WiFi Rules and Regulations

  1. The Franklin Square Public Library provides open access to the Internet to patrons who have agreed to the following rules and regulations.
  2. Users are prohibited from engaging in inappropriate network usage including hacking and other unlawful activities and must comply with all State and Federal laws including all U.S. copyright regulations.
  3. Library Internet access shall not be used to display, transmit or distribute threatening material; expressions of bigotry, racism or hate; obscene or sexually explicit material; or material protected by trade secret. Viewing of certain materials in the Library may be considered unlawful. Without wishing to censor access, the Library reserves the right to prohibit material that is unlawful for viewing in public areas or in violation of Library policy.
  4. Users may not alter or damage the Library’s equipment or software and will be held financially responsible for damage.
  5. The Franklin Square Public Library cannot be held responsible for any loss of privacy, fees incurred and/or personal harm caused to patrons due to disclosing of personal information over the Internet. Patrons, especially minors, should exercise extreme caution before giving their names, telephone numbers, addresses, credit card numbers or other personal information out over the Internet, since it is not known who is receiving and for what purpose it is being used.
  6. Failure to comply with Library’s rules and regulations will result in the termination of the user’s Internet access privileges PERMANENTLY. Appeals by library patrons relating to the revocation of Internet privileges shall be made to the Board of Trustees in writing in accordance with the procedure set forth in the Library’s maintenance of Public Order Policy.
  7. The Library reserves the right to modify this policy at any time.