CableTel™ Acceptable Use Policy
CableTel may modify this Acceptable Use Policy at any time without notifying its users. For this reason, CableTel users should consult the CableTel website (www.cabletel.org/policy/) regularly to ensure that their actions are in compliance with the most recent version of the Acceptable Use Policy. In the event of any conflict between this Acceptable Use Policy and the CableTel Terms and Conditions of Use, this Acceptable Use Policy will govern.
You agree that, if any portion of this Policy is held invalid or unenforceable, that portion will be construed consistent with applicable law as nearly as possible, and the remaining portions will remain in full force and effect.
CableTel provides a variety of Internet Services (the Services) to residences and businesses (the Customer).
1.2 CableTel users are responsible for ensuring that their accounts are used in accordance with this Acceptable Use Policy. If CableTel has reason to suspect that a user, or anyone using a user’s account, is violating this Policy, then the account in question may be suspended pending an investigation. If, after an investigation, CableTel determines that an account has been used in violation of this Policy, CableTel may, in its discretion, terminate the user account.
If you do not agree to abide by this Acceptable Use Policy please notify CableTel Customer Service immediately at firstname.lastname@example.org
1.3 CableTel does not actively monitor its user’s use of its services. We rely on our users to govern themselves and to protect the integrity of the network by reporting any violations of this Acceptable Use Policy to email@example.com
1.4 CableTel has the right, but not the obligation, to investigate any violation or alleged violation of this Acceptable Use Policy, including the right to examine any information or material on CableTel’s servers.
1.5 CableTel has the right, but not the obligation, to remove any content that it deems, in its sole discretion, to be in violation of any part of this Acceptable Use Policy.
1.6 CableTel has the right, but not the obligation, to take any steps it deems necessary to prevent violations of this Acceptable Use Policy from occurring.
1.7 The failure of CableTel to enforce this Policy, for whatever reason, shall not be construed as a waiver of any right to do so at any time.
2.0 Illegal Activities
3.0 Electronic Mail
3.2 CableTel users must not engage in any of the activities described in paragraph 3.1 from another provider’s e-mail service and use a CableTel account as an e-mail return address or “drop” for responses.
3.3 CableTel users must not forge, alter or remove any e-mail header.
Any e-mail address at the cabletel.org domain is property of CableTel and may be terminated or re-assigned without notice.
4.0 Security, Privacy and “Hacking”
4.1 CableTel users must not:
4.2 CableTel users must not use their CableTel accounts to:
5.0 Usenet Newsgroups
CableTel reserves the right to discontinue access to any Usenet newsgroup at any time and for any reason.
6.0 Censorship and Adult Materials
CableTel assumes NO responsibility for Internet content available through the Services. Customers are responsible for restricting access to sexually explicit material on the Internet, by purchasing the appropriate filtering software, or by monitoring Internet use. Content questions or complaints should be addressed to the content provider.
7.2 Unsolicited Advertising. Users must not use CableTel to post or transmit any unsolicited advertising, promotional materials or other forms of solicitation to any person except in those areas and on those websites that are designated for such a purpose.
7.3 Harassment, Threats and Abuse. Users must not use CableTel to harass, threaten, or abuse any person or group of people by any means.
7.4 Crude or Offensive Postings. Users must not use CableTel to post offensive or crude messages or images on publicly accessible pages or sites, except where such messages or images are appropriate having regard to the nature of the site. CableTel has the right, but not the obligation, to remove messages or images that CableTel, in its sole discretion, determines are offensive.
7.5 Multiple access. Users must not maintain more than one simultaneous connection to CableTel or any CableTel service, IRC Chat group, or newsgroup.
7.6 Disruptive Conduct. Users must not use CableTel to disrupt the normal flow of online dialogue, or otherwise act in a manner that negatively affects other users, individuals or entities.
8.0 Bandwidth/Network Traffic and Other Limitations
Users must ensure that their activity does not improperly restrict, inhibit or degrade any other customer’s use of the Services, nor represent (in the sole judgment of CableTel) an unusually large burden on the network itself. The guidelines for Bandwidth/Network Traffic Usage/month for each service package are the following: Residential - totaling 5 Gigabytes, or 3 Gigabytes download/2 Gigabytes upload; Home Office - totaling 15 Gigabytes, or 10 Gigabytes download/5 Gigabytes upload; Small Office - totaling 25 Gigabytes, or 18 Gigabytes download/7 Gigabytes upload; Professional Office - totaling 60 Gigabytes, or 40 Gigabytes download/20 Gigabyte upload . Users exceeding the Bandwidth/Network Traffic amounts specified for their Service Package may be charged $10.00 for each Gigabyte used in excess of their specified amount. In addition, users must ensure that their activity does not improperly restrict, disrupt, inhibit, degrade or impede CableTel’s ability to deliver the Services and monitor the Services, backbone, network nodes, and/or other network services.
Customers may not resell, share, or otherwise distribute the Services or any portion thereof to any third party without the written consent of CableTel. For example, you cannot provide Internet access to others through a wireless or dial-up connection, host shell accounts over the Internet, provide email or news service, or send a news feed unless express permission is granted by the customer agreement.
You may not provide network services to others via the CableTel .
10.0 Questions and Complaints