SCS ACCEPTABLE USE AND SERVICE GUIDELINES

 

 

            These SCS Acceptable Use Guidelines (“SCS Guidelines”) describe the appropriate kinds of conduct and prohibited uses of SCS’ web-hosting services (“Hosting Services”).  SCS reserves the right to modify SCS Guidelines at any time, effective upon posting on the SCS website.  Any violation of SCS Guidelines may result in the suspension or termination of your account, or such other action as SCS deems appropriate.

 

            Hosting Services enable you to develop and display a website through which you can interact with users of the internet.  Ordinarily, SCS does not actively monitor, censor, or directly control any content that is, or will be displayed on your website.  You shall be solely liable and responsible for your use of the Hosting Services and any and all content that you display, upload, download, or transmit through the use of the Hosting Services.   “Content” includes, without limitation, e-mail, web pages, home pages and domain names.

 

            Hosting Services may be used only for lawful purposes.  SCS reserves the right to restrict or prohibit any use of the Hosting Services, and remove any materials, that SCS, in its sole discretion, determines is harmful to its servers, systems, networks, reputation, good will, other SCS customers or any third party.  It is SCS’ policy to terminate repeat infringers.  SCS may involve and cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected.  Examples of illegal or harmful conduct include the following:

 

v      Infringement of intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights, including copyrights and trademarks.

v      Offensive materials whether obscene, pornographic or libelous, invasive of privacy or publicity rights, or otherwise objectionable.

v      Export violations.

v      Fraudulent conduct including improper use of credit card numbers.

v      Hacking, unauthorized data interception or monitoring, falsification of origin, failure to safeguard accounts, spamming, or harassing e-mail.

 

 

COPYRIGHT COMPLAINTS AND REMOVAL POLICY

 

 

            If you believe that your copyright in any material has been infringed on a site hosted by SCS , please send a Digital Millenium Copyright Notice to SCS’ designated Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement.  Once SCS receives your completed DMCA Notice, SCS will evaluate it and take such action as is appropriate under the Digital Millenium Copyright Act, 17 USC 512 et seq.

 

            You may check the United States Copyright Office website for required information for the DMCA notice.  SCS’ Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement can be reached as follows:

 

Robert A. Monath, Esq.

113 ½  W. Council St.

Salisbury, NC 28144

Phone: 704-645-0630 / Fax: 704-645-0790

E-mail:  monath@earthlink.net