Rumah.Net Webhosting Acceptable Use Policy "AUP"
Updated December 03, 2007
Rumah.Net's Webhosting Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") is provided to give our customers and users a clear understanding of what Rumah.Net Webhosting expects of them while using the service. All users of Rumah.Net's Webhosting Internet services: those who access some of our Services but do not have accounts, as well as those who pay a service fee to subscribe to the Services, must comply with this AUP and our TOS (Terms of Service).
Use of Rumah.Net Webhosting Service constitutes acceptance and agreement to Rumah.Net's Webhosting AUP.
We support the uncensored flow of information and ideas over the Internet and do not actively monitor subscriber activity under normal circumstances. Similarly, we do not exercise editorial control over the content of any web site, e-mail transmission, newsgroups, or other material created or accessible over or through the services, except for certain proprietary Web sites. However, in accordance with this AUP, we may remove any materials that, in our sole discretion, may be illegal, may subject us to liability, or which may violate this AUP. Rumah.Net Webhosting may cooperate with legal authorities and/or third parties in the investigation of any suspected or alleged crime or civil wrongdoing. Your violation of this AUP may result in the suspension or immediate termination of either your Rumah.Net Webhosting account or other actions WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
This document is intended to provide a basic understand of Rumah.'s Webhosting Acceptable Use Policy. The following are guidelines for the establishment and enforcement of Rumah.Net's Webhosting AUP:
Rumah.Net Webhosting intends to provide its customers access to everything the Internet has to offer. While the Rumah.Net Webhosting is firmly committed to the principles of free speech, certain activities that may be damaging to the resources of both the Rumah.Net Webhosting and the Internet and cannot be permitted under the guise of free speech. The resources of the Rumah.Net Webhosting and the Internet are limited, and abuse of these resources by one user has a negative impact on the entire community.
We do not routinely monitor the activity of accounts except for measurements of system CPU utilization and the preparation of billing records. However, in our efforts to promote good citizenship within the Internet community, we will respond appropriately if we become aware of inappropriate use of our service.
You may not use your virtual site to publish material, which Rumah.Net Webhosting determines, at its sole discretion, to be unlawful, indecent or objectionable. For purposes of this policy, "material" refers to all forms of communications including narrative descriptions, graphics (including photographs, illustrations, images, drawings, logos), executable programs, video recordings, and audio recordings.
If a Rumah.Net Webhosting account is used to violate the Acceptable Use Policy, we reserve the right to terminate your service without notice. We prefer to advise customers of inappropriate behavior and any necessary corrective action, however, flagrant violations of the Acceptable Use Policy will result in immediate termination of service. Our failure to enforce this policy, for whatever reason, shall not be construed as a waiver of our right to do so at any time.
As a member of our network community, you must use your Internet access responsibly. If you have any questions regarding this policy, please contact us at abuse @ rumah.net .
VIOLATIONS OF the Rumah.Net Webhosting ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
Illegal use: Rumah.Net's Webhosting services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. Rumah.Net Webhosting 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 minors: Use of the Rumah.Net Webhosting service to
harm, or attempt to harm, minors in any way, including, but not limited
to child pornography.
Harassment: Use of the Rumah.Net Webhosting service to transmit
any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses
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 by using forged headers or other identifying infrmation is prohibited. The use of anonymous remailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.
Unsolicited commercial e-mail / Unsolicited bulk e-mail (SPAM) Use of the Rumah.Net Webhosting 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 Rumah.Net Webhosting account.
BEGINNING IMMEDIATELY, anyone hosting websites or services on our server that support spammers or cause any of our IP space to be listed in any of the various Spam Databases will have their server immediately removed from our network. The server will not be reconnected until such time that you agree to remove ANY and ALL traces of the offending material immediately upon reconnection and agree to allow us access to the server to confirm that all material has been COMPLETELY removed. Severe violations may result in immediate and permanent removal of the server from our network without notice to the customer. Any server guilty of a second violation WILL be immediately and permanently removed from our network without notice.
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 Rumah.Net Webhosting account.
E-mail / Message Forging: Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the Rumah.Net Webhosting service is in violation of this AUP.
