Privacy & Acceptable Use Policy
Site Technology Group, Inc. a Florida Corporation, D.B.A.: TSC INTERNET
1440 Coral Ridge Drive Suite 230
Coral Springs, FL 33071
TSC INTERNET is committed to safeguarding your privacy online. Please read the following policy to understand how your personal information will be treated as you make full use of the TSC INTERNET Online site. Please read this privacy and acceptable use policy. This policy may change from time to time so please check back periodically.
This policy will let you know:
1. What personally identifiable information is collected from you
2. What cookies are and how they are used
3. How your information is used
4. Who is collecting your information
5. With whom your information may be shared
6. What choices are available to you regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information
7. How you can access, update or delete your information
8. The kind of security precautions that are in place to protect the loss, misuse, or alteration of your information
9. How protects children's privacy
10. What else you should know about your online privacy
What personally identifiable information is collected from you?
The TSC INTERNET Online Site collects information in several ways from different parts of our web site.
Some personal information is gathered when you register. During registration, we ask for your name and email address. The system will also ask for your street address, city, state/province, zip/postal code, country, telephone number, and the URL of your web site, although only fields that are marked with an asterisk (*) on the registration field are required. This information is used solely to assist you in navigating the system by automatically filling in certain forms (such as the listing posting form) with your information so that you don't have to continually re-enter it. Once you register you are no longer anonymous to - you have a username and are able to take full advantage of the many offerings of the TSC INTERNET Online Site.
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What cookies are and how they are used
Advertising networks that serve listings onto the TSC INTERNET Online Site may also use their own cookies.
- To identify and label all "new" listings since your last visit to the site.
- Optionally to permanently save your password on your computer so you don't have to re-enter it each time you visit our site.
- To enable you to "checklist" listings that you want to mark for future retrieval and viewing.
The TSC INTERNET Online Site may also collect IP addresses for system administration and to report aggregate information to our advertisers.
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How your information is used
The primary goal of the TSC INTERNET Online Site in collecting personal information is to provide you, the user, with a customized experience and to assist your navigation throughout the site.
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Who is collecting your information
When you are asked for personal information on the TSC INTERNET Online Site, you are sharing that information with the TSC INTERNET Online Site alone, unless it is specifically stated otherwise. However, some activities will, by their very nature, result in your personal information being revealed to other users of the TSC INTERNET Online Site. For example, when you enter personal information on the listing posting form, this information will generally be included in your listing, unless specifically stated otherwise.
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With whom your information may be shared
As a general rule, will not disclose any of your personally identifiable information except when we have your permission or under special circumstances, such as when we believe in good faith that the law requires it or under the circumstances described below. Please see the Terms of Service or Use Agreements for each of our products and services for more detailed information about how your personal information may be shared.
may disclose account information in special cases when we have reason to believe that disclosing this information is necessary to identify, contact or bring legal action against someone who may be violating the Terms of Service of the or may be causing injury to or interference with (either intentionally or unintentionally) the rights or property of the, other users of the , or anyone else that could be harmed by such activities. may disclose or access account information when we believe in good faith that the law requires it and for administrative and other purposes that we deem necessary to maintain, service, and improve our products and services.
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What choices are available to you regarding collection, use, and distribution of your information?
If you choose not to register or provide personal information, you can still use most of the TSC INTERNET Online Site, but you will not be able to access areas or use features that require registration.
You also have choices with respect to cookies. By modifying your browser preferences, you have the choice to accept all cookies, to be notified when a cookie is set, or to reject all cookies. If you choose to reject all cookies you will be unable to use those services of the TSC INTERNET Online Site that require registration in order to participate. These services include the identification of new listings that have been posted since your last visit, auto-fill in of the logon form, and the Checklist feature. You can still use most of the features of the TSC INTERNET Online Site even if you do not accept cookies.
TSC INTERNET does not sell or rent user information to anyone. We will notify you at the time of data collection or transfer if your data will be shared with a third party and you will always have the option of not permitting the transfer. If you do not wish to allow your data to be shared, you can choose not to use a particular service.
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How you can access, update or delete your information
We will provide you with the means to ensure that your personal information is correct and current. You may edit or delete your user profile at any time by clicking on the "My Profile" link or graphic provided by the system once you are logged in. Once you have logged onto the system during a given session, wherever you go on the TSC INTERNET Online Site, your information will stay with you until or unless you click on the "Logoff" link, which is accessible from within the "My Profile" screen.
If you are a previously registered user and you have lost or forgotten your password, you may obtain it by email by using our "Forgot Password" feature. Click the button on any login page to request that your password be emailed to you. We cannot provide your password by any other means.
Your TSC INTERNET Online Site account can be deleted, but doing so will result in not being able to access any of the features of the program that require user registration.
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The kind of security precautions that are in place to protect the loss, misuse,
or alteration of your information
Other than the administrator of the TSC INTERNET Online Site or other authorized personnel of the , you are the only person who has access to your personal information. Your user registration is password-protected to prevent unauthorized access.
We recommend that you do not divulge your password to anyone. will never ask you for your password in an unsolicited phone call or in an unsolicited email. As an extra security precaution, you may want to logoff once you have completed a session in the TSC INTERNET Online Site. This is to ensure that others cannot access your personal information and correspondence if you share a computer with someone else or are using a computer in a public place like a library or Internet cafe.
Unfortunately, no data transmission over the Internet can be guaranteed to be 100% secure. As a result, while we strive to protect your personal information, cannot ensure or warrant the security of any information you transmit to us or from our online services, and you do so at your own risk. Once we receive your transmission, we make our best effort to ensure its security on our systems.
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How protects children's privacy
TSC INTERNET.com is a general audience web site. Children should always ask a parent for permission before sending personal information to anyone online. does not share personal information about users under the age of 13 with third parties and we do not sell or rent personal information about any of our users, regardless of age. In addition, will not send any direct email offers to users who indicate they are under the age of 13.
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What else you should know about your online privacy
Please keep in mind that whenever you voluntarily disclose personal information online - for example in listings that you post or through email - that information can be collected and used by others. In short, if you post personal information online that is accessible to the public, you may receive unsolicited messages from other parties in return.
Ultimately, you are solely responsible for maintaining the secrecy of your passwords and/or any account information. Please be careful and responsible whenever you're online.
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TSC INTERNET Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") is provided to give our customers and users a clear understanding of what TSC INTERNET expects of them while using the service. All users of TSC INTERNET’s Internet services: those who access some of our Services but do not have accounts, as well as those who pay a service fee to subscribe to the Services, must comply with this AUP and our TOS (Terms of Service).
Use of TSC INTERNET Service constitutes acceptance and agreement to TSC INTERNET's AUP as well as TSC INTERNET's TOS (Terms of Service)
IMPORTANT NOTICE: *All Payments To TSC INTERNET Are Non-Refundable With the Exception of the 1st payment, which carries a 30-Day money back guarantee*
We support the uncensored flow of information and ideas over the Internet and do not actively monitor subscriber activity under normal circumstances. Similarly, we do not exercise editorial control over the content of any web site, e-mail transmission, newsgroups, or other material created or accessible over or through the services, except for certain proprietary Web sites. However, in accordance with our TOS (Terms of Service), we may remove any materials that, in our sole discretion, may be illegal, may subject us to liability, or which may violate this AUP. TSC INTERNET may cooperate with legal authorities and/or third parties in the investigation of any suspected or alleged crime or civil wrongdoing. Your violation of this AUP may result in the suspension or immediate termination of either your TSC INTERNET account or other actions as detailed in Section 3 WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
This document is intended to provide a basic understand of the TSC INTERNET Acceptable Use Policy. The following are guidelines for the establishment and enforcement of TSC INTERNET's AUP:
- Ensure reliable service to our customers
- Ensure security and privacy of our systems and network, as well as the networks and systems of others
- Comply with existing laws
- Maintain our reputation as a responsible service provider
- Encourage responsible use of the Internet and discourage activities which reduce the usability and value of Internet services
- Preserve the value of Internet resources as a conduit for free expression and exchange of information
- Preserve the privacy and security of individual users
TSC INTERNET intends to provide its customers access to everything the Internet has to offer. While the TSC INTERNET is firmly committed to the principles of free speech, certain activities that may be damaging to the resources of both the TSC INTERNET and the Internet and cannot be permitted under the guise of free speech. The resources of the TSC INTERNET and the Internet are limited, and abuse of these resources by one user has a negative impact on the entire community.
