Acceptable Use Policy
This Acceptable Use Policy is incorporated by reference into each
contract Viaplix enters into with a customer (each,
a "Customer") for the use of such Services.
Viaplix may modify this Policy at any time without
The purpose of this Policy
is to enhance the quality of the Services and to protect
Viaplix's customers, and the Internet community
as a whole, from illegal, irresponsible, or disruptive
Internet activities. This Policy applies to each Customer
nd its employees, agents, contractors or other users
of such Customer who obtain Services from Viaplix
(each such person being a "User"). Each
User should use common sense and good judgment in
connection with the Services. Parents or guardians
should always supervise minors in using the Internet.
Parents and guardians should remain aware at all times
of what is on the Internet and how the minors under
their care are using the Services and the Internet.
Users may not:
- Utilize the Services to send mass unsolicited e-mail to third parties.
- Utilize the Services in connection with any illegal activity. Without limiting the general application of this
rule, Users may not:
i) Utilize the Services to copy material from third parties (including text, graphics, music, videos or other copyrightable material) without proper authorization;
ii) Utilize the Services to misappropriate or infringe the patents, copyrights, trademarks or other intellectual property rights of any third party;
ii)Utilize the Services to traffic in illegal drugs, illegal gambling, obscene materials or other any products or services that are prohibited under applicable law;
ii)Utilize the Services to export encryption software to points outside the United States in violation of applicable export control laws; or
ii)Utilize the Services in any manner that violates applicable law.
- Utilize the Services in connection with any tortious or actionable
activity. Without limiting the general application of this rule, Users may not:
i) Utilize the Services to publish or disseminate information that (A) constitutes slander, libel or defamation, (B) publicizes the personal information or likeness of a person without that persons consent or (C) otherwise violates the privacy rights of any person.
i) Utilize the Services to threaten persons with bodily harm, to make harassing or abusive statements or messages, or to solicit the performance of acts or services that are illegal under applicable law.
- Utilize the Services in connection with any other disruptive
or abusive activity. Without limiting the general application of this rule,
Users may not:
i) Utilize the Services to cause denial of service attacks against Viaplix or other network hosts or Internet users or to otherwise degrade or impair the operation of Viaplixs servers and facilities or the servers and facilities of other network hosts or Internet users;
ii) Post messages or software programs that consume excessive CPU time or storage space;
iii) Utilize the Services to offer mail services, mail forwarding capabilities, POP accounts or autoresponders other than for the Users own account;
iv) Utilize the Services to resell access to CGI scripts installed on Viaplixs servers;
v) Utilize the Services to subvert, or assist others in subverting, the security or integrity of any Viaplix systems, facilities or equipment;
vi) Utilize the Services to gain unauthorized access to the computer networks of Viaplix or any other person;
vii) Utilize the Services to provide passwords or access codes to persons not authorized to receive such materials by the operator of the system requiring the password or access code;
viii) Utilize the Services to (A) forge the signature or other identifying mark or code of any other person, (B) impersonate or assume the identity or any other person, or (C) engage in any other activity (including "spoofing") to attempt to deceive or mislead other persons regarding the true identity of the User (excluding the use of ix) Utilize the Services to distribute or post any virus, worm, Trojan horse, or computer code intended to disrupt services, destroy data, destroy or damage equipment, or disrupt the operation of the Services;
x) Utilize the Services to conduct port scans or other invasive procedures against any server (except any server for which the User is an authorized system administrator);
xi) Utilize the Services to distribute, advertise or promote software or services that have the primary purpose of encouraging or facilitating unsolicited commercial e-mail or spam;
xii) Utilize the Services to solicit
or collect, or distribute, advertise or promote,
e-mail address lists for the purpose of encouraging
or facilitating unsolicited commercial e-mail
xiii) Utilize the Services in any manner that might subject Viaplix to unfavorable regulatory action, subject Viaplix to any liability for any reason, or adversely affect Viaplixs public image, reputation or goodwill, including, without limitation, sending or distributing sexually explicit, hateful, vulgar, racially, ethnically or otherwise objectionable materials as determined by Viaplix in its sole discretion; or
xiv) Utilize the Services in any other manner to interrupt or interfere with the Internet usage of other persons.
Viaplix expressly disclaims any obligation to monitor its Customers and other Users with
respect to violations of this Policy. Viaplix s no liability or responsibility for the actions
of any of its Customers or other Users or any content any User may post on any Web site.
b) Reporting Non-Copyright Violation:
Viaplix encourages Users to report violations of this policy by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org,
including in any such report the name of the offending domain (for example, xyz.com) and the type of
abuse (for example, spam, illegal acts, harassment, etc.) in the "subject" field of the e-mail.
etc.) in the "subject" field of the e-mail.
c) Reporting Copyright Violation:
Viaplix complies with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"). Viaplix encourages Users
to report an alleged copyright infringement involving p;a user by sending a notice that complies with the DMCA to:
Attention: Corporate Counsel
7 Pintail Road
Walpole, MA 02081
If Viaplix learns of a violation of this Policy,
Viaplix will respond to the applicable Customer and may, in Viaplixs sole discretion,
take any of the following actions, in accordance with the severity and duration of the violation:
a) Warning the Customer;
b) Suspending the offending Customer from the Services;
c) Terminating the offending Customer from the Services;
d) Imposing fees or charges on the offending Customer account in accordance with the applicable service contract;
e) Removing the offending content; and
f) Taking other action in accordance with this Policy, the applicable service contract or applicable law.
Reservation of Rights
Viaplix reserves the right to cooperate with appropriate legal
authorities in investigations of claims of illegal
activity involving Viaplixs Services, Customers
and other Users. Viaplix reserves all other rights
to respond to violations of this Policy to the extent
of applicable law and in accordance with any applicable
contractual obligations. Viaplix may utilize technical
means to monitor communications into, and out of,
its network facilities to prevent the introduction
of viruses or other hostile code, to prevent intrusions
and otherwise to enforce this Policy and each Customer
agrees that Viaplix is authorized to monitor its
communications through Viaplix's network for such
Viaplix LLC, Version 1.0 - Last updated July 1, 2017