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Website disclaimer

                                                          

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only. The information is provided by 257  and while we endeavour to keep the information up to date and correct, we make no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, about the completeness, accuracy, reliability, suitability or availability with respect to the website or the information,  or related graphics contained on the website for any purpose. Any reliance you place on such information is therefore strictly at your own risk.

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Every effort is made to keep the website up and running smoothly. However, 257 takes no responsibility for, and will not be liable for, the website being temporarily unavailable due to technical issues beyond our control.

Privacy policy

                                                          

This privacy policy sets out how 257 uses and protects any information that you give 257 when you use this website.

  • 257 is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.
  • 257 may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 2010.

What  information we collect and save

We may collect the following information:

  • name
  • Order (Chapter, Cryptic, Mariners)
  • contact information ( email address )

What we do with the information we gather

  • We only require this information to allow you to post to the site after authorisation and provide you with a better service 

Internal record keeping.

  • We may use the information to improve our web site.
  • We will only email you in response to requests sent to us.

Controlling your personal information

                                                                                       
You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following ways:

  • We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties.
  • You may request details of personal information which we hold about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please Contact  Scribe Ezra
  • If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please  email the Webmaster as soon as possible. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.

Security

                                                              

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure we have put in place suitable physical, electronic procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

How we use cookies

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We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyse data about webpage traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

 Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

 You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

Links to other websites

Our website may contain links to other Masonic websites of interest. However, once you have used these 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 statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

Acceptable email use policy

Use of email by Office Bearers of 257 is permitted and encouraged where such use supports the goals and objectives of st.John .

However, 257 has a policy for the use of email whereby the user must ensure that they:

  • comply with current legislation
  • use email in an acceptable way
  • do not create unnecessary risk

Unacceptable behaviour

  • Do not use of 257 communications systems to set up personal businesses or send chain letters
  • forwarding of 257 confidential messages to external locations
  • distributing, disseminating or storing images, text or materials that might be considered indecent, pornographic, obscene or illegal
  • distributing, disseminating or storing images, text or materials that might be considered discriminatory, offensive or abusive, in that the context is a personal attack, sexist or racist, or might be considered as harassment
  • accessing copyrighted information in a way that violates the copyright
  • broadcasting unsolicited personal views on social, political, religious or other non-business related matters
  • transmitting unsolicited commercial or advertising material
  • undertaking deliberate activities that waste networked resources
  • introducing any form of computer virus or malware into the corporate network