Inkleaf Privacy Policy

About This Policy

At Inkleaf, we are committed to protecting the privacy and confidentiality of both librarians and library patrons who use our platform. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, store, and disclose personal information in connection with our services. By accessing or using the Inkleaf platform, you acknowledge that you have read and understood this Privacy Policy and agree to be bound by its terms.

1. Information We Collect

1.1 Personal Information

We may collect and process the following categories of personal information:

  • For Librarians: Name, contact details (e.g., email address, phone number), job title, and any additional information provided voluntarily.
  • For Library Patrons: Only the minimum necessary information required for system functionality, such as name, phone number, library card number, and any additional information provided voluntarily.

1.2 Usage Information

We may collect information about how librarians and library patrons use our services, including:

  • Log information: We collect server logs, which may include information such as IP addresses, browser type, device identifiers, and pages visited.
  • Usage data: We collect data about the actions performed on our platform, including search queries, borrowed items, and other interactions.

2. Use of Information

2.1 Librarian Information

We use librarian information to:

  • Provide and improve our services.
  • Communicate with librarians regarding account management, updates, and support.
  • Respond to inquiries or requests made by librarians.
  • Conduct research and analysis to improve our services.

2.2 Library Patron Information

We use library patron information to:

  • Personalize and enhance the patron experience within the platform.
  • Communicate with patrons about their library activities and account information.
  • Conduct statistical analysis and reporting, ensuring that individual identities are protected.

3. Data Retention

We retain personal information only for as long as necessary to fulfill the purposes outlined in this Privacy Policy, unless a longer retention period is required or permitted by law. Upon request or when no longer needed, we will securely delete or anonymize personal information in our possession.

4. Data Sharing and Disclosure

4.1 Third-Party Service Providers

We will not share personal information with third-parties.

We may disclose personal information when required to comply with applicable laws, regulations, legal processes, or enforceable government requests. We may also disclose information to protect the rights, property, or safety of our company, our users, or others.

5. Data Security

We implement reasonable security measures to protect personal information from unauthorized access, use, disclosure, alteration, or destruction. However, no method of transmission or storage is completely secure, and we cannot guarantee absolute security.

6. Children's Privacy

Our services are not intended for individuals under the age of 13. We do not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13. If you believe that we may have collected personal information from a child under 13, please contact us immediately.

7. Your Rights and Choices

Librarians and library patrons have certain rights regarding their personal information, including the right to access, correct, or delete their information. Please contact us if you wish to exercise these rights or for any privacy-related inquiries.

8. Changes to this Privacy Policy

We may update this Privacy Policy from time to time to reflect changes in our practices or legal obligations. We will notify you of any material changes either by email or by prominently posting a notice on our website.

9. Contact Us

If you have any questions, concerns, or requests regarding this Privacy Policy or the privacy practices of the Inkleaf platform, please contact us at

Thank you for trusting Inkleaf with your privacy. We are committed to maintaining the highest standards of privacy and data protection for both librarians and library patrons using our platform.

Last Updated: June 5, 2023