Privacy - RecordSearch Forum

As part of your registration you are required to provide your name and e-mail address and can choose to provide additional details. You can choose to use a pseudonym when using the forum. Your email address is not displayed to other members of the forum. You can also select not to display your gender and birth date in your profile settings.

National Archives collects some personal information (eg your e-mail address) in order to create a member account for you to use the forum and is also able to download a list of forum users. Any personal information obtained by National Archives about members will be collected, stored, used and disclosed in accordance with the National Archives’ Privacy Policy available at: Our Privacy Policy | The Privacy Policy also sets out details of how you may seek access to and correction of your personal information or lodge a complaint about our handling of your personal information.

The forum is a public, not private, means of communication, and can be accessed by members and the general public. We recommend that you do not share private information and images with other members or post such information in discussion threads.

National Archives may decide to keep a copy of forum data for its own operational purposes (including if the forum is decommissioned), which will include the content of any discussion threads. To the extent this includes any personal information National Archives will handle your personal information with due care, according to National Archives’ Privacy Policy, but cannot accept any liability for use by others of personal information you have chosen to make available on the forum.

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