Catalogue Privacy Statement


All VIRL customers have a right to privacy and confidentiality regarding the collection of personal information and the use they make of our collections, facilities, and web sites. The release of such information would contravene the BC Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act.

When using VIRL's new catalogue, there are instances where customers can interact with third party vendors. These third party vendors use a process of authentication that does not include the release of customer personal information to authenticate. 

If you have questions about the protection of your privacy, or to request access to your personal information, please see VIRL's Privacy Policy. If you have any further questions or concerns, please contact VIRL's privacy [at] virl [dot] bc [dot] ca (Privacy Officer)

Plase note that if you actively subscribe to an account with a third-party vendor, such as OverDrive or Ebsco, to access library materials, your records may be subject to the policies of that vendor. We encourage you to become familiar with the privacy policies of the websites you visit and the digital services you use, including those of our third party vendors:

EBSCO privacy policy

Reviewing service (ChiliFresh) privacy policy

OverDrive privacy policy

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