Use Policy ("AUP") is provided to give our customers & users a
clear understanding of what HurricaneDomain.com expects of them while using our
services. All users of HurricaneDomain.com's Internet services: those who access some
of our Services but do not have direct accounts with us, as well as those who
pay a service fee to subscribe to our Services, must comply with this AUP &
TOS (Terms of Service).
Use of HurricaneDomain.com Service constitutes acceptance and agreement to HurricaneDomain.com's
AUP & TOS (Terms of Service)
HurricaneDomain.com domain hosted accounts operate on shared resources. Excessive use
or abuse of these shared network resources by one customer may have a negative
impact on all other customers. Misuse of network resources in a manner which
impairs network performance is prohibited by this policy and may result in
immediate termination of your account without warning.
You are prohibited from excessive consumption of resources, including CPU time,
memory, disk space and session time. You may not use resource-intensive programs
which negatively impact other customers or the performances of HurricaneDomain.com systems or networks.
HurricaneDomain.com reserves the right to terminate or limit
Disk Space & Bandwidth
HurricaneDomain.com allots server space for your domain hosted account. We add
server space continually as it's used and have 5,000MB to 15,000MB free on our
servers, as the server space is used by the domain accounts on the servers we
have the ability to add more server space and remove older log files to free
space on our servers.
allots x# GIGs
of monthly bandwidth to your domain account. Should you go over you
allotted bandwidth you will receive an email alert and your account will be
charged $5/GIG/month for each 1 GIG of bandwidth your account uses over.
HurricaneDomain.com servers support SSL but you will need to acquire your own third
party SSL certificate through www.thwate.com or www.verisign.com to take
advantage of SSL services and upgrade to a Dedicated IP account.
HurricaneDomain.com provides Technical Support. We do not provide support for
configuring scripts on your account or any other support not directly related to
your hosting account (setting up your website pages, images, etc.)
It is the clients
responsibility to do all back ups of their site. If, in the
unfortunate event, something happens to your files, it is your
responsibility to have a local copy of your files. HurricaneDomain.com is NOT held liable in any way for any files, money,
time, effort, etc... lost due to this unfortunate event.
Furthermore, if your files are lost, we will attempt to restore
them as a gesture of good faith, but make no promises what so ever
about whether the files will be brought back successfully or not.
Again, back ups are the client's responsibility. Backup/Restore
is not an available option with this hosting package special.
Acceptable Use Policy
- We currently
do not allow IRC or IRC bots to be operated on our servers.
- We currently
do not allow eggdrops to be operated on our servers.
- We currently
do not allow BNC to be operated on our servers.
HurricaneDomain.com has a responsibility to protect each client and to
provide the best services available. The following guidelines were
designed to ensure these obligations are met.
All services provided by HurricaneDomain.com may be used for lawful
purposes only. Transmission, storage or presentation of any
information, data or material in violation of any United States
Federal, State or City law is prohibited. This includes, but is
not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be
threatening or obscene or material protected by trade secret and
other statute. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold
harmless HurricaneDomain.com from any claims resulting from the use of the
service which damages the subscriber or any other party. All
pornographic content and sex-related merchandising is prohibited
on all HurricaneDomain.com servers. This includes sites that may infer
sexual content or links to adult content elsewhere. HurricaneDomain.com will be the sole arbiter in determining violations of this
provision. Also prohibited are sites that promote any illegal
activity or present content that may be damaging to HurricaneDomain.com servers or any other server on the internet. Links to such
materials are also prohibited.
Examples of unacceptable content
- Warez sites
- Pirated software
- Cracking programs of any kind
- FTP Sites for large downloads
- Spam supporting material (email lists)
- Uploading MP3/Real Audio™/Real Video™ (these files are
not allowed on our servers)
HurricaneDomain.com will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a
violation of this provision.
Commercial Advertising - Email
Spamming, the sending of unsolicited email, or the selling of
spam supporting material from a HurricaneDomain.com servers prohibited.
Using an email address or domain that is maintained on an HurricaneDomain.com
machine as reference, or as a location of such activity
is STRICTLY prohibited. HurricaneDomain.com will be the sole arbiter as to
what constitutes a violation of this provision.
Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server, or
customer, of HurricaneDomain.com is strictly prohibited.
