Privacy Policy

This privacy policy sets out how Family History Directory uses and protects any information that you give us when you use this website.

Family History Directory 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.

Family History Directory 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 25/04/2020.

What we collect

We don’t automatically collect any information about you while using this website.

If you sign up to our newsletter, you’ll be required to confirm that you want to sign up. This is known as “Double Opt-In”. You can’t sign up to our newsletter by accident and we never manually add people to our email list.

If you have signed up for our email newsletter, we will have your email address. We will never share your email address with any third party. You can unsubscribe at any time by clicking “Unsubscribe” at the bottom of any email newsletter we send.


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.

How we use cookies

This website doesn’t use cookies. We don’t use any website analytics or other tracking methods.

Links to other websites

This website contains links to other websites of interest. However, click 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.


This site utilises caching in order to facilitate a faster response time and better user experience. Caching potentially stores a duplicate copy of every web page that is on display on this site. All cache files are temporary, and are never accessed by any third party, except as necessary to obtain technical support from the cache plugin vendor. Cache files expire on a schedule set by the site administrator, but may easily be purged by the admin before their natural expiration, if necessary.

Data Management

If you’d like to find if or what information we hold about you can contact us.

Affiliate Policy

Family History Directory is dedicated to bringing you the best information, tips and links for finding your family history and building your family tree.

Family History Directory is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to Family History Directory also participates in affiliate programs with Find My Past, Ancestry, My Heritage and other sites. Family History Directory is compensated for referring traffic and business to these companies.

Our promise to you

We only ever recommend things that we have personally tried, used or use and love (or we will say so!).

We are happy to speak further about anything we have recommended – if you have questions, please contact us.