Square and Compasses Scottish Saltire Lodge Camelon 1456 Scottish Saltire Square and Compasses

GDPR - Privacy Notice

Who are we?
We are Lodge Camelon No 1456 and are a Freemasons Lodge within the Province of Stirlingshire. We operate under the auspices of the Grand Lodge of Scotland. Lodge Camelon is committed to maintaining the trust and confidence of our members and visitors to our Lodge and our website. In particular, we do not sell, rent or trade email lists with any other company for marketing purposes. This Privacy Policy highlights why we collect personal information, how we use it, the limited conditions under which we may disclose it to others and how we keep it secure.

What information do we collect about you?
We collect information about you when you apply for membership of our Lodge. We may collect further information which is voluntarily given to us by you, e.g. change of address.

How will we use the information about you?
We collect information about you to facilitate the administration of the Lodge as membership details are necessary for this. We use details to communicate with Lodge Members.
Where it is necessary for the effective administration of the Craft, we shall pass on your personal information to the Provincial Grand Lodge of Stirlingshire and the Grand Lodge of Scotland.
Lodge Camelon will not share your information for marketing purposes with any other organisations. Where personal information is requested for law enforcement purposes and accompanied by the appropriate paperwork we will share what is necessary for the prevention and detection of crime.

What is our lawful basis for processing personal data?
Our lawful basis for processing personal data is legitimate interests as defined in Article 6(1)(f) of the GDPR.  The legitimate interests pursued by us are the effective administration and governance of Freemasonry in Lodge Camelon.

Storage and access to your information and correction.
Information is stored in two ways
1.    In written form in the Lodges register of members. This is securely stored in the Lodge premises and can only be accessed by the Brother Secretary or the Brother Treasurer or via either of them on request.
2    In electronic form. This is stored on a secure database on the personal computer of the Brother Secretary and can only be accessed by him or via him on request.
You have the right to request a copy of the information that we hold about you on either. If you would like a copy of some or all of your personal information, please email or write to the Lodge Secretary at the address provided below. We want to make sure that your personal information is accurate and up to date. You may ask us to correct or delete information you think is inaccurate.

Cookies are text files placed on your computer to collect standard internet log information and visitor behaviour information. This information is used to track visitor use of the website and to compile statistical reports on website activity. We do not store any private information from cookies. For further information please visit www.aboutcookies.org
You can set your browser not to accept cookies and the above websites tell you how to remove cookies from your browser. However in a few cases some of our website features may not function as a result.

Other websites.
Our website may contain links to other websites. This privacy policy only applies to this website so when you link to other websites you should read their own privacy policies.

Changes to our privacy policy
We keep our privacy policy under regular review and we will place any updates on this web page. This privacy policy was last updated on 20 September 2023.

How to contact us

Please contact us if you have any questions about our privacy policy or information we hold about you:

Lodge Camelon No 1456
200 Grahams Road
FK2 7BX 

Lodge Secretary
H Graeme Russell - graeme.russell@blueyonder.co.uk