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Privacy and Public Information

Caledon Public Library (CPL) is committed to operating its websites as an effective method of communication with interested users. Part of that commitment is to explain what information may be collected and why, how it will be used, and who may have access to it.

CPL owns and operates this website as an information service to its customers and to the general public. This website is a supplement to and not a replacement for, information available from the Library. All of the material provided on this website is the sole property of CPL and cannot be duplicated in whole or in part without the express written permission of the Library. CPL reserves the right to determine what information shall and shall not be placed on this website, including linking and posting requests.

CPL is not responsible for any damages incurred, either directly or indirectly, from the use of this website or the materials provided herein.

By using this website, you are agreeing to be bound by the current version of this Privacy policy. CPL reserves the right to change or modify this site at any time without notice.

Collection, Use and Disclosure of Personal Information

CPL does not collect information for commercial or marketing purposes, and does not sell, exchange, or otherwise distribute the information collected through this website for commercial or marketing purposes.

We only collect, retain and use personal information where we believe it is essential (and allowed by law) to administer our business and to provide services and other opportunities requested by you.

The only time we collect your personal information on this website is when you voluntarily provide it to us. This includes when you:

  • Participate in an online forum, poll or survey;
  • Register for a program or library card
  • Sign up for a CPL digital subscription
  • Submit a contest entry form
  • Use the CPL Chat function
  • Fill in a feedback or contact form
  • Request further information about a specific topic
  • Send us an email
  • Make a donation using CanadaHelps

Use of “Cookies”

Cookies are temporary files that may be placed on your hard drive while you visit a website. Cookies are used to track how visitors use, but CPL does not store personal information through cookies, nor does the Library collect personal information from you without your knowledge as you browse this website. Any cookies on our website are used to aid in the collection of anonymous statistical information such as browser type, screen size, traffic patterns, pages visited.

The information provided by cookies helps us to improve both our website and online services. The information collected is not disclosed to any third parties. If you are concerned about cookies, you can adjust your web browser to reject all cookies. Keep in mind, however, that this may impact your use of the CPL’s website and services.

Links to Third Party Sites

The Library’s website contains links to other websites that are created and operated by independent bodies and are therefore not under the control of CPL. These websites have their own terms of use, policies, procedures and privacy policies. CPL is not responsible for, and makes no express or implied representation or warranties concerning the products, services and information found on the linked websites.

Online Transactions

You can pay for some CPL services (e.g. donations and event tickets) through the Library’s website. We do not process any payment transaction on CPL’s website. We redirect you to a third party who is compliant with the Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standard (DSS).