Acceptable Use Policy

Our goal at Vend is to help retailers thrive. We do this by providing sophisticated services that operate smoothly and without disruption, and an environment that is conducive to good commerce generally. This Acceptable Use Policy (“Policy”) sets out examples of activity that may hinder our ability to effectively provide our services, or is otherwise contrary to our values, and is therefore prohibited.

  1. Unlawful: You must not use our services in any unlawful, deceptive, exploitative, or fraudulent manner, or for any such purpose.
  2. Claims: You must not make claims (whether medical, scientific or otherwise) that are factually incorrect and unsupported by documented evidence.
  3. Objectionable material: You must not disclose or distribute any material that is offensive, defamatory, harassing, threatening, hateful, discriminatory, promoting of self-harm, or is otherwise objectionable.
  4. Child exploitation: You must not disclose or distribute any material that exploits children in any manner whatsoever.
  5. Personal information: You must not disclose or distribute any material that contains personal, sensitive, or confidential information without the express consent of the data subject, and you must not disclose or distribute any material that contains Protected Health Information (as defined under the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act) or any similar information protected by any other applicable law.
  6. Intellectual property: You must not infringe our intellectual property rights or those of any third party.
  7. Data collection: You must not collect or harvest data from our services or systems, or attempt to decipher any transmissions to or from the servers running our services.
  8. Interference: You must not use our services in a way that could damage, disable, overburden, impair or compromise our systems or security (including those of our third party providers), or interfere with other users. This includes the use of bots to access and use our services, and other unapproved automation.
  9. Spam: You must not use our services to transmit unsolicited commercial electronic messages.
  10. Firearms: You must not offer for sale illegal firearms or any parts or components that, when used with a legal firearm, would be illegal.
  11. Terrorism: You must not disclose or distribute any material that promotes terrorism.

We reserve the right to, at any time and without notice, take action (including the removal of any material or users, or the suspension or termination of your account) in respect of any activity we feel is inconsistent with this Policy, even if that activity is not specifically mentioned above or is outside of your use of our services. We reserve the right to update this Policy at any time.