Anti-Spam Policy

Updated: June 11, 2018

SimpleCert prohibits the use of our products and services in any manner associated with the transmission, distribution, and delivery of spam. Any customer found to be using SimpleCert products for sending unsolicited commercial email (spam) will be found in violation of this anti-spam policy and our Terms of Service. Consequences for violation of this policy include immediate account termination as well as liability for civil, criminal or administrative penalties and damages.

As a user of SimpleCert, you agree to import, access or otherwise use only certification and email lists in connection with the Site and the Service for which all listed parties have expressly consented to receive correspondence from you. In your use of the Site or the Service, you shall represent yourself or your organization accurately and will not impersonate any other person, whether actual or fictitious. You agree that you are the sole or designated “sender” (as such term is defined in the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and any rules or regulations adopted under such act (the “CAN-SPAM Act”) and received consent using clear, affirmative action to send emails in compliance with GDPR regulations that) of any notification emails sent by you using the Site or the Service. Similarly, for messages sent to Canadian email accounts, you are the sole person sending or causing or permitting the message to be sent by you using the Site or the Service (within the meaning of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, S.C. 2010, c. 23 (“Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation”)).

You agree that you shall not utilize the Site or the Service to send any message the primary purpose of which is the commercial advertisement or promotion of a commercial product or service (including content on an Internet website operated for a commercial purpose) (a “commercial electronic mail message” as defined in the CAN-SPAM Act or Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, or GDPR regulations) to any person who has opted out or otherwise objected to receiving such messages from you or another sender on whose behalf you may be acting.

What Is Spam?

Spam is unsolicited email also known as UCE (Unsolicited Commercial Email). In compliance with the U.S. CAN-SPAM Act, Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation, and the European Union GDPR regulations, SimpleCert prohibits the following:

  • Emails sent with invalid or forged header
  • Use of SimpleCert’s or another third party’s domain name or equipment to transmit email without the express consent from that third party
  • Inclusion of URLs hosted by SimpleCert
  • Subject lines containing false or misleading information
  • The use of harvested mailing lists or any list where the recipient has not given their prior consent, or given you their express consent or approval to receive emails from you
  • Any other means of deceptive addressing and misrepresentation
  • Interfering with any other party’s use and enjoyment of the services and products offered by SimpleCert

Anti-Spam Legislation, International Use

In recognition of the global nature of the Internet, SimpleCert must be used in compliance with all local rules where you reside, or your organization is located regarding online activities, email and use of the Site and the Services. Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, you agree to comply with all applicable Anti-Spam Legislation and laws regarding the transmission of technical data exported to or from the United States or the country in which you reside. The Site and the Services are controlled and operated from our offices within the United States and we make no representation that the Site or the Services are appropriate or available for use in other locations. Those who access the Site or the Services from other locations do so at their own initiative and risk and are fully responsible for compliance with all applicable laws in those locations. We do not offer the Site or the Services where prohibited by law.

How to Notify Us

If you’ve received unsolicited email from one of our users, please notify us immediately at abuse@simplecert.net. If SimpleCert finds unauthorized or improper use, we may, without notice, take such action in our sole discretion, including blocking messages from a particular Internet domain, mail server or IP address as well as terminating any account found in violation of this policy.