Masonic Maps PRIVACY_Privacy Notice

This privacy notice is to explain to users of how
we use any personal information we collect about you when you use this website.


This site provides general information which are not intended to be definitive statements of law or fact. Users must refer (here) to our Terms and conditions of use to determine how this general information may be used.

When we collect information about you

We collect information when you visit the site, contact us, register with
us or use our services including but not limited to subscribing to any newsletters, blog or updating your profile.


If you contact us, we may keep a record of that communication.

We also collect information when you voluntarily provide feedback or
make suggestions to us and participate in surveys for research purposes.

We may also ask you for information if you report a problem with the site, services or materials.

Website usage information is collected using cookies.

How we will use information about you

We use information you provide to contact you regarding your registration and if you agree, to let you know about our products or services that may be of interest to you.

We use information to manage accounts of registration and may personalise your repeat visits to our website.

We collect information to learn about how people use our site and ways we can improve our service to users.

We may use information you provide to contact you about changes to our services.

We may disclose information that we hold about you to data processors that process personal information on
our behalf. Any such disclosure will be disclosed in accordance with and only for the purposes stated in this
privacy notice or otherwise permitted.


Very important: We will not sell, distribute or lease your information to third parties unless we have your permission or
are required by a legal authority to do so.


How information is stored

We will take reasonable technical and operational security measures to protect personal information that we hold.

Unfortunately the transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure.

Although we will do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of your
transmitted data; any transmission is at your own risk.

Once we have received your information we use strict procedures and security features to try to
prevent unauthorised access.


Where we have generated or you have chosen a password which enables you to access areas or services of
the website including but not limited to updating your profile page or posting feedback, you are responsible
for keeping this password confidential.

We ask you not to share this password with anyone and remind you to log off when using a shared computer.


Visitors to our website

When someone visits our website we collect standard internet log information and details of visitor behaviour patterns using Google Analytics. This analytical tool uses 'cookies', which are text files placed on your computer.

We do this to find out things such as the number of visitors to the various parts of the MasonicMaps website. We collect this information in a way which does not identify anyone, unless the user voluntarily registers with our site.

We do not make any attempt to find out the identities of those visiting our website.


The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) is
transmitted to Google.

This information is then used to evaluate visitors' use of the website and to compile statistical reports on
website activity for MasonicMaps.

To find out more about cookies, including how to control and delete them, visit


We will not associate any data gathered from this site with any personally identifying information from any
source as part of our use of the Google statistical analytics tool.

oogle will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. Neither MasonicMaps nor Google will link, or seek to link, an IP address with the identity of a computer user.


If we do want to collect personally identifiable information through our website, we will be upfront about this.
We will make it clear when we collect personal information and will explain what we intend to do with it.


Links to other websites

Our website contains links to other websites however, please note that this privacy notice does not cover
the links within this site linking to other websites.


Once you have used 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 notice.


We encourage you to read the privacy statements on the other websites you visit.

Getting in touch

MasonicMaps aims to meet the highest standards when collecting and using personal information.
For this reason, we take any complaints we receive about this very seriously.


We encourage people to bring it to our attention if they think that our collection or use of information is unfair, misleading or inappropriate. We would also welcome any suggestions for improving our procedures.

This privacy notice was drafted with brevity and clarity in mind. It does not provide exhaustive details of all
aspects of MasonicMaps' collection and use of personal information. However, we are happy to provide any additional information or explanation needed.

Any requests for this should be communicated to us by using our feedback form.


You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you.

If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information please email us. If you agree, we will try to
deal with your request informally, for example by providing you with the specific information you need by email.


We reserve the right to charge a fee of £10 to meet our costs in providing you with the details of information
we hold about you.


We want to make sure your personal information is accurate and up to date.
You may ask us to correct or remove information you think is inaccurate, please contact us to do so.



Changes to this privacy notice

We keep our privacy notice under regular review and we will place any updates on this webpage.
You should check this page regularly to ensure you are happy with any changes.

This privacy policy was last updated on 1st February 2013.


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