Provincial Grand Lodge of Caithness


 Copyright Terms and Conditions


Website Copyright Terms and Conditions

"This and the following pages contain information about Provincial Grand Lodge of Caithness" (hereinafter referred to as the ‘PGLC’) copyright and links to external Websites.
They also contain an important liability disclaimer.


The information contained on this Website is the copyright © property of the PGLC (unless stated otherwise) and is protected by international copyright laws.
The PGLC website is provided for personal, private and non-commercial use only. No user or recipient has any right to modify, copy, distribute, transmit, display, perform, reproduce, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, exchange or sell any information, material, software, images, graphics or source code obtained from the PGLC Website.
No part of the PGLC Website may be reproduced in any form whether electronically or otherwise (other than temporarily in the course of using the Website) without the express prior written consent of the Provincial Grand Lodge of Caithness.

Links to External Web Sites

The PGLC Website has included, or may include, links to third party Internet Web sites controlled and maintained by others. When accessing these links the user leaves the PGLC Website. These links are included solely for the convenience of users and their presence does not constitute any endorsement by the PGLC of the Websites linked or referred to nor does the PGLC have any control over, or responsibility for, the content of any such Websites.

Liability Disclaimer

The PGLC Website is produced and made available in absolute good faith. For the avoidance of any doubt, neither the PGLC nor any of its Trustees, Office-Bearers or members give or make any representations or warranties of any kind, whether express, actual or implied, in relation to all or any part of the PGLC Website or any contents thereof or any Website or Websites to which the PGLC Website is linked. All warranties and representations of every kind and howsoever arising are hereby absolutely and expressly excluded to the fullest extent permitted by law.

Electronic Communications and Websites
Information & Communications Committee
Revision 2

July 2006/7

Liability for material reproduced on the PGLC Website remains with the author(s) and/or originator(s) of the material concerned and not with the PGLC. Responsibility for errors and/or omissions in all material remains with the author(s) and/or originator(s) and not the PGLC.

The content of the PGLC Website does not constitute the dispensation or giving of any kind of advice, recommendations or guidance by or on behalf of the PGLC and must not be relied upon in making, or refraining from making, any decision. There is no guarantee that the Website will be free of infection whether by viruses or from any other cause or source which may be harmful or destructive. All parties use the PGLC Website entirely at their own risk and without recourse to the PGLC, its Office-bearers, Trustees and members or any of them.

To the fullest extent permitted by law, the PGLC and, separately, its Trustees, Office-Bearers and members, all jointly and severally, hereby disclaim all liability (howsoever arising) in connection with any loss or damage, arising out of or in connection with any use of, or inability to use, all or any part of the PGLC Website or any site to which the PGLC Website is linked or any action taken (or not taken) as a result of access to the use of any of these.

Editorial Control

The PGLC can exercise editorial control only over material commissioned and/or produced by it. The PGLC cannot, under any circumstances, change, add to, or subtract from, any material previously produced by others, that is prior to reproduction by the PGLC.
Errors and omissions in such previously reproduced material are the responsibility of the original author or commissioning body and not the PGLC.
Errors and omissions in material reproduced on the PGLC Website which do not occur in the original material should be brought to the attention of the Web Master.
If correction is required, the full text of the original material, author, source, dates and place(s) of primary publication must be submitted to the PGLC which will then make appropriate adjustments and corrections having regard to the submission.

Provincial Grand Lodge of Caithness All references in the PGLC Website and in these pages to “the PGLC” include references to all of the members of the PGLC and the PGLC Trustees and Office-Bearers, all jointly and severally. Provincial Grand Lodge of Caithness is a Daughter Lodge of The Grand Lodge of Scotland.
And that (The Grand Lodge of Scotland) is the ultimate authority on all matters relating to Scottish Freemasonry.

Privacy Policy

Provincial Grand Lodge of Caithness (herein after referred to as the ‘PGLC’) recognises the importance of protecting the privacy of the visitors to the PGLC  Website. Any personal data collected through the PGLC Website will be regarded and treated as confidential and in accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998. However, the collection of such data is unintentional as the PGLC has not designed or consciously put in place any system designed to collect personal information.


The PGLC intends that the information published on the PGLC Website is up to date and accurate. However, the information on the Website does not constitute legal or professional advice, guidance or recommendation and the PGLC, its Office Bearers, Trustees and members, and each of them, will not accept any liability for actions arising from its use nor will they be held responsible for the contents of any Website or other source referenced by any external link.


A cookie is a small data file that certain Websites write to a hard drive when a user visits that Website.The only personal information a cookie can contain is information a user personally supplies.
A cookie cannot read data from a user’s hard disk or read cookie files created by other Websites.
Cookies, however, enhance a Website’s performance in a number of ways including providing a secure way for it to identity verification during a visit to a Website and personalising the user’s experience with the PGLC Website while making it more convenient for the user.


The PGLC may therefore use cookie technology to track or record information about visitors to the PGLC Website. These cookies are “session specific” and are not used to record personal information or to associate personal information with the use of the PGLC services.
Privacy and security are not compromised if and when the user accepts a cookie from the PGLC Website.
Users can refuse cookies by turning them off on their web browsers (see under “Tools” and then “Internet Options”) and users do not need to have cookies turned on to successfully use the Website.

Questions or Suggestions

If ANYONE has any questions or suggestions regarding this policy or considers the PGLC is not properly adhering to it then the PGLC invites information and contents to be sent to the Provincial Grand Lodge of Caithness.
Through the
 under-noted contact :-
Robert Thompson  Webmaster.







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