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Computers conditions of use

Wiltshire Libraries Online

  • Wiltshire Libraries Online is a monitored system
  • A log is kept of all actions taken by people using Wiltshire Libraries Online
  • If it comes to the attention of Library Service personnel that these Conditions of Use have been broken, the internet accesses for that session will be checked
  • Appropriate action will be taken where it is considered necessary to do so
  • This will be proportionate to the nature of the problem but may include passing information to the police where there is reasonable cause to believe that a crime may have been committed 

Hacking and Tampering

  • You must not attempt to break into any site that you are not authorised to access
  • You must not tamper with the hardware or alter the software, security systems or setup of the computers, printers or scanners
  • If you do this, your use will be revoked

Please ask staff before attaching hardware devices such as digital cameras or MP3 players to the machines.
The council does not accept liability in any way for loss or damage to any equipment used with our machines.

Ordering Goods and Services

  • You can use the computers to order goods and services over the Internet at your own risk
  • The council does not accept liability in any way for queries, complaints, loss, damage or any claim whatsoever arising from such third party transactions

Computer health and safety

We recommend that when using computers you should:

  • Take a 10-minute break in every hour
  • Adjust your chair to a comfortable working height
  • Put any information to be copied onto screen on the side most comfortable to you
  • Allow yourself enough work space
  • Allow room for books, or forms alongside terminal
  • Give yourself enough leg space
  • Adjust monitors to avoid glare on the screen

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