The Metronet Website Privacy Statement
Metronet created this privacy statement in order to demonstrate our firm commitment to privacy. The following discloses our information gathering and dissemination practices for this website: <http://www.metrolibraries.net/>.
The primary goal of the website is to support Metronet's program areas: continuing education & career development, professional issues, collaboration among library types, best practices, innovation, advocacy, career development, and resource sharing.
For security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, our website also employs software to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Metronet reserves the right to change this statement at any time by posting revisions on the Metronet website.
We store only the following:
This information is used to assess the number of visitors to the different sections of our site, identify what information is of most and least interest, determine technical design specifications, monitor system performance, and help us make our site more useful to visitors.
Links to Other Sites
This site contains links to other sites. Metronet is not responsible for the privacy policies or content of such websites.
Our order, feedback, and course registration forms ask visitors for contact information (like their E-mail address and or phone number) and demographic information (workplace type). The visitors' contact information is used to contact visitors when necessary, such as to respond to questions or other comments you send to our site. Your name and identifying information including your e-mail address will be not be supplied to any outside parties.
Our public online surveys are anonymous and are used to improve our site and better serve our patrons. Demographic information is collected, but we do not ask for any personally identifying information.
Blogs and Wikis
Our online blog discussions and TWiki collaboration areas are available to registered users. Please remember that any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should exercise caution when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Metronet has one public announce-only mailing list: metronet-announce. Only those people who have requested to be on this list are included. If you would like to be removed from this list, please use the unsubscribe link appended to the end of every E-mail message. We will not contact you unless you ask to be added to our mailing list or submit a question or comment about our site or services.