Internet Wings Acceptable Use Policy
These simple guidelines ensure a pleasant experience for yourself and all other Internet Wings customers.
Declaration of Policy.
This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) governs the use of Internet Wings web hosting and data hosting services, hereafter referred to as Internet Wings Hosting Services. Violation of this AUP may result in suspension or termination of your service. In the event of a dispute between you and Internet Wings Hosting Services, regarding the interpretation of the AUP, Internet Wings Hosting Services’s interpretation, in its reasonable commercial judgement, shall govern.
You may not publish or transmit via Internet Wings‘s service any content that Internet Wings reasonably believes: (i) constitutes child pornography and/or exploitation; (ii) is excessively violent, incites violence, threatens violence, or contains harassing content, hate speech, or cyber bullying; (iii) is unfair or deceptive under the consumer protection laws of any jurisdiction, including chain letters and pyramid schemes; (iv) is defamatory of any individual or organization, or violates a person’s privacy; (v) creates a risk to a person’s safety or health, creates a risk to public safety or health, compromises national security, or interferes with an investigation by law enforcement; (vi) improperly exposes trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary information of another individual or organization; (vii) is intended to assist others in defeating technical copyright protections; (viii) clearly infringes on another person’s trade or service mark, patent, or other property right; (ix) promotes illegal drugs, violates export control laws, relates to illegal gambling, or illegal arms trafficking; (x) is otherwise illegal or solicits conduct that is illegal under laws applicable to you or to Internet Wings Hosting Services ; or (xi) is otherwise malicious, fraudulent, or may result in retaliation against Internet Wings Hosting Services, Internet Wings Hosting Services by offended viewers, listeners, or end users.
The Customer must take reasonable security precautions. The Customer must protect the confidentiality of his, her, or its password, and should change their password periodically. New accounts will be supplied with an initial password set by Internet Wings. We encourage The Customer to change this to a more appropriate and personal password once access to the content management system has been made. Internet Wings Hosting Services cannot be held liable for unauthorized access garnered due to poor password selection practices.
System Resource Usage.
System resource usage is defined as usage of resources in the system such as CPU/server load, memory/RAM, disk I/O, etc. Accounts found to be abusing system resources intentionally or unintentionally are subject to abuse fines or suspension of the account, depending on the severity of the issue. The Customer will receive a clear warning via electronic mail on the first violation. Second, third, etc. violations may result in suspension or termination of services, or abuse fines. Internet Wings Hosting Services staff members will judge based on server performance on what type of activity is considered as abusive. Internet Wings Hosting Services reserves the right to assess an amount of no less than £5.00 and no greater than £15.00 for repeat abuse issues that require actions from our network operations team.
Background processes are not permitted on web hosting plans. If you have questions about your applications running on our web hosting service, please contact our support desk.
Bandwidth and Disk Usage.
The Customer agrees that listener caps, bandwidth, and disk usage shall not exceed the number of bytes per month for the Services ordered by the Customer on the Order Form (henceforth “the Agreed Usage”). Internet Wings Hosting Services will monitor the Customer’s listener caps, bandwidth, and disk usage. Internet Wings Hosting Services shall have the right to corrective action if the Customer’s bandwidth or disk usage exceeds the Agreed Usage. Such corrective action may include the assessment of additional overage charges, disconnection or discontinuance of any and all Services, or termination of this Agreement, which actions may be taken is in Internet Wings Hosting Services ‘s sole and absolute discretion. If Internet Wings Hosting Services takes any corrective action under this section, the Customer shall not be entitled to a refund of any fees paid in advance prior to such action.
Bulk Commercial E-mail.
You must obtain Internet Wings Hosting Services’s advance approval for any bulk commercial e-mail, which will not be given unless you are able to demonstrate consent of the recipients, documentation of the opt-in to the electronic mail promotion, have procedures in place to allow a recipient to easily revoke their consent (such as an Unsubscribe link), you honor revocation of consent within 72 hours, you are registered with www.abuse.net, and other criteria which is imperative to the permissible sending of bulk commercial e-mail. These policies apply to messages sent using your Internet Wings Hosting Services web hosting service, or to messages sent from any network by you or any person on your behalf that directly or indirectly refer the recipient to a website hosted via your Internet Wings Hosting Services web hosting service. In addition, you may not use a third party e-mail service that does not practice similar abuse prevention procedures for all its customers. Internet Wings Hosting Services reserves the right to test and otherwise monitor your compliance with its requirements, including requesting opt-in information from a random sample of your mailing list at any time.
You may not send any unsolicited e-mail, either in bulk or individually, to any person who has indicated that they do not wish to receive it. You must comply with the rules of any other network you access or participate in using your Internet Wings Hosting Services services.
Material Protected by Copyright.
The Customer acknowledges that he, she, or it are solely responsible and liable for the content of their website. Neither Internet Wings or Internet Wings Hosting Services can accept responsibility or liability for content aired on their web site.
Internet Wings is under no duty, and does not by this AUP undertake a duty, to monitor or police our customers’ activities and disclaims any responsibility for any misuse of the Internet Wings network.
You may not engage in illegal, abusive, or irresponsible behavior, including, but not limited to: (i) unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network to breach security or authentication measures (including those belonging to Internet Wings and its customers) without express authorization of the owner of the system or network; (ii) monitoring data or traffic on any network or system without the authorization of the owner of the network or system; (iii) interference with service to any user, host, or network, including, without limitation, mail bombing, SMS bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks; (iv) use of an Internet account or computer without the owner’s authorization, including, but not limited to, Internet scanning, phishing, password robbery, security hole scanning, and port scanning; (v) forging of any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in an e-mail or a newsgroup posting; (vi) any conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against the Internet Wings network; or (vii) use of Internet Wings Hosting Services’ network/equipment in any way that unreasonably interferes with Internet Wings Hosting Services’ other customers use of the network.