AUP General Information
We support the uncensored flow
of information and ideas over the Internet and do not actively monitor
subscriber activity under normal circumstances. Similarly, we do not exercise
editorial control over the content of any web site, e-mail transmission,
newsgroups, or other material created or accessible over or through the
services, except for certain proprietary Web sites. However, in accordance with
our TOS (Terms of Service), we may remove any materials that, in our sole
discretion, may be illegal, may subject us to liability, or which may violate
this AUP. HurricaneDomain.com may cooperate with legal authorities and/or third
parties in the investigation of any suspected or alleged crime or civil
wrongdoing. Your violation of this AUP may result in the suspension or immediate
termination of either your HurricaneDomain.com account or other actions as detailed
in Section 3 WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
This document is intended to provide a basic understand of HurricaneDomain.com's
Acceptable Use Policy. The following are guidelines for the establishment and
enforcement of HurricaneDomain.com's AUP:
reliable service to our customers
security and privacy of our systems and network, as well as the networks and
systems of others
reputation as a responsible service provider
responsible use of the Internet and discourage activities which reduce the
usability and value of Internet services
value of Internet resources as a conduit for free expression and exchange of
privacy and security of individual users
The HurricaneDomain.com intends to
provide its customers access to everything the Internet has to offer. While HurricaneDomain.com
is firmly committed to the principles of free speech, certain
activities that may be damaging to the resources of both the HurricaneDomain.com and
the Internet and cannot be permitted under the guise of free speech. The
resources of the HurricaneDomain.com and the Internet are limited, and abuse of these
resources by one user has a negative impact on the entire community.
We do not routinely monitor the activity of accounts except for measurements of
system utilization and the preparation of billing records. However, in our
efforts to promote good citizenship within the Internet community, we will
respond appropriately if we become aware of inappropriate use of our service.
You may not use your virtual site to publish material, which HurricaneDomain.com determines, at its sole discretion, to be unlawful, indecent or objectionable.
For purposes of this policy, "material" refers to all forms of
communications including narrative descriptions, graphics (including
photographs, illustrations, images, drawings, logos), executable programs, chat
programs, video recordings, and audio recordings (MP3 files). Excessive
storage of MP3 files & Video files are not permitted as these files consume
excessive resources on our servers.
If you're not the copyright
holder of the material placed on your site (unless the material is public
domain) please do not place this material on your virtual site as this will
result in the possible cancellation of your account. For purposes of this
policy, "material" refers to all forms of communications including
narrative descriptions, graphics (including photographs, illustrations, images,
drawings, logos), executable programs, video recordings, and audio recordings
NO ADULT orientated, Streaming
Media, Chat or Warez material may be stored on your virtual site.
If a HurricaneDomain.com account is used to violate our AUP and/or our TOS, we
reserve the right to terminate your service without notice. We prefer to advise
customers of inappropriate behavior and any necessary corrective action,
however, flagrant violations of the Acceptable Use Policy will result in
immediate termination of service (we will refund any unused hosting term left on
your account). Our failure to enforce this policy, for whatever reason, shall
not be construed as a waiver of our right to do so at any time.
As a member of our network community, you must use your Internet access
VIOLATIONS OF HurricaneDomain.com
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
The following constitute violations of this AUP:
Illegal use: HurricaneDomain.com's services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in
support of illegal activities. HurricaneDomain.com reserves the right to
cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the
investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.
minors: Use of the HurricaneDomain.com service to harm, or attempt to harm,
minors in any way, including, but not limited to child pornography.
of the HurricaneDomain.com service to transmit any material (by e-mail,
uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or
destruction of property.
Use of the HurricaneDomain.com service to transmit any material (by e-mail,
uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another.
activity: Use of HurricaneDomain.com service to make fraudulent offers to sell or
buy products, items, or services, or to advance any type of financial scam
such as "pyramid schemes," "ponzi schemes," and
impersonation: Adding, removing or modifying identifying network header
information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. Attempting to
impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying
infirmation is prohibited. The use of anonymous remailers or nicknames does
not constitute impersonation.
commercial e-mail / Unsolicited bulk e-mail (SPAM) Use of the HurricaneDomain.com
service to transmit any unsolicited commercial or unsolicited bulk e-mail is
expressly prohibited. Violations of this type will result in the immediate
termination of the offending HurricaneDomain.com account.