Usenet SPAMing: Rumah.Net Webhosting has a zero tolerance policy for the use of its network 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.
Rumah.Net Webhosting reserves the right to charge the holder of the account used to send any unsolicited e-mail a clean up fee. This cost of the clean up fee is entirely at the discretion of HostGator.
Unauthorized access: Use of the Rumah.Net Webhosting service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of Rumah.Net's Webhosting 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 Rumah.Net Webhosting account is subject to immediate termination.
Copyright or trademark infringement: Use of the Rumah.Net Webhosting 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 Rumah.Net Webhosting service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent.
Network disruptions and unfriendly activity: Use of the Rumah.Net Webhosting service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use Rumah.Net Webhosting 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. It is the Member's responsibility to ensure that their network is configured in a secure manner. A Subscriber may not, through action or inaction, allow others to use their network for illegal or inappropriate actions. A Subscriber may not permit their network, through action or inaction, to be configured in such a way that gives a third party the capability to use their network in an illegal or inappropriate manner. Unauthorized entry and/or use of another company and/or individual's computer system will result in immediate account termination. Rumah.Net Webhosting 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 Viruses: Intentional distributions of software that attempts to and/or causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or computer systems are prohibited. 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 Rumah.Net Webhosting services could result in suspension service.
Downloads: In order to maximize uptime on our servers, downloads of any kind (media, backups, warez, etc.) that utilize more than 10% CPU resources are forbidden.
Third Party Accountability: Rumah.Net Webhosting 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 Rumah.Net Webhosting Virtual Accounts: It is absolutely forbidden to host illegal pornographic content whereas the subjects are under the age of majority, or IRC servers on Virtual Server Accounts. Virtual Server Accounts found hosting this material will be subject to immediate cancellation without refund.
IRC networks: It is absolutely forbidden to host an IRC server that is part of or connected to another IRC network or server. Servers found to be connecting to or part of these networks will be immediately removed from our network without notice. The server will not be reconnected to the network until such time that you agree to completely remove any and all traces of the irc server, and agree to let us have access to your server to confirm that the content has been completely removed. Any server guilty of a second violation will result in immediate account termination.
Backup: All hosting accounts at Rumah.Net Webhosting Hosting include a nightly backup service, however these backups are for administrative purposes only, and are in NO WAY GUARANTEED! Customer is responsible for maintaining their own backups on their own personal computers. Rumah.Net Webhosting Hosting does not provide any sort of compensation for lost or incomplete data in the event that backups do not function properly (even if the malfunction was due to negligence from our part). We will do our best to ensure complete and accurate backups, but assume no responsibility for this duty. Always back your site up to your personal computer! We make no guarantees about the availability of backups.
You are responsible for any misuse of your account, even if the inappropriate activity was committed by a client, friend, family member, guest or employee. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not gain unauthorized access 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.
Rumah.Net Webhosting virtual site operate on shared resources. Excessive use or abuse of these shared network resources by one customer (eg. in excess of 10% CPU usage) may have a negative impact on all other customers. Misuse of network resources in a manner which impairs network 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 which negatively impact other customers or the performances of Rumah.Net Webhosting systems or networks. Rumah.Net Webhosting reserves the right to terminate or limit such activities.
Money back Guarantee / Refund
If you are not completely satisfied with our services within the first 30 days of your service, you will be given a full refund of the contract amount. Remember, this is not apply to administrative fees, install fees for custom software, or domain name purchases.
Only first-time accounts are eligible for a refund. For example, if you've had an account with us before, cancelled and signed up again, you will not be eligible for a refund or if you have opened a second account with us.
Disclosure to law enforcement
REPORTING VIOLATIONS OF Rumah.Net Webhosting AUP
Rumah.Net Webhosting requests that anyone who believes that there is a violation of this AUP direct the information to the Abuse Department at abuse [AT] rumah.net .
If available, please provide the following information:
E-mail with full header information provides all of the above, as do system log files. Other situations will require different methods of providing the above information. Rumah.Net Webhosting may take any one or more of the following actions in response to complaints:
REVISIONS TO THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
Rumah.Net Webhosting reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this AUP, and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner.