MEMORIAL PUBLIC LIBRARY
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY FOR SUFFOLKWEB ACCOUNTS
purpose of this system is to provide free open access to the Internet and
to attendant electronic services such as e-mail and selected information
sources. The following
guidelines are presented in order to facilitate open access with as few
limitations as possible.
1. Registered library patrons in good standing may apply
for an Internet account through the Copiague Memorial Public Library.
Patrons must comply with the policies of the Library.
use of this service for unlawful purposes is prohibited.
commercial software is in violation of the copyright law.
4. Using this service to harass other users or to
interfere with their work is prohibited.
5. As this is a free service with limited capacity,
please be courteous of other users and observe the following boundaries:
your use during peak hours [8:00 a.m. – Midnight] to one hour.
your directory clean. Download
and delete e-mail files regularly.
off the system before editing and printing downloaded files.
The person in whose name the account and password was issued is
responsible at all times for its’ proper use.
attempts to degrade or disrupt system performance are prohibited.
user’s traffic that crosses another network may be subject to that
networks acceptable use policy.
with any other Library materials, parents or legal guardians are
responsible for their minor children’s use of the Internet.
Parents should let their children know if there are materials which
they do not want them to use and should supervise their child’s Internet
be advised that some material on the Internet may contain defamatory,
inaccurate, abusive, offensive, profane, sexually oriented, threatening,
racially offensive, or illegal material.
Parents of minors who allow their children to have access to the
Internet from within the Library should be aware of the existence of such
material and monitor usage by their children as necessary.
Restriction of a child’s access to the Internet is the
responsibility of the parent or guardian.
Library and Systems Administrator reserves the right to:
the account of any user who does not follow the Acceptable Use Policy.
2. Remove any account that has not been used in six 
3. Notify any user that they are using a disproportionate
amount of the disk space and that the need to download/delete files.
4. Delete files from any user’s account if that user,
once notified, has not cleaned their directory within one  week.
Public Libraries in Suffolk County and the Suffolk Cooperative Library
System exercise no control over the information passing through this
system or any responsibility for the content, accuracy, or quality of the
information obtained. Use of
any information obtained is at your own risk.
The participants in this system will not be responsible for any
damage your suffer, including the loss of data resulting from delays,
non-deliveries, mis-deliveries or service interruptions.
Copyright Law [title 17, U.S. Code] prohibits the unauthorized
reproduction of copyrighted materials, except as permitted by the
principles of “fair use”. Users
may not copy or distribute electronic materials [including electronic
mail, text, images, programs or data] without the explicit permission of
the copyright holder. Responsibility
for any consequences of copyright infringement lies with the user, the
Library expressly disclaims any liability or responsibility resulting from