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The Site is dedicated to celebrating and reassessing the history of the Maltese People. The Site is a non-profit hobby which has grown exponentially. It is a private, voluntary initiative wholly-funded by its founder Charles M Said-Vassallo (‘the editor’) who is otherwise running a business in a very different and completely unrelated field http://www.saidvassallo.com/CPM/Com.htm.

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Last Updated: 9 March 2010

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The Site is not directed at minors. If you are legally a minor, please leave the Site.

All the contents of the Site, except for Genealogy and third party publications, constitute the opinion of the Editor, and the Editor alone; they do not represent the views and opinions of the Editor’s partners, associates, friends, employees, family or other dependants, nor do they represent the view of organizations, businesses or institutions the Editor is a part of. This Site is written in English but some other languages are made use of whenever the context requires so.

The content of this Site is not intended to cause harm, but if you have any concerns about the contents of the Site, please contact us via email at tancarville@optusnet.com.au .

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If you do not agree with the above, do not use this site.

 

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The Site is not directed at minors. If you are legally a minor, please leave the Site.

 

We collect both personal information and aggregated information on the Site. We discuss our collection and use of different kinds of information below.

 

Personal Information

 

You do not have to provide personal information to use the Site. We use IP addresses to calculate our Site's usage levels. Whenever you are on the Internet, a number (an IP address) is automatically assigned to your computer. This number is identified and logged automatically whenever you visit our Site. Collecting IP addresses is a standard practice on the Internet and is done automatically by many Web sites.

 

We may also disclose personal information if we believe that we are permitted to do so (i) by law, (ii) to comply with legal process or governmental requests, (iii) to protect the rights, property, or safety of the Site, its users, or the public.

 

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We may, from time to time, use cookies and other technologies to gather non-personally identifiable information to track the popularity of certain pages of the Site; the success of our e-mail notifications, based on click-through rates; and other similar information, all of which assists us in improving our Site.

 

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Contributed content

 

We cannot guarantee secure transmission of information over the internet. You should be aware that there are risks in transmitting information over the internet. If you are concerned about conveying your personal information over the internet, then you may wish to contact us by telephone, Fax or mail.

 

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If you contribute content to us, and have provided your contact information in connection with such email, and another researcher contacts us with any concern regarding the posting, we may encourage such researcher to address his/her concern about any information on such content directly with you.

 

If another researcher contacts you with any such concern, you agree to work with such researcher in good faith to resolve the concern. In addition, we reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to contact you in order to address the concern directly with you. You acknowledge that we neither endorse nor are responsible for any communications from other researchers to you.

 

By submitting such content, you expressly consent to the foregoing.

 

Information Relating to Living Persons

 

Please note that when you contribute content, including a family tree, to us, we use reasonable efforts to make certain personal information "private". Please be aware that we do not make private the names of persons identified as living, or their relation to other individuals within the family tree, however this information may be suppressed by using the form below.

 

You represent and warrant that you have obtained all appropriate permissions to post information relating to any living person on or in connection with the Site, including, where necessary, express consent from such person, to provide such information to us, and to allow us to use such information in accordance with this Privacy Statement.

 

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We reserve the right not to suppress any information which is already available in book form, newspapers, public announcements, websites and other matter, printed or otherwise, in the public domain. Subject to the foregoing, upon your reasonable request, we will suppress your name and personal information from our active databases. You can make this request via email at tancarville@optusnet.com.au . Please mark your email “REQUEST TO SUPPRESS PERSONAL INFORMATION” and paste the REQUEST FORM shown below: Fill in the details and send. Such information will be deactivated as soon as reasonably possible in accordance with our deactivation policy and applicable law. Please note that we may need to retain certain information for record keeping purposes, and there may also be residual information that will remain within our databases and other records.

 

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We reserve the right to transfer any and all information, including your personal information, that we collect from users of each Site to a third party in the event that we sell or otherwise transfer substantially all of our assets related to the Site to such third party.

 

Please refer to the index and for more clarification linking from there.

 

If you do not agree with the above, do not use this site.

Warning against Misuse

The Site is not directed at minors. If you are legally a minor, please leave the Site.

How can the data be misused?

 

We really don’t know because only criminals do that. We act in good faith.

 

We are not responsible for other people’s actions. If you have malicious intent, please leave this site immediately.

 

What you are promising

You are responsible for ensuring that no material you contribute will be capable of (a) infringing the intellectual property or other rights of any person or entity, (b) breaching any applicable law, whether criminal, in tort or otherwise, or (c) appearing to be offensive, threatening, obscene, pornographic, false, unreliable or misleading.

