ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
This section of your User agreement details some of the basic rules
of participation in the Internet community and constitutes part
of our terms of Service. By your use of the Service, you agree to
be bound by the terms of this Acceptable Use Policy. Future Technologies
reserves the sole and unconditional right to refuse, suspend or
terminate Service to anyone who violates these rules as determined
by Future Technologies, in its sole discretion.
1. Illegal Use – You agree not to use the Service for or in
the pursuit of illegal purposes. Future Technologies cooperates
with local and federal authorities in investigations into illegal
Internet use, and will take both criminal and civil legal action
against Users who are determined to be using the Service in an unlawful
way. You agree not to directly or indirectly allow a third party
to use the Service in an illegal or unsuitable manner.
2. Harassment – You agree not to use the Service for harassment,
threats, verbal abuse, and persistent unwanted contact of any kind.
Harassment covers any use of the Service to directly or indirectly
contact any other user (including users of another Internet service)
in an unwanted fashion. Harassment can be active, in forms such
as unwanted email, chat messages, or verbal declarations on a public
forum, or can be passive in the form of defamatory information posted
on web sites.
3. Disruption/Hacking – You agree not to make any attempt
to disrupt or attack the systems or Services provided by Future
Technologies or any third party. This includes any deliberate attempt
to interfere with another user’s ability to take advantage
of services offered online. This also includes any effort to secure
access to hardware and services without the consent of the provider
of those services.In using this Service, you may not use an IP address
or client ID not assigned to you, forge any TCP/IP packet header
or any part of the header information in an e-mail or newsgroup
posting or probe, scan or test the vulnerability of any system or
network by the use of sniffers, SNMP tools or any other method.
Hackers will be subject to the full extent of criminal law, and
Future Technologies reserves the right to seek damages or legal
recourse against Users who abuse, attack, or hack their systems,
servers, or Services.
4. Fraud/False Advertising – You agree not to post or transmit
fraudulent information on or through the Service. This can include
false advertising, identity theft, or misrepresentation of any kind
including phishing, forged email headers or fictitious email addresses.
5. Unsolicited Advertising/Spamming – You agree not to post
or transmit any unsolicited material through any active medium such
as email, chat, messaging, chain letters, advertisements, jokes,
etc. Future Technologies does not tolerate unsolicited mass emailing
(Spamming) of any kind, and the use of any of Future Technologies’
Services for this purpose is strictly prohibited. To assist Future
Technologies in preventing Spamming, Future Technologies may limit
the number of recipients allowed per email and/or limit the number
of e-mails You can send over a short period of time. Content falling
in this category is defined by the receiving user’s desire
to be contacted in the specified manner, so use good judgment if
you are sending to mailing lists. Future Technologies may also limit
or deny access to mail servers other than those hosted by Future
Technologies. You further agree not to collect or harvest account
information without the expressed consent of those from whom you
collect the information.
6. Disruptive Content – You agree not to post or transmit
any disruptive content. Certain kinds of content broadcast or displayed
on the Internet can generate a great deal of disruption and reaction
from the Internet community as a whole. This can include, but is
not limited to, material that is considered obscene, offensive,
or extremely controversial. While Future Technologies does not actively
censor its Users, the reaction this material can generate can be
expensive and time consuming, and as such makes the continued support
of Users generating this kind of content of questionable business
value to Future Technologies. You understand and agree that Future
Technologies may suspend or terminate your Service should your usage
result in significant complaint or constitute disruptive content,
as determined by Future Technologies in its sole discretion, from
the Internet community at large.
7. Extended Connections – Unless you are a Business Class
subscriber, this Service is intended for personal, periodic, and
active use of the World Wide Web, email, news groups, games and
file transfers; You may stay connected so long as You are using
the Service for this purpose. Future Technologies reserves the right
to terminate the Service at any time if it determines you are using
the Service for extended high bandwidth connections.
8. Use of Servers, PtP and Internet appliances – Unless you
are a Future Technologies Business Class Customer, you agree that
you will not establish or operate a web server, email server, FTP
server, file server or run any other server applications and/or
software providing server-like functionality in connection with
the Service. Use of PtP programs like Napster, Bearshare, Limewire
and Bittorrent is allowed but must be limited! Use of internet aplliances
such as sling box's, ip cameras or other audio/video streaming device's
is allowed but must be limited. Interpretation will be at the sole
discretion of Future Technologies.
9. Excessive Bandwidth – Unless you are a Future Technologies
Business Customer, You agree that You will not use continued and
sustained excessive bandwidth as defined by the Future Technologies
Terms of Service in connection with Your use of the Service. If
Future Technologies determines, in its sole discretion, that You
are using a continuous and sustained excessive amount of bandwidth
as defined by the Future Technologies Terms of Service or You are
violating any of the above terms, Future Technologies may take some
or all of the following actions, in its sole discretion: 1) seek
a clarification of Your activity patterns; 2)Disconnect Your sessions
during periods of such violations; 3) Require you to upgrade to
a higher service package or Business Class service; 4) Reduce your
maximum allowed connection speed; 5) Terminate your Service.
10. Reselling or Reconfiguring the Service- You may not resell the
Service or redistribute or reconfigure the Service to allow others
to use the Service in an illegal, fraudulent or inappropriate manner.
Interpretation will be at the sole discretion of Future Technologies.
11. Excessive Use of Future Technologies Outbound SMTP Mail Servers
– Use of Future Technologies outbound SMTP mail servers is
restricted to 150 outbound mail messages per hour.
12. Copyright Infringement – Future Technologies respects
the intellectual property rights of others and expects you to do
the same. Future Technologies will terminate the account of any
User who unlawfully transmits copyrighted material without a license
or privilege to do so. Future Technologies will terminate such account
after receiving proper notification by the copyright holder to our
office, and if we have a good faith belief, in our sole discretion,
that infringement has occurred. Our ability to terminate your account
is in addition to and not instead of any and all other remedies
that we may have against you under the law.
13. Reporting Other Abuse - To report other abuse of this Acceptable
Use Policy, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org