ObjectRocket Acceptable Use Policy

1. INTRODUCTION

This Acceptable Use Policy (this “AUP”) describes prohibited uses of the web services offered by ObjectRocket, LLC and its affiliates (the “Services”) and the website located at www.objectrocket.com (the “ObjectRocket Site”).  The examples described in this AUP are not exhaustive. We may modify this AUP at any time by posting a revised version on the ObjectRocket Site.  By using the Services or accessing the ObjectRocket Site, you agree to the latest version of this AUP. If you violate this AUP or authorize or help others to do so, we may suspend or terminate your use of the Services.  This AUP should be read in conjunction with the services agreement and service terms for your particular Service and the ObjectRocket Privacy Policy.

2. VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

The following are examples of uses of the Services and the ObjectRocket Site that constitute violations of this AUP:

Illegal Use.  Transmitting, uploading, posting, receiving, storing, or presenting material or data that, intentionally or unintentionally, violates any local, state, national or international law, or any rules or regulations that have the force of law, including, but not limited to, material or data regarding illegal goods or services, illegal substances, prostitution, illegal drugs, illegal weapons, terrorism, or other conduct that would constitute a criminal offense.

Fraudulent Financial Activity. Engaging in or promoting any fraudulent activity, including, but not limited to fraudulent financial activity.

Gambling.  Engaging or promoting gambling in violation of any laws.

Harm to Minors.  Harming, attempting to harm or exploiting minors in any way, including, but not limited to, the use of the Services and/or the ObjectRocket Site (i) to receive, distribute, solicit, present, or store illegal images or URLs containing child pornography, or (ii) to post or disclose personally identifiable information or private information of a minor or in connection with materials directed towards minors without verifiable parental consent.

Threats and Harassment.  Uploading, transmitting or posting any material that (i) threatens, harasses, defames or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property of governments, groups, organizations or individuals, or (ii) espouses, promotes or incites racism or bigotry.

Spamming.  Transmitting or facilitating unsolicited email or unsolicited bulk email, including, but not limited to, use of another Internet service to send spam to divert users to your site hosted on or through ObjectRocket’s network, whether or not the messages were originated by you, under your direction, or by or under the direction of a third party.

Phishing. Attempting to impersonate any person or entity, engaging in sender address or network header falsification, or forging anyone else’s digital or manual signature.

Copyright or trademark infringement. Transmitting, uploading or posting any material that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, incorporating a third party’s trademark within an email address without the prior permission of the trademark owner, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software.  ObjectRocket is registered under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998. ObjectRocket’s Notice and Procedure for Making Claims of Copyright Infringement is located in the ObjectRocket Site’s terms of use at www.objectrocket.com.

Collection of personal data without consent.  Collecting, or attempting to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent or under false pretenses.

Unauthorized Access.  Accessing, or to attempting to access, the accounts of others without their knowledge or consent; or penetrating, or attempting to penetrate, security measures of ObjectRocket's or another entity's or person’s computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, including, but not limited to, misusing or abusing account access and passwords of others; using or distributing tools designed to compromise security of computer systems or networks; or compromising the security of any Internet account or website.

Using or Distributing Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses or Other Destructive Activity that Compromise Security.  Engaging in activities that disrupt or degrade the use of or interfere with the ability of other people to effectively use the network or any connected network system, service or equipment including using or distributing, among other things, Internet viruses, worms, Trojan Horse programs, password guessing programs, decoders, keystroke loggers, cracking tools, packet sniffers, flooding of a network, encryption circumvention devices or unauthorized port scanning.

Spidering.  Participating in the collection of a very large number of email addresses, screen names, or other identifiers of others without their prior consent, or participating in the use of software, including spyware, designed to facilitate this activity.

Denial of Service.  Routing or relaying traffic between unknown third parties or as a source of denial of service attacks, worms, or other service sending traffic to unknown third parties. You may not permit your network, through action or inaction, to be configured in such a way that gives a third party the capability to use your network in an illegal or inappropriate manner.

Network Probing. Any type of detective network activity, including, but not limited to, port scanning and pinging.

In addition, any material or conduct in connection with the use of the Services and/or the ObjectRocket Site that is unlawful or that ObjectRocket believes to be unlawful, offensive or harmful will be considered a violation of this AUP.

3. REPORTING VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

ObjectRocket requests anyone who believes that there is a violation of this AUP or has a question about this AUP to please direct the relevant information to: support@objectrocket.com.  Anyone who believes the violation involves child pornography should direct the report to support@objectrocket.com.

If available, the following information should be provided in the report:

  1. The IP address used to commit the alleged violation;
  2. The date and time of the alleged violation, including the time zone or offset from GMT; and
  3. Evidence of the alleged violation.

If reporting an email, the email with full header information provides all of the above, as do syslog files.  Other situations may require different methods of providing the above information.

4. HOW OBJECTROCKET ADDRESSES VIOLATIONS OF THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

ObjectRocket may, but is not required to, monitor your compliance with the terms this AUP.  You acknowledge that ObjectRocket has the right, but not the obligation, to pre-screen, refuse, or remove any content available from your use of the Services and the ObjectRocket Site, including, but not limited to, content that violates the law or the terms of this AUP.

If ObjectRocket receives a complaint or otherwise becomes aware of any possible violation of this AUP, ObjectRocket may, in its sole discretion, initiate an investigation. If ObjectRocket determines that a violation of this AUP has occurred (regardless of whether it is unlawful), ObjectRocket may take any one or more of the following actions without notice:

Issue warnings: written or verbal;

Remove any content that violates this AUP;

Suspend your use of the Services and/or the ObjectRocket Site for a certain period of time;

Terminate your Services;

Remove, block or otherwise prevent access to the ObjectRocket Site;

Bill you for administrative costs and/or reactivation charges; and

Bring legal action to enjoin violations and/or to collect damages, if any, caused by violations.

5. REVISIONS TO THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

ObjectRocket may revise, amend, or modify this AUP from time to time. Notice of any revision, amendment, or modification will be posted on the ObjectRocket Site at www.objectrocket.com, by email, and/or in mailings to your address and will be effective on the date noted in the posting.  By continuing to use the Services and/or the ObjectRocket Site after the revisions, amendments or modifications are effective, you accept and agree to abide by them.

6. MISCELLANEOUS

The failure of ObjectRocket to enforce this AUP will not be construed as a waiver of any right to do so at any time. If any section of this AUP is held invalid or unenforceable, the remaining sections will remain in full force and effect.  You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless ObjectRocket, its subsidiaries, directors, officers and employees against all claims and expenses, including reasonable attorney fees, resulting from any violation of this AUP. This indemnification will survive any termination of your Services or account with ObjectRocket. Delaware law governs this AUP.

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