The Way Public Library’s 3D printing service is designed for rapid prototyping, patron enjoyment and creativity. This service is not intended for production or manufacturing, and the Library reserves the right to refuse to print large numbers of identical objects.
The Way Public Library’s 3D printers and scanners may be used for lawful purposes only. Patrons are not permitted to use the Library’s 3D printers or scanners to produce materials that:
- Violate local, state, or federal laws or regulations;
- Look like, function as, or appear to function as weapons or parts thereof;
- Appear unsafe, harmful, dangerous, or that otherwise pose a threat to the health or safety of others;
- May be construed as obscene or otherwise inappropriate for the Library environment; or
- Potentially violate the intellectual property rights of another.
The Way Public Library reserves the right to refuse to print any 3D models, including, without limitation, those that it believes may violate this policy or the Rules of Conduct or that may result in legal action against the Library or its employees.
By using the Library’s 3D printing services, you agree to release from, indemnify, and hold harmless the Way Public Library, its officers, employees, board members, agents, and representatives from and against any and all suits, claims, damages, losses, expenses (including reasonable attorney’s fees), settlements, and judgments arising out of or relating to your 3D model, including, without limitation, any claims for personal injury and infringement or misappropriation of any copyright, trademark, or patent.
Disclaimer of Liability and Warranty
By using the Library’s 3D printing services, you agree to assume the risk of, and acknowledge that the Way Public Library disclaims all liability for, any and all injuries (including death) resulting from use of 3D models created using equipment owned by the Library. You also agree that 3D models possess certain inherent weaknesses and limitations and may not be suitable for all applications, including, without limitation, those for which they are designed and intended. You further agree to assume the risk of, and acknowledge that the Way Public Library disclaims all liability for, damages or claims for infringement of intellectual property rights arising from your use of the Library’s 3D printing services.