How we use Cookies

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We use cookies to help identify your computer so we can tailor your user experience. You can disable any cookies already stored on your computer, but these may stop our website from functioning properly.

The following are not Strictly Necessary, but are required to provide you with the best user experience and also to tell us which pages you find most interesting (anonymously).

  • Functional Cookies - This Website Will:
    • Track the pages you visits via Google Analytics
  • Targeting Cookies - This Website Will:
    • Allow you to share pages with social networks such as Facebook (If available)
    • Allow you to share pages via Add This (If available)

This website will not:

  • Share any personal information with third parties.

Our Website Disclaimer

The information contained in this website is for general information purposes only.

What is this Privacy Policy for?

This privacy policy is for this website [] and governs the privacy of its users who choose to use it.

The policy sets out the different areas where user privacy is concerned and outlines the obligations & requirements of the users, the website and website owners. Furthermore the way this website processes, stores and protects user data and information will also be detailed within this policy.

The Website:

This website and its owners take a proactive approach to user privacy and ensure the necessary steps are taken to protect the privacy of its users throughout their visiting experience. This website complies to all UK national laws and requirements for user privacy.

Use of Cookies:

This website uses cookies to better the users experience while visiting the website. This website indicates to the user on their first visit the use of cookies and gives the user the choice of continued use of the website thereby accepting the use of cookies or the option to leave. This notification is repeated when the user revisited the website after a period of 30 or more days since their last visit. This complies with recent legislation requirements for websites to obtain explicit consent from users before leaving behind or reading files such as cookies on a user's computer / device.

Cookies are small files saved to the user's computers hard drive that track, save and store information about the user's interactions and usage of the website. This allows the website, through its server to provide the users with a tailored experience within this website. Users are advised that if they wish to deny the use and saving of cookies from this website on to their computers hard drive they should take necessary steps within their web browsers security settings to block all cookies from this website and its external serving vendors.

This website uses tracking software to monitor its visitors to better understand how they use it. This software is provided by Google Analytics which uses cookies to track visitor usage. The software will save a cookie to your computers hard drive in order to track and monitor your engagement and usage of the website, but will not store, save or collect personal information. You can read Google's privacy policy here for further information [ ].

Other cookies may be stored to your computers hard drive by external vendors when this website uses referral programs, sponsored links or adverts. Such cookies are used for conversion and referral tracking and typically expire after 180 days, though some may take longer. No personal information is stored, saved or collected.

Contact & Communication:

Users contacting this website and/or its owners do so at their own discretion and provide any such personal details requested at their own risk. Your personal information is kept private and stored securely until a time it is no longer required or has no use, as detailed in the Data Protection Act 1998. Every effort has been made to ensure a safe and secure form to email submission process but advise users using such form to email processes that they do so at their own risk.

This website and its owners use any information submitted to provide you with further information about the products / services they offer or to assist you in answering any questions or queries you may have submitted. This includes using your details to subscribe you to any email newsletter program the website operates but only if this was made clear to you and your express permission was granted when submitting any form to email process. This is by no means an entire list of your user rights in regard to receiving email marketing material. Your details are not passed on to any third parties.

Email Newsletter:

Where this website operates an email newsletter program, used to inform subscribers about products and services supplied by this website. Users can subscribe through an online automated process should they wish to do so but do so at their own discretion. Some subscriptions may be manually processed through prior written agreement with the user.

Subscriptions are taken in compliance with UK Spam Laws detailed in the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003. All personal details relating to subscriptions are held securely and in accordance with the Data Protection Act 1998. No personal details are passed on to third parties nor shared with companies / people outside of the organisation that operates this website. Under the Data Protection Act 1998 you may request a copy of personal information held about you by this website's email newsletter program. A small fee will be payable.

