ETS Telco’s goal is to provide its clients with the best Internet service possible. To accomplish this, ETS Telco has adopted this Acceptable Use Policy (the “Policy”). This Policy outlines acceptable use of ETS Telco’s network. All ETS Telco clients and all others who use the Service (the “client”, “user”, “you”, or “your”) must comply with this Policy. We take the violation of this acceptable use policy very seriously and will investigate any reported violations. If we determine that a customer has violated this policy, we may take corrective action, up to and including suspension or termination of the customer's internet service. We may also report any illegal activity to the appropriate authorities.
If you do not agree to comply with this Policy, you must immediately stop all use of the Service and notify ETS Telco, so that we can close your account. ETS Telco’s clients who provide services to end users are responsible for such end user's compliance with the terms of this AUP and must take steps to ensure compliance by their users. By using or accessing ETS Telco’s services, Clients agree to be bound by the terms of the AUP.
ETS Telco reserves the right to modify, the Policy at any time, effective upon posting at ETStelco.com. Clients are responsible for monitoring this website for changes. Use of ETS Telco’s Services after changes to the AUP are posted on the website shall be deemed to constitute Clients’ acceptance of such new or additional terms of the AUP.
The ETS Telco network may be used only for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution or storage of any materials in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation:
Material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, software piracy, patents or other intellectual property right without proper authorization.
Engaging in activity that violates privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others. Material that is obscene, abusive, defamatory, harassing, or threatening language constituting an illegal threat or violates export control laws.
Exploitation of vulnerabilities in hardware or software for malicious purposes such as exploitation of scripts presented on web pages.
Violations of system or network security are prohibited and may result in criminal and civil liability. ETS Telco will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement, if a criminal violation is suspected.
Examples of system or network violations include, without limitation the following:
Unauthorized access to or use of computers, data, systems, accounts or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or an attempt to penetrate security measures of another individual’s system (known as ‘hacking’) is prohibited.
Unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or system without express authorization of the owner of the system or network.
Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail-bombing, flood, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks.
Engaging in or permitting any network or hosting activity that results in the blacklisting or other blockage of ETS Telco IP space is prohibited.
Also, attempting to circumvent Client authentication or security of any hosts, network, or account (‘cracking’) without authorization is prohibited. Simulating communications (“phishing”) from and/or to a website or other service of another entity in order to collect identity information, authentication credentials, or other information from the legitimate users of that entity’s service is prohibited.
Exporting encryption software over the Internet or to points outside the United States is prohibited.
Using malware or other means (“pharming”) to redirect a user to a website or other service that simulates a service offered by a legitimate entity in order to collect identity information, authentication credentials, or other information from the legitimate users of that entity’s service is prohibited.
Activities that disrupt the use of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use the ETS Telco network, system, service, or equipment by utilizing programs, scripts, or commands to abuse a website.
Sending unsolicited mail messages is prohibited, including without limitation,
Client is prohibited from sending unsolicited bulk and/or commercial messages over the Internet (‘spamming’). This includes receiving replies from unsolicited emails or configuring any email server in such a way that it will accept third party emails for forwarding. Bulk email may only be sent to recipients who have expressly requested receipt of such email messages through a ‘verified opt-in’ process. Users that send bulk email messages must maintain complete and accurate records of all email subscription requested, specifically including the email and associated headers sent by every subscriber and shall immediately provide ETS Telco with such records upon request. If a site has roaming users who wish to use a common mail server, the mail server must be configured to require user identification and authorization.
Service must not be used to:
Send messages to any individual or entity who has indicated that they do not wish to receive a message from you.
Collect or redirect responses from unsolicited messages sent from accounts on another Internet hosts or messaging services which violates this policy, or the equivalent policy or any other policy of any other Internet service provider or website. Moreover, unsolicited messages sent from accounts on other Internet hosts or messaging services may not direct the recipient to any website or other resource that uses ETS Telco’s network.
Purchase lists of email addresses from third parties for mailing to or from any ETS Telco hosted domain, or referencing ETS Telco account, is prohibited.
Distribute Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses, flooding, mail bombing, or denial of service attacks or distributing information regarding the creation of such viruses, worms, etc. for reasons other than mitigation or prevention is prohibited. Also, activities that disrupt the use of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use the network or any connected network, system, service or equipment is prohibited. Transmitting, distributing or storing information or material, that, as reasonably determined by ETS Telco, is threatening, abusive, violates the privacy of others or which violates any applicable law or regulation, that is harmful to or interferes with ETS Telco’s provision of Service, the ETS Telco network or any third party’s network, equipment, applications, services or websites, that is fraudulent or contains false, deceptive or misleading statements, claims or representations (i.e., phishing), and deceptive marketing practices including, without limitation to, practices that violated United States Federal Trade Commission’s guidelines for proper online marketing schemes is prohibited.
Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. Using ETS Telco’s network to advertise, transmit, store, post, display or otherwise make available child pornography or obscene speech or materials is prohibited. ETS Telco does not prohibit any material allowed by law. ETS Telco is required by law to notify law enforcement agencies when it becomes aware of the presence of child pornography on or being transmitted through the ETS Telco network.
Downloading content (including receiving emails) from the Internet which may introduce viruses or other harmful features to the client’s computer,
Purchase goods or services using the Internet Transmitting confidential information over the Internet (such as credit card numbers or other business information), or some activities that clients can perform when accessing the Internet may be harmful or cause loss to client, other people that may access client’s service, or client’s equipment including, without limitation:
Accessing and viewing content on the Internet or otherwise available through the service that may be offensive to some individuals, or inappropriate for children.
Client shall bear all risk associated with the activities referred to in paragraph (a) above and ETS Telco does not have any liability for any claims, losses, actions, damages, suites or proceeding arising out of or otherwise relating to such activities.
Client may minimize the risk of accessing illegal or offensive content as well as managing use of the Internet by using a filtering solution. ETS Telco does not provide these filtering solutions as part of the Service and it is the client’s responsibility to implement these measures.
The use of the ETS Telco network by a Client is subject to the terms and conditions of any agreements entered into by such Client with ETS Telco. This AUP is incorporated into such agreements by reference. We respect our customers' privacy and are committed to protecting their personal information. We collect and retain only the information that is necessary to provide our internet service, and we use industry-standard security measures to safeguard that information. Specifically, we: Collect only the minimum amount of personal information necessary to provide our internet service, including customer name, address, and contact information. Use customer information only for the purpose of providing our internet service and improving our customer experience. Do not share customer information with third parties unless required by law or with the customer's explicit consent. Retain customer information only for as long as necessary to provide our internet service, unless required by law to retain it for a longer period.
Any complaints regarding prohibited use of other abuse of the ETS Telco Network, including violations of this AUP, should be reported to ETS Telco. We are committed to providing our customers with a safe and enjoyable internet experience, while also protecting their privacy and personal information. By following this acceptable use policy, our customers can help us achieve this goal.