Troop 631 Website Policy
The purpose of theTroop 631 web site is (a) to promote the exchange of informationamong the Scouts and Scouters of the Troop, (b) to market Scouting to the localcommunity, and (c)to enhance theTroop’s mission to the community by promoting the program, aims andmethods of the Boy Scouts of America.
The Troop 631 websitesupplements existing forms of communication in conducting the Scouting program.It is recognized that all Scouters do not have access to the Internet and/ore-mail. These technologies are not required to obtain required information, butmay aid in the timely exchange of information.
Oversight: The Troop 631 Committee ("the Committee") willgovern the content of the Troop 631 website. The official Troop 631 site hasbeen developed and is being maintained and edited by the Troop 631 Webmaster.The webmaster provides input and oversight for all content of the website. Allcomments and suggestions regarding this website should be directed to theWebmaster. All files are maintained on a single server.
The Troop 631 websitecontains links to external Scouting-related web sites. Troop 631, itschartering organization nor the webmaster shall be held liable for the contentsof this or any other website.
Content: All documents,illustrations, photographs and linked material must conform to the principles,policies and traditions of the Boy Scouts of America and Troop 631’s charteredpartner. All Troop 631 web pages must clearly identify the unit that itrepresents and a contact person with e-mail address for comments.
Adult Leadership: An adult who is currently registered with the unit mustserve as adviser for the website, and all material must be approved bythe adviser prior to placing it on a Web Page.
Links: The committee willreview and approve links to other reputable sites promoting Scouting andrelated activities. These links will be periodically reviewed and reauthorized.
Names: The use ofindividual's names on the Troop website will be limited to the following:
Youth: First name and lastinitial only. No addresses, phone numbers or email addresses. Parents/guardianswill be advised of this policy at time of registration to allow them to opt outor restrict name use. Additionally, any references can be deleted fromour website at any time upon their notification to the webmaster, CommitteeChair or Scoutmaster.
Photographs: Pictures of youth may appear on the web as long as no nameor other personal information is associated with the picture.
Questions regardingthis web policy should be directed to the Scoutmaster of Troop 631.