Friends of the Guelph Public Library Privacy Policy

At Friends of the Guelph Public Library (FGPL), we understand that privacy is a big concern for all Internet users. We’ve created this statement to demonstrate our commitment to your privacy and to show the value we place on the information you provide.

Information You Volunteer
We will never share, sell or rent personal information without your advance permission or unless ordered by a court of law. For visitors to our website who are under 18 years of age, we strongly recommend that you obtain the permission of a parent or guardian before providing us with any information.

We use the information you provide to:

  • Send you information and communications you have requested (i.e. an electronic newsletter, information about the organization, event and program information, etc.);
  • Collect survey or other informational data to improve our services;
  • Notify winners of contests we run periodically;
  • Send you an email confirming a subscription or requesting a membership renewal;

Periodically, we run contests and surveys. Participation in these is entirely voluntary, and you have a choice whether or not you disclose the requested information. Information requested may include contact information (such as name and email address) and demographic information (age, postal code and answers to specific questions). We use contact information to notify winners. Other information we collect is aggregated and used by FGPL to improve our offerings.

Opt Out
When you subscribe to a FGPL newsletter, or receive an electronic news message, we provide simple instructions, in each newsletter or news item, to allow you to cancel your subscription.

We Protect the Information You Provide
FGPL takes strong precautions to protect the information you provide from loss, misuse, unauthorized access, alteration or destruction. All FGPL volunteers are made aware of the importance we place on privacy and what they can do to ensure customer information is protected.

About the Content You are Reading
The authors of this website, including volunteers of Friends of the Guelph Public Library attempt to provide accurate information. However, we take no responsibility for the decisions people make based on what they read on this website, in the comments sections and/or blogs.

Contacting Us, Concerns
If you have provided information to FGPL and would like it deleted from our records or you would like to update information you’ve given us, please use the Contact Us form.

FGPL does not send or condone unsolicited email or spam. If you feel you’ve received unsolicited email from FGPL, please send a message use the Contact Us form to allow us to address your concerns. Feedback about this policy or any matter related to your interaction with the Friends can also be submitted through the Contact Us form.

— June, 2017