Website terms of use

Website terms of use

User's acceptance of terms

The Mary Wade Family History Association Incorporated ("Us" or "We") provides the Mary Wade Family History site ("site") to you, the user, subject to your compliance with the following Terms of Use ("terms"). By using this site, you agree to be bound by these terms.

These terms are effective as of 28 March 2019. We reserve the right to change these Terms from time to time without notice to you. There is no warranty the site will be available at all times or at any particular time.

Description of services

We make various services available on this site including, but not limited to, genealogical information and a catalogue of family history artefacts. We reserve the right to add to, modify, or discontinue the site or any of its services at any time without notice to you.

Registration data and privacy

In order to access some of the services on this site, you will be required to register for and use an account and password using an online registration form which requests certain information from you ("Registration Data"). You agree that all information provided in the Registration Data is true and accurate and that you will update this information as required to keep it accurate.

You also grant us the right to disclose portions of your Registration Data to third parties subject to the terms of our Privacy Policy which are incorporated by reference into these Terms of Use.

Unless otherwise covered by our Privacy Policy, any communication or material that you transmit to this site will be treated as non-confidential.

Your conduct

Some features on this website may allow you to enter information which is displayed to other visitors. When using these features, you agree to not:

- post any material that is unlawful, threatening, abusive, harassing, defamatory or fraudulent;

- post any material that is discriminatory on the basis of religion, gender, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age or disability;

- post any material containing vulgar or offensive language;

- post any material that is factually incorrect or misleading.

We do not endorse nor assume liability for the contents of any material or links to third party material submitted by users of this site. We reserve the right to at our sole discretion modify or remove any content that in our judgement does not comply with these terms or is otherwise undesirable. You hereby consent to such removal and waive any claim against us arising out of such removal of content.

We reserve the right to at our sole discretion terminate your account or access to this site without for contravening these terms in our judgement. You hereby consent to such termination and waive any claim against us arising out of such termination.

Use of submitted materials

Subject to our Privacy Policy, we reserve the right to publish, promote or otherwise display material submitted to this site by third party users.

You may use information provided on the site for the purpose of your own family history research or academic research. There is no right to use, reproduce or adapt this information, develop derivative products from the information, or use it for any other purposes. Use and distribution of the information is subject to any applicable legal restrictions.

If you believe your property rights have been infringed by material on this site, you should contact us immediately in writing, providing details and reasons, using the contact details publicly available on the site. You acknowledge and agree that upon receipt of such a notification we may remove the identified materials from our site without accepting liability to any party.

Disclaimer

All information that we provide on this site is done so in good faith. While we make every effort to ensure that information on this site is accurate, we give no warranty, express or implied, about the information's completeness, accuracy, or fitness for a particular purpose. We do not warrant that any particular use of information provided through the site will not infringe the intellectual property rights of another person. You assume the risk of using the site. You acknowledge and agree that by accessing this site you assume full responsibility for using the information provided on this site, and waive any claim against us arising out of your use of this information.

Entire agreement

These terms constitute the entire agreement and understanding between you and us concerning the subject matter of this agreement and supersedes all prior agreements and understandings of the parties with respect to that subject matter. We reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions from time to time by varying them on this website. These terms may not be altered by any other document.

Website privacy policy

Personal details

In order to access some of the services on this site, you will be required to register for and use an account and password using an online registration form which requests certain information from you. From time to time, you may choose to submit additional personal information.

We will take all reasonable care and diligence in the securing and handling of your personal information. We will hold this personal information on our systems until such time as you notify us that you no longer wish to maintain your registration.

We may use this information for purposes including but not limited to: granting you access to this site; and communicating with you by email regarding Association news.

Genealogical data and historical artefacts

An essential component of the Association is the maintenance, management and presentation of genealogical data, and historical artefacts such as photographs and stories ("Data"). You may from time to time choose to submit data to us by any medium. You acknowledge that we may or may not at our discretion accept part or all of your submitted data for incorporation into our data.

You acknowledge that we may publish any data submitted to us by you or any other person on our site subject to the below Privacy Controls.

Privacy Controls: All historical artefacts are considered public and are visible to all users of this site. Users of this site who have registered for a user account and whose registration has been accepted by us are able to see all genealogical data published on our site. Users of this site who do not have a user account are unable to see the following genealogical information:

1) Genealogical information belonging to persons who are believed to be still living;

2) Names of persons who have been specifically designated by us as 'private'.

We reserve the right to alter our Privacy Controls at any time without notice to you.

Users who register for a user account with this site are not granted access to a user account until their registration has been accepted by us. We make every effort to ensure that user account registrations belong to genuine members of the Mary Wade Family but make no warranty, express or implied, that users holding user accounts are true members of the Mary Wade Family. You hereby waive any claim against us arising out of misuse of data published on this site.

If you have concerns with the public nature of any information on this site you should contact us immediately in writing, providing details and reasons, using the contact details publicly available on the site. You acknowledge and agree that upon receipt of such a notification we may remove the identified materials from our site without accepting liability to any party.