Cookies are small text files stored by your browser on your computer or mobile phone when you browse websites.
Our cookies enable us to:
– Make our website work as expected
– Improve the speed/security of the site
– Allow you to share pages with social networks like Facebook and Twitter
– Continuously improve our website for you
– Track visits to sites articles so we know what information is popular for visitors
– Collect any personally identifiable information
– Collect any sensitive information
– Pass personally identifiable data to third parties
– You can learn more about all the cookies we use below
MORE ABOUT OUR COOKIES
Website Function Cookies
Our own cookies
– Allowing you to vote in polls
– Blocking the IP addresses of known or potential hackers
There is no way to prevent these cookies being set other than to not use our site or disabling them in your browser settings.
THIRD PARTY FUNCTIONS
Like most websites we include functionality provided by third parties.
– Videos (powered by YouTube and Vimeo)
– Google Maps
– Other embedded content
Disabling these cookies will likely break the functions offered by these third parties
SOCIAL WEBSITE COOKIES
So that you can share our content on the likes of Facebook and Twitter we have included sharing buttons on our site.
Cookies may be set by:
– Google Plus
– AddThis – (who provide us with social buttons)
– ShareThis – (who provide us with social buttons)
The privacy implications on this will vary from social network to social network and will depend on your settings with them.
VISITORS STATISTICS COOKIES
You can opt-out of being tracked by Google Analytics (we’d prefer you didn’t though as this data is helpful to us in improving our website and therefore your experience on it https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gaoptout)
Our policy is always to obtain permission before putting details or photographs of Brethren and non-Brethren on this site. If we have failed to do this, or if anyone appearing here no longer wishes to do so, please inform us via email and we will remove or obscure the image or text immediately. Any articles published on this site are provided by the brethren, and are not necessarily the views of Grand Lodge or Provincial Grand Lodge.