personal information collection

QUESTION: Libraries, personal information collection

question / pregunta: 

Legal guidelines and ALA polices concerning the collection of personal information during registering to obtain a library card. Some information is necessasry such as a contact. But when is the line crossed into the area of invasiveness?

Can libraries research personal information on a patron such as phone, numbers, addresses, etc through online directories and then add that information to patorn records?

Can I ask for my personal records used by a particular library system, including comments made by library staff concerning myself? T

Syndicate content