Colorado State Law requires the privacy of user records. The Clearview Library District Board will support and comply with this law, noted below.
In addition, in light of the use of third-party services and providers that offer additional services and benefits to Clearview Library District patrons, the library shall publish information on its webpage outlining the privacy policies and agreements with those service providers to help patrons understand their rights and how their data is used by the library and these providers.
Staff shall update this information annually.
C.R.S. 24-90-119 Privacy of user records.
1. Except as set forth in subsection (2) of this section, a publicly-supported library or library system shall not disclose any record or other information which identifies a person as having requested or obtained specific materials or service as otherwise having used the library.
2. Records may be disclosed in the following instances:
a) When necessary for the reasonable operation of the library;
b) Upon written request of the user;
c) Pursuant to subpoena, upon court order, or where otherwise required by law.
3. Any library or library system official, employee, or volunteer who discloses information in violation of this section commits a class 2 petty offense and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished by a fine of not more than three hundred dollars.
Adopted and revised October 28, 2021.