On Koha-Suomi version there is possible to log any viewing action of patron information. This feature is made because of GDPR. On community version only modifications to patron information is logged.
Koha community wiki page about improve data protection and patron privacy
There are several ways for restricting viewing patron information.
Staff permission settings: Patron information
- You can restrict from viewing and modifying whole patron information
- You can set if a staff member is allowed to see information from other libraries
Reducing Patron information from Check out window
Use system preference HidePersonalPatronDetailOnCirculation to hide patron contact information on the circulation page.
When reducing patron information on checkout, you also should set system preference PatronAutoComplete/Don’t try. The quick list of patrons do include patron contact details and there is no way to filter them out.
Check out view when Patron information is reduced
- Only patron name (other name), cardnumber, borrowernumber, category and branch is shown on check out view.
Views showing patron personal information
|ACTION||VIEW||ACCESS TO PERSONAL INFORMATION||NEED TO LOG ACCESS||NOTE|
|Search patrons||cgi-bin/koha/members/members-home.pl||?||If logged, increases log size|
|Patron edit||cgi-bin/koha/members/memberentry.pl||YES? (even starting edit without saving)|
|Circulation (when ||cgi-bin/koha/circ/circulation.pl||NO?|
Patron: Routing lists
Patron: Purchase suggestions
|Circulation: Holds queue||cgi-bin/koha/circ/view_holdsqueue.pl||NO?|
|Circulation: Holds to pull||cgi-bin/koha/circ/pendingreserves.pl||NO?|
|Circulation: Holds awaiting pickup||cgi-bin/koha/circ/waitingreserves.pl||NO?|
|Circulation: Overdues with fines||cgi-bin/koha/circ/branchoverdues.pl||NO?|
|Reports: Run a report||Depending on report various patron information.||Log running of report?|