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Terms of Service - Acceptable Use Guidelines

1. Use of ODG Services

1.1 As an ODG Customer you must agree to use ODG's services only for lawful
purposes, in compliance with all applicable state, local and federal laws. The Acceptable Use Guidelines list specific activities that are prohibited, which include but are not limited to:

  • Threatening harm to persons or property or otherwise harassing behavior.
  • Violating U.S. export control laws for software or technical information.
  • Fraudulently representing other people, products or services using your account.
  • Facilitating, aiding or encouraging any of the above activities.

There are Additional Activities which are prohibited and appear in other sections of these guidelines, including section 2.0 Use of Materials and 3.0 System Security.

1.2 ODG reserves the right to investigate suspected violations of these Guidelines. Should we become aware of possible violations, we may initiate an investigation which may include gathering information from the Customer or Customers involved and the complaining party. In the process of an investigation, ODG may block access at the router level to customer's equipment involved. If ODG believes, at its sole discretion, that a violation of these Guidelines has occurred, it may take responsive action. Such action may include, but is not limited to, temporary or permanent blocking of access to customer's equipment, blackholing Customer Network and the suspension or termination of the customer's service. ODG, in its sole discretion, will determine what action will be taken in response to a violation on a case-by-case basis.
Violations of these Guidelines could also subject the Customer to criminal or civil liability.

1.3 The Customer of record is responsible for all use of the services, whether or not that use is made with the knowledge or consent of the Customer.

2. Use of Materials

2.1 Materials in the public domain (e.g., images, text, and programs) may be downloaded or uploaded using ODG services. Customers may also re-distribute materials in the public domain. The Customer assumes all risks regarding the determination of whether the material is in the public domain.

2.2 The Customer is prohibited from storing, distributing or transmitting any unlawful material through ODG services. Unlawful materials may include, but is not limited to, child pornography, direct threats of physical harm, and copyrighted, trademarked and other proprietary material used without securing proper authorization. The Customer may not post, upload or otherwise distribute copyrighted material on ODG's servers without first obtaining the consent of the copyright holder. The storage, distribution, or transmission of unlawful materials could subject the Customer to criminal as well as civil liability, in addition to the actions outlined in 1.2 above.

2.3 The Customer may not store or distribute certain other types of material. Examples of prohibited material include, but are not limited to, programs containing viruses or Trojan horses and tools to compromise
the security of other sites, tools used to collect email addresses for use in sending bulk email, or tools used to send bulk mail.

2.4 Each ODG email account receives an access ID and a selected password. The Customer is responsible have the password changed regularly.

3. Payment Terms of Services

3.1 Charges for Content Development, Website Hosting and Domain Name Registrations are each billed separately. Payment amounts will be applied first to satisfy invoices for Content Development. Remaining amounts will then be credited toward annual third-party charges for Hosting and Registrations.

3.2 The initial deposit for new customers is non-refundable once work commences. Domain names purchased by ODG, and all website content remain the property of Ossining Design Guild and we reserve the right to suspend all services while any outstanding balance remains unpaid for 10 days or longer.

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