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Privacy Policy

These Privacy Guidelines disclose the privacy practices for B. D. Owens Library. Please note that other Northwest Missouri State University units and affiliates have separate privacy guidelines. By using this website, you are consenting to our collection and use of information in accordance with this Privacy Guidelines.

What information do we gather about you?
We and our third-party vendors collect certain information regarding your use of, such as your IP address and browser type. Your session and the pages you visit on this site will be tracked, but you will remain anonymous. We may use your IP address to identify the general geographic area from which you are accessing the library website, and the library chat service. We do not link IP addresses to any personal information, and all chat information is deleted after a six month data collection window.

What do we use your information for?
We use the information we gather from you for systems administration purposes, abuse prevention, and to track user trends, and for the other purposes described in this policy. If you send us an email, the email address you provide may be used to send you information, respond to inquiries, and/or other requests or questions. We will not share, sell, rent, swap, or authorize any third party to use your email address for commercial purposes without your permission.

Changes to these guidelines
These Privacy Guidelines may be amended from time to time. Any such changes will be posted on this page. The effective date of this policy is May 25, 2018.

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