WAYPOINT ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
This Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) describes prohibited use of, and/or access to, Waypoint’s infrastructure, networks, cloud-based offerings, systems, services, web sites, accounts, and products (the "Waypoint Resources"). In this AUP, “Client” means Waypoint’s clients and those that access the Waypoint Resources through Waypoint clients. By using or accessing the Waypoint Resources, Client agrees to comply with the current version of this AUP. If Client violates this AUP or authorizes or helps others to do so, Waypoint may (in addition to any other rights Waypoint may have), in its sole discretion, suspend or terminate Client’s access to, or use of, the Waypoint Resources.
Client may not upload content or use the Waypoint Resources in a manner or for a purpose that Waypoint believes:
1. Violates any applicable law or regulation (a "Law"), including, but not limited to, the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, or those Laws concerning child pornography and/or illegal gambling;
2. Is abusive, deceptive, pornographic, obscene, defamatory, slanderous, offensive, advocates violence, or otherwise inappropriate;
3. Violates or infringes the rights of others, including for example by infringing or misappropriating any intellectual property rights of another;
4. Advocates or encourages illegal activity;
5. Stalks, harasses, or harms anyone, including minors;
6. Impersonates any person or entity or misrepresents Client’s affiliation with a person or entity;
7. Modifies, alters, or tampers with (including attempts to self-repair) any software included in the Waypoint Resources;
8. Except where allowed by Law, reverse engineers, disassembles, or decompiles the Waypoint Resources;
9. Accesses or uses the Waypoint Resources in a way intended to avoid fees or exceeding usage limits or quotas;
10. Interferes with or disrupts the Waypoint Resources;
11. Uses any high-volume automated means (including robots, spiders, scripts or other methods) to access the Waypoint Resources;
12. Attempts to gain unauthorized access to any part of the Waypoint Resources, by hacking, password mining, or other means;
13. Violates the security or integrity of the Waypoint Resources, including by:
a. Accessing or using the Waypoint Resources without permission, including attempts to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of the Waypoint Resources or to breach any security or authentication measures used by the Waypoint Resources;
b. Monitoring data or traffic on the Waypoint Resources without permission;
c. Forging packet or email headers, or any part of a message describing its origin or route;
d. Uploading any content that contains viruses, worms, corrupt files, Trojan horses, or other forms of harmful code, or any other content that may compromise the Waypoint Resources; or
e. Hacking, destabilizing, or making unauthorized changes to the Waypoint Resources, or altering another website to falsely imply it is affiliated with the Waypoint Resources;
14. Connects to any Clients, hosts, or networks where Client does not have permission to communicate with such Clients, hosts, or networks, such as:
a. Monitoring or crawling the Waypoint Resources in any way that would disrupt their performance or operation;
b. Conducting denial of service attacks;
c. Interfering with the operation of Waypoint Resources, including by attempting to overload the Waypoint Resources; or
d. Operating network services like open proxies, open mail relays, or open recursive domain name servers;
15. Distributes, publishes, sends, or facilitates unsolicited mass e-mailings, promotions, advertising, or solicitations, including commercial advertising and informational announcements; or
16. Collects replies to messages if those messages violate this AUP. The examples of prohibited conduct listed above are not comprehensive. Waypoint has the sole discretion to determine whether Client content or Client’s use of the Waypoint Resources is a violation of this AUP. All Client content, and/or actions that are performed via Client’s account, are the sole responsibility of Client.
CONSEQUENCES OF VIOLATIONS
Any violation of this AUP by Client will be considered to be a material breach of the corresponding contract between Waypoint and Client. If Client violates this AUP, Waypoint reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to apply the remedies provided in the applicable contract with Client or available to Waypoint at Law (e.g. suspension and/or termination of Client’s access to the Waypoint Resources).
In addition, Waypoint reserves the right to investigate any potential violation of this AUP or misuse of the Waypoint Resources. Among other actions, Waypoint may perform the following:
1. Remove, disable access to, or modify any data or content that violates this AUP; and
2. Report any activity that potentially violates any Law to law enforcement, regulators, or other appropriate third parties. This may include disclosing appropriate Client content and information where necessary.
Client is required to immediately report any violation or suspected violation of this AUP to Waypoint. Client will provide Waypoint with assistance, as requested, to address those events or violations. Any reports must be made to Waypoint by email ([email protected]).