This is a contract. It spells out terms and conditions of access to I-2000, Inc. systems and outlines your and our responsibilities. It also limits our liability. By using this service you agree to the terms and conditions contained herein. I-2000, Inc. services may be used only for lawful purposes. Transmission or solicitation for reception of material that violates US Federal or Michigan State Law, or State Law of the state from which you are transmitting or receiving is prohibited. Specifically, by using this service, you agree not to knowingly transmit or receive material that is threatening, legally obscene, libelous or violates trade-secret, patent or copyright protections while using I-2000, Inc. services. You agree to indemnify and hold harmless I-2000, Inc. and its owners and it's employees from all claims that are a result of your usage, without limitation. I-2000, Inc. makes no warranties or representations of any kind for the services that are being provided.
We explicitly disclaim any warranty of merchantability or fitness for any purpose whatsoever. We are not responsible for any loss you suffer as a result of using I-2000, Inc., including but not limited to loss resulting from delays, improper or incomplete delivery of information, possible "computer viruses" or interruption of service, regardless of cause. We do not guarantee the continued availability of any services offered on the Internet at the time of account creation. Notwithstanding the above, you agree that should we be found liable in a court of law for any action or lack of action related to your use of I-2000, Inc. our liability is limited to the unused portion of your subscription fee.
Electronic Communication Privacy Act of 1986-NOTICE: You agree that I-2000, Inc. facilities are not to be considered a secure communications medium for the purposes of the ECPA, and that no expectation of privacy is afforded. You agree that the security of your account, including the password, is your responsibility and that all use that emanates from your account will be considered to be undertaken by you unless it can be shown to have been an unauthorized intrusion. You agree to notify I-2000, Inc. immediately if you believe that your account has been or is being compromised. You agree not to obstruct the system's identification procedures in electronic communications that you initiate. Anonymous services may be used provided that you do not attempt to impersonate others. The transmission of unsolicited advertising through mass-electronic mail, NEWS postings to inappropriate groups, or other direct transmission is prohibited. However, posts made to appropriate NEWS groups as well as general commercial use of I-2000, Inc. is encouraged. You agree not to abuse the system and its resources including any quotas on disk usage that may be imposed and policies on the use of resources (such as NEWS) which reach beyond this system. You agree not to attempt to violate the security of this system or its authentication and accounting procedures. You agree to notify us if you move or otherwise change your mailing address. You further agree to provide a regular postal address that is your primary legal residence or place of business. I-2000, Inc. will not disclose this information to any third party except upon the presentation of a valid warrant or court order.
We reserve the right to use this information for internal I-2000, Inc. purposes and to advise you of new service and product offerings by I-2000, Inc. We do not sell our mailing list to other companies under any circumstances. I-2000, Inc. will bill our Customers at the beginning of the month for the current month's service. Payment is due upon the Customer's receipt of the bill. Metered billing for the previous month, if applicable, will be included on this invoice. If payment is not received by the end of the current month, the account will be terminated and the customer will be subject to additional connection fees to reestablish the account. Termination does not remove the Customer's responsibility under this Agreement to pay all fees incurred up to the date of termination. Connection fees are due prior to the commencement of service. Upon termination of a subscriber's account all data stored in the customer's directories will be deleted.
The Customer may terminate this service at any time upon thirty days prior written notice. The Customer is responsible to pay all fees up to the date of termination of the service, except where I-2000, Inc. is unable to provide services under this agreement through it's own negligence. Termination will be effective at the end of the month following the 30th day after I-2000 INC. receives notification. I-2000, Inc. reserves the right to change these terms and conditions at any time, as well as the services offered. Posting of the new terms and conditions or service changes on the system in a conspicuous place shall constitute proper notice. Notice of rate increases will be mailed to customers at least 30 days prior to the date of effectiveness. I-2000, Inc. reserves the right to disclose the information that can be discerned from the "finger" command to third parties. This normally includes your full name, login id and time of last system access. Violation of any of the terms and conditions of service may result in the cancellation of your subscription and the forfeiture of the remainder of your subscription fee. Serious violation may result in civil or criminal prosecution. I-2000, Inc. may discontinue any or all classes of service at its discretion. Should I-2000, Inc. exercise this right subscribers will receive a pro-rated refund. Customers who are provided by I-2000 with equipment to connect to I-2000 services are responsible to return at the end of the service period or pay equivalent replacement value.
You agree that you are aware that this system contains the information known as " News Groups", and that portions of the system may contain messages which you may find offensive. You further understand that I-2000, Inc. does not censor or in any other way control the contents of the News Groups to which it subscribes, and that nearly all of the information found here originates on systems other than those under I-2000, Inc. control. You also understand that I-2000, Inc. cannot confirm the proper classification of information presented in many areas of the system. You consent to the display or transfers of all information presented and waive all rights and claims towards I-2000, Inc., its owners and employees. I-2000, Inc. requires that our agreements be made with a person who is qualified to contract.
If you are the guardian or parent of a minor who is requesting access, read these pages in their entirety. There are aspects of this service that are not under our complete control, and it is important that you understand and agree with these limitations in the classification of material. Some material on this system or available via this system may contain adult themes or subject matter. By using this service parents and/or guardians agree that I-2000 is not responsible for censoring or monitoring the system to prevent minors from receiving inappropriate material.
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