Email marketing campaigns published by this website or its owners may contain tracking facilities within the actual email. Subscriber activity is tracked and stored in a database for future analysis and evaluation. Such tracked activity may include but is not limited to; the opening of emails, forwarding of emails, the clicking of links within the email content, times, dates and frequency of activity. This information is used to refine future email campaigns and supply the user with more relevant content based around their activity.

In compliance with UK Spam Laws and the Privacy and Electronic Communications Regulations 2003 subscribers are given the opportunity to un-subscribe at any time through an automated system. This process is detailed at the footer of each email campaign. If an automated un-subscription system is unavailable clear instructions on how to un-subscribe will by detailed instead.

External Links:

Although this website only looks to include quality, safe and relevant external links, users are advised to adopt a policy of caution before clicking any external web links mentioned throughout this website. (External links are clickable text / banner / image links to other websites.)

The owners of this website cannot guarantee or verify the contents of any externally linked website despite their best efforts. Users should therefore note they click on external links at their own risk and this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any external links mentioned.

Social Media Platforms:

Communication, engagement and actions taken through external social media platforms that this website and its owners participate on are custom to the terms and conditions as well as the privacy policies held with each social media platform respectively.

Users are advised to use social media platforms wisely and communicate / engage upon them with due care and caution in regard to their own privacy and personal details. This website nor its owners will ever ask for personal or sensitive information through social media platforms and encourage users wishing to discuss sensitive details to contact them through primary communication channels such as by telephone or email.

This website may use social sharing buttons which help share web content directly from web pages to the social media platform in question. Users are advised before using such social sharing buttons that they do so at their own discretion and note that the social media platform may track and save your request to share a web page respectively through your social media platform account.

Shortened Links in Social Media:

This website and its owners through their social media platform accounts may share web links to relevant web pages. By default some social media platforms shorten lengthy urls (this is an example:

Users are advised to take caution and good judgement before clicking any shortened urls published on social media platforms by this website and its owners. Despite the best efforts to ensure only genuine urls are published many social media platforms are prone to spam and hacking and therefore this website and its owners cannot be held liable for any damages or implications caused by visiting any shortened links.

Resources & Further Information:

Our Terms and Conditions

Welcome to and thank you for taking the time to read our Terms and Conditions. If you continue to browse and use this website, you are agreeing to comply with and be bound by the following terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern 's relationship with you in relation to this website. If you disagree with any part of these terms and conditions, please do not use our website.

The term '' or 'us' or 'we' refers to the owner of the website. The term 'you' refers to the user or viewer of our website.

The use of this website is subject to the following terms of use:


  1. The content of the pages of this website is for your general information and use only. It is subject to change without notice.
  2. Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.
  3. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this website meet your specific requirements.
  4. This website contains material which is owned by or licensed to us. This material includes, but is not limited to, the design, layout, look, appearance and graphics and textual content. Reproduction is prohibited other than in accordance with the copyright notice, which forms part of these terms and conditions.
  5. Any redistribution or reproduction of part or all of the contents in any form is prohibited other than the following:
    • you may print or download to a local hard disk extracts for your personal and non-commercial use only.
  6. You may not, except with the express and prior written permission of Loyal Berkshire Lodge of Hope 574:
    • clone, include (mirror), copy, re-use, modify, distribute or, in any way, exploit the original text or content contained on this website.
    • transmit or store the original text or content contained on this website in any other website or other form of electronic retrieval system.
    • use any of the original text or content contained on this website within any documents you produce.
  7. Loyal Berkshire Lodge of Hope 574 and it's online presence retain the copyright on our text and graphical content.
  8. All trademarks reproduced in this website, which are not the property of, or licensed to the operator, are acknowledged on the website.
  9. Unauthorised use of this website may give rise to a claim for damages and/or be a criminal offence.
  10. From time to time, this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content of the linked website(s).
  11. Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales.

Use of

By using you are agreeing to the terms and conditions and the privacy policy set out on this website.

