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Privacy Policy for Grand Orange Lodge of Scotland (website operating as Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland or LOIS)
Last Updated: 29th October 2023


1. Introduction

Welcome to Loyal Orange Institution of Scotland website. We respect your privacy and are committed to protecting your personal information. This Privacy Policy explains how we collect, use, and safeguard the data you provide to us. By using our website, you consent to the practices described in this policy.

2. Information We Collect

2.1. Personal Information: We collect the following personal information from individuals only if provided via shop orders, membership accounts or specific communications boxes. The IP Address of all visitors is used for monitoring purposes and not stored locally but by third-party software Google Analytics.

  • Name

  • Email

  • Telephone

  • Address

  • IP Address

2.2. Collection Methods: We collect information through:

  • Forms on our website
    Google Analytics

  • Meta Pixel

3. How We Use Your Information

We use the collected information for the following purposes:

  • Logging into the website

  • Communicating via email upon user request

  • Monitoring website activity

  • Development of the website

  • Marketing to new customers (non-remarketing)

4. Sharing Information

We do not share your data with partners or service providers. However, your information may be shared with advertisers such as Meta for the use of likeness matching to gain new members and users.

5. Data Security

We take the security of your data seriously. Data collected through our website is stored securely by our hosting platform, Wix. Offline data is stored securely on our Sharepoint accounts or under protected files.

6. GDPR Compliance

We comply with the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) for users within the European Union. This includes providing users with the ability to:

  • Delete their online profile at any time.

  • Request in writing the deletion of any information from our Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system.

7. Cookies and Tracking Technologies

We use cookies and tracking technologies to monitor site traffic and usage for website development and marketing purposes. We do not use these technologies for remarketing to current users.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or for other operational, legal, or regulatory reasons. Any changes will be posted on this page.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this Privacy Policy or your personal information, please contact us at Grand Orange Lodge of Scotland, 21 Carlton Court Glasgow, G5 9JP, United Kingdom.

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