Brooklyn Public Library (BPL) respects your privacy. We recognize that visitors to the BPL website may be concerned about the information they provide to us and how we treat that information. Although no transmission on the Internet is 100% secure, BPL exercises care in providing secure transmission of your information from your PC to our servers.

Selling or Sharing Your Personal Information

BPL does not sell or share personal information about you.

Secure Transactions

BPL takes seriously the protection of sensitive information collected through online donations. BPL select transaction vendors who agree to comply with industry standards and generally agree upon methods of encryption and encoding. Multiple "firewalls" are used to protect this personal information.

BPL uses a technology called Secure Socket Layer (SSL) to encrypt any credit card information that you send us. Once such information is transmitted to our site, it is stored on our servers and then conveyed to a third-party financial institution that receives your credit card number and other personal identifying information in order to verify and process a transaction.

BPL's Privacy Policy

BPL's Privacy Policy provides information on the kinds of patron information collected to serve you as an individual, and the "generic" information that we collect to improve our website and electronic communications.