PlaNet FreeNZ Acceptable Use Policy
For the purposes of this agreement the Supplier is the local
PlaNet System and the subscriber is the user of Internet services.
Credit payments are not deemed valid until payment has been
verified (max 2 working days if paying by cheque).
Copyright: The Supplier explicity acknowledges Subscriber ownership of
copyright on original Subscriber generated information, in accordance
with International law.
Censorship and "Open Mike" Policy: the supplier supports the subscriber
rights to free speech and will not limit
or halt the subscriber transmission of data except under the extreme
circumstances denoted in "Account Suspension," and occurrences of
libelous or harassing speech.
Term: This agreement (including the application form) will become
effective when the supplier receives the signed application form
from the the subscriber accompanied by payment of the designated setup and
subscription costs specified in the application form and shall remain
in force until either the supplier or the subscriber notifies the other in
writing/email of an intent to terminate agreement. Prices do not include
software. Any software that is provided by the supplier to give
access remains the property of the software's owners and the the subscriber
is responsible for any fees or donations asked for by the software's
owner(s). Payment to the supplier must be in advance.
Applicable Parties: This agreement is non-transferable.
Applicable Law: This agreement and the relationships between the parties
shall be governed by the Laws of New Zealand.
Warranty: the supplier warrants that its communications software
conforms to established telecommunications industry protocols, and
will be compatible with most off-the-shelf consumer communcations
software. The supplier disclaims any express or implied warranty
with respect to the performance, capacity, merchantablity, or other
compatibility issues of its hardware and software products and services.
Indemnification: the subscriber assumes liability for and hereafter agrees to
hold harmless the supplier, its employees, agents, officers and
directors from all claims for lost profits, punitive or other
adjudicated damages, expenses, including reasonable attorney's fees,
incurred during interoperation with any computer or network linked via
Internet Protocol with the supplier. The Supplier does NOT WARRANT
that access will be without interruptions or errors.
Changes: the supplier reserves the right to change these terms and
conditions by notifying the subscriber at least one month in advance of the
date such changes become effective. The supplier pledges to supply
Internet Services, as specified by the signed application form and
subject to the provisos listed in this document and to act in good
faith to the the subscriber.
ACCOUNT SUSPENSION: In the event of Customer's failure to maintain a
verified positive credit, or of any other breach of this agreement and
conditions of service by Customer the Supplier will attempt to notifiy the
Customer by email of pending suspension of connection privileges, after
which, at the Supplier's discretion, the account will be locked, the data
therein frozen, and incoming mail archived. If the suspension was due to an
unpaid debt upon payment of 50% of the account type original setup fee and
other outstanding charges Customer's account will be reinstated. If after
30 days Customer debt has not been paid in full plus other outstanding
charges Customer's account may, at the Supplier's option, be purged.
Listed below are specific antisocial behaviors that are always prohibited
and will be reason for account suspension and non-renewal while using the
Supplier's hardware or software. The Supplier will render the final
decision in any dispute regarding the appropriateness of any message sent
using its hardware or software; Any physical evidence of the following
activities may result in immediate account suspension and non-renewal
without prior warning:
Download material which is illegal in New Zealand; Upload material
which is illegal in the country of destination; Distribute copyrighted
material without the permission of the author(s); Violate import/export
restrictions of any country when transferring materials; Attempt or try
to attempt to access other computers illegally or without permission;
Post commercial advertisements except in places specifically intended for
that purpose; Post any messages that contravene the Human Rights Act;
Ignore warnings from systems administrators that their actions contravene
the the Supplier's Charter;
Carry out or attempt to carry out impersonation, misrepresentation of
identity, forgery of mail or news headers, or other substitution of
identifying marks, or the deliberate propagation of information known to be
inaccurate or untrue for fraudulent or illegal purposes; Sending signals or
large amounts of data to the Supplier or to any other attached machine or
service which causes a temporary or permanent stoppage of the Supplier's
machines or any other attached machine or services.
Sending inappropriate messages or articles to any newsgroup,
mailing list, or other public or private discussion forum;
Attempting to access, or accessing; computer programs, files or
records, network packets or other transmissions belonging to other
users, or similar system resources not specifically assigned to
the subscriber by the local the supplier.
The subscribers shall: Follow the rules/guidelines outlined in this and
other attached documents that relate to the particular service
subscribed to and act in good faith to their the supplier
Assigned Resources Dial In: One line per account at any time. Dialing in by multiple users, using the same flat rate account is in breach of the contract and will result in the account being sent a email to advise them this is happening.
If another person is using your account PlaNet will give you a new password. If multiple users continue to use a flat rate account the account will be terminated.
Execute:Any program with personal or world permissions.
Read: As execute, above.
Connect: Any site, subject to terms and conditions above.
UseNet post volume: Unlimited - subject to this agreement.
E-Mail volume: Included in data accounting
Simultaneous Logins: One