Privacy Policy


The Record Shelf is committed to ensuring that your data is stored in a private, confidential, and secure manner. This privacy policy statement (“Privacy Policy”) applies to The Record Shelf website and is intended to provide you with notice of our information management practices, including the information gathered, how it is used and safeguarded, and the degree to which you may control the maintenance and sharing of your information. 

Secure Connection

All web pages on The Record Shelf that require login are accessed through a secure encrypted connection (SSL). All transmission of information (between end-user and server, and server and The Record Shelf), as well as the long-term retention of data, is done so through using encryption technology. 

Data Security

The Record Shelf is adhering to strict administrative, technical, and procedural measures to protect your data. Your data can only be accessed by accredited members of the Record Shelf. All registered profiles on The Record Shelf are password protected, and passwords are encrypted in the database.

Data Collected

The Record Shelf registration process collects the following information:

  • Email Address
  • Username & Password
  • Registration Code
  • How the user heard of The Record Shelf

The information collected here is required for administration purposes. They are stored in the registrant's account settings and are not visible to the public, or any or registered users. Any additional information entered by the registrant under the "Edit Profile" section of the website after the user has registered will be visible to the public on the user's profile page.

Visitor Statistics and Analytics

The Record Shelf may collect behavioural statistics of its visitors to the Record Shelf website. The Record Shelf may display this information publicly or provide it to others as needed; however, no personally identifiable information will be shared to the public.

Breach Notification

Should there be any breach of security to the server hosting the The Record Shelf website, the Record Shelf team will notify all impacted users about when the breach occurred and what potential data was observed or compromised in the breach. The Record Shelf team will take all necessary steps to remedy the breach of information and to recover any loss or stolen information.

Session Cookies and Website Visitors

Cookies are files that are sent to your browser from a website’s server. The cookie does not contain personally identifiable information. To improve performance, The Record Shelf uses session cookies when you visit the website. Your Internet browser stores the session cookie on your computer's hard drive, and this is accessed by The Record Shelf upon your next visit.

By using the Record Shelf website, you consent to the use of cookies. You can always choose to reject cookies at any time by changing your browser settings (if your browser permits). However it is worth noting that certain features are only available through the use of cookies and if you choose not to accept cookies, such features may not be available to you.

The Record Shelf uses session cookies to register your preferred browser settings e.g., language preference. If your browser is set up to avoid cookies, The Record Shelf will still function, but you will use the default settings every time you enter the systems.

Contact The Record Shelf

Please send any questions, concerns or inquiries using the contact form.