Athlone Institute of Technology Library routinely collects information to help improve functionality and navigation and to monitor performance. Examples of such information collected by Athlone Institute of Technology website include:
- Your Internet location (IP address)
- Which pages on our site you visit
- The URL of the Web page from which you came to our site
- Which software you use to visit our site and its configuration
This type of data is not personally identifiable. A cookie may be placed on your computer to provide anonymous data, including the information listed above. Most browsers are initially set up to accept cookies, but you can reset your browser to refuse all cookies or to indicate when a cookie is being sent.
Inter Library Loan requests details are recorded.
When you log into your patron record, your patron number is temporarily recorded. In addition, databases and e-journals you visit using patron record login links are recorded by patron number, year, patron type and course code. This information is used only within the library to improve services. The library does not collect information for commercal marketing or pass on information to other organisations.