Users of ZSD's services are expected to abide by ZSD's "Acceptable Usage Policy" as posted on ZSD's web site at Acceptable Usage Policy
This policy may be amended from time to time and such amendments published on this website. It is incumbent on Users to read the policy and to monitor if for such changes.
ZSD reserves the right to discontinue service at ZSD's sole discretion, with or without warning, if ZSD believes this policy has been violated.
Complaints regarding the unacceptable use of ZSD's services should be addressed, by e-mail, to firstname.lastname@example.org.
ZSD's services may not be used for any purpose which contravenes the laws of South Africa. It may not be used to create, store or disseminate any illegal content. It may not be in a manner which infringes upon the copyrights or other intellectual property rights of other parties.
Any action which is designed to gain un-authorized access to information is not permitted. Nor are un-authorised attempts to test or scan other systems for vulnerabilities. Any action which is designed to interfere with the operation of any other computer connected to the Internet is not permitted. Any unauthorised action which is designed to monitor data or traffic or system connected to the Internet is not permitted. Any attempt to forge or manipulate information included with normal internet traffic, such as TCP-IP packet headers, e-mail headers and newsgroup headers is not permitted.
The sending of unwanted messages, unsolicited messages, or multiple copies of messages to e-mail recipients or news groups (ie "spam") is not permitted. Typical examples of unacceptable behaviour include unsolicited commercial messages, chain letters, competitions which promote the sending of unsolicited messages, cross postings on news groups and e-mail lists, non-adherence to the charter of news groups and e-mail lists.
Users are expected to adhere to the acceptable usage policies of organisations which supply services to ZSD. Specifically those of:
Customers are responsible for ensuring that 3 rd parties who gain access to ZSD's facilities via the customer's access rights, do not make unacceptable use of these facilities. This is applicable whether or not such 3 rd parties acted with or without the authority or consent of the customer.
ZSD reserves the right to discontinue service at ZSD's sole discretion, with or without warning, if ZSD believes this policy has been violated. However ZSD may chose to take alternative actions, such as user education, if ZSD believes such action is appropriate.
ZSD will act on any "Take Down" notice received in terms of Section 77 of the Electronic Communications and Transactions (ECT) Act of South Africa.
ZSD reserves the right to limit or filter internet services, so as to limit the negative effects that actions of other parties, be they other customers of ZSD or external parties, may have on ZSD Customers. These actions may constist of, but are not limited to: