Acceptable Use Policy

Last updated: 3 June 2021

This acceptable use policy (the “AUP”) describes the acceptable use of and access by you (the “User”) to this Deloitte platform (the “Services”) offered by Deloitte and its subcontractors to its clients (each a “Client”), who has granted User access to the Services. By accessing or using the Services, User agrees to the terms of this AUP. If User violates this AUP or authorizes or helps others to do so, Deloitte may suspend or terminate User’s access to or use of the Services. 

User may not use Services to transmit, distribute, or store material in a manner that:


1.1. Violates any local, state, national, foreign, or international statute, regulation, rule, order, treaty, or other law (each a “Law” and jointly “Laws”);


1.2. Violates the terms of this AUP;

User may not use Services to transmit, distribute, or store material in a manner that:


2.1. Is abusive, deceptive, pornographic, obscene, defamatory, slanderous, offensive, or otherwise inappropriate;

2.2. Violates or otherwise encroaches on the rights of others, including, but not limited to, infringing or misappropriating any privacy, intellectual property, proprietary right of another;

2.3. Advocates or induces illegal activity;

2.4. Stalks, harasses, or harms anyone, including minors;

2.5. Impersonates any person or entity or otherwise misrepresents Client's affiliation with a person or entity;

User may not use Services to transmit, distribute, or store material in a manner that:


3.1. Modifies, alters, tampers with, repairs, or otherwise creates derivative works of any software included in the Services;

3.2. Except as allowed by mandatory applicable Law, reverse engineers, disassembles, or decompiles the Infrastructure or Services or software included in the Services;

3.3. Accesses or uses the Services in a way intended to avoid incurring fees or exceeding usage limits or quotas;

3.4. Interferes with or adversely affects the Services or use of the Services by other users;

3.5. Uses any high volume automated means (including robots, spiders, scripts or similar data gathering or extraction methods) to access the Services and any other accounts, computer systems, or networks connected to the Services (each a “System”);

3.6. Connects to any users, hosts, or networks where Client does not have permission to communicate with such users, hosts, or networks, including, but not limited to:

  • Monitors or crawls a System so that such System is impaired or disrupted;
  • Conducts denial of service attacks;
  • Intentionally interferes with the proper functioning of any System, including any deliberate attempt to overload a System by any means;
  • Operates network services like open proxies, open mail relays, or open recursive domain name servers;
  • Uses means (manual or electronic) to avoid any use limitations placed on a System, such as access and storage restrictions;

3.7. Distributes, publishes, sends, or facilitates unsolicited mass e-mailings, promotions, advertising, or solicitations, including commercial advertising and informational announcements;

3.8. Alters or obscures mail headers or assume a sender's identity without the sender's explicit permission; or

Deloitte has no responsibility for any material or information, other than material or information provided by Deloitte, created, stored, maintained, transmitted, or accessible on or through the Services and is not obligated to monitor or exercise any editorial control over such material.

While not obligated to perform investigations, Deloitte may:

  1. Investigate violations of this AUP or misuse of the Services;
  2. Investigate and help prevent security threats, fraud, or other illegal, malicious, or inappropriate activity;
  3. Remove, disable access to, or modify any material or resource that Deloitte believes violates this AUP; or;
  4. Suspend or terminate provision of Services to User for uses that violate this AUP

Deloitte may report any activity that it suspects violates Laws to appropriate law enforcement officials, regulators, or other appropriate third parties. Deloitte's reporting may include disclosing appropriate User information. Deloitte also may cooperate with appropriate law enforcement agencies, regulators, or other appropriate third parties to help with the investigation and prosecution of illegal conduct by providing network and systems information related to alleged violations of this AUP. Nothing in this AUP shall limit in any way Deloitte's rights and remedies at law or in equity that may otherwise be available.

Deloitte may, in its sole discretion, modify this AUP from time to time. Deloitte will post notice of such changes on www.deloitte.com/be/aup . If a User objects to any such changes, Users’ sole recourse shall be to cease using the Services. Continued use of the Services following notice of any such changes shall indicate Users’ acknowledgement of such changes and agreement to be bound by the terms and conditions of such changes.