Ind-Co Cable T.V. may modify this Acceptable Use Policy at any time without notifying its users. For this reason, Ind-Co Cable T.V. users should consult the Ind-Co Cable T.V. website (www.indco.net/policy/) regularly to ensure that their actions are in compliance with the most recent version of the Acceptable Use Policy. In the event of any conflict between this Acceptable use Policy and the Ind-Co Cable T.V. Terms and Conditions of Use, this Acceptable Use Policy will govern.
You agree that, if any portion of this Policy is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed consistent with applicable law as nearly as possible, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect.
Ind-Co Cable T.V. provides a variety of Internet services (the Services) to residences and businesses (the Customer).
1.1 This Acceptable Use Policy is designed to foster an online environment of mutual respect in which everyone is able to enjoy the benefits of Ind-Co Cable T.V. We believe that the restrictions set out in this Acceptable Use Policy represents a fair balance between the freedom of the individual and the need for some basic rules to ensure that Indco.net's Internet access is not used in an abusive or illegal way.
1.2 Ind-Co Cable T.V. users are responsible for ensuring that their accounts are used in accordance with this Acceptable Use Policy. If Ind-Co Cable T.V. has reason to suspect that a user, or anyone using a user's account, is violating this Policy, then the account in question may be suspended pending an investigation. If, after an investigation, Ind-Co Cable T.V. determines that an account has been used in violation of this Policy, Ind-Co Cable T.V. may, in its discretion, terminate the user account. If you do not agree to abide by this Acceptable Use Policy please notify Ind-Co Cable T.V. Customer Service immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org
1.3 Ind-Co Cable T.V. does not actively monitor its user's use of its services. We rely on our users to govern themselves and to protect the integrity of the network by reporting any violations of this Acceptable Use Policy to email@example.com
1.4 Ind-Co Cable T.V. has the right, but not the obligation, to investigate any violation or alleged violation of this Acceptable Use Policy, including the right to examine any information or material on Ind-Co Cable T.V. servers.
1.5 Ind-Co Cable T.V. has the right, but not the obligation, to remove any content that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of any part of this Acceptable Use Policy.
1.6 Ind-Co Cable T.V. has the right, but not the obligation, to take any steps it deems necessary to prevent violations of this Acceptable Use Policy from occurring.
1.7 The failure of Ind-Co Cable T.V. to enforce this Policy, for whatever reason, shall not be construed as a waiver of any right to do so at any time.
2.0 Illegal Activities
Ind-Co Cable T.V. users must not use Ind-Co Cable T.V. to encourage, facilitate or engage in any illegal activities, including, without limitation:
Defamation: posting or transmitting any material which is defamatory under any applicable law;
Fraud: posting or transmitting any information that you know or ought to know is false, and that you intend others to rely on;
Unlawful material: posting or disseminating unlawful material
False advertising: posting or transmitting any advertising or promotional materials that contain false, deceptive or misleading statements, claims or representations;
Copyright violation: posting or transmitting any information, software, photograph, video, graphic, music, sound and other material in violation of another person's copyright; and
Trade-mark violation: posting, transmitting, displaying or using any words or symbols that violate any other person's rights in its trade-mark or trade-name.
3.0 Electronic Mail
Ind-Co Cable T.V. no longer hosts electronic mail (e-mail) for our customers.
4.0 Security, Privacy and Hacking
The Customer is responsible for any misuse of the Services that originate from their account, even activities committed by any friend, family, co-worker, employee, guest or anyone with access to the account. Customers must ensure that others not gain unauthorized access to the Services.
4.1 Ind-Co Cable T.V. users must not:
Disrupt or interfere with the normal operation of Indco.net systems, networks, or activities in any way that adversely affects the ability of other people, or systems to use Indco.net services or the Internet, including, but not limited to:
Denial of service attacks;
Flooding of networks;
Attempts to overload a service; and
Attempts to cause system crashes, or attempt to do so; or
Use any unauthorized program to connect the user to any Ind-Co Cable T.V. Internet Relay Chat (IRC) server, including, but not limited to, IRC bots or clone bots;
Gain access or attempt to gain access to the private systems or data of Indco.net, without the prior consent of Indco.net.
