Definition of SPAM
SPAM is legally defined as “unsolicited commercial email”. Example: if you signed up for a newsletter, a product or service from SMMU then the emails you receive from SMMU are legally solicited by you and therefore by legal definition NOT SPAM and protect SMMU under the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 (15 U.S.C. ch. 103, Public Law No. 108-187). Receiving an email that you do not like does not make it SPAM.
Social Media Marketing University strictly forbids the use of our service in unsolicited commercial email (UCE) or SPAM campaigns. We maintain a Zero-Tolerance policy against SPAM, be it direct, third party or any affiliate or similar agent acting on the account holder’s behalf.
If you have received an unsolicited e-mail from Marketing University user, we want to know. Send any inquiries to [email protected] and please include the entire original message, including the full headers of the spam that you received. Our team will ensure that the problem is dealt with, and that your privacy is assured.
We consider the following to be a violation of this policy:
1. Sending electronic communications to any contact without their express consent or a provable established business relationship.
2. Disguising or otherwise obfuscating the nature of any URL or link from our system, or the purpose of any email sent through our service.
3. Using any SocialMediaMarketingUniversity.com URL in any UCE from any source.
4. Sending UCE through SocialMediaMarketingUniversity.com, or any third party, that directs the recipient to any website that links to SocialMediaMarketingUniversity.com, utilizes any of our services, or contains any URL relating back to the domains used by SocialMediaMarketingUniversity.com.
5. Spamming, or otherwise flooding newsgroups and forums with posts including any of our links or URLs, or posting links to any site that utilizes or references SocialMediaMarketingUniversity.com.
Any user found to be involved in a SPAM/UCE campaign, involving the services provided by SocialMediaMarketingUniversity.com in any capacity, including flooding newsgroups, distributing messages to recipients that have not specifically requested the information, or any other abuse of our system contravening CAN SPAM UCE legislation will be met as follows:
1. The account will be closed immediately, without burden of notice or compensation.
2. A US $500.00 administration fee will be incurred against the offending client.
4. All information contained within your account will be forfeit, with no consideration of retrieval.