We do not routinely monitor the activity of accounts except for measurements of system utilization and the preparation of billing records. However, in our efforts to promote good citizenship within the Internet community, we will respond appropriately if we become aware of inappropriate use of our service.
You may not use your virtual site to publish material, which TSC INTERNET determines, at its sole discretion, to be unlawful, indecent or objectionable. For purposes of this policy, "material" refers to all forms of communications including narrative descriptions, graphics (including photographs, illustrations, images, drawings, and logos), executable programs, video recordings, and audio recordings.
If a TSC INTERNET account is used to violate the Acceptable Use Policy or our TOS, we reserve the right to terminate your service without notice. We prefer to advise customers of inappropriate behavior and any necessary corrective action, however, flagrant violations of the Acceptable Use Policy will result in immediate termination of service. Our failure to enforce this policy, for whatever reason, shall not be construed as a waiver of our right to do so at any time.
As a member of our network community, you must use your Internet access responsibly. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
VIOLATIONS OF TSC INTERNET ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
The following constitute violations of this AUP:
Illegal use: TSC INTERNET’s services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. TSC INTERNET 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 TSC INTERNET service to harm, or attempt to harm, minors in any way, including, but not limited to child pornography.
Threats: Use of the TSC INTERNET service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property.
Harassment: Use of the TSC INTERNET service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another.
Fraudulent activity: Use of TSC INTERNET 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."
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 information is prohibited. The use of anonymous re-mailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.
Unsolicited commercial e-mail / Unsolicited bulk e-mail (SPAM) Use of the TSC INTERNET service to transmit any unsolicited commercial or unsolicited bulk e-mail is expressly prohibited. Violations of this type will result in the immediate termination of the offending TSC
BEGINNING IMMEDIATELY, anyone hosting websites or services on our server that support spammers or cause any of our IP space to be listed in any of the various Spam Databases will have their server immediately removed from our network. The server will not be reconnected until such time that you agree to remove ANY and ALL traces of the offending material immediately upon reconnection and agree to allow us access to the server to confirm that all material has been COMPLETELY removed. Severe violations may result in immediate and permanent removal of the server from our network without notice to the customer. Any server guilty of a second violation WILL be immediately and permanently removed from our network without notice.
E-mail / News Bombing: Malicious intent to impede another person's use of electronic mail services or news will result in the immediate termination of the offending TSC INTERNET account.
E-mail / Message Forging: Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the TSC INTERNET service is in violation of this AUP.
Usenet Spamming: TSC INTERNET has a zero tolerance policy for the use of its network for the posting of messages or commercial advertisements, which violate the rules, regulations, FAQ or charter of any newsgroups or mailing list. Commercial messages that are appropriate under the rules of a newsgroup or mailing list or that are solicited by the recipients are permitted.
Unauthorized access: Use of the TSC INTERNET service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of TSC INTERNET'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 TSC INTERNET account is subject to immediate termination.
Copyright or trademark infringement: Use of the TSC INTERNET 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.
Collection of personal data: Use of the TSC INTERNET service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent.
Network disruptions and unfriendly activity: Use of the TSC INTERNET service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use TSC INTERNET Services or the Internet. This includes "denial of service" (DOS) attacks against another network host or individual user. Interference with or disruption of other network users, services or equipment is prohibited. It is the Member's responsibility to ensure that their network is configured in a secure manner. A Subscriber may not, through action or inaction, allow others to use their network for illegal or inappropriate actions. A Subscriber may not permit their network, through action or inaction, to be configured in such a way that gives a third party the capability to use their network in an illegal or inappropriate manner. Unauthorized entry and/or use of another company and/or individual's computer system will result in immediate account termination. TSC INTERNET will not tolerate any subscriber attempting to access the accounts of others, or penetrate security measures of other systems, whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.
