At Websites, we are aware of our responsibilities
as a good Internet citizen and are dedicated to protecting the
privacy rights of other Internet citizens. We vigorously oppose
the sending of unsolicited e-mail (spam) and have made every
effort within our power to discourage and prohibit the sending
Websites does not allow anyone to use our products
or services for the purpose of sending spam. We have and will
continue to refuse business from known spammers. If a current
Websites customer uses our products or services for the purposes
of spamming anyone, their product license and/or service contract
will be voided without refund.
We are highly sensitive to the privacy
of each of the subscribers on the lists that we host and will not
make their name, address, or any other information that they have
provided us available to anyone without the subscriber's express
permission. We require that each message sent out includes an easy
way for the subscriber to remove themselves via an unsubscribe
link. If a recipient calls our offices and requests to be manually
removed from a customer's list, we will manually unsubscribe the
recipient from your account.
Websites may determine at its sole
discretion whether a customer is spamming. There are a number of
factors Websites uses to determine whether a customer is spamming,
including, but not limited to: complaints sent to abuse report
addresses, SpamCop reports, complaints sent to any of Websites's
upstream providers, and evaluating a customer's mass e-mail statistics
and recipient addresses. Decisions made by Websites personnel
regarding a customer's use of Websites are final.
Definition of Spam Spam is unsolicited email sent in bulk. Any promotion, information
or solicitation that is sent to a person via e-mail without their
prior consent, where there is no pre-existing relationship between
the sender and the recipient, is spam.
Examples of Spam
Any e-mail message that is sent to a recipient who had previously
signed up to receive newsletters, product information or any
other type of bulk email but later opted-out by indicating
to the sender that they did not want to receive additional
email, then that email is spam.
Any e-mail message that is sent to recipients that have had
no prior association with the organization or did not agree
to be e-mailed by the organization is spam.
Any e-mail message that is sent to a recipient without a
way for a person to opt-out or request that future mailings
not be sent to them, is spam.
Any email message that does not have a valid email address
in the reply-to line is spam.
Any email message that contains any false or misleading information
Any email that says you can earn $1000s each week from home
Any email message that promotes an adult web site is spam,
unless the recipient has specifically requested information
from that web site.
Any message that is sent to e-mail addresses that have been
harvested off of web sites, newsgroups, or other areas of the
Internet is spam.
What is not Spam
An e-mail message is NOT spam if the recipient in anyway
requested email be sent to them from the sender or the sender's
Anytime an organization sends a bulk email message to one
of its customers it is NOT spam provided that the organization
offers a way for the customer to opt-out of future mailings
and that the customer did not previously opt-out.
An e-mail message is NOT spam when sent to recipients who
agreed to receive information or promotions from a partner
organization (as long as there is a clear opt-out option).
Contacting Websites about Spam If you have any questions about our Anti-Spam Policy,
or if you want to report spamming activity by one of our customers,
please contact our abuse department at: