Agora International

Acceptable Use Policy

This Acceptable Use Policy specifies the actions prohibited by Agora International CC (Agora), to users of the Agora Network and hosting services. Agora reserves the right to modify the Policy at any time, effective upon posting of the modified Policy to this URL: http://www.agora.co.za/usepolicy.htm

ILLEGAL USE. The Agora Services may be used only for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws.

SYSTEM AND NETWORK SECURITY. Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and civil liability. Agora will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. Examples of system or network security violations include, without limitation, the following:

Unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization of the owner of the system or network. Unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or system without express authorization of the owner of the system or network. Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mailbombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks. Forging of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting.

EMAIL. Sending unsolicited mail messages, including, without limitation, Make-Money-Fast (MMF) schemes, chain letters, commercial advertising and informational announcements, is explicitly prohibited. A user shall not use another site's mail server to relay mail without the express permission of the site.

INDIRECT OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS OF THE POLICY, AND ACTUAL OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS BY A THIRD PARTY ON BEHALF OF AN AGORA CUSTOMER , SHALL BE CONSIDERED VIOLATIONS OF THE POLICY BY SUCH CUSTOMER.

Agora does not in any way support SPAM or any form of NETWORK ABUSE and enforces the Agora Terms and Conditions and Acceptable Use Guidelines on a stringent basis when complaints are made. Enforcement of Agora Terms and Conditions as well as its Acceptable Use Guidelines for reasons of SPAM or NETWORK ABUSE will result in suspension or termination of services.

Complaints regarding Illegal Use or System or Network Security issues or e-Mail abuse or SPAM should be sent to abuse@agora.co.za.


Should you identify ilegal or unsavory content then we nominated ISPA as our agent for the purpose of receiving take-down notifications in terms of section 75 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions Act. Your can contact them at:

Internet Service Providers' Association (ISPA)
Address: PO Box 518, Noordwyk, 1687 Midrand
Telephone: 010 500 1200
Email: takedown@ispa.org.za




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