Library privacy notice

Who do you keep information about?

We keep information about members of the public who have a membership with Crown Street Library or Cockerton Library

Why do you keep information about me?

We use the information about members of the public who have purchased annual membership for Crown Street Library or Cockerton Library for the purposes of administrating the pass. 

This is because we have an obligation under contract to do so under the Public Libraries and Museums Act 1964

Who can see my information?

Access is restricted to members of staff working for Crown Street Library or Cockerton Library.

How do you store the information you keep about me?

Information is stored on the Council’s secure network and on a database. Paper documentation is stored in a lockable cabinet.

How long do you keep information about me?

Information used for the purposes of administrating the pass is kept for a period of 5 years. Financial Information is kept for 7 years.

How did the Council get my personal data?

The information we use is information which you have provided us with.

What sort of information do you keep?

We may use the following information about you to make sure that we provide you with the right service, advice or support.  We will only use the minimum amount of information necessary to do so and will take every reasonable step to ensure the information is accurate. 

Personal data:

  • Name
  • Location data
  • Data concerning health