Updated: 25 May 2018
1. Your privacy is protected by two guiding principles:
• Your e-mail address or other contact information is only provided by you voluntarily.
• I do not share your personal or contact information with anyone.
If you would like to subscribe to my blog and receive e-mails no more than twice a month, please click the Login/Sign Up button at the top right of the blog page.
If you would like to contact me about a potential family history project, please provide your information on the contact form on this website.
Both of those provisions of personal information are voluntary, opt-in choices. You are providing your information so that I can respond to your requests and/or improve your user experience by having blog posts delivered to your inbox no more than twice a month.
I do not and will not sell or share your information with anyone else, including the web hosting company.
2. Visitor analytics
This website uses Visitor Analytics to collect aggregate date about visitors. This information is used to improve website content and is not linked to anything personally identifiable, It is not shared or sold to any third parties.
For more information on Visitor Analytics, please read their provided policy:
"Visitor Analytics is a simple website analytics service which measures the traffic and visitors' general details of the customers' websites. Collecting these statistics, a website can make their visitors' experience better (e.g. which pages they visit and when, where they are approximately located, where does a user land first or if they are coming from a specific referral).
Basically, as a website owner using Visitor Analytics, we are using cookies to collect data about visitors' device type and screen size, approximate location, browser, OS, IPs, page visits, bounce rate, conversions and popular content on the website. All this data is pseudonymized and Visitor Analytics will never use the collected data to identify individual users or to match it with additional information on an individual user. Each visitor has control over the cookies placement.
You can control and/or delete cookies as you wish by checking your browser settings on each device - for details, see aboutcookies.org.
3. Your rights to your information
International privacy rules give you rights over personally-identifying information collected for website purposes, including the right to withdraw any consent previously given; the right to review data that’s been collected; the right to correct or update your data; the right to have any portable information transferred to another data controller; and the right to have any personally-identifying information erased. Please e-mail me at if you want to to exercise any of these rights and don’t see a way to do so by simply clicking a link.
4. Third-party links
My blog posts often contain links to other websites. I am not responsible for their content or privacy practices. If you click through to another website, please read its privacy policies before using that other website.