Privacy Policy

Who we are

Connecticut Center for the Book is a subsidiary of Connecticut Humanities and an affiliate of the Library of Congress Center for the Book.

Physical Address

CT Center of the Book
c/o CT Humanities
100 Riverview Center
Middletown, CT 06457

Phone: 860.685.2260

Our website address is:

What personal data we collect and why we collect it

Directory information

This site is a directory and contains information about people, places and events. Authors are invited to apply for inclusion based on certain criteria such as an address, phone number and email address. This information is not included in the directory post; it is merely to verify residency and provide contact information for CT Center for the Book. If an author opts to include a website or social media address, these are included in the directory listing.

Venues hosting events will include an address and contact information and that information is retained for future use should the hosting venue opt to include other events.


This website does not accept comments.


If you upload images to the website, you should avoid uploading images with embedded location data (EXIF GPS) included. Visitors to the website can download and extract any location data from images on the website.

Contact forms

If you opt to sign up for a newsletter your contact information is collected by MailMunch and forwarded on to MailChimp, an e-newsletter service.


If you have an account and you log in to this site, we will set a temporary cookie to determine if your browser accepts cookies. This cookie contains no personal data and is discarded when you close your browser.

When you log in, we will also set up several cookies to save your login information and your screen display choices. Login cookies last for two days, and screen options cookies last for a year. If you select “Remember Me”, your login will persist for two weeks. If you log out of your account, the login cookies will be removed.

If you edit or publish an article, an additional cookie will be saved in your browser. This cookie includes no personal data and simply indicates the post ID of the article you just edited. It expires after 1 day.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.). Embedded content from other websites behaves in the exact same way as if the visitor has visited the other website.

These websites may collect data about you, use cookies, embed additional third-party tracking, and monitor your interaction with that embedded content, including tracing your interaction with the embedded content if you have an account and are logged in to that website.


CT Center for the book uses Google Analytics and WP Engine’s Content Performance tools to get an overall picture as to what aspects of the site are used. CT Center for the Book does not track individual actions in visits to the site. Both comply with GDPR requirements.

Who we share your data with

Connecticut Center for the Book is a subsidiary of Connecticut Humanities (CTH) and may share information with CTH.

How long we retain your data

For users that register on our website (if any), we also store the personal information they provide in their user profile. All users can see, edit, or delete their personal information at any time (except they cannot change their username). Website administrators can also see and edit that information.

What rights you have over your data

If you have an account on this site you can request to receive an exported file of the personal data we hold about you, including any data you have provided to us. You can also request that we erase any personal data we hold about you. This does not include any data we are obliged to keep for administrative, legal, or security purposes.


We collect information about you during the add listing process on our site. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, phone number, address, locations details including GPS co-ordinates and any other details that might be requested from you for the purpose of adding your business/personal listings.

Handling this data also allows us to:

  • Display this information in a public facing manner (such as a web page or API request) and allow website users to search and view submitted listing information.
  • Send you important account/order/service information.
  • Provide a way for users to contact your listing via the provided contact information.
  • Notify you of user interactions such as but not limited to review and contact notifications.
  • Respond to your queries or complaints.
  • Set up and administer your account, provide technical and/or customer support, and to verify your identity. We do this on the basis of our legitimate business interests.

Listing contact forms

We may collect information about you when you submit a contact form to a listing. This information may include, but is not limited to, your name, email address, IP address and contact texts.

Handling this data also allows us to:

  • Send your contact message and details to the listings contact email.
  • Monitor the contact system for spam and abuse.

Your contact information

To request information please email

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