Policy 2: Confidentiality & Privacy of Library Use

Confidentiality is the protection of a user's personally identifiable information and includes, but is not limited to: 

  • Circulation records
  • Facilities
  • Information that is sought or received, acquired, borrowed or transmitted online
  • Networked searches
  • Reference interviews
  • Resources consulted
  • Services
  • Other uses of library materials

Patron privacy includes the right to open inquiry without interference. The library takes reasonable steps to ensure data protection of personally identifiable information.