of C.A.R.E. Endorsement
Soundex Reunion Registry
endorsed by C.A.R.E., an online reunion registry must
meet the following criteria:
Agree to not
charge for its services in any way. Registries who offer
targeted advertising*, or are attached to or promote fee
based services will not be accepted. Registries who ask
for and/or accept donations must be an incorporated
501c3, and must explicitly reassure registrants on their
website that the use of and services provided by the
registry is in no way contingent on a donation.
Registries shown to be in violation of this will no
longer be endorsed by C.A.R.E.
does CARE require that a registry who asks for donations
* International Link Exchange and other
randomly generated banner ads excluded.
promote the International Soundex Reunion Registry in one
or more prominent places on the registry's website. One
of these must be the registry's home page.
Acceptable methods of promoting ISRR are by placing the
following statement on the registry website:
International Soundex Reunion Registry
The International Soundex Reunion Registry is the world's
largest and most successful mutual consent reunion
registry and is a free service. Get your free
registration form by sending a Self- Addressed Stamped
P.O. Box 2312
Carson City, Nevada
You can reach them by phone at (702) 882-7755
And by optionally placing a link to the ISRR
registration form at http://www.isrr.net/registration.shtml
provide an online searchable database* and/or agree to
matching data requests in a timely manner from an offline
* Guest books, forums, chat areas and
bulletin boards are not considered searchable databases.
Web site or home page is dedicated solely
to the registry, not part of a personal home page
uphold the confidentiality of their database, current or
by never selling, trading or giving away the information
contained in their
notify C.A.R.E. prior to shutting down the registry.
not knowingly allow anyone to solicit for business using
the registry database, including investigators and
not release registrant information to any third party not
related to the registrant without the express, written
consent of the individual who posted the information.
have contact information for questions/complaints/help,
and such inquiries must be responded to in a timely
manner. A "timely manner" is understood
to mean not more than two weeks.
provide a means for a registrant to remove all their
information from the database for any (or no) reason.
Must explain clearly their authentication procedures for
accepting updates or removals..
explain on the website how inquiries are handled in the
case of a possible match. (E.g., are people who search
the database and find a potential match required to
register too in order to pursue the lead, or is the
inquiry simply passed along to the potential match?)
publicly profess membership in C.A.R.E. and adherence to
the ethical standards promoted by C.A.R.E., with a
backlink to the C.A.R.E. web site where all the
requirements, policies and other educational material
will be housed.