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Internet Usage Policy
Cranberry Public Library Internet Usage Policy
This policy is intended to ensure appropriate use of the Internet at this member library.

This member library uses a technology protection measure that blocks and/or filters Internet access.

Internet users will use only the Library Barcode Number assigned to them by the Library.


I. Minor Use of the Internet (Individuals under the age of 18)


Parent or guardian will remain onsite for all minors under the age of 12.

Parental approval is required for staff members to disable the filter for minors at each visit.

Minors shall not access material that is obscene, pornographic or deemed "harmful to minors."

Minors shall not engage in "hacking" or attempts to otherwise compromise system security.

Minors shall not engage in any illegal activities on the Internet.

Minors should use caution in their use of electronic mail, chat rooms, and other forms of direct electronic communications, as these forms of communication can expose minors to dangerous situations.

Minors should never disclose personal information, such as name, school, address, and telephone number to strangers on the Internet.


II. Adult Use of the Internet

Adults shall not access material that is obscene or pornographic.

Adults shall not engage in "hacking" or attempts to otherwise compromise system security.

Adults shall not engage in any illegal activities on the Internet.

If requested, the technology protection measure that blocks and/or filters Internet access may be disabled by a staff member.

 

Any violation of this policy may result in loss of library-provided access to the Internet or

additional disciplinary action. When and where applicable, law enforcement agencies may be

involved.

(This policy replaced the Computer Usage Policy dated 2/12/2007)