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the tablet in the carrying case, which can cause broken connectors or ports; using the carrying case/sleeve for carrying textbooks, etc.; eating or drinking while using the tablet, resulting in damage to the tablet; storing the tablet for prolonged periods while in “stand by” or “sleep” mode (overheating can occur). LIABILITY FOR LOSS OR DAMAGE Pursuant to Education Code Section 48904, the parent or guardian of a minor student shall be liable for the replacement cost for the GCS tablet or other GCS property loaned to the student that the student fails to return or that is willfully cut, defaced or otherwise injured in any way, up to an amount not to exceed ten thousand dollars ($10,000), adjusted annually for inflation. GCS may, after affording a pupil who has willfully cut, defaced, or otherwise injured a GCS tablet or property or who has willfully not returned GCS tablet or property upon demand by GCS, withhold the grades, diploma, and transcripts of the pupil responsible for the damage until the pupil or the pupil's parent or guardian has paid for the damages. When the minor and parent are unable to pay for the damages, GCS will provide a program of voluntary work for the minor in lieu of the payment of monetary damages. A student over the age of majority shall be liable for the same and shall have the same voluntary work option. WAIVER OF PRIVACY RIGHTS Users understand that GCS monitors the use of its computer resources. Users of the GCS tablet and information technology services expressly waive any right of privacy in anything they create, store, send, or receive on the GCS tablet or through the internet or any other computer network. Users consent to allowing GCS to access and review all materials users create, store, send, or receive on the tablet or through the internet or any other computer network. DISCLAIMER Electronic information available to students does not imply endorsement of the content by GCS, nor can GCS guarantee the accuracy of information obtained on the internet. GCS makes no warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, with respect to the information technology services it provides. GCS will not be responsible for damages resulting from the use of GCS tablet and GCS information technology services including, but not limited to, loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, missed deliveries, and/or service interruptions. GCS shall not be responsible for any charges or fees resulting from access to the internet or internet resources which are not authorized in writing by GCS. 45 Page 2 of 3


Student Handbook 2016-2017
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