INFORMZ PROFESSIONAL END USER RULES OF USE
Please Note: By using the Informz Professional Software, the Customer and each End User agrees to comply with these Informz Professional End User Rules of Use which are subject to change at any time without Customer consent. All determinations as to whether a mailing or practice conforms to these rules will be determined by Informz at its discretion.
The following uses of Informz Professional are not allowed:
- Transmitting chain letters, junk email, spamming or any duplicative or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise). This prohibition extends to the sending of unsolicited mailings from another service which in any way implicates the use of Informz’ Services.
- Harvesting or otherwise collecting information about others, including email addresses, without their affirmative consent as defined by 15 USC §7702(1) and any Implementing Rule published in the Federal Register or in any other manner that is unlawful.
- Sending messages which fail to use links allowing recipients to unsubscribe from all future mailings.
- Creating a false identity or forged email, telephone, or facsimile address or header, incorporating a false subject line, return address or transmission path, or making any other attempt to mislead others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of the message.
- Transmitting any unlawful, harassing, libelous, abusive, threatening, harmful, vulgar, obscene, pornographic or otherwise objectionable material of any kind or nature. All content must conform to reasonable standards of decency.
- Transmitting any material that may infringe upon the intellectual property rights or other rights of third parties, including trademark, copyright or right of publicity.
- Using the Informz Professional Services to libel, defame or slander any person, or infringe upon any person’s privacy rights.
- Using the Informz Professional Services to transmit, directly or indirectly through links or otherwise, mail bombs (substantial volumes of messages to a single recipient over a short period of time or messages of substantial size to a single recipient intended to exhaust the recipient’s mailbox capacity) or any material that contains viruses, trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancel bots, or other harmful or deleterious programs.
- Violating any federal, state or local laws, rules or regulations related to the electronic transmission of data including, but not limited to, (a) transmission of personally identifiable health or financial information; (b) exportation of technical data or software; (c) child pornography or solicitation of minors; and (d) solicitation of funds.
- Interfering with or disrupting any networks connected to the Informz Professional Software, including third party networks, or violating the regulations, policies or procedures of such networks.
- Gaining or attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Informz Professional Software, Network Provider, or to any third party’s information or data.
- Interfering with another user’s use of the Informz Professional Services.
- Engaging in any other activity that could subject Informz, its Network Provider or any of its service providers to criminal liability, civil penalty or judgment.
- Using the Informz Professional Services for any non-business related or otherwise prohibited activities.
Additionally, End User acknowledges and agrees to the following:
All determinations as to whether a mailing or practice conforms to these rules will be determined by Informz at its discretion.
Informz may disclose information about Customer and its End Users without Customer consent or a court order only under the following circumstances: (a) to diagnose and resolve technical issues; (b) as required by law; (c) to an addressee or the intended recipient of a message; (d) to governmental authorities upon request and in order to protect and defend Informz’ rights, property, business or reputation; and/or (e) to respond to governmental and third party claims that Informz Pro Services are being used for illegal or improper activities. Under U.S. law, Informz, its Network Provider, and its other service providers may have an affirmative duty to the public to report unlawful activity including but not limited to reporting to the Federal Government’s Cyber Tip Line knowledge of any facts or circumstances of online child pornography. Informz will maintain the confidentiality of the Customer’s Mailing List except to the extent that disclosure is required by law, by order of a governmental agency, by court order, or upon consent of the Customer.
Updated June 13, 2013