Library Reading Program Privacy Policy

Is personal information required for participation in the Library Reading Program?

Yes. Users need individual accounts to access The Library Reading Program in order to record and track the books which they have read.

What information do you collect?

The Library Reading Program collects following information...

  • Username
  • First name
  • Last name
  • Password
  • Email
  • Books read and data related to the reading of those books.

What do you do with the information you collect?

The Library Reading Program only collects information that is relevant and not excessive for the purpose of tracking books that a user has read. This information is available to the Library Reading Program administrators, as well as to the individual user that entered it. De-personalized statistics are also available to all users within a specific organization. De-personalized word count estimates may be used to improve word count accuracy for books within The Library Reading Program.

Can a child enter personal information into your site?

No. Children under 13 are not allowed create their own accounts. Parents may create an account for their child, or an account may be created by Library personnel if they have obtained written consent from the parent. Once an account is created, a child may not enter or store additional personal information on our site other than information about the books which the child has read.

Will a user's personal information be shared with 3rd parties?

The Library Reading Program does not release personal information collected or received on the site to any unrelated third party, with the exception of successors and law enforcement, as described here in the policy. In the event The Library Reading Program is sold to a new owner, whether by merger, asset sale, or other means, we retain the right to transfer personal information to the new owner, provided we notify you this is occurring (which may be by posting on our websites) and the new owner agrees to respect the privacy policy in effect with respect to this personal data.

Will the Library Reading Program share personal information with law enforcement?

We may release personal information at the request of law enforcement authorities, when ordered to do so where a formal request has been made such as in a court order, subpoena or judicial proceeding by a court or similar legal process, or when we believe it is necessary to protect the physical safety of our employees, users, and the general public.

Can a user choose to remove their data from The Library Reading Program?

Yes. Users may contact their The Library Reading Program admintrator at their local library, or they may contact the The Library Reading Program directly at for assistance. Upon request from the user, The Library Reading Program will completely delete the user's data. We will respond to all inquiries within 10 working days of receipt.

How does The Library Reading Program protect personal data?

  • Personal information is contained behind secured networks and is only accessible by a limited number of persons who have special access rights to such systems, and are required to keep the information confidential.
  • All sensitive information is transported securely using encryption (SSL).
  • Passwords are salted and hashed before being stored.
  • All database backups and server backups are encrypted.
  • The server hard drives are also encrypted.
  • The servers themselves are hosted by an world-leading provider in a state-of-the-art facility with 24/7 security and limited access.

Data Breach

Should a data breach occur, we will notify each organization's primary contact via email within 14 days of discovering such. We will also post a notification about the breach on this privacy policy page.

Our Contact Information

Any privacy policy changes will be indicated by updating this privacy policy page. If you have any questions about The Library Reading Program's privacy policy, contact us at

Last Edited 2/8/2019