Genealogy and Data Protection Act

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13 April 2018

Title ResearchWith the growing interest in genealogy, partly due to popular television programmes such as Who Do You Think You Are, Title Research highlights the importance of understanding how personal data for genealogy purposes is protected under the Data Protection Act. In their most recent blog post, the genealogy specialists explore how websites such as Find My Past and Ancestry must adhere to certain requests to remove records from the public domain. 

Title Research feel that it is important to make people aware that they have the entitlement to ask for their records to be removed from the public domain. This highlights the benefit of employing experienced genealogists who do not just rely on transcribed databases alone.

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