Last Modified: 7/21/2023
This Acceptable Use Policy (“Policy”) describes the rules that apply to any party (“Client”) using any products and services (“Software Services”) provided by Developmate, Inc. (“Developmate”) and any user of any software application or service made available by Client that interfaces with the Software Services (“User”). Client is responsible for its Users’ compliance with this Policy. If the Client or any User violates this Policy, Developmate may suspend or cancel Client’s use of the Software Services. This Policy may be updated by Developmate from time to time upon reasonable notice, which may be provided via Client’s account, email or by posting an updated version of this Policy at https://www.developmate.io/acceptable-use-policy/.
I. No Inappropriate Content or Users. Do not use the Software Services to transmit or store any content or communications (commercial or otherwise) that are confirmed criminal misinformation, harmful, illegal, inappropriate, objectionable, unwanted, or otherwise pose a threat to the public. This prohibition includes use of the Software Services by a hate group (e.g., any organization that advocates and practices hatred, hostility, or violence towards members of a race, ethnicity, nation, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation or any other designated sector of society) or content or communications that originate from a hate group or that are exploitative, abusive, or hate speech, which incites immediate violence or poses a true threat to public safety.
II. Prohibited Activities. Do not use the Software Services to engage in or encourage any activity that is deceptive, harmful, illegal, including harmful to Developmate’s business operations or reputation, violating others’ rights, including:
a. Violations of Law. Violating laws, regulations, governmental orders, or industry standards or guidance in the applicable jurisdiction (collectively, “Applicable Laws”). This includes violating Applicable Laws requiring (a) consent to be obtained prior to transmitting, recording, collecting or monitoring data or communications or (b) compliance with opt-out requests for any data or communications.
b. Interference with the Software Services. Interfering with or otherwise negatively impacting any aspect of the Software Services or any third-party networks that are linked to the Software Services.
c. Reverse Engineering. Reverse engineering, copying, disassembling, or decompiling the Software Services.
d. Falsification of Identity or Origin. Creating a false identity or any attempt to mislead others as to the identity of the sender or the origin of any data or communications.
III. No Service Integrity Violations. Do not violate the integrity of the Software Services, including:
a. Bypassing Service Limitations. Attempting to bypass, exploit, defeat, or disable limitations or restrictions placed on the Software Services.
b. Security Vulnerabilities. Finding security vulnerabilities to exploit the Software Services or attempting to bypass any security mechanism or filtering capabilities.
c. Disabling the Software Services. Any denial of service attack on the Software Services or any other conduct that attempts to disrupt, disable, or overload the Software Services.
d. Harmful Code or Bots. Transmitting code, files, scripts, agents, or programs intended to do harm, including viruses or malware, or using automated means, such as bots, to gain access to or use the Software Services.
e. Unauthorized Access. Attempting to gain unauthorized access to the Software Services.
IV. Data Safeguards. Client is responsible for determining whether the Software Services offer appropriate safeguards for Client’s use of the Software Services, including but not limited to, any safeguards required by Applicable Laws, prior to transmitting or processing, or prior to permitting Users to transmit or process any data or communications via the Software Services.
V. Client agrees to immediately report any violation of this Policy to Developmate and provide cooperation, as requested by Developmate to investigate and/or remedy the violation.