Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

This Privacy Policy explains how we use information that you provide us with when you interact with our website and how we make sure it is stored and managed safely and legally.

This Privacy Policy is part of the Terms of Use this website, so please read it carefully. We take your privacy extremely seriously, and commit to storing all your personal information securely.

The Family History Writing Challenge respects your privacy. Any personal information you provide to us including and similar to your name, address, telephone number and e-mail address will not be released, sold, or rented to any entities or individuals outside of The Family History Writing Challenge.

If you create an account with us, purchase a course, webinar, ebook or critique services we gather a certain amount of personal information (e.g. name, address, phone number, email address, postal code) We won’t keep your personal information for longer than is necessary and will only use the personal information that we gather for the following purposes.

  1. To manage the website and your account
  2. To provide advanced website features to you and others
  3. To understand your needs to help us improve the website and our classes and courses
  4. To improve search results
  5. To understand website usage to allow us to improve our marketing or the way we do business
  6. To send you emails


We make every effort to keep your information safe. Your payment information is protected through a third party payment company PayPal; your credit card information is not stored on this website. Please be advised that although we make every effort to keep our systems secure, sometimes things happen. Keep your sign in details private at all times; do not share them with anybody.  This means that even if (in the very unlikely event) someone broke into our systems, your payment details would not be available for them to steal.

We won’t ever sell your information to third parties.