LIBRARY POLICY

    Rental policy

    MERIDA ENGLISH LIBRARY BUILDING USE POLICY

    In order to maintain a vibrant community facility for all constituents, the MEL offers the use of the building and grounds to individuals and not-for-profit community organizations who have the support of the MEL board.

    THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES APPLY

    A request to use the facility must be approved/sponsored by the MEL board.
    A board member must sponsor the event and arrange for the opening, staffing, and closing of the building if the event is after regular opening hours.
    The MEL board may approve and sponsor events that are held during regular library hours when the event does not interfere with ongoing MEL programs.
    If the MEL board chooses to sponsor the event, MEL will promote it through the newsletter, the web page, and/or other notifications to members and non-members.
    Building usage fees will apply but may be waived if the event is free of charge to anyone participating in the event.

    Politics de las rentas

    MERIDA ENGLISH LIBRARY BUILDING USE POLICY
    In order to maintain a vibrant community facility for all constituents, the MEL offers the use of the building and grounds to individuals and not-for-profit community organizations who have the support of the MEL board.

    THE FOLLOWING GUIDELINES APPLY

    A request to use the facility must be approved/sponsored by the MEL board.
    A board member must sponsor the event and arrange for the opening, staffing, and closing of the building if the event is after regular opening hours.
    The MEL board may approve and sponsor events that are held during regular library hours when the event does not interfere with ongoing MEL programs.
    If the MEL board chooses to sponsor the event, MEL will promote it through the newsletter, the web page, and/or other notifications to members and non-members.
    Building usage fees will apply but may be waived if the event is free of charge to anyone participating in the event.

    Collection policy

    Merida English Library Collection Development Policy

    Goals - To guide acquisition and maintenance of the library collection to ensure diverse materials for the community we serve.

    Responsibility - Under the direction of the MEL library board and in conjunction with the library administrator, the Library Collections Committee (LCC) will work with our volunteers to carry out library policies.

    General Principles -
    Library Bill of Rights: Basic to this policy is the Library Bill of Rights, adopted by the American Library Association, which affirms that all libraries are repositories for information and ideas and that all points of view on current and historical issues are presented within the limits of funding.
    Collection criteria: To better serve our members, the following criteria are used for the selection and maintenance of materials.
    Popular and regional interest
    Cost and availability
    Compatibility with existing materials
    Patron requests
    Format and ease of use
    Literary importance and recognition
    Historical value

    MEL Collection Includes:

    Fiction and nonfiction English-language materials for adults, children, and young adults
    Latin American fiction and nonfiction materials (including travel, history, art, and archaeology), with an emphasis on Yucatecan and Maya topics
    Spanish and English language learning materials
    Non-circulating reference materials
    DVDs and CD audiobooks, board games, and puzzles

    Material we do not collect:

    - Textbooks (except Spanish and English language learning materials)
    - Workbooks and other curricular materials
    - Encyclopedias
    - Music
    - VHS and cassette tapes
    - Magazines
    - Pamphlets, printed newsletters
    - User manuals and instructional materials
    - Materials in poor condition, missing or torn pages and/or cover, odor, mold, or mildew

    Removing Materials from Circulation:

    Materials will be continuously re-evaluated to ensure usefulness and relevance. Withdrawn materials may be offered for sale, given to other libraries or non-profit organizations, or the public. Evaluation criteria for removal from circulation include:

    - Obsolescence
    - Damage or poor condition
    - Material that has not been checked out in five years
    - Duplicates
    - Space limitations

    Responsibility for Children’s Access to Library Materials:

    Children have access to all materials in the library. Parents and legal guardians are responsible for monitoring their children while on the premises.


    Politics de la colección

    Merida English Library Collection Development Policy

    Goals - To guide acquisition and maintenance of the library collection to ensure diverse materials for the community we serve.

    Responsibility - Under the direction of the MEL library board and in conjunction with the library administrator, the Library Collections Committee (LCC) will work with our volunteers to carry out library policies.

