Using this site
Our commitment to privacy
Your privacy is important. To better protect your privacy this page explains this site's online information practices and the choices you can make about the way your information is collected and used. (See also How my system works.) To make this notice easy to find, there is a link to this page in the footer of every page on this site titled "Privacy".
Information that is collected
The primary objective in genealogy is to identify all ancestors and descendants in a particular family tree and to collect information on them, referred to as genealogical information. This genealogical information includes:
This information may be collected directly from our members or may be obtained from publicly available documents, other genealogists, or other creditable sources.
Information that is not collected
The following are never collected:
Information that is not displayed
The following information may be in our records but is not displayed unless the person has given permission:
You can request that information that is not otherwise publicly available or is of a sensitive nature be marked "Private" (and not displayed).
Access to our information
The web site is publicly available but all the information is not. Unregistered visitors and registered Guests cannot see any information about or media attached to living people other than their surname and initials.
Living person display