Acceptable Use Policy

The Acceptable Use Policy for our Internet services reflects the policies of our upstream Internet providers.

Please check back from time to time to make sure you are aware of any updates.

    1. BY USE OF EPC ONLINE SERVICES THE USER ACCEPTS THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
      EXECUTIVE PERSONAL COMPUTERS, INC. (“EPC”), ITS PRINCIPALS AND ASSOCIATES, HEREINAFTER
      REFERRED TO AS EPC ONLINE, DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.This Acceptable Use Policy may be revised from time to time and your use of EPC’s Service(s) after changes to the AUP are posted on the applicable EPC web site shall constitute your acceptance of any changed or additional terms of the Acceptible Use Policy.
    2. EPC ONLINE will not be responsible for any damage, including direct, indirect, consequential or incidental, that a user or third party may suffer. This includes, but is not limited to loss of data resulting from delays, non-delivery, miss-delivery, SPAM & virus filtering or service interruptions as a result of EPC ONLINE or user actions. User explicitly assumes all risks and indemnifies and holds harmless EPC ONLINE against any damages that may arise due to viruses, worms, Trojan horses, logic bombs, trap doors, and other computer diseases and security violations that are obtained or exercised through EPC ONLINE services.
    3. User explicitly acknowledges that EPC ONLINE exercises no control over the content or nature of any information passing through EPC ONLINE. User also assumes the entire risk as to the accuracy and nature of information obtained or received through EPC ONLINE services.
    4. User agrees to indemnify and hold harmless EPC ONLINE for any damages that may occur to user or other party as a result of user use of EPC ONLINE services.
    5. Use of any information obtained from or through EPC ONLINE services is entirely at user’s own risk. EPC ONLINE makes no warranties and accepts no responsibility for the accuracy or quality of such information. User further assumes all risk of damage from any use of such information, even if EPC ONLINE has been informed of any dangers that may result from such use. User acknowledges that EPC ONLINE does not have sufficient knowledge of user equipment configuration, nor sufficient resources to screen and forward information regarding any dangers that may arise due to EPC ONLINE services.
    6. User agrees to pay any damages which may be claimed against EPC ONLINE or its management for any losses incurred by EPC ONLINE or its management because of user storing, retrieving or causing to store, by or on EPC ONLINE equipment, copyrighted or pornographic materials or information.
    7. User agrees not to send unsolicited advertisements or messages to other users of EPC ONLINE services or users of the network known as the Internet.
    8. Distribution of bulk unsolicited e-mail through EPC ONLINE systems or networks is prohibited. Use of a return address (forged or legitimate) in the “epconline.com” Internet domain, or any other domain hosted by EPC ONLINE, in any unsolicited bulk e-mailing is also prohibited.
    9. User agrees not to establish web servers, ftp servers, IRC BOTS or utilize programs that maintain a constant connection on a NON-DEDICATED dial-up account.
    10. Individual dialup accounts are for the use of one individual (or family unit living at the same residence) only. ONLY ONE CONCURRENT DIALUP SESSION IS PERMITTED. Use of two or more simultaneous dialup sessions under the same account is not possible with our service. Attempts may result in disruption of service, additional charges or termination of service as appropriate.
    11. EPC ONLINE will provide 30 days written notice of an increase in base prices. The user will then have 10 days from the date of the effective increase to provide EPC ONLINE with a written request to terminate service and incur no termination liability. Otherwise, the user’s existing service will be billed at the new base prices.
    12. EPC ONLINE offers automatic credit card charging of monthly services. Account access may be revoked if credit card processing fails due to insufficient or refused credit, unreported replacement cards, or unreported

expiration extensions. Authorization to charge user credit card is valid until user account is canceled by verifiable notification.

  1. EPC ONLINE invoices are submitted in advance. User agrees to pay invoices upon receipt of invoice, and until user account is canceled by verifiable notification. Users agree that contracted subscription fees are NON-REFUNDABLE. User’s account is subject to immediate suspension and a $25.00 service charge for checks returned for any reason.
  2. ALL USE OF EPC ONLINE SERVICES MUST BE FOR LAWFUL PURPOSES. USE OF EPC ONLINE SERVICES IN VIOLATION OF ANY APPLICABLE FEDERAL, STATE, OR LOCAL LAW OR REGULATION IS PROHIBITED AND WILL RESULT IN TERMINATION OF SERVICE, AND IMMEDIATE NOTIFICATION OF PROPER AUTHORITIES.Any activity on EPC’s network(s) that is a violation of any local, state, or federal law or regulation is a violation of this AUP. Prohibited activities include, but are not limited to:
    • transmitting any defamatory, libelous, fraudulent, deceptive indecent, offensive, or obscene materials;
    • using the Service(s) to deliver spyware, or secretly or deceptively obtain the personal information of third parties (phishing, etc.);
    • intentionally spreading computer viruses;
    • gaining unauthorized access to private networks;
    • engaging in the transmission of pirated software;
    • conducting or participating in illegal gambling, soliciting for illegal pyramid schemes through electronic mail or USENET postings.
    • violating rules, regulations, and policies applicable to any network, server, computer database, web site, or ISP that you access through the Service(s);
    • threatening, harassing, abusing, or intimidating others; or
    • creating or attempting to utilize a domain name that is defamatory, fraudulent, indecent, offensive, deceptive, threatening, abusive, harassing, or which damages the name or reputation of EPC.
  3. You are prohibited from engaging in any other activity, illegal or not, that EPC determines in its sole discretion, to be harmful to its subscribers, operations, network(s), reputation, goodwill, or customer relations.
  4. Responsibility for Content

    EPC takes no responsibility for any material created or accessible on or through the EPC network(s) and Service(s). EPC shall not be obligated to monitor or exercise any editorial control over such material, but reserves the right to do so. In the event that EPC becomes aware that any such material may violate this AUP and/or expose EPC to civil or criminal liability, EPC reserves the right to block access to such material and suspend or terminate any user creating, storing or disseminating such material. EPC further reserves the right to conduct investigations into fraud, violations of the Terms of Service, this AUP, or other laws or regulations, and to cooperate with legal authorities and third parties in the investigation of alleged wrongdoing, including disclosing the identity of the user that EPC deems responsible for the wrongdoing.

  5. EPC performs routine surveillance of its network(s) in connection with its web hosting, data center hosting, and related services. Although EPC will not, as an ordinary practice, proactively monitor your activities for violations of this AUP, there may be instances in which EPC, through its routine surveillance finds violations of this AUP, and reserves the right to take whatever action it deems appropriate in its sole discretion.

Abuse

Any party seeking to report a violation of this AUP may contact us via e-Mail at abuse@epconline.com