Privacy Policy

BSA Troop 349 – Smithtown, NY

Privacy Policy

BSA Troop 349 – Smithtown, NY places a high priority on protecting privacy of our youth members. This policy explains what types of information is collected by the Troop’s website,, (a.k.a and its associated Social Media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Google Email Group, and how this information is used.

What Personally Identifiable Information is Collected
Troop 349 youth and family members that register for and individuals that sign up to receive e-communications voluntarily provide us with contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We may use this information for specific, limited purposes. You may always “opt-out,” either now or at any time in the future, if you do not wish to receive our messages.

IP addresses
The Troop uses your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, as well as to protect and administer,, and for statistical metrics used to track website visitor traffic.

Cookies uses “cookie” messages to automatically help provide better services. They remind us who you are and your preferences for our website based on what you’ve done and told us before. The “cookie” is placed in your computer and is read when you come back to our website. Cookies let us take you to the information and features you’re particularly interested in. They also let us track your usage of, so we know which parts of our sites are most popular. You can reject cookies or cancel them by instructing your Web browser accordingly.

How Your Information May Be Used
We use your personal information to provide you with personalized service; to send e-mail alerts to you; to answer your requests; to process your membership application; etc. You may choose to opt-out at any time, which will cease all communications from us. We may also use your information to track visitors of our website. This lets us see which of our features are the most popular so we can better serve our users’ needs. It also lets us provide aggregate data about our traffic (not identifying you personally, but showing how many visitors used which features, for example) to outside parties.

Email Privacy
BSA Troop does not sell or rent email addresses to anyone outside the organization.  Information on our youth and adult leaders is shared with Suffolk County Council BSA, Scouting BSA, and the Rotary Club of Smithtown, and Law Enforcement as is necessary and customary to provide support and protection to our scouts.

External Links includes links to external websites. These links do not fall under the domain, and BSA Troop 349 is not responsible for the privacy practices or the content of external websites. Your use of any linked website is solely at your own risk.

Social Media sites

The Troop does share posting information among the website and its associated social media pages (Facebook, Twitter, Google Email Group,  This information is shared to inform our members about activities, events, and other Troop news.  Each Social media site has its privacy rules, which you should review.

BSA Troop 349 may amend this privacy policy from time to time; please review it periodically. We maintain the option to modify this privacy at any time by electronic notice posted on our website. Your continued use of our website after the date that such notices are posted will be deemed to be your agreement to the changed terms.

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