Policies For Website Indexing and Archiving (Updated 06/01/2019)

This page was created on June 1, 2019 by the 21st Masonic District social media staff to outline our policies regarding the indexing of this website by Internet search engines, their bots, website archiving services and other Internet entities. By using this website for the purpose of conducting the indexing of our website you are hereby agreeing in perpetuity that you and any automated bots that you may use are bound to follow these policies.
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Indexing Policy


Internet search engines both foreign and domestic including but not limited to AOL, Ask.com, Bing, DuckDuckGo, Google and Yahoo! etc... their employees and automated bots are hereby granted limited permission to access our site for the sole purpose of conducting the indexing of our pages so that those pages may be included in the search engine results within normal reason. Employees and/or the automated bots of a search engine which displays abusive behavior which may be detrimental to the operation of this website such as crawling our site at high speeds, changing our "robots.txt" file to ignore or modify the current settings, attempting to access restricted areas such as control panels, folders and/or files that control the operation of this website which are password protected or otherwise locked and/or an attempt to reverse-engineer any part of this website will be permanently banned.

Additionally, search engines when indexing our site are strictly prohibited from creating an archived version of this site (This includes a permanent or temporary "cache"). Any and all search engines including their bots which have been found to be creating archives of this site without the express written permission of the website owner will be permanently banned.

The Archiving of this website and its content

The owner of this website, herein, the Master Masons Association of the 21st Masonic District, Inc., a Florida non-profit corporation, its staff as well as the Most Worshipful Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons in the State of Florida of which the 21st Masonic District is subject to, takes copyright and trademark infringement seriously and we will vigorously enforce our rights and enforce the following policies under the laws of the State of Florida and the United States of America, we strictly prohibit any and all archiving and data collection services including but not limited to Archive.is, DomainTools.com, iTools.com, Page Freezer, Screenshots.com, Stillio Automatic Screenshots, The Internet Archive which includes their Wayback Machine service, Yubnub and other such services from using our website for the purpose of collecting or archiving data and media such as audio and videos, graphics, photographs and information related to our servers and WHOIS information. Any archiving service which is found to be conducting archving on our site will be permanently banned and subject to legal action including but not limited to Copyright and/or Trademark Infringement under the jurisdiction of the United States District Court, Middle District of Florida.

Internet archiving services are advised that if you have made archives of this website you are hereby instructed to immediately and forthwidth permanently delete such archives from your services including any and all backup services. Upon deletion you are to advise the owner of this website via email and its physical address by registered mail of your compliance.