This Permitted Use Policy supplements the Terms of Service and further defines your rights and obligations when using the Service.
This Permitted Use Policy may be revised from time to time, without any obligation to notify you.
Your use of Service after changes to this Permitted Use Policy are made available through the Service shall constitute your acceptance of any new or additional terms.
THE RESPONSIBILITY FOR AVOIDING THE ACTIVITIES THAT ARE HARMFUL OR VIOLATE THIS PERMITTED USER POLICY RESTS PRIMARILY WITH YOU. WE DO NOT (AND CANNOT) READ OR MONITOR THE CONTENTS OF THE MESSAGES OF OUR USERS TO ENSURE THAT THEY COMPLY WITH THIS PERMITTED USE POLICY, THE TERMS OF SERVICE OR THE APPLICABLE LAW.
You violate the Permitted Use Policy and the Terms of Service when you engage in or facilitate the following prohibited activities:
Copyright & Intellectual Property Infringements
Using the Service to engage in any activity that infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of others, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, patents, or privacy or publicity rights held by individuals, corporations, or other entities. We will remove or block access to user content upon receipt of a proper notice of copyright infringement. It is also our policy to terminate the privileges of users who violate copyright laws.
Using the Service to view, advertise, transmit, store, post, display, or otherwise make available obscene, sexually explicit or pornographic, or contains links to other sites that contain or promote obscene, sexually explicit or pornographic material, obscene speech or material. We will notify law enforcement agencies when we become aware of the presence of such on or being transmitted through the Service.
Using the Service as a means to transmit or post xenophobic, racist, abusive, harassing or hateful.
Using the Service as a means to transmit or post false, defamatory inflammatory (trolling), inaccurate, threatening, invasive of a person’s privacy, defamatory, harassing, abusive, or threatening language.
Commercial Messaging & Spamming
Using the Service to send unsolicited bulk and/or commercial messages, advertising, the promotion of gambling or the promotion of your own site (spamming). When a complaint is received, we have the discretion to determine from all of the evidence whether the recipients were from an “opt-in” email list.
Using the Service to forge or misrepresent message headers, whether in whole or in part, to mask the originator of the message.
Using the Service to access illegally or without authorisation computers, accounts, or networks belonging to another party, or attempting to penetrate security measures of another individual’s system (hacking). Furthermore, any activity that might be used as a precursor to an attempted system penetration (i.e. port scan, stealth scan, or other information gathering activity).
Distribution of Viruses
Using the Service to distribute information regarding the creation of and sending Internet viruses, worms, Trojan horses, pinging, flooding, mailbombing, or denial of service attacks.
Export Control Infringements
Using the Service to export encryption software to points outside of Australia.
Other Unlawful Uses
Using the Service for any unlawful purpose, including, without limitation, advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available Ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, fraudulently charging credit cards, or pirating content.
Using the Service to collect any market research for a competing business.
Taking any action that imposes or may impose (in our sole discretion) an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on our technical infrastructure; using automated means, including spiders, robots, crawlers, data mining tools, or the like to download or scrape data from the Website, except for Internet search engines (e.g., Google) and non-commercial public archives (e.g., archive.org) that comply with our robots.txt file; or interfering with or attempting to interrupt the proper operation of the Service through the use of any virus, device, information collection or transmission mechanism, software or routine, or access or attempt to gain access to any data, files, or passwords related to the Service through hacking, password or data mining, or any other means.
Other Unlawful Activities
Using the Service to engage in activities, whether lawful or unlawful, that we determine to be harmful to our users, operations, reputation, goodwill, or customer relations.
IF WE BECOME AWARE OF ACTIVITIES THAT ARE HARMFUL OR VIOLATE THIS PERMITTED USE POLICY OR TERMS OF SERVICE, WE MAY TAKE ANY ACTION AS WE DEEM NECESSARY INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, REMOVING INFORMATION, IMPLEMENTING SCREENING SOFTWARE DESIGNED TO BLOCK OFFENDING TRANSMISSIONS, DENYING ACCESS TO THE WEBSITE OR SERVICE, IN OUR SOLE DISCRETION.
For complaints about infringements please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.