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Privacy Statement

Greathouse Point places the utmost importance on the privacy and security of our visitors and has created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses the information gathering and dissemination practices for this Web site: Greathouse Point

Information Collection and Use
Greathouse Point is the sole owner of the information collected on this site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to others in ways different from what is disclosed in this statement. Greathouse Point collects information from our users at several different points on our website.

Personal Information
Birth, death and marriage dates of individuals are obtained solely for genealogical research purposes. The information provided is included in genealogical reports. However no dates nor locations of birth, death nor marriage of living individuals will be posted on the website. Information regarding living individuals will not be released without written permission of the person supplying that information.

Correction/Updating Personal Information:
If a user’s personally identifiable information changes (such as your zip code), or if a user no longer desires our service, we will endeavor to provide a way to correct, update or remove that user’s personal data provided to us. This can usually be done by emailing our

This web site contains links to other sites. Please be aware that we [Greathouse Point] are not responsible for the privacy practices of such other sites. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of each and every web site that collects personally identifiable information. This privacy statement applies solely to information collected by this Web site.

Forum/Mailing list
If a user wishes to subscribe to our forum, the Greathouse Research Guild and or our mailing list, we ask for contact information such as name and email address. Greathouse Point maintains a strict "no-spam" policy. Your e-mail address will not be sold to any third party if you sign up for our forum or mailing list. If you sign up for our forum or mailing list at Greathouse Point, you will receive only the e-mail you have requested.

From time-to-time our site requests information from users via surveys. Participation in these surveys is completely voluntary and the user therefore has a choice whether or not to disclose this information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name), and demographic information (such as zip code, age level). Survey information will be used for purposes of monitoring or improving the use and satisfaction of this site.

This website takes every precaution to protect our users’ information. When users submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and off-line. If you have any questions about the security at our website, you can send an email to our

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Supplementation of Information
In order for this website to properly fulfill its obligation to our visitors in some cases, it is necessary for us to supplement the information we receive with information from 3rd party sources.

Site and Service Updates
We also send the user site and service announcement updates. This is done in the form of announcements sent to the Greathouse mailing list, which may contain important information about the service, including (but not limited to) website updates.

Users who no longer wish to receive emails from the Greathouse mailing list may opt-out of receiving these communications by replying with unsubscribe in the subject line in the email or email the Greathouse mailing list

Users of our site are always notified when their information is being collected by any outside parties. We do this so our users can make an informed choice as to whether they should proceed with services that require an outside party, or not.

Notification of Changes
If we decide to change our privacy policy, we will post those changes on our Homepage so our users are always aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under circumstances, if any, we disclose it. If at any point we decide to use personally identifiable information in a manner different from that stated at the time it was collected, we would notify users by way of an email. Users will have a choice as to whether or not we use their information in this different manner. We will use information in accordance with the privacy policy under which the information was collected.

Children's Guidelines
We care about children and understand that they have special privacy needs. We will NOT collect, use, or distribute to third parties personally identifiable information without prior verifiable parental consent. We will NOT give the child access to email accounts, or other services that would give the child the ability to publicly post or otherwise distribute personally identifiable information without prior verifiable parental consent. We will provide notice to children in age appropriate terms of what personally identifiable information is to be collected. We will NOT provide any links to Web sites that are unsuitable for children. We will encourage children to get their parent's permission before sharing personal information online.

How to Reach Us
If you ever feel uncertain about whether this site is following the privacy policy we have described here, please notify us by e-mail to our
Webmaster. We will make every reasonable effort to find and correct the problem promptly.

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