BERKHOF - BERKHOFF
1500 genealogy - genealogie 2000+
Privacy and genealogy are at odds with each other. According to Dutch privacy legislation it is not allowed
to make information public about living people or even to collect them for other than strictly personal use.
Genealogists on the other want to reconstruct and share their genealogy with others. Interested family
members would like to see their name as being part of it, but want to keep their `shoe size´ private. A
To meet all needs, this website publishes limited information of individual living family members. In the
different surname genealogies the following information of living individuals can be found: 1). first
name(s); 2). last name; 3). place of birth; 4). family relation.
This is information is the default privacy protection of `Pro-Gen´, the genealogy software used. The
information on this website can be adjusted at request for yourself and for family members in the first
degree (parents, children, brothers & sisters).
Visitors can fill out a Help Us form, to help us reconstructing the different families. Forms received will be
sent to the listed members of the Research Group. The information will also (in time) be published on the
Surname bearers can (also) participate in the DNA-Project. For meaningful participation, testees are expected to share their direct male ancestry line
back to the earliest known ancestor. For this they can fill out a DNA Participants Form. These forms will be sent to the other DNA project participants
and to the listed members of the Research Group. Testees can participate anonymously, except for their surname. Details of the testee and his father
will be omitted from the sent around DNA Participants form. The project leader will further act as an intermediary for correspondence.