parent/guardian.
Additionally, to ensure that children's privacy is respected on our Web
- Follow all guidelines and policies developed both by the
Westchester-Putnam Council and National Council.
- We provide information about our personal data practices in relation to
children on our home page under our "privacy statement," and attempt
to reiterate our policy where we collect personal data.
Disclosure and Visitor Choice
We do not disclose your personal data to other organizations.
Confidentiality / Security
We do give visitors to our Web site the option of using a secure
transmission method to send us their personal data. The secure
transmission methods are available in certain, labeled sections of the site.
We have implemented security policies, rules and technical measures to
protect the personal data that we have under our control from:
- unauthorized access
- improper use or disclosure
- unauthorized modification
- unlawful destruction or accidental loss
All our employees and data processors, who have access to, and are
associated with the processing of personal data, are obliged to respect the
confidentiality of our visitors' personal data.
We ensure that your personal data will not be disclosed to State
institutions and authorities except if required by law or other regulation.
Access to the personal data we may hold about you
You can ask us whether we are keeping personal data about you, by:
- Sending an e-mail to council
- Writing a letter to the Westchester-Putnam Council.
Please note that requests must be clearly written. Normally, e-mail received
is eventually deleted, so records relevant to a request may not exist.
We will make an effort to verify such requested information exists and
provide it. However, relevant information may be on any employee
workstation, file server, or in the possession of an authorized council
volunteer. The Westchester-Putnam Council reserves the right to limit such
searches for requested personal data.
If requested, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data
which we keep about you, within a week. We may before require proof of your
We allow you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where
appropriate, you may have the data:
- rectified or amended
We reserve the right to refuse to provide our visitors with a copy of their
personal data, but will give reasons for our refusal.
We do, however, allow you to challenge our decision to refuse to provide you
with a copy of your personal data.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act.
Name/designation: Patrick Coviello, Scout Executive
Department : Westchester-Putnam Council
Address : 41 Saw Mill River Rd, Hawthorne, NY 10532
Phone Number : (914) 773-1135
Fax Number : (914) 773-1411
Email address : pcoviello
We do not make any recommendations of another means by which visitors'
concerns may be addressed.