- By default, only you and employees of Treemily.com can see your full profile. Through the Treemily.com website interface, you may elect to invite and/or share your profile and other information with others.
- Your family tree, meaning data which is associated with specific living individuals, is private and not subject to viewing by others without your express consent or invitation send to another to view the data. Treemilly.com employees may view your family tree.
- Data provided by you to Treemilly.com may be shared with others by Treemilly.com and its members without your consent, but data which can be used to identify you or a living relative specifically will not be shared with others without your consent. For example, but not limited to, a public historical record may be shared with other uses by Treemilly.com and it’s members but such a record will not be publicly associated with you, without your express sharing thereof.
- We will not provide any user’s e-mail address to advertisers or third parties.
- From time to time, information only about Treemily.com services updates, features and promotions will be sent to you via e-mail.
Treemily.com Genealogy Affiliates
Genealogy Affiliates are volunteer Treemily users granted special privileges by Treemily to help maintain and improve the quality and accuracy of your family tree. Treemily Genealogy Affiliates are specially selected based on their integrity and the quality of their work on Treemily. Accepted Treemily Genealogy Affiliates are given the same privileges and ability to view family tree data as treemily.com employees. Such affiliates agree to keep private data shared with Trieemily.com confidential. Treemily Genealogy Affiliates have the ability, at a user’s request, to assist the user in correcting errors in their tree.
Treemily Employees have full access to all data on Treemily. They use this access if requested by users in order to provide customer support, check abuse complaints, resolve problems and generally assist users in their usage of Treemily.
The Information We Collect
Personal Information: We’ll ask you to provide certain information if you choose to register with Treemily, including your name, email address and your date of birth, address, and other information (collectively “Personally Identifiable Information”). Treemily also asks you for email addresses for you and your relatives in the course of building your family tree. Do not supply to us or disclose on the Website any Personally Identifiable Information (except for a name to be used only as a placeholder) of any person under 13 years of age, as we do not intend to collect information from anyone under 13 or invite to them to participate in the Website. Please check our parental safety page for information regarding the protection of children.
You may also provide Personally Identifiable Information to include in your profile or your family member’s profiles to tell others about yourself or those in your family tree, or when taking advantage of promotions, responding to surveys, or subscribing to newsletters or other lists.
Treemily also collects Users’ IP addresses and basic log file information (such as address, browser type and language, number of clicks, domain names of web sites visited, pages viewed, the amount of time spent on particular pages, and the date and time) to help locate potential problems with our server, and to aggregate general user statistics including demographic and geographical information. We use this information to analyze general usage patterns, and to provide advertisements and other services appropriate to the user’s location. Treemily may aggregate user information in a non-personally identifiable manner to share with advertisers and to enhance the Website with new features.
Treemily does not provide any personally identifiable information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent. However, please note that if an advertiser asks Treemily to show an advertisement to a certain audience or audience segment and you respond to that advertisement, the advertiser or ad-server may conclude that you fit the description of the audience they are trying to reach.
How We Use Your Information
Personal Information: If you submit registration or Profile Information to us through the Website, then we use this information to operate, maintain, and provide the features and functionality of the Website. Members in your family tree will have access to the Profile Information you post (including any Personally Identifiable Information). Note that those Members could forward this information to other Users or non-users. You can set the privacy settings on your account to control access to the information in your profile by other Users or Members.
Treemily will use your email address to complete the signup process, and if you so choose, on your request Treemily will use your relatives’ email addresses to invite them to join your tree. By providing Treemily your email address you consent to our using the email address to send you Service-related notices, including among other things notices required by law, in lieu of postal mail. You may not opt out of Service-related e-mails. We may also use your email address to send you other messages, including changes to Treemily features and special offers. If you do not want to receive such email messages, you may opt out by changing your account settings or by sending mail to the following postal address:
800 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn, NY, 11205
Opting out may prevent you from receiving email messages regarding updates, improvements, or special offers.
Anonymous Information. We use non-Personally Identifiable Information, such as anonymous Website use data and IP addresses, to improve the quality and design of the Website and to create new features and services by storing, tracking, and analyzing your preferences and trends. We may use such information to: (a) remember information so that you will not have to re-enter it during your current or subsequent visits to the Website; (b) provide customized content and information; (c) monitor the effectiveness of our marketing campaigns and aggregate metrics such as total number of visitors and traffic; (d) diagnose or fix technology problems; (e) access your information after you sign in; (f) market our Website to advertisers and other third parties; (g) aggregate general User and Member statistics including demographic and geographic information; and (h) other purposes for which your personal identity is not revealed.
Posted Information. Any information or Content that you voluntarily disclose for posting to public areas of the Website (for instance, in the forum or wiki) becomes available to the public.
When We Share Information
Treemily will not share your email address with advertisers or unaffiliated third parties without first obtaining your express permission.
We share non-Personally Identifiable Information (such as anonymous Website use data) with third-parties to assist them in understanding our Website, including Users’ use of our Website and the services we provide and the success of advertisements and promotions.
We may assign or transfer the information we collect to a third party in the event that Treemily is acquired by or merged with a third party entity or of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or similar situation.
Our Commitment To Children’s Privacy
Protecting the privacy of young children is especially important and is mandated by U.S. law. For these reasons, Treemily.com does not knowingly collect Personally Identifiable Information on the Website from persons under 13 years of age, and no part of our Website is directed to persons under 13. If you are under 13 years of age, then you must not use or access the Website at any time or in any manner or provide any information to the Website.
The Website is hosted in the United States and is intended for and directed to Users in the United States. The Website and services are void where prohibited. If you are accessing the Website from outside the United States, your use of the Website is governed by U.S. law, you are transferring your personal information to the United States, and you consent to that transfer.
You may, of course, decline to submit Personally Identifiable Information to the Website, in which case you may not be able to register or Treemily.com may not be able to provide certain services to you.
You may update or correct your personal Profile Information, including Personally Identifiable Information, by using your account settings to edit, delete or change the information in your Profile Information. You may also adjust your account settings to determine who has direct access to your Profile Information through the Website. You may request that Treemily.com remove other information from the current Website by contacting us at misconduct@Treemily.com with the understanding that Treemily.com may maintain an archive of the information you submit not on the Website.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a password) to verify your identity before granting you profile access or making corrections. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your password and account information at all times.
Our Commitment To Data Security
We have implemented commercially reasonable technical and organizational measures designed to secure your personal information from accidental loss and from unauthorized access, use, alteration or disclosure. However, we cannot guarantee that unauthorized third parties will never be able to defeat those measures or use your personal information for improper purposes. You acknowledge that you provide your personal information at your own risk.
Compromise of Personal Information