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Privacy Policy

Welcome to the official web site of Caribe Girl Scouts Council. This web site is owned and operated by Caribe Girl Scouts Council, a non-profit 501(c)(3) with central office located in San Juan, Puerto Rico.

Caribe Girl Scouts Council is committed to protecting the privacy of its users. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, protect and use the information you provide to us through the Internet, and also how we protect the privacy of girls. By using the pages of this web site, you are accepting the practices described in the Privacy Policy.

If our privacy policy changes in the future, we will notify you by posting changes to the rules on our website. However, we will treat all personal information collected in accordance with the privacy policy in effect at the time of collecting such information.

The Internet properties of Girl Scouts include, but are not limited to, all pages published under

Data collection

Caribe Girl Scouts Council makes every effort to respect and protect the privacy of Internet users. In our web site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and expressed. This means that we do not ask you to register or provide information to visit our site. Caribe Girl Scouts Council only collects personally identifiable information, such as names, addresses, postal addresses, email addresses, etc., when a user shares voluntarily. For example, personally identifiable information is collected in order to process transactions on the Internet, online donations, or job applications. This information is only used by Caribe Girl Scouts Council or other entities involved in the operation of this site for internal purposes. We do not sell to third parties information that you provide to us via the Internet. We will only share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; (ii) is necessary to share information in order to perform an operation of the site, for example, to process a credit card transaction, or (iii) the law requires. Caribe Girl Scouts Council has no control over or responsibility for the data collection and use practices of third parties that process online transactions.

Children's Privacy

The Act on the Protection of Privacy on the Internet (The Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) protects the personal information of children under the age of 13 years. This refers to the individually identifiable information about children obtained through the Internet, such as the full name, address, email address, telephone number or any other information that would make it possible to identify or contact the child. The law and rule also includes other types of information-for example, hobbies, interests and information collected through cookies or other tracking mechanism- when these are associated to individually identifiable information. It is important that you understand this law; we encourage you to read more about COPPA.

Note to Parents on Our Privacy Rules

Caribe Girl Scouts Council is committed to providing a safe, risk-free and fun for girls who visit our website. We strive to protect all personal information collected through the Internet and help parents and girls to enjoy positive experiences on the Internet. In compliance with the California Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (Online Privacy Protection Act), will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 years without prior verifiable parental consent.

Parents may withdraw their consent and ask that information about their daughters to be deleted from the site by contacting our offices by calling the telephone number (787) 721-5771 or writing to to do this or to see the personal information obtained from their daughters, we must verify the identity of the father or mother of the applicant. When parents withdraw their consent, cease to collect, use or disclose information about that girl. In order to respect the privacy of parents, information collected and used for the sole purpose of obtaining verifiable parental consent or providing notice is not filed by the website in a format that is recoverable if such consent is not obtained after a reasonable time. In addition, you should be aware that the law prohibits collect more information than is strictly necessary to all web sites dedicated to girls under the age of 13 years.

Sending data

Caribe Girl Scouts Council encourages girls to learn more about our organization and, wherever appropriate, to participate in polls and surveys, as well as to send comments, drawings, writings and other materials for posting on our web site. However, we recommend this be done with the knowledge and supervision of parents. We also suggest that girls use an alias, name, nickname, initials, or other alternative to your full name or user name that corresponds to an e-mail address, for all the activities that require you to send public information.

Links to other web sites and services

This site may provide links to other sites and services that are not maintained by Caribe Girl Scouts Council. These web sites have their own privacy policy, which you must read before visiting your site. We are not responsible for the links to other web sites and only provide such links for the convenience and information of our users.

Our guarantee

The protection and security of your Internet experience is extremely important to us. We make sure that there are physical, electronic and managerial measures to protect and help prevent unauthorized access, maintain data security, and correctly use the information we collect via the Internet.

In the case of children under the age of 18 years, you need the permission of a parent/guardian to use a credit card to make purchases on the Internet.

How to contact us

If you have questions about the rules on privacy policy, you may contact us in writing or by telephone:

Caribe Girl Scouts Council

500 Elisa Colberg ST

San Juan, Puerto Rico 00907-9908

(787) 721-5771

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