Acceptable Usage Policy

Customers agree to use our services under the Acceptable Usage Policy which is here by incorporated with this agreement. Customers agree that Webhosting.tv LLC hold the right to change their AUP at any time to meet web hosting standards and laws. Amendments to the AUP are effective on the earlier of notice to Customer that an amendment has been made, or the first day of any Renewal Term that begins subsequent to the amendment. Customer agrees to cooperate with Webhosting.tv LLC reasonable investigation of any suspected violation of the AUP. In the event of a dispute between Webhosting.tv LLC and Customer regarding the interpretation of the AUP, Webhosting.tv LLC commercially reasonable interpretation of the AUP shall govern.

Customer Information

Customer represents and warrants to Webhosting.tv LLC that the information he, she or it has provided and will provide to Webhosting.tv LLC for purposes of establishing and maintaining the service is accurate. If Customer is an individual, Customer represents and warrants to Webhosting.tv LLC that he or she is at least 18 years of age. Webhosting.tv LLC may rely on the instructions of the person listed as the Primary Customer Contact on the Order with regard to Customer’s account until Customer has provided a written notice changing the Primary Customer Contract.

UNSOLICITED EMAIL & SPAMMING

Unsolicited commercial advertisements (‘SPAM’) are not allowed in e-mail, and will likely result in account cancellation. Webhosting.tv LLC takes a zero-tolerance approach to SPAM originating from its servers or for spam advertising of domains hosted within our network. If found, YOUR account may be deleted. Webhosting.tv LLC filters all outgoing email.

The following activities are not allowed: SPAM, which includes, but is not limited to, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, informational announcements, charity requests, petitions for signatures, and political or religious tracts (such messages may only be sent to those who have explicitly requested it from your domain); Forging, altering or removing electronic mail headers – any domain sending stealth spam will be terminated without warning and without refund. Sending numerous copies of the same or substantially similar message with the intent to disrupt a server or account (‘mail bombing’); Spamming Newsgroups: Commercial advertisements are unwelcome in most Usenet discussion groups and on most e-mail mailing lists. Inappropriate posting may result in account cancelation. See the newsgroup or mailing list’s charter for whether advertising is allowed or not. Sending a message to many different off-topic newsgroups, is particularly unethical and will be treated as such; Mail may not be used to harass or intimidate others. Harassment, whether through language, frequency of messages, or size of messages, is prohibited. Sending a single unwelcome message may be considered harassment. If a recipient asks to stop receiving e-mail, YOU must not send that person any further messages.

NOTE – If YOU use the services of another provider to promote a website hosted by or through Webhosting.tv LLC (‘spamvertising’), then the provisions of the above policy shall apply as if the SPAM were sent through our servers.

Mailing Lists

We do not permit mailing lists to be run from our web hosting servers. Clients should find a service that specializes in this and complies with all laws.

Server Abuse

Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server or customer of Webhosting.tv LLC is strictly prohibited. Webhosting.tv LLC will strongly react to any use or attempted use of an Internet account or computer without the owner’s authorization. Such attempts include ‘Internet scamming’ (tricking other people into releasing their passwords), password theft, security hole scanning, etc. Any unauthorized use of accounts or computers by YOU, whether or not the attacked account or computer belongs to Webhosting.tv LLC, will result in action against YOU. Possible actions include warnings, account suspension or cancellation, as well as civil or criminal legal action, depending on the seriousness of the attack.

YOU may not run IRC, bots or clients on shared servers. Unacceptable uses also include, but are NOT limited to: Bulk emailing, unsolicited emailing, newsgroup spamming, upload scripts (Rappidleach), pornographic content, illegal content, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, warez sites (including links to/from), cracks, software serial numbers, proxy-relaying, link farming (the act of or by use of scripts), link grinding, link-only sites, spamdexing, FFA (Free-For-All) and/or anything else determined by Webhosting.tv LLC to be unacceptable use of our services including abuse of server resources.

Hosting accounts may also be terminated if it includes the following content or have links to the following content: Providing material that is grossly offensive to the Web community including blatant expressions of bigotry, racism, hatred, or profanity; promoting or providing instructional information about illegal activities; promoting physical harm or injury against any group or individual; displaying material containing obscene nudity or pornographic material (not applicable to managed dedicated servers); displaying material that exploits children under 18-years of age; acts of copyright infringement including offering pirated computer programs or links to such programs; information used to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, including serial or registration numbers for software programs, or any type of cracker utilities.

WEB APPLICATIONS and WEB ACCESSIBLE SCRIPTS

All web applications that are out-of-date and actively being exploited will be shut down immediately without prior notice. YOU are responsible for and should evaluate YOUR web-based applications and scripts on a regular basis to ensure their security and orderliness.

Bandwidth and Disk Space Abuse

The intention of Webhosting.tv LLC is to provide a large bandwidth to transfer web documents, and not an offsite storage area for electronic files. If YOU violate this condition, YOU will be notified and given 48 hours to remedy the problem. Only one backup copy of the site can be stored on the server and they are more properly stored off site in another location. Webhosting.tv LLC will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.