Wifi and Internet
The centre is equipped with fast, free WiFi internet, subject to acceptance of the Terms and Conditions of use below. A transmitter is located in each room to ensure fast and consistent downloads.
The wifi access code is available on request by emailing David on David@wmcc.org.uk giving your name and club or event details, he will then email you back with the connection details. You can also ask the duty caretaker.
We recommend you email us several days before you need access to make sure you we can get the passcode to you in time.
The passcode will only be issued to people hiring the centre, it is not for general use and must not be shared with people outside your club or event.
The passcode will be changed periodically, we will email out the new password to all those who are registered users.
To use the facility, hirers will have to provide their own laptops or other equipment with WiFi capability.
WiFi and Internet Terms and Conditions
Terms and Conditions
By using our internet service, you hereby expressly acknowledge and agree that there are significant security, privacy and confidentiality risks inherent in accessing or transmitting information through the internet, whether the connection is facilitated through wired or wireless technology. Security issues include, without limitation, interception of transmissions, loss of data, and the introduction or viruses and other programs that can corrupt or damage your computer.
Accordingly, you agree that the owner and/or provider of this network [West Maldon Community Association on behalf of West Maldon Community Centre or any of its employees, trustees or volunteers], is NOT liable for any interception or transmissions, computer worms or viruses, loss of data, file corruption, hacking or damage to your computer or other devices that result from the transmission or download of information or materials through the internet service provided.
Use of the wireless network is subject to the general restrictions outlined below. If abnormal, illegal, or unauthorised behaviour is detected, including heavy consumption of bandwidth, the network provider reserves the right to permanently disconnect the offending device from the wireless network.
Examples Of Prohibited Uses
The following are representative examples only and do not comprise a comprehensive list of prohibited uses:
1. Spamming and invasion of privacy - Sending of unsolicited bulk and/or commercial messages over the Internet using the Service or using the Service for activities that invade another's privacy.
2. Intellectual property right violations - Engaging in any activity that infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of others, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, or any other proprietary right of any third party.
3. Accessing illegally or without authorisation, computers, accounts, equipment or networks belonging to another party, or attempting to penetrate/circumvent security measures of another system. This includes any activity that may be used as a precursor to an attempted system penetration, including, but not limited to, port scans, stealth scans, or other information gathering activity.
4. The transfer of technology, software, or other materials in violation of applicable export laws and regulations.
5. Export Control Violations.
6. Using the Service in violation of applicable law and regulation, including, but not limited to, advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, fraudulently charging credit cards, pirating software, or making fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services.
7. Uttering threats;
8. Distribution of pornographic materials to minors;
9. and Child pornography.
Examples of Unacceptable Uses
The following are representative examples only and do not comprise a comprehensive list of unacceptable uses:
1. High bandwidth operations, such as large file transfers and media sharing with peer-to-peer programs (i.e.torrents)
2. Obscene or indecent speech or materials
3. Defamatory or abusive language
4. Using the Service to transmit, post, upload, or otherwise making available defamatory, harassing, abusive, or threatening material or language that encourages bodily harm, destruction of property or harasses another.
5. Forging or misrepresenting message headers, whether in whole or in part, to mask the originator of the message.
8. Distribution of Internet viruses, Trojan horses, or other destructive activities
9. Distributing information regarding the creation of and sending Internet viruses, worms, Trojan horses, pinging, flooding, mail-bombing, or denial of service attacks. Also, activities that disrupt the use of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use the node or any connected network, system, service, or equipment.
10. Research into, or viewing videos of, goats playing on slides, or balancing on top of wobbling farmyard structures.
12. The sale, transfer, or rental of the Service to customers, clients or other third parties, either directly or as part of a service or product created for resale.
13. Seeking information on passwords or data belonging to another user.
14. Making unauthorised copies of proprietary software, or offering unauthorized copies of proprietary software to others.
15. Intercepting or examining the content of messages, files or communications in transit on a data network.