Public Records & Online Genealogy Resources

Privacy Policy

Welcome to “”, a website designed to help you find information available in public records. This privacy policy is for visitors (“you”) of the web pages at the domain (",” “services," or “the site”), which is owned and operated by, Inc. (“we” or “our”).

Archives, together with its parent company Operations Inc., (“Archives”) provide all web pages at the domain (“RecordsBase Members’ Website”). Members will be using the Records Base Members’ Website regardless of whether they are using a free trial or a purchased membership with the RecordsBase Members’ Website. For the Privacy Policy relating to the RecordsBase Members’ Website, click here.

This policy discusses what information these sites collect, how we use it, and the limited circumstances we may share it in.

What is covered by this privacy policy? is a tool designed to help you find public records information about yourself and others. This site is not a consumer-reporting agency as defined by the Fair Credit Reporting Act (FCRA). Visit for all your employment screening needs.

What isn’t covered by this privacy policy?

This privacy policy only applies to information collected while on the web pages at the domain, which is owned and operated by Inflection. This policy does not apply to the practices of Archives, which interacts with users of the RecordsBase Members’ Website.

Further, this policy does not apply to the practices of other website domains you visit because you click a link on this site, to other Inflection services, to the practices of companies that we do not own or control, or to people that we do not employ or manage.

We Do Not Control The Public Records Made Available

This site displays public records that are available in the real world, such as criminal history records from law enforcement agencies and bankruptcy records from courts. Original copies of public records can only be changed by those entities.

When users search for public records, Archives conducts the search. Inflection has no control over the records made available through the RecordsBase Members’ Website.

Payments to Archives and Other Products

If you choose to make a purchase or become a member of the RecordsBase Members’ Website, your purchase will be made through Archives and covered under its terms.

Information We Collect From All Visitors

Technical and Analytics Information

We collect technical and analytics information from all visitors. This information includes your IP address, the URL that brought you to the service, and information about your device and browser.

Activity Information

When you visit this site, Inflection collects information about which pages you visit.

Information collected by cookies and in the background

This site makes use of tools such as cookies to collect various types of information about your activity and computer while your use the website. We only use information collected in the background to deliver and market our services — information collected by cookies and other tools is not used to augment our search results.

  • Content and preference cookies. We use different types of cookies (both temporary and persistent) to make it easier for you to help you navigate the site, track usage of our site to improve your experience, and remember your preferences. Disabling cookies may limit your ability to use some areas of our site.
  • Technical and analytics data. We use services such as Google Analytics to learn about how people discover, use, and interact with the site.
  • Advertising information. We use third party advertisers to show you ads for Inflection products on other websites. Showing you these ads involves placement of a cookie on your computer. If you would like more information about these practices and to know your choices for opting out, please visit the Google opt out page to opt-out of Google cookies, or the Network Advertising Initiative’s opt out system. We do not control the cookies and/or trackers used by the third-party resources and links provided on this site. However, we can provide visibility into the cookies and trackers used when you follow links or paths from this site to our partner site, For a closer look into the third-party advertising and tracking cookies involved, you can consult the About Our Cookies page on This privacy resource provides useful information and options for opting out of these cookies.

How We Use The Information We Collect

Your information is only used to provide and market this service to you, which includes operating the website, conducting in-house research, preventing fraud or abuse, marketing you products or services offered by us, and communicating with you and addressing your concerns.

We Only Share Your Information in the Following Situations

With Your Consent: We may share your information when you give us permission.

With Our Parent Company:, Inc. owns a variety of services in addition to this site, including,,, and other people search sites. Data collected under this privacy policy is shared with Inflection and stored alongside data from those other services. Your choices on one service may affect another service.

With Service Providers: We use certain trusted third parties to provide services for us. We only share the minimum amount of information necessary to provide the service. In addition, any third-party service provider we use is required to give your information the same protections that are outlined here in this Privacy Policy.

Deidentified and Aggregated Data: We may share or disclose information we collect after deidentifying and aggregating it so it cannot be linked back to an individual person. We contractually require third parties to respect this practice.

Business Transfers: In the event that Inflection is involved in a bankruptcy, merger, acquisition, reorganization or sale of assets, your information may be sold or transferred as part of that transaction. However, the new entity will be bound by this privacy policy after the sale or transfer.

Legal Process and Emergency Circumstances: We may disclose or preserve for future disclosure your information if we believe, after due consideration, that doing so is reasonably necessary to protect Inflection’s rights or property or to comply with a law, regulation, valid legal process, or to prevent imminent and serious bodily harm to a person.

If you are a law enforcement officer seeking information from Inflection about one of our users, please reference our Law Enforcement Guidelines for further information.

Unless prohibited from doing so by law or court order, we will do our best to provide subjects of law enforcement requests with advance notice before we disclose their information to law enforcement, if we have contact information for that person. We reserve the right to withhold advance notice where it would impede an investigation of identity theft, or in situations involving imminent physical harm or harm to minors.

How We Retain And Protect Your Information

We retain all of the information we collect or that you submit for purposes including fraud prevention, legal compliance, and to resolve disputes or enforce our agreements.

Your information is stored on secure servers in Northern California. While we use acceptable industry-standard practices to protect your information, we cannot and do not guarantee that your information will be absolutely secure.

Fraud and Abuse Prevention

We partner with certain third party vendors to prevent fraud and abuse. To do this, we may use information that includes your IP address, browser, and operating systems to identify suspected fraudulent activity and block it.

Choices And Other Privacy Information

Access and corrections

You may also email our Privacy Team at if you wish to access, correct, or make changes to your personal information that we possess. We will do our best to promptly respond to your request. Please be aware, we cannot update personal information appearing on public record sources. You must contact the applicable Law Enforcement Agency or Court to correct errors contained within public records.

Communication Preferences

We may send you information about our products and other messages related to our people search sites, including marketing emails. You can unsubscribe by clicking on the unsubscribe link in those emails or by emailing with the email address you wish to unsubscribe from. Please note that you may still receive account and billing notices, if applicable.

California’s ‘Do Not Track’ law

When you browse our website, we may use trusted third-party tools to analyze website usage, monitor performance, and prevent fraud. The services do not currently respond to browser settings such as Do Not Track. Third parties, such as our fraud prevention tools, may also collect personally identifiable information from you.

California Information-Sharing Disclosure

We do not share your personal information that you submit to us with third parties for direct marketing purposes without your permission.

Children’s Information

This site is not directed to individuals under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect personal information from children under the age of 13. If we discover that we have collected personal information on a child under the age of 13 via this site, we will promptly remove it from our systems.

Contact Information

We are located at 555 Twin Dolphin Drive #200, Redwood City, CA 94065. If you have any questions or concerns regarding this policy, please contact us:
Privacy Department
P.O. Box 391146
Omaha, NE 68139

Last Modified: July 12, 2016