58  Library Privacy Statements and Policies INDIANA UNIVERSITY BLOOMINGTON LIBRARIES Privacy Policy https://policies.iu.edu/policies/lib-01-libraries-privacy/index.html Indiana University Policy: Indiana University Libraries Privacy Policy LIB-01 This PDF created on: 08/24/2017 4 Some licensed databases also use cookies to remember information and provide services while the user is online. Users must have cookies enabled to use these resources. IU Librariesʼ web sites provide links to other, non-university sites. Indiana University is not responsible for the availability, content, or privacy practices of those sites. Non-university web sites are not bound by this privacy policy and may or may not have their own privacy policies. We are, however, committed to working with vendors of library resources to find solutions that respect the user's privacy and we include a review of the privacy policy espoused by the vendor in purchasing decisions. We provide users with information about the risks of providing personally identifiable information so that they can make reasonable choices about use of personalized services from vendors of electronic library materials. We discourage users from choosing passwords or PINs that could reveal their identity, including Social Security numbers. We regularly remove cookies, web history, cached files, and other use records from library computers and networks. Security Measures: Our security measures involve both managerial and technical policies and procedures to protect against loss and the unauthorized access, destruction, use, or disclosure of the data. Our managerial measures include internal organizational procedures that limit access to data and prohibit those individuals with access from utilizing the data for unauthorized purposes. Our technical security measures to prevent unauthorized access include encryption in the transmission and storage of data limits on access through use of passwords and storage of data on secure servers or computers that are inaccessible from a modem or network connection. Staff access to personal data: We permit only authorized Library staff with assigned confidential passwords to access personal data stored in the Library's computer system for the purpose of performing library work. The IU Libraries will not disclose any personal data collected from users to any other party except where required by law, to report a suspected violation of law or University policy, or to fulfill an individual user's service request. We do not sell or lease users' personal information to commercial enterprises, organizations or individuals. 5. Children This site is not directed to children under 13 years of age, does not sell products or services intended for purchase by children, and does not knowingly collect or store any personal information, even in aggregate, about children under the age of 13. We encourage parents and teachers to be involved in children's Internet explorations. It is particularly important for parents to guide their children when they are asked to provide personal information online. 6. Use of Third Party Analytics Software Web site developers and owners review usage data on their web pages to identify resources that are being used and to evaluate the provision of information on the site and the effectiveness of the organization and design of that information. This usage data is provided by traditional packaged software and by third-party services. The IU Libraries only use third party analytics software from reputable organizations that have strong privacy policies. Web sites provided by the IU Libraries may use Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States. Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google's behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of IU Libraries websites and linked electronic resources. IU Libraries that use data from Google Analytics and other third-party software providers use such data in the aggregate and do not associate use of any web page or any resource with a particular computer or a particular user. By using IU Librariesʼ websites, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google and other providers of usage data in the manner and for the purposes set out above.
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