Terms and Conditions
All Illuminet Sciences, Inc. accounts are bound by Illuminet Sciences, Inc.'s policies. Violation
of these policies will result in warnings, account suspension, account termination,
and/or legal action, depending on the severity of the violation.
Customers may not use Illuminet Sciences, Inc. facilities and capabilities to conduct,
or solicit the performance of, any illegal activity, or to conduct any other
activity which infringes on the rights of Illuminet Sciences, Inc. or any third party.
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. accounts may not host or handle material that contains nudity,
pornography, adult material, obscenity, discriminatory/hate propaganda,
"warez", hacking-related material, material which promotes the illegal distribution of software, or any
material that results in reasonable complaints from other customers or third
Intellectual property rights
Customers may not upload or transmit any message, data, image or program
that would violate the property rights of others. This includes the unauthorized
transmission of copyrighted text, images, music, programs, or trade secrets or
other confidential proprietary information, trademarks, service marks or trade names
used in an infringing manner.
Interference with service
Customers may not upload or transmit any information which is libelous or
defamatory, or which violates or infringes on any right of privacy of any person.
There shall be no attempt to gain unauthorized access to Illuminet Sciences,
or accounts, disrupt service or network connectivity, misuse Illuminet Sciences,
Inc. facilities, or create fraudulent accounts.
In the event that any virus or destructive element is found or furnished
with any content, the customer will use their best efforts upon learning
that such situation exists, to immediately eliminate the virus or destructive
element. Customer will notify Illuminet Sciences, Inc. as to the existence of any such
virus or destructive element immediately upon discovery thereof, and Illuminet
Sciences, Inc. will have the right to take any steps it deems necessary to eliminate the
virus or destructive element and to be reimbursed by the customer for its
costs relating to any such commercially reasonable steps.
"Junk email" (SPAM, flames, and mail-bombs)
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. servers and Illuminet Sciences, Inc.-hosted domains may not be the source, intermediary, or destination address involved in the transmission of junk email, nor will they be listed in any junk email message. The use of
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. servers to send or relay junk email is prohibited.
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. defines "junk email" to be a mass unsolicited message in any medium.
Violation will result in immediate termination
of all services without refund. Fines and legal action may be imposed.
Any customer who is repeatedly flamed/mail-bombed or attracts such behavior will be asked to leave.
Illuminet Sciences, Inc.'s mailing list services are provided for use as discussion forums only, and may not be used to distribute unsolicited email. All users on a list must have personally subscribed to that list.
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. services are provided for end users only. No subhosting or resale
of any services, for fee or for free, is permitted without the express consent
of Illuminet Sciences, Inc.
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. does not meter or explicitly limit site traffic (bandwidth).
Bandwidth is not billed, but is drawn from a common pool shared by all
accounts. Accounts using more than 10GB per month may be subject to
CGI, FreeCGI, SSI, Miva, PHP, database services, and other CPU-intensive features utilize
server CPU-time which is drawn from a common pool shared by all users on a
particular system. Any site which monopolizes the CPU, causes disruption of
service, or negatively impacts server performance will not be allowed. Illuminet
Sciences, Inc. reserves the right to immediately terminate any harmful CGI process.
Email accounts may not be used for permanent storage. Read mail (left on the server) is subject to removal after 30 days.
Any account which, due to extraordinary resource utilization, negatively impacts other customers, will be required to reduce resource utilization, or move to a dedicated server environment.
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. respects the privacy of its customers, and will not sell or
trade the names and addresses of its customers. Illuminet Sciences, Inc. does not require
customers to be listed in Illuminet Sciences, Inc.'s customer directory.
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. reserves the right to provide contact information upon request
in matters relating to potential legal action, flagrant abuses, as required by law,
or when appropriate contact information can not be found on the customer's website.
There are numerous federal, state and international laws regulating the
use of the Internet. Illuminet Sciences, Inc. will not hesitate to initiate criminal prosecution
and/or cooperate with government agencies relating to abuse of Illuminet
Sciences, Inc.'s services or systems.
Refusal of service
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at its sole discretion.
Promotional services and prices
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. may cancel specials or promotions at any time for any reason.
Prices are subject to change at any time, and prices are only guaranteed
for the initial period of prepayment.
Billing, cancellation and delinquent accounts
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. policies
Illuminet Sciences, Inc. reserves the right to change its policies at any time for
any reason. Rev. 06/20/00