Northland Communications Acceptable User Policy
Please read the following as it set forth the guidelines for Acceptable User Policy for the Northland Communications, LLC. (CVB) service and sets forth conduct that is prohibited.
Account holders of Northland Communications services should be aware that there is content on the internet which might be offensive or does not comply with all laws, regulations or rules. Therefore we recommend that you use software designed to limit access to some material on the internet. Northland Communications supports unrestricted use of the internet and does not assume responsibility for content on the internet and has no obligation to monitor transmissions under normal circumstances. As a Northland Communications customer you bear full responsibility for communications and content provided through Northland Communications service.
You agree to that Northland Communications has the right to monitor transmissions when necessary and to disclose violations as required by law, regulation or other government requests. As mentioned in our Terms of Service Agreement, we may remove any content that, in our sole discretion, may be illegal, may subject us to liability, or which may violate this Policy.
Northland Communications will cooperate with law enforcement authorities when necessary and expects all account holders to notify us of any legal violations, violations of this policy or other matters of concern.
Violations of Northland Communicationss Acceptable User Policy
The following constitute violations of this Acceptable User Policy and you agree to restrain from these activities:
Unsolicited E-mail: Using this service to send unsolicited e-mail is prohibited. Sending large quantities of unwanted or unsolicited e-mail (spamming or e-mail-bombing) to individual e-mail accounts is prohibited.
Obscene Material: Posting, or transmitting obscene material or child pornography is prohibited.
Harm to Minors: Using the Northland Communications service to harm or attempt to harm. endanger, harass, or otherwise threaten minors in any way is prohibited.
Threats. Using the Northland Communications service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting, or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property.
Harmful Use: You may not use the Northland Communications service to post or transmit any unlawful, abusive, libelous, defamatory, threatening, vulgar, obscene, indecent, hateful, or otherwise objectionable information of any kind.
Harassment: Using the Northland Communications service to transmit any material by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise that harasses another either by the frequency of activity or by contents prohibited.
Impersonation or Forgery: Using the Northland Communications service to send e-mail or newsgroup articles or postings using a name or address of someone other than yourself, attempting to impersonate any person, or using forged headers or other identifying information is prohibited. Adding, removing, or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. The use of anonymous remailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.
Illegal Use or Potentially Illegal Use: Using the Northland Communications service to transmit or make available by e-mail, uploading, or otherwise, any material that, intentionally or unintentionally, violates any applicable local, state or national or international law, or any rules or regulations promulgated there under or give indication that such violation may be occurring. By way of example, and not limitation, such activity would include the receipt or distribution of material potentially deemed obscene under current statutes or the offering of child pornography and related activities.
Unsolicited Commercial e-mail/ Unsolicited Bulk e-mail: Using the Northland Communications service to transmit any unsolicited commercial e-mail or unsolicited bulk e-mail (spamming) is prohibited. Activities that have the effect of facilitating unsolicited commercial e-mail or unsolicited bulk e-mail whether or not that e-mail is commercial in nature, are prohibited.
Unauthorized Access and Privacy Violation:. Using the Northland Communications service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of Northland Communications or another entity's computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data. Security violations include but are not limited to:
1. attempts to compromise or gain unauthorized access to any other Internet account or unauthorized system
2. altering the header of e-mail messages that conceal your e-mail address or prevents recipients from responding
3. interfering with any user, system or network, including any denial of service attack
any use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security including cracking tools, network probing tools, programs for guessing passwords or credit card numbers and any application that allows the remote control of another system without the knowledge of that systems operator.
Collection of Personal Data: Using the Northland Communications service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or permission is prohibited.
Reselling the Northland Communications Service. Reselling the Northland Communications service without Northland Communications written authorization is prohibited
Transmission of Destructive Materials: Posting or transmitting any information or software which contains a virus, lock, key, bomb, worm, trojan horse or other harmful component is prohibited.
Network disruptions and unfriendly activity. Using the Northland Communications service for any activity that adversely affects the ability of other people or systems to use the Northland Communications service or the internet. This includes "denial of service" (DOS) attacks against another network host or individual user. Interference with or disruption of other network users, network services, web sites or network equipment is prohibited. It is the Customer's responsibility to ensure that their network is configured in a secure manner. A Customer may not, through action or inaction, allow others to use their network or access for illegal or inappropriate actions. A Customer may not permit their network, through action or inaction, to be configured in such a way
Unauthorized use or Account Sharing: Sharing accounts with anyone other than immediate family members is prohibited.. Running programs or servers that provide network services to others through the Northland Communications such as web hosting, multi-user interactive forums, game servers is prohibited. You may not obtain or attempt to obtain the Northland Communications service by any means or device with intent to avoid payment. Accordingly, Northland Communications maintains the right to terminate any customer's connection following any extended period of inactivity as determined by Northland Communications in its sole discretion.
Thank You for your cooperation!