Acceptable Use Policy

This Acceptable Use Policy has been developed by Novo Ops Technologies ('Novo Ops') to encourage the responsible use of Novo Ops' services by our customers and other users ('Users'), and to allow Novo Ops to provide secure and reliable services to our Users.

General Terms and Conditions of Use

Novo Ops' servers, including the web sites hosted by Novo Ops on these servers ('Novo Ops Systems'), may only be used for lawful purposes. Users may not use Novo Ops Systems in order to to transmit, distribute or store material:

  1. in violation of any applicable law,
  2. in a manner which will infringe upon the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others,
  3. in a manner which will infringe upon the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or
  4. which is obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful, including the advocating of terrorism and/or the killing of any individual or group.

System Security

Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the Novo Ops Systems, including, without limitation:

  1. accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account which such User is not authorized to access,
  2. attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization,
  3. attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, 'flooding', 'mail bombing' or 'crashing',
  4. forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting, or
  5. taking any action in order to obtain services to which such User is not entitled.

Violations of system security may result in civil or criminal liability. Novo Ops will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Users who are involved in such violations.


Users may not send unsolicited e-mail messages, including, without limitation, bulk commercial advertising or informational announcements ('spam') in a way that could be reasonably expected to adversely impact Novo Ops Systems, including, without limitation, using an e-mail account on Novo Ops Systems to send spam or bulk e-mail, or using the service of another provider to send spam or to promote a site hosted on or connected to Novo Ops Systems. In addition, Users may not use Novo Ops Systems in order to:

  1. send e-mail messages which are excessive and/or intended to harass or annoy others,
  2. continue to send e-mail messages to a recipient that has indicated that he/she does not wish to receive them,
  3. send e-mail with forged TCP/IP packet header information,
  4. send malicious e-mail, including, without limitation, 'mail bombing',
  5. send or receive e-mail messages in a manner that violates the use policies of any other internet service provider,
  6. use an e-mail box exclusively as a storage space for data, or
  7. Offering for sale or soliciting e-mail lists for the purposes of bulk e-mail.

Child Pornography

Novo Ops will cooperate fully with any criminal investigation into a customer's violation of the Child Protection Act of 1984 concerning child pornography. Customer's are ultimately responsible for the actions of their clients on the Novo Ops Systems, and will be liable for illegal material posted by their clients. According to the Child Protection Act, child pornography includes photographs, films, video or any other type of visual presentation that shows a person who is or is depicted as being under the age of eighteen years and is engaged in or is depicted as engaged in explicit sexual activity, or the dominant characteristic of which is the depiction, for a sexual purpose, of a sexual organ or the anal region of a person under the age of eighteen years any written material or visual representation that advocates or counsels sexual activity with a person under the age of eighteen years. No credits will be issued for any interruption in service resulting from policy violations. Violations of the Child Protection Act may be reported to the U.S. Customs Agency at

Suspension and/or Termination

Any User which Novo Ops determines to have violated any element of this Acceptable Use Policy shall receive a written warning, and may be subject at Novo Ops' discretion to a temporary suspension of service pending such User's agreement in writing to refrain from any further violations; provided, however, that if Novo Ops deems it necessary, it may immediately suspend or terminate such User's service without issuing such a warning. Users which Novo Ops determines to have committed a second violation of any element of this Acceptable Use Policy shall be subject to immediate suspension or termination of service without further notice.


Novo Ops takes no responsibility for any material input by others and not posted to Novo Ops Systems by Novo Ops. Novo Ops is not responsible for the content of any other web sites linked to Novo Ops Systems; links are provided as Internet navigation tools only.

Policy Changes

Novo Ops reserves the right to modify this Acceptable Use Policy at any time in its sole and absolute discretion.