MainStreetChamber Local Site Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)Our goal is to allow our users complete access to everything the Internet has to offer, and to help them build their businesses. This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) facilitates this goal by governing your use of our network. Because of the evolving nature of the Internet, our business, and the various ways in which our network may be abused, abusive activities not set out in this AUP may still be prohibited. For the same reason, we reserve the right to update this AUP from time-to-time. The most recent version will always be posted here.
1. Accepted UsesYou may use our network for lawful purposes only. Your use must also correspond with accepted Internet usage, not endanger our network or our corporate business goals. What is acceptable is determined solely by us. We do review, edit, censor, and take responsibility for any information transmitted using our network. Any material that we deem unsuitable, offensive, or illegal content or transactions will be immediately communicated with the appropriate leader to rectify the issue or we will shut down the site completely until necessary means of correction are taken.
2. Intellectual property rights are respected.Our designated agent for receipt of complaints about copyright infringement is:
3395 S. Jones Bvld. #313
Las Vegas, NV 89146
You are required to comply with U.S. laws governing copyrights, trademarks, patents and other laws governing intellectual property. Please send complaints about abuse of intellectual property rights, other than copyright, to the address in paragraph 7 .
3. Certain content is prohibited.You are responsible for any content transmitted, or accessed, using our network. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any applicable law, regulation is prohibited. You may not use our network to directly facilitate the violation of any particular law, regulation or this AUP. The activities listed below are meant to provide you with examples of activities that are strictly prohibited by this AUP. Use of our network to engage in the following activities is strictly prohibited:
- defamation, harassment, obscenity, or threatening activity;
- selling, or otherwise disseminating, pornography or other erotic material, regardless of its literary merit;
- gambling or chain letters, regardless of content, and regardless of your citizenship;
- advertising, advocating or operating HYIP, Ponzi or Pyramid schemes;
- posting a single article or substantially similar articles to an excessive number of newsgroups (i.e., more than 20) or continued posting of articles which are off-topic according to the newsgroup charter, or which provoke complaints from the regular readers of the newsgroup for being inappropriate);
- impersonating another user or otherwise falsifying one’s user name in e-mail, Usenet postings, on Internet Relay Chat (IRC), or with any other Internet service;
- network unfriendly activity: attempts to interfere with our network or network connections or which adversely affect the ability of other people or systems to use our network or the Internet;
- creating, posting or sending Warez, Roms, CD-Keys, cracks, passwords, serial numbers, Internet viruses, worms or Trojan horses, flood or mail bombs, or engaging in denial of service attacks;
- posting links to prohibited items, facilitating a violation of this AUP, or instructing others in illegal or prohibited activities; and
- setting up or using (via the Service) proxies of any kind.
- If you believe that our customer is using our network in violation of this paragraph, please contact us using the contact information set out in paragraph 7 below.
4. We are each responsible for ensuring the stability of our network.Our network is designed to meet the anticipated needs of our customers, users, and our needs. If we determine that your use of our network impairs the stability of our network, we may suspend your use of the network, or terminate our agreement with you. Examples of activity that jeopardize the stability of our network include, but are not limited to: items listed in paragraph 3, using excess bandwidth, over utilization of our servers, and excessive e-mail usage
5. Cooperation in enforcing U.S. lawsWe may disclose information, including information that you may consider confidential, in order to comply with a court order, subpoena, summons, discovery request, warrant, regulation, or governmental request or to protect our business, or others, from harm. We assume no obligation to inform you that we have provided this type of information unless we have affirmatively agreed to do so. In some cases we may be prohibited by law from giving such notice. Cooperation with civil litigants is at our discretion. Responding to requests for production of documents, and other matters requiring more than mere ministerial activities on our part, will incur a fee of $200 per hour. We do not honor requests from civil litigants that such expenses be pre-approved, and may require a deposit to secure payment. Any information sent to us will not be deemed to be confidential, and may be shared by us with any other individual or entity, regardless of whether you mark it confidential.
6. CreditsIf we suspend or terminate your use of our network because you have violated this AUP, or any of the agreements, policies or regulations incorporated into it, we will not provide you with a credit. You agree to hold us harmless from any claims that such a disruption has caused damage to you or a third party, regardless of whether you informed us of the possibility of such damage.
7. Contacting usWe encourage you to contact us if you believe that someone has violated this AUP. To facilitate this contact, and ensure that important matters are responded to and addressed, we have designated specific channels for communicating with us. Individuals who contact us about this AUP, the behavior of our customers, or for other purposes, are required to provide us with accurate information to enable us to contact them and respond to their requests. We do not respond to anonymous correspondence, and will refer individuals who deliberately attempt to mislead us regarding their identity, or the basis for their complaints, to appropriate law enforcement officials. Nothing you send or communicate to us is confidential regardless of whether you claim that it is. Please send all e-mail correspondence to: firstname.lastname@example.org Mailing Address:
3395 S. Jones Bvld. #313
Las Vegas, NV 89146