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By visiting the Illinois State Genealogical Society blog (hereinafter "this blog"), you agree to the following terms of service:
  1. Copyright:  All content is copyrighted by the Illinois State Genealogical Society (hereinafter "ISGS") and cannot be reproduced in any form without the express consent of ISGS.  Contact ISGS Marketing and Publicity to request permission to reproduce content including photographs.
  2. Content: ISGS is responsible for the content of this blog, not including visitor comments or the content of individual or guest contributors.
  3. Credit: ISGS makes every effort to give proper credit to any sources of content or information in this blog. If you feel that you or another source lacks credit, please contact ISGS Marketing and Publicity.
  4. Accuracy and Validity: Every attempt has been made to ensure that  facts and information presented by ISGS on this blog were as accurate as possible at the time of publication. Please note that content can become outdated quickly especially when posted on a website or blog.
  5. Images: Any image which is not otherwise attributed to another source on this blog, is presumed to be owned by ISGS. If you wish to use an image, please contact ISGS Marketing and Publicity.
  6. Comments: ISGS is not responsible for any comments made by contributors in the Comments section of this blog. ISGS reserves the right to moderate and edit comments which are deemed to be offensive or are not relevant to the focus of this blog.
  7. Liability: As a reader, you will not hold ISGS liable for libel or defamation in the content of this blog. In addition, there is no intention to do harm by hosting content at this blog. The content of this blog is not to be taken as fact nor absolute. If you use the information and somehow are injured, ISGS is not to be held responsible. The sites that this blog links to via hyperlinks are not under the control of ISGS. Those sites are responsible for the content of those sites.
Privacy Policy
  • Illinois State Genealogical Society respects your privacy.  Any personal information you provide to us including and similar to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of Illinois State Genealogical Society.
  • Credit card details.  Illinois State Genealogical Society will never ask for Credit Card details and request that you do not enter it on any of the forms on Illinois State Genealogical Society.
  • External sites.  Illinois State Genealogical Society is not responsible for the content of external internet sites. You are advised to read the privacy policy of external sites before disclosing any personal information.
  • Cookies.  A "cookie" is a small data text file that is placed in your browser and allows Illinois State Genealogical Society to recognize you each time you visit this site. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and Illinois State Genealogical Society does not use cookies to collect personal information. Cookies may also be used by 3rd party content providers such as newsfeeds.
  • Remember the risks whenever you use the Internet.  While we do our best to protect your personal information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to Illinois State Genealogical Society and you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information. In addition other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through Illinois State Genealogical Society have separate data and privacy practices independent of us, and therefore we disclaim any responsibility or liability for their policies or actions.  Please contact those vendors and others directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.  For any other information email ISGS Marketing and Publicity.