This ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY (this “AUP”) describes the proper use of SmartRIA’s Software and Services (terms defined by the Software Services Agreement) by Client, its users, affiliates, and any other individual or entity lawfully and rightfully accessing SmartRIA’s Software and Services via a previously executed Software Services Agreement with SmartRIA. This current version of this AUP is effective as of January 14, 2021 and may be revised by SmartRIA from time to time without notice.
1. No Reverse Engineering
Client shall not: (i) reverse engineer any Service; (i) attempt to bypass or break any security mechanism on any of the Services; or (i) use the Services in a manner that poses a security or service risk to SmartRIA or other users.
2. No Interference with Services
Client shall not engage in, or attempt to engage in: (i) unauthorized access to or use of the Services, data, or the networks or systems, including an attempt to probe, scan or overload a SmartRIA system or the Services, or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization; (ii) unauthorized monitoring of code, data, or traffic on a system without express authorization; (iii) deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks; (iv) an action that imposes an unreasonable or disproportionately large load on SmartRIA’s infrastructure; (v) performance of a program/script/command or sending messages of any kind that are designed to interfere with a user’s terminal session, by any means, including locally or by the Internet; (vi) the use of manual or electronic means to avoid any use limitations placed on the Services, such as timing out; or (vii) any other activity that could be reasonably interpreted as unauthorized access to or interference with the Services.
3. General Prohibited Activities
Client shall not use SmartRIA’s Software or Services to: (i) commit a crime, violate any rights of a person or entity (including intellectual property rights), or violate any local, state, national, or international law, rule or regulation, as applicable; (ii) impersonate a person or entity or to otherwise misrepresent any affiliation with a person or entity; (iii) commit fraud or make fraudulent offers or advertisements (i.e., make money fast schemes, chain letters, pyramid schemes); (iv) transmit harmful or potentially harmful code, including viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs or any other computer programming routines that could damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any system, program, data or personal information; (v) transmit credit card or debit card numbers or other card numbers, or other financial account information such as cardholder name, expiration date, PIN or PIN blocks, service code, or track data from a magnetic strip or chip, unless such data has a necessary compliance or related operational purpose in the Software; (vi) create a false identity or forged email address or header, or phone number, or otherwise attempt to mislead others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of a message or phone call; (vii) circumvent another service offered by SmartRIA, such as subscribing to email archiving for the purpose of archiving email marketing; (viii) harvest data; or (ix) act in a way that will subject SmartRIA to any third-party liability.
4. Laws Specific to Communications