If you do not agree to these terms and conditions you should exit the website immediately. It is suggested that you should read all of the terms and conditions prior to using this website. For your peace of mind you should print or save these terms and conditions for future reference should they be needed. Access to the site is granted on a temporary basis; the service can and may be withdrawn at any time.

At no point should the material on this site or its content be used for any commercial purpose without prior agreement and written confirmation. Data on this site must not be copied, monitored or accessed via a manual process or by a spider, scraper or any other automated means without prior agreement. You must not incorporate any part of this website in to another website without prior agreement.

You agree not to use to collect email addresses or other contact information of others, take part in or perform illegal activities, do anything that may violate the rights of others. Misrepresent yourself or falsely state your identity. You must not upload any personal details of anyone else but yourself. The site is not to be used to send, upload, post or distribute any promotional material unless with consent from Us. You must not post links to alternative community groups without prior consent from Us.

Possibility of Change:

We reserve the right to change our terms and conditions. This means that our terms may vary from each visit. Please make sure that you review the terms and conditions on a regular basis to ensure that you are aware of any variations. Continued use of the site will indicate an acceptance of the any changes. If at any point you do not agree with the changes in the terms and conditions you should not remain on the site.

Content Rules:

Any content posted by you on this site must: -

  1. Be precise when facts are stated
  2. Be genuine opinions of you and not of any other person
  3. Be compliant with the local laws of the country of origin

You must avoid: -

  1. Comments that are defamatory to any other person
  2. Material of a sexual nature or material that may be perceived as obscene
  3. Breaking any copyright or database laws
  4. Provide misleading information or falsely identifying yourself as a customer
  5. Upset, bully, embarrass or annoy another person
  6. Portray your comments in a way that implicates

Intellectual Property Rights:

You have the right to view and print out a single copy of this website and the content displayed for none commercial use only. We and/or our licensors hold the copy right of the information, content and images displayed on this site. No logo's, trademarks or service marks may be printed or downloaded unless they for part of the text that is being downloaded. You must not modify digital or paper copies of information content or data. The content on this site must not be utilised, copied, published or displayed on any other website without prior consent.

Our intellectual property rights, without limitation include, all copyright, design rights, patents, inventions, logos, business names, trading names, service marks and trademarks, internet domain names, moral rights, rights in databases, data, source codes, software, specifications, know how, processes and business methods (in all cases whether registered or unregistered and including all rights to apply for registration), in and relating to this Website (including information, content, material or data displayed on it), belong to us or our licensors and all such rights are reserved.

All comments, posts reviews made by you will remain under your ownership however may be used by Us as we see fit. You Grant Us royalty free and unlimited licence to use your comments, reviews, blogs and give us the right to adjust, display, maintain, distribute, extract, sell, accumulate, reproduce, publish, excerpt, utilise, make available and transmit such User Content in any manner and for any purpose we see fit.

You're Responsibilities:

It is solely your responsibility to make sure that all precautions are taken to make sure that the data provided by you is free from spyware, viruses, trojans, worms and all harmful or disruptive software.

If you become a user of the site by registering it is essential that you keep all of your user name and passwords confidential. This is your responsibility and these details must not be shared. If your registration details are shared you will be held liable for the content published from your profile.

It is your responsibility to make sure that any information that you provide is correct, precise and above all truthful. We do not accept any liability for any damage, harm or loss you may suffer due to content added by you. Content deemed to be dishonest, inaccurate or you do not disclose all related facts will be removed and you will be suspended or excluded from the site.

You agree that you will be liable to Us for any loss, damage, demand, claim, expense or liability that we may encounter due to your conduct or comments on this site.


We aims to provide a high level of service. If you are unhappy with any aspect of this site please use the contact us section of the site and a member of our team will be in contact within 3 working days.

Governing Law:

The terms of use set out on this website and your use of this website shall be governed by and interpreted in accordance with English Law.

Both parties submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the courts of England, Northern Ireland and Wales in the connection with these terms of use and your access to this website.