This Terms of Service Policy applies to all persons and entities (collectively, “customers”) using the products and services of Telx TELECOM, (“Telx Telecom”) including Internet service. The policy is designed to protect the security, integrity, reliability, and privacy of both the Telx Telecom network and the products and services Telx Telecom offers to its customers. Telx Telecom reserves the right to modify this policy at any time, effective immediately upon posting of the modification. Your use of Telx Telecom’s products and services constitutes your acceptance of the Terms of Service Policy in effect at the time of your use. You are solely responsible for any and all acts and omissions that occur during or relating to your use of the service, and you agree not to engage in any unacceptable use of the service.
Unacceptable use includes, but is not limited to, any of the following:
Posting, transmission, re-transmission, or storing material on or through any of Telx Telecom’s products or services, if in the sole judgment of Telx Telecom such posting, transmission, re-transmission or storage is: (a) in violation of any local, state, federal, or non-United States law or regulation (including rights protected by copyright, trade secret, patent or other intellectual property or similar laws or regulations); (b) threatening or abusive; (c) obscene; (d) indecent; or (e) defamatory. Each customer shall be responsible for determining what laws or regulations are applicable to his or her use of the products and services.
Installation or distribution of “pirated” or other software products that are not appropriately licensed for use by customer.
Resale of Telx Telecom’s products and services without the express prior written consent of Telx Telecom(unless you are an authorized wholesaler).
Actions that restrict or inhibit anyone – whether a customer of Telx Telecom or otherwise – in his or her use or enjoyment of Telx Telecom’s products and services, or that generate excessive network traffic through the use of automated or manual routines that are not related to ordinary personal or business use of Internet services.
Introduction of malicious programs into the Telx Telecom network or servers or other products and services of Telx Telecom (e.g., viruses, trojan horses and worms).
Causing or attempting to cause security breaches or disruptions of Internet communications. Examples of security breaches include but are not limited to accessing data of which the customer is not an intended recipient, or logging into a server or account that the customer is not expressly authorized to access. Examples of disruptions include but are not limited to port scans, flood pings, packet spoofing and forged routing information.
Executing any form of network monitoring that will intercept data not intended for the customer.
Circumventing user authentication or security of any host, network or account.
Interfering with or denying service to any user other than the customer’s host (e.g., denial of service attack).
Using any program/script/command, or sending messages of any kind, designed to interfere with, or to disable a user’s terminal session.
Failing to comply with Telx Telecom’s procedures relating to the activities of customers on Cogent-owned facilities.
Furnishing false or incorrect data on the order form contract (electronic or paper) including fraudulent use of credit card numbers or attempting to circumvent or alter the processes or procedures to measure time, bandwidth utilization or other methods to document “use” of Telx Telecom’s products or services.
Sending unsolicited mail messages, including the sending of “junk mail” or other advertising material to individuals who did not specifically request such material, who were not previous customers of the customer or with whom the customer does not have an existing business relationship (e.g., E-mail “spam”); or distributing, advertising or promoting software or services that have the primary purpose of encouraging or facilitating unsolicited commercial E-mail or spam.
Harassment, whether through language, frequency, or size of messages.
Solicitations of mail or any other E-mail address other than that of the poster’s account or service, with the intent to harass or collect replies.
Use of unsolicited E-mail originating from within the Telx Telecom network or networks of other Internet Service Providers on behalf of or to advertise any service hosted by Telx Telecom or connected via the Telx Telecom network.
Exporting, re-exporting, or permitting downloads of any content in violation of the export or import laws of the United States or without all required approvals, licenses and exemptions.
No failure or delay in exercising or enforcing this policy shall constitute a waiver of the policy or of any other right or remedy. If any provision of this policy is deemed unenforceable due to law or change in law, such a provision shall be disregarded and the balance of the policy shall remain in effect.
Upon notification of the existence of an abusable resource (e.g., open news server, unsecured mail relay, or smurf amplifier), the customer shall immediately take all necessary steps to avoid any further abuse of such resource. Any abuse of an open resource that occurs after the customer has received such notification shall be considered a violation of this policy and enforced as such.
Telx Telecom may immediately suspend and/or terminate the customer’s service for violation of any provision of this policy upon verbal or written notice, which notice may be provided by voicemail or E-mail. Prior to suspension or termination, Telx Telecom attempts to work with our customers to cure violations of this policy and ensure that there is no re-occurrence; however, Telx Telecom reserves the right to suspend or terminate based on a first offense
Telx Telecom makes no guarantee of confidentiality or privacy of any information transmitted through or stored upon Telx Telecom technology, and makes no guarantee that any other entity or group of users will be included or excluded from Telx Telecom’s network. In addition, Telx Telecom may periodically monitor transmissions over its network for maintenance, service quality assurance or any other purpose permitted by the Electronic Communications Privacy Act, P.L. No. 99-508, as amended
If you are unsure of whether any contemplated use or action is permitted, please contact Telx Telecom at firstname.lastname@example.org.