**Compliance with Copyright Laws: All Wireless Internet users must comply with copyright laws. Accessing, copying, or distributing copyright-protected content without permission of the rights holder or in compliance with an exception such as fair use is strictly prohibited.**
Free, Wireless Internet access is available at the Getty Center for our visitors. This is the Acceptable Use Policy that governs your use of this access. You will need to scroll down within this box to see the complete policy. Please review this policy and acknowledge your agreement by clicking the "Accept" button. If you do not agree to the Acceptable Use Policy, you will not be allowed Wireless Internet access.
Use of the Wireless Internet by Minors: This Wireless Internet access is available to visitors of all ages; parents or guardians of children under 18 years of age are responsible for supervising and guaranteeing their child's proper and safe use of the Internet.
Technical Issues: Users will need a notebook/laptop computer or other wireless device with 802.11b or 802.11g wireless networking capability. The Getty does not provide any technical assistance for use of this Wireless Internet connection.
Availability: The Wireless Internet at the Getty Center is available in open spaces and other designated locations. Please be aware there may be "dead spots" where wireless reception is not available. If you have trouble accessing the Internet or staying online, please try moving to another location.
Unfiltered Access, Illegal Content, and Potentially Offensive Material: Wireless Internet offered at the Getty Center is unfiltered. Accessing, viewing, or showing illegal content to others and use of the Wireless Internet to harass others are strictly prohibited. Some content, especially visual images, on the Internet may be offensive to others even though it is not illegal, obscene, or pornographic content. The Getty requires that all users be sensitive to the display of material that might be offensive to others in the area.
The Wireless Internet is NOT Secure: Information sent to and from your computer or wireless device may be captured by others with a wireless device and the appropriate software.
Use of Headphones: If your computer or wireless device is equipped with sound and you are using this feature, you must provide and use your own headphones.
Bandwidth and System Resources: System resources for the Wireless Internet at the Getty Center are shared resources and the Getty reserves the right to limit the bandwidth and other such resources to the extent use affects other people's ability to use these same resources.
Equipment: The Getty assumes no responsibility for the safety of equipment or for computer configurations, security, or data files resulting from connection to the Wireless Internet.
Monitoring: The Getty has no obligation to monitor, track, record, store or disclose your use of the Wireless Internet, including, without limitation, the URLs of the websites you visit and the data you enter, transmit, or receive, but the Getty may do so (i) to comply with legal or regulatory requirements or to assist in law enforcement investigations and procedures; (ii) to operate the Services properly; (iii) to ensure compliance with the terms and conditions herein; or (iv) based on a good faith belief that such monitoring, tracking, recording, storing, or disclosure is otherwise necessary or advisable including, without limitation, if there is reason to believe that such information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be causing interference with our rights or properties, whether intentionally or otherwise, or when anyone else could be harmed by such activities.
DISCLAIMER OF WARRANTIES: THE WIRELESS INTERNET AT THE GETTY IS PROVIDED "AS IS." THE GETTY ACCEPTS NO LIABILITY FOR ANY PROBLEMS ASSOCIATED WITH YOUR USE OF THE SERVICE, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, DAMAGE TO YOUR SOFTWARE, HARDWARE, OR OTHER EQUIPMENT; ANY DELAY IN OPERATION OR TRANSMISSION OF THE SERVICE; ANY COMMUNICATIONS LINE FAILURE, THEFT OR DESTRUCTION; ANY PROBLEMS OR TECHNICAL MALFUNCTION OF ANY TELEPHONE NETWORK OR LINES, COMPUTER ON-LINE SYSTEMS, SERVERS, PROVIDERS, OR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT; OR ANY TRAFFIC CONGESTION OR FAILURE OF THE INTERNET OR ANY WEB SITE. THE SERVICE IS PROVIDED WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE, OR NONINFRINGEMENT. THE GETTY TRUST DOES NOT WARRANT THAT THE SERVICE IS ACCURATE, RELIABLE OR CORRECT; THAT THE SERVICE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR AVAILABLE AT ANY PARTICULAR TIME OR LOCATION; THAT THE SERVICE IS SECURE OR THAT ANY WIRELESS OR WIRED CONNECTION WILL NOT BE ACCESSED, INTERCEPTED, ALTERED OR DESTROYED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY AN UNAUTHORIZED THIRD PARTY; THAT ANY DATA FILES, PROGRAMS, PROCEDURES OR INFORMATION (INCLUDING YOUR PERSONALLY IDENTIFIABLE INFORMATION) DOWNLOADED, RECORDED, TRANSMITTED OR INPUT THROUGH THE SERVICE WILL BE SECURE OR PROTECTED FROM UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS TO, ALTERATION, DELETION, DEFECT OR DESTRUCTION; THAT ANY DEFECTS OR ERRORS WILL BE CORRECTED; OR THAT THE CONTENT OR SERVICES ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT PERMIT THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARRANTIES, SO THESE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES SHALL THE GETTY BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, PUNITIVE, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES THAT RESULT FROM THE USE OF, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE SERVICE. THIS LIMITATION APPLIES EVEN IF THE GETTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGE. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF INCIDENTAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, SO THE GETTY'S LIABILITY IN SUCH JURISDICTIONS SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.
Right to Terminate Use of the Wireless Internet at the Getty Center: The Getty reserves the rights to terminate Wireless Internet service at the Getty Center at any time in its sole and absolute discretion.
Right to Revise Acceptable Use Policy: The Getty reserves the right, in it sole discretion, to update or revise this policy from time to time.