Internet Use Contract:
Patrons are welcome to access the Internet in
the library under the following conditions and
restrictions. Failure to comply with these restrictions will
result in the immediate loss of library Internet privileges.
Users are required to be sensitive to the
public nature of shared facilities and may not display
sexually explicit, hate-related or intentionally
harmful/disturbing graphics or images,
on library Internet workstations, or on personal wireless capable
The Library does not monitor and has no
control over the content of the Internet. User discretion is
advised. Each user is solely responsible for evaluating the
validity and usefulness of information found on the Internet
and the Library has no liability or responsibility arising
from access to or use of Internet resources.
Wireless Internet users must agree to the
their own wireless (802.11 b/g) capable devices.
Internet users must not:
- Use another's password or identity.
- Transfer or download programs and
executable files to library workstations.
- Violate U.S. Copyright laws.
- Load personal software onto library
- Use the Internet workstations or the
library's network for any illegal activity or to harass
- Tamper with library Internet equipment or
try to exploit gaps in system security.
- Gain access to unauthorized resources or
- Invade anyone's personal privacy.
- Use library Internet workstations for more than
one hour per day.
- Remain in the Internet workstation area
after their session ends.
their privacy, Internet users must log off
at the end of their
To log off, click on the "End Session" button in the upper right corner of the screen.
The library reserves the right to
investigate any improper use of shared computing resources.
Due to the high volume of computer users, if a computer
user leaves the Internet workstation area for more than 10
minutes during an open session, the session may be closed
and the computer made available to another user.
Unattended belongings left at computer workstations may be
transferred to the Lost and Found.
- Thousand Oaks Library's wireless network
is unsecured. The library cannot guarantee
the safety of data transmitted across its
- When accessing the Internet through an
unsecured wireless network there is the
possibility that data sent to or from
your wireless device is monitored,
captured, or altered.
- Thousand Oaks Library assumes no
responsibility for the configurations,
security or changes to personal data files resulting from
your connecting to the
- The Library assumes no
responsibility for the safety of equipment;
users must keep their equipment with them at
- Library staff does not provide
technical assistance. There is no
guarantee that users will be able to make a
- In using this free
Internet access, I agree and hereby release,
indemnify, and hold harmless, the City of
Thousand Oaks, its officers and employees,
and any affiliate, from any damage that may
result from use of this wireless access.
- While using this wireless
access, I acknowledge that I am subject to,
and agree to abide by all laws, and all
rules and regulations of the City of
Thousand Oaks, County of Ventura, the State
of California, and the federal government
that are applicable to Internet use.