Byers Families in Ireland - Privacy Policy

Byers Families in Ireland ( offers a free genealogical resource. Its main focus is on BYERS families in Co Cavan, but the hope is to expand in the future to include Byers families in Co Down and elsewhere in Ireland - time permitting!
The website is strictly non-commercial. It is not a business and, with the exception of the ‘Contact us’ form (which obviously requires an email contact address), the website collects no personal information on its users.
No personal information is sold, exchanged or given to companies or businesses for marketing purposes.
To comply with the EU's General Data Protection Regulation requirements, it is necessary that your consent is obtained before you send a message to the website (because you are sharing personal information, viz. your email address).
Hence on the 'Contact us' page (assuming you wish to do so!), please note the instruction: 'To continue, please check the box, showing that you agree to our Privacy Policy which is available here.'
Website cookies
You should be aware that this website uses Google Analytics, a web and traffic analytics tool to improve the functionality of the site. It notes how the website is performing, the various countries from which the site is accessed, the pages visited, their relative popularity and which pages attract returning visitors.
This information is only processed in an anonymised way and so does not identify anyone.
This analytical tool from Google works by placing a small file called a cookie on your computer.
To further explore the way in which Google Analytics collects and processes this data, please see here.
Please note that the website does not make any use of Google advertising services.
Changes to this Privacy Policy
This Privacy Policy was updated on 11 January 2020. It will be reviewed and updated every five years. The next update will be in 2025.