The Ancestry Guy believes that we have a professional and ethical responsibility to protect the privacy of our clients establishing the need to:
- Respect the privacy of living individuals, and never share information about living persons.
- Not to share information that someone has provided unless there is expressed written permission to do so.
- Not to share any of the information in the research reports that are generated unless there is expressed written permission to do so.
- Use the personal information that is provided only for the purpose of performing the research services authorized.
We respect your privacy and are committed
to protecting your privacy, ensuring that you have a positive
experience. This policy outlines our personal information, data
& record collecting & handling practices for both online and
offline data. If you give us personal information, we will treat
it according to this policy. We encourage you to read this
"Personal Information” is any information that can be used to
identify an individual, and may include, but is not limited to
name, birth, baptism, confirmation, marriage, death,
immigration, emigration, naturalization, email address, postal
or other physical address, title, occupation, and other such
genealogical, historical or family history information. The
reason we collect your personal information is simply to
research & preserve family history, genealogy and our heritage.
Your personal information, data & records: We do not sell or
rent your information to third parties or anyone else especially
for marketing purposes. Information may be shared with other
family members unless you specifically request that we not do
so. We may also respond to subpoenas, court orders, or legal
process by disclosing your information and other related
information, if necessary. We also may choose to establish or
exercise our legal rights or defend against legal claims. We may
collect and possibly share information and any other additional
information available to us in order to investigate, prevent, or
take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud,
situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of
any person, or as otherwise required by law.
Personal information, data & records collected shall be
protected in similar measures to that of a US Federal Census and
for a period of 72 years from the date of the event.
Additionally as long as an individual is living measures will
taken to protect sensitive information. Personal information,
data & records posted online will only show a year and not the
actual date of an event if an individual is living. We do this
by maintaining multiple & separate databases.