Acceptable Use Policy

Effective November 2004

Copyright:
No copyrighted material will be stored or cached on any device owned or operated by LightEdge Solutions without permission of the holder or within allowances prescribed by the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (DMCA).Any properly submitted notice for takedown by the copyright holder or agent for the copyright holder to remove materials from a LightEdge Solutions owned or managed device will be promptly honored.

LightEdge Solutions will honor the protection offered to the customer as prescribed by the DMCA.

For materials stored on non-LightEdge Solutions owned and managed devices, LightEdge Solutions will forward any Notice of Takedown to the end user.

If necessary, LightEdge Solutions will respond to recognized subpoenas and provide end user information as ordered by the appropriate courts.

E-mail:
Sending unsolicited commercial electronic mail messages is explicitly prohibited. LightEdge Solutions will not hesitate to take steps, which may include immediate suspension of service. This includes unintended sending of unsolicited commercial electronic mail messages due to unsecured devices including, but not limited to: open email relay, proxy, and other possible exploits.

Malicious Activity:
LightEdge Solutions customers shall use LightEdge Solutions services in accordance with all applicable local, state and federal laws, including but not limited to, obscenity laws. Customers shall not use LightEdge Solutions services to conduct any business or activity or solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by law, nor shall the customer’s use of the LightEdge Solutions services impinge upon the use of LightEdge Solutions systems by other customers.

Intended: Attempts to exploit other devices or services on and off of the LightEdge Solutions network without the permission or implied permission of that party are not permitted. Violations of system or network security may result in criminal and civil liability. LightEdge Solutions will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. LightEdge Solutions will limit any traffic from the offending device or network immediately.

Unintended: LightEdge Solutions will notify customers of an exploited device being used for potential malicious activity. If the activity is causing severe damage or strain to other devices or networks, LightEdge Solutions will limit traffic to and from that device immediately. Otherwise LightEdge Solutions will notify the customer and give a reasonable amount of time to secure the device before limiting traffic to and from that device.

Illegal Activity:
LightEdge Solutions will cooperate with law enforcement in cases where LightEdge Solutions services or devices are being used for any suspected illegal activity.

Reselling of Services:
Reselling of any services provided by LightEdge Solutions is explicitly prohibited without expressed consent of LightEdge Solutions.

Failure to Comply:
Failure to comply with LightEdge Solutions Acceptable Use Policy may result in the immediate termination of services, responding to law enforcement requests, or any other action deemed necessary by LightEdge Solutions in order to protect its network, customer relationships, and commitment to the highest possible quality of service.

In the event that Lightedge Solutions determines that Customer has violated or will violate any of these policies, Lightedge Solutions may take such action as deemed to be appropriate under the circumstances as known to Lightedge Solutions at the time such action was taken to eliminate or preclude such violation. Lightedge Solutions shall not be liable for any damages of any nature suffered by any Customer, Client, or third party resulting in whole or in part from its exercise of its rights under these policies. The Customer is responsible for any charges resulting from the violation of these policies including but not limited to charges resulting from the compromise of any Customer secure password.

Reporting Violations of the LightEdge Solutions Acceptable Use Policy:
LightEdge Solutions customers shall report to LightEdge Solutions any information customers may have concerning instances in which the conditions set forth herein have been or are being violated. When LightEdge Solutions becomes aware of any possible violations, LightEdge Solutions will initiate an investigation.

To report violations of LightEdge Solutions Acceptable Use Policy, send any and all documentation supporting the complaint to abuse@lightedge.com.

Policy Modifications:
LightEdge Solutions reserves the right to modify this policy at any time.

This policy last updated May 24, 2006.