This Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") specifies the actions prohibited to users of the network and systems ("infrastructure") of Data Pathway ("DP"), whether they are owned, leased or rented by DP and is intended to enhance the use of the Internet by preventing unacceptable use. Users are required to adhere to all the policies specified in this AUP without exception.
1 May 2003 - Version 1.0
|1.||DP's infrastructure may be used only for lawful purposes. Users may not violate any applicable laws or regulations of South Africa within the territory of South Africa. Should the user reside outside of South Africa, the laws of the country in which the user resides shall apply.|
|2.||Transmission, distribution or storage of any material on or through the infrastructure in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorisation, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws.|
|1.||The user acknowledges that DP is unable to exercise control over the content of the information passing over the infrastructure and the Internet, including any websites, electronic mail transmissions, news groups or other material created or accessible over its infrastructure. Therefore, DP is not responsible for the content of any messages or other information transmitted over its infrastructure.|
|2.||DP's infrastructure may be used to link into other networks worldwide and the user agrees to conform to the acceptable use policies of these networks.|