Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District
The Site is used for educational and promotional purposes. By visiting our site and/or purchasing something from us, you engage in our “Service” and agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions, including those additional terms and conditions and policies referenced herein and/or available by hyperlink. By using the Site, you consent to the data practices described in this statement.
Collection of Your Personal Information
The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District may collect personal identification information from Users in a variety of ways, including, but not limited to, when Users visit our Site and are in connection with other activities, services, features, or resources we make available on our Site. Users may be asked for, as appropriate, information including but not limited to name, email address, mailing address, phone number, and credit card information.
Collection of non-personal information includes information that cannot be used to personally identify a User, such as anonymous usage data, general demographic information we may collect, referring/exit pages and URLs, platform types, preferences you submit and preferences that are generated based on the data you submit and number of clicks.
Use of Web Browser Cookies
Our Site may use web browser cookies to enhance the User experience while using the Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District website. A cookie is a text file that is placed on your hard disk by a web page server. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. Cookies are uniquely assigned to you, and can only be read by a web server in the domain that issued the cookie to you. One of the primary purposes of cookies is to provide a convenience feature to save you time.
You have the ability to accept or decline cookies. Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of the Site.
How We Use Collected Information
The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District collects and uses personal information for the following purposes:
- To improve customer service. User information helps us more effectively respond to customer inquiries or support needs.
- To personalize the User experience. We may use collected information in the aggregate to understand how Users use the services and resources we provide on the website.
- To improve the performance and usefulness of the website. The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library is dedicated to improving our web offerings based on the needs and interests of the community, and the information and feedback we receive from patrons.
- To process transactions. We may use information Users provide about themselves when placing an order only to provide the required Service of said order. We do not share this information with outside parties except to the extent necessary to provide the aforementioned Service(s).
- To send periodic emails: If a User decides to opt in to our email newsletter mailing list, they will receive emails that may include library news, updates, related product or service information, etc. If, at any time, the User would like to unsubscribe from receiving future emails of this nature, we include detailed unsubscribe instructions at the bottom of each email, or the User may contact us via the website.
Sharing Your Personal Information with Third Parties
Except as otherwise stated in this privacy statement, The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library does not sell, trade, or rent User personal information to others, or any third party organization or group. We may share generic aggregated demographic information not linked to any personal identification regarding visitors or users with our business partners and/or trusted affiliates for the purposes outlined above.
We may use a third party service provider to help us operate our business, the website, or administer activities on our behalf, such as sending our newsletters or surveys. We may also disclose your personal information without notice, if required to do so by law or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) conform to the edicts of the law or comply with legal processes; (b) protect or defend the rights or property of the library; or and/or (c) act under exigent circumstances to protect the personal safety of library users or the public.
How We Protect Your Information
The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. The Site uses SSL (Secure Sockets Layer) protocol to encrypt and protect personal information such as usernames, passwords, transaction information, and other associated data and information stored on our Site.
We strive to take appropriate security measures to protect against unauthorized access to or alteration of your personal information. Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet or any wireless network can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, you acknowledge that: (a) there are security and privacy limitations inherent to the Internet which are beyond our control; and (b) security, integrity, and privacy of any and all information and data exchanged between you and us through this Site cannot be guaranteed.
Children Under Thirteen
The Site and its services are not directed to anyone under the age of 13, in accordance with the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act. The Site does not knowingly collect or solicit information from anyone under the age of 13, or allow anyone under the age of 13 to sign up for Site services. In the event that we learn that we have gathered personal information from anyone under the age of 13 without the consent of a parent or guardian, we will delete that information as soon as possible. If you believe we have collected such information, please contact us using the Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District website.
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Your Acceptance of these Terms
By using this Site, you signify your acceptance of this policy and terms of service. If you do not agree to this policy, please do not use our Site.
Changes to this Statement
The Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District welcomes your questions or comments regarding this Statement of Privacy. If you believe we have not adhered to this Statement, please contact library at:
Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District
619 4th Avenue
Rochelle, IL 61068
Phone: (815) 562-3431
Fax: (815) 562-3432
Effective as of December 1, 2022.