Privacy Policy

Website visitors

This site, Discover, allows users to browse and search for the holdings of the Community Archives of Belleville and Hastings County. Public users do not need to log in and will not be asked for any personally identifying information.

Discover uses cookies in order to enable browsing and loading of certain types of content. A cookie is a string of information that a website stores on a visitor’s computer, and that the visitor’s browser provides to the website each time the visitor returns. Visitors to AtoM sites who do not wish to have cookies placed on their computers should set their browsers to refuse cookies. However, certain features may not function properly without the aid of cookies.

We use Google Analytics ( to gather statistics on page views, site usage, user location, and other data on site visits. Information collected by Google Analytics is stored and processed by Google, according to the Google Ads Data Processing Terms. (

None of the information gathered through the use of cookies or Google Analytics is used for any purpose other than the ones described above.

Logged-in users

Users who log in have user accounts with usernames and passwords. This information is collected solely for the purpose of enabling users to log in to the software and is not disclosed to third parties.