Aurora Project Group (APG) Terms of Service
Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
This site (the Site) provides a service (the Service) to its users (User).
No User will breach or try to breach the security of the Service. Violation of the policy will subject the User to civil damages and criminal penalties. Accordingly, the Site will investigate and, where appropriate, cooperate with law enforcement to prosecute all efforts to circumvent the Site and and the Service security. Examples of prohibited practices include, without limitation: accessing data not intended for the User; Logging into a server or account for which the User has not expressly been given authorized access; attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Service or network; breaching security or authentication measures without authorization; attempting to interfere with service to any other User, or to any host or network including, without limitation, by means of “overloading,” “flooding,” “mailbombing,” or “crashing;” taking any action in order to obtain services to which the user is not entitled.
Use of the Site will be for lawful purposes only. For example, no User, directly or indirectly, will use the Service to create, transmit, distribute, or store material that: Violates a) trademark, copyright, trade secret, or other intellectual property right; violates the privacy, publicity, or other personal right of any person; impairs the privacy of communications; contains obscene or pornographic content; could be deemed as threatening, abusive, or hateful; violates export control laws or regulations; encourages conduct constituting a criminal offense or giving rise to civil liability; causes technical disturbances by introducing destructive mechanisms such as viruses or worms; violates reasonable network rules of the Service or other service providers; constitutes deceptive online marketing; or b) Assists or permits any persons in engaging in any of the activities described above. A User who becomes aware of such activity will immediately notify the Site and take all appropriate action to cause such activity to cease.
Unsolicited Communications (“Spam”)
All Unsolicited Bulk Email or “UBE”, email which is both unsolicited and bulk, is hereby defined in this AUP as spam, as is, posting the same or similar unsolicited email messages, bulk commercial advertising, or informal announcements to one or more groups. All of these practices are prohibited, as are each of the following: Sending or posting email messages that are excessive or intended to harass or annoy others; Continuing to send email messages to a recipient who has indicated a desire not to receive them; Sending email with forged TCP/IP packet header information; Omitting, deleting, forging, misrepresenting, or disguising transmission information; Taking any action intended to cloak or disguise the User’s identity or contact information
Users are responsible for all content that they transmit through, and/or have hosted on, the Service. The Site exercises no control over, and accepts no responsibility for, the content passing through the Service, including content provided on third-party websites linked to the Site. Third-party website links are provided as Internet navigation tools for informational purposes only, and are not an endorsement by the Site of the contents of such sites. The Site does not adopt, nor warrant the accuracy of, the content of any linked website, and undertakes no responsibility to update the content. Use of information obtained via the Service is solely and exclusively at the User’s risk. The Site has no obligation to screen or monitor the use of content by Users.
From time to time, Users may transmit information through the Service that pertains to an individual, and which is, accordingly, subject to certain foreign, federal, state or local laws that regulate the processing and transmission of personal data. Responsibility for legal compliance with data privacy laws rests with Users.
Consequences of AUP Violations
The Site reserves the right to suspend or terminate access to the Service on notice to the User of an AUP violation. If, in the Site’s opinion, a violation has the potential to result in the Site liability of any kind, the Site will have the right to suspend or terminate access immediately, with notice to the User after the fact. A User’s indirect or attempted violation of this AUP, and actual or attempted violations by a third party at the behest or for the benefit of a User, equate to violations of the AUP. Further, it is a violation of this AUP to use the services of another provider for the purpose of facilitating activity prohibited by this AUP, if use of another provider’s service can reasonably be expected to affect the Service.
Questions, Comments, Complaints
The Site reserves the right to modify this AUP at any time without prior notice. Users who are uncertain whether a contemplated use is permitted, or who have questions or comments about the AUP, or who have information regarding a prohibited use of the Service are encouraged to contact the Site.
1APRIL 2019 – POLICY ORIGINATION