Privacy and Data Protection Policy

What information do we collect?

When requesting our services via our website or email, you will be asked to provide your name, email address and information about your ancestors. You may, however, visit our site anonymously.

Contact Forms: We collect information from you when you fill out a form on our site or email us directly.  That information is held in our files and may be printed out in paper form in order to enable us to carry out the relevant research.  You will be asked to sign a ‘delega’ and provide a copy of your photo identification.  This will be printed out and provided to the various Italian authorities who require it.

Website comments: Commenting is enabled on our site, which involves collecting personal data like your name and email address.  After commenting on our website, personal data is also saved in browser cookies, so commenters don’t have to resubmit them next time.

Google Analytics: We use Google Analytics on our WordPress site to track user interactions, which could involve collecting personal data like IP addresses, user IDs, and cookies for behavior profiling.

What do we use your information for?

The information we collect from you may be used in one or more of the following ways:

  • To conduct the research on your family history
  • To make contact with you regarding this research & to send our annual newsletter

Note: If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, just let us know.

  • To profile cases on our website. AT NO TIME will identifying information be used such as surnames (last names) or photos of living relatives, including yourself, without your direct permission.

At any time you have the right to request information about your personal data that we hold and the right to request that that information be deleted.

How do we protect your information?

We implement a variety of security measures to maintain the safety of your personal information when we access your personal information.

Do we disclose information to outside parties?

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

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