You agree to indemnify, defend and hold us harmless from and against any and all third party claims, liability, loss, and expense (including damage awards, settlement amounts, and reasonable legal fees, brought against us, arising out of, related to or which may arise from your use of the site and/or your breach of any term of this Agreement, even if only through a machine on which you access the site.

You are acknowledging that we are entitled to withdraw any material on the site which appears (whether based on information received from others, or our own determination) to be wrong, or to bring our names into disrepute.

You are undertaking not to place material on, or otherwise use, the site for any business or commercial purpose and nor to use the site, or information gathered from it, for the sending of unsolicited bulk email (often referred to as spam).

Finally, you are also acknowledging that we are reliant upon you and all readers to notify us of anything you see here which requires attention, using the notification techniques which are explained above.

Copyright

Copying the contents of this site without maintaining attribution is expressly forbidden.

Don’t forget

 We also ask that you:

+ Make non-commercial use of the files We are only showcasing different aspects of the history of the Maltese People, and we request that you use this site for personal, non-commercial purposes.

+ Refrain from automated querying Do not send automated queries of any sort to us.

+ Maintain attribution The site’s logos you see on many files are essential for informing people about this personal initiative and helping them find additional materials. Please do not remove them.

+ Keep it legal Whatever your use, remember that you are responsible for ensuring that what you are doing is legal.

 

Please refer to the index and for more clarification linking from there.

 

If you do not agree with the above, do not use this site.

Disclaimer

 The Site is not directed at minors. If you are legally a minor, please leave the Site.


While every attempt has been made to ensure that the information provided is accurate, errors may still occur.

 

We are constantly evolving with regard to its functionality and the quality of the contents of the site. We will sometimes make enhancements to our articles and tables so as to improve the better understanding of Maltese history.

 

We disclaim any responsibility for or liability to the information provided by this site. All information is provided “as is”.

 

In addition, we will investigate and attempt to resolve any problems with our existing contents when they are brought to our attention. However, we cannot guarantee that every problem brought to our attention will be resolved to your satisfaction.

 

In addition, we do not guarantee that the Site will be accessible at all times or during any down time, however caused but not limited to (i) outages to any public Internet backbones, networks or servers, (ii) failures of your equipment, systems or local access services, (iii) previously scheduled maintenance or (iv) events beyond our control such as strikes, riots, fires, floods, explosions, war, terrorism, governmental action, labour conditions, natural and/or man-made disasters, or interruptions in Internet services to an area where our or your servers are located.

 

We will not be liable to you or any third party for any indirect or consequential loss or damage, or for any loss of data, profit, revenue or business, howsoever caused (whether arising out of any negligence or breach of the above or otherwise). We will also not be liable for any failure to perform of its obligations explained above caused by matters beyond its reasonable control.

 

Our liability to you under this agreement for any claim is limited to the lower of the actual damage or the average gross amount for one (1) day paid by us for hosting this site during the one (1) month period immediately following the date of the claim.

 

We have no control over or responsibility for the truth or accuracy of any material available on the site, whether provided by you or others.

If any third party sites are linked to from the site, this does not mean that we endorse or have any responsibility for the site in question or anything which appears on it.

 

You should exercise no lesser degree of caution in appraising what you see on the site than you do offline.

 

You agree to use the site at your own risk, and that you will not consider the Site’s content to be a suitable substitute for professional advice.

 

Even though people are prohibited from doing so, some may provide information, or otherwise behave, in a way that is unreliable, misleading or even illegal. Further, you should note that people (readers or non-readers of our site) may not necessarily be who or what they say they are.

 

We make no warranty of any kind. If you choose to access the Site, you do so entirely at your own risk. To the extent links and external content are based on or displayed in connection with the site, we shall not have any liability in connection with the display of such links and search results, whether this external content is breaking the law in this or other jurisdictions.

Accordingly, to the extent that the law permits, you are releasing us from all liability arising out of or in connection with the site and the materials included here.

 

Please refer to the index and for more clarification linking from there.

 

If you do not agree with the above, do not use this site.

 

 

 

New to this site? Try the following random 10 links (this site):      

Maltese Clergy
Malta between 1798 (end of the Knights’ period) and 1814 (beginning of Colonial Malta)  
An introduction to the Nobility in Malta
Governors of Malta, Chief Justices of Malta, Presidents of Malta, Prime Ministers of Malta, Chief Justices of Malta
British Sovereigns of Malta
Hereditary Titles of Nobility in Malta
Reassessment of titles of Nobility in Malta described in 1878 and in recent publications.
Maltese Heraldry

San Marciano family

Value of the titles of Marchesino, Contino and Baroncino



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