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How We Use Your Data

Email Newsletters

Information We Use

  • Email Address
    We use the email you provide when signing up for a newsletter to send you that newsletter and, occasionally, material related to that newsletter's topic.
  • First and Last Name
    We use the name you provide to personalize messages to you and assist in removing duplicate subscriptions.
  • Zip Code
    We use the zip code you provide to help us understand where our newsletter subscribers are.
  • Madison Library
    We use the library you select to occasionally send you important information related to your library.

In gerenal, we use the information you provide to help us make better decisions about library priorities and allocation of resources.

Information We Share

We share the information you provide with the Madison Public Library Foundation. They do not share any personally identifiable information.


You can change your mind at any time by clicking the unsubscribe link in the footer of any email you receive from us, or by contacting us at from the email address you want to be unsubscribed.


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Website Analytics

Information We Collect

When you visit our site, the web server automatically collects technical information from your connection and computer. This may include:

  • IP address
  • Pages visited
  • Referring website
  • Date and time of visit
  • Duration of visit
  • Browser type
  • Screen resolution