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This privacy policy has been compiled to better serve those who are concerned with how their information is being used online. Please read our privacy policy carefully to get a clear understanding of how we collect, use, protect or otherwise handle your information in accordance with our website. To see Geni's privacy policy, please visit:

What personal information do we collect from the people that visit our website or app?

When using authenticated Geni services on our site, account identification for the Geni user is stored to provide services. Family Tree information process by HistoryLink and SmartCopy is NOT stored or retained. Authentication to Geni is done via token maintained by the user's browser. This site does NOT store or even see your Geni password.

How do we use your information?

We use the information to identify the user and process Geni requests.

How do we protect visitor information?

We implement a variety of security measures when a user enters, submits, or accesses their information to maintain the safety of your personal information. When using SmartCopy, TLS encryption is used between the user, SmartCopy systems, and

Do we use 'cookies'?

Yes. Cookies are small files that a site or its service provider transfers to your computer's hard drive through your Web browser (if you allow) that enables the site's or service provider's systems to recognize your browser and capture and remember certain information. For instance, we use cookies to help us remember you and understand your preferences based on previous or current site activity, which enables us to provide you with improved services. We also use cookies to help us compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interaction so that we can offer better site experiences and tools in the future.

We use cookies to:
      Understand and save user's preferences for future visits.

You can choose to have your computer warn you each time a cookie is being sent, or you can choose to turn off all cookies. You do this through your browser (like Internet Explorer) settings. Each browser is a little different, so look at your browser's Help menu to learn the correct way to modify your cookies.

If users disable cookies in their browser:

If you disable cookies, some features may not function. It can turn off some of the features that make your site experience more efficient and some of our services may not function properly.

Third-party disclosure

We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer to outside parties your information.

Third-party links

We do not include or offer third-party products or services on our website.
Google Analytics may be used to see demographics, system platform information and site usage.

COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)

When it comes to the collection of personal information from children under 13, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act (COPPA) puts parents in control. The Federal Trade Commission, the nation's consumer protection agency, enforces the COPPA Rule, which spells out what operators of websites and online services must do to protect children's privacy and safety online.

We do not specifically market to children under 13.

If there are any questions regarding this privacy policy you may contact us via the discussion forum below.

* HistoryLink Discussion Forum

Last Edited on 2016-04-16