Acceptable Use Policy
This Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) specifies the actions prohibited by Concensus Consulting, LLC, d/b/a Concensus Technologies to users of Concensus Technologies services or facilities.
1. Lawful Purposes Only
A. All facilities and/or services provided by Concensus Technologies may be used only for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws.
2. Security of System and Network
A. Violations of any security protocol and/or measure and or device for the system or network are prohibited and may result in criminal and civil liability. Concensus Technologies will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following are examples of such security violations:
3. Electronic Mail/Usenet
A. Sending unsolicited mail messages, including, without limitation, commercial advertising and informational announcements, is explicitly prohibited. A user shall not use another site’s mail server to relay mail without the express permission of the site. Posting the same or similar message to one or more newsgroups (excessive cross-posting or multiple-posting, also known as “SPAM”) is explicitly prohibited. Use of a false reply address (“Spoofing”) is also prohibited.
A. Indirect or attempted violations of this AUP, and actual or attempted violations by a third party on behalf of Concensus Technologies customer or a customer’s end user, shall be considered violations of this AUP by such customer or end user. Notwithstanding any provision herein or in any other agreement between the parties to the contrary, Concensus Technologies may suspend services immediately (and avail itself of any remedy listed in this AUP, any agreement between the parties, or allowable under law) if any user, its customer or end user uses Concensus Technologies’ facilities or any Concensus Technologies property for illegal purposes or in a manner that has a materially adverse impact on Concensus Technologies’ business operations, with such suspension to remain in effect until such activity or impact is alleviated.
5. Complaints Process
A. Complaints regarding any type of illegal use or abuse, or about any system or network security issues may be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org.
B. For active security incidents, please immediately contact Concensus Technologies at 1-888-349-1014
6. Indemnity, No Liability
A. Concensus Technologies takes no responsibility and assumes no liability for any content uploaded, transmitted, or downloaded by you or any third party, or for any mistakes, defamation, slander, libel, omissions, falsehoods, obscenity, pornography, or profanity that you may encounter. Concensus Technologies is only the provider of the facilities and/or services, and shall not be liable for any statements, representations, or content provided by or encountered by our users in any online source.
B. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless, Concensus Technologies, its officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, and suppliers from and against all losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from your violation of this AUP.
A. Concensus Technologies reserves the right to modify its AUP at any time, effective upon the earlier of either written notice to you or the posting of the modified AUP to Concensus Technologies’ web site: www.concensus.com.
B. Technology changes rapidly, and any activity not specifically prohibited herein but determined by Concensus Technologies, in its sole discretion, to be harmful to other customers or the general operations of the system or network may be halted by Concensus Technologies. Provided, however, that in no event shall Concensus Technologies be liable for failing to halt any activity, whether or not specifically proscribed hereunder.
C. This AUP agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Pennsylvania without regard to its conflicts of law principles. If any provision of this agreement shall be found to be unlawful, void, or for any reason unenforceable, then the remainder of this agreement, or the application of such provision to persons or circumstances other than those as to which it is held invalid, shall not be affected thereby.