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Terms, Conditions, Disclaimers


Usage of Genealogical Material Posted on IAGenWeb Sites


Thank-you for visiting IAGenWeb. Our goal is to provide genealogical research data on-line for free use to the general public. All of the data on IAGenWeb has been transcribed and submitted by volunteers from any number of record sources and we can not guarantee accuracy or completeness. It is always best to consult original primary material for verification. We hope that you will find the information useful, that you have enjoyed your visit and will return often.

IAGenWeb Terms Of Service
The terms "WE", "OUR", "US" in this document represent the IAGenWeb State, IAGenWeb County Web Sites, and IAGenWeb Special Projects and any members, officers, contractors, consultants, advisors or participants in the IAGenWeb activities or projects.

Purpose and Verification
The information contained on our Web Sites is provided to the general public. It is compiled, edited and posted so as to be of greatest service to genealogical researchers and is not purported to be either 100% complete or accurate. The information is provided by many different people and parties and is provided by us and our submitter volunteers in good faith. We expect all researchers will verify original documents or other documents and draw their own conclusions regarding the truth. While we make every effort to present accurate and reliable information we do not endorse, approve, or certify such information, nor do we guarantee timeliness or correct sequencing of such information.

Responsibility of Usage
We assume no responsibility for consequences resulting from the use of, or in any respect, for the content of our Web Site information. This includes (but is not limited to) errors, omissions, assumptions, studies or conclusions. We are not responsible for and expressly disclaim all liability for damages of any kind arising out of use, reference to, or reliance on our information. In no event, including, but not limited to, negligence, shall we be liable for any damages from the use or misuse of, or the inability to use, the content on our Web Sites. This holds true even if we have been advised of the possibility of such damages. Use of our Web Sites, services and software is strictly voluntary and may only be used for lawful purposes.

Copyright and Ownership
The information submitted to us remains, to the extent the law allows, the property of the submitter who, by submitting it, agrees that it may be freely copied but never sold or used in a commercial venture without the knowledge and permission of its rightful owner. Unless otherwise indicated, the specific electronic presentation of any document/database/list is copyrighted by IAGenWeb, the project coordinator, submitter; or any/all of the above. Permission is granted for electronic copying by individuals for personal use only. Source credit must be included whenever published. No part of such content may be reproduced, downloaded, disseminated, published, or transferred, in any form or by any means, for personal gain without the prior written permission of, and published credit to IAGenWeb or the appropriate volunteer submitter. The information on some of our Web Sites is willed to IAGenWeb. In these cases, the Information submitted will remain with IAGenWeb. State/County/Project Coordinators must leave the material on the Web Sites with credit given to the submitter.

Linkage From Our Sites To Other Sites/Advertising
Our Web Sites have "links" to other external internet addresses. They are provided as a convenience and for informational purposes. They do not constitute an endorsement or approval of any product, service or opinion contained in the linked web site. Our reference to any specific commercial product, process, or service by trade name, trademark, service mark, manufacturer, or otherwise does not constitute or imply endorsement, recommendation, or favoring by us nor do we guarantee the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or correct sequencing of information located at such addresses.

Browser Pop-Ups/Advertising
When visiting our Web Sites, web browsers may produce pop-up advertisements. These advertisements were most likely produced by other web sites visited or by third party software installed on an individual computer. We do not endorse or recommend products or services for which pop-up advertisements occur while visiting our sites.

Viruses and Harmful Products
We do not guarantee files or information available for viewing or downloading or linking are free of infection from viruses or other harmful components. We do not assume responsibility and visitors do so at their risk only. We recommend visitors take measures to protect from potential hazards by installing virus protection software or taking any other means of protection.

Currency of Our Terms and Conditions
These terms and conditions are subject to change at any time and such changes will be effective immediately upon posting. These should be checked periodically.
We are also committed to adhering to the USGenWeb's copyright policy.