Wireless Acceptable Use Policy
Pennrose Management Company Wi-Fi Service Terms of Service and Acceptable Use Policy
BY CLICKING ON “ACCEPT” ON THE WI-FI SERVICE SIGN-UP PAGE, YOU (“RESIDENT”) REPRESENT THAT YOU HAVE READ, UNDERSTAND AND AGREE TO THESE TERMS OF SERVICE AND ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY (THE “AGREEMENT”).
Access to the Wi-Fi Service (the “Service”)
The Wi-Fi Service is a free public service provided by Pennrose Management Company (“Pennrose”). Your access to the Wi-Fi Service is completely at the discretion of Pennrose, and your access to the Wi-Fi Service may be blocked, suspended, or terminated at any time for any reason including, but not limited to, violation of this Agreement, actions that may lead to liability for Pennrose or its owners, disruption of access to other users or networks, and violation of applicable laws or regulations. Pennrose may revise this Agreement at any time. You must accept this Agreement each time you use the Service and it is your responsibility to review it for any changes each time.
Acceptable Use of the Service
Your access to the Service is conditioned on legal and appropriate use of the Wi-Fi Service. Your use of the Wi-Fi Service and any activities conducted online through the Wi-Fi Service shall not violate any applicable law or regulation or the rights of Pennrose, or any third party (when applicable) including, but not limited to, the acceptable use policy found at www.pennrose.com/waup.
The use of the Wi-Fi Service for the following activities is prohibited:
Spamming and Invasion of Privacy
Sending of unsolicited bulk and/or commercial messages over the Internet using the Wi-Fi Service or using the Wi-Fi Service for activities that invade another’s privacy.
Intellectual Property Right Violations
Engaging in any activity that infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of others, including patents, copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, or any other proprietary right of any third party.
Defamatory or Abusive Language
Using the Wi-Fi Service to transmit, post, upload, or otherwise making available defamatory, harassing, abusive, or threatening material or language that encourages bodily harm, destruction of property or harasses another.
Forging of Headers
Forging or misrepresenting message headers, whether in whole or in part, to mask the originator of the message.
Accessing illegally or without authorization computers, accounts, equipment or networks belonging to another party, or attempting to penetrate security measures of another system. This includes any activity that may be used as a precursor to an attempted system penetration, including, but not limited to, port scans, stealth scans, or other information gathering activity.
Distribution of Internet Viruses, Trojan Horses, or Other Destructive Activities
Distributing information regarding the creation of and sending Internet viruses, worms, Trojan Horses, pinging, flooding, mailbombing, or denial of service attacks. Also, activities that disrupt the use of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use the node or any connected network, system, service, or equipment. Certain high bandwidth or potentially destructive protocols may not be available on the Wi-Fi Service.
Facilitating a Violation of this Agreement of Use
Advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available any software product, product, or service that is designed to violate this Agreement, which includes the facilitation of the means to spam, initiation of pinging, flooding, mailbombing, denial of service attacks, and piracy of software.
Export Control Violations
The transfer of technology, software, or other materials in violation of applicable export laws and regulations, including but not limited to the U.S. Export Administration Regulations and Executive Orders.
Obscene or Indecent Speech or Materials
Using the Wi-Fi Service to advertise, solicit, transmit, store, post, display, or otherwise make available obscene or indecent images or other materials. Pennrose will notify and fully cooperate with law enforcement if it becomes aware of any use of the Wi-Fi Service in any connection with any illegal activity. Certain content or web sites may be filtered or unavailable due to inappropriate content.
Other Illegal Activities
Using the Wi-Fi Service in violation of applicable law and regulation, including, but not limited to, advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available ponzi schemes, pyramid schemes, fraudulently charging credit cards, pirating or inappropriately distributing copywritten material, or making fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services.
The sale, transfer, or rental of the Wi-Fi Service to customers, clients or other third parties, either directly or as part of a service or product created for resale.
