Please be aware that the Bakewell and District Historical Society will not be liable for any damages or claims of any kind arising from the use of the wireless internet service. The Bakewell and District Historical Society takes no responsibility for the security, safety, theft, insurance and ownership of any device used within the premises that is not the property of the Bakewell and District Historical Society.
The use of ICT devices falls under The Bakewell and District Historical Society’s Acceptable Use Policy, Safeguarding/Child protection policy which all staff, visitors and volunteers must agree to, and comply with.
1. The Bakewell and District Historical Society reserves the right to limit the bandwidth of the wireless service, as necessary, to ensure network reliability and fair sharing of network resources for all users.
2. The Bakewell and District Historical Society owned information systems, including Wi-Fi, must be used lawfully. The Computer Misuse Act 1990 makes the following criminal offences: to gain unauthorised access to computer material; to gain unauthorised access to computer material with intent to commit or facilitate commission of further offences or to modify computer material without authorisation.
3. All practical steps necessary must be taken to make sure that any equipment connected to the Bakewell and District Historical Society’s service is adequately secure (such as up-to-date anti-virus software, systems updates).
4. The Bakewell and District Historical Society’s wireless service is not secure, and the museum cannot guarantee the safety of traffic across it. Use of the museum’s wireless service is done at the users own risk. Use of this service, gives acknowledgement that security errors and hacking are an inherent risk associated with any wireless network. For that reason, users must agree and assume such risk, and further agree to hold the Bakewell and District Historical Society harmless from any claim or loss arising out of, or related to, any such instance of hacking or other unauthorized use or access into their computer or device.
5. The Bakewell and District Historical Society accepts no responsibility for any software downloaded and / or installed, e-mail opened, or sites accessed via the museum’s wireless service’s connection to the Internet. Any damage done to equipment for any reason including, but not limited to, viruses, identity theft, spyware, plug-ins or other internet-borne programs is the users sole responsibility; and they must indemnify and hold harmless the Bakewell and District Historical Society from any such damage.
6. The Bakewell and District Historical Society accepts no responsibility regarding the ability of equipment, owned by users, to connect to the museum’s wireless service.
7. Users will respect system security and will not disclose any password or security information that is given to them. To prevent unauthorised access to systems or personal data, computer equipment and systems must not be left unattended without first logging out or locking the device as appropriate.
8. Users must not attempt to bypass any of the Bakewell and District Historical Society’s security and filtering systems or download any unauthorised software or applications.
9. Use of Bakewell and District Historical Society Wi-Fi must be safe and responsible and must always be in accordance with the Bakewell and District Historical Society’s Acceptable Use Policy and the law including copyright and intellectual property rights. This includes the use of email, text, social media, social networking, gaming, web publications and any other devices or websites.
10. Users must not upload, download, access or forward any material which is illegal or inappropriate or may cause harm, distress or offence to any other person, or anything which could bring the Bakewell and District Historical Society into disrepute.
11. Users must report any online safety concerns, filtering breaches or receipt of inappropriate materials to the group leaders and/ or the museum’s manager.
12. Users must acknowledge that use of the Bakewell and District Historical Society’s internet may be monitored to ensure policy compliance in accordance with privacy and data protection legislation. If the Bakewell and District Historical Society suspects that unauthorised and/or inappropriate use or unacceptable or inappropriate behaviour may be taking place, then the museum may terminate or restrict usage. If the Bakewell and District Historical Society suspects that the system may be being used for criminal purposes then the matter will be brought to the attention of the relevant law enforcement organisation