Terms of Use

Terms of Service: OurPublicRecords.org is a website that provides users with access to information about genealogical research. When you access this site or use it in any way, you agree to follow our terms of service and terms of use. We highly recommend that you read through our service agreement to make sure that you understand those terms. Though we provide you with certain rights, you cannot transfer those rights to any other user.

Using Our Website: As an authorized user of OurPublicRecords.org, you agree to use the site in the ways we intended. You can only use the site for personal reasons or research such as creating a family tree or finding out about your heritage. We do not allow commercial use of our site, including users who take any material copyrighted by our team or information that is proprietary to our site.

Users do not have our permission to reproduce any of our work either. This means that you cannot use any of the resources, articles, photos or other information on our site for commercial purposes, including as advertisements for a different site. We do not authorize users to share our site or any portion of our site on other pages or computers. Violations of the terms outlined here will break the law. We reserve the right to block any user from our site who violates these terms. If we find you in breach of these terms, we will require that you get rid of any copyrighted or trademarked materials that you got from our site.

Our Public Records Liability: Here at OurPublicRecords.org, we offer no guarantees as to what you will find on the site or when you follow links to other sites. If you are disappointed with the information found here or on any linked site, we are not responsible for your thoughts and opinions. We also do not guarantee that the information we share is complete or correct. It is your responsibility to double check the accuracy of any information you find or content you want to use.

OurPublicRecords.org does not guarantee that the information shared on each page will remain in the future. The owners have the right to remove content at any point and to shut down the website at a later date. Though we attempt to share accurate data and to remove any inaccuracies that we found, we do not guarantee that all the information you view is accurate at the time.

In addition to the site, we also work with others to produce content that helps users find genealogical data. Users may occasionally find marketing and other types of content on the site too. Any user who visits the site agrees to take responsibility for anything done on the site. Users cannot blame OurPublicRecords.org for any damages that might suffer in the future. This includes both punitive damages for emotional pain and suffering and damage to computers and other devices. Users are responsible for any damage they sustain on the site and any linked sites they visit. If the law permits users to hold the site responsible in certain situations, we will agree to those terms.

Linked Sites on OurPublicRecords.org: To help our users find more genealogical information, we will occasionally link to other sites. These links may take the form of advertisements that users see at the bottom of the page or on the side of the page. When you click on any of those links, it will direct you to a new website not affiliated with us.

We are not responsible for any of the information or content on those sites. You should read the link carefully before clicking on it to make sure that it is safe to visit. We do not endorse any other site and are not responsible for anything found on those sites. You may occasionally come across adult content or content not related to our site. It is your choice to leave our site and your responsibility for anything you come across there. We reserve the right to make revisions to these terms at any time.