Internet Use Policy

Montgomery County and Atlantech Online, Inc. offer wireless access to the Internet via the Bethesda Wi-Fi network. This Bethesda Wi-Fi service is available to anyone who brings their own properly configured equipment to the Bethesda Wi-Fi service area in downtown Bethesda. Bethesda Wi-Fi is a public service free of charge, subject to the following terms and conditions.

Terms of use

Use of the wireless network constitutes an agreement to be bound by the terms of the Bethesda Wi-Fi Internet Use Policy. Please read the policy before using the service. Failure to comply with the policy guidelines can lead to loss of network access, suspension of privileges, and/or prosecution. Users of Bethesda Wi-Fi agree to be monitored.

Please be advised that

Montgomery County and Atlantech Online are not responsible for ensuring the privacy of information you transfer over Bethesda Wi-Fi. Virus and security protection is the user's responsibility. Information passing through the Bethesda Wi-Fi Network is not secured and could be monitored, captured or altered.

Montgomery County and Atlantech Online, Inc. assume no responsibility for damage, theft, or loss of a customer's equipment, software, data files or other personal property brought into or used on the Bethesda Wi-Fi network. Montgomery County and Atlantech Online, Inc. will not provide technical assistance. There is no Help Desk facility.

There is no guarantee that you will have wireless access via the Bethesda Wi-Fi network at any specific time, location or with any specific equipment. Service disruptions may occur, and some equipment may not be compatible. Wireless access is provided as a public service free of charge on an "as is" basis with no guarantee and no warranty. There is no guarantee that you will have access to every Internet site using the Bethesda Wi-Fi connection.

Limitations & Disclaimers

It is the user´s sole responsibility to protect their information from all risks associated with using the Internet, including any damage, loss, or theft that may occur as a result of such use of Bethesda Wi-Fi.

Montgomery County and Atlantech Online, Inc. will not provide technical assistance and assume no responsibility for laptop configurations, security or changes to data files resulting from connection to the Bethesda Wi-Fi network.

In using this free Internet access, I agree and hereby release, indemnify, and hold harmless, Montgomery County and Atlantech Online, Inc., its officers and employees, and any affiliate, from any damage that may result in my use of Bethesda Wi-Fi.

While using the Bethesda Wi-Fi, I acknowledge that I am subject to, and agree to abide by all laws, and all rules and regulations of Montgomery County, the State of Maryland, and the federal government that are applicable to Internet use.

At its sole discretion, Montgomery County may terminate Bethesda Wi-Fi at anytime without prior notice.

Printing is not available via the wireless connection.