Wireless Access Agreement

The Omaha Public Library offers wireless Internet access for properly equipped laptops, PDAs, and other wireless devices. You are expected to use the Library's wireless access in a legal and responsible manner consistent with the educational and informational purposes for which it is provided. Users may not violate federal, Nebraska, or local laws including the transmission or receiving of child pornography or harmful material, fraud, or downloading copyrighted material.

Users of the wireless network are also bound by the library's Internet Use and Safety Policy. Violations may result in loss of library privileges or access. Unlawful activities will be referred to the appropriate legal authority and will be dealt with in a serious and appropriate manner.

This free service is an open network provided for your convenience and its use is at your own risk. It is available to the general public, and is NOT INHERENTLY SECURE. Omaha Public Library cannot and will not guarantee the privacy of your data and communication while using the service.

There are potentially serious security issues with any computer connected to the Internet without the appropriate protection, ranging from viruses, worms and other programs that can damage the user's computer, to attacks on the computer by unauthorized or unwanted third parties. By using this service, you acknowledge and knowingly accept the potentially serious risks of accessing the Internet over an unsecured network. Omaha Public Library is not responsible for any damages, direct or indirect, or for any liability that may arise from a patron’s use of the library’s Internet services, for any personal information (e.g. credit card) that is compromised, or for any damage caused to your hardware or software due to electric surges, security issues or consequences caused by viruses or hacking.

As the configuration of each manufacturer's device is unique, please refer to your documentation for connection instructions. Library staff cannot be responsible for assisting you in making changes to your devices. There is no guarantee that you will be able to make a wireless connection, that the service will be available at any specific time, or that the connection will have any specific quality or speed.
By using this service you acknowledge the above and agree that YOUR USE OF THIS SERVICE IS SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.