Last updated: February 09, 2017
The Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society ("TCGHS", “we”) respects your privacy.
This page explains how TCGHS collects, uses, maintains, and discloses information collected from users ("User", “you”, “visitor”) of our website www.tcghs.org (“Site”, “website”).
We use your information only for providing and improving the Site. By using the Site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.
We may collect personal identification information from you in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when you visit our site, become a member, email us, register on the site, place an order, fill out a form, respond to a survey or contest, and in connection with other activities, services, features or resources we may make available on our Site.
You may be asked for, as appropriate, name, email address, mailing address, and phone number. However, Users may visit our Site anonymously.
You can always refuse to supply personally identification information, except that it may prevent you from engaging in certain Site related activities.
Any personal information you provide will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of TCGHS.
Non-personal identification information
We may collect non-personal identification information about Users whenever they interact with our Site. Non-personal identification information may include the browser used, the type of computer, pages viewed, time spent on a page, search requests, and technical information about Users means of connection to our Site, such as the operating system and the Internet service providers used, and other similar information.
We accumulate this data and use it to help us to improve the navigation and content of our website. No individual identifying information is collected.
Links to External Sites
Our Site has links to many other websites. TCGHS provides these links as a convenience for our visitors.
TCGHS can’t attest to the quality or quantity of information provided at any external site and, therefore, TCGHS is not responsible for the content of external internet sites to which the TCGHS website may link.
Our Site may use "cookies" to enhance your experience.
A “cookie” is a small text file of information that our web server may ask your browser to store on your hard drive to distinguish your visit to our site from the other users who may be visiting our site at the same time.
We take precautions to protect your information. When you submit sensitive information via the website, your information is protected both online and offline.
All information is encrypted and transmitted to and from us in a secure way. You can verify this by looking for a lock icon in the address bar and looking for "https" at the beginning of the address of the Web page.
While we use encryption to protect sensitive information transmitted online, we also protect your information offline. Only volunteers who need the information to perform a specific job (for example, order fulfillment, billing, or customer service) have access to personally identifiable information.
Be Cautious When You Use the Internet
The security of your Personal Information is important to us, but remember that no method of transmission over the Internet, or method of electronic storage, is 100% secure.
While we strive to use commercially acceptable means to protect your Personal Information, we cannot guarantee the security of any information that you transmit to TCGHS. You are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of any passwords or other account information.
In addition, be aware other Internet sites or services that may be accessible through TCGHS 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 sites directly if you have any questions about their privacy policies.
We encourage Users to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are helping to protect the personal information we collect.
Tazewell County Genealogical & Historical Society
PO Box 312
Pekin, IL 61555-0312
Telephone: (309) 477-3044
Your acceptance of these terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site.