Effective date:15 Sept 2021
Who we are
The Ancestry Agency is owned by Kimberlie Guerrieri. Our website address is www.ancestryagency.com.
What personal data we collect and why we collect it
When visitors use the contact form on this site, we collect the data given in the contact form. The information is sent as an email message that is only accessible to the website’s owner. The information may be stored in the database on our hosting server for backup and later reference purposes.
Cookies are small pieces of text sent to your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the service or a third-party to recognize you, make your next visit easier, and make the site more useful to you. Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.
- Understand and save a user’s preferences for future visits.
- Keep track of advertisements.
- Compile aggregate data about site traffic and site interactions in order to offer better site experiences and tools in the future. We may also use trusted third-party services that track this information on our behalf.
If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.
Embedded content from other websites
Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.
Like many other websites, this site makes use of log files. These files merely log visitors to the site – usually a standard procedure for hosting companies and part of hosting service’s analytics. The information inside the log files includes internet protocol (IP) addresses, browser type, Internet Service Provider (ISP), date/time stamp, referring/exit pages, and possibly the number of clicks.
This information is used to analyze trends, administer the site, track a user’s movement around the site, and gather demographic information. IP addresses and other such information are not linked to any information that is personally identifiable.
How long we retain your data
If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.
Information sent via the contact form may also be retained indefinitely.
What rights you have over your data
If have left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.
How we protect your information
This website is regularly scanned for malware, security holes, and known vulnerabilities.
Your personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential. In addition, all sensitive information you supply is encrypted via Secure Socket Layer (SSL) technology.
COPPA (Children Online Privacy Protection Act)
This is a family-friendly site, and we believe it is important to provide added protection for children online. We encourage parents and guardians to spend time online with their children to observe, participate in, and/or monitor and guide their online activity.
The Ancestry Agency does not knowingly collect any personally identifiable information from children under the age of 13. If a parent or guardian believes that this website has in its database the personally-identifiable information of a child under the age of 13, please contact us immediately, and we will use our best efforts to promptly remove such information from our records.
California Online Privacy Protection Act (CalOPPA)
According to CalOPPA, we agree to the following:
- Users can visit our site anonymously.
The CAN-SPAM Act is a law that sets the rules for commercial email, establishes requirements for commercial messages, gives recipients the right to have emails stopped from being sent to them, and spells out tough penalties for violations.
We collect your email address only if you choose to share it when leaving a comment on the website or subscribing to our email list(s).
To be in accordance with CAN-SPAM, we agree to the following:
- Not use false or misleading subjects or email addresses.
- Identify the message as an advertisement in some reasonable way.
- Include the physical address of our business.
- Monitor third-party email marketing services for compliance, if one is used.
- Honor opt-out/unsubscribe requests quickly.
- Allow users to unsubscribe by using the link at the bottom of each email.
If at any time you would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails, you either can email us or follow the instructions at the bottom of each email and we will promptly remove you from ALL correspondence.
If you have any questions, concerns or complaints about this [[ Insert Policy Name Here ]], please contact us:
- By email: [email protected]
- By phone number: 760-274-5342