In general, the Site can be visited without telling us who you are or providing any information about yourself. In some areas of the Site, we ask you to provide information that will enable us to process an order or offer services that require registration, assist you with consulting support issues or to follow up with you. Generally, requests requiring identifying information are when you:
- Place an order
- Provide feedback to an online survey
- Request a SPECIAL SERVICE
- Request information or files
In these instances, GenealogySearch, LLC will ask for your name, address, e-mail address, phone number and other appropriate information needed to provide you with these services. In all instances, if you receive a newsletter or other mailing from us, you will always be able to "unsubscribe" to these mailings at any time.
If you choose to give us personal information for any of the purposes above, this information is retained by GenealogySearch, LLC and will only be used by GenealogySearch, LLC to support your customer relationship with us. We will not add you to a mailing list, or newsletter without your registration for this service. We will only contact you if further information is required from you to complete a service.
GenealogySearch, LLC does not share, rent, or sell any personally identifying information provided through our Site (such as your name or email address) to any outside organization for use in its marketing or solicitations. From time to time GenealogySearch, LLC may use agents or contractors who will have access to your personal information to perform services for GenealogySearch, LLC, however, they are required by us to keep the information confidential and may not use it for any purpose other than to carry out the services for GenealogySearch, LLC. In addition, GenealogySearch, LLC may also share aggregate information about its customers and its website visitors to advertisers, business partners, and other third parties. For example, we might share that our users are x percent PCs users and y percent Macintosh users. None of this information, however, will contain personal, identifying information about our users.
Children's Privacy Protection
GenealogySearch, LLC is sensitive to the heightened need to protect the privacy of children under the age of 13. The vast majority of the material on our website is not intended for children and is not targeted to children under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect data from children and, if we learn that we have received personal data from a child, we will remove this information from our database.
Changes to this Policy
GenealogySearch, LLC may from time to time revise
are aware of any such revisions. We will not, however, use your existing
information in a manner not previously disclosed. You will be advised and have
the opportunity to opt out of any new use of your information.
Credit Card Security
We know customers are concerned about credit card security. We use one of the world's largest funds transfer agencies - PayPal.
If you choose to use a PayPal account, your personal credit card information will not be given to GenealogySearch, LLC.