has adopted this Acceptable Use Policy in order to encourage the responsible
use of PlanetLink's services by our customers and other users ("Users"),
and to enable us to provide our Users with secure, reliable and productive
The PlanetLink network, including the websites hosted by PlanetLink
(collectively, the "PlanetLink Network"), may be used only for lawful
purposes. Users may not use the PlanetLink Network in order to transmit,
distribute or store materials that are:
violation of any applicable law.
a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret
or other intellectual property rights of others or the privacy,
publicity or other personal rights of others.
is obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.
and Network Security
Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the
security of the PlanetLink Network, including, without limitation:
Accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server
or account which such User is not authorized to access. Attempting
to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network
or to breach security or authentication measures without proper
authorization. Attempting to interfere with service to any user,
host or network, including, without limitation, via means of overloading,
"flooding", "mailbombing" or "crashing". Forging any TCP/IP packet
header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup
posting. Taking any action in order to obtain services to which
such User is not entitled. Violations of system or network security
may result in civil or criminal liability.
PlanetLink will investigate occurrences that may involve such violations
and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities
in prosecuting Users who are involved in such violations.
Users may not send unsolicited e-mail messages, including, without
limitation, bulk commercial advertising or informational announcements
("spam") in a way that could be reasonably expected to Adversely
impact the PlanetLink Network, including, without limitation:
Using an e-mail account on PlanetLink's network to send spam. Using
the service of another provider to send spam. Promote a site hosted
on or connected to the PlanetLink Network.
In addition, Users may not use the PlanetLink Network in order to:
e-mail messages which are excessive and/ or intended to harass
or annoy others.
to send e-mail messages to a recipient that has indicated that
he/she does not wish to receive them.
e-mail with forged TCP/IP packet header information Send malicious
e-mail, including, without limitation, "mailbombing".
or receive e-mail messages in a manner that violates the use policies
of any other Internet service provider.
an e-mail box exclusively as a storage space for data.
Users who post messages to Usenet newsgroups are responsible for
becoming familiar with any written charter or FAQ governing use
of such newsgroups and complying therewith. Regardless of such policies,
Users may not:
Post the same message, or a series of similar messages, to one or
more newsgroups (excessive cross-posting or multiple-posting, also
known as "Usenet spam"). Cancel or supersede posts not originally
posted by such User, unless such User does so in the course of his/her
duties as an official newsgroup moderator. Post any message with
forged packet header information. Post messages that are excessive
and/or intended to annoy or harass others, including, without limitation,
Any User which PlanetLink determines to have violated any element
of this Acceptable Use Policy shall receive a written warning, and
may be subject at PlanetLink's discretion to a temporary suspension
of service pending such User's agreement in writing to refrain from
any further violations; provided, however, that if PlanetLink deems
it necessary, it may immediately suspend or terminate such User's
service without issuing such a warning. Users which PlanetLink determines
to have committed a second violation of any element of this Acceptable
Use Policy shall be subject to immediate suspension or termination
of service without further notice.
PlanetLink does not monitor the PlanetLink Network at all times,
but reserves the right to do so. PlanetLink takes no responsibility
for any material input by others and not posted to the PlanetLink
Network by PlanetLink. PlanetLink is not responsible for the content
of any other websites linked to the PlanetLink Network; links are
provided as Internet navigation tools only.