May 7, 2008, (Revised March 20, 2009, March 8, 2010, August 26, 2016, May 23, 2018)
We recognize that your online privacy is important. This document outlines the types of personal information we receive and collect when you use Masonic-Lodge-of-Education.com, as well as some of the steps we take to safeguard information. We hope this will help you make an informed decision about sharing personal information with us.
Masonic-Lodge-of-Education.com strives to maintain the highest standards of decency, fairness and integrity in all our operations. Likewise, we are dedicated to protecting our customers', consumers' and online visitors' privacy on our website.
Masonic-Lodge-of-Education.com collects personally identifiable information from the visitors to our website only on a voluntary basis. Personal information collected on a voluntary basis may include name, postal address, email address, company name and telephone number.
This information is collected if you request information from us, participate in a contest or sweepstakes, and sign up to join our email list or request some other service or information from us. The information collected is internally reviewed, used to improve the content of our website, notify our visitors of updates, and respond to visitor inquiries.
Once information is reviewed, it is discarded or stored in our files. If we make material changes in the collection of personally identifiable information we will inform you by placing a notice on our site. Personal information received from any visitor will be used only for internal purposes and will not be sold or provided to third parties.
Information is collected by means of “cookies”. A cookie is a tiny bit of code placed by this website on your computer. Each time you come here, your browser gives my computer that code so I know that you've come back. That helps me know the kinds of articles that are most helpful to you.
The California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA), enacted in 2018, creates new consumer rights relating to the access to, deletion of, and sharing of personal information that is collected by businesses.
We have not sold any personal information in the previous 12 months.Google Analytics Cookies
I use a service called Google Analytics to analyze how you use this website. It collects demographic data and information about your interests, for example, by means of cookies. The cookies are kept on your computer. the information is shared with Google, which stores the information on its servers and then gives me statistical reports.
Masonic Lodge of Educatiton uses the information from Google Analytics to track the number of visits to the site and operating systems. No personally identifiable information is obtained from these cookies.
If you would rather your data is not collected via Google analytics, you can install its opt-out browser extension by clicking Opt out.
If you want to, you can turn cookies off by disabling them in your browser. You can learn how to do this at the About Cookies website.
You can set your browser to accept or reject all cookies automatically, or they can notify you when a cookie is being requested so you can decide what to do.
A web beacon is a transparent image file used to monitor your journey around a single website or collection of sites. They are also referred to as web bugs and are commonly used by sites that hire third-party services to monitor traffic. They may be used in association with cookies to understand how visitors interact with the pages and content on the pages of a web site.
Browsers can be set to accept or reject cookies or notify you when a cookie is being sent. Privacy software can be used to override web beacons. Taking either of these actions shouldn't cause a problem with our site, should you so choose.
Children's Online Privacy Protection Act
This website is directed to adults; it is not directed to children under the age of 16. We operate our site in compliance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, and will not knowingly collect or use personal information from anyone under 16 years of age.
In some cases, we may collect information about you that is not personally identifiable. We use this information, which does not identify individual users, to analyze trends, to administer the site, to track users' movements around the site and to gather demographic information about our user base as a whole. The information collected is used solely for internal review and not shared with other organizations for commercial purposes.
Our affiliate disclaimer policy is located here.
Release of Information
If Masonic-Lodge-of-Education.com is sold, the information we have obtained from you through your voluntary participation in our site may transfer to the new owner as a part of the sale in order that the service being provided to you may continue. In that event, you will receive notice through our website of that change in control and practices, and we will make reasonable efforts to ensure that the purchaser honors any opt-out requests you might make of us.
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