We receive a number of different types of information about you, including:
Your information is the information that's required when you sign up for the site, as well as the information you choose to share.
When you sign up on Scoutmessengers, you are required to provide your name, email address.
Information you choose to share
Your information also includes the information you choose to share on Scoutmessengers, such as when you post content, upload a photo, or comment on another members content.
Information we receive about you
We receive types of information about you:
We receive data about you whenever you interact with Scoutmessengers, such as when you look at content, search for content, click on, view or otherwise interact with things on Scoutmessengers.
We also put together data from the information we already have about you.
When we use the phrase "public information", we mean the information you upload as content or comments which is automatically made publicly available.
Information that is always publicly available
The types of information listed below are always publicly available.
This helps other members identify authorship of uploaded content. If you are uncomfortable sharing your real name, you can always choose an inkognito username.
These help other members recognize you. If you are uncomfortable making this photos public, you can always delete it or choose an inkognito profile picture.
Groups and Scout Web Communities
Information about which official Scout groups you are a member of and which Scout Web Communities you follow, helps others identify you and which Scout networks you are a part of. If you are uncomfortable making this information public, you can always choose not to provide this information or deleted at a later time.
Anything you upload as content including text, photos, videos, links, locations and comments is automatically made publicly available.
How we use the information we receive
We use the information we receive about you in connection with the services and features we provide to you and other users and Scout organisations. For example, we may use the information we receive about you:
- as part of our efforts to keep Scoutmessengers safe and secure;
- to provide you with location features and services, like telling you and other members about content, groups or Scout Web Communities nearby;
- Notifying you about unread content and content that is not yet shared outside Scoutmessengers;
- for internal operations, including troubleshooting, data analysis, testing, research and service improvement.
Granting us this permission not only allows us to provide Scoutmessengers as it exists today, but it also allows us to provide you with innovative features and services we develop in the future that use the information we receive about you in new ways.