Acceptable Use Policy

Introduction

This is our acceptable use policy. If you use our website, it means that the policy applies to you and that you agree with it as part of our Terms of Service.

We may change these terms, so we expect you to check this page from time to time as the changes will be binding on you. There may also be changes elsewhere on our site.

Who We Are

  • Our Website addresses are hipcall.com, hipcall.co.uk
  • Our company name is Hipcall LTD.
  • Our trading name is Hipcall.
  • Our registered address is 151 West Green Road, Seven Sisters, London, England, N15 5EA.
  • Our trading address is 151 West Green Road, Seven Sisters, London, England, N15 5EA.

What you must not do

You must not use the site to do any of the following:

  • Illegal activity. Violate any applicable law, Break any laws or regulations. Do anything fraudulent, or which has a fraudulent effect. Harm or attempt to harm minors. Do anything with material that does not meet our content standards (these are listed below).
  • Infringing activity. Infringe, misappropriate, or otherwise violate Hipcall’s or anyone’s rights (including intellectual property, privacy, personality, publicity, or otherwise; or display or use Hipcall’s marks without consent or in violation of Hipcall policies.
  • Auto-dialling; trunking; traffic pumping. Perform auto-dialling or “predictive dialling” in an abusive manner; trunk or forward your Hipcall phone or fax number to other numbers that handle multiple simultaneous calls or to a private branch exchange (PBX) or a key system; traffic pumping or access stimulation of calls through the Services or the Hipcall Network.
  • Minors. Exploit or harm minors (e.g., expose them to inappropriate content; ask for personally identifiable information without parental consent).
  • Interference; transmit viruses. Interfere, inhibit, compromise, or otherwise harm the Services or the Hipcall Network (regardless of intent or knowledge); transmit any material that contains viruses, time or logic bombs, Trojan horses, worms, malware, spyware, or any other programs that may be harmful or dangerous.
  • Objectionable activity. Act in an indecent, offensive, threatening, harassing, defamatory, libelous, fraudulent, malicious, disruptive, tortious, or other objectionable manner; or create a false caller ID identity (i.e., ID spoofing), forge addresses or headers, or otherwise mislead others about a sender’s identity or origin.
  • Driving; safety. Use while driving or otherwise in an unsafe manner.
  • Harvest information; spam; bulk messages. Do anything with unsolicited advertising material (known as spam) Harvest or collect information about third parties or End Users without consent; send bulk communications or other content without the recipient’s consent.
  • Excessive or unauthorised use. Use any device, system, network, account, plan, or the Services in an unauthorised manner or in excess of reasonable business use.
  • Circumvent compliance or security.Take advantage of, bypass, exploit, defeat, disable, or otherwise circumvent limitations of the Services, security mechanisms, or compliance with this AUP or any law.
  • Interception. Intercept, capture, sniff, monitor, modify, emulate, decrypt, or redirect any communication or data for any purpose.
  • Resale Prohibited. Customer may not sell, resell, sublease, assign, license, or sublicence the Services or any component thereof or use or offer the same on a service-bureau or time-sharing basis.

Content Standards

Here are our content standards. They apply to all material that you contribute to our site and to all interactive services.

You must follow these standards carefully, but please also follow the spirit of them.

Your contributions must be:

  • Accurate (if they are factual)
  • Genuine (if they state opinions)
  • Within the law.

Your contributions must not be:

  • Defamatory, obscene or offensive
  • Likely to deceive, harass, annoy, threaten, or invade someone else’s privacy.

And they must not:

  • Promote material that is sexually explicit
  • Promote violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, age, disability, or sexual orientation
  • Infringe anyone else’s intellectual property
  • Be used to impersonate anyone, or misrepresent anyone’s identity
  • Encourage or assist anything that breaks the law.

Interactive Services

Our standards for interactive services, such as chat rooms and bulletin boards, are as follows:

  • We will tell you clearly about the service
  • We will tell you what form of moderation we use for the site
  • We will try to assess risks on the site (especially for children) and will moderate if we think it is appropriate.

Please note, however, that we are not required to moderate our interactive service. We will not be responsible for any loss to anyone who does not use our site according to our standards (whether or not we have moderated the service).

Disclosure to Courts

If you have to disclose Confidential Information by order of a court or other public body you may do so.

Suspension and Termination

If we think you have breached this policy, we will take whatever steps we think are necessary.

These might include:

  • Stopping your use of the site temporarily or permanently
  • Removing material you have put on the site
  • Sending you a warning
  • Taking legal action
  • Telling the right authorities.

We exclude legal responsibility and cost for actions we take to deal with your breach of our policy.