Privacy Statement

Caution Icon Under no circumstances will the Martin County Public Library System release any personal information to any third parties.

The Martin County Public Library System is committed to protecting the privacy of our staff, donors, patrons, and other contacts. The Library will collect no personal information about you when you visit our website or library unless you choose to provide that information to us. Any information you provide will only be used to improve library services. When you apply for a new library card, we require certain information for our records. This information will only be used within the library system. The Library secures personal account information by placing it on a secure portion of the Library’s Server located at the library. We do not store any personal information on servers that are not located within the library. One of our security measures require customers to enter a unique Library Card Number and PIN each time they want to access their account information. This helps protect the patron against un-authorized access to personal information.

Internet Cookies

Cookies are a text file stored in your temporary internet folder on your computer. Cookies are used to help identify users and store personalized settings used to enhance the user ability of our web site. For example, if you search for an item in our catalog, it will store it in a cookie. If you decide to search the same item again, it will automatically add that last search to a selectable dropdown box. Cookies will not compromise the integrity or security of your computer. At any time, you can delete the cookies by clearing your temporary internet folder.

E-mails and Web Forms

Any information collected while sending an email or submitting a web form will only be used for library purposes. Information you provide may be shared between library branches and extensions. The information will be stored so we can contact you concerning questions or comments to services. If you provide personal information, we may cross reference the information and update your records.