WiFi Terms and Conditions
City of Rockingham - Public Internet and Wi-Fi Access
Terms and Conditions of Use
As a condition of your use of City of Rockingham public Internet and Wifi (CoRNet), you will not use CoRNet for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms and conditions.
CoRNet is a free service available to everyone. We ask that you respect others and not make excessive demands on the limited bandwidth by downloading or uploading large files, including video streaming. If you do so, your access to CoRNet could be terminated.
You also agree to:
- Consider your personal privacy and that of others by not including personal information about yourself or others in public places.
- Express your own views and opinions and not to impersonate any person or entity.
- Treat people as you want to be treated and not use CoRNet to defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise offend others.
- Not to download, publish, distribute, email, transmit or disseminate any material which is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, indecent, offensive or inappropriate.
- Not to use any automated scripting tools or software.
- Not to engage in or promote any surveys, contests, pyramid schemes, chain letters, unsolicited emailing or spamming.
- Not to upload, post, email, transmit or otherwise make available using CoRNet any material that you do not have a right to make available under any law or contractual obligation or which contains viruses, or other computer codes, files or programs designed to interrupt, limit or destroy the functionality of other computer software or hardware.
- Not to breach any applicable laws or regulations
- CoRNet has no obligation to monitor any user's use of the service. However, CoRNet retains the right at all times to monitor, retain and disclose any information as necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation, legal process or governmental request.
Security of system for online banking
CoRNet is a normal public open network, and no liability is accepted by CoRNet, for the security of information exchanged over it. Each user must decide personally and accept full responsibility if they wish to undertake transactions such as online banking, provision of credit card details to third parties or other sensitive information.
For information regarding online security in general, please visit one of the following websites:
- ACCC - What to look out for and how to protect yourself.
- Australian High Tech Crime Centre - The Australian Federal Police e-Crime policing strategy and how you can report a crime.
- FIDO - ASIC’s online information centre highlighting popular scams and how to avoid them.
Accuracy of information and disclaimer of warranties
Access to CoRNet is provided on an as available basis. Neither CoRNet, the City of Rockingham, its related bodies corporate, their directors or employees make any representation or warranty that:
- any material on CoRNet will be reliable, accurate or complete (nor do they accept any responsibility arising in any way for errors in, or omissions from that material); or
- your access to CoRNet will be uninterrupted, timely or secure. CoRNet, , its related bodies corporate, their directors or employees will not be liable for loss resulting from any action or decision by you in reliance on the information on CoRNet, nor any interruption, delay in operation or transmission, virus, communications failure, Internet access difficulties, or malfunction in equipment or software.
These conditions and all other specific and additional terms which govern your use or access to CoRNet will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Western Australia and the Commonwealth of Australia.
Limitation of liability
This does not exclude any rights and remedies available to you under the Trade Practices Act (Commonwealth) or any similar State or Territory legislation that cannot be excluded, restricted or modified.
You expressly agree and understand that in no circumstances CoRNet, the City of Rockingham, its related bodies corporate, their directors or employees be liable to you for any indirect, incidental, special and/or consequential losses or damages or loss of profits of whatever nature howsoever arising (including but not limited to any act or omission) which result from
- the use of or access to or any inability to use or access CoRNet ;
- unauthorised access to or alterations of your transmissions or data; or
- statements or conduct of any third party on CoRNet.
COMMONWEALTH OF AUSTRALIA
Copyright Regulations 1969
Copyright owners are entitled to take legal action against persons who infringe their copyright. A reproduction of material that is protected by copyright may be a copyright infringement. Certain dealings with copyright will not constitute an infringement, including:
- A reproduction that is a fair dealing under the Copyright Act 1968 (the Act), including a fair dealing for the purposes of research or study; or
- A reproduction that is authorised by the copyright owner.
It is a fair dealing to make a reproduction for the purposes of research or study, of one or more articles on the same subject in a periodical publication, or, in the case of any other work, of a reasonable portion of a work.
In the case of a published work in hardcopy form that is not less than 10 pages and is not an artistic work, 10% of the number of pages, or one chapter, is a reasonable portion.
In the case of a published work in electronic form only, a reasonable portion is not more than, in the aggregate, 10% of the number of words in the work.
More extensive reproduction may constitute fair dealing. To determine whether it does, it is necessary to have regard to the criteria set out in subsection 40 (2) of the Act.
A court may impose penalties and award damages in relation to offences and infringements relating to copyright material.
Higher penalties may apply, and higher damages may be awarded, for offences and infringements involving the conversion of material into digital or electronic form.
Updates to CoRNet
CoRNet may change or discontinue any feature of the service including features, hours of availability and equipment required for access.
CoRNet may change and update these terms and conditions at any time. Updated versions of these terms and conditions will be posted to the site.
You are responsible for ensuring that you regularly review these terms and conditions. Your continued use of CoRNet after any such changes are made will be deemed to constitute your acceptance of those changes.