GCR Online Acceptable Use Policy

If you have any questions that fall outside of the subjects covered, please feel free to contact our staff at your convenience for further clarification.


Users of GCR Online agree to abide by this acceptable use policy by continued use of the system and by their subscription to the system.

Acceptable Use Policy

GCR Online is not responsible for:

    1. any long distance or toll charges that appear on your telephone bill from dialing up to GCR Online for internet access or otherwise.
    2. any changes that are made to your computer while you have internet service with GCR Online. This includes any software that is downloaded from the internet and installed that causes problems with your PC, any files that are downloaded that cause problems, or any viruses that you receive on your computer, either through e-mail or downloading files from the internet.
    3. problems with or failures of transactions that are made and/or requested over the internet that have time restraints. Such transactions include stock trades, bank transactions, etc.
    4. problems with or failures of third-party web sites that are not under the control of GCR Online. Such web sites include Yahoo, E-Bay, etc.
    5. any violations of local, state, national, or international laws that are broken by you, the user, while using our service, either by e-mail, posting to a website, uploading files, posting in a chat room, or any other means of electronic transportation through GCR Online.
    6. any violations of copyright, restriction, or trademark infringements, such as the use of a copyrighted pictures on your website.
    7. any charges or legal issues that come from pirated (illegal) software that the user obtains from the internet through a connection to GCR Online.
    8. any harm to minors. This includes threatening e-mails, calls, talks through a chat room, or any other such chat program such as AOLís Instant Messenger or ICQ, that in any way threaten or invade the privacy of other users of either GCR Online or any other internet service.
    9. any misrepresentation of yourself to someone else that results in charges or lawsuits for impersonation or misrepresentation of yourself to another user either through e-mail, web pages, chat rooms, or any other such chat programs such as AOLís Instant Messenger or ICQ.
    10. any unauthorized access that you, the user, does while connected to GCR Online internet service. This includes any attempt to "hack" or break into either another personal computer that is connected to GCR Online or any other computer that is connected to the internet through any other service. Any discovery of this by GCR Online will result in immediate cancellation of service to that.
    11. any legal issues that arise from you, the user, attempting to collect personal data from someone online, either through e-mail, web pages, chat rooms, or any other such chat programs such as AOLís Instant Messenger or ICQ.
    12. any legal issues that arise from fraudulent activity, such as selling items or services on-line, or the use of "pyramid schemes" for financial gain, etc.


Unsolicited Emailing "SPAM"

GCR Online will investigate complaints regarding e-mail and may, in its sole discretion, take action based on the rules below. If an e-mail message is found to violate one of the policies below, or to contain unlawful material, as described in other sections of this policy, GCR Online may take action as outlined.

  1. GCR Online account-holders may not send e-mail to any user who does not wish to receive it, either at GCR Online or elsewhere. GCR Online recognizes that e-mail is an informal medium; however, account-holders must refrain from sending further e-mail to a user after receiving a request to stop.
  2. Unsolicited advertising mailings, whether commercial or informational, are strictly prohibited. GCR Online account-holders may send advertising material only to addresses, which have specifically requested it. GCR Online will not forward mail of accounts terminated for bulk mailing or unsolicited advertising.
  3. Chain letters are unsolicited by definition and may not be propagated using GCR Online services.
  4. GCR Online account-holders may not send, propagate, or reply to "mail-bombs". Mail-bombing is defined as either e-mailing copies of a single message to many account-holders, or sending large or multiple files or messages to a single user with malicious intent.
  5. GCR Online account-holders may not alter the headers of e-mail messages to conceal their e-mail address or to prevent account-holders from responding to messages.
  6. GCR Online Users may not use programs or services to try to hide, mask, redirect, or in any way cause their email identity to be anonymous.
  7. Violations of the GCR Online policies outlined in this document can sometimes result in massive numbers of e-mail responses. If a GCR Online account-holder receives so much e-mail that GCR Online resources are affected, GCR Online staff may shut down the account-holders mailbox.
  8. Any customer (Personal or Commercial) violating GCR Online anti-spam policy will be billed a minimum of $100.00 per hour, minimum 1 hour, for any work incurred by our support, help-desk, system administration or legal personnel as a result of this activity. There will be NO exceptions, and it is our policy in such instances to employ aggressive collection procedures, including litigation if required.


Subscription Requirements and Payment Options

Subscription Requirements

Payment Options

  1. Standard billing of $20 per month, $40 per two months, and $60 per quarter.
  2. Bank Draft, in which the money is drawn out of a checking account on the 7th day of each month, or the first business day after. These rates are $18 per month, $36 per two months, and $54 per quarter.
  3. Yearly billing. Under this option, the customer pays $192 per year.

If you are currently using GCR Online and do not agree to any one of these terms and conditions of above, then you need to contact GCR Online and disconnect your service immediately.


G C R   O n l i n e
P.O. Box 511
South Boston, VA 24592
Phone (434) 572-1765
Toll Free (800) 239-8670
Fax (434) 572-1981

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