ShipleySystems customers, their subscribers, and their constituents are responsible for complying with the ShipleySystems Acceptable Use Policy, as well as the acceptable use policies governing any network that is accessed through, but not owned by, ShipleySystems. It is the responsibility of all customers, their subscribers, and others who have access to our network to:
Use ShipleySystems services in a manner that does not violate any applicable laws or regulations
Respect the privacy of others by not deliberately gaining entry into computer systems intended to be private, and not obtaining or modifying files, passwords, or other data belonging to other users without those users' permissions'
Respect the legal protection provided by copyright, trademark, licenses, and other laws regarding programs, data and documents
Use ShipleySystems services in a manner that does not constitute a theft of service from, interfere with, disrupt, or cause a denial of service for other network users, services or equipment. This includes but is not limited to:
Wide scale distribution of messages to inappropriate forums or mailing lists,
Deliberate propagation of computer worms or viruses,
Use of the network to make unauthorized entry to other computational, information or communications devices or resources,
Security probing activities or other attempts to evaluate the security integrity of a network or host system without permission from the network or host system's owner,
Use of operating system bugs, system characteristics, or programs to deliberately cause a machine or network to malfunction or lose network connectivity without the machine or network owner's permission,
Deliberately misrepresenting one's own identity by: sending email, usenet, or other forum-based messages where another person's email address, contact information, or name is used as the sender without that person's permission; sending network packets that have been modified to indicate that the packet came from a different network or machine (spoofing); or by causing email, usenet, or forum message header information to contain incorrect entries by either appending to them or modifying existing header information,
Sending unsolicited commercial email (UCE) through ShipleySystems network or mail servers, or using any part of our network to provide for an included link or reference for UCE. UCE and all similar forms of "junk email" are considered theft of service by ShipleySystems and are expressly prohibited.