    General Principles -
    Library Bill of Rights: Basic to this policy is the Library Bill of Rights, adopted by the American Library Association, which affirms that all libraries are repositories for information and ideas and that all points of view on current and historical issues are presented within the limits of funding.
    Collection criteria: To better serve our members, the following criteria are used for the selection and maintenance of materials.
    Popular and regional interest
    Cost and availability
    Compatibility with existing materials
    Patron requests
    Format and ease of use
    Literary importance and recognition
    Historical value

    MEL Collection Includes:

    Fiction and nonfiction English-language materials for adults, children, and young adults
    Latin American fiction and nonfiction materials (including travel, history, art, and archaeology), with an emphasis on Yucatecan and Maya topics
    Spanish and English language learning materials
    Non-circulating reference materials
    DVDs and CD audiobooks, board games, and puzzles

    Material we do not collect:

    - Textbooks (except Spanish and English language learning materials)
    - Workbooks and other curricular materials
    - Encyclopedias
    - Music
    - VHS and cassette tapes
    - Magazines
    - Pamphlets, printed newsletters
    - User manuals and instructional materials
    - Materials in poor condition, missing or torn pages and/or cover, odor, mold, or mildew

    Removing Materials from Circulation:

    Materials will be continuously re-evaluated to ensure usefulness and relevance. Withdrawn materials may be offered for sale, given to other libraries or non-profit organizations, or the public. Evaluation criteria for removal from circulation include:

    - Obsolescence
    - Damage or poor condition
    - Material that has not been checked out in five years
    - Duplicates
    - Space limitations

    Responsibility for Children’s Access to Library Materials:

    Children have access to all materials in the library. Parents and legal guardians are responsible for monitoring their children while on the premises.

    Library policy

    Our Mission Statement
. The Merida English Library (MEL) is a not-for-profit organization offering a variety of cultural, educational, informational and social programs, services and events to the English-speaking community in the Yucatán, irrespective of their level of English language proficiency. The cornerstone of MEL is a lending library that provides English-language material in all formats normally available from a traditional library.”

    Library Collection.
 We have a collection of over 15,000 books arranged in fiction, non-fiction, children, young adult, and we have numerous movies. We also have an extensive collection of Latin American Literature, and other reference books on Maya culture and the Yucatán. Our books are acquired from generous donations from the community.

    Loans and Renewals: A member can borrow up to 6 items at a time for a two-week period. The member can request an extension of two additional weeks to the loan by calling or emailing the library.

    Returns: Library items can be returned to the front desk during library hours or through the book drop slot located on the front door.

    Overdue Items and Fines: Library materials generate a fine of $1 peso per day per item. Items returned in poor condition or lost generate a $50 peso fine. Not returning library items may result in termination of your membership.

    Politics de la biblioteca

    Our Mission Statement
. The Merida English Library (MEL) is a not-for-profit organization offering a variety of cultural, educational, informational and social programs, services and events to the English-speaking community in the Yucatán, irrespective of their level of English language proficiency. The cornerstone of MEL is a lending library that provides English-language material in all formats normally available from a traditional library.”

    Library Collection.
 We have a collection of over 15,000 books arranged in fiction, non-fiction, children, young adult, magazines, and we have numerous movies. We also have an extensive collection of Latin American Literature, and other reference books on Maya culture and the Yucatán. Our books are acquired from generous donations from the community.

    Loans and Renewals: A member can borrow up to 6 items at a time for a two-week period. The member can request an extension of two additional weeks to the loan by calling or emailing the library.

    Returns: Library items must can be returned to the front desk during library hours or through the book drop slot located on the front door.

    Overdue Items and Fines: Library materials generate a fine of $1 peso per day per item. Items returned in poor condition or lost generate a $50 peso fine. Not returning library items may result in termination of the membership.

    Donations policy

    Donation Policy

    We accept books in English, jigsaw puzzles, DVDs, and board games in good condition. Please refer to our Collection policy to see the materials we do not accept and/or collect.

    MEL also accepts donations of money. Donations of services and physical items are accepted at the discretion of the administrator. Once materials are donated to MEL, they become the property of the library and may be used according to its needs.

    Politicas de las donaciones

    Donation Policy

    We accept books in English, jigsaw puzzles, DVDs, and board games in good condition. Please refer to our Collection policy to see the materials we do not accept and/or collect.

