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Data Protection Policy

Data protection

The owners of this site take the protection of your personal data very seriously. We treat your personal data confidentially and in accordance with the statutory data protection regulations and this privacy policy.

This small non-commercial family history site contains details of living people resident in the EU and elsewhere. For privacy purposes their details are not displayed to people who access the site without logging in.

Specifics about this site:

  • No advertising is done on this site
  • No marketing is done for this site
  • No selling or sharing of any details on this site.
  • No full addresses of any living person
  • No phone/mobile numbers
  • No credit card or other payment info
  • Email addresses are only kept for the registered users who have user accounts on this site
  • No spam or other regular emails are sent from this site. Occasional administrative related emails are sent to registered users

Details of living people are only visible to registered logged-in users. User accounts are only supplied to people who can show a valid relationship to the family tree.

Personal information is only used for creating a family history.

The use of our website is possible without providing personal data. When personal information is requested (for example, name and email address on the contact form), this is given voluntarily. This data will not be passed on to third parties.

We point out that sending information over the Internet is subject to security issues. Complete protection of the data from being accessed by third parties is not possible.


This website use cookies. Cookies do not harm your computer and do not contain viruses. Cookies perform important functions in the operation of this site. Cookies are small text files that are stored on your computer by your browser.

Most of the cookies we use are "session cookies". They are automatically deleted when you close your browser. Other cookies remain stored on your device until you delete them. These cookies allow us to recognize your browser the next time you visit and restore some of your preferences (such as your preferred language).

You can configure your browser settings so that you are informed about the setting of cookies and allow cookies only in certain cases. Disabling cookies may limit the functionality of this website.

Server log files

The provider of these pages automatically collects and stores information in server log files, which your browser transmits to us. These are:

  • Browser type and version
  • Operating system
  • Referrer URL
  • Host name of the accessing computer
  • IP address (anonymized)
  • Time of request

These data can not be assigned to specific persons. This data will not be merged with other data sources. We reserve the right to check this data retrospectively, if we become aware of specific indications for illegal use.

Contact form

If you send us inquiries via the contact form, your details from the inquiry form, including the contact details you provided there, will be stored in order to process the request and in case of follow-up questions. Of course, we will not pass on this data.

Right to information, cancellation, blocking

At any time you have the right to obtain information about your stored personal data, their origin and recipients and the purpose of any processing or transmission, along with a right to correct, block or delete this data. For further information on personal data you can contact us at any time.

People may request:
  • Details of the information held about them, their children under the age of 16 or anyone for whom they lagally responsible.
  • They may also request the removal of that information, either partially or entirely.
  • This applies to living people only.
  • Requests should be made to the site administrator: contact form,.