Members are increasingly expecting their Lodges and other masonic entities to follow best data protection practice. This guidance is intended to help provide some practical answers to common questions. It is not legal advice, and is not a substitute for independent legal advice, if thought necessary. In particular, the answers will vary depending on the local circumstances. As a rule of thumb, whether at Lodge, Province or District level we must all take care to use members’ personal data only in a way which the relevant members would expect.