Acceptable Use Policy

You agree that you will:
  1. Provide accurate information to us and keep it updated;
  2. Use your real name and contact information on your profile. If you are an entity, you will ensure that your employees and other users authorized by us to access the Services on your behalf also use their real names and contact information;
  3. Use the Services in a professional manner; and
  4. Comply with all applicable laws, including, without limitation, privacy laws, intellectual property laws, anti-spam laws, export control laws, tax laws, and regulatory requirements.
You agree that you will not:
  1. Create a false identity on the Services, misrepresent your identity or impersonate someone else, create a profile for anyone other than you, or use or attempt to use another account;
  2. Provide access to your Account to any other party;
  3. Develop, support or use software, devices, scripts, robots, or any other means or processes (including crawlers, organized teams of humans, browser plugins and add-ons, or any other technology) to scrape the Services or otherwise copy profiles and other data from the Services;
  4. Introduce into the Services or otherwise expose the Services to any software viruses, worms, or any other malicious or harmful code;
  5. Use bots or other automated methods to access the Services, add or download contacts, send or redirect messages;
  6. Override any security feature or bypass or circumvent any access controls or use limits of the Service
    (such as caps on keyword searches, API access limitations, or limits on profile views);
  7. Interfere with the operation of, or place an unreasonable load on, the Services (e.g., spam, denial of service attack, viruses, gaming algorithms);
  8. Process any content (including Your Data) through the Services to: (a) negatively impact the performance of the Services or of the technology and resources that we use to deliver the Services, (b) consume a disproportionate amount of computational power, data storage or data communication volume, or (c) make a disproportionate number of calls to any particular API;
  9. Hack any aspect of the Services, or otherwise seek to obtain access to any aspect of the Services that you have not been expressly authorized by us to access; or
  10. Copy, use, disclose or distribute the Services, in whole or in part, or any information obtained from the Services, whether directly or indirectly, or in any way use the Services except as expressly authorized;
  11. Disclose information that you do not have the consent to disclose (such as confidential information of others (including of your employer if you are an individual));
  12. Violate the intellectual property rights of us or any third parties, including copyrights, patents, trademarks, trade secrets, or other proprietary rights, including, without limitation, (a) copying or distributing our documentation or other materials, (b) copying or distributing technology, unless it is released under open-source licenses; and (c) using our trademarks, logos or brands except as permitted by us in writing;
  13. State that you are affiliated with or endorsed by us without our express consent;
  14. Rent, lease, loan, trade, sell, resell, sublicense, copy, replicate, or otherwise monetize any aspect of the Services or any data made available through the Services (other than Your Data) without our consent;
  15. Deep-link to our Services for any purpose, other than to promote your profile on our Services, without our consent;
  16. Monitor or evaluate the availability, performance or functionality of the Services for any competitive purpose, or perform or assist any other party to perform any benchmarking on the Services;
  17. Engage in “framing,” “mirroring,” or otherwise simulate, overlay, or modify the Services or the appearance or function of the Services (such as by inserting elements into the Services or removing, covering, or obscuring an advertisement included on the Services);
  18. Upload to the Services or otherwise process through the Services (a) any information, software, or content which is not legally yours without permission from the owner or the respective intellectual property rights, or (b) any information that is illegal, fraudulent, defamatory, infringing, obscene, pornographic, profane, threatening, abusive, hateful, harassing, offensive, inappropriate or objectionable information or communications of any kind, including without limitation conduct that would encourage “flaming” others, or criminal or civil liability under any local, state, federal or foreign law;
  19. Offer or otherwise facilitate through the Services any investment opportunities, solicitations, chain letters, pyramid schemes, other unsolicited commercial communication or engage in spamming or flooding;
  20. Make the Services available on any file-sharing or application hosting service;
  21. Post links to third-party websites or services through the Services, unless such links are reasonably relevant to content that you are expressly allowed to process through the Services and you are posting them in good faith. For example, you must not post links to third party website if your intent is reasonably calculated to generate Search Engine Optimization (SEO) value for that other website and to drive traffic to that website, but you may post such links if you are referencing in good faith a third party publication reasonably relevant to content (e.g., a permissible review) that is properly posted within the Services. We reserve the right to edit or remove any content, and to edit, remove or redirect any link posted by you or any other user within the Services. If we reasonably believe you have violated this AUP, we may suspend or terminate your access to the Services with or without notice to you.