Acceptable Use Policy

This Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") is incorporated by reference in your Tinkit Partner Agreement: Terms of Service (the "Agreement"). Capitalized terms used in this AUP shall have the meaning given in the Agreement.

At Tinkit's sole discretion, your Services may be suspended or terminated for any violation of this AUP as set forth in the Agreement. Direct all inquiries concerning this AUP to

1. Abuse

You may not use Tinkit's network or Services to engage in, foster, or promote illegal, abusive behavior, including, but not limited to, any:

2. Unsolicited Bulk Email

You may only use the Tinkit’s Bulk Mail Relay to send solicited bulk email, bulk meaning more than one copy of an email message, subject to the restrictions in this AUP. You may not use any other Tinkit mail services (including, but not limited to, Tinkit Hosted Exchange, Tinkit Hosted Zimbra or Tinkit Linux Mail) to send bulk email.

3. Mail Requirements

You must comply with the U.S. CAN-SPAM Act of 2003, as amended, and other laws and regulations of the U.S. or any applicable foreign country, related to bulk or commercial email. In addition, prior to sending any bulk or commercial email, you must meet the following requirements:

These Mail Requirements apply to emails sent using the Services, or to emails sent from any network by you or any person on your behalf that directly or indirectly refer the recipient to a site or an email address hosted via the Services.

In addition, you may not use a third party email service that does not practice similar procedures for all its customers. These Mail Requirements apply to distribution lists prepared by third parties to the same extent as if the list was created by you.

Tinkit may test and otherwise monitor your compliance with these Mail Requirements. In addition to suspension or cancellation of your Tinkit account or any Services, and without limiting Tinkit’s remedies as set forth herein or in the Agreement, Tinkit reserves the right to block the transmission of any email that violates these Mail Requirements, and shall not be liable for such blocked transmission.

Tinkit may, at its discretion, require you or your customers to obtain advance approval for any bulk or commercial email.

4. Vulnerability Testing

You may not attempt to probe, scan, penetrate or test the vulnerability of a Tinkit system or network, or to breach Tinkit's security or authentication measures, whether by passive or intrusive techniques, without Tinkit's express written consent.

5. Newsgroup, Chat Forums, Other Networks

You must comply with the this AUP for postings to any bulletin board, chat group or other forum in which you participate, such as IRC and USENET groups. You also must comply with the rules of any other network you access or participate in using your Tinkit Services.

6. Offensive Content

You may not publish, transmit or store on or via the Services, or Tinkit’s network and equipment any content or links to any content that Tinkit, in its sole discretion, believes:

Content, as used above, means content published or transmitted via the Services, or Tinkit’s network or equipment and includes any and all content, data, information and any type of posting or transmission.

7. Live Events

The Services may not be used to stream any live sex acts. Without limiting Tinkit’s remedies as set forth herein or in the Agreement, Tinkit may prohibit you from streaming other live events where, in Tinkit’s sole discretion, that the event may violate the Offensive Content section above.

8. Intellectual Property Rights

The Services shall not be used to publish, submit/receive upload/download, post, use, copy or otherwise reproduce, transmit, re-transmit, distribute or store any content/material or to engage in any activity that infringes, misappropriates or otherwise violates the intellectual property rights or privacy or publicity rights of Tinkit or any individual, group or entity, including but not limited to any rights protected by any copyright, patent, trademark laws, trade secret, trade dress, right of privacy, right of publicity, moral rights or other intellectual property right now known or later recognized by statute, judicial decision or regulation.

9. Copyright Complaints

You shall provide your customers/users with a terms of use or other applicable website agreement that includes your contact information of a designated agent for notice of alleged copyright infringement, for any user that alleges his/her/its work has been copied and posted, stored or transmitted using the Service in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA"), as amended.

10. Shared Systems

You may not use any shared system provided by Tinkit in a way that unnecessarily interferes with the normal operation of the shared system, or that consumes a disproportionate share of the resources of the system. For example, Tinkit may prohibit the automated or scripted use of Tinkit Mail Services if it has a negative impact on the mail system, or we may require you to repair coding abnormalities in your hosted code if it unnecessarily conflicts with the shared system. Tinkit may quarantine or delete any data stored on a shared system if the data is infected with a virus, or is otherwise corrupted, and has the potential to infect or corrupt the system or other customers' data that is stored on the same system.

11. Website Storage

You may not use website storage areas provided by Tinkit to store data that is not related to public facing use. Example: You may not use a website storage area as an archive or backup storage area. For backup and/or archival purposes, you must use services provided by Tinkit that are designated for that specific purpose.

12. Third Party Conduct

You are responsible for violations of this AUP by anyone using your Services with your permission or on an unauthorized basis as a result of your failure to use reasonable security precautions. Your use of the Services to assist another person in an activity that would violate this AUP if performed by you is a violation of the AUP.

You must use reasonable efforts to secure any device or network within your control against being used in breach of the applicable laws against spam and unsolicited email, including where appropriate by the installation of antivirus software, firewall software and operating system and application software patches and updates. Our right to suspend or terminate your Service applies even if a breach is committed unintentionally or without your authorization, including through a Trojan horse or virus.

13. Other

Revision 04/10/2018