Privacy Policy

Who we are

At the Freemasonry Report, we are committed to providing you with a safe, fun, and informative website, without the worry of your personal information being used inapppropriately. While you are on FreemasonryReport.com, some information is gathered about you. This information, which is typical of most websites, helps us to know how many people visit the site and how we can best serve you.

This privacy policy includes the following information:

  • Third party vendors, including Google, use cookies to serve ads based on a user’s prior visits to your website or other websites.
  • Google’s use of advertising cookies enables it and its partners to serve ads to your users based on their visit to your sites and/or other sites on the Internet.
  • Users may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. (Alternatively, you can direct users to opt out of a third-party vendor’s use of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info.)

This website may or may not have opted out of third-party ad serving, the cookies of other third-party vendors or ad networks may also be used to serve ads on the site, which are being disclosed now to you in the following manner:

  • FreemasonryReport.com is notifying you, our site visitor(s) of the third-party vendors and ad networks serving ads on your site.
  • Currently, we do not have any, but if things change – we will provide links to the appropriate vendor and ad network websites – such as www.google.com, which may be one in the near future.
  • Please note, we want to inform you, our users, that you may visit those websites to opt out of the use of cookies for personalized advertising (if the vendor or ad network offers this capability). Alternatively, you, our user, can opt out of some third-party vendors’ uses of cookies for personalized advertising by visiting www.aboutads.info

Our Privacy Policy is explained below. This Privacy Policy may be update frequently, so if you are extraordinarily sensitive about data collection, you may want to keep checking back.

1. Information We Collect from You

Data can be collected and processed when our website is in operation by you. The following are approved methods of collection:

1.1 If you register for information or complete a purchase, by filling out a form we can collect the information provided. Freemasonry Report does not store any credit card information, only your Paypal email address. We never see your credit card information, only Paypal does.

1.2 Traffic data, weblogs, location data, and any other communication can be collected. These details come from your visit to our site and any resource tools you use while on the site.

1.3 Any communication on our website or to the Freemasonry Report or its assigns. This includes contact forms on the site, email communication, commenting on the website, etc.

Our website address is: https://freemasonryreport.com.

2. Use of Cookies

Circumstances may arise when we may need to gather information about your computer to help provide appropriate services or products to you or to prevent SPAM. This information may be shared with advertisers on the Freemasonry Report.

Cookies are used to collect general statistics about the type of users of this website. We may use cookies to improve your experience, but if you are sensitive about cookies, you can simply block them on any modern web browser.

If our advertisers use cookies it will result from a click on their ad, so if you want to prevent advertiser cookies, simply avail yourself of the “block cookies” feature of your web browser.

3. Use of Your Personal Information

3.1 Any commitment we make on a contracted basis with you or with others.

3.2 If information is requested from the Freemasonry Report concerning services or products that we offer, we may use your personal information.

3.3 Notification re- changes or improvements may be sent to you in regards to product or service changes that could affect our service to you.

3.4 Existing customers can be contacted on the topic of goods or services related to a previous sale, if we feel you might be interested in additional books, apps, or other products.

3.5 Added use of your data may include permission for third parties to use your data. This permission would be granted by you in regards to unrelated products or services that may be in your interests.
We or third parties can only contact you in regards to this information if consent has been provided for information collection.

3.6 Personally identifiable data about you, which could be used to disclose your identity, is never shared with third parties without your consent.

4. Storing Your Personal Data

4.1 Your data is safely secured in encrypted locations around the world.

4.2 Secured servers are used by our company to ensure proper data storage. Information on transactions is kept encrypted for safety measures.

4.3 Transmission of data on the internet is inherently insecure. We do not and cannot guarantee security of information collected electronically or transmitted; however, we take reasonable steps to provide security.
As a result of our inability to guarantee safety, you are submitting information to us at your own risk. The only way to be truly safe is to not transmit any data to the Freemasonry Report.

