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1.5. Privacy Waiver: Allow an Other to Use My Account

Here's a short video about the Privacy Waiver feature:  Allow Others To Use My Account

This feature is designed so that a person can grant another person permission to pick up items and borrow on their behalf.

As the feature is designed, the patron can update this information from their own My Account, or Staff can enter the information.


How does it look and function for patrons?

Below is the view from My Account of the feature in the OPAC.  You can find it in the Search and History Preferences tab.



How does it look and function for staff?

In the Register Patron / Edit Patron screen look for the User Settings.  When the feature is active, you will see Allow others to use my account and a button for Add Person.  After you click on Add Person, there is a box to enter the person's name (recommend standard practice if you want to enter Name.  Then check the boxes that the person is allowed to do.  You can Add Persons many times so multiple people can use the account.





If you location wants to begin using this feature, and you have agreement on how it will be implemented and what front-line staff need to know about this feature, follow the instructions below or request that SPARK Support turn on this feature.

How can a location activate this feature?  

If you location wants to begin using this feature, and you have agreement on how it will be implemented and what front-line staff need to know about this feature, follow the instructions below or request that SPARK Support turn on this feature.

  1. Administration-->Local Administration-->Library Settings Editor.
  2. Find the setting by searching for Privacy.
  3. Edit the setting for your ORG to True. 

Be sure that you have local agreement on how it will be implemented and what front-line staff need to know about this feature.


Locations who have already set the feature to True are listed here with true as the New Value:


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