Welcome to the Free Harlem Outdoor WiFi Network
sponsored by The Fuhrman Family Foundation
You are about to access the Internet through a free public wireless Internet hotspot operated by Corporate Biznis, Inc., whose brand name is Sky-Packets (“Sky-Packets”).
The Network is intended for use by persons 18 years or older, or with permission and supervision of a parent or guardian. The Network may only be used for lawful purposes, and Sky-Packets takes no responsibility and does not accept liability for any of its network user's activities that violate the law (including copyright law).
The Network is a free, open, public-access network. Like most public WiFi systems, the network is not secured, and communications over the network may be subject to interception by unauthorized third parties. Although Sky-Packets uses reasonable efforts to provide you with a reliable service, your use of Network is AS IS and AS AVAILABLE and we cannot and do not make any general or specific warranties regarding the security, availability, performance or other functionality of the Network.
You are responsible for implementing your own security protections while using the Network. In the event you become aware of any unauthorized use of the Network or any other breach, you agree to immediately notify us. Sky-Packets expressly disclaims any responsibility or liability for your use of the Network and for any lack of security that may result from your use of the Network. You agree to hold Sky-Packets harmless for the loss of any file, data or other information while using the Service, and for any unauthorized access to or utilization by any third party of any of your personal, financial, or other sensitive information. Sky-Packets and its employees and agents and the City of New York, The Fuhrman Family Foundation and their employees, agents or licensees are not liable for any costs or damages arising, either directly or indirectly, from your use of the HOW Network or the internet, specifically including any direct, indirect, incidental, exemplary, special, punitive or consequential damages. You agree to hold Sky-Packets, the City of New York, The Fuhrman Family Foundation and their employees, agents and licensees, harmless for the loss of any file, data or other information while using the Service, and for any unauthorized access to or utilization by any third party of any of your personal, financial, health or other information.
Open Resource/Parental Concerns
The Network is open to anyone, and individual activity and content on the network is not limited, screened or monitored. This means that network users may access internet sites that may be harmful, graphic or offensive. The network does not filter or block any sites. Network administrators maintain the Wi-Fi network so that residents and visitors may find all that is offered online in the way of business and research. Adults are expected to regulate their own internet usage and Sky-Packets is not responsible for policing the internet or for an internet user's activity online. Sky-Packets upholds and affirms the right of adults to have access to constitutionally-protected materials and means of expression. You agree that the City of New York, Sky-Packets and The Fuhrman Family Foundation are not liable for any action or inaction with respect to any such content on the Internet accessible through the Wi-Fi network.
Wi-Fi network users may not use the Network for the commission of harmful or illegal activities, including, but not limited to, the following:
• Hacking into any system;
• Introducing any virus, worm, spyware, Trojan horse or other program or code into any computer, computer system, software or disks;
• Any activities intended to aid any crime, including identity theft or credit card theft, and including the exploitation of minors, or child pornography;
• Violating any applicable laws including, but not limited to federal copyright laws by making unauthorized copies of copyrighted or licensed software, data, entertainment files, text or publications;
• Downloading, uploading, accessing, streaming, posting, emailing, transmitting or otherwise making available any materials that infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret,
• Participating in or committing telecommunications fraud.
• Any activities which will damage, disable, vandalize or otherwise harm computer equipment or software.
Performance of the Network
In order to use the Network, you must have a WiFi- capable device that
(a) meets U.S. and other applicable technical standards;
(b) is compatible with the Network;
(c) runs the IP protocol; and
(d) is configured to obtain web addresses automatically.
The WiFi device must be in close enough proximity to Network wireless access points to achieve connectivity with the Network.
It is understood that the Network is subject to external interferences, environmental influences, and other factors and variables beyond our reasonable control. Performance and availability may vary, including but not limited to or affected by,
(a) transmission and download speed and accuracy;
(b) network congestion;
(c) performance, configuration, and functionality of your WiFi devices and wireless cards (including, but not limited to memory, storage and other limitations;
(d) physical obstructions and distances between your WiFi device and the Network;
(e) availability of electric power;
(f) collocation failures;
(g) transmission and equipment limitations, failures, maintenance or repair; and
(h) user error.
The Network may also be interrupted, refused, limited or curtailed for these reasons. Sky-Packets is not responsible for data lost or misdirected due to these and other foreseeable and unforeseeable factors. Actual network speed and other performance will vary.
In order to maintain acceptable levels of service for all Network users and to improve this service, we reserve the right to make such adjustments to the use of such services as necessary to maximize the benefit and enjoyment for all Network users.
Service may be suspended or terminated for any reason. There is no right created to use this WiFi service. No WiFi provider can offer absolute privacy while on the internet and transactions may be monitored for your protection against illegal or fraudulent acts.
Effective December, 2013