The JO - FREE Wireless Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
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Beginning in mid 2013, Johnson County Transit (JCT) will be providing free 3G Wi-Fi on all city buses. The service will be paid for by advertising at no cost to JCT.
The JO is equipping selected buses (“Location”) with free wireless Internet access (Wi-Fi). This service will be available to riders with a Wi-Fi enabled laptop computer, PDA or other mobile wireless device (each an “Access Device” or collectively, “Access Devices”). Buses equipped with Wi-Fi will be identified by signs on each bus.
The Services are being offered as a convenience and free service. The availability, reliability, uptime and speed of the Services are not guaranteed by the Carrier, The JO or Johnson County, Kansas Government. The JO and the Carrier are not able to provide technical assistance to you and there is no guarantee that you will be able to make a wireless connection. If you need assistance, contact the manufacturer of your Access Device or software or an IT professional. Please do not ask bus drivers for assistance with your wireless connection. The JO and the Carrier are not responsible for any changes you make to your Access Device’s settings.
The JO and the Carrier have no control over information and material accessible on the Internet and are not responsible for content or accuracy. You acknowledge that you may receive or be exposed to content, goods or services which you consider to be improper, inaccurate, misleading, defamatory, obscene or otherwise offensive. You agree that The JO and the Carrier are not liable for any action or inaction with respect to any such content accessible through the Services. Wi-Fi is not secure. Wireless internet communications are not private, nor are they confidential. Use of Wi-Fi for the transmission of confidential, sensitive, personal, or financial information is not recommended. Data can be intercepted when transmitted between your Access Device and The JO’s Wi-Fi. The JO and the Carrier are not responsible for intercepted or compromised data or any consequences thereof.
You agree to be responsible for and to bear all risk and consequences for (1) the accuracy, completeness, reliability and/or usefulness of any content available through the Services and (2) any transmission you send, receive, post, access, or store via the Services or the Carrier’s networks, including the content of any communication.. The JO and the Carrier do not undertake the security of any data you send through The Services and it is your responsibility to secure such data. The JO and the Carrier provide no guarantee and make no representation that the Services will be available at all times at the Location. Neither the JO nor Carrier shall have any responsibility or liability for responsible for any loss, liability, damage, or expense, including attorney’s fees, resulting from any claims alleged to arise in any way from:
This Agreement is subject to modification at any time. By continuing to use the Services after any such modifications, you accept and agree to any and all such modifications.
By using the Services, you agree that you will not use the Services for any unlawful purpose. Transmitting, distributing, or storing any material that violates any applicable law is prohibited. Additionally, the following non-exhaustive list details the kinds of illegal or harmful conduct that are prohibited:
You may not distribute, publish, or send through the Services or the Carrier’s Networks: (1) unsolicited advertisements, solicitations, commercial e-mail messages or promotional messages of any kind (commonly referred to as "spam"); (2) unsolicited informational announcements; (3) chain mail; (4) numerous copies of the same or substantially similar messages; (5) empty messages; (6) messages which contain no substantive content; or (7) very large messages or files that disrupt a server, account, newsgroup, or chat service; or (8) any message across any network that is categorized as “phishing”.
Likewise, you may not (1) participate in collecting e-mail addresses, screen names, or other identifiers of others, a practice sometimes known as spidering or harvesting; (2) participate in using software (including "spyware" and “malware”) designed to facilitate such activity; (3) collect responses from unsolicited messages; or (4) use any of the JO’s or the Carrier’s mail servers or another site's mail server to relay mail without the express permission of the account holder or the site.
You may not violate the security of the Services or the Carrier’s Network in any way. Such violations may result in criminal or civil liability. The Carrier and/or the JO may cooperate with law enforcement where criminal or unauthorized activity is suspected. By using sending, receiving, posting, accessing, or storing any electronic transmission via the Services or the Carrier’s Networks, you agree to cooperate, as well, in any such investigation. Examples of Network security violations include, without limitation, Hacking, Interception, Intentional Interference, Falsification of Origin or Routing Information, or Avoiding System Restrictions. The Carrier may, in its sole discretion, at any time, filter "spam" or prevent "hacking," "viruses" or other potential harms.
