Privacy Statement and Policy
Generationdb.com recognizes that its members, customers, visitors, users, and others (collectively or individually called as "Users") who use www.Generationdb.com or other web sites owned or operated by GDB Marketing Pvt Ltd (An India registered Marketing firm) value ‘Users’ privacy. This Privacy Statement details important information regarding the use and disclosure of Users information collected on the Generationdb.com Sites. Generationdb.com provides this Privacy Statement to help you make an informed decision about whether to use or continue using the Generationdb.com Sites.
Please note that any photo, video, image, or other content posted as ‘public’ at the discretion of Users onto the Generationdb.com Sites becomes published content. All information provided, whether marked ‘private’ or ‘public’ is used to identify individuals and relate them to family members and information marked, as ‘public’ is not considered private non-disclosable information subject to this Privacy Statement.
Private and sensitive information: You provide certain personal (marked as ‘private’) private and sensitive information to Generationdb.com when choosing to register on Generationdb.com. Information marked as ‘private’ will not be visible for other Users (available only when you login). This information is used only to link you to your family members accurately and encrypted and stored in generationdb.com’s secured database. We use your personal information to operate, maintain, and provide you the features and functionality of the Generationdb.com Sites to the maximum perfection. We will not disclose, sell or share this information with any third party.
Children below the age of 13 are not allowed to register themselves. They can be registered by an adult from their registered login area. System will automatically reject registrations by children below 13 years.
Generationdb.com will not use your email address or other personal (marked as private) information to send commercial or marketing purpose without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-out. We may, however, use your email address without further consent for notifying you of major site changes or for customer service purposes and other administrative functions.
However we do not have control over information you provide to third party sites linked to generationdb.com or advertisers or posted on forums, posted with messages and comments or with the video clips/comments section, Photos, entering contests or sweepstakes, taking advantage of promotions, responding to surveys, or subscribing to other newsletters or other mailing lists.
Information marked as ‘public’ is made available for any user of generationdb.com to view and may link to their sites as public information. Any message you post on forums, other message boards, feed backs, Photo album, video clips, articles, news and events on notice boards, community pages etc. are made available for Users and are distributed on the net and to other channels.
We may provide personal (marked as private) information and/or public information if required or demanded to do so by law, or in the good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with government/state laws, U.S. Copyright Law, or respond to a court order etc.
When you visit the Generationdb.com Sites, we may use one or more cookies - a small text file containing a string of alphanumeric characters - to your computer that uniquely identifies your browser, your IP address to locate your area etc. Generationdb.com uses both session cookies and persistent cookies. A persistent cookie will remain in your computer after you close your browser. Persistent cookies may be used by your browser on subsequent visits to the site. Persistent cookies can be removed by following your web browser help file directions. A session cookie is temporary and disappears after you close your browser. You can reset your web browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent. However, some features of the Generationdb.com Sites may not function properly if the ability to accept cookies is disabled.
When you use the Generationdb.com Sites, our servers automatically record certain information that your web browser sends whenever you visit generationdb.com. These server logs may include information such as your browser type, browser language, referring / exit pages and URLs, platform type, number of clicks, domain names, landing pages, pages viewed your web request, Internet Protocol ("IP") address, and the order of those pages, the amount of time spent on particular page, the date and time of your request etc. Occasionally we may employ "clear GIFs" (Web Beacons) which are used to track the online usage patterns of our Users anonymously. In addition, we may also use clear GIFs in HTML-based emails sent to our users to track which emails are opened by recipients.
You may, of course, decline to submit personal information through the Generationdb.com Sites, in which case Generationdb.com may not be able to link your family relations accurately or provide certain services to you. You may update or correct your personal profile information and email preferences at any time by visiting your account profile page.
To protect your privacy and security, we take reasonable steps (such as requesting a unique password) to verify your identity before granting you profile access or making corrections. You are responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your unique password and account information at all times.
Please contact Generationdb.com with any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement, your personal information, your consent, or your opt-in or opt-out choices.
Generationdb.com does not provide any personal (marked as private) information to these third-party ad servers or ad networks without your consent or except as part of a specific program or feature for which you will have the ability to opt-in or opt-out. However, please note that if an advertiser asks Generationdb.com to show an advertisement to a certain audience (for example, men/women age above 18 years) or audience segment (for example, men ages above 18 years who have viewed certain information/channels of content) 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. The advertiser may also use information regarding your use of the Generationdb.com Sites; such as the number of times you viewed an ad (but not any personal (marked as private information), to determine which ads to deliver to you.
Data Security: Generationdb.com uses commercially reasonable physical, managerial, and technical safeguards to preserve the integrity and security of your personal information. We cannot, however, ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to Generationdb.com and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission of information, Generationdb.com makes commercially reasonable efforts to ensure the security of our systems. However this is not a guarantee that such information may not be accessed, disclosed, altered, or destroyed by breach of any of our physical, technical, or managerial safeguards.
If Generationdb.com learns of a security systems breach, then we may attempt to notify you electronically so that you can take appropriate protective steps. Generationdb.com may post a statement on the Generationdb.com Sites if a security breach occurs. Depending on where you live, you may have a legal right to receive statement of a security breach in writing. To receive a free written statement of a security breach (or to withdraw your consent from receiving electronic statement) you should notify us using this contact form.
Generationdb.com commits itself to Protecting the privacy of young children. For that reason, Generationdb.com does not knowingly disclose personal (marked as private) information on the Generationdb.com Sites from persons less than 13 years of age. Registrations of person under the age of 13 should be done by their parents or with parental consent. If you are under 13 years of age, then please do not try to register by yourself. If Generationdb.com learns that you are a persons less than 13 years of age and you have registered on generationdb.com Sites without parental consent (your link to any family tree with other registered members is a proof that you have registered with parental consent), then Generationdb.com will take the appropriate steps to hide this information from the public.
In the event that Generationdb.com is acquired by or merged with a third party entity, we reserve the right, in any of these circumstances, to transfer or assign the information we have collected from our Users as part of such merger, acquisition, sale, or other change of control. In the unlikely event of our bankruptcy, insolvency, reorganization, receivership, or assignment for the benefit of creditors, or the application of laws or equitable principles affecting creditors' rights generally, we may not be able to control how your personal information is treated, transferred, or used.
Changes and updates: This Privacy Statement may be revised periodically and this will be reflected by the "effective date" below. Please revisit this page to stay aware of any changes. In general, we only use your personal information in the manner described in the Privacy Statement in effect when we receive the personal information you provided. Your continued use of the Generationdb.com Sites constitutes your agreement to this Privacy Statement and any future revisions.
For revisions to this Privacy Statement that may be materially less restrictive on our use or disclosure of the personal information you have already provided to us, we will attempt to obtain your consent before implementing such revisions with respect to such information.
Modification to Privacy Statement:
This Privacy statement was prepared on January 15, 2016.
Please contact Generationdb.com with any questions or comments about this Privacy Statement using this contact form .