Acceptable Use Policy

/ Acceptable Use Policy


By using Unimaxx’s Internet Services and/or related services (collectively, the ‘Services’) provided by Unimaxx Networks Inc., its partners and/or associates (collectively, ‘Unimaxx’), you agree to the following terms of this Acceptable Use Policy.


Unimaxx Networks Inc. is committed to providing reliable Internet Access services and being the best possible network citizen. To assist us in protecting the usefulness and enjoyment of the Internet for our members and for other users, we require that you comply with the terms outlined, which details our policy on acceptable use of our broadband,  or related third party broadband services (E.g. Shaw, Telus etc.)


When using your Unimaxx Internet Access service or related services including, but not limited to  any chat rooms, message boards, news groups, software libraries, personal web pages, computer equipment, software, operating systems, storage media, network accounts providing electronic mail, WWW browsing, and FTP or any other message or communication services that may be available to you on or through Unimaxx Customer Care Center (collectively, the ‘ Services’), you are prohibited from engaging in certain activities which include, but are not limited to, those described below. 


Such prohibited activities may, at the sole discretion of Unimaxx, be grounds for termination of any Communication Services (including your Unimaxx Internet Access Service), for the application of additional service charges, or for the involvement of law enforcement agencies. 

These Services are to be used for business purposes in serving the interests of the company, and of our clients and customers in the course of normal operations.


The terms of this Policy may change at any time and without prior warning. You are responsible for informing yourself of the changes to this document by consulting this web page frequently.

Criminal Offences

While using the Services, you are prohibited from any activity that violates Local, Provincial, Federal or International law, order or regulation.  Prohibited activities include posting, storing, uploading, reproducing, distributing, disseminating or otherwise transmitting information or materials where such activity constitutes a criminal offence or from otherwise engaging in or assisting others to engage in any criminal offence related to, but not limited to, the unlawful material listed below:


  • Hatred
  • Pyramid selling
  • Unauthorized use of a computer
  • Mischief in relation to data
  • Fraud
  • Obscenity
  • Child pornography
  • Content, data or other material which is libelous, unlawful, threatening, ethnically offensive, defamatory or which in any way constitute or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense. 

Civil Offences and Violations of the Rights of Others

While using the Services, you are prohibited from posting, uploading, reproducing, distributing or otherwise transmitting information or materials where such activity gives rise to civil liability or from otherwise violating the rights or assisting others to violate the rights of Unimaxx or any third party, including, but not limited to, the violations listed below:


  • Copyright infringement
  • Intellectual property right infringement
  • Trademark infringement
  • Defamation
  • Impersonating any person or entity, or
  • Forging anyone’s digital or manual signature.

The customer assumes all risk regarding whether material is in the public domain.

Other Prohibited Activity

While using the Services, you are prohibited from engaging in or assisting others to engage in any activity that (1) violates established or accepted network etiquette, (2) violates applicable charters, FAQS, policies, rules or guidelines of Unimaxx or other parties, (3) disrupts or threatens the integrity, operation or security of any Service(s) or any computer or Internet system, (4) elicits complaints from other Internet users, (5) is contrary to any law or regulation, or (6) in the sole judgment of Unimaxx, is otherwise objectionable, (6) involves use of Unimaxx’s trade-marks, trade names or logos, including without limitation any such trade-marks, logos or service marks displayed on any web site(s) operated by Unimaxx, without Unimaxx’s express prior written permission; (7) involves sharing, reselling, reproducing, copying, distributing, redistributing, or exploiting for any commercial purposes, any portion of, use of or access to, the Unimaxx Internet Services, except where expressly authorized by Unimaxx.

Examples of such prohibited activity include, but are not limited to:

  • Posting, storing, uploading, reproducing, distributing, disseminating or otherwise transmitting unauthorized or unsolicited commercial e-mail, junk or bulk e-mail, chain letters, or other “spam”
  • Engaging in threats, harassment, intimidation, stalking or abuse of others
  • Scanning another computer system
  • Probing another computer system
  • Obstructing or bypassing computer identification procedures
  • Engaging in unauthorized computer or network trespass
  • Exporting equipment, software, or data outside of Canada or the U.S. in contravention of applicable export control legislation.


You are responsible for any misuse of the Services that originate from your account, even activities committed by any friend, family, co-worker, employee, guest or anyone with access to the account. You must ensure that others not gain unauthorized access to the Services.

The Services may not be used to breach the security of another user, or to attempt access to anyone’s computer, software or data, without the knowledge and consent of that person. The Services may not be used in any attempt to circumvent the user authentication or security of any host, network, or account. This includes, but is not limited to, accessing data not intended for you, logging into or making use of a server or account you are not expressly authorized to access, probing the security of other networks. Use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security, such as password guessing programs, cracking tools, packet sniffers or network probing tools is strictly prohibited.

YOU MAY NOT DISRUPT THE SERVICES. The Services also may not be used to interfere with computer networking or telecommunications services to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, denial of service attacks, flooding of a network, overloading a service, improper seizing and abuse of operator privileges and attempts to crash a host. The transmission or dissemination of any information or software which contains a virus or other harmful feature is also strictly prohibited. YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR THE SECURITY OF ANY DEVICE YOU CONNECT TO THE SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DATA STORED ON THAT DEVICE.

Bandwidth, Data Storage and other Limitation

You must comply with the current bandwidth, data storage and other limitations on the Services.

You must ensure that your activity while using the Services does not improperly restrict, inhibit or degrade any other customer’s use of the Services, nor represent (in the sole judgement of Unimaxx) an unusually large burden on the network itself, such as, but not limited to, peer to peer file sharing programs, serving streaming video or audio, mail, http, ftp, irc, dhcp servers, and multi-user interactive forums. Guidelines for Bandwidth Usage/month are included for each service package.

Electronic Mail

The Services may not be used to send unsolicited bulk or commercial messages. This includes, but is not limited to, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, informational announcements, charity requests, petitions for signatures and political or religious messages. Such messages may be sent only to those who have explicitly requested them.

The Services may not be used to collect responses from unsolicited email sent from accounts on other Internet hosts or email services which violates this Agreement or the acceptable use policy of any other Internet service provider. Moreover, unsolicited email may not direct the recipient to any Web site or other resource which uses the Services.

Forging, altering or removing electronic mail headers is prohibited.

Mail Bombing is prohibited. You may not send numerous copies of the same or substantially similar messages, nor may you send very large messages or files to a recipient with the intent to disrupt a server or account. The propagation of chain letters is prohibited, whether or not the recipient wishes to receive such mailings.