Provincial Grand Lodge of

The Scottish Borders

Privacy Policy


The Provincial Grand Lodge of The Scottish Borders (herein after referred to as the ‘Provincial Grand Lodge’) recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of the visitors to The Provincial Grand Lodge Website. Any personal data collected through The Provincial Grand Lodge Website will be regarded and treated as confidential and in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. However, the collection of such data is unintentional as The Provincial Grand Lodge has not designed or consciously put in place any system designed to collect personal information.


The Provincial Grand Lodge intends that the information published on The Provincial Grand Lodge Website is up to date and accurate. However, the information on the Website does not constitute legal or professional advice, guidance or recommendation and The Provincial Grand Lodge, its Office Bearers, Trustees and members, and each of them, will not accept any liability for actions arising from its use nor will they be held responsible for the contents of any Website or other source referenced by any external link.


A "cookie" is a small data file that certain Websites write to a hard drive when a user visits that Website. The only personal information a cookie can contain is information a user personally supplies. A cookie cannot read data from a user’s hard disk or read cookie files created by other Websites. Cookies, however, enhance a Website’s performance in a number of ways including providing a secure way for to identity verification during a visit to a Website and personalizing the user’s experience with The Provincial Grand Lodge Website while making it more convenient for the user.

The Provincial Grand Lodge may therefore use cookie technology to track or record information about visitors to The Provincial Grand Lodge Website. These cookies are “session specific” and are not used to record personal information or to associate personal information with the use of The Provincial Grand Lodge services. Privacy and security are not compromised if and when the user accepts a cookie from The Provincial Grand Lodge Website. Users can refuse cookies by turning them off on their web browsers (see under “Tools” and then “Internet Options”) and users do not need to have cookies turned on to successfully use the Website. If you are in any doubt about Cookies we suggest that you navigate away from this Website

Questions or Suggestions

If anyone has any questions or suggestions regarding this policy or considers The Provincial Grand Lodge is not properly adhering to it then The Provincial Grand Lodge invites information and contents to be sent to The Provincial Grand Lodge through the undernoted contact: The Webmaster via the "Contact Us" page.