    MEL also accepts donations of money. Donations of services and physical items are accepted at the discretion of the administrator. Once materials are donated to MEL, they become the property of the library and may be used according to its needs.

    Privacy policy

    Privacy Policy

    Merida English Library located in Calle 53 number 524 between Calle 66 and
    Calle 68, Centro, Mérida, Yucatán, México, CP 97000, is responsible for the use and
    protection of your personal data, and in this regard we inform you the following:

    For what purposes will we use your personal data?

    The personal data we collect from you will be used for the following purposes that
    are necessary to provide you with the service you request:

    ● Registration of your membership in our system to borrow library materials.
    ● Receive emails related to your account management.

    In addition, we will use your personal information for the following purposes that are
    not necessary for the requested service, but that allow and facilitate us to provide you
    a better service:

    ● Communication of the various activities and events of the library.

    If you do not want your personal information to be used for these additional purposes,
    you can communicate this to us by sending an email to the following email address:
    info@meridaenglishlibrary.com

    Refusal to use your personal data for these purposes is not a reason for us to
    deny you the services and products you request or contract with us.

    What personal data will we use for these purposes?

    To carry out the purposes described in this privacy notice, we will use:
    1. Full name
    2. Email
    3. Address
    4. Phone number

    How can you access, rectify, cancel or object to the use of your personal data?
    You have the right to know what personal data we have of you, what we use it for,
    and the conditions of use we give you (Access). It is also your right to request the
    correction of your personal information if it is outdated, inaccurate or incomplete
    (Rectification); that we delete it from our records or databases when you consider that it
    is not being used in accordance with the principles, duties and obligations provided for
    in the regulations (Cancellation); and oppose the use of your personal data for specific
    purposes (Opposition). These rights are known as ARCO Rights.

    To exercise your ARCO rights, you must send an email to:
    info@meridaenglishlibrary.com
    To know the procedure and requirements for exercising the ARCO Rights, you can call
    the following telephone number 999.924.8401; go to our website
    https://meridaenglishlibrary.com to the [Policies] section, or contact the
    administration, which will process requests for the exercise of their rights and will
    answer any questions you may have regarding the processing of your information.
    The contact information of the Library administration is:
    ● E-mail: info@meridaenglishlibrary.com
    ● Telephone number: (999) 924-8401

    How can you revoke your consent to the use of your personal
    data?

    You may revoke the consent you have given to us for the processing of your personal
    data. However, it is important to note that not in all cases we will be able to meet your
    request or terminate the use immediately, as it is possible that due to some legal
    obligation we require to continue processing your personal data. Also, you must
    consider for certain purposes, the revocation of your consent will imply that we cannot
    continue to provide the service you requested, or the termination of your relationship
    with us.

    To revoke your consent you must email your request to:
    info@meridaenglishlibrary.com

    To learn about the procedure and requirements for revocation of consent, you may
    call the library administration office or send an email to the library.

    How can you limit the use or disclosure of your personal information?
    In order for you to limit the use and disclosure of your personal information, we
    suggest the following:

    ● Register in the Public Registry to Avoid Advertising, which is under the charge of the Federal Consumer's Office, so that your personal information is not used to receive advertising or promotions from companies of goods or services. For more information about this registration, you can consult the PROFECO website or contact PROFECO directly.
    ● Register on the exclusion list, so that your personal data is not used for marketing, advertising or commercial prospecting purposes by us. For more information contact the library administration office.

    This Privacy Policy may change from time to time, and you should therefore review it periodically.

    Last updated April 15th 2021

    Politicas de privacidad

    Aviso de privacidad

    Merida English Library con domicilio en Calle 53 número 524 entre Calle 66 y Calle 68, Centro, Mérida, Yucatán, México, CP 97000, es responsable del uso y protección de sus datos personales, y al respecto le informamos lo siguiente:

    ¿Para qué fines utilizaremos sus datos personales?

    Los datos personales que recabamos de usted, los utilizaremos para las siguientes finalidades que son necesarias para el servicio que solicita:

    Registro de membresía para solicitar un préstamo bibliotecario libros en préstamo.
    Recibir correos electrónicos sobre el manejo de su cuenta.

