Acceptable use policy

Acceptable use policy

A. General
Barefoot Ltd provide to business a variety of information technology related products and services, including such services as internet access, content delivery services, electronic mail (email) packages and services, world wide web hosting arrangements, MPLS, Frame, Leased Line, Lan Extension Service connectivity, voice and other data, online, internet-related and telecommunications services (each, a "Service" and collectively the "Services").

This document defines the Acceptable Use of the Services with a view of ensuring the integrity, security, reliability and privacy of the Barefoot Ltd network, systems, products, services, server hosting facilities and data contained therein (collectively, the "Barefoot Ltd Network").

Barefoot Ltd customers are solely responsible for the content and messages that they post, distribute or otherwise make available using Barefoot Ltd Network and Services. Barefoot Ltd encourages its Customers to self-rate their websites using a major rating agency such as the Internet Content Rating Association (ICRA) (http://www.icra.org/).

For the purposes of this policy, a Customer is defined as any party who purchases a Service from Barefoot Ltd or who uses a service from a Client of Barefoot Ltd. (Please Read Acceptable Use Policy Document)

 

 

1.

Posting or sending messages substantially similar in content to 10 or more Usenet or other newsgroups, forums, listservs, or other similar groups or lists (each, a "List")

2.

Send emails that cause distress, anxiety or harm to another person or that constitute a criminal offence

3.

Send / knowingly receive emails that contain abusive, offensive or illegal content

4.

Send emails that deliberately affect the performance or functionality of any computer or network facilities

5.

Sending unsolicited commercial messages or communications in any form ("SPAM")

 

6.

Subscribe anyone else to a mailing list without their authorisation

 

7.

Falsifying user or other Service related information, including, but not limited to, intentionally omitting, deleting, forging or misrepresenting transmission information, including headers, return mailing and Internet protocol addresses, provided to Barefoot Ltd or to other Service users or engaging in any activities or actions intended to withhold or cloak Customer's or its End Users identity or contact information

 

8.

Engaging in any other activty that

i.

violates a law or regulation (including, but not limited to, libel, slander, invasion of privacy, harassment, obscenity, racism, offensive, anti-social, threatening, child pornography, export laws and regulations, and infringement or misappropriation of another party's copyrights, trademarks, patents, trade secrets or other intellectual property rights)

ii.

threatens the integrity and/or security of any network or computer system (including, but not limited to, transmission of worms, viruses and other malicious codes and accessing any device or data without proper authorisation)

iii.

attempts to use the Service in such a manner so as to avoid incurring charges for or otherwise being required to pay for such usage

vi.

otherwise degrades or interferes with other users' use of a Service

v.

breaches a third party non-disclosure agreement or obligation, or

vi.

violates generally accepted standards of Internet or other networks conduct and usage, including, but not limited to, denial of service attacks, web page defacement, port and network scanning, and unauthorised system penetrations.

9.

Engaging in any of the activities listed above by using another provider's service, but channelling the activity through a Barefoot Ltd account, re-mailer, or otherwise through a Service.