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IPGEO Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
 

By using online IPGEO.com web site services (collectively, the “Services”) provided by IPGEO.com, its partners and associates (collectively, “IPGEO”), you agree to the following terms of this Acceptable Use Policy, API usage limits, including the General terms contained below:

Copyright or trademark infringement
Use of the IPGEO service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software.

Accurate Information
You will provide accurate and current information on all registration forms on the Service. You will not impersonate any person or entity, misrepresent your affiliation with a person or entity; or misrepresent the origin of any content distributed through the Service.

Registered Members
Your email address is used only for confirming your registration details, password (and for sending new passwords should you forget your current one), or receiving newletters if you subscribe.

General Disclaimer / Limitation of Liability
THE SERVICE AND THE MATERIALS ARE PROVIDED BY MAD PENGUIN ON AN "AS IS" BASIS, AND MAD PENGUIN EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE OR ANY MATERIALS AND PRODUCTS. IN NO EVENT SHALL MAD PENGUIN BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OF PROFITS OR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND WHATSOEVER WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICE, THE MATERIALS AND THE PRODUCTS, IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER MAD PENGUIN HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH LOSS, INJURY, OR DAMAGES. IF ANY OF THE ABOVE PROVISIONS ARE VOID UNDER GOVERNING LAW, OUR LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW. IF FOR ANY REASON A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION FINDS ANY PROVISION OR PORTION OF THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY TO BE UNENFORCEABLE, THE REMAINDER OF THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY WILL CONTINUE IN FULL FORCE AND EFFECT.

YOU UNDERSTAND AND EXPRESSLY AGREE THAT USE OF MAD PENGUIN'S SERVICES ARE AT YOUR SOLE RISK, THAT ANY MATERIAL AND/OR DATA DOWNLOADED OR OTHERWISE OBTAINED THROUGH THE USE OF MAD PENGUIN'S SERVICES IS AT YOUR OWN DISCRETION AND RISK AND THAT YOU WILL BE SOLELY RESPONSIBLE FOR ANY DAMAGE TO YOUR COMPUTER SYSTEM OR LOSS OF DATA THAT RESULTS FROM THE DOWNLOAD OF SUCH MATERIAL AND/OR DATA.

The following constitute violations of this AUP:

Illegal use
IPGEO's services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. IPGEO reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.

Harm to minors
Use of the IPGEO service to harm, or attempt to harm, minors in any way, including, but not limited to child pornography.

Unauthorized access
Use of the IPGEO service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of IPGEO's or another entity's computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data, is expressly prohibited and the offending IPGEO account is subject to immediate termination.

Forgery or impersonation
Adding, removing or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. Attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying infrmation is prohibited. The use of anonymous remailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.

Fraudulent activity
Use of IPGEO service to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services, or to advance any type of financial scam such as "pyramid schemes," "ponzi schemes," and "chain letters."

Fraud
Involves a knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement, writing or activity made with the intent that the person receiving it will act upon it.

Third Party Accountability
IPGEO subscribers will be held responsible and accountable for any activity by third parties, using their account, that violates guidelines created within the Acceptable Use Policy.

Security
You are responsible for any misuse of your account, even if the inappropriate activity was committed by a friend, family member, guest or employee. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not gain unauthorized access to your account. In addition, you may not use your account to breach security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorized access to another network or server.

Your password provides access to your account. It is your responsibility to keep your password secure. Sharing your password and account access with unauthorized users is prohibited. You should take care to prevent others from using your account since you will be held responsible for such use. Attempting to obtain another user's account password is strictly prohibited, and may result in termination of service.

REVISIONS TO THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
IPGEO reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this AUP and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner.

IPGEO users authorize IPGEO to use, reproduce, transmit, store and display any user-supplied content (including message board postings and replies) for any purpose in any and all media.

This AUP constitutes the entire agreement between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof and supersedes and replaces all prior or contemporaneous understandings or agreements, written or oral, regarding such subject matter. Any waiver of any provision of the AUP will be effective only if in writing and signed by IPGEO.

 

 

 
 

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