We automatically collect and store only the following information about your visit:
The Internet domain (for example, "xcompany.com" if you use a private Internet access account, or "yourschool.edu" if you connect from a university's domain) and IP address (an IP address is a number that is automatically assigned to your computer whenever you are surfing the Web) from which you access our website
The type of browser and operating system used to access our site
The date and time you access our site
The pages you visit
If you linked to the Boulder Labs Library website from another website, we will collect the address of that website that brought you to our page
We use this information that we collect to help us make our site more useful to visitors -- to learn about the number of visitors to our site and the types of technology our visitors use. We do not track or record personal identifiable information about individuals and their visits.
Our website may have forms where users can submit feedback, answer a questionnaire, or other information. These forms may ask for personal identifiable information from the user such as: name, email, and phone number when a user is requesting for assistance with finding resources or is signing up for a newsletter.
All information submitted by users of the Boulder Labs Library is voluntary. Additionally, we may store non-personally identifiable information from users and their research habits to understand the needs and habits of users on our website.
We may use this non-personally identifiable information to research how we can improve the online experience of all users.
Before personal identifiable information is collected from users, we will make sure to disclose:
the purpose of why we are collecting information;
how the information collected will be used;
the amount of time the information collected will be retained; and
if the information will be shared, and who will the information be shared with.
If you contact us by using e-mail or electronic forms available on our website the information may be seen by various people in the attempt to respond to your request. All information submitted by the user is voluntary, and submitting voluntary information constitutes your consent to the use of the information for the stated purpose.
The Boulder Labs Library website does not use persistent cookies to track users. However, one or more of the website components may utilize session cookies to simplify the users navigation. These cookies are deleted from the server after a users session ends.
If you would like to disable Google Analytics cookies, you can set up your browser to reject cookies.
Amount of Time Information is Retained
For site security purposes and to ensure that this service remains available to all users, this government computer system employs software programs to monitor network traffic to identify unauthorized attempts to upload or change information, or otherwise cause damage.
Unauthorized attempts to upload information or change information on this service are strictly prohibited and may be punishable under the Computer Fraud and Abuse Act of 1986 and the National Information Infrastructure Protection Act.
The Boulder Labs Library website does not have any Privacy Act System of Records (PASOR) as defined by the Privacy Act .
Interaction with Children
Department of Commerce Endorsement Policy
Links that direct users to outside of the Boulder Labs Library website are for the convenience of the user. These outside links are not endorsed or approved by the U.S. Department of Commerce.