Michigan Department of Education – Low Incidence Outreach: Library Management System

This privacy policy describes Michigan Department of Education – Low Incidence Outreach (MDE-LIO) practices on the collection, use, and disclosure of your information when you use the Library Management System (LMS).

MDE-LIO automatically collects certain information about users of the LMS to perform site analyses such as analyzing trends, administering the site, preventing fraud, tracking website navigation in the aggregate, and gathering broad demographic information for aggregate use.  

By using the LMS, you agree to the collection and use of information in accordance with this privacy policy. 

Types of Data Collected

Personal Data

While using the LMS, we may ask you to provide us with certain information that can be used to contact or identify you. This information is typically found in a school directory and may include but is not limited to: first and last name, school district, email address, phone number, street address, city, state, and postal code.

To provide the requested services, we may also ask for certain student information, including, but not limited to, student UIC number, student grade, or student age. We never collect or ask for personal student information such as student name, transcript, physical address, email address, or phone number.

Usage Data

The LMS automatically collects usage data, which may include information such as the type of device you are connecting with, your device’s internet protocol (IP) address, browser type and version, the pages of the LMS that you visit, date and time of your visit, time spent on specific pages, unique device identifiers, and other diagnostic data.

Tracking Technologies and Cookies

We use cookies and similar tracking technologies to track activity on the LMS and store certain information. Tracking technologies collect and track information to improve and analyze our service. 

Use of Your Personal Data

MDE-LIO may use your personal data to:

•    Provide and maintain our service, and monitor the usage of our service.
•    Manage your registered user account. The data you provide grants you access to a variety of services available to registered users.
•    Manage your requests for books, products, and equipment. 
•    Contact you by email, telephone, or another equivalent form of communication.

Your personal information will not be disclosed or used for purposes other than those specified, without your consent, except as authorized by law.

Retention of Your Personal Data

MDE-LIO will retain your personal data only for as long as is necessary for the purposes set out in this privacy policy. We will retain and use your personal data to the extent necessary to comply with our legal obligations.

MDE-LIO will also retain usage data, mentioned above, for internal analysis purposes. Usage data is generally retained for a short period of time, except when this data is used to strengthen security or improve functionality of our service, or when we are legally obligated to retain this data for longer time periods.

Security of Your Personal Data

The security of your personal data is very important. Measures to guard against loss, misuse, alteration, or unauthorized access to your information have been instituted. 

Contact Us

If you have any questions about this privacy policy, please contact MDE-LIO at 517-241-7083, [email protected], or complete our contact form. 

Updated: July 2022