Website Privacy Policy

Who we are

Our website address is:, the official website of the Dighton Public Library. We are located at 395 Main Street, Dighton MA 02715.

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

When visitors leave comments on the site, we collect the data shown in the comments form, and also the visitor’s IP address and browser user agent string to help spam detection.

Contact forms

The Dighton Public Library uses Mail Munch as a way for library users to sign up for its email newsletter that is generated through Constant Contact. The Mail Munch form is seen as a pop-up form when you first visit the library website.

Mail Munch’s Privacy Policy can be found here.
Constant Contact’s Privacy Policy


If you leave a comment on our site you may opt-in to saving your name, email address and website in cookies. These are for your convenience so that you do not have to fill in your details again when you leave another comment. These cookies will last for one year.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


Jetpack by WordPress provides analytics tracking for the Dighton Public Library. In order to opt out of analytics tracking, please see the section of the Jetpack Privacy policy titled, General Analytics Tracking.

Who we share your data with

The Dighton Public Library does not share personal data with anyone.

How long we retain your data

If you leave a comment, the comment and its metadata are retained indefinitely. This is so we can recognize and approve any follow-up comments automatically instead of holding them in a moderation queue.

What rights you have over your data

If you have left comments on this site, you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.

Where we send your data

Visitor comments may be checked through an automated spam detection service.

Your contact information

For privacy concerns, please contact Jocelyn Tavares at

Additional information

The website of the Dighton Public Library serves as an informational website.

How we protect your data

This Web site is secured with a Web Server Certificate. Transactions on the site are protected with up to 256-bit Secure Sockets Layer encryption. We have employed security measures that include firewall protection, malware scanning, protection from SQL injections, and DDoS attacks.

What data breach procedures we have in place

In the event of a data breach or security breach on the website, we are notified by the security team at GoDaddy so that we can initiate the process of fixing the breach and notifying affected parties.

Approved by the Dighton Public Library Board of Trustees, September 26, 2018