Terms and Conditions

Acceptable Use Policy

Malicious Contact/Violations of Law

The Service may not be used to intentionally damage any individual or entity in any way and Leaco Rural Telephone expressly prohibits the same. Any willfully malicious conduct in violation of law, statute or generally accepted ethical standards is prohibited. Leaco Rural Telephone will cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured parties in the investigation of any crime or civil injustice. Specific activities that are prohibited include, but are not limited to:  

  • Threatening harm to persons or property or otherwise harassing behavior.
  • Violating U.S. Export control laws for software or technical information. 
  • Conducting e-mail scams such as pyramid promotional schemes.
  • Fraudulently representing products/services using your account. 
  • Breaching or attempting to breach the security of any network using "hacking" or "cracking" techniques. 
  • Unauthorized reproduction of copyrighted material. 
  • Illegal Content on Web Pages  
  • Leaco Rural Telephone expressly prohibits the use of customer web pages for illegal activities.  

Privacy/Security

Leaco Rural Telephone reserves the right to resolve system problems using means including, but not limited to examining accounting logs and other records, accessing an account's mailbox and any other means necessary to ensure proper functioning of the system. Leaco Rural Telephone does not guarantee the security of any data on the system including that transmitted on secure servers. Leaco Rural Telephone assumes no liability for the loss of private or confidential material. Leaco Rural Telephone customers should be aware that no computer system/network is safe from system failures or intrusions by unauthorized parties, and therefore no sensitive material should be passed through the network. Leaco Rural Telephone will endeavor to provide the latest security measures to offer the best possible security.  


Mail/Newsgroups/Chat 

Leaco Rural Telephone prohibits "e-mail bombing", which can be defined as sending e-mail(s) of a large size for the purpose of using up all disk storage resources of the recipient or sending more than ten (10) similar e-mail messages to the same e-mail address. Leaco Rural Telephone prohibits "spamming" which can be described as the use (and/or appearing to use) the service for sending unwanted and unsolicited electronic e-mail messages. Leaco Rural Telephone expressly forbids the sending of unsolicited commercial e-mail. Traffic of unsolicited e-mail shall be charged at the rate of $10.00 per e-mail, and the dial-up account of origin will be subject to immediate termination without refund. Leaco Rural Telephone reserves the right to disable all or part of accounts generating excessive e-mail traffic. Leaco Rural Telephone prohibits forging any message or part of the message header/tracking data contained thereon.  


Excessive Bandwidth/Server Utilization 

The contents of any e-mail box exceeding 5 MB in stored messages may be transferred to a compressed file at Leaco Rural Telephone discretion. Leaco Rural Telephone will attempt to notify the account holder via Leaco Rural Telephone account contact information on record, however Leaco Rural Telephone reserves the right to delete the contents of such e-mail box upon sixty (60) days after attempted notification. 


Accounts that have purchased CGI scripting may not use more than 1% of the system's resources for 10 seconds or longer or use a consistent 0.05% or more of the system's resources on any of our servers. Any CGI exceeding 10% CPU utilization will be disabled immediately, and the customer will be notified via e-mail when such actions are taken. 


Users maintaining a web site on Leaco Rural Telephone will be subject to additional charges if their site is receiving excessive use. Leaco Rural Telephone reserves the right to disable all or part of web sites generating excessive traffic. Excessive traffic is defined as any amount of activity that noticeably degrades performance on the Leaco Rural Telephone server in question. This amount is generally in excess of 1% of sustained server usage for any given time period, as determined by Leaco Rural Telephone. 

DMCA

  

Owners of copyrighted works who believe that their rights under U.S. copyright law have been infringed may take advantage of certain provisions of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act of 1998 (the "DMCA") to report alleged infringements. It is Leaco's policy in accordance with the DMCA and other applicable laws to reserve the right to terminate the Service provided to any customer or user who is either found to infringe third party copyright or other intellectual property rights, including repeat infringers, or who Leaco believes in its sole discretion is infringing these rights. Leaco may terminate the Service at any time with or without notice for any affected customer or user.


Designation of Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement

Leaco Rural Telephone Cooperative, Inc

Leaco Domain Administrator

220 W Broadway, NM 88240

Phone: 575-370-5010

Fax: 575-433-4354

domainadmin@leaco.org