DeMolay.org is committed to protecting your privacy. Any information we collect is gathered to ensure secure transactions and to provide a more customized web experience. Below is a detailed list of the information we collect, and how we protect it. If you have any concerns, comments or complaints, be sure to let us know. For more information about the security of your information, please see our security information page.
In general, you can visit the DeMolay web site (www.demolay.org) without telling us who you are or revealing any personal information about yourself. We do, however, collect some non-personal information.
As you travel through our site, we may collect and store information about your visit on an anonymous, aggregate basis. This information may include the following:
- time and length of your visit
- pages you look at on our site
- web browser software you are using
- site from which you linked to DeMolay.org
We use this information only to measure site activity and to develop ideas for improvement. This information is never linked to you personally.
Do we collect personal information?
There are specific services that are provided by our site for which we collect some personal information. Some of the requested information is required and some is optional. Required information is noted as such. The amount of information you provide is up to you, although some services are contingent upon providing required information. Most services are also available by postal mail or by telephone. See below to find out what information is required for each service.
The following is a list of required information that must be provided in order to use each service.
DeMolay Community Forum
- Username (Can be your real name or a pseudonym.)
- E-mail address (The address is verified for validity.)
Purchase Products Online From the DeMolay & More Store
- Your name
- Your mailing address
- Your telephone number
- Product selections
- Shipping preference
- Payment information (see our security information page.)
DeMolay is a registered IRS 501(c)(3) organization. All contributions to DeMolay are, therefore, tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law. When making a tax-deductible gift to DeMolay, a donor may specify purpose for the gift and may make the contribution in honor or memory of another individual. DeMolay assumes the responsibility for providing the donor with proper documentation of his/her gift, using the funds in the manner requested, and notifying any honorees of the donor's gift recognition (the amount of the gift will be kept in confidence).
The information necessary for making a contribution could include:
- Donor name, address, telephone number, payment information (see our security information page.)
- The stated purpose of the gift (general or specific)
- Contact information of the person being honored or family member of one being memorialized
Subscribe to DeMolay.org E-mail List(s)
- E-mail address
Receive a Catalog from the DeMolay & More Store
- Telephone number
Contest Entries, Surveys and Other Registrations
- Phone number
- Other information necessary for the specific promotion
Please read our policy on release of personal information.
As an organization which serves youth, DeMolay International takes the protection of children very seriously. We will never knowingly request personally identifiable information from anyone under the age of 13 without requesting parental consent. Please read our policy on release of personal information for details on the protection of children's information.
Personal information provided by you is used to fulfill and mail orders, contact a purchaser when necessary (such as when a delivery may be delayed or when an ordered product is out of stock), complete a requested payment (such as an online donation), or to provide the specific service being requested (such as joining an e-mail list). The DeMolay & More Store may also use this information to notify consumers about new products or services and special promotions.
DeMolay will never sell, rent or disclose your personal information to outside parties without your consent, unless compelled by law or court order to do so.
You may review and revise any personal information we have about you by sending a request to firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 1-800-DEMOLAY. If you do not want to receive future promotional information from DeMolay, you may let us know by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.
Protection of Sensitive Information
Please see our security information page.
This site provides a message board system and subscribable e-mail lists. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Our site may contain links to other sites. Other sites may also reference or link to our site. DeMolay International is not responsible for the privacy practices, security, or content of such other sites, even those that carry the DeMolay name.
By providing any personal information to this site, you fully understand and unambiguously consent to the collection and processing of such information.