Terms and Conditions

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Terms and Conditions

Conditions of membership

  • You are responsible for all items borrowed on your card and agree to pay any charges for rental items, overdue loans, or loss or damage of an item while on loan to you.
  • You will return all items by the due date in good condition, and will advise the library if an item is going to be returned late, or is damaged or lost.
  • You agree that overdue fees are not subject to receiving courtesy reminder notices from the library.
  • You agree to information being passed to a debt collection agency should you default.
  • You will notify Gore District Libraries of any change to your postal/residential address, phone number or email address.
  • You have read and agreed to the information below about the Privacy Act.
  • For members under 18, their guarantor is responsible for all terms and conditions.

Statement for the purpose of Principle 3 of The Privacy Act.

Personal information on this form may be used by Gore District Libraries for the purpose of ongoing development of the library service, including keeping members up to date with changes and events. This information will be held by Gore or Mataura Libraries. You have the right to see the personal information about you held by the library and ask for it to be changed. Your personal information will not be shared with anyone else except where this is necessary for debt collection on library material, to third party providers for the purpose of providing you with support for our products or services that you require, or when required by law. Some third party providers may be located in countries other than yours.

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