Go Online Conditions of use

If you are aged 8 to 15 inclusive you can use a computer if your parent or guardian has completed the appropriate form giving you permission to do so. If you are aged 12 -15 you will be allowed access to social networking sites.

Children aged 7 and under are welcome but can only use a computer when a parent or carer aged over 16 is using it with them.

We ask that you agree to these conditions of use each time you use Go Online

You must abide by all current relevant legislation including copyright legislation.

You must not:

  • access, download, send or publish material which is obscene, indecent, offensive or
  • menacing
  • attempt to break into any system which you are not authorised to access
  • tamper with the hardware, software, security systems or set up of the computers  
  • use another person’s details to log onto Go Online

Any such use will result in you being denied access to Go Online in any Hampshire library and may result in prosecution.

You are responsible for your own documents and data. We recommend you delete any of your data temporarily stored on the computer before you log out. Although any data stored on the computer will normally be erased at the end of your session, technical problems may mean that other library users and staff can view and delete your data. Any loss of data is not the responsibility of library staff. USB equipment is used at your own risk.

Access to the Internet is at the user’s own risk. Hampshire County Council is not responsible for the accuracy, quality, availability of information or appropriateness of resources accessed via the internet. Websites accessed through Go Online are filtered but we cannot guarantee the complete exclusion of undesirable material. Some websites are not appropriate to view in public locations. As the Internet is not a secure medium we advise you do not supply personal, confidential or sensitive information while online. You can use the computers to order goods and services but any loss or theft that you may suffer as a consequence of the transaction(s) will be at your own risk.

Please note that Hampshire County Council will not be liable to you for any loss, damage or any direct or indirect claims whatsoever arising in statute, contract or negligence from the use of our computer facilities.

Hampshire County Council reserves the right to monitor and record the use of its computers including email and internet communications and to access or intercept data.

All Hampshire library members can have up to one hour each day if a Go Online computer is available. Further sessions may be available depending on local circumstances.

Help and Support

Please ask the staff for help but note that the level of support depends on the availability, knowledge and discretion of library staff on duty.