Acceptable Use Policy
ARPHost's services may be used for lawful purposes only.
Unacceptable practices include but are not limited to: drug dealing attempting without authorization to access a computer system pirating, violating copyright law, gambling schemes to defraud obscene material sending a message or having content that is obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, or indecent with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass another person threatening bodily harm or damage to individuals or groups violating U.S. and International Export restrictions stalking or violating other state or federal law.
ARPHost reserves the right to check system files, email, and other data on our servers for illegal content and materials, or for any other reasons deemed necessary.
Legal rights of others
Unacceptable activities in this regard include posting private information about a person without their consent, infringing intellectual property rights, defaming a person or business, and knowingly making available code which will have a deleterious effect on third party computers. ARPHost supports free speech on the Internet, and will not suspend or cancel a customer's account simply because it disagrees with the views expressed by the customer. Where there are allegations that a customer's on-line activity has violated the legal rights of a third party, ARPHost will not substitute itself for a court of law in deciding tort claims raised by the third party.
Server Resources - *This paragraph refers to shared hosting only.
Running programs in the background on a ARPHost's server without prior written authorization, or running chat rooms, Internet Relay Chat (IRC) or IRC Bots, more then 1000 emails a day and the like are not acceptable uses of ARPHost's servers. Further, any usage of fifteen percent (15%) or more of our system resources is an undue burden on our system and is unacceptable. If your usage ever exceeds fifteen percent (15%) of system resources, your account may be terminated immediately and without prior notice. In addition any domain that exceeds ten gigabytes of bandwidth traffic can be terminated without prior notice. Usage of scripts or other utilities to direct pointed domain names to subdirectories is not permitted and is grounds for termination of the account.
ARPHost reserves the right to report illegal activities to any and all regulatory, administrative, and/or governmental authorities for prosecution. If you have any question regarding this abuse policy please feel free to contact ARPHost at [email protected]
ARPHost Acceptable Uses Policy and Service Guidelines
ARPHost provides web hosting services internationally and has a responsibility to ensure security and provide the highest quality of web hosting available. The following information and guidelines was designed to ensure the safety and security of our entire hosting network, servers and clientele.
All services provided by ARPHost may be used for lawful purposes only.
Transmission, storage or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any US Federal Law, or International Law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, material we judge to be threatening, obscene, or material protected by trade secret, copyrighted material or other statute. The client agrees to indemnify and hold ARPHost harmless from any claims resulting from the use of the service that damages the client or any other party.
Commercial Advertising - E-mail
ANY form of spamming activity (e.g. mail spam, Usenet spam, pop-up spam, selling/buying spamware, and so on) conducted
ANYWHERE on the Internet, i.e. whether through our facilities or not,
* grounds for instant, permanent termination of all services with no prior warning
* will be grounds for seizure of all on-premises equipment and data
* will be grounds for forfeit of all funds paid
* will result in a demand for payment of a fine (to cover
damage to our reputation)
* $500/incident/spam clean-up fee, all of which is payable within 24 hours or will be referred to a collection agency
ARPHost will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.
IRC or IRC bots may not be operated on our servers (shared or dedicated) unless you have spoken to ARPHost and we have an agreement documented for you and us to see in our system.
Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server or customer of ARPHost is strictly prohibited.
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 ARPHost must adhere to the above policies.
Failure to follow any term or conditions will be grounds for immediate account deactivation without refund.
If you have any question regarding this abuse policy, please feel free to contact ARPHost [email protected]