CCPL Privacy Policy

Privacy Policy – Updated 8.13.2020

What’s important to you, is important to us. That is why the Charles County Public Library is committed to protecting the privacy of our customers. Identifiable information will only be used in accordance with the CCPL Privacy Policy. 

All information submitted to the Charles County Public Library via any communication mechanism is as follows and will be kept until your account is deleted, unless otherwise indicated: 

  • Name 
  • Mailing Address
  • Email
  • Phone Number
  • Library Card Number
  • Sex
  • Birthdate
  • Fine History
  • Overdue Materials (until returned, unless you activate your reading history using the My Account function in the catalog)

How We Use Information

  • The Library conducts promotional campaigns to inform the community of our services. The Library uses customer e-mail addresses for the Library’s internal mailing lists. If you do not wish to receive these emails from the Library, you may unsubscribe by clicking “unsubscribe” at the bottom of the email.
  • Email addresses and phone numbers are used to send notification of reserved materials, overdue materials, and for the purpose of renewing your library card.
  • Mailing addresses are used for overdue and billing notices.
  • Personally identifiable or account information may be shared with trusted third-party vendors for recovery of Library materials, or for statistical purposes, so long as those parties agree to keep this information confidential.

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If you have questions about our Privacy Policy or would like to speak with a member of our staff, please Contact Us.