Acceptable Use Policy

Control Plane Corporation requires your use of the Services to comply with applicable law and to be consistent with our community standards. The purpose of this Acceptable Use Policy (“Policy”) is to inform you of our expectations regarding your use of the Services.

By using or continuing to use a Service, you accept and consent to the rights, obligations, and practices described in this Policy


This Policy applies to you and your Covered Users with respect to the Services. You shall be responsible for: (i) informing your other Covered Users, if any, of the existence of this Policy, as well as any amendments, updates, or modifications made to this; and (ii) agreeing to this Policy, as amended, updated or modified from time to time, on behalf of all Covered Users. This Policy forms a part of the Control Plane Corporation Terms of Service and is a Supplemental Use Policy thereunder. All capitalized terms not expressly defined in this Policy shall have the meaning found in the Master Services Agreement.


The Services may only be used for lawful purposes. You shall not use any Service to engage in, foster, or promote illegal, abusive, fraudulent, or irresponsible behavior including without limitation: * creation or distribution of unsolicited bulk email and mailing lists;

  • creation or distribution of unsolicited bulk email and mailing lists;
  • disruption or interference of any data system or network, computer or communications system, software application, or network or computing device;
  • monitoring data or traffic on any network or system without the express authorization of the owner of the system or network.
  • use of any false, misleading, or deceptive header information in an email or a newsgroup posting;
  • use of an Internet account or computer without the owner's authorization;
  • distribution of any advertisement delivery software unless: (i) the user affirmatively consents to the download and installation of such software based on clear and conspicuous notice of the nature of the software, and (ii) the software is easily removable by use of standard tools for such purpose included on major operating systems;
  • unauthorized collection or use of any personally identifiable information or personally identifying information (including, without limitation, phishing, Internet scamming, password engineering, scraping, and harvesting);
  • unauthorized collection or use of any financial or health data; and
  • any conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against the Control Plane Corporation or our Representatives, including engaging in behavior that results in any server being the target of a denial of service attack.

Excessive Use of System Resources

You shall not use any shared system provided by Control Plane Corporation in a way that unnecessarily interferes with the normal operation of such shared system, or that consumes a disproportionate share of the resources of the system. You agree that Control Plane Corporation may quarantine or delete any Data stored on a shared system if the data is infected with a virus, is corrupted, or has the potential to infect or corrupt any Data that is stored on the same system.

Vulnerability Testing

You shall not attempt to probe, scan, penetrate, or test the vulnerability of Control Plane Corporation or any Service, and shall not breach Control Plane Corporation security or authentication measures, whether by passive or intrusive techniques, without Control Plane Corporation's express written consent. If you are a Control Plane Corporation customer and need to perform a penetration test, let us know beforehand.

Newsgroups, Chat Forums, Other Networks

You shall comply with the rules and conventions for postings to any bulletin board, chat group or other forum in which you participate. You must comply with the rules of any other network you access or participate in while using the Services.

Offensive Content

You shall not Process any content or link to any content that does not comply with applicable law or Control Plane Corporation’s community standards, including without limitation, any content that Control Plane Corporation deems at our sole discretion, to:

  • constitute, depict, foster, promote, or relate in any manner to child sexual abuse, bestiality, or non-consensual sex acts;
  • be excessively violent, incite violence, threaten violence, or contains harassing content or hate speech;
  • be unfair or deceptive under the consumer protection laws of any jurisdiction, including chain letters and pyramid schemes;
  • be defamatory or violates a person's privacy;
  • create a risk to a person's safety or health, create a risk to public safety or health, compromise national security, or interferes with an investigation by law enforcement;
  • improperly expose trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary information of another person or business;
  • be intended to assist others in defeating technical Intellectual Property protections;
  • infringe on another person's Intellectual Property Rights;
  • promote illegal drugs, violate export control laws, arise from or relateto illegal gambling or illegal trafficking;
  • be otherwise illegal or to solicit conduct that is illegal under lawsapplicable to you or to Control Plane Corporation; or
  • be otherwise malicious, fraudulent, or result in retaliation against Control Plane Corporation by offended viewers.

Intellectual Property

You shall not use Control Plane Corporation's network or services to download, publish, display, distribute, copy or otherwise use or make available in any manner any text, music, software, art, image or other work protected by law unless: (i) you have been expressly authorized by the owner of the property;infringeonanotherpersonsnetworkorservicestodownload,publish,display,distribute,copyorotherwiseuseormakeavailableinanymanneranytext,music,software,art,imageorotherworkprotectedbylawunless or (ii) you are otherwise authorized by established Intellectual Property law.

Live Events

Control Plane Corporation may prohibit you from streaming live events where there is a risk, in Control Plane Corporation's discretion, that the event may in itself violate this Policy.

Use of Assigned Identification

  • You shall only use Internet Protocol ("IP") addresses assigned to you by Control Plane Corporation in connection with your use of the Services.
  • You agree that if a Control Plane Corporation IP address assigned to your Account becomes listed on an abuse database that you will automatically be in violation of this Policy, and that Control Plane Corporation may take any reasonable action to protect our IP address, including suspension and/or termination of your service, regardless of whether the IP addresses were listed as a result of your actions.
  • You shall not register to use any Service under a false name, or use an invalid or unauthorized credit card in connection to any Service.

Enforcement and Effect of Violation

Violation of any provision of this Policy, whether as a single-instance or repeated occurrence, may result in the immediate interruption, suspension, or termination of your access and use of the Services, as determined by Control Plane Corporation at Control Plane Corporation’s sole discretion. You acknowledge, understand, and agree that Control Plane Corporation shall not be required to issue warnings, reprimands, or undergo any formal or informal process prior to causing the Services to be interrupted, suspended, and/or terminated.

Service Credits

No service credit shall be available under the Terms of Service for interruptions, suspensions, or terminations of service arising from or related to any violation of this Policy.


Amendments to this Policy may be made at any time and you should check back frequently for any changes. Control Plane Corporation shall have the right and ability to amend this Policy at Control Plane Corporation's sole and absolute discretion, and any amendments herein shall be effective within fourteen (14) days of being posted by Control Plane Corporation or by your continued use of the Services, whichever later