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New Zealand Law Society Library computers and Wifi are available to all practitioners holding a current practising certificate. Computers for lawyers’ use are available in Law Society Libraries throughout New Zealand. WiFi is available in the Auckland HC, Canterbury HC and Wellington HC Research Libraries and the Auckland DC, Hamilton and Otago branch libraries.
Access to the internet is provided for the purposes of researching the law and access to legal information. All New Zealand Law Society Library computer facilities must be used in a professional manner and in accordance with this computer and Wifi use policy.
Users must not interfere with another’s use of a Library computer or Wifi.
Be aware Library computers are usually located in open areas which do not allow for complete privacy. All users should respect the privacy of other computer users and any material observed should be treated as confidential.
Library users must refrain from illegal or inappropriate use of the internet.
Examples of unauthorised use include, but are not limited to, the following:
Use of a New Zealand Law Society Library computer or Wifi constitutes an agreement to obey all applicable laws governing copyright, licensing and content restrictions. Users are responsible for any infringement of copyright or software licenses that could result from the copying or distribution of materials found on the internet.
The New Zealand Law Society assumes no responsibility for any damages, direct or indirect, loss of data, or loss of privacy, arising from the use of internet or library resources.