Privacy Policy



This privacy policy notice is for The Heath Family of Staffordshire Family History Group who administrate this website; [ ] and the tribal pages family tree [ ] This policy governs the privacy of those who use it. The purpose of this policy is to explain to you how we control, process, handle and protect your personal information while browsing or using this website, including your rights under current laws and regulations. If you do not agree to the following policy you may wish to cease viewing / using this website.


Processing of your personal data

Under the GDPR (General Data Protection Regulation) we control and / or process any
personal information about you electronically.
We are exempt from registration in the ICO Data Protection Register and under no
requirement to register for the following reason.
Organisations or individuals who only process personal data for judicial functions,
to maintain a public register or for domestic or recreational reasons are exempt.
However, it is important that we continue to adhere to the principles of the Data Protection
Act (DPA)


Who we are

The Heath Family of Staffordshire Family History Group are a group of people who have
an interest in the genealogy of the Heath Family of Staffordshire. Research is carried out
by numerous interested persons using records available in the public domain and family
knowledge. The group holds an annual reunion.


What Information do we collect about you

When someone contacts the group the following information is collected
Contact email
Further information may also be given by you such as family genealogy history which is the reason for the group, this information may be included on the family tree at [ ] This is a secure website run by an established website company which is free to use.
All information regarding living persons is only visible to the person who administrates the family tree.
The group does not charge any membership and the annual reunion is paid for by donations on the day, so no financial information is collected.


What do we do with your personal information

Personal information is held in order for us to keep you informed of future events and research.

How and where we hold information


We hold personal information both manually and electronically.
Reunion information is sent to a list of contacts electronically from a dedicated email address. These contacts are given the option to have their contact details removed from this list, which is kept in a hard copy format in a secure location by one of the administrators & is not available to view by the public.
Any personal information you submit to us, either through this website or through any other means such as email, telephone or letter, will be regarded as confidential, and will not be passed to any 3rd party without your express prior permission. Any such information will be stored and/or disposed of in accordance with applicable data protection legislation.

When you contact us through any contact form on the site or using our email address:
we will use all reasonable efforts to safeguard your personal information and to protect your details against third party access or modification - we do not rent, sell, or share personal information about you with any other organisations.
You should be aware though that the use of the internet is not entirely secure and for this reason we cannot guarantee the security or integrity of your personal information which is transferred from you or to you via the internet.

We provide you with mechanisms to amend your details as retained by us, or remove them from our database.

We allow you to specify the level of future contact that you will receive from The Heath Family of Staffordshire and we will respect your wishes.

Any misuse of the site or infringement of copyright will result in a removal of viewing rights by the Administrator of the website.


Internet cookies

Any cookies that are used are only to ensure proper running. They are not used for tracking


External links

Our website contains links to other websites. This privacy policy notice only applies to Our website so when you link to other websites you should refer to their policies. If you have any concerns about this we suggest you do not click on any links found throughout the website.


Contact Information

If you need to contact us for any reason please use the contact page in the main menu.