Privacy Policy

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Collaborative Summer Library Program (CSLP) is committed to the privacy of its online visitors and respects your choice about how your personal information is used. This policy states the measures we take to provide a safe online environment. Please contact us if you have any questions or concerns about our privacy policy or the use of personal information that you give us.

Effective Date: November 28, 2011*


If you want to browse the general areas of the Site, you don’t need to submit any personal information.

If you choose to register, you have access to the “extras” to enhance your summer reading program, including the online catalog, graphics, signing videos, and PSAs. Only individual public library employees from CSLP member states may register on the Site.

When registering, you are asked to submit personal information including your name, email address, library name, address, and phone number. You are also asked to select a username and password. You may, but are not obligated to, use your own name. If you do use your own name, you agree that it may be given to others through the functionality of the Site.

Use of Your Personal Information

CSLP uses the personal information you submit to provide the services available on the Site, as well as to send announcements. If you don’t wish to receive announcements, you may opt out by sending an email to

We don’t use your personal information for any other reasons, including:

  • We do not sell or rent your personal information to anyone.
  • We do not share your personal information with anyone outside of CSLP for promotional or marketing uses.

If you would like to know what personal information you have given us, please ask and we will promptly let you know. If you would like to change this information or have it removed, please contact us and we will promptly oblige.

Anonymous Data

CSLP may collect IP addresses and site usage information that is not personally identifiable. This helps us evaluate how visitors use our site on an aggregate basis including the number and frequency of visitors to each web page, and the length of their visits.


This Site contains links to other websites. CSLP is not responsible for the privacy practices of external websites. CSLP encourages users to be aware when they leave the Site and to read the privacy statements of the external sites. CSLP’s Privacy Policy applies only to information collected on this Site.


The website does use “cookies” (small text files placed on your computer) for your ease. The cookies keep track of your interactions with us. You can block these cookies by changing the setting or preferences in your web browser. Some features of our website may not function without cookies.

  • We do not use cookies to track your web-browsing habits across multiple sites that we do not own.
  • We do not allow advertisers to place tracking cookies on our website.

Protection of Minors

CSLP does not knowingly gather any information from children under the age of 13. If someone under the age of 13 provides us with personal information, we ask that the child’s parent or guardian contact us with a request to remove the information from our records.

Security Measures

We have put in place physical, electronic, and management procedures that use commercially reasonable standards to safeguard the personal information we collect on-line. Please note that we cannot guarantee that such personal information may not be accessed or disclosed through a security breach. If we learn of a security breach, we may post a notice on our website or attempt to notify you electronically so you can take appropriate protective steps.

Contact Us

Karen Day, Director of Administrative Services
Collaborative Summer Library Program
953 Sixth Place SE
Mason City, IA 50401-5261
Phone: 866.657.8556

*When we make material changes to this Privacy Policy, we will inform you by updating the Effective Date of the Privacy Policy.