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OCPA-Info Email List Rules

The Orlando Chinese Professionals Association Group Electronic Mail Policy

Definitions

Electronic mail system - A computer software application that allows electronic messages to be communicated from one computer to another.?

Electronic mail (email)- Any message, form, attachment, or other communication sent, received, or stored within an electronic mail system.

Purpose:

OCPA Board maintains electronic mail group services for the purpose of enhancing coordination and maintaining effective communications in support of the missions of The OCPA.

Prohibited Activities:

The following activities are prohibited by OCPA policy:

Do not send email that is intimidating or harassing.?

Do not use email for conducting a personal business.

Do not use email for purposes of political lobbying or campaigning.

Do not violate copyright laws by inappropriately distributing protected works.

Do not pose as anyone other than oneself when sending email, except when authorized to send messages for another when serving in OCPA Board administrative support role.

The following activities are prohibited because they impede the functioning of network communications and the efficient operations of electronic mail systems:

Do not send or forward chain letters.

Do not send unsolicited messages to members except as required to conduct OCPA business.

Do not send excessively large messages.?

Do not send or forward email that is likely to contain computer viruses.

Prohibited activities identified in this section are not all inclusive.? OCPA board has the right to define the violation of the specific email policy.? OCPA group electronic mail must never be used in a manner that violates Yahoo email group System policy, state law or federal law.?

Appropriate disciplinary action will be taken for misuse of OCPA group email System resources by the OCPA Board of Directors.

Electronic Mail Administration

The OCPA Board administers an electronic mail group available for use by all subscribed members and friends.

Policy Details

Our group email is a forum for sharing information. We want to provide a forum that will be an educational and enjoyable experience for all of our subscribed members and friends. By participating in our group email you are agreeing to comply with our rules and policies.

Use of Content

By providing content to our group email system, you have granted OCPA unrestricted use of that material including your name and hometown. We reserve the right to modify, reproduce and distribute materials posted to our group email services.

Children Under 13

We are concerned with children's privacy. Under federal law children under 13 years old may not participate in our discussion groups.

Jurisdiction

This site is controlled and operated by Yahoo. Inc. Those who choose to access our site from other locations do so on their own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Enter at Your Own Risk

This service is provided as-is; without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including accuracy, fitness for a particular purpose, reliability, or availability. You are responsible for any use of our service through your account

Your Opinions are not Necessarily Our Opinions

Information contributed to our Discussion Groups and other online services represents the views of the person posting the message and is not necessarily endorsed by OCPA.

Keep It Clean

Please do not place any material on our group email that could be considered offensive, indecent, abusive, hateful, harassing, libelous or unlawful.? Our audience tends to be family-oriented (including minors), and we have the right, but not the obligation, to remove, edit, or relocate any content that we feel violates the standards of our organization.

Be Original

Information that you place on our group email must be your own original content. You are responsible for assuring that any material (text, images, multimedia) you provide does not violate, plagiarize or infringe upon the right of any third party, including copyright, trademark or proprietary rights. If non-original content is included in your posting, you must obtain permission from the content owner and provide due credit.