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MyTrees.com Privacy Policy

Online Privacy Policy

Your right to privacy is very important. We recognize that when you choose to provide us with information about yourself, you trust us to act in a responsible manner. We believe this information should only be used to help us provide you with better service. That's why we have put a policy in place to protect your personal information. Below is a summary of our policy.

What personal information do we collect?

In general, when you visit our website and access information without registering for an account you remain anonymous. When you register, receive an account number, activate your account, or login we receive personal information from you. We use your name and email address for internal purposes. We do not sell this information to any other company.

Some of our site requires registration to access. Please put NA in any space which requests personal information that you do not want to share with us or that you do not want displayed when your genealogical information is viewed by others. If you do not include an email address others cannot contact you about the information you have displayed at MyTrees.com. Also we cannot contact you regarding the status of your account or about other matters like special offers of free subscription access when available.

Protecting your privacy

We will take appropriate steps to protect your privacy. Whenever you provide sensitive information (for example, a credit card number to make a purchase), we will take reasonable steps to protect it, such as encrypting your card number. We will also take reasonable security measures to protect your personal information in storage. Credit card numbers are used only for payment processing and are not retained for marketing purposes.

Use of cookies

The MyTrees.com website uses cookies for three purposes:

  • To save your account number and password on your computer, if you choose to do so. This allows you to login to MyTrees.com without worrying about remembering your account number and password.

  • To maintain login and other functional information, so that the site will operate smoothly.

  • To remember those who find our site through an affiliate link. This gives credit to our affiliate when someone subscribes to our services after finding our site through the affiliate's link.
Cookies from MyTrees.com can only be read by MyTrees.com. Cookies must be enabled on your browser in order to use our site to the fullest.

Comments

MyTrees.com welcomes comments and questions on this policy. We are dedicated to protecting your personal information, and will make every reasonable effort to keep that information secure. We may occasionally update this policy. All revisions will be posted to this site. Questions regarding this statement should be directed to feedback@mytrees.com.