The purpose of this Internet Hosting Abuse Policy is to define acceptable use of hosting services provided by Backland Communications and to outline prohibited activities that may result in account suspension or termination.
2. Acceptable Use
- Clients are expected to use the hosting services responsibly, adhering to all applicable laws and regulations.
- Utilize resources in a manner that does not disrupt the performance, security, or integrity of the hosting environment.
- Respect the intellectual property rights of others and refrain from engaging in activities that violate copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights.
3. Prohibited Activities
The following activities are strictly prohibited:
- Illegal Use: Any use of hosting services for illegal purposes, including but not limited to hacking, fraud, phishing, distribution of malware, or any activity that violates local, state, national, or international laws.
- Spamming: Sending unsolicited emails, messages, or other forms of communication (spam) is strictly prohibited. This includes bulk email marketing without proper consent or in violation of anti-spam laws.
- Abuse of Resources: Engaging in activities that consume excessive bandwidth, CPU usage, or storage, which negatively impacts other users or the performance of the hosting environment.
- Unauthorized Access: Attempting to access, disrupt, or compromise the security of other accounts, systems, or networks without proper authorization.
- Inappropriate Content: Hosting or distributing content that is offensive, obscene, defamatory, or violates the rights of others.
4. Reporting Abuse
Users are encouraged to report any suspected abuse or violations of this policy promptly. Reports can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org including relevant details and evidence to support the claim.
Violation of this policy may result in immediate account suspension or termination. Backland Communications reserves the right to take appropriate action, including legal recourse, against individuals or entities found violating this policy.
6. Policy Updates
This policy may be updated or modified periodically. Users will be notified of any changes, and continued use of the hosting services will constitute acceptance of the revised policy.
By using the hosting services provided by Backland Communications, users agree to abide by this Internet Hosting Abuse Policy. Failure to comply with this policy may result in account suspension or termination without notice.