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Website & Comment Policy

Privacy Statement

Introduction

We respect the privacy of each individual who visits the website of Northwest Georgia Regional Library. This Privacy Policy enables you, the individual, to understand what information is obtained when using the website, how it is processed, and how we use secure methods in protecting your privacy from third parties.

Information Obtained

Apart from all fields that are submitted to us by choice, additional information may be collected for relevant statistical purposes. Such information includes, but is not limited to, IP Addresses, times that forms are submitted, browser and system details, and information stored on your hard drive (via “cookies”).

In order to process some of the information we obtain, we may also place cookies on your hard drive to store important information of individual users. In some cases, your browser may prompt you if you wish to save these files. Although you may choose as you please, our website may not function as intended if cookies are not saved when attempted.

Processing Information

We use this information for further improvement in our services, as well as to provide services for your use. This information provides rich details for how we may design our website and operate our services.

Under no circumstance will information be sold or distributed to third party organizations without the consent of the individual.

Secure Storage of Data

Information we collect is stored in a variety of ways. One of the main methods we use for storing this information is with secure databases, protected by firewalls. Another way we store information is with the use of cookies, which are stored on the individual’s computer. Although cookies may be read by anyone who has access to a computer that has cookies stored on it, the information in the cookie will be obscure or encrypted.

Comment Policy

The Northwest Georgia Library System welcomes the opportunity to talk to our patrons, both online and in person. We enjoy your positive and negative input and so, we encourage commenting. All comments go through a moderation process, so if your comment does not appear immediately, check back the next day.
We reserve the right to delete any that are considered inappropriate. Reasons for a comment being deleted include, but are not limited to, the items below:

  • Irrelevant or off-topic comments
  • Spam (multiple posts of the same thing)
  • Personal attacks on other commentators, members of staff, or anyone else
  • Obscene, defamatory, profane, offensive, and/or inappropriate comments
  • Commercial or product sales comments
  • Comments including personal information, such as name, address, phone number, or e-mail within the text of the comment
  • Comments suggesting or encouraging illegal activities of any kind
  • Comments containing copyrighted materials without proper credit

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