Data Protection Notice

Freemasonry Today

Subscribing members of UGLE

Every subscribing member of a Lodge in London or a Province who has a UK address registered with United Grand Lodge of England is entitled to receive a copy of the quarterly magazine, Freemasonry Today.  If you are entitled to receive a copy then your name and address will be shared quarterly with the printers and distributors of the magazine for the sole purpose of sending the magazine to you.  The legal basis for this use of your data is the legitimate interests of United Grand Lodge of England as a membership organisation.  If you would prefer not to receive the magazine in hard or digital copy then please use the “remove from mailing list” option at https://www.freemasonrytoday.com/contact-us.  You may also use this link to notify of a change to your address or to re-subscribe for the magazine. 

If you have a visual impairment and request an audio version of Freemasonry Today then with your consent United Grand Lodge of England will share your name and address with its chosen distributor from time to time of the audio versions.  If you receive the audio version then United Grand Lodge of England will share your name, address and subscribing status with the distributor for the purpose of keeping the distributor’s records accurate and up to date.

Other recipients of the magazine

Digital copy

If you have signed up to receive a digital copy of the magazine your email address and name will be stored and used to provide you with new editions of the magazine and any related administrative communications.  If a third party distributor is used to send the emails to you on our behalf your name and email address will be shared with that distributor for that sole purpose.  The legal basis on which these details are processed by UGLE is the legitimate interests of United Grand Lodge of England as provider of the magazine. 

If you would prefer not to receive the magazine then please use the “remove from mailing list” option at https://www.freemasonrytoday.com/contact-us.  You may also use this link to notify of a change to your address or to re-subscribe for the magazine. 

Hard copy

If you have signed up to receive a hard copy of the magazine your name and postal address will be used to provide you with new editions of the magazine and any related administrative communications.  If third parties are used to print or send the magazine to you on our behalf your name and email address will be shared with those third parties for that purpose. 

Your payment details will be collected separately by Paypal and used by it in accordance with its data protection notice. A copy is available at https://www.paypal.com/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full?country.x=uk&locale.x=en_uk.

If you would prefer not to receive the magazine then please use the “remove from mailing list” option at https://www.freemasonrytoday.com/contact-us.  You may also use this link to notify of a change to your address or to re-subscribe for the magazine.

Other communication

If you communicate with the United Grand Lodge of England it may monitor, record, store and use any telephone, email, webform or other communication with you in order to communicate with you in relation to your query, respond to the issues raised, check any information you have provided, maintain records of recent communications for legal reasons and improve the quality of the services it offers.  The legal basis for this processing is the legitimate interests of United Grand Lodge of England as a membership organisation.

Data Rights

Your data controller is The United Grand Lodge of England of Freemasons’ Hall, 60 Great Queen Street, London WC2B 5AZ.

If you wish to see a copy of, object to the processing of, rectify or erase the personal data held about you please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

If you have any questions or complaints about how your data is processed please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  If you have raised your concerns but not received a satisfactory response you have the right to complain to the Information Commissioner’s Office.  More information about complaints can be found at https://ico.org.uk/make-a-complaint/.

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