Website privacy policy

Rodman Public Library Website Privacy Policy

Rodman Public Library (RPL) recognizes the importance of privacy to users of our websites. RPL collects personal information from our website visitors only when information is required to conduct business and is provided by the user voluntarily.

The RPL websites include but are not limited to:

Personal Information We Collect

We collect Personal Information that you submit to us voluntarily. For example:

  • When you create an online account, we will collect your name, the username and password that you choose, your email address, and any other information you choose to affiliate with your online account. This information is considered confidential and is never released for public viewing. It is used solely for purposes of contacting you for delivery of services and validating your identity when accessing RPL’s online resources.

Usage of Cookies

Cookies are used at this site for the sole purpose of providing a connection during an online session for online searches of the library’s catalog and databases.

  • We may also collect information including, but not limited to, browser type, pages visited, device type, and time and date of visit. We may use cookies or similar technology to collect such information. Information gathered by cookies or similar technologies may be used for our business purposes such as analytics, research, digital advertising, and operational purposes. You may set your browser to notify you when a cookie is sent or refuse cookies altogether, but certain features of this site might not work without cookies.

RPL uses Google Analytics to collect statistics (e.g., number of visitors to the site) and for determination of page usage and site navigation for future website development. Information on the individual user accessing the site is never retained. The use and disclosure of information stored on Google servers is governed by Google’s privacy policy available at: https://www.google.com/intl/en/policies/privacy/

Disclosing Information to Third Parties

RPL does not share information or data gathered with any third parties. Information and data gathered at affiliate websites is subject to the privacy policies of the affiliate sites. If you have any questions, please refer to the third party’s privacy policy.

Financial Transactions

RPL uses PayPal PayFlow Link for credit card payment of library fines through the library catalog. The connection to PayPal is secure and safe. No credit card information is stored on RPL servers. PayPal’s privacy policy can be found at: https://www.paypal.com/us/webapps/mpp/ua/privacy-full

Website Information

While the information contained within RPL’s website is routinely updated, no guarantee is given that the information provided in the website is correct, complete, or up-to-date.

Through RPL’s websites, you are able to link to other websites which are not under the control of RPL. We have no control over the nature, content and availability of those sites. The inclusion of any links does not necessarily imply a recommendation or endorse the views expressed within them.

All users of the website agree to hold Rodman Public Library harmless from any and all claims, losses, damages, obligations, or liabilities, directly or indirectly relating to the website and/or the networked information available via the website, caused thereby or arising therefrom. In no event shall Rodman Public Library have any liability to any third party, even if Rodman Public Library is advised of the possibility of such damages.

Other Questions

If you have further questions about Rodman Public Library’s website privacy policies, contact:

Pat Stone, Director – 330-821-2665, ext. 201

Email: rodmaninfo@rodmanlibrary.com

Approved Board of Trustees: August 16, 2017