Acceptable Use Policy

Date Posted:  February 26, 2019

This Acceptable Use Policy (“Policy”) outlines unacceptable use of Backbook Software-as-a-Service (SaaS), which interact with, or access, the Internet (the “Services”). This Policy is in addition to any other terms and conditions under which Backbook provides the Services to you. BY ACCESSING OR USING THE SERVICES, YOU AGREE TO THE TERMS OF THIS POLICY.

 

If you violate this Policy or authorize or help others to do so, Backbook may suspend or terminate your use of the Services in accordance with the Terms of Service.

 

Backbook may make reasonable modifications to this Policy from time to time by posting a new version of this document on the Backbook website at the current URL. Revisions are effective immediately upon posting. Accordingly, we recommend that you visit the Backbook website regularly to ensure that your activities conform to the most recent version.

 

The examples listed in this Policy are not exhaustive. Prohibited uses and activities include, without limitation, any use of the Services in a manner that, in Backbook’s reasonable judgment, involves, facilitates, or attempts any of the following:

  • violating any law of, or committing conduct that is tortious or unlawful in, any applicable jurisdiction;

  • displaying, performing, sending, receiving or storing any content that is obscene, pornographic, lewd, lascivious, or excessively violent, regardless of whether the material or its dissemination is unlawful;

  • advocating or encouraging violence against any individual, property, group, organization, or government, or providing instruction, information, or assistance in causing or carrying out such violence, regardless of whether such activity is unlawful;

  • accessing, sending, receiving, displaying, performing, disclosing, storing, or executing any content a) in violation of any copyright, right of publicity, patent, trademark, service mark, trade name, trade secret or other intellectual property right, b) in violation of any applicable agreement, or c) without authorization;

  • deleting or altering author attributions, copyright notices, or trademark notices, unless expressly permitted in writing by the owner;

  • obtaining unauthorized access to any system, network, service, or account;

  • interfering with service to any user, site, account, system, or network by use of any program, script, command, or otherwise;

  • introducing or activating any viruses, worms, harmful code and/or Trojan horses;

  • sending or posting unsolicited messages or e-mail, whether commercial or not, a) to any recipients who have requested that messages not be sent to them, or b) to a large number of recipients, including users, newsgroups, or bulletin boards, at one time;

  • evading spam filters, or sending or posting a message or e-mail with deceptive, absent, or forged header or sender identification information;

  • holding Backbook or its affiliates up to public scorn or ridicule; and/or

  • reselling Backbook’s services, in whole or in part, to any entity or individual, without Backbook’s prior written consent, or misrepresenting your relationship with Backbook;

  • advocates or induces illegal activity;

  • stalks, harasses, or harms anyone, including minors;

  • impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents Customer's affiliation with a person or entity;

  • modifies, alters, tampers with, repairs, or otherwise creates derivative works of any software included in the Services (except to the extent software included in the Services is provided to Customer under a separate license that expressly permits the creation of derivative works);

  • except as allowed by local law, reverse engineers, disassembles, or decompiles the Services or software included in the Services;

  • accesses or uses the Services in a way intended to avoid incurring fees or exceeding usage limits or quotas;

  • distributes, publishes, sends, or facilitates unsolicited mass e-mailings, promotions, advertising, or solicitations, including commercial advertising and informational announcements.

 
Our Monitoring and Enforcement

We reserve the right, but do not assume the obligation, to investigate any violation of this Policy or misuse of the Service. We may:

  • investigate violations of this Policy or misuse of the Service; or

  • remove, disable access to, or modify any content or resource that violates this Policy or any other agreement we have with you for use of the Service.

 

We may report any activity that we suspect violates any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other appropriate third parties. Our reporting may include disclosing appropriate customer information. We also may cooperate with appropriate law enforcement agencies, regulators, or other appropriate third parties to help with the investigation and prosecution of illegal conduct by providing network and systems information related to alleged violations of this Policy.

 

Questions about this Policy (e.g., whether any contemplated use is permitted) and reports of violations of this Policy should be directed to support@backbookonline.com.

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