Privacy Policy

We Care About Your Privacy

As a young, growing service provider it is necessary for Libraries.io to store some data. If we do so it will be for one of two reasons:

  • To enable you to use the service effectively.
  • To enable us to improve the services you can use.

We collect the e-mail addresses of those who sign up with Libraries.io, aggregate information on what pages users access or visit, and information volunteered by the consumer.

Services We Use

Like many other websites, we sometimes use cookies and Google Analytics to help us make our websites better.

These tools are very common and widely used by other sites, but they do have privacy implications. When you visit sites that use these tools, you are potentially telling companies such as Google that you visited, as well as some information about how your web browser is configured. If you don’t want to share your browsing activities on sites with other companies, you can install opt-out browser plugins. You might find this article useful: The Guardian – How to Keep Your Privacy Online.

Cookies

Cookies are small amounts of text stored on your computer's web browser that can be written by websites and read by websites. They can also be shared between websites. We use cookies to store some information about your current session, this enables us to do things like keep you logged into the website between pages. Cookies are also used by third-party providers like Google.

Analytics

We use Google Analytics to collect information about how people use this site. Google Analytics stores information such as what pages you visit, how long you are on the site, how you got here, what you click on, and information about your web browser. Your computer's IP address is masked (only a portion is stored) and personal information is only reported in aggregate. We do not allow Google to use or share our analytics data for any purpose besides providing us with analytics information.

Google’s Official Statement About Analytics Data

This website uses Google Analytics, a web analytics service provided by Google, Inc. (“Google”). Google Analytics uses “cookies”, which are text files placed on your computer, to help the website analyze how users use the site. The information generated by the cookie about your use of the website (including your IP address) will be transmitted to and stored by Google on servers in the United States . Google will use this information for the purpose of evaluating your use of the website, compiling reports on website activity for website operators and providing other services relating to website activity and Internet usage. Google may also transfer this information to third parties where required to do so by law, or where such third parties process the information on Google’s behalf. Google will not associate your IP address with any other data held by Google. You may refuse the use of cookies by selecting the appropriate settings on your browser, however please note that if you do this you may not be able to use the full functionality of this website. By using this website, you consent to the processing of data about you by Google in the manner and for the purposes set out above.

Opting Out Of Analytics

If you are unhappy with the idea of sharing the fact you visited our sites (and any other sites) with Google, you can install the official browser plugin for blocking Google Analytics.

AdSense

This site contains adverts rendered using the Google AdSense platform. These ads help cover the cost of providing Libraries.io as a free service for our users.

Google uses cookies to help serve the ads that it displays on the websites of its partners or participating in Google certified ad networks. When users visit a partner's website, a cookie may be stored in your browser. This cookie can be used by Google, AdSense partners and Google certified ad networks to track your visit to this site and other sites you may visit. Google conduct a thorough certification process to ensure that ad networks meet their requirements for third-party ad serving with regard to user privacy, accuracy of measurement, latency, and compliance with creative policies. To find out more about certified ad networks and the certification process visit Google's developer support pages.

Opting Out Of AdSense

You may opt out of personalized advertising by visiting Ads Settings. Alternatively, you can opt out of a third-party vendor cookies by visiting https://www.aboutads.info.

Logging

We use logs to collect information about the state of the service in order to address bugs and improve the site. These logs may include details about your behavior at the time of an error, including your session information and your computer's IP address.

About Your Data

Transmitting Your Data

Transmitting information over the Internet is generally not completely secure, and we can’t guarantee the security of your data.

Processing And Storing Your Data

Your data is processed by servers in France and Ireland. Your data is stored on our servers in France, once it is stored we have processes in place to secure it.

Sharing Your Data

The information we collect is not shared with or sold to other organizations, except to provide products or services you have requested, with your permission, or under the following circumstances:

  • If it is necessary to share information in order to investigate, prevent, or take action regarding illegal activities, suspected fraud, situations involving potential threats to the physical safety of any person, violations of Terms of Service, or as otherwise required by law.
  • If the assets of Libraries.io are acquired by or merged with another organisation. In this event, Libraries.io will notify you before information about you is transferred and becomes subject to a different privacy policy.

Other than the above declarations we won’t share your information with any other organisations for marketing, market research or commercial purposes, and we don’t pass on your details to other websites.

Your Rights

You can find out what information we hold about you, and ask us not to use any of the information we collect.

Changes To This Privacy Policy

From time to time we may modify or update our privacy policy. We will do so by updating this page.

Contact us

Got a question or request for Libraries? Open an issue on GitHub, tweet us or email support@libraries.io