Acceptable Use Policy
In consideration of the covenants and agreements herein contained, JTM Broadband, LLC and Customer covenant and agree as follows:
JTM Broadband, LLC shall provide to Customer a high-speed connection to the Internet for lawful uses via JTM Broadband, LLC's network and computer facilities, which shall be operated seven (7) days per week, twenty-four (24) hours per day (the "Services"), subject to temporary unavailability or interruptions due to service requirements, network maintenance, repair and modification, facility upgrades, acts or omissions outside of JTM Broadband, LLC's control and force majeure. The Services provided by JTM Broadband, LLC pursuant hereto are subject to all of the terms and conditions of this Agreement.
Customer shall pay JTM Broadband, LLC a one-time set-up charge upon execution of this Agreement. THIS SET-UP CHARGE SHALL BE NONREFUNDABLE UNDER ANY AND ALL CIRCUMSTANCES. Thereafter, Customer shall pay JTM Broadband, LLC a monthly fee. THERE ARE NO REFUNDS FOR ANY PORTION OF AN UNUSED MONTHLY, QUARTERLY, SEMI-ANNUAL OR ANNUAL PAYMENT UPON CANCELLATION OR TERMINATION OF THE SERVICES BY EITHER PARTY FOR ANY REASON. Customer acknowledges, covenants and agrees that it shall pay all of JTM Broadband, LLC's attorneys fees, court costs and expenses of litigation if JTM Broadband, LLC incurs same in enforcing this Agreement or because Customer has failed to pay any amount due hereunder on or before the due date therefore, whether or not litigation is actually commenced. Any and all amounts not paid when due shall bear interest at the rate of eighteen percent (18%) per annum, in addition to a five percent (5%) late charge for each month, or portion thereof, said amount remains unpaid. Customer authorizes and consents to JTM Broadband, LLC obtaining a credit report on Customer, and acknowledges that the acceptability to JTM Broadband, LLC of said credit report is a condition precedent to any of JTM Broadband, LLC's obligations arising under this Agreement.
3. Term and Termination
(a) JTM Broadband, LLC may terminate this Agreement and its obligation to provide Services pursuant hereto without notice to Customer upon: (i) Customer"s failure to pay any amounts due and owing pursuant hereto within ten (10) days after the date of the invoice therefore; or (ii) JTM Broadband, LLC's determination that Customer has used the Services fraudulently, unlawfully or abusively, and has failed or refused to cease such fraudulent, unlawful or abusive use within two (2) days after JTM Broadband, LLC's sending of notice thereof to Customer, or at any time after such notice is given, if Customer recommences such fraudulent, unlawful or abusive uses; or (iii) Customer's breach of the terms and conditions hereof, and/or those set forth in JTM Broadband, LLC's Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP"), incorporated herein by this reference as if fully set forth herein (available at www.jtmbroadband.com ) and failure or refusal to cure any breach of this Agreement and/or AUP (other than as set forth in subparagraph (a)(i) and (a)(ii)) within two (2) days after notice of such breach has been sent by JTM Broadband, LLC to Customer. Upon such termination, Customer acknowledges and understands that JTM Broadband, LLC shall remove and delete all of Customer's electronically stored data from JTM Broadband, LLC's facilities without further notice or any liability of any kind, nature or description whatsoever to Customer, and Customer hereby expressly authorizes JTM Broadband, LLC to undertake such removal and deletion.
(b) In addition to the remedies described above, JTM Broadband, LLC may, in its sole and absolute discretion, elect to suspend or interrupt Services under this Agreement upon: (i) Customer's failure to pay any amounts due and owing hereunder within ten (10) days after the date of the invoice therefore; or (ii) JTM Broadband, LLC's determination that Customer has used the Services fraudulently, unlawfully or abusively. Upon its determination to suspend provision of Services hereunder, JTM Broadband, LLC shall notify Customer that the Services hereunder have been suspended and the reason therefore, but covenants and agrees not to remove any of Customer's electronically stored data from JTM Broadband, LLC's facilities unless and until this Agreement is cancelled. Customer acknowledges and understands that its obligation to make payment hereunder for the Services is and shall not be abrogated, delayed, excused or otherwise relieved by a suspension of the Services provided by JTM Broadband, LLC or termination of the Agreement by JTM Broadband, LLC.
