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Acceptable Use Policy

Host's Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is provided to give our customers a clear understanding of what 1Host expects of them while they are using our service(s).
The use of 1Host services represents acceptance and agreement to 1Hosts AUP as well as 1Hosts Terms of Service (TOS).

We accept your use of our service; therefore we do not actively monitor activity under normal conditions. Furthermore, we do not implement editorial control over the content of any Web site. This includes e-mail sending, newsgroup or other material created or available over or through the services, except for certain proprietary Web sites. However, in accordance with our Terms of Service, we hold full authority to remove any materials that, in our individual judgment, may be illegal, may subject us to liability or which may violate this Acceptable Use Policy. 1Host reserves the right to oblige with legal establishment and/or third parties in the examination of any suspected or alleged crime or civil wrongdoing. Violation of this AUP may result in the suspension or immediate termination of your 1Host account and/or services.

We do not routinely monitor the activity of accounts except for measurements of system exploitation, possible security or fraud risks and the preparation of billing records. However, in our efforts to promote good citizenship within the Internet society, we will respond appropriately if we become aware of improper use of our service.

You may not use your hosting account to circulate matters, which 1Host determines, at its sole prudence, to be illegitimate, licentious or abhorrent. For purposes of this policy, "matters" refer to all forms of connections including narrative descriptions, graphics (including photographs, illustrations, images, drawings and logos), executable programs, video recordings and audio recordings.

If a 1Host account is used to violate our AUP or our TOS, we reserve the right to cease your service without notice. We prefer to advise customers of inapt activities and any necessary corrective action. However, blatant violations of the AUP will result in instantaneous termination of service.

ur failure to implement this policy, for whatever reason, shall not be interpreted as a waiver of our right to do so at any time.
As a member of our hosting community, you must use your hosting account access responsibly.


The following represent violations of this AUP:

Illegal Use: 1Hosts services may not be used for illegal purposes; such as warez, mp3 files (that you are not the rightful owner of), cracks, and any other forms of copyrighted material that you are not legally allowed to use/distribute. Support of illegal activities is also considered a violation. 1Host reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.

Harm to Others: Use of the 1Host service to harm, or attempt to harm, minors, or any other being, in any way, including, but not limited to child pornography.

Threats: Use of the 1Host service to transmit any material (by e-mail, chat, uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of other websites, property, or being.

Harassment: Use of the 1Host service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another website, property, or being.

Fraudulent Activity: Use of 1Host 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 "chain letters."

Forgery or Impersonation: Adding, removing or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. Attempting to impersonate any person, property, or website by using forged headers or other identifying information is prohibited. The use of anonymous remailers or nicknames does not represent impersonation.

Unsolicited Commercial E-mail / Unsolicited bulk E-mail (SPAM): Use of the 1Host 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 1Host 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 1Host account.

E-mail / Message Forging: Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the 1Host service is in violation of this AUP.

Usenet SPAMing: 1Host has a zero tolerance policy for the use of its servers 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.

Unauthorized Access: Use of the 1Host service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of 1Hosts 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 1Host account is subject to immediate termination.

Copyright or Trademark Infringement: Use of the 1Host 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.

Collection of Personal Data: Use of the 1Host service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent. If planning to collect personal information about third parties, please use a privacy policy to inform users of the information collected.

Network Disruptions & Unfriendly Activity: Use of the 1Host service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use 1Host 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.
nauthorized entry and/or use of another company and/or individual's computer system will result in immediate account termination. 1Host 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.

Fraud: Involves a knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement, writing or activity made with the intent that the person receiving it will act upon it.

Infringement of Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, or Intellectual Property Right: Distribution and/or posting of copyrighted or the aforementioned infringements will not be tolerated.

Distribution of Malicious Code: Intentional distributions of software that attempts to and/or causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data and/or computer systems are prohibited. Examples of this are computer viruses, Trojan-horse programs and Internet-based worms. Such an offense will result in the immediate termination of the offending account.

Inappropriate Use of Software: Use of software or any device that would facilitate a continued connection, i.e. pinging, while using 1Host services could result in suspension service.

Third Party Accountability: 1Host 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.

Violation Of 1Host Accounts: It is absolutely forbidden to host pornographic content on our server(s). Accounts found hosting this material will be subject to immediate cancellation without refund.

Security: Misuse of your account is of your responsibility, even if the activity was committed by your friends, family member, guest, or employee.
enceforth, you must take actions to ensure that others do not gain access, which you do not approve of, 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 secure. We are not responsible for misuse of your account due to the authorized distribution of your password.
Sharing your password and account access with unauthorized users is prohibited. You should take precautions 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.
Users who violate systems or network security may incur unlawful or civil liability. 1Host will oblige fully with examinations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations.

Network Performance:
1Host 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 server resources in a manner which impairs server performance is prohibited by this policy and may result in termination of your account.
You are prohibited from excessive consumption of resources, including CPU time, memory, disk space and session time. You may not use resource-intensive programs excessively or which negatively impact other customers or the performances of 1Host systems. 1Host reserves the right to terminate or limit such activities.

Account Suspensions, terminations and refunds:

If you violate our AUP, and we suspend or terminate the Service, you will not receive a refund of any fees paid to us. Your failure to abide by any of the items set out in this AUP is grounds for suspension or termination of the Service. Any termination or suspension may be undertaken with, or without, notice to you. You agree to hold us harmless from any claims that a suspension or termination of products for this reason has damaged you.

1Host reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this AUP, our TOS and our other policies and agreements. Notice of any revision, amendment or modification will be posted in accordance with our TOS and/or Terms of Use.