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Acceptable Use/Code of Conduct

Please read our Acceptable Use/ Code of Conduct carefully.

Abusing and Disrupting the Services

  • Don’t probe, scan or test the weaknesses of any system or network.

  • Don’t breach or otherwise bypass any security or authentication measures.

  • Don’t access, tamper with or use nonpublic areas of the Services, or areas of the Services to which you have not been invited.

  • Don’t interfere with or disrupt any user, host or network, for example by distributing harmful programs or apps or overloading, flooding or mail bombing any part of the Services.

  • Don’t take apart, decompile or reverse engineer any part of the Services.

  • Don’t access, search or create accounts for the Services by any means other than our publicly supported interfaces (for example, do not scrape, spider or crawl)

  • Don’t take any action that creates an unreasonable (as determined by us) load on systems or the systems of our providers.

  • Don’t provide your password to any other person, use any other person’s username and password, or otherwise manage the Services through shared credentials.

  • Don’t upload, transmit, or distribute to or through the Services any computer viruses, worms, or any software meant to damage or change a computer system or data.

Spamming and Phishing

  • Don’t send spam or other unsolicited communications, promotions or advertisements.

  • Don’t send altered, deceptive or false source-identifying information, including phishing or spoofing.

Lying to and Pretending to be Others

  • Don’t do or post anything that's fake or misleading.

  • Don’t pretend to be another person, company or entity.


  • Don’t sell the Services unless specifically approved in writing by Stride to do so or publish or use the Services on any network or system other than those we provide to you or to your school.

Infringing, Misappropriating and Violating Rights

  • Don’t infringe or misappropriate anyone’s copyright, trademark, trade secret, patent or other intellectual property rights.

  • Don’t violate anyone’s privacy or publicity rights.

  • Don’t harvest, collect, gather or put together information or data related to other users, including e-mail addresses, without their permission.

Harming Others

  • Don’t do or post anything threatening, harassing, abusive, excessively violent, offensive, harmful, defamatory, sexually explicit, pornographic, or obscene.

  • Don’t promote bigotry, violence, property damage or hatred against any person or group based on their race, ethnicity, nationality, religion, gender, gender identity, sexual preference, age, disability or any other category that is protected by law.

  • Don’t bully anyone.

Breaking the Law

  • Don’t use the Services in violation of any US export controls, rules or sanctions.

  • Don’t do anything that otherwise violates the law, including all local laws about online conduct and acceptable content.

  • Don’t provide material support or resources to any organization named by the United States government as a foreign terrorist organization.

  • Do not use the Services if you are 1) located in, under the control of, or a national or resident of any country to which the U.S. has embargoed goods or (2) a person on the U.S. Treasury Department’s list of Specially Designated Nationals or the U.S. Commerce Department’s Table of Deny Orders.

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