Privacy Policy and Disclaimers

The Santa Barbara County Genealogical Society ("SBCGS") 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 SBCGS.

  • Credit Card Details: SBCGS will only ask for credit card details when purchasing an item in the SBCGS store via PayPal. SBCGS will never ask you to enter credit card details as a means of verifying your identity or to login.
  • External Sites: SBCGS is not responsible for the content of external internet sites to which the SBCGS website may link. 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 SBCGS to recognize you each time you visit this site. Cookies themselves do not contain any personal information, and SBCGS does not use cookies to collect personal information.
  • 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 SBCGS 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 SBCGS 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.
Disclaimers regarding the Surname Wall:
  • SBCGS is authorized to use your surname information on cards you have given to SBCGS
  • SBCGS respects your privacy concerns regarding direct contact with other researchers
  • SBCGS may use your surname information in print, publication, electronic or other formats
  • SBCGS is held harmless for inaccuracies of the information in the surname files
Your use of this website constitutes your agreement with the above regarding the Surname section of this website.
For any other information please contact us.
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