BRISNET ADSL ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
1. About the Policy
As part of our aim to provide a quality service at a reasonable price to all
our users, we have implemented this Policy to ensure that each subscriber's
use of the Service:
In this document, the following words have these meanings:
- meets legal requirements;
- does not unreasonably interfere with other subscribers;
- and does not unreasonably impact on our ability to provide the Service.
You means a subscriber to the Service, or any person who accesses the
Service using the subscriber's access details;
Policy means this document, as may be amended by Brisnet from
time to time on 30 days notice (except that Brisnet must give 30
days notice of any change that will introduce any download data limits or
other usage restrictions of a similar nature);
Service means a residential ADSL broadband service provided by
Brisnet, together with associated services and software such as email
facilities, web space and customer support.
2. When this Policy comes into effect
This Policy applies immediately if you are a new subscriber to the Service.
For current Users, this Policy applies 30 days after this Policy is posted
on Brisnet's website. If any changes are made to this policy by
Brisnet, these changes come into effect 30 days after the revised
policy is posted on Brisnet's website.
You must keep confidential the password you use to subscribe to the Service.
You remain responsible for any use of the Service made using your
3.2 Unauthorised access
You must not attempt to obtain unauthorised access to any computer system,
including unauthorised access to Brisnet's system (for example,
by attempting to use the account of another user).
3.3 Attacks on third party systems
You must not participate in any attempt to cause any computer system
(including Brisnet's system) to malfunction, whether by way of
viruses, worms, trojan horses, denial of service attacks or otherwise.
4. Illegal and infringing use
You must not use the Service to breach any applicable criminal laws or to
infringe on the rights of a third party. This includes, without
5. Electronic Mail
- fraudulent, deceptive or illegal activity;
- infringement of copyright, trademarks or other intellectual property
- infringement of laws relating to censorship and classification of
- using the Service to create, forward or distribute defamatory statements.
You must not use the Service to distribute electronic communications
(including electronic mail, chat messages and newsgroup postings):
6. What happens if you breach this Policy
- to a person or group who has indicated that they do not wish to receive
the communication from you;
- if the communication is unsolicited bulk mail or "spam" (whether or not it
is commercial in nature);
- in a way that forges or disguises the origin of the communication;
- in a way which is intended, or likely to, adversely affect the
functionality of any computer system (including Brisnet's
If Brisnet believes on reasonable grounds that you have breached
this Policy, Brisnet may (but is not obliged to) take one or more
of the following steps:
- suspend your access to the Service indefinitely or for a specific period;
- terminate your access to the Service and refuse to provide the Service to
you or your associates in the future;
- inform appropriate government and regulatory authorities of suspected
illegal or infringing conduct; and
- delete or edit any of your data (including webpage content) stored on
Brisnet's computer systems.