4.2 Ind-Co Cable T.V. users must not use their Ind-Co Cable T.V. accounts to:
Circumvent or attempt to circumvent security or authentication systems on any host, network hardware, or user accounts, including, but not limited to, logging into any server, account or network without authorization and electronically probing the security of any system or network; or
Disrupt or interfere with the normal operation of any system or network operated by any third party, or attempt to do so.
Gain access or attempt to gain access to the private systems or data of Indco.net, or any third party without the prior consent of Indco.net or the third party.
5.0 Usenet Newsgroups
5.1 Ind-Co Cable T.V. users must not:
Post a single article or substantially similar articles to an excessive number of newsgroups, or cross-post to an excessive number of newsgroups;
Post articles on a newsgroup which are off-topic according to the newsgroup charter;
Post binary or encoded binary files to newsgroups not specifically designated for that purpose;
Post commercial messages on a non-commercial Indco.net newsgroup without prior approval from Indco.net;
Engage in any of (a), (b), (c) or (d) from a provider other than Indco.net and use an account on Indco.net as an e-mail return address or ?drop? for responses, or
Engage in any of (a), (b), (c) or (d) from a provider other than Indco.net for the purpose of drawing attention to a service hosted by or on Indco.net's network.
Indco.net reserves the right to discontinue access to any Usenet newsgroup at any time and for any reason.
6.0 Censorship and Adult Materials
Ind-Co Cable T.V. believes in freedom of expression and the right of individuals to decide for themselves what they want to see and listen to. We do not believe it is the place of an ISP to censor or regulate the Internet. However, users must not use Ind-Co Cable T.V. to transmit or post any information or image that is criminally obscene or otherwise prohibited under any applicable law.
Ind-Co Cable T.V. assumes NO responsibility for Internet content available through the Services. Customers are responsible for restricting access to sexually explicit material on the Internet, by purchasing the appropriate filtering software, or by monitoring Internet use. Content questions or complaints should be addressed to the content provider.
7.1 False Pretences. Users must not use Ind-Co Cable T.V. to impersonate any person or use a fictitious user name with any of Ind-Co Cable T.V. services, including in any e-mail, Usenet posting, or Internet Relay Chat (IRC) site. This restriction does not preclude the use of nicknames in IRC, the use of anonymous remailer services, or postings to any site that permits pseudonyms.
7.2 Unsolicited Advertising. Users must not use Ind-Co Cable T.V. to post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials or other forms of solicitation to any person except in those areas and on those websites that are designated for such a purpose.
7.3 Harassment, Threats and Abuse. Users must not use Ind-Co Cable T.V. to harass, threaten, or abuse any person or group of people by any means.
7.4 Crude or Offensive Postings. Users must not use Ind-Co Cable T.V. to post offensive or crude messages or images on publicly accessible pages or sites, except where such messages or images are appropriate having regard to the nature of the site. Indco.net has the right, but not the obligation, to remove messages or images that Ind-Co Cable T.V., in its sole discretion, determines are offensive.
7.5 Multiple access. Users must not maintain more than one simultaneous connection to Ind-Co Cable T.V. or any Ind-Co Cable T.V. service, IRC Chat group, or newsgroup.
7.6 Disruptive Conduct. Users must not use Ind-Co Cable T.V. to disrupt the normal flow of online dialogue, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users, individuals or entities.
8.0 Bandwidth/Network Traffic and Other Limitations.
You must comply with the current bandwidth/network traffic, data storage and other limitations on the Services.
Users must ensure that their activity does not improperly restrict, inhibit or degrade any other customer's use of the Services, nor represent (in the sole judgment of Ind-Co Cable T.V.) an unusually large burden on the network itself. The guidelines for Bandwidth/Network Traffic Usage/month for each service package are the following:
Cable Internet Packages no longer have a data cap.
You may download/upload as much as you want.
Customers may not resell, share, or otherwise distribute the Services or any portion thereof to any third party without the written consent of Ind-Co Cable T.V. For example, you cannot provide Internet access to others through a wireless or dial-up connection, host shell accounts over the Internet, provide email or news service, or send a news feed unless express permission is granted by the customer agreement.
You may not provide network services to others via the Ind-Co Cable T.V. Internet Access.
This Acceptable Use Policy is subject to change without notice. The current version of the Acceptable Use Policy is always available at www.indco.net/policy/.
10.0 Questions and Complaints
Please direct any questions you may have regarding this Acceptable Use policy and complaints regarding violations of this Policy by other Indco.net users to firstname.lastname@example.org