Last Modified: September 2012
Savvis Inc. DBA CenturyLink TS and its affiliates (hereinafter "CenturyLink") provide a variety of information, Internet, network-, and technology-related services ("Services"). CenturyLink has formulated this Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") in order to ensure the appropriate use of the Services and the CenturyLink network, systems, and facilities ("Infrastructure") by our customers, our customers' customers, members or end-users, and any other parties who use or access the Services or the Infrastructure (collectively, "Users"). All Users must comply with this AUP. CenturyLink reserves the right to change this AUP from time to time and will notify Users by posting a revised copy of the AUP on the CenturyLink Web site at http://www.centurylink.com/business/enterprise/. By using or accessing the CenturyLink Services or Infrastructure, Users agree to be bound by the terms of this AUP. Any indirect or attempted violation of this policy by or on behalf of a User, and any actual or attempted violation by a third party on behalf of a User, shall be considered a violation of the policy by the User and the User shall be held directly accountable therefore.
B. Acceptable Use
Users shall not use the CenturyLink Services or Infrastructure to transmit, distribute, or store material: (a) in violation of any applicable law, regulation, or judicial order; (b) that violates the terms of this AUP, the terms of any applicable agreement with CenturyLink, or any other CenturyLink policy applicable through the Agreement; (c) that interferes with or adversely affects the Services or Infrastructure or use of the Services or Infrastructure by other CenturyLink customers; or (d) that may expose CenturyLink to criminal or civil liability. Users shall cooperate with CenturyLink in investigating and correcting any apparent breach of this AUP. Users shall be solely responsible for any material that they maintain, transmit, download, view, post, distribute, or otherwise access or make available using the Services or Infrastructure. In particular, but without limiting the more general prohibitions in this AUP, Users shall not use the Services or Infrastructure, or assist anyone else to:
C. CenturyLink's Rights and Remedies
CenturyLink has no responsibility for any material or information created, stored, maintained, transmitted, or accessible on or through the Services or Infrastructure and is not obligated to monitor or exercise any editorial control over such material. In the event that CenturyLink becomes aware that any such material may violate this AUP and/or expose CenturyLink to civil or criminal liability, CenturyLink reserves the right to investigate such material, block access to such material, and suspend or terminate any Services without liability. CenturyLink further reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and third parties in investigating any alleged violations of this AUP, including disclosing the identity of any User that CenturyLink believes is responsible for such violation. CenturyLink also reserves the right to implement technical mechanisms to prevent AUP violations. Nothing in this AUP shall limit in any way CenturyLink's rights and remedies at law or in equity that may otherwise be available.
D. Additional Provisions for Internet Data Center
Users. In addition to the above provisions, the following additional provisions shall apply to those customers and its authorized representatives that have access to CenturyLink's Internet Data Centers ("IDC") as a part of Services. The below provisions are in addition to, and to the extent not in conflict with, the rules of the individual IDC or CenturyLink security or related policies.
E. Scheduled Maintenance
For information on scheduled maintenance, please view the maintenance schedule posted on CenturyLink's Web site, here.