Acceptable Use Policies

The customer is responsible for all communications via and all use of services provided by Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC. The following constitute Violations of Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC Acceptable Use Policy:

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to use the services provided by Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC to publish, post, distribute or disseminate defamatory, infringing, obscene or other unlawful material or information via services provided by Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC, or violate any applicable local, state, national or international law either intentionally or unintentionally.

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to use services provided by Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC to threaten, harass, stalk, abuse or otherwise violate the legal rights (including rights of privacy and publicity) of others.

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to intercept or attempt to intercept E-mail, attempt to access the accounts of others, or attempt to penetrate the security measures of Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC whether or not the intrusion resulted in corruption or loss of data. This includes, but is not limited to, intentionally seeking information on, obtaining copies of, or modifying files, email or other data, or passwords belonging to other users without permission.

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to send Internet email, or cause to be sent to or through Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC’s network that makes use of or contains invalid or forged headers, invalid or non-existent domain names or other means of deceptive addressing. Similarly, email that is relayed through a third party’s mail server without the permission of that third party, or which employs similar technologies to hide or obscure the source of the email is unauthorized.

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to violate Copyright or Trademark Infringement, to upload, email or post files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, rights of privacy or publicity, copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or any other applicable law unless you own or control the rights thereto or have received all necessary consents.

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to use services provided by Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services or to advance any type of financial scam such as “pyramid schemes”, “Ponzi schemes” or “chain letters” or other similar schemes.

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to use services provided by Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC in a manner that adversely affects the availability of its resources to other users including unauthorized security probing activities or other attempts to evaluate the security integrity of a network or host system without permission. Including but not limited to port scanning, network attacks, and the intentional or willful transmission of viruses or virus hoaxes.

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to transmit or receive any information, language or data of a lewd, offensive, improper, indecent or adult nature through the Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC’s by any means at any time, or to attempt to transmit or receive material of this nature through email, file upload or any other means when using, contacting a user, or through any system of Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC .

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to transmit Unsolicited/Bulk Email: Sending E-mail to users for any purpose other than personal communication, including but not limited to, transmit unsolicited commercial or bulk email, advertise or offer to sell goods or services to other users is expressly prohibited.

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to resell these services. Reselling any services of Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC without express prior written authorization from same is prohibited.

IT SHALL CONSTITUTE A VIOLATION OF ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY to use Long Connections and Multiple Logins: Using a personal dialup account for high volume or commercial use is prohibited. Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC services are intended for periodic, active use of email, newsgroups, file transfers, Internet chat, games and browsing the World Wide Web. Users may not use the service on a standby or inactive basis in order to maintain a connection. Pinging for the purpose of keeping a continuous open connection is expressly prohibited. Accordingly, Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC maintains the right to terminate any user’s connection following any extended period of use or inactivity as determined by Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC.

Violations of any of these Acceptable Use Policies may result in temporary or permanent suspension of the customers account as deemed necessary by Internet and Communication Associates of Northern Missouri, LLC.