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Addison Township Public Library

Internet and Computer Usage Policies

 

User Responsibilities – Public Computers

 

The privacy of others must be respected.

 

Users shall not subject others to sexually explicit or obscene sites.

 

Users will be limited to a 30-minute session when there are patrons waiting.

 

The library staff may not be able to provide immediate technical assistance, and no guarantee can be made that they will be able to solve the problem.

 

Printer charges are .10 for each side of black and white, and $1.00 for color. Oversized paper will be .20 for each side.

 

Users are responsible for damages to the equipment or software occurring at the time of their usage.

 

Children cannot be left unattended while parent/guardian is using the Internet. The parent/guardian may be asked to leave the computer in order to supervise them.

                                                                                                                                                                    

Only covered beverages are allowed at the computer workstations.

 

Wireless Internet Access

No wireless network is completely secure.  Information sent to and from your wireless device may be captured by others with a wireless device and appropriate software.

 

The library assumes no responsibility for any damage, theft, alterations, interference or loss of any kind to a user’s equipment, software, data files or other personal property brought into or used at the library’s facilities.

 

Library staff may provide limited technical assistance, but no guarantee can be made that you will be able to make a wireless connection.  Library staff cannot accept the liability of handling non-library equipment.

 

If you are not sure if your wireless device has this functionality, please check with the manufacturer or supplier of your equipment.

 

Printing is not available through the wireless access.  Users who want to print will need to save to a removable (USB) drive or use a public workstation to print.

 

The Internet and Minors

Parents/guardians must supervise children at all times when the minor is using the public computers.

 

The Addison Township Public Library cannot be responsible for the content of the Internet.

Revised September 22, 2015

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