Privacy Policy

Last updated July 19, 2009 (this site) is committed to protecting your personal information from misuse while using this site. This policy statement explains what information we collect and how that information is used.

By accessing this site, you are consenting to the information collection and use practices described in this privacy statement.

This site is not directed at children under the age of 18. If you are under 18, please do not provide any personal information on this site.

Personal Information

You do not have to provide personal information to view information on this site. If you wish to contribute to the site, however, we require that you register by entering a username and password and providing a valid email address. This registration if free.

We do not provide your email address to third parties or engage in spam. Should you forget your username or password, we will send information to your email address allowing you to login again. We may also send you periodic mailings with information that we think may be of interest to you such as updates to the Site. If you no longer wish to receive such mailings, you may unsubscribe from our mailing list at any time.

This site may collect certain information about your visit, such as the Internet Protocol (IP) address through which you access the Internet; the date and time you access the site; and the pages you access while at the site.  This information is used to help improve the site, analyze trends, and administer the site.  Collecting usage information is a standard practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many web sites.

Contributed Information

Registered users may contribute information to the site to benefit other genealogists and historians.  By contributing to our site you provide the perpetual right to use and display the information on our site.  We do not sell contributed information or provide the information for sale by third parties.

Advertising Privacy

We use third-party advertising companies to serve ads when you visit our site. These companies may use information (not including your name, address, email address, or telephone number) about your visits to this and other websites in order to provide advertisements about goods and services of interest to you. If you would like more information about this practice and to know your choices about not having this information used by these companies, click here.

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