This document sets forth the principles, guidelines and requirements of the Acceptable Use Policy of Beta Host Limited and its subsidiaries ('Company') governing the use by the Customer ('Customer') of the Company's grid container services and products ('Services and Products'). Beta Host Limited is dedicated to providing top quality service at a very affordable price. The conditions which follow are necessary to ensure that we may continue to provide the best possible service to all of our customers while at the same time satisfying our legal and ethical responsibilities. For over a decade we've been cutting through the frustration of under-performing technology and poor service, delivering the power of the web to any organization that needs it. Any violation of the AUPs may result in the suspension or termination of your account or such other action as Beta Host deems appropriate. We reserve the right to modify the Policy at any time. Beta Host Limited will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of any of these provisions.
1.1. The Primary Purpose of Beta Host Limited is to provide our clients with the resources necessary to put their internet services online reliably in a lightning fast, high availability environment that responds quickly to each client's individual needs. This Acceptable Use Policy includes the following list of Prohibited Activities, is an integral part of your Hosting Agreement with us. If you engage in any of the activities prohibited by this AUP policy, Beta Host Limited may suspend or terminate your account at any time. We will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected.
2.1. The Customer is ultimately responsible for individual server security. Each Customer must use reasonable care in keeping scripts they run on the BetaHost's servers up-to-date and patched with the latest security updates. Failure to use reasonable care to protect your account may result in a security compromise by outside sources. Beta Host Limited claims no liability for content.
3.1. Beta Host’s services may only be used for lawful purposes. Users may not use BetaHost’s Services to engage in, foster, or promote illegal, abusive, or irresponsible behavior, including:
4.1. Each Beta Host Limited customer is responsible for the activities of its users and, by accepting service from Beta Host Limited, is agreeing to ensure that its customers/representatives or end-users abide by this Policy. Complaints about customers/representatives or end-users of an Beta Host Limited customer will be forwarded to the Beta Host Limited customer's postmaster for action. If violations of the Beta Host Limited Acceptable Use Policy occur, Beta Host Limited reserves the right to terminate services with or take action to stop the offending customer from violating our AUP as Beta Host Limited deems appropriate, without notice.
5.1. Sending unsolicited bulk and/or commercial information over the Internet. It is not only harmful because of its negative impact on consumer attitudes toward Beta Host Limited, but also because it can overload Beta Host Limited network and disrupt service to Beta Host Limited subscribers. Also, maintaining an open SMTP relay is prohibited. When a complaint is received, Beta Host Limited will investigate and shutdown the account that is spamming.
5.2 Beta Host Limited does not allow the use of mail servers for bulk mailing in any form, newsletters and or subscription lists may be used with prior authorization from Beta Host Limited and under no circumstances are you permitted to send out any form of bulk emails on behalf of another person, company or other.
6.1. You agree not to use weak passwords for any services running on standard ports, if your server is compromised as a result of a weak password your service will be suspended without warning, for a password to be considered acceptable it must contain at least 1 x special character 1 x Upper case letter 1 x lower case, & letter 1 number.
7.1. Beta Host Limited allows 18+ adult content that is deemed legal in the Country and state your Services are located in. Child Porn not allowed. Beta Host Limited reserve the right to request and or remove any content it deems illegal or offensive.
8.1. If Beta Host learns of a violation of the AUP, then Beta Host may take any of the following actions, in accordance with the severity and duration of the violation:
9.1. We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion. An example of refusal of service is if an account continues to abuse our policies after warnings. Refusal, cancellation or suspension of services especially holds true to issues with spam or any script abuse. Another example of refusal of service is if a customer becomes very unreasonable, unprofessional, extremely difficult to work with or threatening. Said customer's account will be suspended and we will recommend to the customer to find a new host. A backup of the account(s) will be provided.