Fair use policy


  1. Our Fair Use Policy applies to services which are stated to be subject to the Fair Use Policy (“Fair Use Services”).
  2. Our Fair Use Policy is intended to ensure:
  3. the availability of our Services to all eligible Core dna Customers; and
  4. that the Fair Use Services are not used in an unreasonable manner.
  5. We reserve the right to vary the terms of this Fair Use Policy from time to time.
  6. We may rely on the Fair Use Policy where your usage of the Fair Use Services is unreasonable, as defined below.
  7. Unless otherwise indicated, capitalised terms used in this Fair Use Policy have the meanings given to them in our agreement with you.

Unreasonable Use

1. It is unreasonable use of a Fair Use Service where your use of the service is reasonably considered by Core dna to:

  1. be fraudulent;
  2. involve a non-ordinary use;
  3. cause significant network congestion, disruption or otherwise adversely affect the Core dna network, a supplier’s network; or
  4. adversely affect another person’s use of or access to the Fair Use Services, the Core dna network or a supplier’s network.

2. Without limitation:

  1. Fraudulent use includes resupplying or reselling a service without Core dna’s written consent so that someone else may access, use or commercially exploit a Fair Use Service;
  2. Non-ordinary use includes:
  3. usage to menace, harass or injure any person or damage anything;
  4. usage in connection with an infringement or committing an offence against any law, standard or code; or
  5. any other activity which would not be reasonably regarded as ordinary use in relation to the Fair Use Service.

Excess Use

1. Excess Use is defined as:

  1. When a Customer has more than a total of 50GB Network Storage within any 30 day calendar period;
  2. When a Customer has more than a total of 1,000,000 Registered Users within any 30 day calendar period.

Our Rights

1. If we consider your use of the Fair Use Services is unreasonable, we may, at our sole discretion, without telling you before we do so:

  1. suspend or limit the Service (or any feature of it) in accordance with our agreement with you; and/or
  2. terminate the Service in accordance with our agreement with you.

2. This policy is supplementary to and does not limit any of Core dna’s rights.