This privacy statement discloses the privacy practices for kiondaga.org, the official Kiondaga Lodge website. By using this website, you are consenting to our collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
Who We Are
We are Kiondaga Lodge, Buffalo Trace Council chartered by the Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America.
When visitors leave comments on the site we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.
When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.
If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.
Embedded Content & Outside Websites
The website links to webpages that are not controlled by Kiondaga Lodge. While leadership ensures webpages linked to are safe and contain quality information at the time of writing, the lodge cannot guarantee how content will be maintained by the site’s author. When you visit an outside website, you are subject to their own terms and policies.
It is the lodge policy that outside content is Scouting or OA-related. Outside websites that are commonly linked to include: Buffalo Trace Council, ScoutingEvent.com (Buffalo Trace Council’s event registration vendor), OA Section E1, Order of the Arrow, Boy Scouts of America, and social media pages controlled by the lodge.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.
What rights you have over your data
If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that w3e erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
Analytics are processed using a self-hosted service, Matomo. Data is retained by Kiondaga Lodge.
We partner with Microsoft Clarity and Microsoft Advertising to capture how you use and interact with our website through behavioral metrics, heatmaps, and session replay to improve and market our products/services. Website usage data is captured using first and third-party cookies and other tracking technologies to determine the popularity of products/services and online activity. Additionally, we use this information for site optimization, fraud/security purposes, and advertising. For more information about how Microsoft collects and uses your data, visit the Microsoft Privacy Statement.
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