Privacy Policy

Who we are

PALS provides support for library technology in MN and helps MnPALS consortium members collaborate. PALS is firmly committed to maintaining appropriate data privacy. Our data gathering and dissemination are governed by state and federal laws, including the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act, Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 13.

PALS, A Program of Minnesota State
Phone: 507.389.2000
Toll Free: 1.877.466.5465

Mailing address:
Minnesota State University, Mankato
3022 Memorial Library
Mankato, MN 56001

If you have concerns about the privacy of this website, reach us here.


What personal data we collect and why we collect it


We use Matomo to analyze traffic and help us improve your user experience. We process your IP address and location along with usage information such as page views and date/time. Cookies are stored on your browser for 13 months. This data is only processed by us. Read Matomo’s privacy policy here.

Contact forms

We use Gravity Forms for our contact forms. We only collect name and email address to communicate with you. We keep this information indefinitely. Read Gravity Forms’ privacy policy here.

Embedded content from other websites

Articles on this site may include embedded content (e.g. videos, images, articles, etc.) or links out to content on other websites. This content is not under our control. This 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 tracking your interaction with the embedded content. You must read the privacy statements at these external sites to learn of their privacy policies.


Who we share your data with

We do not share personal data from our website with anyone beyond our employees. We do not use external hosting.

How long we retain your data

We keep contact form entries and analytics data indefinitely.