Privacy Policy

At the Ranganathan Library of CUP, we do not share the user information of our users with any third party. 

Privacy Policy
Ranganathan Library is committed to protecting your privacy and ensuring the security of your personal information. This Privacy Policy outlines how we collect, use, share, and protect the information gathered through our library services and website.
Information Collection:
We collect personal information, including but not limited to:
Email ID
Phone number
This information is provided by users during the membership registration process. We receive this data from the admissions section solely for the purpose of creating library cards and facilitating book check-in and checkout processes.
Use of Information:
The collected data is used for the following purposes:
Creating library membership cards
Facilitating book check-in and checkout
Internal record-keeping
Contacting users regarding library-related matters
Google OAuth Authentication for user login purposes
Information Protection:
We are committed to ensuring the security of your personal information. Measures are in place to safeguard the data collected from unauthorized access, disclosure, alteration, or destruction.
Information Sharing:
We do not sell, trade, or otherwise transfer your personal information to third parties. Your data is used exclusively for library-related activities as mentioned above.
Google OAuth Authentication:
We use email IDs for Google OAuth Authentication only, ensuring a secure and streamlined login process for our users. This is optional for users to chose between OAuth based login, simple individual username and password based login credentials.
Third-Party Links:
Our website may contain links to third-party websites. Please note that these websites have their own privacy policies, and we do not assume any responsibility for their content or practices.
Cookie Policy:
A "cookie" is information stored on your workstation by a web server and used to customize your web service in some way. Ranganathan Library webservers do not use cookie technology and do not place cookies on the workstations of our users. Some databases use temporary cookies; the Ranganathan Library, however, does not retain these cookies. Users may choose to set their web browser to refuse cookies or to alert when cookies are being sent.
Site Security
To guard against unauthorized access, maintain data accuracy, and promote the correct use of information, we have implemented physical, electronic, and managerial procedures to safeguard and secure the information in our server.
While we consider these measures reasonable, we can give no guarantee that they will always protect against invalid access or improper activity. For this reason, we avoid keeping information beyond the term of its primary use, and where possible we encrypt or delete data elements that might cause activities to be linked to individual users.

Online or email reference:
The information we collect by library is kept in the strictest confidence and helps us provide and improve these services. All access to and use of personal information is restricted to library-related business. While answering your queries. When linked to another site, you are subject to the privacy policy of the new site, which may differ from the Ranganathan Library policy.
Changes to this Privacy Policy:
We reserve the right to update or modify this Privacy Policy at any time. Users are encouraged to frequently check this page for any changes to stay informed about how we are protecting the personal information we collect.
Contact Us:
If you have any questions or concerns regarding this Privacy Policy or the handling of your personal information, please contact us at
By using our website and services, you agree to the terms outlined in this Privacy Policy.
Last updated: 23-Nov-2023

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