Privacy Policy

Who we are

Provincial Grand Lodge and Chapter of Lincolnshire

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Contact forms

We may collect personal data about you, including for example if you have supplied it to us your name, phone number and email address. This data is used only for the purposes of maintaining your access to the website.


If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Google Analytics allows us to gather statistical information about our visitors (users) and their behaviour on our website. This includes counting the number of visitors, which pages are visited, how visitors find our website and what technologies they use to browse it. In turn, this helps us to improve our website.

Who we share your data with

 Trusted third parties contracted to maintain the website will have access to your data. We do not share data with third parties for their own purposes.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website  we  store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site 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.

Your contact information

You may contact us by email

or by post to The Data Protection Officer, The Provincial Grand Secretary
                        Provincial Grand Lodge of Lincolnshire
                        Masonic Hall
                        Cambridge Road
                        Great Grimsby
                        North East Lincolnshire
                        DN34 5SZ

Additional information

How we protect your data

Your data is stored securely to prevent unauthorised access.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event that we believe there is a serious breach to our systems or data we will inform the Information Commissioner’s Office within 72 hours and will inform the affected members as soon as practically possible thereafter.