ComRes, Inc. – Acceptable Use Policy – Cloud Desktop
Effective January 1, 2015
ComRes, Inc. (“ComRes”) has created this Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) to ensure the responsible use of ComRes’ services, systems, web sites, and products (“ComRes Products and Services”) by our customers and other users of ComRes Products and Services (“Users”), and to enable ComRes to provide Users with reliable, secure, and efficient services. By using ComRes Products and Services, Users agree to be bound by the terms of this AUP.
Any User that ComRes determines to have violated any element of this AUP may be subject to a suspension or termination of service, with or without notice. ComRes has the right, but not the obligation, to take further action as ComRes determines to be appropriate under the circumstances to eliminate or preclude repeat violations, and ComRes shall not be liable for any damages of any nature suffered by any Customer, User, or any third party resulting in whole or in part from ComRes’ exercise of its rights under this AUP.
ComRes Products and Services must be used for lawful purposes only and in a manner consistent with the intended purpose of ComRes Products and Services. Users shall not use ComRes Products and Services to distribute, transmit, or store material:
1. in violation of any local, state, or federal laws and regulations.
2. that may expose ComRes to criminal liability.
3. that may adversely affect ComRes Products and Services or other ComRes Customers or Users.
Users are prohibited from facilitating the violation of any of this AUP or another provider’s AUP. This includes, but is not limited to, distributing, transmitting, or otherwise providing any product or service that violates this AUP or another provider’s AUP.
Users shall not use ComRes Products and Services to distribute, transmit, or store material that is inappropriate, as reasonably determined by ComRes, or material that is obscene (including child pornography) defamatory, libelous, threatening, abusive, hateful, or excessively violent.
Users shall not use ComRes Products and Services to distribute, transmit, or store material that may be harmful to, or interfere with, ComRes Products and Services or any third party’s systems, networks, web sites, or services. Such prohibited content includes, but is not limited to worms, viruses, or Trojan horses.
Users shall not use ComRes Products and Services to distribute, transmit, or store material containing fraudulent offers for products or services, or any advertising or promotional materials that contain deceptive, false, or misleading statements, representations, or claims. Users are prohibited from submitting any false or inaccurate data on any order form, contract, or online application, including the fraudulent use of credit cards.
Users shall not use ComRes Products and Services to transmit unsolicited email messages including, without limitation, unsolicited bulk email, where such emails could reasonably be expected to provoke complaints (“spam”). Users are prohibited from using the services of another provider to distribute spam or to promote a site hosted on or connected to ComRes Products and Services. Users shall not use ComRes Products and Services to:
1. send email messages that are excessive or intended to harass others.
2. continue to send email messages to a recipient that has indicated that he/she does not wish to receive them.
3. send email with forged TCP/IP packet header information.
4. send malicious email, including, without limitation, “mail bombing.”
5. send or receive email messages in a manner that violates the policies of any other Internet service provider.
6. use an email box exclusively for the storage space for data.
Material accessible through ComRes Products and Services may be subject to protection under publicity, privacy, or other personal and Intellectual Property rights. Such rights include, but are not limited to, copyrights and laws protecting patents, trade secrets, trademarks, or other proprietary information. Users shall not use ComRes Products and Services in any manner that would breach, dilute, misappropriate, or otherwise violate any such rights. Users must not use a domain name in connection with any ComRes Products and Services, and must not use that domain name in violation of the trademark, service mark, or other rights of any third party.
Third Party Rules
Users may have access through ComRes Products and Services to search engines, chat rooms, bulletin boards, Web pages and services, USENET, or other services that publish rules, guidelines, or agreements to govern their use. Users must adhere to any such rules, guidelines, or agreements.
Users shall not use ComRes Products and Services to conduct activities that may be harmful to, or interfere with, ComRes Products and Services or any third party’s networks, systems, services, or Web sites. This includes, but is not limited to, mail bombing, flooding, or denial of service attacks. Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of ComRes Products and Services, or the computers, accounts, or networks of another party. Users are prohibited from any activity considered a precursor to attempted security violations, including, but not limited to, any form of probing, scanning, or other testing of information gathering activity. Inappropriate activity may result in civil or criminal liability. ComRes will investigate such activity, and may involve and cooperate with law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Users involved in such activity.
Responsibility for Content
ComRes assumes no responsibility for any material created or accessible on or through ComRes Products and Services. ComRes is not obligated to monitor or exercise any editorial control over such material, but reserves the right to do so. Should ComRes become aware that any such material may violate this AUP and/or expose ComRes to civil or criminal liability, ComRes reserves the right to block access to such material and suspend or terminate any User creating, storing, or disseminating such material. ComRes further reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and third parties in the investigation of alleged wrongdoing, including disclosing the identity of the User that ComRes deems responsible for the wrongdoing.
To report violations of the ComRes AUP, contact abuse@ComRes.us .
ComRes reserves the right to modify this AUP at any time and in its sole discretion, with such modifications being effective when posted. Any use of ComRes Products and Services after such modification constitutes acceptance of the AUP as revised.