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Terms of use - MyDanishRoots.com

Herein "We," "us," and "our" refers to MyDanishRoots.com and its web administrator(s). "You" and "your" refers to all users of this website.


What Does these Terms and Conditions Include?

1. User agreement
This website is offered to you - the user - conditioned on your acceptance without modification of the terms, conditions, and notices contained herein. Your use of our site tells us you have read and accept the practices outlined in this policy as well as in our PRIVACY POLICY.


This web site is for your personal, non-commercial use or use within your organization only. All information provided on this site is free.


As more information is added to the site, we might choose to restrict some of the information for members or registered users only. To gain access to these areas it may then be necessary to provide a user name, e-mail address etc.

As a condition of your use of this website, you warrant to MyDanishRoots.com that you will not use this website for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms, conditions, and notices.

2. Copyright
All contents of this site are copyright of MyDanishRoots.com and the respective authors - all rights reserved. You may not modify, copy, distribute, transmit, perform, publish, license, create derivative works from, transfer, or sell any information, products or services obtained from this website. This applies to both information and graphics.

You are however welcome to print articles on this website for personal, non-commercial use. Content may be reproduced, printed and distributed as long as the author and MyDanishRoots.com are credited

All content is copyrighted by MyDanishRoots.com and the respective authors, but you are welcome to print any articles you find interesting.

No content may be copied without the expressed written consent of the respective authors. Requests and inquiries concerning reproduction and rights should be addressed by e-mail or by mail.

3. Disclaimer
The content of this website (information, data etc.) is provided by MyDanishRoots.com and may be used for informational purposes only. All content and services are provided ''as is'' without warrant of any kind. The use of the content, and any results of such use are solely the responsibility of the user.

We intends that the content is accurate and reliable, however, inaccuracies or typographical errors etc, may occur and MyDanishRoots.com cannot fully guarantee neither the accuracy, validity or reliability of the content on our site. Information on our site may or may not be current as of the date of your access. MyDanishRoots.com will do our best - but has no duty - to update and maintain the information and data etc. on the site.

In no event will MyDanishRoots.com or its administrator(s) be liable to the user or any third party for any damages, costs, lost profits or lost opportunity, or indirect, special, consequential, incidental or punitive damages, based upon use of any content posted on the website or edited by MyDanishRoots.com even if we have been advised of the possibility of such injuries.

We disclaim all liability for these matters. Further, you will indemnify and hold us harmless from all claims, damages, and expenses (including, without limitation, attorneys'' fees) relating to the development, operation, maintenance, and contents of this site.

4. Links to other sites
This website contains several links to other sites. Such links are provided for your convenience only, but by using these links (for example by clicking on banners), you might end up at websites not operated or controlled by us. MyDanishRoots.com is not responsible for the content of these websites and cannot guarantee the reliability or accuracy of any information linked externally. Our inclusion of links to such websites does not imply any endorsement of the material on these sites or any association with their operators.

We make every effort to ensure that links on this site are kept up to date. As most links are to external sites, the currency of the links is dependent upon the owners of those sites letting us know of any changes. If you find a link that does not work, please notify us by completing the feedback form.

For further information on "Links to other sites", please see our PRIVACY POLICY.

5. Modification of these terms and conditions
MyDanishRoots.com reserves the right to change the terms, conditions, and notices under which this website is offered, and we may make improvements and/or changes to the website at any time and without prior notice.

A few numbers and facts...

  • 500,000

    ...Danes emigrated up to 1968, and of these about 70% departed for the USA. In the 1800's alone a vast majority of 90% went to the USA. Read more...

  • 261,065

    This many individuals, comprising of 4.6 percent of all Danes, carries the surname JENSEN followed by NIELSEN, HANSEN, PEDERSEN and ANDERSEN. Read more...

  • 1,000

    Of the 5,000 basic words in modern English, as many as 20 percent are so-called loan words from the Old Norse language (ON). Read more...

  • 1769

    This year the first Danish census was taken. The next censuses were taken in 1787 and 1801 and from 1834 onwards every 5-10 years. Read more...