North Frontenac Telephone Corporation Ltd. Is committed to being a responsible corporate citizen. To assist us in protecting the usefulness and enjoyment of the internet for our members and for other users, we strongly advise that you read the following document outlining our policies on network abuse.
The North Frontenac Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) prohibits any activities that include, but are not limited to the Policies described below. The terms of this AUP may change at any time and without prior notice, you are responsible for informing yourself of any changes to this AUP by periodically consulting this page.
For the purpose of this document, “Internet host” means any computer or electronic device connected to the Internet and “you” means you and any user of your North Frontenac/Frontenac.net account.
You are prohibited to use your North Frontenac/Frontenac.net account in conducting activities that include, but are not limited to:
In addition to these policies, while sending electronic mail, you are prohibited from conducting activities that include, but are not limited to:
We at North Frontenac Telephone/Frontenac.net, have a Zero Tolerance for unsolicited email messages (spam). Actions contrary to the terms of the North Frontenac/Frontenac.net AUP will result in the suspension and/or termination of your Frontenac.net account and may result in further penalties. The frontenac.net account owner is responsible for any and all action that originates from his/her Frontenac.net account.
Customers who maintain bulk “opt-in” email lists must have a method of confirmation of subscriptions and be able to provide that information as evidence when requested by us. At our discretion, if no such evidence is available, messages could be considered unsolicited.
We reserve the right, in our sole discretion, to set an upper limit on the number of recipients of customer initiated email, the number of subscribers on a customer’s bulk “opt-in” email list, and the number of messages a customer may send or receive through the service.
In addition to these Policies, while posting to newsgroups or any other discussion forum, you are prohibited from conducting activities the include, but are not limited to:
Newsgroup and forum postings must comply with the associated charter or FAQ. If a posted message does not fall within the topic or ideals of the discussion identified by the charter or FAQ, at our discretion, it could represent an infraction of the North Frontenac/Frontenac.net AUP. Users posting messages to newsgroups or forums are responsible for making themselves aware of the rules of conduct, prior to posting.
In addition to these Policies, while using IRC or any other chat service, you are prohibited from conducting activities that include, but are not limited to:
Additionally, while using an IRC Server or Internet Chat Service, you must be in full compliance with the rules and regulations set out by the service administrator.
In addition to these Policies, while using your North Frontenac/Frontenac.net account, you are prohibited from conducting activities that include, but are not limited to:
You are solely responsible for the security of your system and account. While connected to the Frontenac.net service, you are prohibited from any act, committed intentionally or through negligence, which may compromise security or your Internet host in any way.
Customers found responsible for violation of this AUP may, at our sole discretion, be grounds for the suspension/termination of their Frontenac.net account and/or for the application of additional service charges. Also, violation of the AUP may result in criminal and civil liability. We will offer full co-operation with law enforcement agencies if their investigation warrants it.
In the event that numerous complaints are received by our staff in regards to any breaches of this AUP, at our discretion, a processing fee per complaint received in addition to an administration fee may be applied to your account.
We assume no liability to any of our members or other Internet users for failure to enforce the terms of this AUP. As well, we reserve the right to suspend/terminate your Frontenac.net account at any time without prior notice.
NFTC prohibits Excessive Internet Usage. NFTC defines Excessive Usage as internet usage that limits or impedes other Customers from using the internet as well as one that generates internet activity or traffic volumes that may create a burden on the network which would result in limitations on other Customers’ ability to use the network. Excessive usage of the NFTC internet service constitutes a violation of the NFTC Acceptable Use Policy.