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Website Privacy Statement

Lincoln City Libraries and our website hosting service, GHD Digital, collect non-personally-identifying information of the sort that web browsers and servers typically make available, such as the browser type, language preference, referring site, and the date and time of each visitor request. The purpose of collecting this information is to better understand how visitors use our website. In some cases, potentially personally-identifying information like Internet Protocol (IP) addresses may be collected. We do not use such information to identify our visitors, however, and we do not not disclose such information, other than under the same circumstances that we use and disclose personally-identifying information, as described below.

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Gathering of Personally-Identifying Information

Visitors to Lincoln City Libraries' website may choose to interact with Lincoln City Libraries in ways that require us to gather personally-identifying information. The amount and type of information that we gather depends on the nature of the interaction. For example, we ask visitors applying to book a meeting room to provide an address and e-mail address. Lincoln City Libraries collects such information only as necessary or appropriate to fulfill the purpose of the visitor's interaction with our site. Lincoln City Libraries does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below. Visitors can always refuse to supply personally-identifying information, with the understanding that it may prevent them from engaging in certain website-related activities.

Aggregated Statistics

Lincoln City Libraries may collect statistics about the behavior of visitors to its websites. For instance, we may track how many visits a particular page gets per month. However, Lincoln City Libraries does not disclose personally-identifying information other than as described below.

Protection of Certain Personally-Identifying Information

Lincoln City Libraries discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only to those of its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations that need to know that information in order to process it on Lincoln City Libraries' behalf or to provide services available through Lincoln City Libraries' website, and that have agreed not to disclose it to others. Some of those employees, contractors and affiliated organizations may be located outside of your home country; by using Lincoln City Libraries' website, you consent to the transfer of such information to them. Lincoln City Libraries will not rent or sell potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information to anyone. Other than to its employees, contractors, and affiliated organizations, as described above, Lincoln City Libraries discloses potentially personally-identifying and personally-identifying information only when required to do so by law, or when Lincoln City Libraries believes in good faith that disclosure is reasonably necessary to protect the property or rights of Lincoln City Libraries, associated third parties, or the public at large. If you are a registered user of Lincoln City Libraries and have supplied your email address, Lincoln City Libraries may occasionally send you an e-mail to tell you about new features or upcoming events. If you send us a request (for example via a support email or via one of our feedback mechanisms), we reserve the right to share it as needed to help us clarify or respond to your request.


A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor's computer, and that the visitor's browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Lincoln City Libraries' website uses cookies as needed to help identify and track visitors, their usage of our website, and their website access preferences. Lincoln City Libraries visitors who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies before using our websites, with the drawback that certain features of our websites may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

Privacy Statement Changes

Although most changes are likely to be minor, Lincoln City Libraries may change its Privacy Statement from time to time. Lincoln City Libraries encourages visitors to frequently check this page for any changes to its Privacy Statement. Your continued use of this site after any change in this Privacy Statement will constitute your acceptance of such change.

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