Welcome to the official website of Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington. This website is owned and operated by Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington, Inc., a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization headquartered in Portland, Oregon.
If our policy changes in the future, we will let you know by posting the policy changes on our website. We will treat all personal information we collect in accordance with the privacy notice in effect at the time the information is collected.
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington’s online properties comprise of, but are not limited to, all pages found under www.girlscoutsosw.org.
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington uses its best efforts to respect and protect the privacy of its online visitors. At our site, we do not collect personally identifiable information from individuals unless they provide it to us voluntarily and knowingly. This means we do not require you to register or provide information to us in order to view our site. Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington only gathers personally identifiable data, such as names, addresses, zip/postal codes, email addresses, etc., when voluntarily submitted by a visitor. This information is used solely by Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington or other entities who are involved in the operation of this site for internal purposes. We do not sell information you provide to us online to third parties. We will only share personally identifiable information with third parties when (i) the person submitting the information authorizes us to share it; (ii) sharing the information is a necessary operation of the site, for instance, to process a credit card transaction, or (iii) we are required to by law. Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington has no control over or responsibility for the data collection and use practices of third parties that process online transactions.
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington welcomes children to
learn more about our organization and, where appropriate, participate
in polls and surveys, as well as submit comments, artwork, writings
and other submissions for posting on our website and for use in GSOSW
publications and PR. For this reason, Girl Scouts of Oregon and
Southwest Washington follows the guidelines for interactive electronic
media published by the Children's Advertising Review Unit (CARU) of
the Better Business Bureau for pages targeted to children under 13.
However, we encourage this be done only with their parent's knowledge
In keeping with CARU's Principle regarding respecting and fostering the parents' role in providing guidance for their children, we encourage parents to check and monitor their children's use of e-mail and other online activities regularly.
Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington uses "cookie" technology only to obtain information including Personal Data from its online visitors in order to improve visitors' online experience and facilitate their visit within our site. Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington may use web beacons to improve website services, conduct website analytics, first party advertising relating to us and our sponsors, and to optimize the browsing experience.
We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit
our site. These companies may use Personal Data and other information
(but not your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about
your visits to this and other Web sites in order to provide
advertisements about goods and services of interest to you on this or
other websites. Read more information about this
practice at http://www.networkadvertising.org and
http://www.aboutads.info/choices to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies.
Links to other websites and services
This site may be linked to other sites and services that are not maintained by Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington. These websites have their own privacy policies, which you should review prior to visiting them. We have no responsibility for linked websites and provide these links solely for the convenience and information of our visitors.