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Privacy Policy

The Castlegar & District Public Library’s (CDPL) legal authority to collect personal information flows from the Library Act and section 26 of the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act. Any personal information collected, used, or disclosed by the CDPL is in accordance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA) and as such, the CDPL is committed to protecting member’s confidentiality and personal privacy.

Purposes for Which Personal Information May be Collected

The CDPL only collects personal information as permitted by FOIPPA.

The primary purposes for which the Library collects personal information is for:

  • the proper administration of Public Library services and programs;
  • the planning and evaluating of services and programs and;
  • other purposes consistent with and pertaining to library services and programs.

Other purposes include, but are not limited to:

  • providing access to library materials, services and programs,
  • room rentals,
  • communications,
  • collection of fines and fees,
  • evaluating and improving services,
  • protection of Library property and
  • security of users and staff.

Privacy Officer Contact

If you have any questions or concerns about this policy or how the CDPL treats your personal information collected, you may contact:

Julie Kalesnikoff
Acting Library Director
1005 3rd St
Castlegar, BC
V1N 2A2

Phone: 250-365-6611

From section 8.4 of the Castlegar Library Policy Manual (PDF). Please click through to access the whole policy.