Data Protection Notice White Ensign Lodge/Chapter No.9169

This notice is for all candidates and Freemasons of the White Ensign Lodge and Chapter No.9169 in the Province of Worcestershire. It applies to the processing of your personal data by the Lodge/Chapter.

Section 1 sets out the purposes for which your data will be used by the Lodge/Chapter if you are a candidate to become a Freemason.

Section 2 sets out the purposes for which your data will be used by the Lodge/Chapter if you are a Freemason.

Please note that your personal data will also be processed by the Province of Worcestershire and the United Grand Lodge of England as separate data controllers and so you are also referred to their respective Data Protection Notices.

I. Use of your data during your application to become a Freemason

As a candidate to become a Freemason, you consent to the processing, retention and sharing of your personal data for the purpose of assessing your membership application and any other Masonic applications you may make.

You can withdraw your consent and request erasure of your data at any time prior to your initiation by notifying your proposer and seconder that you wish to cancel your application.

II. Use of your data after you become a Freemason

As a Freemason your data will be processed, retained and shared for any reasonable purposes required by the Book of Constitutions or the bodies it sanctions from time to time. These purposes include, but are not limited to, the following purposes:

  1. Assessing any Masonic applications you make;
  2. Registering you as a member of Freemasonry;
  3. Receiving communications to which you are entitled as a Mason;
  4. Recording the progress of your career in Freemasonry; and
  5. Masonic disciplinary processes.

You may stop your data from being used by the Lodge/Chapter by resigning from the Lodge/Chapter.

The Lodge/Chapter is located at:
Redditch Masonic Centre, 21 Easemore Road, Redditch, Worcs, B98 8ER.
Please contact the Lodge Secretary/Chapter Scribe E by post or email to:

if you wish to:

  1. Object to the Lodge/Chapter processing your data;
  2. Request access to your data; or
  3. Request rectification of your data.

The legal bases on which your personal data will be used in accordance with this Section 2. are:

  1. The legitimate interests of the Lodge/Chapter as a not for profit membership organisation; and
  2. The fulfilment of contractual obligations owed to you by your Lodge/Chapter .

In this notice “Book of Constitutions” means the General Laws and Regulations for the Government of the Craft of the United Grand Lodge of England from time to time.

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