Spam is absolutely prohibited by Webmation E-mailer.
Webmation the provider of the Webmation E-mailer system suite of
email marketing tools, along with Webmation partners and affiliates
who make Webmation E-mailer system available to their customers,
support ONLY permission-based email marketing practices. In this
regard, Webmation E-mailer has implemented some of the strictest
policies in the email industry and supporting procedures that:
- Help prevent the Webmation E-mailer system from being used for the purpose of unsolicited email campaigns.
- Encourage permission-based marketing.
- Respond to all complaints suggesting the Webmation E-mailer system has been used as a vehicle to send unsolicited email.
Webmation E-mailer actively monitors import lists
and outgoing emails for suspiciously large intended or actual broadcasts.
Any customer found to be using Webmation E-mailer for Spam is subject
to being permanently barred from ever using the Webmation E-mailer
(or any of our Partners', affiliates' and/or ISPs') systems.
Spam is unsolicited commercial email, junk mail
or bulk mail that has not been requested by the recipient. In addition
to wasting valuable resources and time, it is intrusive, irrelevant
and often offensive, Typically, spam emails do not contain an option
to unsubscribe from the mailing list. Spam is the opposite of permission-based
emails — those that are anticipated, personal, relevant and
often associated with a "pre-existing business or personal
Preventing Unsolicited Emails Via Webmation E-mailer system
Users of the Webmation E-mailer system must abide
by a strictly enforced End User License Agreement. Under this agreement,
the user promises to not abuse the Webmation E-mailer system or
to send spam. User specifically agrees not to send unsolicited
bulk email, for commercial or non-commercial purposes (unsolicited
bulk email is defined as email sent to more than 10 individuals
without their permission). The agreement also includes such provisions
User agrees not to post, upload or otherwise transmit:
- any content related to inappropriate subject
- any content that is unlawful, harmful, threatening,
abusive, harassing, tortious, defamatory, vulgar, obscene, libelous,
invasive of another's privacy, hateful, or racially, ethnically
or otherwise objectionable;
- any content that you do not have a right to
post and transmit under any law or contractual/fiduciary relationships;
- any content, such that such posting, uploading,
or transmission constitutes the infringement of any patent, trademark,
trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights of any party;
- any materials that contain software viruses
or any other computer code, files or programs designed to interrupt,
destroy or limit the functionality of any computer software or
hardware or telecommunications equipment;
- any materials which imposes an unreasonable
large load on our infrastructure;
- any content that is harmful to minors;
- content that intentionally or unintentionally
violates any applicable local, state, national or international
law, including, but not limited to, regulations promulgated by
the U.S. Securities Exchange Commission, any rules of national
or other securities exchange, including without limitation, the
New York Stock Exchange, the American Stock Exchange or the NASDAQ,
and any regulations having the force of law;
- content that is misleading or impersonates
any person or entity or falsely states or otherwise misrepresents
your affiliation with a person or entity;
- content with manipulated, or forged identifiers;
- content promoting harm or providing instructional
information about illegal activities;
With regard to email campaigns, all users of Webmation
E-mailer must also accept that an unsubscribe option will be automatically
appended to every email sent to more than 100 people via the Webmation
E-mailer system. This is mandatory. When the unsubscribe option
is requested by an email recipient, Webmation
E-mailer system automatically suppresses emails to that email address in future
campaigns. This suppression feature is also mandatory.
In the event that a Webmation E-mailer system
User violates any one of our usage rules, or for any other reason
deemed appropriate by Webmation E-mailer, Webmation E-mailer reserves
the right to suspend or terminate, without notice, access to the
Webmation E-mailer system User's account and all related data.
We rely on feedback from various governmental and industry sources,
a network of the leading ISP's in the world and millions of email
recipients to assist in our policing against spam.
Webmation E-mailer offers frees tools to encourage
Webmation E-mailer system Users to create and manage "opt-in" (and
double opt-in) lists of contacts. By building and using an "opt-in" (and
double opt-in) lists, Webmation E-mailer system Users can be certain
that they are sending emails to recipients that have expressly
given their permission to do so.
Recommended Action — Unsolicited Email Complaints
If a complaint is received by Webmation E-mailer regarding alleged unsolicited
emails being sent from our system tools, an immediate investigation is undertaken.
Warning — The Webmation E-mailer system User
is notified that an unsolicited
email complaint has been lodged against them and a demand is issued to "show
proof" that the complainant opted in to the User's list. The User is reminded
of the terms they accepted in the End User License Agreement (including possible
legal ramifications if the user has is guilty of spamming). In addition, the
complainant's email address is automatically tagged as "unsubscribed" if
the complainant did unsubscribe--so no further emails are sent to the complainant.
The User is also required to manually remove the complainant's email address
from their contact list if the complainant did not unsubscribe.
Termination — If Webmation E-mailer has ANY reason
to believe the User, despite the warnings, is or will continue
to send unsolicited bulk email to more than 10 individuals without
their permission, or any complainant who has previously unsubscribed,
the User's Webmation E-mailer account privileges are subject to
Think You've Been Spammed?
- Immediately unsubscribe using the "unsubscribe" link at the bottom of the email.
- Forward the unsolicited email to firstname.lastname@example.org and
provide any other information that you believe may help us in
- Webmation E-mailer and Webmation E-mailer partners
take permission marketing very seriously. Thank you for reviewing
our Anti-Spam Policy.
Many spam complaints are registered with anti-spam
agencies. We fully support the efforts of agencies working to responsibly
curtail the sending of unsolicited commercial email. However, if
an individual opted-in to receive a Webmation
E-mailer and then falsely and/or maliciously files a spam complaint against
Webmation E-mailer, we will cooperate fully with appropriate agencies to ban
the user from further use of anti-spam software and community.
Webmation reserves the right to modify this policy
at any time.