    De manera adicional utilizaremos su información personal para las siguientes finalidades que no son necesarias para el servicio solicitado, pero que nos permiten y facilitan brindarle una mejor atención:

    Difusión de las diversas actividades y eventos de la biblioteca.

    En caso de que no se desee que sus datos personales sean tratados para estos fines adicionales, desde este momento usted nos puede comunicar lo anterior por medio del envío de un correo electrónico a la dirección: info@meridaenglishlibrary.com

    La negativa para el uso de sus datos personales para estas finalidades no podrá ser un motivo para que le neguemos los servicios y productos que solicita o contrata con nosotros.

    ¿Qué datos personales utilizaremos para estos fines?

    Para llevar a cabo las finalidades descritas en el presente aviso de privacidad se usará:

    Nombre completo
    Correo electrónico
    Domicilio
    Número de teléfono


    ¿Cómo puede acceder, rectificar, cancelar sus datos personales u oponerse a su uso?

    Usted tiene derecho a conocer qué datos personales tenemos de usted, para qué los utilizamos y las condiciones de uso que le damos (Acceso). Asimismo, es su derecho solicitar la corrección de su información personal en caso de que esté desactualizada, sea inexacta o esté incompleta (Rectificación); que la eliminemos de nuestro registros o bases de datos cuando considere que la misma no está siendo utilizada conforme a los principios, deberes y obligaciones previstas en la normativa (Cancelación); así como oponerse al uso de sus datos personales para fines específicos (Oposición). Estos derechos se conocen como Derechos ARCO.


    Para ejercer sus derechos ARCO, usted deberá enviar un correo electrónico a la dirección: info@meridaenglishlibrary.com

    Para conocer el procedimiento y requisitos para ejercer los Derechos ARCO, usted podrá llamar al siguiente número de telefónico 999.924.8401; ingresar a nuestro sitio de internet https://meridaenglishlibrary.com a la sección Policies, o ponerse en contacto con la administración, la cual dará trámite a las solicitudes para el ejercicio de sus derechos y atenderá cualquier duda que pueda tener respecto al tratamiento de su información.
    Los datos de contacto de la administración son los siguientes:
    Correo electrónico: info@meridaenglishlibrary.com
    Número telefonico: (999) 924-8401


    ¿Cómo puede revocar su consentimiento para el uso de sus datos personales?

    Usted puede revocar el consentimiento que, en su caso, nos haya otorgado para el tratamiento de sus datos personales. Sin embargo, es importante que tenga en cuenta que no en todos los casos podremos atender su solicitud o concluir el uso de forma inmediata, ya que es posible que por alguna obligación legal requiramos seguir tratando sus datos personales. Asimismo, usted deberá considerar para ciertos fines, que la revocación de su consentimiento implicará que no le podamos seguir prestando el servicio que nos solicitó, o la conclusión de su relación con nosotros.

    Para revocar su consentimiento deberá enviar por correo electrónico su solicitud a: info@meridaenglishlibrary.com


    Para conocer el procedimiento y requisitos de la revocación del consentimiento, usted podrá llamar a la oficina de administración de la biblioteca o mandar un correo electrónico a la misma.

    ¿Cómo puede limitar el uso o divulgación de su información personal?

    Con objeto de que usted pueda limitar el uso y divulgación de su información personal, sugerimos realizar lo siguiente:

    Su inscripción en el Registro Público para Evitar Publicidad, que está a cargo de la Procuraduría Federal del Consumidor, con la finalidad de que sus datos personales no sean utilizados para recibir publicidad o promociones de empresas de bienes o servicios. Para mayor información sobre este registro, usted puede consultar el portal de internet de la PROFECO, o bien, ponerse en contacto directo con ésta.
    Su registro en el listado de exclusión, a fin de que sus datos personales sean tratados para fines mercadotécnicos, publicitarios o de prospección comercial por nuestra parte. Para mayor información contactar a la oficina de administración de la biblioteca.

    El presente aviso de privacidad puede verse modificado con el tiempo, por lo tanto usted debe revisarlo periódicamente.

    Última actualización 15 de abril de 2021

          

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