SBT Internet Systems Policy.
S.B.T.'s Acceptable Use Policy This is S.B.T.'s Acceptable Use Policy. It applies to you if you are an S.B.T. subscriber or user ("you"). It is intended to ensure that your use of S.B.T.'s service is trouble free and that you have due regard to the law and the needs of other users. Please read it carefully. It is a condition of your use of our service that you comply with the terms of this Policy. Please look out for any amendments to the Policy that S.B.T. ("we") might make in the future. From time to time we will make amendments to it by giving you notice of the change and you will then be obliged to comply with the policy as amended.
1.1 S.B.T. is not responsible for the content of user originated traffic We exercise
no direct supervision or control whatsoever over the content of the information
passing through our network. We do not assume any responsibility for information
not sent or authorised by us. The responsibility for traffic that does not conform
with this policy and all possible consequences lie with the sender of the traffic.
1.2 You are responsible for use of your account If you permit others to use our
service, you are responsible for making users of the service aware of this policy
and obtaining compliance of your users with this policy.
1.3 You are responsible for complying with conditions of use of other networks If
we provide you with access to a network outside our service you must comply with
any acceptable use conditions which apply to that network.
2.1 You have responsibilities It is your responsibility to: use our service and
services in a manner which does not violate any applicable laws or regulations;
respect the conventions of the newsgroups, lists and networks that you use; respect
the legal protection afforded by copyright, trade marks, license rights and other
laws to materials accessible via our service; respect the privacy of others; use
the service in a manner which does not interfere with or disrupt other network users,
services or equipment; and refrain from acts that waste resources or prevent other
users from receiving the full benefit of our services.
2.2 Use must be ethical Your use of our services should be ethical and in accordance
with accepted community standards.
3.1 You must comply with the Law It is not acceptable to use our service for any
purpose which violates local, State, Federal or international laws.
3.2 Specific kinds of use are not allowed It is not acceptable to use our service
to, amongst other things: violate copyright or other intellectual property rights;
illegally store, use or distribute software; transmit threatening, obscene or offensive
materials; engage in electronic `stalking' or other forms of harassment such as
using abusive or aggressive language; misrepresent or defame others; commit fraud;
gain unauthorised access to any computing, information, or communications devices
or resources, including but not limited to any machines accessible via the Internet;
damage, modify or destroy the files, data, passwords, devices or resources of S.B.T.,
other users or third parties; engage in misleading or deceptive on-line marketing
practices; conduct any business or activity or solicit the performance of any activity
that is prohibited by law; make an unauthorised transmission of confidential information
or material protected by trade secrets; or attempt to do any of these things.
3.3 Disruption of the network is not allowed You may not use the service to interfere
with or disrupt other network users, services or equipment. In particular, for example,
you must not: distribute messages to inappropriate or unrelated forums, newsgroups
or mailing lists (`spamming'); send unsolicited commercial messages; propagate computer
worms, viruses and other types of malicious programs; make transmissions of any
type or quantity which adversely affect our operation or jeopardise the use of our
service, or its performance for other subscribers; and harass or impersonate S.B.T.
or other users.
3.4 Soliciting subscribers to other services is not allowed It is also not acceptable
to use our service to solicit subscribers to become subscribers of other competitive
3.5 Resale of our services is not allowed Resale of our services to others is strictly
forbidden under all circumstances.
4.1 We may monitor your account but will respect your privacy If we have cause,
we may monitor the conduct of your account to determine whether this policy is being
followed. If we monitor the conduct of your account we will safeguard your privacy
unless to do so would involve us in concealment of a criminal offence or inhibit
the enforcement of this policy.
4.2 We will make an effort to contact you If we become concerned that your use of
our service may break the law or that you have not complied with this policy we
will attempt to contact you before taking action.
4.3 We may terminate your account and/or notify the authorities If we believe that
your use of the service may break the law or that you have not complied with this
policy we may: warn you by email; suspend your access to the service; terminate
your account without notice; and/or notify and provide relevant information to the
authorities, as appears appropriate in the circumstances.
4.4 In the eventof taking action under 4.3 we reserve the right to delete any or
all of your information, material, software or other content stored on our system
in our sole discretion.
4.5 We will re-establish services if resolution is achieved If you do not repeatedly
breach this policy, we do not regard an instance of conduct causing our intervention
as dangerous or serious and the cause of our intervention is addressed and resolved,
we will promptly re- establish your service.
SBT Information Systems Pty Ltd