www.odfhs.org.uk is committed to ensuring that your privacy is protected. 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.
www.odfhs.org.uk 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 1st of June 2012.
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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.
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Links to other websites
Our website contains links to other websites of interest and benefit to your research. 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 whilst 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.
Internal record keeping
Any information you may supply via this website will only be used to facilitate genealogical research within the Society's remit. No information will be passed to third party organisations.
We are committed to ensuring that your information is secure. In order to prevent unauthorised access or disclosure, we have put in place suitable physical, electronic and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information we collect online.
Controlling your personal information
If you believe that any information we are holding on you is incorrect or incomplete please write to or email us as soon as possible at the address given in the Contact Information. We will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.
Should you wish to remove any information that we hold please write to or email us as soon as possible at the address given in the Contact Information.
We will not sell, distribute or lease your personal information to third parties unless we are required by law to do so.