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Retail Affiliate Program and Privacy

Retail Affiliate Program

It's now possible to purchase books via Toronto Public Library's website. For every book you buy, the Library receives a portion of the sale price, which will be used to support library collections and services.

Here's how it works. When browsing for library materials, you will see a "Buy your own copy" link for books that are available for sale. When you click on the link, you will be taken to the retailer's website where you can purchase a personal copy.

Kobo eBooks are compatible with Macs, PCs and many other digital devices / eReaders. See more info at Kobo's site.

As always, Toronto Public Library encourages Torontonians to borrow materials from its collection of more than 11 million items including books, eBooks, magazines, CDs and DVDs in 40 languages.

Privacy and Retail Affiliate Information

Toronto Public Library provides links to retailers as an optional service to library users. The ability to link to retailers directly from the library's website is a service provided by the retailer's third party service provider.

Toronto Public Library accepts no liability for material contained in websites owned and/or operated by outside organizations and accepts no responsibility for any purchase or other contracts entered into with online providers, or procedures and policies of outside organizations. Toronto Public Library does not accept liability for any losses, costs, demands, charges, proceedings, damages, expenses, or any other liabilities whatsoever arising from the use of the retailer's website.

When you leave the Toronto Public Library's website, your website use will no longer be governed by the library's privacy policy and statements.

Toronto Public Library does not disclose your personal information to any retailers or their third party service providers. When you provide personal information to a retailer while making a transaction, that information may be shared with both the retailer's and their third party service providers' partners, including the fact that you were directed to the retailer through the Toronto Public Library website. Your information may be used for marketing purposes.

When you order through a retailer, you are entering into a transaction with the retailer, not with Toronto Public Library.

All inquiries about your orders should be made to the retailer.

More information on the library's online privacy statement