EcoSage Corporation
Solarquestä Terms of Appropriate Use

EcoSage Corporation is an Internet Service Provider (ISP). Because we provide a variety of Internet-related services, we require our clients to abide by our Terms of Appropriate Use (TAU) as specified herein.

CopyLeft Provision
It is the intention of EcoSage Corporation to promote the free exchange of information through Solarquestä about solar energy for schools. Therefore, all information posted here is free; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation.

This work is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the GNU General Public License for more details.

Copyright Violations
You may not post any material on the SolarQuestä web site which contains copyright violations. If your posting contains copyrighted materials, you must have the permission of the copyright holder.

Obscene or Indecent Materials
We do not allow adult-oriented information or links to be posted on the SolarQuestä website, nor do we condone the publication of any materials which may be in violation of federal or local ordinances. Transmission of obscene or indecent materials may lead to criminal penalties.

If your site contains any material which defames an individual, organization, race, color, creed, ethnic group, country, etc., you may be in violation of federal and/or local statutes. We do not condone these activities and prohibit our clients from publishing such materials on the SolarQuestä website.

Network Tampering
Any client found tampering with our website or found using our system to tamper with another system faces potential civil and criminal penalties. Any attempts to crash our servers or otherwise disrupt service will lead to immediately termination of service and possible criminal charges. Illegal or unauthorized access (often known as "cracking" or "hacking") is strictly prohibited.

Any activities, whether lawful or unlawful, which are harmful to our operations, reputation, or other clients, especially activities which may restrict or inhibit others from using and enjoying the services which we provide, are strictly prohibited.

EcoSage does not monitor the communications of its clients to ensure that they comply with our TAU or applicable law. However, if EcoSage becomes aware of harmful communications, we may take any of a variety of actions, including termination of a client's account with EcoSage and notification of local law enforcement.

EcoSage wishes to emphasize that all our clients are required to comply with the above terms of service. In so doing, clients indemnify EcoSage for any violation by the client of these terms of service or of law that results in loss to EcoSage or the bringing of any claim against EcoSage. This means that if EcoSage is sued because of activities of the client that violate any law or this policy, the client will pay any damages awarded against EcoSage, plus costs and reasonable attorneys' fees.

updated 1998 September 15