Acceptable Use

(1) Introduction.

This acceptable use policy, as further described in section 2 (the “AUP”), specifies guidelines for users of Bridgeline’s Products and Software Services. By using Bridgeline’s Products and Software Services you agree to the this version of the AUP. Bridgeline may modify the AUP at any time by publishing a revised version on the Bridgeline.com website and providing notice on the website that the AUP has been updated. If you violate the AUP or authorize or help other to do so, we may suspend or terminate your use of the Bridgeline Products and Software Services.

(2) Acceptable Use Policy.

Bridgeline’s Products and Software Services shall not be used by any person or entity:

(a) In any way that violating any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation;

(b) transmit any information that is libelous or defamatory;

(c) transmit any message, data, image or program that is indecent, obscene or pornographic;

(d) transmit any message, data, image or program that would violate the property rights of others, including unauthorized copyrighted materials, trade secrets or other confidential proprietary information and trademarks or service marks used in an infringing manner;

(e) use the Software Services to threaten, harass, stalk, abuse or otherwise violate the legal rights, including rights of privacy and publicity, of others;

(f) intercept or attempt to intercept the transmission of files or other private communications not intended for the Customer;

(g) send e-mails to other customers or Authorized Users of the Software Services for any purpose other than personal communication;

(h) use the Software Services to advertise or offer, on an unsolicited basis, to sell goods or Software Services to other customers or users or use the Software Services for purposes of distributing unsolicited messages to one or more individuals;

(i) upload or download files that contain software or other material protected by intellectual property laws, privacy laws, or publicity laws, or any other applicable law unless personally owned or controlled or unless the necessary consent(s) to use, access, and/or communicate such files has been received;

(j) intentionally upload information, documents, and/or files that contain viruses, worms, Trojan horses, corrupted data or other code that manifests or potentially could manifest contaminating or destructive properties;

(k) use the Software Services in such a manner as to adversely affect the availability of its resources to others;

(l) falsely or fraudulently purport to be an employee or agent of Provider;

(m) fail to comply with applicable laws and regulations while using or accessing the Software Services; or

(n) post or transmit any message or information that is harmful, threatening, abusive or hateful.

(3) Reporting a Violation of the AUP.

Reports of a violation of the AUP described in section 2 of this AUP should be reported to support@bridgeline.com.