Testimonial Submission Agreement

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on March 23, 2016 in Uncategorized

Thank you for your interest in submitting a story for our new Ancestry commercial. We always appreciate your enthusiasm and excitement for family history research and our products. We hope that your stories can help other members benefit from all that Ancestry has to offer. By sending us your submission, you must agree to the legal terms below:
I represent and warrant that I am at least 18 years of age and I have all authority necessary to agree to and grant the permissions given in this Agreement. I understand that by submitting my story, testimonials, stories, quotes, photographs and/or other information (the “Submission”) by email, I grant Ancestry Information Operations Company and its group companies (“Ancestry”) a perpetual license to use, distribute, edit or republish my Submission, in whole or in part, including without limitation my name, likeness, and voice, for advertising, promotion, and any other commercial or non-commercial purpose desired by Ancestry and in all or any media now known or developed in the future, including the Internet, and anywhere throughout the world, without limitation as to duration or frequency of usage, and with or without attribution to me, at Ancestry’s sole discretion.
I acknowledge that Ancestry is under no obligation to use my Submission and may decide, at its sole discretion, not to use the Submission. I waive any inspection and/or approval of the use of the Submission and hereby release Ancestry, its agents and assigns, from any obligation to provide me with payment or acknowledgment hereunder and from any liability incurred in connection with the use of the Submission. I agree to hold Ancestry, its agents and assigns, who use the Submission harmless against any claims, losses, damages or liability arising from such use.
I agree that Ancestry may store copies of the Submission and the personal data that I have provided about myself on its database, and transfer and store copies of the Submission and my personal data to or in a destination outside of Australia, for the purposes set out above. I agree to Ancestry using my contact details to contact me about my involvement in any of its marketing activity.
I represent and warrant that any statements made by me in the Submission are true, accurately reflect my opinion of and experience with Ancestry’s products and services, and are not misleading. The Submission is my own work and/or I have all necessary consents from any third parties whose work is included in or referenced to in the Submission. Upon request, I will promptly provide written support for (i) any claims made in the Submission that are or appear to be factual, and (ii) any necessary third party consents.

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Journey of Discovery – NSW/ACT Family History Conference, 11-13 September 2015

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on July 6, 2015 in Australia, Society Directory, Tips and Hints, Uncategorized

When: 11-13 September 2015 Venue: 1 Bay Street, Port Macquarie NSW – click to view on Google Maps. Web: www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~nswpmfhs There’s always more to learn when it comes to family history and the 2015 Fair and Conference will be held over three exciting days in Panthers Auditorium, Port Macquarie The FREE Family History Fair is… Read more

In Time and Place – Queensland State Conference, 3-4 October 2015

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on June 30, 2015 in Australia

When: 3 – 4 October 2015 Venue: Riverglenn, 70 Kate St, Indooroopilly – click to view on Google Maps. Web: itap.historyqueensland.org.au You are invited to Queensland’s first local, family and social history conference Organised by History Queensland, Genealogical Society of Queensland and Queensland Family History Society. Free Conference Registration for regional delegates Thanks to the… Read more

Fractured Families: Life on the Margins in Colonial New South Wales by Tanya Evans

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on June 30, 2015 in Australia, Books, Ireland, Tips and Hints, United Kingdom

Guest blog by historian Tanya Evans Family historians accept that their research is a journey, often enjoyed over the course of many years, sometimes across a lifetime. My book Fractured Families: Life on the Margins in Colonial New South Wales explores why the life stories of some men and women in the past come to… Read more

Help! Why can’t I find my ancestor’s surname?

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on May 5, 2015 in Australia, New Zealand, Tips and Hints, Uncategorized

Guest blog by historian Carol Baxter; www.carolbaxter.com If you were researching the surname Staff, would it occur to you to look for Huff? At the Australasian Genealogical Congress in March 2015, an attendee mentioned the surname Staff. The expectation seemed to be that there weren’t too many ways in which this surname could be spelt… Read more

Update to London Workhouse Records, 1659-1930. Over 3.7 million new records!

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on April 9, 2015 in Index, New records, Uncategorized, United Kingdom

Great news, we’re always trying to improve our collections and we’ve updated the London Workhouse Admission and Discharge Records, 1659-1930! We’ve added 303,179 new images [56%] and 3,771,083 [54%] new records, so this collection now has 542,642 images and 7,035,609 records! So, what’s in the update? We’ve added newly indexed workhouse admission and discharge records… Read more

Update to Australian Electoral Rolls collection. Over 30 million new records!

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on April 2, 2015 in Australia, New records, Tips and Hints, Uncategorized

Great news, we’re always trying to improve our collections and we’ve updated the Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1980! We’ve added 61,953 new images and 30,953,567 new records, so this collection now has 1,465,956 images and 100,540,723 records! So, what’s in the update? About 70% of the electoral rolls in this collection were previously transcribed. In this… Read more

Help Legacy Australia. Share your Anzac ancestor’s story & Ancestry will donate $5

Posted by Ancestry.com.au on March 25, 2015 in Ancestry App, Australia, General Announcement, Member Stories, Military, Photographs

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