Privacy Statement and Policy

About us

This website is owned and operated by Clever Digit Media Ltd, a company registered in England and Wales
under company number 04381547.

Clever Digit Media Ltd is committed to protecting your privacy.
We strictly adhere to the requirements of the data protection legislation in
the UK/EU and we are a registered Data Controller – Register number Z7564097.

Our Data Protection Officer will be happy to deal with any queries or requests regarding the data we hold about you. They can be contacted at or by post to Data Protection Officer at our registered offices at Clever Digit Media Ltd, New Hall, Market Place, Melksham, SN12 6EX.

Our VAT number is 811538154.


British Genealogy (“us”, “we”, or “our”) uses cookies on the website (the “Service”). By using the Service, you consent to the use of cookies.

Our Cookies Policy explains what cookies are, how we use cookies, how third-parties we may partner with may use cookies on the Service, your choices regarding cookies and further information about cookies.

What are cookies?

Cookies are small pieces of text sent by your web browser by a website you visit. A cookie file is stored in your web browser and allows the Service or a third-party to recognize you and make your next visit easier and the Service more useful to you.

Cookies can be “persistent” or “session” cookies.

Persistent cookies remain on your personal computer or mobile device when you go offline, while session cookies are deleted as soon as you close your web browser.

How British Genealogy uses cookies

When you use and access the Service, we may place a number of cookies files in your web browser.

We use cookies to enable certain functions of the Service.

We use both session and persistent cookies on the Service and we use different types of cookies to run the Service:

Essential cookies. We may use essential cookies to authenticate users and prevent fraudulent use of user accounts.

See our cookies page for further details.

What are your choices regarding cookies

If you’d like to delete cookies or instruct your web browser to delete or refuse cookies, please visit the help pages of your web browser.

As a European citizen, under GDPR, you have certain individual rights. 

Please note, however, that if you delete cookies or refuse to accept them, you might not be able to use all of the features we offer, you may not be able to store your preferences, and some of our pages might not display properly.

Where can you find more information about cookies

You can learn more about cookies and the following third-party websites:


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British Genealogy Research

We will ask specific questions of any person purchasing a researcher commission, the answers to these are necessary in order to commence the research required, we won’t ask for anything we don’t genuinely need to use for this purpose.

We will ask for your name and email address so we can contact you with updates and be able to supply you your completed research tasks.

All of our researchers are experienced freelance professionals. By purchasing a commission you agree that they can use any data you have supplied to provide you with the service chosen.

We won’t share your personal data with any other third parties however.

We save our customers’ genealogical and contact information for a period of at least one year after a project is finished unless our clients request that we delete it, we will only delete this information, if requested and when all work is complete.

Customers are requested to note that no retrieval of commissioned work or use of the website’s other facilities can be supplied after the information is securely deleted.