Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy


  • This website uses cookies to collect data for use in tracking systems such as Google Analytics. The information collected is used to monitor website visitor behaviour and make improvements to this website. If you do not wish your data to be collected in this way please disable cookies in your browser.

Personal information collected

  • When you make an enquiry to Professional Family History I collect the contact details you have provided, such as your address, email address and telephone number.
  • Personal information also includes information supplied regarding LIVING individuals for the purposes of generating a family tree such as name, date and place of birth, date and place of marriage and number of children.

How your information is used

  • Your contact details will be used for the purposes of communicating with you regarding your research enquiry and, if you then engage family history research services, for updating you on the progress of your research. The information is also used for record keeping and accounting.
  • If you have signed up to receive notifications of blog posts on my website, this is the only purpose for which your contact details will be used.
  • Your contact details will not be used to send out newsletters or general marketing emails.
  • Information regarding living individuals supplied for research purposes will be used solely for the purposes of conducting research on your behalf by myself and Professional Family History Researchers.


  • By contacting Professional Family History and supplying your contact details you give permission to receiving a reply, as outlined above.
  • By supplying information on living relatives, such as date and place of birth, you give consent to the use of that information for your research.
  • You have the right to request a copy of the information Professional Family History holds for you.

Sharing Information

  • Your contact details will not be shared with other Professional Family History researchers or third parties.
  • Your commissioned research will not be published or shared with third parties without your permission.

How long I keep your information

  • I have an obligation to the HMRC to retain contact details on paying clients for six years.
  • Contact details for enquirers and clients are generally retained to assist with further enquiries or research.
  • You have the right to withdraw your contact details at any time. Subject to the requirements of the HMRC, you have the right to request that your information is erased from Professional Family History’s database. Please email: should you wish your details to be removed.

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Janine, Australia

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