NSU University School Student/Parent Handbook 2016-2017

Page 48 f) Respecting the privacy of other library patrons, NSU employees and/or NSU students by not monitoring or interfering with their use of NSU computers and the internet, nor attempting to access, use or modify another’s passwords, data or files; g) Complying with the guidelines of and laws governing any network or site to which the computer user may connect; h) Refraining from accessing any other computer system without authorization; i) Refraining from damaging computer equipment, software or data belonging to NSU or of other users, of which includes the files on NSU computer hard drives; j) Refraining from attempting to circumvent any NSU data protection or security measure; k) Refraining from use which disrupts or modifies network services, including but not limited to distributing computer viruses, installing or using encryption software or blocking communication lines within a computer system or the NSU network; and/or l) Refraining from using NSU computer and internet networks as an Internet Service Provider by reselling, sharing or otherwise redistributing NSU internet service or any portion thereof to a third party in any manner. VI. Policy Accountability, Violations and Sanctions All users of NSU Library computers must read and abide by these policies. Depending on the severity of an offense and any pattern of behavior, Library users found in violation of these policies may be: asked to provide identification to Library staff and/or NSU campus security, directed to leave the premises, suspended from use of the Library computers and/or internet for a period of time or indefinitely, suspended from access to all NSU Library facilities for a period of time, suspended from access to all NSU Library facilities indefinitely with refusal of future access and/or reported to the appropriate authorities. Further disciplinary or legal action may be taken in accordance with applicable local, state or federal law. If a person defies an order personally communicated by an authorized library employee or a Public Safety Officer not to enter the library or not to remain in the library for failure to comply with the Code of Conduct, said person is subject to arrest for trespass pursuant to Florida Statute 810.09. Parents and/or designated guardians are personally responsible for supervising and/or creating restrictions for their child or children’s use of NSU computers and/or internet. NSU is not responsible for minors who visit NSU libraries and utilize NSU computer and/or internet access without a parent or designated guardian. NSU, in its sole discretion and with or without notice, reserves the right to suspend or terminate use of NSU computers or the NSU internet network if the computer or network is used in an illegal capacity. NSU also reserves the right to suspend or terminate use of NSU computers or the NSU computer network in order to prevent or minimize harm to the NSU network. VII. Internet Usage Disclaimer NSU computers and internet network service are not guaranteed to be always available, errorless and uninterrupted. The NSU computer and internet network is not private or secure. Users are solely responsible for the transfer of secure, private or sensitive information, including but not limited to credit card numbers, social security numbers or bank account information. All NSU computer and internet users access the internet at their own risk. Any and all internet network services provided are provided “as is, as available and without all faults,” without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied, including without limitation, warranties of title, non-infringement, merchantability, or fitness for a particular purposes, other than warranties that cannot be legally disclaimed. NSU computer and internet users are reminded that the internet is unregulated and contains millions of webpages. Information available on the internet may not be comprehensive or accurate and NSU has no control over third party websites or website content. A computer user is solely responsible for any third party content or material that the user may use or access using the NSU network. A computer user is solely responsible for evaluation the accuracy and completeness of any information, services or materials provided through the NSU Network or on the internet. NSU is