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Open Wireless Disclaimer
Central Virginia Community College (CVCC) provides free wireless Internet hotspots
in various locations across the main campus and our off-site centers in Altavista,
Amherst, Appomattox and Bedford.
Wireless Fidelity (Wi-Fi) lets you access the Internet without cables or wires. With
a wireless networking card in your privately owned laptop, PDA, or any Wi-Fi enabled
device, you can go online from various locations inside CVCC and our off-site centers.
As the configuration of each manufacturer's device is unique, please refer to your
documentation for connection instructions. CVCC staff cannot be responsible for
assisting you in making changes to your devices.
SECURITY WARNING AND DISCLAIMER
WARNING: This free Service is an open network provided for your convenience and its
use is at your own risk. It is available to the general public, and is NOT INHERENTLY
SECURE. The providers and CVCC cannot and do not guarantee the privacy of your data
and communication while using this Service.
There are potentially serious issues with any computer connected to the Internet
without the appropriate security protection, ranging from viruses, worms and other
programs that can damage the user's computer, to attacks on the computer by
unauthorized or unwanted third parties. By using this Service, you acknowledge and
knowingly accept these potentially serious risks of accessing the Internet over an
unsecured network. It is recommended that users take steps to protect their own
computer system, such as installing current anti-virus software and maintaining
appropriate firewall protection on their computer devices. CVCC provides free
anti-virus protection for faculty, staff and students. The anti-virus software can
be obtained at http://learn.vccs.edu. For further information on how to protect your
computer devices while using this open network, consult a security professional.
By using this Service, you acknowledge and agree that YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.
Also, by using the Service, you agree to all terms set forth in the following Disclaimer.
- Service provided AS IS. This Service provides
access to the Internet on an as is basis with all the risks inherent in such
access. The providers of the Service and CVCC make no warranty that the Service,
or that any information, software, or other material accessible on the Service,
is free of viruses, worms, Trojan horses or other harmful components. By
connecting, the user acknowledges and accepts the risks associated with public
access to the Internet and public use of an unsecured wireless network.
- Service provided AS AVAILABLE. The Service is
provided on an as available basis without warranties of any kind, either
expressed or implied, that the Service will be uninterrupted or error-free,
including but not limited to vagaries of weather, disruption of Service, acts of
God, warranties of title, no infringement, NOR IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF
MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. No advice or information
given by the CVCC, providers, affiliates, or contractors of the Service or their
respective employees shall create such a warranty.
- Indemnity. User agrees to indemnify and hold
harmless the providers of the Service, including affiliates, agents, and
contractors thereof, from any claim, liability, loss, damage, cost, or expense
(including without limitation reasonable attorney's fees) that result in any way
from the user's use of, or inability to use, the Service, or to access the
Internet or any part thereof, or user's reliance on or use of information,
services or merchandise provided on or through the Service and/or any materials
downloaded or uploaded through the Service, or that result from mistakes,
omissions, interruptions, deletion of files, errors, defects, delays in operation,
or transmission , or any failure of performance, any actions taken by you in
connection with your use of the Service, or any violation of any third party's
rights or a violation of law or regulation.