Policies

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Privacy Policy

At Applegate Genealogy, we recognize that the privacy of your personal information is important. Here is information on what types of personal information we receive and collect when you use and visit Applegate Genealogy, and how we safeguard your information. We will never sell your personal information to third parties.

Should we ask you to provide certain information by which you can be identified when using this website, then you can be assured that it will only be used in accordance with this privacy statement.

Applegate Genealogy may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page from time to time to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from this date.

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What We Collect

We may collect the following information: contact information, including email address; demographic information, such as postcode, preferences and interests; and other information relevant to customer surveys and/or offers.

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What we do with the Information we Gather

We require this information to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and we may use the information to improve our products and services.

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Security

We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorized access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.

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Cookies

A cookie is a small file which asks permission to be placed on your computer’s hard drive. Once you agree, the file is added and the cookie helps analyze web traffic or lets you know when you visit a particular site. Cookies allow web applications to respond to you as an individual. The web application can tailor its operations to your needs, likes and dislikes by gathering and remembering information about your preferences.

We use traffic log cookies to identify which pages are being used. This helps us analyze data about web page traffic and improve our website in order to tailor it to customer needs. We only use this information for statistical analysis purposes and then the data is removed from the system.

Overall, cookies help us provide you with a better website, by enabling us to monitor which pages you find useful and which you do not. A cookie in no way gives us access to your computer or any information about you, other than the data you choose to share with us.

You can choose to accept or decline cookies. Most web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. This may prevent you from taking full advantage of the website.

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Advertising

At present, we are a participant in the GenealogyBank, Fold3 and Newspapers.com Affiliate Programs, affiliate advertising programs designed to provide a means for us to earn income by linking to GenealogyBank, Fold3 or Newspapers.com. This is at no additional cost to you, and all views expressed about GenealogyBank’s, Fold3’s or Newspapers.com’s products and services belong to Applegate Genealogy. Third parties may serve content and advertisements, collect information directly from visitors, and place or recognize cookies on visitors’ browsers. We have no control over their activity. Please refer to their own privacy policies for further information.

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Links to Other Websites

Our website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave our site, you should note that we do not have any control over that other website. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for the protection and privacy of any information which you provide while visiting such sites and such sites are not governed by this privacy statement. You should exercise caution and look at the privacy statement applicable to the website in question.

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Controlling Your Personal Information

We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we have your permission or are required by law to do so. At this time, Applegate Genealogy does not maintain an email list, newsletter or any other automated marketing system that collects and uses personal information.

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Opt Out

If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please contact us.

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Comments

If you comment on a blog piece any personal information you supply will not be used or stored unless required by law. If you send or post harassing or otherwise inappropriate content your information may be held and provided to the proper authorities for possible legal action. Keep in mind this is a public website so comments you make may be visible to anyone who visits this site.