Spamming includes, but is not limited to; the bulk sending of unsolicited messages, or the sending of unsolicited e-mails which provoke complaints from recipients; the sending of junk mail, the use of distribution lists that include people who have not given specific permission to be included in such distribution process, e-mail harassment of another Internet user or users, including but not limited to, transmitting any threatening, libelous or obscene material, or material of any nature which could be deemed to be offensive, and the e-mailing of age- inappropriate communications or content to anyone under the age of 18. Engaging in the practice of sending unsolicited electronic messages may result in termination of the offender's account and/or access to SGI Network services.
Surfs Global reserves the right to determine, in its sole discretion, whether the customer in violation was willingly participating in the act of spamming. If Surfs Global, the SGI Network, it's providers or affiliates receive any abuse reports for a customer or determine the customer to be in violation of this policy that customer's SGI account will be immediately and permanently terminated without notice and in such violation of the service will not receive a refund for any time left on the offenders account if any. Additionally the Customer retains full responsibility for any monetary damages to Surfs Global its subsidiaries, providers or affiliates incurred as a direct consequence of the violation by that customer and the customer will be held responsible to the fullest extent of the governing laws of the respective jurisdictions and/or the state of Illinois
Customers shall not use Surfs Global's Service in a manner, which violates any city, state, national or international law or regulation, or which fails to comply with accepted Internet protocol.
Customers shall not attempt to interfere in anyway with Surfs Global networks or network security, or attempt to use the Surfs Global Service to gain unauthorized access to any other computer system. Customers shall not interfere in anyway with another Customers use of the Surfs Global Service.
Intellectual Property Rights
Any violation of any person's intellectual property rights, rights of privacy, rights of publicity or other personal rights is prohibited. Surfs Global is required by law to remove or block access to content appearing on or through the Services upon receipt of proper notice of copyright infringement (see "Copyright Infringement Notice Information" below).
Misrepresentation of Transmission Information
Forging, misrepresenting, omitting, or deleting message headers, return mailing information and/or Internet protocol addresses to conceal or misidentify the origin of a message is prohibited.
Viruses and Other Destructive Activities
Use of the Services for creating or sending Internet viruses, worms or Trojan horses, or for pinging, flooding or mail bombing, or engaging in denial of service attacks is prohibited. It is also prohibited for any Customer to engage in other activity that is intended to disrupt or interfere with, or that results in the disruption of or interference with, the ability of others to effectively use the Services (or any connected network, system, service or equipment) or conduct their business over the Internet.
"Hacking" and related activities is prohibited. "Hacking" includes, but is not limited to, the following activities: illegally or without authorization, accessing computers, accounts or networks, penetrating or attempting to penetrate security measures, port scans, stealth scans, and other activities designed to assist in hacking.
Export Control Violations
the exportation of encryption software outside of the and/or violations of United States law relating to the exportation of software is prohibited.
The use of the Services to store, post, display, transmit, advertise or otherwise make available any type of pornography is strictly prohibited. Surfs Global and/or the SGI Network will immediately delete any website on the service posting material of this nature. Surfs Global is required by law, and will, notify law enforcement agencies when it becomes aware of the presence of child pornography on, or being transmitted through, the Service.
Other Illegal Activities
the use of the Services to engage in any activities that are determined by Surfs Global, in its sole and absolute discretion, to be illegal is prohibited. Such illegal activities include, but are not limited to, storing, posting, displaying, transmitting or otherwise making available ponzi or pyramid schemes, fraudulently charging credit cards or displaying credit card information of third parties without their consent, and failure to comply with applicable on-line privacy laws. Surfs Global will cooperate fully with appropriate law enforcement agencies in connection with any and all illegal activities occurring on or through the Services.
Obscene, Defamatory, Abusive or Threatening Language
Use of the Services determined by Surfs Global, in its sole discretion, to store, post, transmit, display or otherwise make available obscene, defamatory, harassing, abusive or threatening language is prohibited.