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We may collect the following information:
- contact information ( email address )
What we do with the information we gather
- We only require this information for you to register on the site and/or allow you to post to the site after authorization and provide you with a better service
Internal record keeping.
- We may use the information to improve our web site.
- We will only email you in response to requests sent to us.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Links to other websites
Our website may contain links to other Masonic websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide whilst visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.
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If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
Where we send your data
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You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:
- We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.
- You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please Contact the Lodge Secretary
- If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please email the Webmaster as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Acceptable email use policy
Use of email by Office Bearers of 683 is permitted and encouraged where such use supports the goals and objectives of st.John Whiteinch .
However, 683 has a policy for the use of email whereby the user must ensure that they:
- comply with current legislation
- use email in an acceptable way
- do not create unnecessary risk
- Do not use of 683 communications systems to set up personal businesses or send chain letters
- forwarding of 683 confidential messages to external locations
- distributing, disseminating or storing images, text or materials that might be considered indecent, pornographic, obscene or illegal
- distributing, disseminating or storing images, text or materials that might be considered discriminatory, offensive or abusive, in that the context is a personal attack, sexist or racist, or might be considered as harassment
- accessing copyrighted information in a way that violates the copyright
- broadcasting unsolicited personal views on social, political, religious or other non-business related matters
- transmitting unsolicited commercial or advertising material
- undertaking deliberate activities that waste networked resources
- introducing any form of computer virus or malware into the corporate network