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Conditions of Use[edit | edit source]

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Anyone who accesses the FamilySearch Wiki has to agree to certain terms and conditions. They are outlined in FamilySearch Terms of Use.

Please carefully review this document to identify the following:

  • Wiki Conditions of Use - Who "owns" this website? Under what conditions are you allowed to contribute to the Wiki.

  • FamilySearch/GSU Licenses - What rights are possessed by FamilySearch.

  • Registration Obligations - What conditions you agree to when contributing to the Wiki.

  • Your Right to Submit Contributions - What rights you possess to be able to contribute to the Wiki.

  • Code of Conduct - What should be your code of conduct to other contributors.

  • Publishing Your Name - You give permission for your user name to be put on material you contribute to the Wiki.

  • Legal Status and Jurisdiction - Your legal rights in relation to the Wiki.

  • Limitations of Liability - Liabilities of FamilySearch Wiki in relation to contributions.

  • Notice for Claims of Intellectual Property Violations - How to deal with copyright violations.

  • Trademarks - FamilySearch Wiki trademark.

Try these out[edit | edit source]

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Exercises




Quick Quiz
  • You may contribute material to the Wiki even if you disagree with a couple of policy items.
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False
  • You have to have permission to copy material from the Wiki.
True
False
  • You can contribute text to the Wiki but not images.
True
False
  • FamilySearch Wiki cannot delete any material you have contributed without your permission.
True
False
  • Contributing offensive material to the Wiki could result in you being blocked from doing so in the future.
True
False
  • Your user name is kept confidential when you contribute to the Wiki.
True
False
  • The Wiki is not regulated by any state or federal laws.
True
False
  • You can only file suit against the Wiki in Washington D.C.
True
False
  • You can submit a request that copyrighted material owned by you be removed from the Wiki
True
False