This Acceptable Use Policy ("Policy")
sets forth the principles, guidelines, and requirements governing the
use by customers and users (collectively, "Users") of Copper Valley
Internet's systems, networks, services, and products (the "Services").
User's use of the Services shall constitute acceptance of the terms
of this Policy. CVI reserves the right to modify this Policy at
any time, effective upon posting of the modified Policy to www.cvtc.org Users are advised to regularly review this Policy. This Policy
has been created to promote the integrity, security, reliability and
privacy of CVI's Services. Any violation of this Policy may
result in the suspension or termination of the Services and Products.
Uses of the Services and Products described below are prohibited under this Policy. CVI may investigate incidents involving alleged violations of this Policy and may cooperate with law enforcement and other third parties. User shall be responsible for determining what laws or regulations are applicable to its use of the Services and Products.
CVI's Services and Products may be used only for lawful purposes and may not be used to violate any operating rule, policy, or guideline of any other online service provider or interactive service. The examples identified in the subsections below are non-exclusive and are provided, in part, for guidance purposes.
The Services may not be used to transmit, retransmit, distribute, post, or store any material, that, in the sole judgment of CVI:
In addition, all Users are specifically prohibited from, in CVI's sole judgment:
The Services and Products may not be used in connection with attempts - whether or not successful - to violate the security of any system, network, or service. Examples of system or network security violations include, without limitation, the following:
User may not use the Services to obtain or harvest personal information about other Users, including Internet addresses. User may not use the contact information that is made available through the Services for mass communications (whether through electronic, telephone, or direct mail) unless specifically authorized.
The Services may not be used to transmit, retransmit, or distribute by e-mail or any other method any material, that violates any condition of this Policy including, but not limited to, in the sole judgment of CVI:
User must use the Services and products in a manner that, in CVI's sole judgment, is consistent with the purposes of such Services and Products. User shall not resell any of the Services or Products without the prior written consent of CVI. User shall not engage in any acts that restrict or inhibit any person, whether a User of CVI or otherwise, from use or enjoyment of any of the Services. User shall contact CVI if the User is unsure whether a particular use or action is permitted.
Copper Valley Internet will comply with all laws regarding illegal use of our Internet service. Customer information such as billing records/service addresses can and will be provided to include real time surveillance if directed by law enforcement per an appropriate court order or subpoena. No information will be provided without a court order or subpeona.
User shall use software only in accordance with the end User license agreement accompanying the software.
CVI does not intend to actively monitor
the content of web sites, e-mail, news groups, or other materials created
or accessible over its services. CVI, however, reserves the right
to monitor such services. Violations of this Policy may result
in temporary suspension or permanent termination of service, demand
for removal of offending material, blocked access, or any other action
CVI deems appropriate to address the violation.
In no event will CVI be liable to any
User or third party for any direct, indirect, special or other consequential
damages for actions taken pursuant to this Policy, including, but not
limited to, any lost profits, business interruption, loss of programs
or other data, or otherwise, even if CVI was advised of the possibility
of such damages.
CVI is not responsible for the content
of the Services, including any user posting or transmitted e-mail.
CVI requests that anyone who believes that there is a violation of this AUP or who would like to register a complaint regarding abusive conduct report to us using one or more of the following methods:
1. By FAX to (907) 835-2387, ATTN: CVS Manager
2. By mail to:
P.O. Box 337
Valdez, AK 99686
3. By E-mail to: Support
Each complaint must include a valid return address. CVI must be able to independently verify each instance of abuse, and so, if available, please include in your complaint the following:
Evidence of the violation including, if applicable, the complete text of the objectionable message, including all headers. Please do NOT send excerpted parts of a message; sending a copy of the entire message, including headers, helps to prevent misunderstandings based on incomplete information, or information used out of context. Full headers demonstrate which path the message has taken, and may enable us to determine whether any part of the message has been forged.
User must use the Services and Products in a manner that, in CVI's sole judgment, is consistent with the purposes of such Services and Products. CVI may, in its sole discretion, suspend or terminate the provision of the Services or Products to the User or any part thereof for violation of any of the Policy at any time and without warning.
INDIRECT OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS OF THIS POLICY, AND ACTUAL OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS BY A THIRD PARTY USING THE ACCOUNT OF A CVI USER, SHALL BE CONSIDERED A VIOLATION OF THIS POLICY BY SUCH CUSTOMER OR USER.
CVI may bring legal action to enjoin
violations and/or collect damages cause by violations of this Policy.