Acceptable Use Policy
This Acceptable Use Policy applies to all persons and entities (collectively, "customers") using the products and services of Omniweb, Inc., ("Omniweb") including Internet service. The policy is designed to protect the security, integrity, reliability, and privacy of both the Omniweb network and the products and services Omniweb offers to its customers. Omniweb reserves the right to modify this policy at any time, effective immediately upon posting of the modification. Your use of Omniweb products and services constitutes your acceptance of the Acceptable Use Policy in effect at the time of your use. You are solely responsible for any and all acts and omissions that occur during or relating to your use of the service, and you agree not to engage in any unacceptable use of the service.
What Uses are Prohibited?
Unacceptable use includes, but is not limited to, any of the following:
- Posting, transmission, re-transmission, or storing material on or through any of Omniweb products
or services, if in the sole judgment of Omniweb such posting, transmission, re-transmission or storage is: (a) in violation of
any local, state, federal, or non-United States law or regulation (including rights protected by copyright, trade secret,
patent or other intellectual property or similar laws or regulations); (b) threatening or abusive; (c) obscene; (d) indecent;
or (e) defamatory. Each customer shall be responsible for determining what laws or regulations are applicable to his or her
use of the products and services.
- Installation or distribution of "pirated" or other software products that are not
appropriately licensed for use by customer.
- Resale of Omniweb’s products and services without the express prior written consent of
- Deceptive marketing practices.
- Actions that restrict or inhibit anyone - whether a customer of Omniweb or otherwise - in
his or her use or enjoyment of Omniweb products and services, or that generate excessive network traffic through the use of
automated or manual routines that are not related to ordinary personal or business use of Internet services.
- Introduction of malicious programs into the Omniweb network or servers or other products
and services of Omniweb (e.g., viruses, trojan horses and worms).
- Causing or attempting to cause security breaches or disruptions of Internet
communications. Examples of security breaches include but are not limited to accessing data of which the customer is not an
intended recipient, or logging into a server or account that the customer is not expressly authorized to access. Examples of
disruptions include but are not limited to port scans, flood pings, packet spoofing and forged routing
- Executing any form of network monitoring that will intercept data not intended for the
- Circumventing user authentication or security of any host, network or
- Interfering with or denying service to any user other than the customer host (e.g.,
denial of service attack).
- Using any program/script/command, or sending messages of any kind, designed to interfere
with, or to disable a user terminal session.
- Failing to comply with Omniweb procedures relating to the activities of customers on
- Furnishing false or incorrect data on the order form contract (electronic or paper)
including fraudulent use of credit card numbers or attempting to circumvent or alter the processes or procedures to measure
time, bandwidth utilization or other methods to document "use" of Omniweb products or services.
- Sending unsolicited mail messages, including the sending of "junk mail" or other
advertising material to individuals who did not specifically request such material, who were not previous customers of the
customer or with whom the customer does not have an existing business relationship (e.g., E-mail "spam"); or distributing,
advertising or promoting software or services that have the primary purpose of encouraging or facilitating unsolicited
commercial E-mail or spam.
- Harassment, whether through language, frequency, or size of messages.
- Unauthorized use or forging of mail header information.
- Solicitations of mail or any other E-mail address other than that of the poster
account or service, with the intent to harass or collect replies.
- Creating or forwarding "chain letters" or other "pyramid schemes" of any
- Use of unsolicited E-mail originating from within the Omniweb network or networks of
other Internet Service Providers on behalf of or to advertise any service hosted by Omniweb or connected via the Omniweb
- Exporting, re-exporting, or permitting downloads of any content in violation of the
export or import laws of the United States or without all required approvals, licenses and exemptions.
No failure or delay in exercising or enforcing this policy shall constitute a waiver of the policy or of any other right or remedy. If any provision of this policy is deemed unenforceable due to law or change in law, such a provision shall be disregarded and the balance of the policy shall remain in effect.
Upon notification of the existence of an abusable resource (e.g., open news server, unsecured mail relay, or smurf amplifier), the customer shall immediately take all necessary steps to avoid any further abuse of such resource. Any abuse of an open resource that occurs after the customer has received such notification shall be considered a violation of this policy and enforced as such.
Omniweb may immediately suspend and/or terminate the customer service for violation of any provision of this policy upon verbal or written notice, which notice may be provided by voicemail or E-mail. Prior to suspension or termination, Omniweb attempts to work with our customers to cure violations of this policy and ensure that there is no re-occurrence; however, Omniweb reserves the right to suspend or terminate based on a first offense
Electronic Communications Privacy Act Notice
Omniweb makes no guarantee of confidentiality or privacy of any information transmitted through or stored upon Omniweb technology, and makes no guarantee that any other entity or group of users will be included or excluded from Omniweb network. In addition, Omniweb may periodically monitor transmissions over its network for maintenance, service quality assurance or any other purpose permitted by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, P.L. No. 99-508, as amended
If you are unsure of whether any contemplated use or action is permitted, please contact Omniweb with a full description of the situation.