The Viking Council is committed to respecting and protecting
the personal privacy of its members and those who visit its
Web site. It is our policy to acquire personal information
from users only by publicly disclosed and voluntary means,
only when it is in the interest of the user to provide it, and
to utilize this information only for the purpose it was
This site collects anonymous data that is NOT
indicative of and CANNOT be traced to an individual without
the cooperation of their Internet Service Provider. This
data includes information about the user's remote IP address;
referral data (which page or domain "linked" to the present
request), and the browser software's user-agent string.
This information is accepted passively from the HTTP headers
that are sent as part of normal traffic from the user when
requesting any file from the server.
Non-passive information entered by directly by site
visitors is electronically sent to the Viking Council via
email or retrieved from the web site. Written
inquiries may be directed to:
Viking Council BSA
5300 Glenwood Avenue
Minneapolis, MN 55422-5192
The Viking Council does not share personally identifiable
information about its web site visitors with anyone.
The Viking Council does not use its Web site to collect any
personally identifiable information from children.
Where "age" or "date of birth" is requested, no information
will be accepted at Viking Council unless the response
indicates that the user is at least 13 years of age or older.
Providing personal information is never a prerequisite for
accessing any of the content or resources on this Web site.
All forms that request data are voluntary and refusal to
submit personal information requested by our interface will
never result in a user being denied access to any on-line
content or resource he or she would be able to access were the