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Table 2 Quotes from company privacy policy or T&C documents referring to the need to obtain consent from family members

From: Family tree and ancestry inference: is there a need for a ‘generational’ consent?

Company Quote from privacy policy/T&C document
Ancestry You should obtain the consent from the living persons about whom you want to post personal information on the Websites, or, if the person is under the age of 18, the consent of their parent or guardian [48].
AncestryHealth Before providing health and lifestyle information about others, you represent that you have obtained the consent from them, or, if the person is under the age of 18, the consent of their parent or guardian [49].
Archives […][Y]ou should only submit or share User Provided Content that belongs to you (or where you have obtained all necessary permissions or consents) and that will not violate the rights of others [50].
Family Search When providing personal information about anyone other than yourself, you must first obtain the other person’s informed consent if his or her consent is legally required [according to local law] [51].
FindMyPast You should always seek permission from people who are living before you make their personal information available in your tree, or anywhere else online. […] We reserve the right (at our own discretion) to remove any personal data which you have included in your family tree about people who are living if we are alerted to the fact that this personal data was used without that person’s permission [52].
GenesReunited You promise that you are the original owner of any Submission you make or you have the necessary licences, rights, consents, and permissions to authorise us to use your Submission. In particular, you promise that you have obtained the permission of all of the living people featured or referred to in the Submission (and if they are under 18 their parents’ or guardians’ permission as well).[…] You agree to give us evidence of all such licences, rights, consents, and permissions if so requested by us [19].
Geni [I]s prohibited to […] posting any third party’s (including without limitation any family member’s) information on the Geni Services without permission [53].
MyHeritage In addition you should also make sure that information or material you wish to place on the Website about anyone living is only posted with their prior knowledge and consent. If the person is under the legal age to enter into agreements (typically 18 years old), you represent that you have obtained the consent of the parent or guardian of the person under the legal age […]. In all cases, you must make the implications of the consent clear to the person (or, if applicable, to the parent/guardian) [54].