Privacy Statement

Privacy and Terms of Service

Bettendorf Public Library is committed to ensuring the privacy and confidentiality of visitors to the company's web site. As such, Bettendorf Public Library utilizes industry-standard security measures to safeguard internet communications. The purpose of this statement is to explain the types of information Bettendorf Public Library collects about visitors to its websites, the manner in which this information is collected and used, with whom and under what circumstances the information is shared, and the manner in which visitors can restrict the use or disclosure of such information.

Security

Protecting your privacy and your information is a top priority at Bettendorf Public Library. We have taken careful measures to prevent the loss, misuse, and alteration of your information. Once we receive your information that was entered into our web site, it is stored behind a firewall. All Bettendof Public Library employees are aware of our privacy and security policies. Your information is only accessible to those employees who need it in order to perform their jobs.

Information Collected From Web Site Visitors

Bettendof Public Library's web servers automatically collect information from site visitors, such as IP addresses and browser information, in order to optimize users' web experience and analyze traffic patterns. This information is collected and analyzed on a summary basis only. It is not personally identifiable.

While Bettendof Public Library's web servers automatically collect visitor domain names, they do not involuntarily collect personal identification information about visitors. The web servers gather information about the particulars of a visitor's visit through the Bettendof Public Library web site such as the web page from which a visitor enters Bettendof Public Library's site, the pages within Bettendof Public Library's site visited, how long a visitor is on the site, and other such information that will help Bettendof Public Library evaluate and improve its site.

We collect personally identifiable information only when voluntarily provided by website users. 

Internal Disclosure of Information

Bettendof Public Library employees are permitted access to the information they require to perform their jobs and service customers. Bettendof Public Library maintains strict internal policies against the unauthorized disclosure or use of customer information. Bettendof Public Library has no subsidiaries that information is shared with.

Third Party Disclosure of Information

Bettendof Public Library does not sell or disclose personal identification information obtained on-line from visitors through company web site to anyone outside of Bettendof Public Library.

Personal Identification Information Collection

When visitors voluntarily provide personal identification information to Bettendof Public Library through the company's web site, Bettendof Public Library limits its use of such information to the purposes for which the information was provided. However, Bettendof Public Library reserves the right to use such information for marketing/product development research and other similar purposes and/or to contact a visitor regarding additional services/products such visitor may find useful. Visitors have the right to choose not to receive this information by notifying Bettendof Public Library of their preference.

We do not sell personally identifiable information about our members to any third party.

Co-Sponsors or Co-Branded Products/Services

In order to maintain our independent position in the industry, Bettendof Public Library does not have any co-sponsored or co-branded sites or features. Our site does provide links to other sites only for the convenience of our visitors. Bettendof Public Library does not endorse any such sites listed.

Unsolicited E-mail

Bettendof Public Library does not send unsolicited "junk" e-mail (spam). However, the company does use e-mail to communicate with customers and respond to visitor inquiries and send information requested by visitors through the company's web site. Any visitors receiving unwanted e-mail from Bettendof Public Library should contact the company and advise of their desire not to receive future e-mails and/or request removal from Bettendof Public Library's e-mail list. As soon as reasonable practicable, Bettendof Public Library will remove such visitor from the company's e-mail list.

Cookies

This website does not use cookies.

Links

Links to other websites provided in this website are for your information and convenience only, and will let you leave the Bettendof Public Library website. These websites are not under the control of Bettendof Public Library and Bettendof Public Library is not in any way liable for any loss or damage arising from browsing or using these websites, and Bettendof Public Library is not responsible for any content found in those websites. Links are neither endorsements nor proof of affiliation with Bettendof Public Library. Electronic files and software downloaded over the Internet can contain viruses and other risks, and Bettendof Public Library makes no guarantee that files downloaded or purchased from these websites or Bettendof Public Library's own website will be virus free nor cause computer problems.

Each of these unaffiliated websites may have a privacy policy different from that of Bettendof Public Library. These links may take you to the websites of advertisers, sponsors and co-branding partners. Bettendof Public Library is not responsible for any actions or policies of such owners of websites. These other websites may send their own cookies to users, collect data or solicit personal information. You should review the applicable privacy policies of these websites before providing personally identifiable information.

Questions

Questions regarding this statement should be directed to info@bettendorflibrary.com.