Village of Lincolnwood Guest Wireless Policy

Before users connect to the Village of Lincolnwood Guest Wireless Network Internet connection (Village Hotspot), please take a few moments to review the paragraphs that follow.

NOTICE. READ THIS POLICY CAREFULLY, INDICATING YOUR ACCEPTANCE BELOW, BEFORE CONTINUING ACCESS AND USE OF THE VILLAGE HOTSPOT. THE VILLAGE IS WILLING TO PROVIDE THE USE OF THE VILLAGE HOTSPOT TO YOU ON THE CONDITION THAT YOU ACCEPT ALL OF THE TERMS CONTAINED IN THIS POLICY. IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS, THE VILLAGE IS UNWILLING TO PROVIDE THE VILLAGE HOTSPOT TO YOU.

SECURITY WARNING: The Village Hotspot is an open network provided for your convenience, and you use it at your own risk. It is available to the general public, and is NOT SECURE. The Village cannot and does not guarantee the privacy of your data and communication while using the Village Hotspot.

There are potentially serious security issues with any computer connected to the Internet without appropriate protection. Viruses, worms and other programs can damage your computer, or there may be attacks on your computer by unauthorized or unwanted third parties. By using the Village Hotspot, you acknowledge and knowingly accept the potentially serious risks of accessing the Internet over an unsecured network. Your use of the Village Hotspot will leave electronic information in the public domain. Internet communications are not private, nor are they confidential. Wireless users should never transmit their credit card information, passwords, or any other sensitive personal information while using the Village Hotspot. Parents and guardians are expected to monitor their minor children’s use of the Internet. For further information on how to protect yourself on this open network, consult a computer security professional.

You acknowledge and agree that YOUR USE OF THE VILLAGE HOTSPOT IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

Any restriction or monitoring of a minor’s access to the Village Hotspot is the sole responsibility of such minor’s parent or guardian. If you have problems accessing the Internet over the Village Hotspot, please refer to the owner’s manual for your device or other support services offered by your device manufacturer.

The dissemination, storage or distribution of material that is fraudulent, sexually explicit, profane, defamatory or unlawful is strictly prohibited. The dissemination, storage or distribution of commercial or personal advertisements, solicitations, and promotions are also strictly prohibited. The Village reserves the right to monitor all use of the Village Hotspot.

By using the Village Hotspot, you also agree to all terms set forth in the following Disclaimer.

1. The Village Hotspot provided “AS IS”. The Village Hotspot provides Wi-Fi access to the Internet on an “as is” basis with all risks inherent in such access.

2. The Village Hotspot provided “AS AVAILABLE”. The Village Hotspot is provided on an “as available” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, that the Village Hotspot will be uninterrupted or error-free, including but not limited to vagaries of weather, disruption of service, acts of God, warranties of title, non-infringement, NOR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. No information given by the Village, any independent providers of the Village Hotspot or their respective employees shall create such a warranty.

3. Indemnity. Under no circumstances shall the Village, any independent providers of the Village Hotspot, their affiliates, agents, or employees, be liable for any direct, indirect, incidental, special, punitive or consequential damages that result in any way from your use of or inability to use the Village Hotspot or to access the Internet or any part thereof, or your reliance on or use of information, services or merchandise provided on or through the Village Hotspot, or that result from mistakes, omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation, or transmission, or any failure of performance. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless the Village, including any independent providers of the Village Hotspot, their affiliates, agents, or employees, from any claim, liability, loss, damage, cost, or expense (including without limitation reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or related to your use of the Village Hotspot, any materials downloaded or uploaded through the Village Hotspot, any actions taken by you in connection with your use of the Village Hotspot, any sites you visit, or transactions that might take place, any violation of any third party’s rights or an violation of law or regulation, or any breach of this Agreement.

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