Version 1.0 – March 29, 2021
Unless otherwise defined herein, or in the Agreement between Customer and mybrand.center, all capitalized terms used within this AUP have the following meaning:
Customer: a company, or its representative with a current agreement with mybrand.center for the purchase of Products or a user of a free trial version of mybrand.center.
Customer Data: all items uploaded to the Products
Intellectual Property Rights: all and any copyright, know-how, rights in inventions, patents, trade secrets, trade marks and trade names, service marks, design rights, rights in get-up, database rights and rights in data, the right to sue for passing off, utility models, domain names, rights in goodwill and all similar or equivalent rights and in each case, whether registered or not, including any application to protect or register such rights and all renewals and extensions of such rights or applications, whether vested, contingent or future, and wherever existing.
Products: mybrand.center software products and services, including mybrand.center trial versions, additional products purchased, and any modified, updated or enhanced versions of such products and services that mybrand.center may make available.
1 — Prohibited use and content
Customer may not upload Customer Data or use the Products in a manner that:
- 1.1 violates any local, state, national, foreign or international Regulations, including data protection and privacy regulations, or fails to secure all required consents from data subjects;
- 1.2advocates or induces illegal activity;
- 1.3 infringes or misappropriates the Intellectual Property Rights of another party;
- 1.4publishes, posts, uploads, or otherwise distributes any software, music, videos, or other material protected by intellectual property laws (or by rights of privacy or publicity), unless Customer has all rights and consents required to do so;
- 1.5is threatening, abusive, harassing, stalking or defamatory;
- 1.6is deceptive, false, misleading or fraudulent;
- 1.7modifies, alters, tampers with, repairs, reverse engineers, disassembles, decompiles or otherwise creates derivative works of any software included in the Products (except to the extent this is expressly permitted under a separate license agreement for the creation of derivative works);
- 1.8is invasive of another’s privacy or otherwise violates another’s
- 1.9involves uploading files that contain viruses, malware, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of another person’s computer;
- 1.10interferes with or disrupts the Products or servers or networks connected to the Products;
- 1.11uses any high volume automated means (including robots, spiders, scripts or similar data gathering or extraction methods) to access the Products or any other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to the Products (each a “System”);
- 1.12download any file that Customer knows, or reasonably should know, cannot be legally distributed in that way;
- 1.13falsifies or deletes any author attributions, legal or proprietary designations, labels of the origin or source of software, or other material contained in a file that is uploaded;
- 1.14restricts or inhibits any other Customer from using the Products;
- 1.15harvests or otherwise collects information about others, including e-mail addresses, without their consent;
- 1.16violates the usage standards or rules of an entity affected by Customer’s use, including without limitation any internet service provider (or ISP), ESP, or news or user group (including, for example, circumventing or exceeding equipment use rights and restrictions and/or location and path identification detail); and/or
- 1.17is legally actionable between private parties.
2 — Product security and protection
Customer will use the Products for Customer’s internal business purposes and will not violate the security or integrity of a Product in any way, including but not limited to:
- 2.1willfully tamper with the security of the Products;
- 2.2accessing data on the Products not intended for Customer;
- 2.3logging into a server or account on the Products that Customer is not authorised to access;
- 2.4attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of any Products or to breach the security or authentication measures without proper authorization;
- 2.5willfully rendering any part of the Products unusable;
- 2.6attempting to gain unauthorized access to any portion of the Products whether through hacking, password mining, or any other means;
- 2.7monitoring data or traffic on a system without permission;
- 2.8leasing, distributing, licensing, selling, or otherwise commercially exploiting the Products or making the Products available to a third party other than as contemplated in the Agreement;
- 2.9using the Products for timesharing or service bureau purposes, or otherwise for the benefit of a third party without our prior written consent; and/or
- 2.10providing to third parties any evaluation version of the Products without our prior written consent.
3 — No SPAM Permitted; Email Opt-Out Requirements
Customer may not use the Products in any way (directly or indirectly) to send, transmit, handle, distribute or deliver:
- 3.1 unsolicited email (“spam” or “spamming”) or commercial electronic messages in violation of the CAN-SPAM Act, Directive 2002/58/EC, or Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, Dutch Telecommunications Act 1998 (“telecommunicatiewet”) or any other applicable laws;
- 3.2email to an address obtained via Internet harvesting methods or any surreptitious methods (e.g., scraping or harvesting); or
- 3.3email to an address that is incomplete, inaccurate and/or not updated for all applicable opt-out notifications, using best efforts and best practices in the industry.