The JO or the Carrier may be required to disclose data related to the use of the Services in response to a subpoena, court order, or as otherwise required by law.
By using the Services, you assume all risks associated with the use of the Services, including but not limited to, any risk to your Access Device, software or data of being damaged by any virus, software, or any other file, data or code which might be transmitted or activated due to use of the Services. The JO encourages all users to adhere to good security practices.
THE CARRIER AND THE JO MAKE AND YOU RECEIVE NO WARRANTY EXPRESS OR IMPLIED IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICES, AND ALL WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE ARE EXPRESSLY EXCLUDED. ANY CONTENT OR INFORMATION ACCESSED BY OR PROVIDED TO YOU THROUGH THE SERVICES OR CARRIER’S NETWORKS OR Web site IS PROVIDED "AS IS," "WITH ALL FAULTS," AND "AS AVAILABLE." THE CARRIER AND THE JO SHALL HAVE NO LIABILITY WITH RESPECT TO THEIR OBLIGATIONS UNDER THIS AGREEMENT FOR ANY DAMAGES THAT ARISE FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES. THIS IS A COMPREHENSIVE LIMITATION OF LIABILITY THAT APPLIES TO ALL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND-FOR EXAMPLE, COMPENSATORY, SPECIAL, DIRECT, INDIRECT, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, LOSS OF DATA, INCOME OR PROFIT, LOSS OF OR DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND CLAIMS OF THIRD PARTIES -EVEN IF THE CARRIER OR JO HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
THE CARRIER’S LIABILITY TO YOU UNDER THIS AGREEMENT, AND YOUR EXCLUSIVE REMEDY FOR ANY LOSS, DAMAGE OR INJURY, REGARDLESS OF THE NATURE THEREOF AND SPECIFICALLY INCLUDING INDEMNITY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, NEGLIGENCE, TORT, AND WARRANTY CLAIMS SHALL NOT EXCEED, AND SHALL BE LIMITED TO, $100. BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF CERTAIN CATEGORIES OF DAMAGES OR IMPLIED WARRANTIES, THE ABOVE LIMITATION MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. IN SUCH STATES, THE LIABILITY OF CARRIER, AND ITS AFFILIATES, AGENTS AND LICENSORS IS LIMITED TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY SUCH STATE LAW.
The Services are not intended or designed for and cannot be used for making 911, E911 or similar emergency calls. If you attempt to use the Services to make a 911, E911 or emergency call, emergency service providers will not be able to identify or locate you or your telephone number and you may not be connected to the appropriate emergency services provider. The JO and the Carrier are not responsible for and disclaims any liability or damages related to or resulting from any attempt to use the Services for 911 calls, E911 calls or similar emergency call purposes.
Collection of Personal Information
The Carrier and/or the JO have the right, but are not obligated, to strictly enforce this Agreement through self-help, active investigation, litigation and prosecution. The JO and the Carrier reserve the right to act immediately and without notice to restrict, suspend or terminate the Services, if they reasonably determines that your conduct may: (1) expose the JO or the Carrier to sanctions, prosecution, civil action or other liability; (2) cause harm to or interfere with the integrity or normal operations of the Services or the Carrier’s network or networks with which the Carrier is interconnected; (3) interfere with another customer's use of the Services; (4) violate any applicable law, rule or regulation; (5) otherwise present an imminent risk of harm to the Carrier or its customers; or (6) violate any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement. This Agreement constitutes the entire agreement between you, The JO and the Carrier with respect to the subject matter hereof. This Agreement shall be construed under the laws of the United States and the State of Kansas as applicable without giving effect to the principles of conflicts of law thereof. All disputes relating to this Agreement or the Services shall be brought in the District Court of Johnson County, Kansas.