Acceptable Use Policy
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
Introduction. This is an agreement between you and Integrated Systems Consultants, Inc., (“ISC” or “we” or “us”), regarding your use of our Service(s). This Acceptable Use Policy, or the AUP, supplements your service agreement with us and establishes your rights and obligations when using any of our Services.
Control over Content. We provide access to various forms of content that are available over the Internet but do not screen any information available over the Internet. We reserve the right, but do not assume the responsibility, to block or limit access to general categories of content that we, in our sole discretion, deem to be harmful, offensive, illegal, obscene or otherwise in violation of this AUP.
We are not responsible for any material, data, images or information access, transmitted, distributed, or stored during your use of the Service. In particular, we do not warrant the quality or accuracy of such material, data, images or information. Your use of the Service and of such material, data, images or information is solely at your own risk and is subject to all applicable laws and regulations.
Certain information transmitted or displayed using the Internet may be illegal and you may be liable under certain laws for accessing, transmitting, distributing or storing such information. You acknowledge that under applicable laws or regulations, we may, under certain circumstances, such as the initiation of a criminal investigation, be required to provide to legally authorized entities access to information we maintain about you, including your use of the Service and decoding keys of information belonging to you. We reserve the right to monitor the Internet or any Service offered and cooperate fully with any authority requesting such information. In all such cases, we will not be liable for any damages resulting from our provision of such information to authorized entities.
By signing up for the Service you acknowledge that you understand and have read the statements above and will not make any attempts or allege to hold us responsible for any content, including language, opinions, discussions or graphics that might be viewed on the Internet using the Service.
Use of the Service. The following are violations of this AUP:
Unlawful Use of the Service. The Service may only be used for lawful purposes. You may not transmit, distribute or store certain material, which include but are not limited to the following: threatening, abusive, libelous, defamatory, indecent, obscene, pornographic, profane, fraudulent, menacing, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind, including without limitation any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would result in a criminal offense or civil liability, or otherwise violate any applicable laws or regulation. You specifically agree that you will not transmit information in violation of any export or intellectual property laws.
Harmful Material. You may not knowingly transmit, distribute or store any information or software that contains a virus, worm, "Trojan horse," or other harmful component. To the extent that you transmit, distribute or store any information or software that contains a virus, worm, "Trojan horse," or other harmful component without your knowledge, we retain the right to suspend your service while resolving any problems that may arise from the transmission distribution or storage. You may not repair, modify or tamper with our network or insert any programs, data or information in our network.
Rights of third parties. You may not transmit, distribute or store any information, software or other material that is protected by copyright or other proprietary rights (including trade secret materials), or derivative works thereof, without obtaining permission of the copyright owner or right holder. You may not transmit, distribute or store any unlicensed software. We will cooperate fully with any authority arising from the violations of this provision.
Unsolicited E-mail/Spam. You may not use the Services to transmit any unsolicited e-mail, also known as "spam". Also prohibited are activities that have the effect of facilitating unsolicited e-mail.
E-mail. You may not: use another site's mail server to relay mail without express permission of the site; transmit repeated, unsolicited or unwanted communication of an intrusive nature; post or transmit scams (“get-rich-quick” schemes, pyramid schemes or chain-letters); make fraudulent offers of products, items or services originating from your account.
Usenet/Chat Groups. You agree to comply with the guidelines and restrictions of each news group and chat group.
Collection of personal data. You may not use the Service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent.
Limitations on use. Your Service may have limitations. You agree to comply with the limitations that we establish in accordance with your customer agreement or as may be updated in this AUP in the future.
Reselling of Service; Provision of Service. You may not resell the Service in whole or in part to any third party, unless you have entered into a reseller agreement with us. You further agree that you will not, directly or indirectly, use the Service in whole or in any part to provide any form of service generally associated with an Internet service provider, or otherwise be in competition with us.
Network Security. You may not violate the security of our systems or networks. You may not violate the security of third party systems or networks through use of the Service. We will investigate incidents involving such violations. We may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement agencies, if required. Your Service may immediately be shut down while we perform such investigations. Examples of violations include but are not limited to the following:
- Unauthorized Access. You may not use the Service to access or use data, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or a network or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization of the owner of the system or network. Legitimate scanning or probing with the owner's permission, sometimes referred to as "Ethical Hacking", is permitted.
- Unauthorized monitoring. You may not use the Service to monitor data or traffic on any network or system without express authorization of the owner of the system or network.
- Interference with others. You may not use the Service to interfere with service to any other user of the Internet, including without limitation, mailbombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks.
- Forging Headers. You may not modify message headers or any part of the header information in any transmission to mask the originator of the message.
- Passwords. You are responsible for protecting your password and for authorized or unauthorized use of it.
- Access. You will not access our network from more than one location simultaneously unless we agree otherwise.
- You will not allow the Service to be involved in any attack or security violation on another server or system.
You will be liable without limitation for labor charges to rectify any damage, or to deal with complaints, resulting from such an attack or violation initiated from your server, to the extent applicable.
Additional Information Regarding Your Use of the Service. Any violation of this AUP may result in the suspension or termination of your Service or such other action as we deem appropriate, including but not limited to removing information, shutting down a website, implementing screening software designed to block offending transmissions, denying access to the Internet, and/or terminate your account for any Service.
If you engage in any activities that cause damage to our customers, our suppliers, or us, we reserve the right to suspend or terminate your Service as well as pursue a claim against you, including monetary damages to address economic losses that may occur. Nothing contained in this AUP shall be construed to limit our rights and remedies, and we hereby reserve all such rights and remedies that may be available at law or in equity.
You agree to indemnify us and hold us harmless from any and all claims, damages, losses, and expenses (including attorneys' fees and expenses) resulting from or allegedly resulting from your use of the Service whether or not such use is found to be in violation of any statute, rule or regulation.
Your Access to other Networks. In addition to the requirements set out in this AUP, any time you access another network through the Service, you must comply with that network's rules.
Reporting Violations of this AUP. Anyone who believes this AUP has been violated or would like to notify us about spam on our network should contact: firstname.lastname@example.org.
In the event that any portion of this AUP is held to be unenforceable, the unenforceable portion shall be construed in accordance with applicable law as nearly as possible to reflect the original intentions of the parties and the remainder of the provisions shall remain in full force and effect. Our failure to insist upon or enforce strict performance of any provision of this AUP shall not be construed as a waiver of any provision or right. This AUP shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Michigan without regard to its conflicts of law provisions.
We reserve the right to modify this AUP from time to time. Your continued use of the Service after modifications to the AUP are posted on our website at www.i-s-c.com will constitute your acceptance of modifications made to the AUP.