Infonas and its affiliates (collectively, “Infonas“) have formulated and updated this Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP“) in order to encourage the responsible use of Infonas’s Networks, Systems, Services, Websites and Products (collectively, “Infonas Network and Services“) by its customers and other users (“Users“) in addition to enabling Infonas to provide Users with secure, reliable and productive services.
Infonas reserves the right to modify this AUP in its absolute discretion at any time without prior notification or approval. Such modifications will be deemed effective when posted. Any use of the Infonas Network and Services after such modification shall constitute acceptance of such
While it is not Infonas’s intent to control or monitor the Users’ online experience or the content of their online communications, Infonas may edit or remove content that it deems to be in violation of the AUP, is harmful or offensive and/or if requested or required to do so by a governmental authority. The AUP applies to all aspects of the Infonas Network and Services, including but not limited to, e-mail, bulletin-board postings, chatting and
Users are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of their password and account information, as well as the security of their Users agree to exercise good judgment and common sense while using the Infonas Network and Services to remain within the purview of acceptable conduct as further described in this AUP. The categories listed below are intended merely to serve as guidelines setting out appropriate and inappropriate conduct; the list is by no means exhaustive and should not be interpreted or construed as such.
Rights of Infonas
Users shall not use the Infonas Network and Services to transmit, distribute or store material that is inappropriate, as reasonably determined by Infonas, or material that is obscene, indecent, pornographic (including but not limited to child pornography), seditious, offensive, defamatory, libellous, threatening, abusive, hateful, menacing or excessively violent.
Material accessible through the Infonas Network and Services may be subject to protection under privacy, publicity, other personal rights and/or intellectual property rights, including but not limited to, laws protecting registered or unregistered inventions, copyrights and related rights, patents, trademarks, know-how and trade secrets, business names, domain names, goodwill, design, computer software or other proprietary information (“Intellectual Property”).
Users shall not use the Infonas Network and Services in any manner that would infringe, dilute, misappropriate, or otherwise violate any such If Users use a domain name in connection with any of the Infonas Network and Services, Users must not use that domain name in violation of the Intellectual Property right or other rights of any third party.
Users shall not use the Infonas Network and Services to transmit, distribute or store material that may be harmful to or interfere with the Infonas Network and Services or any third party’s networks, systems, services, or websites. Such prohibited harmful content includes, but is not limited to, viruses, worms, password-cracking programs or Trojan horses.
Users shall not use the Infonas Network and Services to transmit or distribute material containing fraudulent offers for goods or services, or any advertising or promotional materials that contain false, deceptive, or misleading statements, claims, or
Users are prohibited from submitting any false or inaccurate data on any order form, contract or online application, including but not limited to the fraudulent use of credit
Email and Unsolicited Messages
Users shall not use the Infonas Network and Services to transmit unsolicited e-mail messages, including, without limitation, unsolicited bulk email, where such emails could reasonably be expected to provoke complaints (“Spam“). Furthermore, Users are prohibited from using the service of another provider to send Spam to promote a site hosted on or connected to the Infonas Network and Services.
Additionally, Users shall not use the Infonas Network and Services in order to commit the following
Third Party Rules
Users may have access through the Infonas Network and Services to search engines, subscription Web services, chat areas, bulletin boards, Web pages, or other services that promulgate rules, guidelines or agreements to govern their use. Users must adhere to any such rules, guidelines or agreements.
Filters against particular networks or traffic types are generally available from a variety of sources. In addition, in certain circumstances and for an applicable fee, Infonas may be able to install other filters upon the Users’ request.
All Users of the Infonas Network and Services are responsible for configuring their own systems to provide the maximum possible accountability. Infonas shall not be liable for any damage caused by such system configurations regardless of whether such configurations have been authorised or requested by Infonas. For example, Users should ensure there are clear “path” lines in news headers so that the originator of a post may be identified. Users should also configure their Mail Transport Agents (MTA) to authenticate (by look-up on the name or similar procedures) any system that connects to perform a mail exchange, and should generally present header data as clearly as possible. As another example, users should maintain logs of dynamically assigned IP addresses.
Resellers and Downstream Service Providers
Some Users may be customers of Internet Service Providers (ISPs) that receive Internet connectivity through Such ISPs (also known as “Resellers or Downstream Service Providers”) are responsible for informing their customers of this AUP and for enforcing its restrictions with regard to their customers’ actions.
