The Evergreen Park Public Library operates (the site). This page informs you of our policies regarding the collection of personal information so that you are aware of what information we collect, how we use it, and under what circumstances, if any, we disclose it.

We use your personal information only to provide, confirm, or improve services. By using the site, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this policy.

Information Collected and Stored Automatically

We may ask you to provide us with certain personally identifying information that can be used to contact you or identify you. Personally identifying information may include, but is not limited to, your name, postal address, email address, or phone number.

We collect information that your browser sends whenever you visit the site. This may include the following:

  1. The Internet domain and IP address from which you access the site.
  2. The browser and operating system you used.
  3. The date and time you accessed the site.
  4. The pages visited and length of time visited.
  5. The web site address from which the initial visit was launched, if any.

We do not use cookies to identify and track visitors.

Email, Web Forms, and Donations

Personally identifying information that you provide by emails, web forms, or donations will be used only for such purposes as described at the point of collection, such as to send information or provide library services, update information on your library record, or respond to questions or comments. Any credit card information you provide is secure and used only for your intended purpose.


For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, the Evergreen Park Public Library uses software programs that monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information or otherwise cause damage. Unauthorized attempts to upload or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and 18 U.S.C. Sec. 1001 and 1030. Information also may be used for authorized law enforcement investigations. Except for the above purposes, no other attempts are made to identify individual users or their usage habits.

We also protect your information offline. Only employees who need the information to perform a specific job are granted access to personally identifying information. The computers/servers in personally identifying information are stored in a secure environment.

Links to Other Sites

The Library's site contains links to other sites. The Library is not responsible for the privacy practices of other sites, including providers of online database services and eBooks/eMedia services whose privacy practices may be different than those of the Library. You are strongly encouraged to review the privacy policy of every site you visit, including linked sites. 


We reserve the right to change or modify this privacy policy at any time. Updates will be posted on the site.

Contact Us

If you have any questions or concerns about this privacy policy, please contact us.

This privacy policy was approved by the Evergreen Park Public Library Board of Trustees on August 10, 2016.

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