Privacy Policy

Your Data

The Family History Society of Buchan (“the Society”) respects your privacy.

As a responsible organisation, we comply with the Data Protection Act 1998 and are registered with the United Kingdom’s Information Commissioner.  Our registration number is: Z1773409.

We do not share personal information with any other organisation, except as is strictly necessary in order to process your payments and to deliver any purchases you make from us.

Material that you have contributed to the Society will be recorded on our Computer Database which is maintained by the Society.


Cookies are tiny amounts of data stored in “text files” on your computer when you visit web sites.  They are widely used in order to make websites work, or work more efficiently, as well as to provide information to the owners of the site.

We use cookies to keep track of what you have in your basket, and to remember you when you return to our website.  We also use cookies to know whether you have agreed that we can store cookies on your computer.

To order products from the Society, you need to have cookies enabled.

Please note that our cookies can’t harm your computer.  We don’t store personally identifiable information in the cookies we create, but we do use encrypted information gathered from them to help improve your experience of the site by improving the way the site works.

Cookies can also help us to see how visitors move around the site when they’re using it.  This helps us to improve our website by improving the way it works.

You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however some features of our website, such as ordering products, may not function properly without cookies.