By accessing and using this website or its corresponding blog, you are agreeing to these terms of service. If you cannot agree to the terms of service, please do not use this website or blog. Almost Home reserves the right to change these terms of service at any time.

 

Copyright and Intellectual Property – Almost Home takes intellectual property rights seriously. Other than material that is categorized as public domain under United States copyright law or otherwise expressed, the web design, photos, articles and other content on this website and its corresponding blog are the intellectual property of Almost Home and its author. All content is copyrighted. Users are free to link to this website and quote small excerpts of written material as long as the content is used within its original context and credit is given to the author. “Framing,” creating derivative works from, or retransmitting this website and/or its corresponding blog in any way other than as described above is strictly prohibited.

Similarly, Almost Home, its authors and contributors will make every effort to uphold ethics regarding the intellectual property rights and copyrights of other individuals and businesses. If at any point, Almost Home appears to be in violation of these ethics, please feel free to contact me.

 

Accuracy of Information and Disclaimer of Liability – As a historian, the author of Almost Home makes every effort to ensure that any historical information disseminated on this website and its corresponding blog reflect accurately the events of the past. However, the author is in no way liable if any information or statement contained therein is found to be inaccurate or if new information comes to light which challenges  the validity of any information or statement found therein. The author also seeks to present information that is historically accurate within its time and place, recognizing that views, terminology and practices of the past are often offensive to our modern sensibilities. Almost Home will make every effort to treat such information with sensitivity while still accurately depicting its historic time and place. Please note that any example or discussion of such material within this website and its corresponding blog in no way reflects the view of Almost Home, its authors or contributors.

Almost Home and its author will likewise make every effort to ensure accuracy in all information contained therein, historic or otherwise. Almost Home and its author are in no way liable if any information or statement contained therein is found to be inaccurate. Almost Home and its author cannot be held liable should any of the advice or methods contained therein  fail in any way to meet the expectations of its users.

 

Privacy – Almost Home takes seriously the privacy of its website users and blog users. Almost Home will never sell or otherwise distribute the names , email addresses or other identifying information of donors or users who contact Almost Home with questions, comments or donations. Almost Home reserves the right to use user-contributed questions in articles or blog posts, but will not use the actual names of users without permission.

In terms of genealogical content, Almost Home will strive to keep the names of all living individuals private, unless used with permission. However, Almost Home will not be held liable for naming individuals who could not be proven to be deceased. If Almost Home at any time appears to be in violation of reasonable privacy practices, please feel free to contact me.