The Acceptable Use Policy of Beanfield Metroconnect Inc and its affiliates ("Beanfield") applies to the Subscriber under any agreement for services ("Services Agreement") and any of its employee's, agents, contractors, or anyone using the Subscriber's Services (the "Users").
All Users will comply with Beanfield's Acceptable Use Policy.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Beanfield may modify the provisions of the Acceptable Use Policy, at any time without notice by posting a new version at www.beanfield.com/aup. Accordingly, Subscriber's should consult this document regularly to ensure that their activities conform to the most recent version. BY SUBSCRIBING TO SERVICES PROVIDED BY BEANFIELD AND ENTERING INTO A SERVICES AGREEMENT, THE SUBSCRIBER HAS AGREED THAT THE TERMS OF THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY WILL BE BINDING ON ANY USER.
Sending unsolicited mail messages, including, without limitation, commercial advertising and informational announcements, is explicitly prohibited, unless, however the user ensures that such transmissions comply with all applicable state, federal and international regulations, rules and laws, without limitation, the U.S CAN-SPAM Act of 2003.
Any User may not use the Services in such a way that will result in them being listed on a recognized SPAM abuse list, or SPAM community website.
A User shall not use another site's mail server to relay mail without the express permission of the site.
The Services may be used only for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws.
The Services may not be used to publish or disseminate information that constitutes slander, libel or defamation.
The Services may not be used to publicize the personal information of likeness of a person without their consent.
The Services also may not be used to violate the privacy rights of any person.
SYSTEM AND NETWORK SECURITY
Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and civil liability. Beanfield will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. Examples of system or network security violations include, without limitation, the following:
Unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization of the owner of the system or network.
Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks. Forging of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting.
Posting the same or similar message to one or more newsgroups (excessive cross-posting or multiple-posting, also known as "SPAM") is explicitly prohibited.
Indirect or attempted violations of the policy, and actual or attempted violations by a third party on behalf of a User, shall be considered violations of the policy by such Subscriber.
Complaints regarding email, or USENET abuse, SPAM or Illegal Use or System or Network Security issues, should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org