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Confidentiality & Privacy

The Kalamazoo College Library maintains the confidentiality of its patron records. The Library staff will not divulge any details of a patron's library record to other patrons, persons, or agencies, except in accordance with proper judicial order and with permission of the designated administrative officer(s) of the College. Patron information includes name, address, telephone number, borrowing record, and Web browsing histories. The library follows the Code of Ethics of the American Library Association and Michigan Compiled Laws ยง Act 455, sections 397.601-606 (the "Library Privacy Act"). These require all libraries to protect the patron's right to confidentiality and privacy when using library materials.

Policy updated February 10, 2011

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