Western Massachusetts Council
This set of web pages for the Western Massachusetts Council is maintained by private individuals as a public service and in no way represents the Boy Scouts of America or the Western Massachusetts Council. We make absolutely no guarantees as to the currency, accuracy, or quality of information that we publish.
Information presented on this website is provided as a service to the Scouting community to make it easier to find answers to questions and give access to sources of Scouting information. Every effort has been made to provide the most up-to-date and accurate information. However, all information may not be completely accurate or up-to-date. Official Scouting documentation is available only at your local Council office.
Western Massachusetts Council, BSA makes no representations or warranties as to the suitability of this information for your particular purpose, and that to the extent you use or implement this information in your own setting, you do so at your own risk. In no event will the Western Massachusetts Council, BSA be liable for any damages whatsoever, whether direct, consequential, incidental, special, or claim for attorney fees, arising out of the use of or inability to use the information provided.
Some of the links on this and other pages of this website may lead to resources or content outside the control of the Western Massachusetts Council, BSA. These links should not be construed as an endorsement by the Western Massachusetts Council, BSA. The Western Massachusetts Council, BSA is not responsible for the content on any other server.
Western Massachusetts Council, BSA currently is using its assigned domain name http://www.wmascouting.org. Any Web page using any other domain name is outside the control of the Western Massachusetts Council, BSA.
The information contained herein was current as of the date this site was established. Changes or modifications may have occurred since that date. You are urged to contact the responsible source to confirm the accuracy of this information and errors will be corrected as soon as possible.
Thank you for visiting the Western Massachusetts Council, BSA on the World Wide Web. Our web sites are designed to make it easier and more efficient for Western Massachusetts Council Scouters to interact with their Council. As with all online resources, we appreciate that many visitors to our sites will be concerned about their privacy. The Western Mass Council, BSA is committed to preserving your privacy when you visit our sites.
This policy addresses the collection, security and access to information that may be obtained through the use of the sites maintained by the Western Mass Council, BSA. This policy covers the following topics:
Information We Collect
If, during your visit to the Western Mass Council, BSA web sites, you voluntarily provide personally identifiable information, we may collect such information. Examples of personally identifiable information may include:
An email address if you are communicating to us through email;
Information you voluntarily submit to the Council for the purposes of completing or submitting an application or form online;
Other information volunteered, such as survey information or content of email.
In general, please note the information collected, whether or not personally identifiable, is not limited to text characters and may include audio, video and other graphic formats you send us. Information is retained in accordance with existing laws and other Council policies.
As a general rule, the Council does not disclose any personally identifiable information collected online except where you have given us permission, or where the information is public information. Visitors should be aware that information collected by the Council on its websites may be subject to examination and inspection, if such information is a public record and not otherwise protected from disclosure.
Any personally identifiable information you enter in a user
profile will be open and accessible to you for review and modification. If you
have any questions or comments about the information presented in this Privacy
Policy, you can contact the Council Office at 1 Arch Road, Suite 5, Westfield,
MA 01085 Office: (413) 594-9196
Toll-Free: (800) 649-1735, Fax: (413) 562-1041
You may decline participation in any activity that asks for information (i.e., surveys or emails). Your choice to not participate will have no effect on your ability to access information on the Council's Web sites.
We do not use "cookies" to customize your browsing experience. Cookies are simple text files stored by your web browser and they provide a method of distinguishing among visitors to the web sites. If you have further questions about cookies, the Computer Incident Advisory Capacity Unit that monitors computer problems for the U.S. Department of Energy issued a study on March 12, 1998, of the risks to users of cookies, titled "Information Bulletin 1-034: Internet Cookies."
In certain instances, you will have the opportunity to receive or create a password to access or submit personal information. You should not divulge your password to anyone and the Council will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or e-mail. When you are finished with those applications that are password protected, you should exit the page.
Information provided on the Council's web sites is intended to allow the public immediate access to public information. While all attempts are made to provide accurate, current and reliable information we recognize the possibility of human and/or mechanical error. Therefore, the Western Mass Council, its employees, officers and agencies expressly deny any warranty of the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of any information published by this system and shall not be held liable for any losses caused by reliance upon the accuracy, reliability or timeliness of such information. Any person who relies upon such information obtained from this system does so at his or her own risk.