(c) The rights and remedies provided by this Agreement are given in addition to any other rights or remedies JTM Broadband, LLC may have by law, statute, ordinance or otherwise. All such rights and remedies are intended to be cumulative, and the use of any one right or remedy by JTM Broadband, LLC shall not preclude or waive its right to use all other rights and remedies.
JTM Broadband, LLC's obligation to provide Services under this Agreement, and Customer's use of the Services provided by JTM Broadband, LLC hereunder, are expressly subject to the following limitations and restrictions:
(a) Unlawful, inappropriate content prohibited. Customer covenants, agrees, warrants and represents that it shall not use the Services provided by JTM Broadband, LLC to create, store, transmit or duplicate data which violates any federal, state, local or municipal law, statute, regulation, rule, ordinance or other government regulation including, but not limited to, those dealing with libel, slander or defamation of character; intellectual property (including copyright, trademark, patent, or trade secret rights) or obscenity.
(b) Compliance with AUPs. Customer at all times during the use of Services covenants and agrees to abide by JTM Broadband, LLC's AUPs as established and modified from time to time, and the AUPs of all other networks which Customer may traverse in the course of its use of the Services.
(c) Bulk mailings. Customer shall not use JTM Broadband, LLC mail facilities to send unsolicited e-mail to persons who are not employed by Customer. Customer shall not use JTM Broadband, LLC mail servers to send bulk mailings to more than twenty (20) persons not employed by Customer. If Customer desires to send bulk mailings to more than twenty (20) persons, Customer covenants and agrees to provide, at its sole cost and expense, its own mail server for such purposes.
(d) Simultaneous use. Customer's accounts shall not be shared. Customer will not connect any routers, switches, access points, or other devices in a manner that allows open access to the network. Access points may be connected provided the wireless link is encrypted for protection against unauthorized access. Customer will provide JTM Broadband, LLC with login information such as user names and passwords for any networking device connected to the network upon installation or within 2 days of request.
Customer covenants and agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless JTM Broadband, LLC, its parents, affiliates and subsidiaries, and its and their respective officers, directors, shareholders, employees, contractors, agents and representatives, of, from and against any and all actions, causes of action, claims, costs, damages, expenses, interest, judgments, liabilities, penalties, and suits whatsoever (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorneys fees, court costs, expert witness fees and expenses of litigation) whatsoever imposed upon, incurred by or asserted against JTM Broadband, LLC and/or any of its parents, affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, shareholders, employees, contractors, agents and representatives, which arise, directly or indirectly, out of any use by Customer of the Services provided by JTM Broadband, LLC or from Customer's breach or violation of any of the terms and conditions hereof.
6. Disclaimer of Warranties
Customer acknowledges, understands and agrees that JTM Broadband, LLC exercises no control whatsoever over the content, accuracy or quality of the data and information passing through its network or any products or services ordered by Customer via its network. The Services, and any information, products or services obtained by Customer through its use of the Services, are provided "AS-IS". JTM Broadband, LLC makes no warranties or representations of any nature or description, either express or implied, with respect to the services to be provided hereunder including, without limitation, any warranties of non-infringement, quality, performance, merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose or use. This disclaimer of warranties constitutes an essential part of this agreement.
7. Limitation of Liability
(a) Under no circumstances and under no legal theory (tort, contract or otherwise) shall JTM Broadband, LLC be liable to Customer or any other person or party for damages of any kind or nature including, but not limited to, any direct, indirect, special, incidental, consequential or punitive damages of any character whatsoever, arising out of its provision of the Services hereunder, or its failure to provide the Services hereunder, including, but not limited to, damages for loss of goodwill, work stoppage, computer failure or malfunction, or losses of data or information due to delays, non-deliveries, misdeliveries or interruptions in service, regardless of the cause therefore.