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Privacy Statement

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is committed to protecting your privacy and developing technology that gives you the most powerful and safe online experience. This privacy statement applies to the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital web site and governs data collection and usage. By using the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital website, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.

Collection of your Personal Information

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital collects personally identifiable information, such as your e-mail address, name, home or work address or telephone number. Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital also collects anonymous demographic information, which is not unique to you, such as your ZIP code, age, gender.

There is also information about your computer hardware and software that is automatically collected by Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital. This information can include: your IP address, browser type, domain names, access times and referring web site addresses. This information is used by Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital for the operation of the service, to maintain quality of the service, and to provide general statistics regarding use of the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital Web site.

Please keep in mind that if you directly disclose personally identifiable information or personally sensitive data through Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital public message boards, this information may be collected and used by others. Note: Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital does not read any of your private online communications.

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital encourages you to review the privacy statements of web sites you choose to link to from Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital so that you can understand how those web sites collect, use and share your information. Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is not responsible for the privacy statements or other content on web sites outside of the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital and Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital family of Web sites.

Use of your Personal Information

 
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital collects and uses your personal information to operate the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital and deliver the services you have requested. Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital also uses your personally identifiable information to inform you of other products or services available from Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital and its affiliates. Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital may also contact you via surveys to conduct research about your opinion of current services or of potential new services that may be offered.

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital does not sell, rent or lease its customer lists to third parties. Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital may, from time to time, contact you on behalf of external business partners about a particular offering that may be of interest to you. In those cases, your unique personally identifiable information (e-mail, name, address, telephone number) is not transferred to the third party. In addition, Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital may share data with trusted partners to help us perform statistical analysis, send you email or postal mail, provide customer support, or arrange for deliveries. All such third parties are prohibited from using your personal information except to provide these services to Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital, and they are required to maintain the confidentiality of your information.

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital does not use or disclose sensitive personal information, such as race, religion, or political affiliations, without your explicit consent.

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital keeps track of the web sites and pages our customers visit within Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital, in order to determine what Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital services are the most popular. This data is used to deliver customized content.

Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital Web sites will disclose your personal information, without notice, only if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal process served on Girl Scout Council of the Nation’s Capital or the site; (b)Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital protect and defend the rights or property of Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital; and, (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital, or the public.

Use of Cookies

The Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital Web site use "cookies" to help you personalize your online experience. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you.

One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time. The purpose of a cookie is to tell the web server that you have returned to a specific page. For example, if you personalize Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital pages, or register with Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital site or services, a cookie helps Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital to recall your specific information on subsequent visits. This simplifies the process of recording your personal information, such as billing addresses, shipping addresses, and so on. When you return to the same Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital web site, the information you previously provided can be retrieved, so you can easily use the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital features that you customized.

You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital services or web sites you visit.

Security of your Personal Information

 
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled, secure environment, protected from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. When personal information (such as a credit card number) is transmitted to other Web sites, it is protected through the use of encryption, such as the Secure Socket Layer (SSL) protocol.

Changes to this Statement

 
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital will occasionally update this Statement of Privacy to reflect company and customer feedback. Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital encourages you to periodically review this Statement to be informed of how Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital is protecting your information.

Contact Information

 
Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital welcomes your comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe that Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital has not adhered to this Statement, please contact Girl Scouts Nation’s Capital at lbassett@gscnc.org.
 

 

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