Privacy Policy

Effective January 1, 2010

Welland Public Library takes every precaution to protect the privacy of our customers who visit this website. The privacy statement outlined in this section only applies to the Library’s website and not to websites that appear as links and are not managed by Welland Public Library. For those, you may wish to view the individual website’s privacy statement before browsing the site.

The Library is subject to the Municipal Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act and the Public Libraries Act. Information is collected under the authority of the Public Libraries Act only for the administration of library operations and only for the purpose of which it was obtained or compiled. The Library is committed to protecting the privacy of its customers by preventing unauthorized access to personal records and in accordance with a retention schedule.

Welland Public Library monitors website traffic for statistical tracking, analysis and maintenance only. We make no attempt to link the IP addresses with the identity of individuals visiting our website.

We do not use “cookies” to track how visitors use the website; however, some website pages may use cookies or other technologies to optimize full use of some features. Cookies do not allow for the collection of personal information about any website visitor.

By using Welland Public Library’s website, you signify your acceptance of this privacy statement.