E-mail / News
Bombing: Malicious intent to impede another person's use of electronic mail
services or news will result in the immediate termination of the offending HurricaneDomain.com
Message Forging: Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any
electronic transmission, originating or passing through the HurricaneDomain.com service is in violation of this AUP.
HurricaneDomain.com has a zero tolerance policy for the use of its network for
the posting of messages or commercial advertisements, which violate the
rules, regulations, FAQ or charter of any newsgroups or mailing list.
Commercial messages that are appropriate under the rules of a newsgroup or
mailing list or that are solicited by the recipients are permitted.
access: Use of the HurricaneDomain.com service to access, or to attempt to
access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate,
security measures of HurricaneDomain.com's or another entity's computer software
or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system,
whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data, is
expressly prohibited and the offending HurricaneDomain.com account is subject to
trademark infringement: Use of the HurricaneDomain.com service to transmit any
material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that infringes any
copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights of
any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of
copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from
magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized
transmittal of copyrighted software.
personal data: Use of the HurricaneDomain.com service to collect, or attempt to
collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or
disruptions and unfriendly activity: Use of the HurricaneDomain.com service for
any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use HurricaneDomain.com
Services or the Internet. This includes "denial of
service" (DOS) attacks against another network host or individual user.
Interference with or disruption of other network users, services or
equipment is prohibited. It is the Member's responsibility to ensure that
their network is configured in a secure manner. A Subscriber may not,
through action or inaction, allow others to use their network for illegal or
inappropriate actions. A Subscriber may not permit their network, through
action or inaction, to be configured in such a way that gives a third party
the capability to use their network in an illegal or inappropriate manner.
Unauthorized entry and/or use of another company and/or individual's
computer system will result in immediate account termination. HurricaneDomain.com
will not tolerate any subscriber attempting to access the accounts of
others, or penetrate security measures of other systems, whether or not the
intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.
Involves a knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement, writing or
activity made with the intent that the person receiving it will act upon it.
of Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, or Intellectual Property
Right: Distribution and/or posting of copyrighted or the aforementioned
infringements will not be tolerated.
of Viruses: Intentional distributions of software that attempts to and/or
causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or computer
systems are prohibited. Such an offense will result in the immediate
termination of the offending account.
Use of Software: Use of software or any device that would facilitate a
continued connection, i.e. pinging, while using HurricaneDomain.com services
could result in suspension/cancellation of service.
Accountability: HurricaneDomain.com subscribers will be held responsible and
accountable for any activity by third parties, using their account, that
violates guidelines created within the Acceptable Use Policy.
You are responsible for any misuse of your account, even if the inappropriate
activity was committed by another user under you account, friend, family member,
guest or employee. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not
gain unauthorized access to your account. In addition, you may not use your
account to breach security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorized
access to another network or server.
- Your password provides
access to your account. It is your responsibility to keep your password
- Sharing your password and
account access with unauthorized users is prohibited. You should take care
to prevent others from using your account since you will be held responsible
for such use.
- Attempting to obtain another
user's account password is strictly prohibited, and may result in
termination of service.
- You must adopt adequate
security measures to prevent or minimize unauthorized use of your account.
- You may not attempt to
circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network or account.
This includes, but is not limited to, accessing data not intended for you,
logging into or making use of a server or account you are not expressly
authorized to access, or probing the security of other networks. Use or
distribution of tools designed for compromising security is prohibited.
Examples of these tools include, but are not limited to, password guessing
programs, cracking tools or network probing tools.
- You may not attempt to
interfere with service to any user, host or network ("denial of service
attacks"). This includes, but is not limited to, "flooding"
of networks, deliberate attempts to overload a service, and attempts to
"crash" a host.
- Users who violate systems or
network security may incur criminal or civil liability. HurricaneDomain.com will
cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network
security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement
authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations.
Refusal of Service
We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion. All Sub-Networks, distributive hosting sites and dedicated servers of
HurricaneDomain.com must adhere to the above policies. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation.
HurricaneDomain.com reserves the right to deny the refund of any monies paid thus far if these policies are broken.
REVISIONS TO THIS
ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
HurricaneDomain.com reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this
our TOS (Terms of Service) and our other policies and agreements
at any time and in any manner.