ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
Acceptable Use Policy has been formulated with the following
goals in mind:
the security, reliability and integrity of www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com's
systems and network, the systems and networks of www.HostedInCanada.com/
www.HostedInAmerica.com's customers and the networks and
systems of others.
that may cause www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com
to incur civil liability.
the image and reputation of www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com
as a responsible provider.
the value of Internet resources as a conduit for free
the responsible use of net resources, discouraging practices
which degrade the usability of network resources and thus
the value of Internet services.
the privacy and security of individual users.
The Acceptable Use Policy below defines the
actions which www.hostedincanada.com considers to be abusive,
and thus are strictly prohibited. The examples named in this
list are non-exclusive, and are provided solely for guidance
customers. If you are unsure whether any contemplated use
or action is permitted, please send mail to email@example.com
and we will assist you.
Please note that the actions listed below
are also not permitted from other Internet Service Providers
on behalf of, or to advertise, any service hosted by www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com,
or connected via the www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com
Customers are prohibited from transmitting
on or through any of the www.HostedInCanada.com/
any material that is, in www.hostedincanada.com's sole
discretion, unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous,
hateful, or encourages conduct that would constitute a
criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise
violate any local, provincial, national or international
services may only be used for lawful purposes. Transmission,
distribution, or storage of any information, data or material
in violation of Canadian or provincial regulation or law,
or by the common law, is prohibited. This includes, but
is not limited to, material protected by copyright, trademark,
trade secret, or any other statute. www.HostedInCanada.com/
the right to remove such illegal material from its servers.
Users who violate any local, provincial,
national or international law, or are involved with any
conduct that would constitute a criminal offense may incur
criminal or civil liability. www.HostedInCanada.com/
www.HostedInAmerica.com will cooperate
fully with any investigation of violation by law enforcement
authorities upon receipt of a court order.
The customer is responsible for keeping
his account information with www.HostedInCanada.com/
and accurate. Furnishing false data upon signup, contract,
or online application, including fraudulent use of credit
card numbers, is grounds for immediate termination, and
may subject the offender to civil or criminal liability.
The resale of www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com
products and services is not permitted, unless specifically
authorized by www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com
and documented in a written agreement.
accounts or services may not be used to violate the Acceptable
Use Policy of other providers.
System and Network Security
Customers may not attempt to circumvent
user authentication or security of any host, network,
or account ("cracking"). This includes, but
is not limited to, accessing data not intended for the
Customer, logging into a server or account the Customer
is not expressly authorized to access, or probing the
security of other networks (such as port scanning or similar
Customers may not attempt to interfere
with service to any user, host, or network ("denial
of service attacks"). This includes, but is not limited
to, "flooding" of networks, deliberate attempts
to overload a service, and attempts to "crash"
Customers may not use any kind of program/script/command,
or send messages of any kind, designed to interfere with
a user's session, via any means, locally or by the Internet.
Users who violate systems or network
security may incur criminal or civil liability. Upon receipt
of a court order, www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com
will cooperate fully with investigations of violations
of systems or network security at other sites, including
cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation
of suspected criminal violations.
CGI and Unix account users may not run
programs which provide network services from the accounts,
such as IRC or MUD servers. Additionally, use or storage
of programs such as password crackers, exploit scripts,
network scanners, or other security-breaching tools on
a hosting account is grounds for immediate suspension
CGI shell accounts are intended for interactive use. Leaving
programs running when logged out is prohibited.
CGI and Unix accounts operate on shared resources. Customers
are prohibited from excessive consumption of resources,
including CPU time, memory and disk space. The use of
resource-intensive programs, which negatively impact other
system users or the performance of www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com
systems or networks is prohibited, and www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com
staff may take action to limit or terminate such programs.
If you require high resource utilization programs, please
for assistance on how www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com
can accommodate your requirements, without degradation
Harassment, whether through language,
frequency, or size of messages, is prohibited.
Customers may not send email to any person
who does not wish to receive it. If a recipient asks to
stop receiving email, the customer must not send that
person any further email. In the case of harassing email,
recipients are encouraged to seek legal remedy through
their local law enforcement agencies as well as reporting
the incident to www.HostedInCanada.com/www.HostedInAmerica.com.
Customers are explicitly prohibited from
sending unsolicited bulk mail messages ("junk mail"
or "spam"). This includes, but is not limited
to, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, informational
announcements, and political tracts. Such material may
only be sent to those who have explicitly requested it.
reserves the right to send Customers email including but
not limited to notices, newsletters to inform the user
base about price changes, special events, and renewal
Malicious email, including but not limited
to "mailbombing" (flooding a user or site with
very large or numerous pieces of email), is prohibited.
Forging of header information in any
deceitful manner is not permitted.
Questions about this policy should be sent
via e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org
Reports of activity in violation of this policy may be sent
in e-mail to email@example.com.
All reports must include infraction time (including zone),
date, IP address and full headers.
more information, please call our toll free number at