Acceptable Use Policy

Neither the Customer nor any of the Customer’s Representatives shall:

(i) invade another person’s privacy; unlawfully use, possess, post, transmit or disseminate obscene, profane or pornographic material; post, transmit, distribute or disseminate content which is unlawful, threatening, harassing, abusive, libelous, slanderous, defamatory or otherwise offensive or objectionable; unlawfully promote or incite hatred; or post, transmit or disseminate objectionable information, including, without limitation, any transmissions constituting or encouraging conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any municipal, provincial, federal or international law, order or regulation;

(ii) access any computer systems, software, data, or any confidential, copyright protected or patent protected material of any other person, without the knowledge and consent of such person, make unauthorized attempts to gain access to any account or computer resource not belonging to the Customer (i.e., engage in spoofing), or otherwise gain unauthorized access to, alter, or destroy any information of another person by any means or device;

(iii) upload, post, publish, deface, modify, transmit, reproduce, or distribute in any way, information, software or other material which is protected by copyright, or other proprietary right, or related derivative works, without obtaining any required permission of the copyright owner or rights holder, or otherwise complying with applicable laws;

(iv) directly or indirectly restrict, inhibit or otherwise interfere with the ability of any other person to access or use the Internet, including without limitation by posting or transmitting any information or software which contains a virus, lock, key, bomb, worm, trojan horse or other harmful or debilitating feature; or

(v) send unsolicited e-mail that causes complaints from the recipients of such unsolicited email (i.e., engage in spamming), nor send large quantities of unwanted or unsolicited e-mail to individual e-mail accounts (i.e., engage in mail-bombing). For the purpose of this Agreement, the Customer will be responsible for any such actions taken through or using the Customer’s equipment, hardware and/or software, whether or not such actions are taken with the knowledge or consent of the Customer or any of its Representatives.