Thursday, 3 December 2009

FindmyPast - free trial and fair usage increase

Findmypast (www.findmypast.com) is now offering a two week free trial to new users (excluding access to the 1911 English and Welsh census).

In an e-mail announcing the development, the company also notes some further changes and details, including a new fair usage policy that will alllow subscribers to see more per month:

Fair Usage limits – we have dramatically increased the monthly Fair Usage Limit for subscribers and simplified how we calculate it. The new limit is a huge 5000 record views per month and we will send a warning email if you start to get close to this limit. We will also be introducing a counter on the website soon to let you see how close to the limit you are getting.

Free trial – a 14 day free trial is now available to new users of the site. There is a lower Fair Usage Limit of 400 record views during a Free Trial. The Free Trial does not include access to the 1911 census.

Continuous membership for subscribers – we have clarified your options to cancel continuous membership from the "My account" area of the website. Your loyalty discount of 20% is automatically applied when you renew using continuous membership.

Lookups – we have made it clearer that providing "lookups" for other people is not allowed.

Company name changes – Find My Past Limited has changed its name to brightsolid online publishing limited. This is simply a name change – we are still owned by the same company (brightsolid online innovation limited) and this name change does not affect your use of the website in any way.

Chris

www.ScotlandsGreatestStory.co.uk
Professional genealogical problem solving and research
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