The Friends of the Santa Maria Public Library (FSMPL), a501c3 non-profit organization, places the privacy of their members and visitors to our website to a high priority. This policy explains the type of information collected by FSMPL and how it is used.

Members of the FSMPL and donors voluntarily provide their contact information. This information is used for limited specific purposes, such as sending out our newsletter and announcements of meetings and activities and events. Anyone receiving information from the FSMP that wishes to opt out may do so at any time by contacting us.

The FSMPL does not rent, sell or share contact information with any organization or person outside of our organization.

Our website,, may contain links to external sources. The privacy practices of external sources are not under our domain. Uses of external sources is solely at the risk of the user.

Our website is protected with a security certificate, and malware protection. We use cookies to personalize content, to provide social media features and to analyze our website traffic. No personal data is stored on our website.

This privacy policy is reviewed periodically, and users should check it frequently. Any modifications will be posted on our website. Continued use of our website or other communications after modifications are posted will be deemed user agreement to the modified terms.