WiFi Internet User Policy

The Town of Ocean City offers wireless access to the Internet via the "OCMDFreePublic" Wi-Fi network. This WI-FI service is available to anyone who brings their own properly configured equipment to the WI-FI service area on Somerset St. The "OCMDFreePublic" 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 Town of Ocean City's 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 the "OCMDFreePublic" WI-FI agree to be monitored.

Please be advised that:

The Town of Ocean City is not responsible for insuring the privacy of information you transfer over WI-FI. Virus and security protection is the user's responsibility. Information passing through the Wi-Fi network is not secured and could be monitored, captured, or altered by thers.

The Town of Ocean City assumes 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 Wi-Fi network.

The Town of Ocean City will not provide technical assistance. There is no Help Desk facility.

There is no guarantee that you will have wireless access via the "OCMDFreePublic" 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 "OCMDFreePublic" WI-FI connection.

Limitations & Disclaimers:

It is the users 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 WI-FI. 

The Town of Ocean City will not provide technical assistance and assume no responsibility for laptop configurations, security or changes to data files resulting from connection to the "OCMDFreePublic" Wi-Fi network.

In using this free Internet access, I agree and hereby release, indemnify, and hold harmless, The Town of Ocean City, its employees, and any affiliate, from any damage that may result in my use of the "OCMDFreePublic"WI-FI.

While using the "OCMDFreePublic" WI-FI, I acknowledge that I am subject to, and agree to abide by all laws, and all rules and regulations of the State of Maryland, and the federal government that are applicable to Internet use.

At its sole discretion, The Town of Ocean City may terminate the "OCMDFreePublic" WI-FI at anytime without prior notice.

Printing is not available via the wireless connection.