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Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District

Privacy Policy


This website is operated by the Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District. This Statement of Privacy applies to and the Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District, and governs data collection and usage from users (each, a “User”). For the purposes of this privacy policy, unless otherwise noted, all references to the Flagg-Rochelle Public Library District include the “Flagg-Rochelle Public Library,” “the library,” “we,” “our,” “our/the Site,” “and”

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.

Links to Other Websites

This Site provides links to or compatibility with other websites or applications. However, the library is not responsible for the content or privacy practices of those sites. This Privacy Policy applies only to personal information collected by the Site, and therefore does not apply to your use of a third-party website accessed by selecting a link on the Site. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site, and to read the privacy statements of any other site that collects personally identifiable information.

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 reserves the right to change this Privacy Policy at any time. We will notify you about significant changes in the way we treat personal information by sending a notice to the primary email address specified in your account, by placing a prominent notice on our site, and/or by updating any privacy information on this page. Your continued use of the Site and/or Services available through this Site after such modifications will constitute your: (a) acknowledgment of the modified Privacy Policy; and (b) agreement to abide and be bound by that Policy.

Contact Information

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.