System Resources: Any one site or reseller account found to be utilizing in excess of 10% of the system resources at any given may shall be suspended. We reserve the right to terminate such account if we see fit.
Fraud: Involves a knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement, writing or activity made with the intent that the person receiving it will act upon it.
Infringement of Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, or Intellectual Property Right: Distribution and/or posting of copyrighted or the aforementioned infringements will not be tolerated.
Distribution of Viruses: Intentional distributions of software that attempts to and/or causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or computer systems are prohibited. Such an offense will result in the immediate termination of the offending account.
Inappropriate Use of Software: Use of software or any device that would facilitate a continued connection, i.e. pinging, while using TSC INTERNET services could result in suspension service.
Downloads: In order to maximize uptime on our servers downloads of any kind (media, backups, warez, etc.) that utilize more than 10% CPU resources are forbidden.
Third Party Accountability: TSC INTERNET 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.
Violation of TSC INTERNET Virtual Accounts: It is absolutely forbidden to host illegal pornographic content whereas the subjects are under the age of majority, or IRC servers on Virtual Server Accounts. Virtual Server Accounts found hosting this material will be subject to immediate cancellation without refund.
IRC networks: It is absolutely forbidden to host an IRC server that is part of or connected to another IRC network or server. Servers found to be connecting to or part of these networks will be immediately removed from our network without notice. The server will not be reconnected to the network until such time that you agree to completely remove any and all traces of the IRC server, and agree to let us have access to your server to confirm that the content has been completely removed. Any server guilty of a second violation will result in immediate account termination.
You are responsible for any misuse of your account, even if the inappropriate activity was committed by a client, 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.
- You must adopt adequate security measures to prevent or minimize unauthorized use of your account.
- You may not attempt to circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network or account. This includes, but is not limited to, accessing data not intended for you, logging into or making use of a server or account you are not expressly authorized to access, or probing the security of other networks. Use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security is prohibited. Examples of these tools include, but are not limited to, password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools.
- You may not attempt to interfere with service to any user, host or network ("denial of service attacks"). This includes, but is not limited to; "flooding" of networks, deliberate attempts to overload a service, and attempts to "crash" a host.
- Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability. TSC INTERNET will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations.
TSC INTERNET virtual site and reseller accounts operate on shared resources. Excessive use or abuse of these shared network resources by one customer (e.g. in excess of 10% CPU usage) may have a negative impact on all other customers. Misuse of network resources in a manner which impairs network performance is prohibited by this policy and may result in termination of your account.
You are prohibited from excessive consumption of resources, including CPU time, memory, disk space and session time. You may not use resource-intensive programs which negatively impact other customers or the performances of TSC INTERNET systems or networks. TSC INTERNET reserves the right to terminate or limit such activities
REPORTING VIOLATIONS OF TSC INTERNET AUP
TSC INTERNET requests that anyone who believes that there is a violation of this AUP direct the information to the Abuse Department at email@example.com.
If available, please provide the following information:
- The IP address used to commit the alleged violation
- The date and time of the alleged violation, including the time zone or offset from GMT
- Evidence of the alleged violation
E-mail with full header information provides all of the above, as do system log files. Other situations will require different methods of providing the above information. TSC INTERNET may take any one or more of the following actions in response to complaints:
- Issue written or verbal warnings
- Suspend the Member's newsgroup posting privileges
- Suspend the Member's account
- Terminate the Member's account
- Bill the Member for administrative costs and/or reactivation charges
- Bring legal action to enjoin violations and/or to collect damages, if any, cause by violations
REVISIONS TO THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
TSC INTERNET reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this AUP, our TOS (Terms of Service) and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner. Notice of any revision, amendment, or modification will be posted in accordance with our TOS (Terms of Service).