Our Privacy Policy (Updated 08/26/2022)

What information do we collect?

Effective at Midnight on Friday August 26, 2022 and until further notice we've temporarily suspended the use of third party analytics data services on this website. As a result we no longer receive any type of analytic data from users visiting our website. If we resume using analytics data services an update will be posted.

Website Security and protection of your information

Access to our website and subdomains using our assigned network servers is always through a secured and encrypted SSL (Secure Socket Layer) certificate issued by a Google affiliated Certificate Authority (CA). A closed padlock next to our URL address indicates that any information you transmit between your computer and our website is 100% secure. An open padlock or no padlock next to our URL address indicates that our website is not secure and you should immediately cease accessing and transmitting any information to our website. Please email networkops@21stmasonicdistrict.com immediately to report any security deficiencies.

All data transmitted and stored on this website through our web hosting service or through any of our third party service providers is secure and accessible only by persons who have been authorized by the Master Mason Association of the 21st Masonic District, Inc., this includes administrators, network and technical operations and network security personnel. Anyone whose access has been terminated either voluntarily or for cause will no longer have any access to this website, its servers or any of the data contained therein, additionally they are bounded by a strict non-disclosure agreement that remains in effect in perpetuity.

The use of cookies and web beacons on our website?

Site Cookies -

In conjunction with the online services used by this website including web hosting provided Blogger and its related services through Google, when you visit our website an electronic cookie is placed onto your computer or mobile device to help personalize your experience, these cookies may automatically be deleted when you leave our website, Cookies can be deleted manually by going to your Internet browser settings.

The following Google services are used by our website to provide storage and delivery of our content from our website to your Internet browser, Album Archives, Blogger, Blogger Video, Drive, Photos, Sites and YouTube. In addition, the aforementioned Google services may also deliver to your Internet browser their own cookies and web beacons in addition to maintaining their own Privacy and Terms of Use policies.

Web Beacons -

We use Web Beacons to collect Browser Insight and/or Network to Network data. they originate from our CDN Google and/or our third party service provider. They may be subject to temporary and/or permanent termination at anytime by us, our CDN and/or our third party service provider without any prior notification.

If you wish to visit our site anonymously you can change the privacy settings in your browser.

Do we disclose any information to outside parties?

The Master Mason Association of the 21st Masonic District, Inc., a Florida Not-For-Profit corporation and its duly authorized staff does not and will not release, trade or otherwise transmit or transfer any data contained on our website and on our secure servers or third party services to any outside parties except when our designated legal representative receives a legally signed and issued court order or warrant served by a legally recognized law enforcement agent or when we believe it is appropriate to release such information because it is related to a life or death situation or a threat made against this website and its owners.

All legal requests, court orders or warrants to be served to the Master Mason Association of the 21st Masonic District, Inc. must be made through the 10th Judicial Circuit Court, Bartow, Polk County Florida.

Third party links?

At our sole discretion, the Master Mason Association of the 21st Masonic District, Inc. may include links to third party websites which are Masonic related, these websites have their own separate and independent privacy and terms of service policies unrelated to this website, therefore we have no responsibility or liability whatsoever for the content and activities of these linked website. Nonetheless we see to protect the integrity of our website and welcome any feedback on the inclusion of these website links on our website.

Children Online

The Master Mason Association of the 21st Masonic District, Inc. website compiles with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act of 1998 (15 U.S. Code § 6501). You must be at least Thirteen (13) years of age or older in order to access this website and by accessing this website you confirm that you meet the minimum age requirements as set forth by the COPPA law and that you consent to all of the privacy and terms of use policies contact on this website. If you are under the required minimum age as set forth by the COPPA law you must immediately and forthwith leave this website, clear your browser and cookies to prevent unauthorized disclosure. The Master Mason Association of the 21st Masonic District, its officers, Board of Directors, Association Members and website staff are not responsible in any manner whatsoever for the unauthorized access to this website and we are held without liability and harmless in perpetuity.

Online Privacy Policy Only

The online privacy policies created by the Master Mason Association of the 21st Masonic District, Inc. applies only to the information collected through this website online and not in any other manner including offline.

Your Consent

By using our site, you consent to our 21st Masonic District Privacy Policy.

Changes to Privacy Policy

If changes to our privacy policy are made, we will update the Privacy Policy modification date below. This policy was last modified on June 1, 2022.

Contacting Us

Questions regarding this privacy policy may be directed to Richard A. Schwarz, 21st Masonic District Website Privacy Officer via email privacyofficer@21stmasonicdistrict.com.