The Daviess County Public Library is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. We limit requests for personal information to that which is necessary to conduct library business. This policy explains the way information is collected and used. Such information includes:
■Driver’s license number
■Library card number
This information is only for the purposes of identification and accountability for library materials. Information related to materials borrowed is not disclosed except as required to retrieve items that are overdue or to collect fines and fees owed the library. The library occasionally conducts promotional campaigns to inform the community of our services. The library at those times use customer e-mail or postal address for the library’s internal mailing lists.
Nonpersonal information about visits to the library’s web site or use of electronic resources may be collected. This information is used for system administration and to calculate usage statistics. No personal information is connected to usage information. This information includes:
■The address (IP) of your computer or internet provider
■The date and time you accessed our site
■The Internet address of the web site that referred you to our site
■The type of browser and operating system used to access the library site
■The pages visited and for how long
Your personal information is not sold, leased or otherwise shared with any other organizations or outside parties, unless the library is compelled to do so under the law or in compliance with a court order.
Please use caution when inputting personal information on pages outside the library’s web site, as we are not responsible for information disclosed on those pages.
If you have concerns about how your information is used, please send comments through the Contact Us page.