Confidentiality Policy

CONFIDENTIALITY POLICY

The Wetaskiwin Public Library Board recognizes that divulging information concerning patrons, volunteers, staff or Board members infringes on their privacy and is in breach of the FOIP Act. Both Wetaskiwin Public Library employees and staff are bound by this policy.

The Wetaskiwin Public Library will hold confidential all user record information.

The Wetaskiwin Public Library will hold confidential all employee, volunteer and Board Member information.

Access to user records will be in accordance with the provisions of the Freedom of Information and Privacy legislation.

Library records are for the sole purpose of protecting library property and are not to be used to identify the types of materials used by individual library patrons, the number or character of questions asked by patrons or type of electronic searches made.

Library records will be available to local, provincial or federal governments, including law enforcement offices by court order only.