Privacy Policy

This privacy statement discloses what information we collect via this web site and how we use it.

General Principles

In general, you may visit this web site without identifying yourself or revealing any personal information.

As you browse our web site we only collect standard web log file data consisting of the IP address of your computer, time, date and web pages visited. No other data is retained and the data collected is not used to identify you as an individual. This information is aggregated with the data from all site visitors and is used to evaluate site usage.

Some portions of this web site may require you to give us personally identifiable information such as your name, address and e-mail address - the Personal Information.

If you elect to provide us Personal Information, we use it to deliver the service you requested and we may also use it to update your EYFHS membership details.

Information Sharing

We never supply any personal information to any third party except for the purpose of sharing your research interests, as detailed below.

Members Interests

One of the major benefits of belonging to a family history society is that it enables you to share your research interests with other members. When submitting your research interests to the web site, you will have the option to either include, or exclude, your email address and/or telephone number from the publicly viewable area of this site.


This web site does not use cookies other than to store your membership number and password on your own computer. The choice of whether to use this facility is entirely your own and you may opt in or out by ticking or unticking the 'Store my password' box when you sign in to this site.

Your Acceptance of these Terms

By using our web site you signify your acceptance of the terms of the Privacy Policy. If you do not agree to the terms of the Privacy Policy, please do not use the web site.