Statement derived from the Weblogs at Harvard Law School Privacy Policy, under a Creative Commons Public License

Registration forms

Forms meant for membership registration do collect information from your registration for our records and are kept in private directories on this site, not visible to the public. Monetary transactions are handled through and not the site.

Public Nature of Content Submitted to Sites (Comments, posts, profile information)

The nature of blogging and websites is to reach a public audience. Please be aware that any information that you submit to us whether through forms or email, including personally identifiable information, may be publicly displayed on sites hosted at, or on websites not within our control. If you don't want others to see such information, don't submit it.

Forms and Content

To create a new account, or register for an existing one, you may be required to submit an email address and other personal information. If ACRL-LA needs to contact you, we may use this information. We will not distribute it to others.

If you contribute content, such as discussion comments, to any of our posts, your contribution may be publicly displayed including personally identifiable information. Display of visitor content is determined by the discretion of the individual blog editors.

IP Addresses and Referrers

We may use your IP address to help diagnose problems with our server, to tailor site content and to format the site and software to user needs, and to generate aggregate statistical reports. We may use aggregate visitor data to prepare publicly displayed reports regarding the traffic on individual posts, site popularity rankings, and referrers that visitors use to access individual posts.


If you visit our web site, we may use session cookies while your browser is open, or while you are logged into our site. To facilitate our registration and login functions, we may use cookies to recognize you when you return to our website or to individual posts hosted our site. If you do not logout of your account, these cookies allow us to keep track of your username and password, so that you do not have to resubmit the information to log into your account. Always remember to log out of your site or account so that the computer's other users cannot access your account.

Disclosure to Law Enforcement

Available log records, and all data stored on our servers may be accessed by our system administrators. Only if we receive a warrant or subpoena for user information, we may disclose requested records to law enforcement authorities or outside parties seeking information through the legal process.

Links to Independent Websites

Posts may link to independently run web sites outside of the domain. ACRL-LA is not responsible for the privacy practices or content of such web sites.

Children's Privacy

The Weposts at are intended for adults and we will not knowingly collect personal information from children under 13 years old. If you are a parent or legal guardian of a child under age 13 who has become a member of a site hosted by, please contact our administrator at  niemla at to notify us of a suspected violation.