Virtual Programming


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To view our handbook and other policies you may find them here.

5/25/20-5/29/20

Virtual Program Descriptions

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DISCLAIMER

 

In an effort to continuously serve members during the Club closure, Boys & Girls Clubs of Fitchburg, Leominster and Gardner Clubhouses (BGCFL&G) are providing distance-based Club experiences with Club staff facilitating program activities through online platforms. BGCFL&G will be using different paltforms and applications provided by third parties that members, parents/guardians and/or staff will access via the Internet and use for purposes of communication and programming presentation. These platforms are Zoom, Google Hangouts, Facebook and/or Instagram.

This letter seeks consent for your child to utilize Zoom, Google Hangouts, Facebook and/or Instagram for distance-based Club program purposes. These platforms provide an opportunity to deliver video and chat-based educational experiences to members via any device. Please be aware that the platforms collect information about its users and have their own privacy terms and conditions to which members must adhere. Please review privacy terms and conditions carefully before registering your member on these platforms.

In order to participate in distance-based Club experiences, you will need to provide the following:

  • A computer, mobile, or tablet device with access to the Internet
  • A quiet space at home in which members can participate in distance-based experiences under the supervision of an adult
  • Registration is required for most platforms, you will need to provide some customer data, including but not limited to: your email address and first and last name (for more information, see privacy policies below)

We will use Facebook and Instagram for posting program activities, events, and updates.

We will use Google Hangouts for the following:

  • Group chats
  • Video conferencing
  • Media sharing (for example, uploading images of artwork or other projects)
  • Google Privacy Policy

We will use Zoom for the following:

  • Group chats
  • Video conferencing
  • Media sharing (for example, uploading images of artwork or other projects)
  • Zoom Privacy Policy

Part or all of the virtual programming sessions may be recorded and used for marketing, training, or future programming purposes. By allowing your child(ren) to participate in BGCFL&G’s virtual programming you are giving permission for your child(ren) to be recorded and for those recordings to be used by the organization.

Our commitment to keeping the young people we serve safe is always our number one priority. BGCFL&G will actively monitor member activity on these platforms and will make every effort to protect member information by, among other things, maintaining control of, and access to, the data collected; prohibiting re-disclosure of member information; limiting the purposes for which the online platforms may use member information; ensuring there is no advertising and that no member information is collected for commercial purposes.

Further, all activities online must comply with BGCFL&G’s safety policies, including the Standards of Conduct and the Prohibition of One on One Contact Policy, which are available on the safety page of our website. https://bgcfl.org/club-safety/