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Public Library Wi-Fi Internet Access Policy

Scope
This policy applies to all public Wi-Fi access located at Greensboro Public Library facilities. The City of Greensboro is not responsible for the content or quality of information retrieved.

Access and Usage
All patrons of the Greensboro Public Library wanting to use a computer at any library location must agree to the following policy. Failure to comply with this agreement may result in revocation of computer use privileges. The Greensboro Public Library assumes no responsibility for the use of the Internet by children. It is the responsibility of the parent or guardian to determine what is appropriate for children.

1. I will not use the Internet for illegal or unethical purposes.
2. I will not send, receive or display materials on a computer, including text or graphics, which may be considered inappropriate for public viewing.

The Internet
Some information found on the Internet may not be accurate, complete, or current. Users must assess the validity of the information found. Users should be aware that the Internet is not a secure medium and that third parties may be able to obtain information about users' activities.

Disclaimer
Free public Wi-Fi provides access to the Internet for all residents with a wireless card and a laptop or portable device. The availability, uptime and throughput are not guaranteed, but will be our best effort to provide the service. The City of Greensboro and the Greensboro Public Library will be held harmless for any illegal activity or information accessed whether appropriate or inappropriate while accessing the Internet via a Greensboro Public Library Wi-Fi location. In the case of minors, this responsibility rests with their parents or legal guardian. In no case does the display of any material on the Internet constitute an endorsement by the City or the Greensboro Public Library.

Confidentiality
Residents may use private laptops or portable devices to access the Internet at their own risk. The City will make every effort to provide for the privacy of users with respect to content, username and/or other pertinent information to protect confidentiality.

Last updated: 1/13/2012 1:07:17 PM