Digital Repository Privacy Policy

When using the repository

Whenever a user visits the Atlantic City Heritage Collections Digital Repository website, certain information is gathered and stored automatically. This information does not identify the user personally. Information that is automatically collected and stored when visiting the repository site includes:
  • Bounce rate: The percentage of visitors who viewed only a single page.
  • Sessions: The group of visitor interactions that happen in a 30-minute window of activity.
  • Average session duration: How long on average each visitor stays on the site.
  • Percentage of new sessions: The percentage of website visits that are first-time visits.
  • Pages per session: The average number of page views per each session.
  • Goal completions: The number of times visitors complete a specified, desirable action.
  • Page views: Total number of pages viewed.
This automatically collected information is only used internally for technical troubleshooting, to improve the usability of our website, and to record aggregate statistics.

Copyright Disclaimer
The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be “used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship, or research.” If a researcher makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of “fair use”, that user may be liable for copyright infringement. The researcher is responsible for determining if images may be published. This institution reserves the right to refuse to accept a copying order, if, in its judgment, fulfillment of the order would involve violation of copyright law.

Materials are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. The Atlantic City Free Public Library expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, including, but not limited to, the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.


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