All users are required to use this access in a legal and responsible manner, consistent with the educational and informational purposes for which it is provided.
Any of the following actions may result in suspension or loss of library privileges, including removal from the library and/or criminal prosecution or other legal action. Unacceptable use of Internet access provided through the Chatfield Public Library includes but is not limited to:
- Illegal activities, including use of the library’s electronic resources for illegal or criminal purposes.
- Activities that present health or security risks.
- Interference with the use or enjoyment of the library by others.
- Disruption of the normal flow of library operations.
- Viewing or downloading visual material that local community standards or Minnesota Statute 617.241 considers obscene.
- Damage or alteration of library property, including but not limited to software or hardware components of a local or remote computer or computing systems; and/or use of programs that infiltrate a computer or computing systems.
- Defamation, uploading any harmful form of programming, vandalism or “hacking.”
- Violation of the legal protection provided by copyright laws and licenses for print, electronic, video or digital resources, programs and data, including downloading or transmitting confidential or trade secret information.
- Assuming the identity of another person without the explicit authorization of the other person, including but not limited to seeking information on, obtaining copies of, or modifying files, data or passwords belonging to other users of the library’s electronic resources.
- Compromising the safety and security of minors when using email and other direct electronic communications, including giving out private information.
Periodically there are problems with any Internet connection and we make no guarantee that you will be able to make a wireless connection 100% of the time.
Library staff cannot accept the liability of handling your equipment; therefore, we are not able to provide technical assistance. Please consult your user’s manual and/or whomever provides technical support for your equipment.
The library assumes no responsibility for the safety of your equipment, for configuration of your equipment, or for the security of data sent or received via the wireless network.
Wireless access at the library is not filtered. Any restriction or monitoring of a minor’s access to the library’s wireless network is the sole responsibility of the parent or guardian.
Users may not plug equipment into the Library’s computer network.
By choosing to use this free service, you agree to abide by the Chatfield Public Library’s Wireless Access User Agreement.