Internet Use Agreement
All users accessing the Internet through the library
must agree to abide by the following rules:
- The library uses software to block access
to Internet sites that violate the Child’s Internet Protection Act.
Library users who believe that access has been blocked to a site
that does not violate the Childhood Internet Protection Act may
request that the library staff unblock the site.
- The Iredell County Public Library is not
liable or responsible for any loss or damage incurred by any library
user accessing the Internet through the library’s public use
computers. This includes, but is not limited to, any loss associated
by buying or selling merchandise or services through the Internet,
theft of credit card or other financial data, any personal
information disclosed through the Internet, or any other information
or data transmitted through the Internet.
- Users age 12 to 17 require a Public
Computer Use Agreement signed by a Parent, Guardian or Legal Care
Giver. Users age 18 and over require a signed Public Computer Use
- The reception, transmission, or display of
sexually explicit images, messages, or cartoons, or an transmission
or use of communications containing ethnic slurs, racial epithets,
or any other material that may be construed as harassment or
disparagement of others based on their race, national origin, sex,
sexual orientation, age, disability or religious or political
beliefs is prohibited.
- Misuse of e-mail or other communications
to defraud, threaten, harass or misrepresent oneself to others is
- Illegally adding, deleting, copying,
modifying or "hacking" files or programs on the computer or any
other computer or network accessible through the local network or
the Internet is prohibited..
- Violating copyright laws or software
license restrictions. Misrepresentation of self by password or
signature is prohibited.
- Unauthorized disclosure, use and
dissemination of personal information regarding minors is
Adopted by the Iredell County Board of Commissioners