In the interest of all users of the library service, you must agree to be bound by the following terms and conditions.
All Internet and email use is logged. Your use of the internet and this computer may be monitored for any activity in contravention of this agreement.
Users must not behave in a manner that disrupts other users of library services. In particular:-
Certain uses of the computer are prohibited. These are:
Users should also be aware that risks are attached to some online activities. In particular:
You should be aware that whilst the Internet contains a wealth of valuable information, it also contains material that is inaccurate, out-of date, controversial, offensive and/or illegal.
Powys Library, Information and Archive Service reserves the right to terminate sessions and refuse further computer access to any individual contravening this agreement.
Library staff on site will determine whether any computer activity is unacceptable and this determination will be subject to confirmation by a senior officer of the library.
In addition, Library staff may also direct computer users to remove any inappropriate images or text from the screen, if, in the staff member's judgement, the image or text is displayed in such a way that other library users cannot reasonably avoid viewing it. In the event of non-cooperation library staff will terminate the computer session and further computer access will be denied.
As well as the loss of computer privileges, other local authority disciplinary options may be applied, including criminal prosecution.
In the case of a junior computer user who violates this Acceptable Use Policy, the parent or guardian who signed the consent form may be notified.
You should ensure that you have the necessary permission to copy information from the Internet. If in doubt, you should check with the source of the information. It is illegal to download copy protected music or video files from the internet or to copy music CDs without the necessary permission, and anybody found doing so will have their computer session terminated. Further computer access may also be denied.
Your use of this computer may be monitored for any activity in contravention of this agreement.