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Wireless Policy

Elsa Public Library


Wireless Access Policy
Wireless Internet access is provided free of charge by the Elsa Public Library for patrons who have the required hardware and software needed for this service. Wireless Internet access users must agree to the following conditions.
1. Users will comply with the Elsa Public Library Acceptable Use Policies for Electronic Library Services and Internet Resources.
2. The laptop owner is responsible for setting up their equipment to access the Elsa Public Library Wireless Network. Library Staff is not permitted to handle patrons’ laptop or peripheral equipment.
3. Library staff is not allowed to configure patron’s laptops, nor can they provide assistance in connecting to the wireless network.
4. The library will not assume responsibility for the safety of equipment, for laptop configuration, or for security of data files resulting from connection to the library’s wireless service.
5. Virus and security protection is the responsibility of the patron. No public access hotspot is secure, so anti-virus and firewall software is highly recommended.
6. The library does not guarantee that any particular web site or electronic transaction will work.
7. The library’s Wireless Network may be unavailable or be halted, suspended, or interrupted at any time without prior warning.
8. Gambling, pornography and Internet telephony are not permitted on the library’s Wireless Network.
9. Patrons disturbing others will be asked of leave the library.
10. No printing is available on the Wireless Network.
11. Wireless Service is only available during Library Hours.
12. The library uses Filtering Software to access the Wireless Service but filters are not 100% reliable.
13. USE LIBRARY POWER AT YOUR OWN RISK...
The Library encourages parents to supervise their children’s Internet and World Wide Web use. The Library Staff do not act in the place of a parent to restrict what a child may access.
If you do not agree to the above terms, please disable your wireless connection or turn of your computer.


APPROVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON: 3/17/2009