Having a Unit web site is a great way to keep your Unit parents informed and to get your scouts involved in Unit activities. But having and managing a public facing web site carries specific responsibilities. And one that focuses on our children carries an even larger responsibility.
- Do not publish anything that is indecent, pornographic, or inappropriate.
- Do not publish anything that is illegal, unethical, or rude.
- Do not publish anything embarrassing to anyone in your Pack or Troop or to the Scouting organizations in general.
- Do not publish any trademarked or copyrighted information unless you have specific permission to do so. Scouting related logos, graphics, and emblems are allowed provided they are not altered in any way.
- A scout’s last name, address, phone number, or any other identifying information whatsoever shall never be published. If you must identify a child, use only their first name. Pictures of scouts are permitted, but they must not have identifying information associated with them.
- Names and other personal information about adults shall be published only with the approval of the adult.
- If anyone asks to have their information removed, respect their wishes and remove the information.
- You and everyone else in your Pack or Troop is repsonsible for ensuring that these basic rules are met. If you see content that breaks these basic rules, you need to notify your Unit Leader immediately to remove the offending content.
These simple rules will ensure that your web site is a safe and enjoyable place to be.