Customer warrants that Customer will promptly comply with all opt out, unsubscribe, “do not call”, and “do not send” requests from users of Customer’s services and recipients of Customer’s emails. Customer further warrants that each email Customer sends or which is sent on Customer’s behalf using the Products will contain:
- 3.4header information that is not false or misleading; and
- 3.5an advisement that the recipient may unsubscribe, opt-out or otherwise demand that use of its information for unsolicited, impermissible, and/or inappropriate communication(s) as described in this AUP be stopped, and must clearly indicate how the recipient can notify Customer that it wants to unsubscribe, opt-out, or stop this use of its information.
These requirements may not apply if the email concerned is strictly transactional in nature and/or these requirements are otherwise subject to a legal exception.
4 — Prohibited Email Content and Formatting; Email Best Practices
Customer is prohibited from using the Products to send emails to addresses acquired from purchased lists. Emails sent, or caused to be sent to or through the Products, may not:
- 4.1contain false or misleading information or content or use or contain invalid or forged headers or invalid or non-existent domain names;
- 4.2employ any technique to otherwise misrepresent, hide, or obscure any information in identifying the point of origin or the transmission path or any other means of deceptive addressing;
- 4.3use a third party’s internet domain name without their consent, or be relayed from or through a third party’s equipment without the third party’s permission; or
- 4.4use mybrand.center’s trademark(s), tagline(s), or logo(s) without our prior written consent and, with such consent, only pursuant to the limits placed on any such use.
5 — mybrand.center Trademark use
- 5.1as a hypertext link to any website or other location (except as provided for or enabled expressly by us);
- 5.2to imply identification with mybrand.center as an employee, contractor, agent, or other similar representative capacity.
6 — Customer Reporting Suspected Violations
Customer can report abuse of this AUP to firstname.lastname@example.org. If Customer is the recipient of email messages sent using the Products that Customer knows or suspect were sent in violation of this AUP, mybrand.center encourages Customer to report this to mybrand.center by forwarding an unaltered copy of the received email.
7 — Assessing Compliance with the AUP
mybrand.center has the sole discretion to determine whether Customer Data or Customer’s use of the Products is prohibited. All Customer Data that is provided to mybrand.center or actions that are performed via Customer’s account, whether provided or performed by Customer’s employees, Customer’s contractors, or Customer’s customers and end users, are the sole responsibility of Customer.
8 — Monitoring and Enforcement
- 8.1investigate violations of this AUP or misuse of the Products;
- 8.2take measures to prevent security threats, fraud, or other illegal, malicious, or inappropriate activity;
- 8.3notify Customer of violations of this AUP or misuse of the Products, remove any prohibited materials and deny access to any person who violates this AUP;
- 8.4suspend or terminate Products used in a way that violates this AUP or any other agreement Customer has with mybrand.center for the use of the Products;
- 8.5use its discretion in developing and implementing mechanisms to enforce this AUP;
- 8.6report any Customer activity that it suspects violates any law or regulation to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other appropriate third parties. mybrand.center’s reporting may include disclosing necessary Customer information.
- 8.7may be required to disclose information regarding Customer’s use of any Products to satisfy any law, regulation, government request, court order, subpoena, or other legal process. If mybrand.center makes this type of required disclosure mybrand.center will notify Customer, unless mybrand.center is required to keep the disclosure confidential.
9 — Fair use
We aim to ensure that all of our Customers enjoy fast and reliable service.
- 9.1mybrand.center includes 1 TB of traffic per month. Additional use of traffic can be charged to Customer.
- 9.2mybrand.center monitors each Customer’s outgoing traffic volume. Any outgoing traffic volume in excess of 1 TB per month (“Additional Traffic”) will attract costs based on market rates.
- 9.3mybrand.center will invoice each Customer for its Additional Traffic, if any, on a monthly basis. Such invoices are subject to the Payment Terms in the Agreement between mybrand.center and Customer.
10 — Updates to the UAP
mybrand.center may update and change any part or all of this AUP. If mybrand.center updates or changes this AUP, the updated AUP will be posted publicly at mybrand.center/legal. mybrand.center will notify Customer a notification in the mybrand.center Product. The updated AUP will become effective and binding thirty (30) days after it has been posted. When mybrand.center changes this AUP, the “Updated” date below will be changed to reflect the date of the most recent version (“Update Effective Date”). mybrand,center encourages Customer to review the online AUP periodically. If Customer objects to any such changes, Customer’s sole recourse shall be to cease using the Products. Continued use of the Products following the Update Effective Date of any such changes shall indicate Customer’s acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the updated AUP.