information request will be deleted from our e-mail box and shredded (if
printed) according to the records management schedules established in
cooperation with the Maine State Archives. We retain these records for a
period of time in case we need to follow-up on the original request orWe may
collect statistical information about the requests we receive, but no
personally identifiable information is included. If
you borrow library materials we will ask for your address and telephone
number to register you as a library user. This information will be used for
making the loan and following up when the materials become due. |
Occasionally we may find that a person outside the Library, generally a state
government official, has the information you need or the knowledge and
expertise to respond to your specific questions. In these cases we would provide
you with instructions to contact that person directly if you choose to do so.
The Library does not disclose any personal information to people outside the
The Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library is a nonpartisan
legislative staff office, and is covered by the Legislative Confidentiality
Policy adopted by the Legislative Council. Under the terms of this policy,
legislative requests for assistance or information are included in the
statutory exception from public disclosure. Such requests are confidential,
and no information concerning these requests will be disclosed without
specific authorization from the person making the request.
The Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library web pages are hosted on
a server maintained by InforMe.
In order to monitor traffic patterns, the server collects information from
visitors, including the date and time, IP address, referring locations, and
browser types and pages used the most. Nothing in these statistics identifies the individuals who browse our website.
Cookies are small text files that a web server may ask your web browser to
store, and to send back to the web server when needed. Cookies may be used to
store a transaction identifier or other information a user may provide. The Maine State Law and
John Barden, Director
Maine State Law and Legislative Reference Library
43 State House Station Augusta,