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Acceptable Use Policy

Our Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is meant to help protect you, our customer, and the Internet community, from irresponsible and/or illegal activities. As good net citizens, we prohibit the impersonation of others, unsolicited commercial appeals, and any disruption of Internet services. Examples of such activities are given below. These examples are in no way the only prohibited activities, and Valley Telecom Internet will be the sole judge of whether any activity is acceptable.

6. Valley Telecom Internet Operating Rules

Valley Telecom Internet (the "Service") consists of computing and information services and software, information and other content provided by Valley Telecom Internet ("Valley Telecom Internet"). In addition, third parties provide information, software and other content (collectively "Third Party Content") which may be accessed over the Service. These Operating rules are provided to make online information usage and communications a positive and secure experience for subscribers. These Operating Rules are part of the terms of your Service Agreement with Valley Telecom Internet, and they bind you. Valley Telecom Internet may modify these rules at any time by publishing the modified rule(s) over the Service.

Copyrighted Material

Copyrighted material must not be placed on the Service without the permission of the owner(s) or person(s) they specifically authorize. Only the owner(s) or such authorized person(s) may upload copyrighted material to the Service. You may download copyrighted material for your own use. Except as expressly provided by copyright law, copying, redistribution or publication must be with the express permission of Valley Telecom Internet and the owner(s) or such authorized person(s), if other than Valley Telecom Internet. Permission must be specified in the document, on the Service, or must be obtained directly from Valley Telecom Internet and the owner(s) or such authorized person(s), if other than Valley Telecom Internet. In any copying, redistribution or publication of copyrighted material, any changes to or deletion of author attribution or copyright notice are prohibited.

Public Domain Material

You may upload public domain programs to the Service. You may download public domain programs for your own use or non-commercially redistribute a public domain program. You assume all risks regarding the determination of whether a program is in the public domain.

Content and Uses of the Service

You agree not to publish on or over the Service any information, software or other content which violates or infringes upon the rights of any others or which would be abusive, profane, or sexually offensive to an average person, or which, without the approval of Valley Telecom Internet, contains any advertising or any solicitation of other subscribers to use goods or service. This paragraph, however, shall not be interpreted to restrict you from utilizing Valley Telecom Internet e-mail in the conduct of a legitimate business except that you may not send unsolicited advertising or promotional material. You agree not to use the facilities and capabilities of the Service to conduct any business or other activity or solicit the performance of any activity, which is prohibited by law or to solicit subscribers to become subscribers of other information services.

Editing and Deleting Content

Valley Telecom Internet reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to edit or delete any information, software or other content appearing on the Service, regardless of whether it violates the standards for content.

Service Termination

Valley Telecom Internet reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to suspend or terminate Service to any subscriber at any time, for any reason whatsoever. This right can be exercised, among other reasons, if Valley Telecom Internet determines that any of the subscriber?s activities are harmful to end-users, customers, operations, reputation, goodwill or customer relations of Valley TeleCom Group.

Indemnification

You agree to indemnify and hold Valley Telecom Internet harmless from any claims and expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees, related to your violation of the Service Agreement, including these rules and the Acceptable Use Policy, or any information, software or other content placed on the Service by you.

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  1. E-Mail
    • Valley Telecom Virus Filtration Service
    • Commercial E-Mail
    • Spamming
    • Harassment
  2. Usenet News
    • Newsgroup Spamming
    • Off-Topic or Inappropriate Posting
  3. Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
  4. Destructive and Illegal Activities
    • Distribution of Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses,
      or Other Destructive Activities
    • Illegal Activities
  5. General
    • Impersonation
    • Network Unfriendly Activity
    • Privacy Violations
    • Login Accounts
    • Unlimited Dial-In Access
    • Financial
    • Excessive Bandwidth or Disk Utilization
    • Privacy
    • Additional Information
    • Commerce on the Internet
  6. Valley Telecom Internet Operating Rules
    • Copyrighted Material
    • Public Domain Material
    • Content and Uses of the Service
    • Editing and Deleting Content
    • Service Termination
    • Indemnification
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