Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy applies to the One Place Studies Directory (the “Directory”) and to Directory webpages (“the Website”) published online at http://oneplacestudy.org (the “Domain”). Directory webpages carry the One Place Studies Directory light blue banner and logo (see above) at the head and the statement ‘This page forms part of the One Place Studies Directory website’ at the foot.

About the Directory

The Directory provides a searchable index of One Place Study locations worldwide and for each location a link is provided to another website where more information can be found or requested. The Directory is owned by, compiled by, and published on the Website by a private individual (the “Owner”). The form and content of the Directory is copyright of the Owner and may not be reproduced in whole or part.

About the Website

In addition to the Directory, the Website also contains news items, resource information, free guides, checklists etc.

Visiting the Directory and Website

Visitors can search the Directory, suggest study places for inclusion, report broken links and browse news items, resources etc. without entering any personal information.

Cookies

Cookies are small text files placed on your computer by websites you visit. They are widely used to make websites work more efficiently and to provide information to website owners. The Website uses cookies to help ensure security, to detect and diagnose issues and to gather detailed usage data on pages visited, links followed, return visits from the same IP address etc. Most popular web browsers allow you some control over cookies through the browser settings. Find out more by clicking on the browser you use Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Microsoft Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Opera. Please be aware that the Website may not function as effectively if you restrict or disable cookies.

Other Sites

The Directory and Website contain links to third party websites (“Other Sites”). The provision of links does not imply any endorsement of Other Sites. Other Sites may collect personally identifiable information from visitors and are responsible for publishing their own privacy policies and cookie notices which visitors should review. Links to Other Sites may be added or removed at any time at the Owner’s discretion.

Social Media Links

The Website contains links to the One Place Studies Directory Facebook Page, which is subject to Facebook’s own Privacy Policy, and a One Place Studies Directory Twitter Account, which is subject to Twitter’s own Privacy Policy.

About the Owner

The Owner is a private individual who has a passion for One Place Studies in particular, and genealogy and local history in general. The Owner runs the Website, as a personal hobby and on a purely voluntary basis, as a free service to other genealogists, local historians and fellow One Place Study enthusiasts (“OnePlacers”). No income of any description is received by the Owner and costs of Domain registration, web hosting etc. are borne entirely by the Owner. The Owner also runs other One Place Study websites (“MicroSites”) on the Domain and allows other persons to do likewise from time to time. MicroSites may be hosted in unique sub-domains or in unique directories. They do not form part of the One Places Studies Directory or Website and the MicroSite owners are responsible for all content, privacy policies and cookie notices. The Owner can be contacted privately at the address formed by omitting all spaces in the following italicised statement and replacing at with the usual symbol: one place studies at gma il. com

Anyone contacting the Owner should be aware that they are likely to be disclosing personally identifiable information such as name and email address. A genuine reason for contacting the Owner must be given. The Owner will not respond to suspected spammers, phishers etc.

Changes to Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy will be reviewed and updated from time to time. Changes take effect as soon as an updated version is published on the Website unless otherwise stated.