TERMS AND CONDITIONS
Use of Minnesota MicroNet constitutes acceptance of these
Terms and Conditions, and its acceptable use policy. You also agree
to abide by the acceptable use policies of the networks you access
through Minnesota MicroNet. Acceptable use on the Minnesota MicroNet
system prohibits, but isn't limited to, unsolicited advertising,
transmission of any material in violation of any U.S. or state
regulation, copyrighted material, threatening or obscene material,
material protected by trade secret, transmissions of any type or
quantity that cause disruption of services to others, use of the
network to make unauthorized entry to other computational,
information or communications devices or resources, or propagation of
computer viruses or worms.
Minnesota MicroNet may only be used for lawful purposes. If you use
its service for something other than lawful purposes, you agree to
indemnify and hold Minnesota MicroNet harmless from any claims or
damages by you or another party which result directly or indirectly
from unlawful use.
Minnesota MicroNet strives to provide the best possible service, but
makes no warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, for
the service it provides. This includes loss of data resulting from
delays, nondeliveries, misdeliveries, or service interruptions caused
by its own negligence or your errors or omissions.
Minnesota MicroNet does not normally examine messages or files
residing on or passing through its computer system, and exercises no
control whatsoever over the content of the information residing on
or passing through it. Minnesota MicroNet specifically denies any
responsibility for the accuracy or quality of information obtained
through its services. Use of any information obtained via
Minnesota MicroNet is at your own risk.
Minnesota MicroNet may occasionally require new registration and
subscription information from you to continue your service. Should
this become necessary, you will be notified. If changes to your
subscription information occur on your end, you agree to notify
Minnesota MicroNet so that its information is current and accurate.
Account holders certify that they are at least eighteen (18) years
of age or older. You agree to the rates and billing procedures
presented in the current version of rates and services. Minnesota
MicroNet reserves the right to change the rates and otherwise modify
this agreement upon thirty (30) days notice to you. Use of Minnesota
MicroNet after the effective date constitutes acceptance of the new
Terms and Conditions.
Upon written notification, you have the right to terminate your
subscription at any time, for any reason. Minnesota MicroNet also
has the right to terminate your subscription at its discretion, for
reasons including, but not limited to, violating its Terms and
Conditions and/or its acceptable use policy, untimely payment or
non-payment of charges for service fees and surcharges, repeated
incidents of complaints from other network users which Minnesota
MicroNet determines to be valid, or inappropriate usage determined
by Minnesota MicroNet or other relevant authorities. If your
subscription is terminated, you will be refunded the unused portion
of your service fees, less any unpaid balances owed to Minnesota
These Terms and Conditions reflect the entire agreement between you,
the subscriber, and Minnesota MicroNet, and supersede all prior oral
or written agreements and understandings between the subscriber and
Minnesota MicroNet. These Terms and Conditions shall be governed
and interpreted in accordance with the laws of the State of
Minnesota, United States of America.
The registration of domain names is subject to the terms and conditions of the relevant naming authorities and registrars:
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
(Last revised on 10/20/2010)
The Minnesota MicroNet Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) explains activities
which are explicitly prohibited by customers using Minnesota MicroNet's
network services. Engaging in any of these activities can be considered
grounds for account termination. This list is by no means exhaustive and
will be updated as necessary. Minnesota MicroNet reserves the right to
determine what is acceptable use of our network.
Our policies were designed with the following goals in mind:
Ensure the security, reliability and performance of our network.
Because our network is a shared resource, ensure fair and equitable
distribution of resources for all customers.
Encourage the responsible use of net resources, discouraging practices
which degrade the usability of network resources and thus the value of
Preserve the privacy and security of individual users.
We ask for your cooperation in adhering to the following policies so our
network can run as fast and smoothly as possible for all that use it.
- Your account must be used for lawful activities only.
- Beware of copyright violations.
- Do not attempt to hack, crack or probe other networks or other accounts.
- Do not post commercial web pages on personal websites.
- Do not post adult or highly offensive material to websites.
BULK MAIL AND MAILING LISTS:
- Do not forge mail addresses.
- Do not send chain letters.
- Do not send harassing email , whether through language, frequency, or
size of messages.
- Do not send email to any person who does not wish to receive it.
- Do not spread any kind of Internet myth or hoax.
Become an informed Internet user and visit these websites:
- Unsolicited bulk mail (spam) of any kind is strictly prohibited.
- Any other bulk mail must be Confirmed Opt-in (aka double opt-in
or closed loop opt-in).
You must maintain complete and accurate records of all
consents and confirmed opt-ins and be prepared to present
those records in case a spam complaint is filed against you.
Confirmed Opt-in means a user has explicitly subscribed
or requested to be added to a mailing list and you have
confirmed their email address. Confirmation is usually done
by responding to a confirmation email sent to the
email address the end user specified. The confirmed opt-in
method ensures that no person can subscribe someone else out of
malice or error.
You are not be permitted to use any mailing list that you
were given or purchased. Doing so will be considered
spamming and may result in termination of the offending
Legacy lists that are not confirmed opt-in will need to be
converted to a confirmed opt-in list.
- Commercial bulk mail must conform to CAN-SPAM Act of 2003.
More details can be found at:
- Any bulk mail sent through another server that references
your email address, domain or Website hosted here must
also conform to these rules.
- Every message should contain instructions how to unsubscribe.
Unsubscribe requests should be processed within 10 days.
- False or misleading mail headers are prohibited.