SCASD Wireless and Terms of Service (TOS)

  • By accessing the Internet through a wireless (Wi-Fi) Internet access node (the "Service") operated by State College Area School District, you acknowledge that you have read and understood, and agree to be bound by the following terms of service each time you access the Service. Terms of Service (TOS)

    Access to Wi-Fi

    The Service is a free guest service provided by State College Area School District (SCASD). The Service is for use by employees, students and guests of the State College Area School District and is not intended for public use. Your access to the Service is completely at the discretion of SCASD, and your access to the Service may be blocked, suspended, or terminated at any time for any reason including, but not limited to, violation of this Agreement, actions that may lead to liability for SCASD, disruption of access to other users or networks, or violation of applicable laws or regulations. SCASD may revise the TOS at any time. Each use of the Service you are acknowledging that you have read, understand and this Agreement. It is your responsibility to review it for any changes each time.  This is an open wireless network. No network communication is 100% secure.Please remember: NO network communication should be considered private or protected. All communication over the SCASD network is subject to monitoring. SCASD reserves the right to reduce throughput or access as need be.

    Acceptable Use of the Service

    Your use of the Service and any activities conducted online through the Service shall not violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of SCASD, or any third party. The Service may only be used for lawful purposes and in a manner which we believe to be consistent with the rights of other users. The Service shall not be used in a manner which would violate any law or infringe any copyright, trademark, trade secret, right of publicity, privacy right, or any other right of any person or entity. The Service shall not be used for the purpose of accessing, transmitting, or storing material which is considered obscene, libelous or defamatory. Illegal acts may subject users to prosecution by local, state, federal, or international authorities. We may bring legal action to enjoin violations of this Policy and/or to collect damages, if any, caused by violations.


    SCASD is not liable for any damage, undesired resource usage, or detrimental effects that may occur to a user's device and/or software while the user’s device is attached to the Service. The user is responsible for any actions taken from his or her device, whether intentional or unintentional, that damage or otherwise affect other devices or users of the Service. The user hereby releases the Company from liability for any loss, damage, security infringement, or injury which the user may sustain as a result of being allowed access to the Service. The user agrees to be solely responsible for any such loss, infringement, damage, or injury. We reserve the right to change the Service offered, the features of the Service offered, the terms of this Policy, or its system without notice to the user.


    Spamming and Invasion of Privacy of Others, Violating Intellectual Property Law, Transmitting Obscene or Indecent Speech or Materials, Transmitting Defamatory or Abusive Language, Hacking or Distribution of Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses, or Other Destructive Activities.