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Hilliard Historical Research Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Hilliard Historical Research uses and protects any information that you provide when you use this website.

I take the privacy of my clients very seriously. I am registered with the ICO and take steps to ensure that your details are held securely. Your email, home address and/or phone number will be stored on my client database which is backed up regularly. I will only use this information in order to contact you about your family research. I will retain the personal data you have shared with me no longer than is necessary to fulfil the purposes I collected it for, including satisfying any legal, accounting or reporting requirements. Any information relating to you, your family or your research enquiry will be treated with complete confidentiality and will not be passed on to a third party without your prior permission. If you choose to pay fees by PayPal all transactions take place in a secure web environment.

Hilliard Historical Research may change this policy from time to time by updating this page. You should check this page occasionally to ensure that you are happy with any changes. This policy is effective from 2nd April 2019.

What is collected

Hilliard Historical Research may collect the following information:

What is done with the information gathered

Any information gathered is to understand your needs and provide you with a better service, and in particular for the following reasons:

Cookies and browsing this site

A cookie is a small file of text and numbers that we put on your computer.  The only cookies used by this site are analytical cookies, which allow us to compile anonymous statistics of visitors to our website.

If you would like to have more detailed information about cookies, then please go to www.allaboutcookies.org.

The cookies we use are Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics sets a cookie in order to evaluate your use of the website and to compile reports for us on activity on the website.  Google stores the information collected by the cookie on servers in the United States. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

For an overview of Google Analytics: www.google.co.uk/intl/en/analytics/privacyoverview.html
The overview provides a link to Google's browser opt-out which gives you the opportunity to opt out of all Google Analytics on all websites.

Links to other websites

This website may contain links to other websites of interest. However, once you have used these links to leave this site, you should note that Hilliard Historical Research does not have any control over that other website. Therefore, I 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.

Controlling your personal information

Hilliard Historical Research is registered with the Information Commissioner (Registration no. Z2579820) and complies with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 1998.

You may choose to restrict the collection or use of your personal information in the following way:

You may request details of personal information which is held about you under the Data Protection Act 1998. A small fee will be payable. If you would like a copy of the information held on you please contact me.

If you believe that any information Hilliard Historical Research is holding on you is incorrect or incomplete, please get in touch as soon as possible. I will promptly correct any information found to be incorrect.


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