Complaints about customers of any such reseller or downstream service provider shall be forwarded to such Reseller or Downstream Service Provider for appropriate action.
If at any time Infonas determines that such Reseller or Downstream Service Provider is not taking appropriate action in accordance with this AUP, Infonas shall work with such Reseller or Downstream Service Provider to review their policies and enforcement procedures. If the Reseller or Downstream Service Provider continues to fail to take appropriate action, Infonas will take such further action as it deems appropriate, up to and including termination.
Violations of this AUP by a customer or end-user of a Reseller or Downstream Service Provider shall be considered violations of this AUP by such Reseller or Downstream Service.
Users may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to, or attempt to interfere with or compromise, the normal functioning, operation or security of any network, system, computing facility, equipment, or data.
Users may not use the Infonas Network and Services to engage in any activities that may interfere with the ability of others to access or use the same or the Internet.
Users may not use the Infonas Network and Services to monitor any data, information, or communications on any network or system without written authorisation of the owner(s) of such network or system.
Users may not attempt to gain unauthorised access to the user accounts or passwords of other
Users are responsible for educating themselves and configuring their systems with at least basic Should systems at a User’s site be violated, the User is responsible for reporting the violation and then fixing the exploited system. For instance, should a site be abused to distribute unlicensed software due to a poorly configured FTP (File Transfer Protocol) Server, the User is responsible for re- configuring the system to prevent the abuse.
Users are prohibited from intentionally or negligently injecting false data into the Internet, for instance in the form of bad routing information (including but not limited, to the announcing of networks owned by someone else or reserved by the Internet Assigned Numbers Authority) or incorrect DNS
Other Prohibited Activities
The following activities are also prohibited:
Cooperation with Investigations
Infonas will cooperate with appropriate law enforcement agencies and other parties involved in investigating claims of illegal or inappropriate activity. Infonas reserves the right to disclose customer information to the extent authorised by lawful statutes.
If Infonas has specified bandwidth limitations for a User’s account, use of the Infonas Network and Services shall not be in excess of those limitations.
Transfer of Account
Mail Server Filters
The use of Infonas’s Network and Services to send email through external third party servers is The User is responsible for ensuring that all persons accessing or using Infonas Network and Services through his/her account, comply with the AUP.
If a User becomes aware of any violation of this AUP by any person, including other users that have accessed the Infonas Network and Services through the User’s account, he/she must notify Infonas. Infonas will notify the User of complaints received by it regarding each incident of alleged violation of this The User agrees to promptly investigate all such complaints and take all necessary actions to remedy any actual violations of this AUP. Infonas may identify to the complainant that the User is investigating the complaint and may provide the complainant with the necessary information to contact the User directly to resolve the complaint. The User shall identify a representative for the purposes of receiving such communications.
Infonas reserves the right to install and use, or to have the User install and use, any appropriate devices to prevent violations of this AUP, including devices designed to filter or terminate access to the
Additional Terms and Conditions
The use of the Infonas Network and Services by a User is subject to the terms and conditions of any agreements entered into by such User with Infonas. This AUP is incorporated into such agreements by reference AUP.
Limitation of Liability
2CONNECT MAKES NO WARRANTIES OR REPRESENTATIONS HEREIN, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, CONCERNING THE 2CONNECT NETWORK AND SERVICES, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS WARRANTIES OF FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR USE OR PURPOSE, THE WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY AND ANY OTHER WARRANTY IMPLIED BY LAW.
The User agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold Infonas, its subsidiaries, affiliates, officers, directors, employees, agents, licensors, consultants, suppliers, and any third- party Website providers harmless from and against all claims, demands, actions, liabilities, losses, expenses, damages, and costs, including actual attorneys’ fees, resulting from the User’s violation of this AUP, misuse or abuse of the Infonas Network and Services, or the User’s infringement, or infringement by any other user of the User’s account, of any intellectual property or other right of any person or
The User agrees to cooperate as fully as reasonably required in Infonas’s defence of any claim in this regard. Infonas reserves the right, to assume the exclusive defence and control of any matter otherwise subject to indemnification by the User and the User shall not in any event settle any matter without the written consent of Infonas.
The User agrees immediately to notify Infonas of any unauthorised use of his/her account or any other breach of security known to the said User.
For any questions or queries regarding this AUP, please contact us at:
12th Floor, NBB Tower
Manama, Kingdom of Bahrain
P.O. Box 18057
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : +97316500110
Fax : +97316500109
This AUP has been updated on April 13th, 2016.