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Anti-Spam Policy

Effective Date: February 6, 2012

Email and Prohibited Content

Your use of Saltmines website and services is subject to this policy. If you are found to be in violation of our policies at any time, as determined by Saltmines in its sole discretion, we may warn you, or suspend or terminate your account. Please note that, in accordance with the Saltmines Terms of Use, we may change this policy at any time. It is your responsibility to keep up-to-date with and comply with this policy.

Email Requirements

Saltmines has a zero-tolerance spam policy. This means that all email recipients must have opted in to, or otherwise validly consented to, receiving communications from you, the sender. Subscriber accounts may be terminated for sending unsolicited email messages.

Email messages sent in connection with Saltmines must contain an “unsubscribe” link that allows subscribers to remove themselves from your email messages. You acknowledge and agree that you will not hide, disable, or remove or attempt to hide, disable, or remove the opt-out link from the email invitation. You will actively manage and process unsubscribe requests received by you directly within ten days of submission, and update your email lists and address books to reflect the unsubscribe requests.

You are responsible for ensuring that the email messages you send in connection with your emails do not generate a number of spam complaints or bounce rates in excess of industry standards. If Saltmines determines that your level of spam complaints or bounce rate is higher than industry standards, Saltmines, at its sole discretion, has the right to suspend or terminate your use of its website and services. If you receive low response rates, high abuse rates or high bounce rates, we may request additional information regarding your mailing lists to investigate and attempt to resolve the problem, or in some cases we may suspend or remove email privileges on your account.

Email Restrictions

  • We prohibit the use of third-party, purchased, or rented mailing lists unless
    you are able to provide proof that individuals on the list have opted-in to
    receiving emails of the type you will be sending them.
  • You must not send unsolicited mail to newsgroups, message boards, distribution lists, or email addresses.
  • You must not utilize a mail to send any commercial electronic mail messages (as defined in the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003) to any recipient who has opted out, unsubscribed, or otherwise objected to receiving such messages from you or another party on whose behalf you may be commissioned. If you intend on sending commercial emails, you should familiarize yourself with the CAN-SPAM Act, which outlines requirements under United States law for sending out such emails, and any other applicable anti-spam laws.

Reporting Spam

If you suspect that Saltmines has been used by someone to send spam, please contact us immediately at [email protected] and we will investigate the matter.