What is the Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) and how does it pertain to Axcess Internet staff and customers?
Axcess Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) Notification Axcess is committed to complying with U.S. privacy laws and expects all end users who access some of our Services but do not have accounts (“Visitors”) as well as those who pay a monthly service fee to subscribe to the Services (“Members”) to do the same. The Electronic Communications Privacy Act (ECPA) sets out the provisions for access, use, disclosure, interception and privacy protections of electronic communications. The law was enacted in 1986 and covers various forms of wire and electronic communications. According to the U.S. Code, electronic communications “means any transfer of signs, signals, writing, images, sounds, data, or intelligence of any nature transmitted in whole or in part by a wire, radio, electromagnetic, photo electronic or photo optical system that affects interstate or foreign commerce.” ECPA prohibits unlawful access and certain disclosures of communication contents. Additionally, the law preven