The Iowa Center for the Book web site is managed and operated by the State Library of Iowa, located in Des Moines, Iowa. The Iowa Center for the Book and the State Library of Iowa collect information from our users at several different points on our web site. We will not sell, share, or rent this information to other organizations or agencies.
Any information voluntarily communicated to the Iowa Center for the Book and the State Library of Iowa by users (names, personal contact information) will not be distributed or shared with any third party. The Iowa Center for the Book and the State Library of Iowa pledge to respect the privacy and anonymity of its users.
Some features of this web site collect information for the specific purpose of sharing the information with the general public. Please read and follow the instructions on all forms before submitting information.
Users may be asked to complete a registration form, to use some features of this web site. During the registration process each user will be required to provide contact information (such as name and e-mail address). We use this information to contact the user about services on our site for which they have expressed interest.
Communication from the Site
Some features of this web site may send application specific e-mail messages. For instance, an event registration system may send users an email message confirming their registration information. The application will notify users when these messages are sent.
On rare occasions it will be necessary to send out a strictly service related announcement. For instance, if our service is temporarily suspended for maintenance, we might send users an e-mail message. Generally users may not opt-out of these communications.
This web site may use session cookies for special features. This information is deleted when your session ends and is not collected or saved.
We may use log files to determine general access patterns and to administer the site. These log files may include the name of the domain from which you access the Internet, the date and time you access our site, the pages you peruse and files you access, and the Internet addresses of the web site from which you linked directly to our site.
Though we make every effort to preserve user privacy, we may need to disclose personal information when required by law wherein we have a good-faith belief that such action is necessary to comply with a current judicial proceeding, a court order or legal process served on our web site.
This web site provides links to other sites outside our management. We encourage our users to be aware when they leave our site and to read the privacy statements of every Web site that collects personally identifiable information.