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Collection of User Information

The New York Society Library collects information about visitors to its website through IP addresses (for statistical purposes only; no personal information is collected in this manner), via emails provided to us, and via information submitted on online forms, such as membership renewals, donations, events registrations, and book purchase suggestions.

Use of Information

The New York Society Library uses email addresses to send information regarding events and news via e-newsletters; and program registration and book request confirmations from our integrated library system. Users may unsubscribe from our e-newsletters at any time by clicking the Unsubscribe link or by emailing us at events@nysoclib.org. To opt out of program registration and book request confirmations, please email membership@nysoclib.org.

All personal information submitted by users through online forms for membership renewals, donations, and all online payments is handled through a secure server using SSL (Secure Socket Layer) technology. This information, including credit card numbers, is encrypted while it is transmitted over the Internet. 

All information provided to The New York Society Library is treated confidentially. We will not share, sell, or otherwise distribute information provided to us by visitors to our website without their permission.


All text, images, audio, and video on this website are copyrighted by The New York Society Library or by third parties who have granted their permission for their materials to be included on the site. 

The New York Society Library prohibits the copying of protected materials on the website, except for purposes of fair use, as set forth in the copyright laws. Fair use permits the use of protected materials for personal, noncommercial, educational purposes and users may download materials from the site for such purposes without the Library’s consent, but must cite the author and the source of the material (http://www.nysoclib.org). 

Anyone wishing to publish or otherwise make commercial use of any material from this website must request and receive express written permission from The New York Society Library. Inquiries should be directed to reference@nysoclib.org.

Disclaimer and Limitation of Liability

The New York Society Library makes no representations or warranties regarding the web site, its content or any services made available or accessed through the site. Although the information presented on the website has been collected and produced from sources we believe to be reliable, the New York Society Library cannot and does not guarantee the accuracy or completeness of any information for any purpose.