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Okay to use images for personal history documents?

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If I'm reading prior posts and the FAQ correctly, BG owns the copyright on all images and that it is okay for me to use them for my personal, not-for-profit research. I would imagine that I can not post the images on places like Ancestry.com, but can I include them in my own biographies of ancestors and share them with family? Of course, I'll give credit to BG and the photographer, including a link to BG. Thanks for clarifying.

asked Aug 12 in Frequently Asked Questions by gramssearch BG Beginner (180 points)

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Hi gramsearch,

Yes, from my reading of the FAQ and the Terms of Use https://billiongraves.com/terms-of-use/#/ 

that would be acceptable use of the images. If you're still concerned I would email support using the form at the bottom of the main BG pages.

Cheers Jim

answered Aug 12 by Whitejaegar BG Master (88,810 points)
selected Aug 12 by gramssearch
thanks so much, Jim!
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