Notice of Violations of the AUP
You acknowledge (i) that the Wi-Fi Service may not be uninterrupted or error-free; (ii) that viruses or other harmful applications may be available through the Wi-Fi Service; (iii) that Pennrose does not guarantee the security of the Wi-Fi Service and that unauthorized third parties may access your computer or files or otherwise monitor your connection; (iv) that Pennrose and that its owners’ ability to provide the Service without charge is based on the limited warranty, disclaimer and limitation of liability specified in this Section. THE WI-FI SERVICE AND ANY PRODUCTS OR SERVICES PROVIDED ON OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SERVICE ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS”, “AS AVAILABLE” BASIS WITHOUT WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND. ALL WARRANTIES, CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS, INDEMNITIES AND GUARANTEES WITH RESPECT TO THE CONTENT OR SERVICE AND THE OPERATION, CAPACITY, SPEED, FUNCTIONALITY, QUALIFICATIONS, OR CAPABILITIES OF THE SERVICES, GOODS OR PERSONNEL RESOURCES PROVIDED HEREUNDER, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, ARISING BY LAW, CUSTOM, PRIOR ORAL OR WRITTEN STATEMENTS BY PENNROSE, OR OTHERWISE (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTY OF SATISFACTORY QUALITY, MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE, TITLE AND NON-INFRINGEMENT) ARE HEREBY OVERRIDDEN, EXCLUDED AND DISCLAIMED. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OF CERTAIN WARANTIES, SO THE ABOVE EXCLUSIONS MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
No Consequential Damages UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES WILL PENNROSE, ITS OWNERS, ITS SUPPLIERS OR LICENSORS, OR THEIR RESPECTIVE OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, AND AFFILIATES BE LIABLE FOR CONSEQUENTIAL, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, PUNITIVE OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES OR LOST PROFITS, WHETHER FORESEEABLE OR UNFORESEEABLE, BASED ON CLAIMS OF CUSTOMER, ITS APPOINTEES OR ITS OR THEIR CUSTOMERS (INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, UNAUTHORIZED ACCESS, DAMAGE, OR THEFT OF YOUR SYSTEM OR DATA, CLAIMS FOR LOSS OF GOODWILL, CLAIMS FOR LOSS OF DATA, USE OF OR RELIANCE ON THE SERVICE, STOPPAGE OF OTHER WORK OR IMPAIRMENT OF OTHER ASSETS, OR DAMAGE CAUSED TO EQUIPMENT OR PROGRAMS FROM ANY VIRUS OR OTHER HARMFUL APPLICATION), ARISING OUT OF BREACH OR FAILURE OF EXPRESS OR IMPLIED WARRANTY, BREACH OF CONTRACT, MISREPRESENTATION, NEGLIGENCE, STRICT LIABILITY IN TORT OR OTHERWISE. IN NO EVENT WILL THE AGGREGATE LIABILITY THAT PENNROSE OR AFFILIATES MAY INCUR IN ANY ACTION OR PROCEEDING EXCEED $100. THE LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS SET FORTH IN THIS SECTION WILL NOT APPLY ONLY IF AND TO THE EXTENT THAT THE LAW OR A COURT OF COMPETENT JURISDICTION REQUIRES LIABILITY UNDER APPLICABLE LAW BEYOND AND DESPITE THESE LIMITATIONS, EXCLUSIONS AND DISCLAIMERS.
You agree to indemnify and hold harmless Pennrose, its owners, its suppliers and licensors, and their respective officers, directors, employees, agents and affiliates from any claim, liability, loss, damage, cost, or expense (including without limitation reasonable attorney’s fees) arising out of or related to your use of the Wi-Fi Service, any materials downloaded or uploaded through the Wi-Fi Service, any actions taken by you in connection with your use of the Wi-Fi Service, any violation of any third party’s rights or an violation of law or regulation, or any breach of this Agreement. This section will not be construed to limit or exclude any other claims or remedies that Pennrose may assert under this Agreement or by law.
You agree to submit any and all controversies or claims arising out of or relating to this Agreement or the existence, validity, breach or termination thereof, whether during or after its term, to a single arbitrator. The arbitrator may, at either party’s request, grant injunctive relief. The arbitral award will be the exclusive remedy of the parties for all claims, counterclaims, issues or accountings presented or plead to the arbitrator. Judgment upon the arbitral award may be entered in any court that has jurisdiction thereof. Any additional costs, fees or expenses incurred in enforcing the arbitral award will be charged against the party that resists its enforcement. Nothing in this section will prevent the parties from seeking interim injunctive relief against one another.