General Terms of Use
When you access this Website, you acknowledging that you will abide by these terms of use. If you do not wish to agree to these terms then you must leave the site now.
All information on this website ( is protected by intellectual law including but not limited to copyright law. This includes web pages, text, images, content data, lay out and the underlying code. It also applies to any transcriptions where the original may be out of copyright, but it is the transcription that is copyright not the data.
If you would like to request permission to reproduce any material on this website then please in the first instance contact the Society Webmaster. Any material so used with permission must acknowledge both the source and author. You may link to the pages from other websites, and to download or print pages for personal use only
All information published on this site is subject to change or correction at any time, without notice. We attempt to provide accurate information but assume no responsibility  for any inaccuracies that may arise. Therefore, the user assumes all responsibility for its use and you understand and agree that the Northamptonshire Family History Society, its officers, its members or volunteers are not responsible for any claim, loss or damage arising.
The website contains links to other websites. We are not responsible for the content of any linked website nor do we necessarily endorse any company or contents

Privacy Statement
This Statement has been created as we respect our members and want to ensure that any personal information is used responsibly.
E-mail – we do not sell rent or pass on in any way, members email addresses to other organisations. We may generate email for the following 

  • Any notification to which the member may subscribe
  • Email that may result from any business transitions
  • Correspondence that results from communication initiated by a member.

Disclosure – We will make every effort  to preserve your privacy, but we may be obliged to disclose information, where required to do so by law.
Non-Personal Information – Non personal information is used behind the website by our hosting Web Server and is used to generate general website usage statistics only.

Consumer Protection (Distant Selling) Regulations
Goods and services purchased on this site come under The Consumer Protection (Distant Selling) Regulations 2000. This gives rights to the consumer. The Society’s policy under the Regulations is as set out below
1 Goods and Services on offer and prices
These are described on various pages on the web site
2 Taxes and VAT
There is no requirement for the Society to register for Value Added Tax and therefore there is no VAT due on any services supplied by the Society. There are no other taxes due. The prices quoted after adding postage and packing is the total price.
3 Delivery and Cost (postage and packing)
Delivery is usually within 7 days of receipt of the order. If we are not able to ship the order within 28 days then we will notify you of the expected delivery date. Costs of Postage and Packing are dependent on the total weight of your order and is added as part of the payment process.
4 Cancelling your order
In the case of good supplied (e.g. books) this is 14 days from the date of receipt by the consumer including Saturdays, Sundays and Bank Holidays. Notification of intention to cancel should be received by the Society in writing within the “cooling off ” period of the 14 days. In the case of services supplied (e.g. database lookups) by the Society, once the fee and request for the service have been received by the Society, it shall start the process the request and no such cooling off period  shall apply. 
If you do decide to cancel your order, the law requires you to do this in writing. “Writing” includes letter, fax and email sent to the Society at the address to which the original order was sent. This does not include telephone calls which will NOT be acceptable 
On receipt of a cancellation notice (and the returned goods where relevant) within the “cooling off period” the Society is required to refund the cost within 14 days, but only if the gods are returned in a re-saleable condition. The cost of postage for the returned goods shall be borne by the customer.
No refunds will be made in the respect of any CD-ROMs or DVD’s where the customer has broken open the seal or wrapper. Any orders for magazines or periodicals which the Society may from time to time sell are also excluded from the right to cancel. If the Society has been asked to supply a service, for a fee, it will start to process the request and NO “cooling off” period shall apply, consequently no refund of the fee shall be made even if the customer wishes to stop the research.
A Cancellation Form may be downloaded here

The Law of England and Wales shall apply to this Contract

For further information see

 Page last updated July 2017


Our Cookie Policy
This website uses cookies to help make your visit quicker, easier and relevant to the website. By using the Northamptonshire Family History Society website you are agreeing to our cookie policy.
1. What are Cookies?
A “cookie” is a small text file that is stored on your computer, tablet or phone when you visit a website. Some cookies are automatically deleted when you close down you browser. These are known as session cookies. Other will remain on your computer until they expire or you manually delete them.. These are known as persistent cookies. If you require more detailed information about cookies visit or cookies.
2. Our Cookie usage.
No personal information is collected or recorded by cookie usage on this site. The purpose of cookie usage on this site is to monitor web usage and provide essential communication between your browser and the services that this website offers.

Used where? Used for? Personal Information Stored ?
Throughout the site (Session) Created by our ISP to build website performance details and reports. Examples are what are the most popular pages, what error pages you encountered and how many pages were viewed. None
Throughout the site (Session) Communication between your browser and the website None
Visual New Visitor Flags (Persistent) Used by Flag Counter on Help Page to record only New Visitors to the site. Avoids each visit being recorded every time. None – only Country details extracted from the IP address

Be aware that by using the Links on this website will take you to other sites where other Cookie Policies may be in force.
3. Disabling/Enabling Cookies
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies by modifying settings in your browser. In order to block or delete cookies, select the “Help” entry on the Help menu of your browser and type in “delete cookies” or “block cookies” to obtain a step by step guide how to achieve this.

Page last updated July 2017

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