Web Services Legal Notices


The New City Library Web site is intended to provide information to the general public, library trustees, library staff, and other interested parties. Useful links to the Internet are provided as a public service to meet the informational, recreational and educational needs of the site’s users.

Any unauthorized use the New City Library web site for any purpose other than its intended use is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, attempts to alter, damage, or destroy information on the server or to interfere with system operation.


New City Library may count the number of viewers of different web pages within the sites it hosts, using standard web server log files. This information is collected in order to improve the content offered on those sites and may be used to compile statistical reports. These logs do not include IP addresses, names, phone numbers, addresses, email addresses, or other identifying personal information.

Electronic mail messages sent to individuals through New City Library mail server accounts may contain personal information that the sender has included. Email messages may be stored or forwarded to library staff in order to respond to a request for information.

New City Library adheres to the New York State Laws on Library Records (Civil Practice Laws and Rules, Section 4509), which states that library records shall be confidential and shall not be disclosed except that such records may be disclosed to the extent necessary for the proper operation of such library and shall be disclosed upon request or consent of the user or pursuant to subpoena, court order or where otherwise required by statute.


All text, graphics and other material on the library web site are property of New City Library except where specifically and otherwise noted. New City Library retains the rights to all content on the library web site. The material on the library web site may be viewed, copied, or printed for personal use provided that it is used for non-commercial purposes. Use of material on this web site for any other purpose, without the written permission of New City Library, is strictly prohibited. To request permission or to use information from this web site, please contact the director at (845)634-4997, ext. 111. When using material from the New City Library web site, a copyright notice must be included and proper credit to New City Library must appear in close proximity of the material used.

Information made available through the New City Library web site may be subject to copyright or trademark restrictions. Users are responsible for determining intellectual property rights, obtaining permission, and paying fees associated with using material. Title 17 of the U.S. Code governs reproduction and distribution of copyrighted material accessed through the New City Library web site.


The information on the New City Library web site is provided “as is.” New City Library makes no warranty, expressed or implied, including the warranty of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. New City Library does not assume any liability or responsibility for the accuracy, completeness, timeliness, or usefulness of any information on this site.

In addition, New City Library makes no warranty that the web site will be free from interruptions in functionality or availability or from viruses and other harmful computer code. New City Library reserves the right to modify information on this web site at any time. New City Library assumes no liability for damages resulting from the use of this web site.

The New City Library web site provides links to other web sites and may be linked to from other web sites. This linking does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of the content on those web sites. New City Library disclaims any responsibility for the materials contained in any web site linked to by this site or any information made available through this web site. New City Library is not responsible for the availability or operation of any site linked to by the New City Library web site.