privacy policy

Troop 3, Lowell, MA, Boy Scouts of America, is committed to the privacy of its members and the individuals who visit our website. Below is our privacy policy. If you have any questions or concerns please feel free to contact us by sending an email to webmaster [at] troop3-tb.org.

Collection of Information

This site collects anonymous data that cannot be traced to any individual without the cooperation of their Internet Service Provider (ISP). This data includes information about the user's remote IP address, referral data (which page "linked" to the present request), and the browser software's user-agent string, along with other anonymous technical information. This information is accepted passively from the HTTP headers that are sent from the user when requesting any file from the server.

The information we collect is used to improve the content of our website, disclosed when legally required to do so, at the request of governmental authorities conducting an investigation, to verify or enforce compliance with the policies governing our website and applicable laws or to protect against misuse or unauthorized use of our website.

With respect to cookies: We use cookies to record user-specific information on what pages users access or visit along with other anonymous technicial information.

With respect to Ad Servers: We do not partner with or have special relationships with any ad server companies.

If you are concerned about how your information is used, you should check back at our website periodically.

Our Email List

The troop email list is for the sole purpose of communicating to our members in the different aspects of the troop program.

For security and privacy purposes the email list is only for registered adult leaders, the scouts, and their parents. The email list is not publicly advertised nor can any member of the public join the email list.

We do not sell or share information with anyone outside of the troop beyond normal registration purposes with the Yankee Clipper Council, Boy Scouts of America.


In order to be added to the email list, the following must be met:

  1. you must be a registered leader or scout of the troop OR
  2. you must be a parent of a registered scout in the troop AND
  3. you have voluntarily given your email address to the leadership of the troop to be added to the email list.

To be removed from the email list, you may do any of the following:

  1. Notify the troop by personally requesting to be removed from the email list at any troop meeting or function OR
  2. Note: When you and/or your son are no longer a registered member of the troop, you and/or your son's email address will be removed from the email list.
  3. In any of the cases noted above, you will be notifed via email that you were removed from the email list by the email list server software.

Automatic removal from the email list

Automatic removal occurs when the email list server recieves three (3) hard bounce notifications from your email provider or Internet Service Provider (ISP) within a thirty (30) day peroid.

Last updated on 02/10/2011.