5. Disclosing Your Information

5.1 Personal information to third parties may be disclosed:

5.2 This disclosure occurs when we sell all or a section of our business or assets to a third party.

5.2.1 Personal information can be offered to any member of our company, such as subsidiaries, holding companies and their subsidiaries only if deemed appropriate.

5.2.2 Legal requirements may force us to share your information.

5.2.3 Lowering credit risk and fraud protection may result in information disclosure.

5.3 Comments – No user is allowed to leave a comment. No user in the future will be allowed to leave a comment. This website feels the comments section only get used by spammers online. Therefore, we have completely eliminated this function from our website.

5.4 Media – If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

5.5 Contact forms – Cookies – If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year. If you visit our login page, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser. When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed. If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

5.6 Analytics – Who we share your data with & How long we retain your data – If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue. For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

5.7 What rights you have over your data – If you have an account on this site, or have left comments, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

5.8 Where we send your data – Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

6. Third Party Links

6.1 Links might be discovered on our site that direct you to third parties. You should check their terms of use and privacy policy. We do not accept liability or responsibility for their privacy policies or their actions

6.2 Embedded content from other websites – Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website. These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracking your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.

Advertising Privacy Statement
This Site is affiliated with AdSense for the purposes of placing advertising on the Site. AdSense uses standard and widely-available tools for the placement and serving of ads, including those provided by Google, Inc. and its affiliates. We publish interest-based advertisements on the Site; that is, ads that are tailored to reflect your interests. To help understand your interests, Adsense, Google and our other advertising partners will track your behaviour on our website and on other websites across the Internet using cookies.

A cookie is a file containing an identifier (a string of letters and numbers) that is sent by a web server to a web browser and is stored by the browser. The identifier is then sent back to the server each time the browser requests a page from the server. Cookies may be either “persistent” cookies or “session” cookies: a persistent cookie will be stored by a web browser and will remain valid until its set expiry date, unless deleted by the user before the expiry date; a session cookie, on the other hand, will expire at the end of the user session, when the web browser is closed. Cookies do not typically contain any information that personally identifies a user, but personal information that we store about you may be linked to the information stored in and obtained from cookies.

By using this Site, you consent to the use of such cookies and the sharing of data captured by such cookies with AdSense, Google, and our other third party partners. You can view, delete or add interest categories associated with your browser by visiting: https://adssettings.google.com. You can also opt out of the network cookie using those settings or using the Network Advertising Initiative’s multi-cookie opt-out mechanism at: http://optout.networkadvertising.org. However, these opt-out mechanisms themselves use cookies, and if you clear the cookies from your browser your opt-out will not be maintained.

For European Economic Area Residents

If you reside in a country in the European Economic Area (EEA), then under the GDPR and applicable data protection laws you have the rights, among other things, to access your personal data, have us erase it, and/or restrict its further processing. If you wish to access or delete your personal data (if any) maintained by us or AdThrive related to advertising on the Site, you can contact us at i4advertisingagency@gmail.com and contact AdSense. If you wish to see a list of the advertising partners we work with or change which of those partners track your behavior using cookies, click the ad preferences link at the bottom of the site. (Available in the EU.)

Publisher Properties, including, but not limited to, web-sites, desktop and mobile applications, etc, must feature an active and consistently accessible Privacy Policy.  The Privacy Policy must comply with the Network Advertising Initiative (NAI) Code of Conduct, and feature, at a minimum, the following disclosures:

  1. A conspicuous hyper-link to an NAI-approved Opt-Out mechanism for Interest-Based Advertising, such as – here
  2. A clear statement to the fact that data may be collected for the purpose of Interest-Based Advertising on the property.
  3. A description of the types of data that is collected from users for the purpose of Interest-Based Advertising.
  4. An explanation of the purposes for which the collected data will be transferred to third-parties.

For any questions or assistance, please reach out to: i4advertisingagency@gmail.com

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