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Privacy on the Website

This website collects A) data you voluntarily provide and B) anonymous data about how you use the website. This data is used to either provide a service to your or as a means to improve the content or performance of the service or website.

Information You Voluntarily Provide

The Ohio University Libraries website offers services, which, if you choose to use, may require you to provide additional data about yourself, such as your address, email, or phone number. Ohio University Libraries uses this data for its stated, intended purpose and will not distribute this data to third parties, except to the extent required by law. We adhere to Ohio University’s records management and archiving policy regarding the retention and destruction of this data. We have reasonable measures in place to secure this data; however, there is not guarantee we can always prevent or protect against malicious activity.

Website Use

This website uses a third party application, Google Analytics, to collect and process data about your activity on this website. None of the data collected by Google can personally identify you. Google Analytics is used in compliance with Google’s Terms of Service. To learn more about Google’s use of data, see How Google uses data when you use our partners’ sites or apps or Google’s Privacy Policy.

The Libraries’ website also links to external websites and online resources. Ohio University Libraries is not responsible for the privacy, security, or content of these external websites or online resources. We recommend you read the privacy or security policies, if available, of these external websites or online resources.

Data collection by both Google Analytics and external websites can be limited by using private or incognito browsing, or by disabling cookies via your browser settings. However, disabling cookies can limit the functionality of some web sites.


By using this website you consent to the terms of this privacy statement.