Internet Acceptable Use Policies

ICS Customers are solely responsible for the content, E-mail, Web Pages, Messages and Information that they Access, View, Post, Distribute and is made available using the ICS network and Internet service. Customers are solely responsible for their own conduct and activities on the Internet when using the ICS network and Internet service.

Customers may not participate in any of the activities listed below whether actual or attempted and whether directly or indirectly through the ICS network or Internet service.

Prohibited Activities are:
  • Sending unsolicited (SPAM) email to users if the email could reasonably be expected to provoke complaints. Except as otherwise defined under applicable law, "unsolicited email" does not include; (i) a message addressed to an individual with whom the sender has a pre-existing and ongoing business or personal relationship; (ii) a message addressed to an individual from a non-commercial organization or entity of which the individual is a member; or (iii) a posting to a List that does not otherwise violate this Acceptable Use Policy.
  • Intentionally falsifying user information or identity to Internet Users or Entities to facilitate illegal acts or activities; Engaging in any of the activities listed herein or by using another provider's service, but channeling the activity through the ICS network or service is also a violation of these policies and is prohibited.
  • Using the ICS service or another Internet provider's service for the purpose of facilitating any activity that could reasonably be expected to adversely affect the ICS network or service or any other Internet user’s ability to use the Internet service or another Internet providers network or service is strictly prohibited.
  • Engaging in any other activity that: (i) violates a local, state, federal law or regulation (such as libel, slander, invasion of privacy, harassment, and infringement or misappropriation of another party's intellectual property rights such as copyrights, trademarks, and trade secrets); (ii) threatens the integrity of any network or computer system (such as transmission of worms, viruses and other malicious programs and codes); (iii) attempts to use the service in such a manner so as to avoid incurring charges for or otherwise avoid paying for any usage; (iv) otherwise degrades or interferes with other users' use of service; or (v) violates generally accepted standards of Internet use is strictly prohibited.
  • Hosting of Servers for the purpose of illegal Gaming, Music, Movie, File Sharing/Swapping, FTP on the ICS network or Internet service is prohibited unless approved in writing by ICS in advance of hosting such a service. Sharing, Uploading or Downloading Music, Movies, Computer Software, Programs and other Copyrighted Materials for which you are not the copyright holder or do not own a license to use is Strictly Prohibited and a violation of US Copyright laws. ICS has a legal obligation to provide your information to the copyright holder or its agents where copyright violations are shown to exist.

  • Each of the practices listed herein are "Prohibited Activities" and constitutes abuse or misuse of the ICS service, network and facilities and interferes with other Internet or Service users.

    Rights and Remedies:
    Engaging in or permitting others to engage in any Prohibited Activity may result in or temporary or permanent suspension of the customer(s) and/or other offender(s) service and/or access to the network/service. ICS may, where feasible, implement technical or electronic mechanisms to monitor and prevent Prohibited Activities. Nothing here limits ICS's rights and remedies (available at law or in equity) in any way with respect to any Prohibited Activity, and ICS may take any additional actions it may deem appropriate with respect to a Prohibited activity, including taking action to recover any and all costs of identifying offenders and removing them from the network, blocking them by mechanical, electronic or other means or discontinuing providing them Internet service. ICS has the right to notify appropriate authorities or law enforcement where illegal activities are known or suspected.