1. Data Controller
UHN Library and Information Services is the data controller for any Personal Data that you disclose to us through the Virtual Library.
2. Types of Information We Collect
When you use the Virtual Library or are in contact with Library and Information Services via other means, we may collect information such as:
2.1 Integrated Library, Event Registration and Discovery Systems
UHN Library and Information Services uses LibraryWorld for its catalogue and Integrated Library System to manage its library transactions, Eventzilla for workshop registration, and Summon by Ex Libris for resource discovery. Some data will be stored and used by these services.
2.2 Information Collected Automatically
Information that does not directly identify you may be automatically collected when using the Virtual Library or other related library resources. Information collected can include IP address, cookies, general geographic location, computer / device identifiers, and information about the software (ex. Windows, Android, iOS, etc.) used to access them.
3. How We Collect Information
UHN Library and Information Services collects information about you in a few different ways:
4. Cookies and Similar Technologies
5. How We Use Your Information
We may use your Personal Data for various reasons including:
6. How We Share Information with Third-Parties
We may share information with third-parties such as:
We will only share your Personal Data with third-parties to enable them to provide services for us or to help us provide services for you.
UHN Library and Information Services is committed to ensuring your Personal Data is secure. Reasonable technical, physical and organizational security measures have been taken in order to prevent unauthorized access, alteration, destruction, or disclosure of your personal data.
If you have reason to believe that a third-party has gained unauthorized access to your information, please contact us immediately using the information found in the Contact Us section of this policy below.
8. Access, Correction and Deletion
You have the right to request access to your own Personal Data. You also have the opportunity to update, correct, or delete such Personal Data. Please e-mail us at the e-mail address found in the Contact Us section of this Policy to access, correct, or have your Personal Data deleted. We will implement the requested changes, as soon as we reasonably can.
9. International Transfer of Personal Information
The Virtual Library is not intended for use by children under the age of 13. We do not market to or knowingly collect personal data from children under the age of 18. Children should always have a parent or guardian's permission before sending information over the Internet. Please contact us using the information in the Contact Us section below if you believe that a child has provided us with personal information and we will delete that Personal Data.
11. Links to Other Services and Websites
The Virtual Library contains links to other websites and services, including journal, e-book and subscription database resources. Once you click on a link to another website / service you are subject to privacy and security policies of that other site or service. In some cases the Virtual Library contains 3rd party feeds, widgets, etc. that may appear to be part of the Virtual Library, even though they are provided / served by a third party. The library strongly encourages that when you leave the Virtual Library or use any embedded services you to read the privacy policies of these third party services or websites, especially if you share personal information with them.
If you have a complaint, dispute, or questions regarding this Policy or our treatment of your Personal Data, please contact us at:
Phone: (416) 340-3549
Please allow up to 30 days for us to reply.