The management of List Wire, a division of Internet Marketing Aces, LLC., does not
tolerate SPAM or UCE ( Unsolicited Commercial Email ) to any degree. All clients are
required to read and abide by this policy. Ignorance, "not understanding" or "not
knowing" our policies will not be accepted as an excuse for violation.
Any member found to be in violation of our policies will be immediately
removed from our system, will forfeit all monies due from the List Wire
affiliate program, will not be eligible for a refund, and will not be allowed to join
List Wire or any List Wire or Internet Marketing Aces, LLC affiliated website at any
point in the future. We may also release your account details to your ISP, hosting
company, or other service providers referenced by the spam.
Members may not promote List Wire, or use the Company name, trade names,
logos, or copyrighted material, in any unauthorized manner.
Members may not SPAM or send unsolicited emails that advertise, direct,
redirect or lead either directly or indirectly to any List Wire related
URL, email address, or marketing material including, but not limited to, the List Wire
member websites, any personally owned websites, any third-party websites, or any other
medium that may lead a person or business to a List Wire website.
In addition to unsolicited email, our policy prohibits advertising in Usenet
Newsgroups, forums, message board systems or any other system that does not
expressly state that advertising is acceptable. Advertising in, or abuse of
chat rooms, buddy lists, ICQ, MIRC, ICQ, AOL, MSN, or any
similar online communication system will not be allowed unless the advertising is
within the guidelines allowable by the service provider.
Ignorance of the policies of any third-party service will not be accepted as an excuse.
All List Wire members are responsible for abiding by the terms and policies of each
venue in regard to advertising.
If we receive a complaint from any business or individual we may suspend your
account immediately and without prior notice. At that point, the complaint will be
immediately researched within 72 hours to determine its validity. If the member is
found to be in violation of our policies, we will terminate the account
immediately and without warning. If the complaint is found to be invalid, the member's
access will be reinstated.
Anyone who uses List Wire resources, web sites, mail servers, website
addresses, or personalized web address for the practice of spamming, will be liable
for any expenses incurred by us to reverse any actions taken by our ISP or
other services as a result of said spamming.
Safe List Members
If you are a member of a safe list or opt-in list, you may send email to the
members of that list, ONLY if you have permission to do so.
All legitimate safe list owners provide a disclaimer for you to use that
identifies email sent to others on the safe list that the email they are
receiving is due to the safe list membership. If you do not include this
disclaimer, even if you forget, you will get SPAM complaints and we will have
take action. Forgetfulness is not an excuse.
Personal List Members
If you have a list of people with whom you have previously received permission
to send or swap advertisements, and have valid proof of this, you may send them
an email ad at your own risk. If you are unsure whether or not you have
permission, do not send any advertisements.
If you do receive permission to send solicitations to someone, make sure you
keep a copy of that permission as you may later need it for proof.
You may not use an List Wire autoresponder address as the "From:"
or "Reply-To:" email address, or an email address that redirects or
forwards to an List Wire autoresponder address in any outgoing headers. Use of an
List Wire address in this, or any other part of the headers of any outgoing email
not originating through our servers will is not acceptable.
FFA Link Confirmation Emails
If you have an FFA links page, you may not advertise List Wire in your
"link confirmation email." for any reason. You may not use a List Wire
autoresponder address, tracking URL, or any other List Wire related service in
conjunction with FFA pages. FFA pages are too easily abused to be an allowable
Replying to SPAM or Other Email Advertisements
You may not send a solicitation or advertisement to people or businesses just
because they sent one to you. SPAM from others is not considered permission to
SPAM them back. Receiving an email from someone does not constitute a previous
business relationship, "opting in", or consent to send future messages.
Lists Purchased From Outside Vendors
You may NOT purchase a list from any outside vendor under any circumstances.
This includes, but is not limited to, co-registration lists, surveyed lists,
lead discs, or any other source.
You may NOT post your ad to newsgroupsto solicit subscribers. You may also not post
or make mention of any List Wire autoresponder or email address in a newsgroup posting
because the newsgroups are frequently harvested.
You may NOT send any email that includes a disclaimer. If we receive a
complaint on an offending email includes that includes any of these statements,
your account will be terminated without investigation.
"This is not SPAM. This ad is being sent in compliance with Senate bill
1618, Title 3, section 301."
"You are receiving this email because you are either on a safe list, you
posted to my FFA page, or you have sent me an ad."
"You are receiving this email because I heard you were interested in
These are just a few examples of unacceptable disclaimers, and this list is
by no means exhaustive.
List Wire makes use of "spam-trap"
addresses. These email addresses are posted to newsgroups, message boards,
classified systems, and in various other locations around the Internet. If
any email referencing List Wire in any way is sent to any of our "spam-trap"
addresses, the sending account will be terminated immediately and without investigation.
Harvesting for email addresses is strictly prohibited, don't do it.
List Wire also makes use of several internal monitoring systems
to prevent abuse. If your acccount is flagged by one of our internal monitoring systems,
it may be terminated.
These terms and policies are non-negotiable, and may be updated at any time. If
an update is made to our policies, notification of the changes will be posted to
our online message board system. It is your responsibility as one of our members
to check the message boards for notification of any changes in policy.
List Wire is the final decision maker as to what qualifies as a violation
of our policiy. Our decisions are final, and not open for debate unless you can
provide legitimate and verifiable documentation proving that the decision of
List Wire was incorrect.
We will not put the safety, productivity, or reputation of List Wire or
its members in jeopardy due to abuse committed by an individual or group of
Our system is based strictly on permission based marketing, and
relies on our members to ensure and uphold the standards and policies outlined
in this document.