Terms and Conditions

Gloucestershire Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Library Services

Borrowing Responsibilities

  • Each reader is responsible for all items issued to their borrower card until all loans have been returned
  • The Library Service must be notified of any change of address or relevant personal details
  • Borrower cards can be used at any other Southwest or Thames Valley / Wessex NHS Library provided that library's rules and regulations are adhered to
  • It is the reader’s responsibility to return items to this Library on or before the due date
  • We will charge fines for the late return of loans at a rate of 20p per day per book up to a maximum of £10 per book
  • If items are still not returned after the receipt of overdue notices (sent via email), a charge for the cost of the item will be made
  • Readers must comply with the Copyright Law in their use of any material they borrow or use in the Library


Data Protection

  • I understand my personal responsibilities under the Data Protection Act (1998), in particular: to ensure that to the best of my knowledge, data used by me is accurate and, where necessary, kept up to date.
  • I accept that my details here will be held on the library management system in accordance with the Data Protection Act (1998). They will only be used for legitimate library processes by library staff or a third party to facilitate an effective service.
  • I understand that my information may be kept electronically and in paper format for a maximum of 5 years