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Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center - We help people find answers. We are open to all!

630-406-7126
Located on the 2nd floor
Kane County Judicial Center
37W777 IL Route 38, St. Charles, IL 60175

​Wireless Network Usage Policy

Who May use the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center (KCLL) wireless network?

The Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center extends the privilege of wireless network access to those conducting legal business within the Kane County Judicial Center.  Wireless network access is not a right.

Where may I access the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center wireless network?

The wireless network is openly available in the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center and in the Cafeteria during public hours.  Both are located within the Kane County Judicial Center. 

Is the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center wireless network connection secure?

NO.  There is no expectation of privacy when using the KCLL wireless network.  Information sent over the wireless network is unencrypted and may be intercepted.  You accept all risks and responsibilities when accessing the Internet over non-secure connections.  We recommend you disable file and print sharing prior to connecting to the internet over a non-secure network.  We also encourage you to have current anti-virus software with up to date definitions

What are the terms and conditions of use for the KCLAWLIBRARY wireless network?

Access is provided free of charge with no guarantees or warranties that the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center WiFi will function continuously or properly.  You agree to access and use the KCLL wireless network for only lawful activities.  You alone are responsible for complying with all federal, state and local laws.         You agree to use the mobile device or the wireless Internet connection in a manner that does not constitute a nuisance to other persons.  You agree Kane County and the Kane County Law library are held harmless for any activity.

How do I access the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center wireless network?

Using your device, connect to KCLAWLIBRARY.  No password is needed.  By using a wireless device and Internet services, you will be deemed to have read and agreed to the terms of this Wireless Network Usage Policy.

Can Law Library staff help me connect to the wireless network?

You are responsible for configuring your own device.  Law Library staff may provide limited suggestions based on familiarity with the device in question.  Neither Kane County nor the Kane County Law Library is responsible for any changes made to your device in order to use the wireless services.

Are there electrical outlets and power cords I can use to plug in my wireless device?

YES.  There are outlets available in the floor and walls of the KCLL as well as in the walls of the cafeteria.  The Library has a limited supply of charging cords.  There is no guarantee that the Library will have the appropriate cord for your device.  Library owned charging cords may only be used within the Law Library. The Library is not responsible for any damage or data loss to your device while using Library charging cords and/or outlets. 

Is using audio permitted?

If using audio on your wireless device, headphone use is required.

Are there restrictions to the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center wireless network access?

Consistent with the Children's Internet Protection Act (CIPA), access to Internet content is filtered. Please note, filtering is not completely reliable, and access to offensive materials is still possible.  Parents or guardians are responsible for the Internet information accessed by their children.

For what am I responsible when accessing the wireless network?

YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR:

    • Verifying the accuracy of information accessed on the Internet;
    • Paying for unintended print jobs;
    • The loss or damage to personal devices or other property left unattended;
    • Any damages or lost data arising from computer, Internet or electrical malfunction;
    • Legal implications of downloading or printing files and other resources obtained via the Internet or the Library's network in violation of applicable copyright laws and licensing agreements;
    • Any damages, direct or indirect, arising from the use of the KCLL wireless network,Internet access, or electrical outlets and chargers

Can the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center turn off the wireless access network? 
YES.  WiFi access is a privilege that the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center may terminate at any time.  The KCLL reserves the right to address violations of its Terms and Conditions of Use or misuse of KCLL WiFi.

What happens if I do not comply with the Kane County Law Library & Self Help Legal Center Wireless Network Access policy?

    •  Removal from the Law Library and/or  the Kane County Judicial Center
    • Possible police involvement
    • Possible civil or criminal prosecution