The Provincial Grand Lodge of East Lancashire
The Provincial Grand Lodge of East Lancashire

The Data Protection Act

The Provincial Grand Lodge and Provincial Grand Chapter of East Lancashire are registered with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO). Our Registration reference is ZA181643.

We take the matter of managing the personal information relating to our members very seriously to ensure staff, volunteers and members understand their responsibilities.

To that end, a revised policy can be found on this website along with a PowerPoint presentation for the benefit of staff and volunteers which, from time to time, they will be directed to or to other guidance placed on this site. This will be for the purpose of reminding them of their continuing obligations under the Data Protection Act.

The ICO have a wealth of advice, guidance and good practice on their website which can be found by visiting it at

They frequently also issue brief updates and the latest one can be found at:

If any members have queries regarding how the Province store and process personal information, then in the first instance, please contact the Provincial Secretariat who will be happy to assist you.

Martin Roche

Provincial Secretary/Scribe E – April 2017

The following information is available from this page:

Guidance Notes on Data Protection

Data Protection Policy

Data Protection Checklist

Data Protection Presentation and Update – Power Point Version

Data Protection Presentation and Update – PDF Version