Privacy Policy


Personal Information
Des Plaines Memory does not collect any personal information from your use of the collections unless you choose to provide it by contributing materials to the collections via the Share Your Story project or otherwise posting, sending, or uploading the information to Des Plaines Memory and it's associated social media accounts.


User Content that You Post
Certain parts of the Des Plaines Memory website allow you to upload or post comments or other content at your discretion. Please note that any content that you post or provide through Des Plaines Memory and it's associated social media accounts may be publicly available, viewable to others, and may appear in search results on third-party search engines.


Use in Programs and Exhibits
All individual contributions to Des Plaines Memory will be preserved in the Des Plaines Public Library and Des Plaines History Center digital archives and may be used in future exhibits, programming and the Des Plaines Memory website.


Google Analytics
The Des Plaines Memory website uses Google Analytics, a web analysis service provided by Google, Inc. Google Analytics saves "cookies" on user computers that allow the Des Plaines Memory administrators to gather anonymous statistics regarding how our website is used in order to understand and improve the site’s usability. Any specific information about a particular user is not retained by Google or the Des Plaines Memory website administrators.


External Links
The Des Plaines Memory website contains links to other related World Wide Web Internet sites and resources. These links are provided as an information service only. It is the responsibility of the website user to evaluate the content and usefulness of information obtained from other sites. Since the Des Plaines Memory website is not responsible for the availability of these outside resources or their contents, you should direct any concerns regarding any external link to its site administrator or webmaster.