Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy

Terms of Use

Welcome to the Wollaston Public Library Website. The Wollaston Public Library Website delivers access to community services and information for the Wollaston Public Library.


The text, images, and data (“Content”) provided by the Wollaston Public Library Website are the property of the Wollaston Public Library or affiliated groups and may be subject to the rights of third parties. These organizations make no representations or warranties with respect to the ownership, copyright, or other moral rights to any of the images or contents.

The Wollaston Public Library also provides the Wollaston Public Library Website users with a variety of information, services, tools and resources including, but not limited to newsletters, information services, event calendar, and information found through links to other websites. Links or references to other websites or organizations do not imply endorsement or approval by the Wollaston Public Library.

The Wollaston Public Library attempts to keep the information on the Wollaston Public Library Website current, accurate and complete but reliance upon any Content on this site shall be at your sole risk. All such information should be verified independently before being used or relied upon. The Wollaston Public Library assumes no responsibility for any damages arising from the use of the Wollaston Public Library Website.

The Content and Services on the Wollaston Public Library Website is provided “as is” and “as available”. The Wollaston Public Library makes no warranty that (i) the Services will meet your requirements;(ii) the Services will be uninterrupted, timely, secure, or error-free; (iii) the Content or the results that may be obtained from the use of the Services will be accurate, reliable, useful or complete; (iv) the quality of any products, services, information, or other material obtained by you through the Services will meet your expectations; and (v) the Wollaston Public Library Website is or will be compatible with any software you use in conjunction with the Wollaston Public Library Website.

Any material downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Services is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material.


The Wollaston Public Library has created this Privacy Policy to demonstrate our firm commitment to your privacy.

Our staff is responsible for maintaining our commitment to this policy and for protecting your personal information. Please read the Privacy Policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of the information and services of the Wollaston Public Library Website.

Most of the information accessible on the Wollaston Public Library Website does not require you to identify yourself. You may access it anonymously. However, personal information is collected when you choose to provide it. We collect only as much personal information as is absolutely necessary to assist you in conducting business via the Wollaston Public Library Website.

Collection of Personal Information
We collect and retain personal information for the following purposes:

To process your requests for services or further information

To communicate with you regarding services that you have requested – for example to send you a statement or a receipt

To identify you if you have a query or concern about the service or product that you have requested

To advise you about changes to our web service offerings and of service interruptions

To meet legal and regulatory requirements

Correcting/Updating Personal Information
If your personal information changes (e.g. name, address, postal code, telephone number, etc.), or you no longer desire our services, we will endeavour to provide a way to correct, update or remove this information.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information
The Wollaston Public Library does not use or retain personal information that you provide to us for any secondary purposes unless we clearly notify you and gain your permission first. We will not sell, share, rent or otherwise disclose your personal information to any organization or individual outside The Wollaston Public Library unless we ask your permission. The exceptions to this policy of non-disclosure are stated below. The Wollaston Public Library may disclose your personal information:

To companies contracted to process your requests

For law enforcement purposes

We use IP (Internet Protocol) addresses to analyze trends, administer the site, track clients’ navigational preferences, and gather broad demographic information for aggregate use. IP addresses are not linked to personally identifiable information. We may occasionally report aggregated demographic information in the form of reports and statistics but this is not linked to any personal information that can be used to identify any individual person.

Some of the Wollaston Public Library Websites sub-systems require the use of “cookies”. For example, we use cookies when you log in to keep you logged in as you proceed from one screen to another.

From time-to-time our site may request information from you via polls and surveys. Participation in these polls and surveys is completely voluntary and you have a choice of whether or not to disclose the information requested. Survey information will be used solely for the purposes of monitoring and/or improving the use and satisfaction of this site. If you choose not to participate in surveys, you will still be able to use our site or request services or products from us.

Protection of Personal Information
The Wollaston Public Library takes every precaution to protect your personal information on the Internet. We protect your account information by requiring you to enter a unique Login ID and Password each time you want to access your account information. Your Password should never be shared with anyone.

There may be certain exceptions to the Privacy Policy. Any and all exceptions will be CLEARLY identified at the moment that information is being gathered.

Links to Other Websites
The Wollaston Public Library Website contains links to other sites (eg. community links, business links, etc.). Please be aware that The Wollaston Public Library cannot be held responsible for the privacy practices of other sites. We encourage you to read the privacy statement of each and every website that you visit before you provide any personal information. This Privacy Policy applies solely to information collected by The Wollaston Public Library through the Wollaston Public Library Website.

For more information

For more information, or if you have questions or concerns, please contact us.

Last updated: June 5th 2018

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