Version 17 – Oct 26 2015
AUP applies to all F5 / MVH Internet Service customers.
This Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) applies to all customers (“you” or “customer”, whether or not capitalized) of F5 / MVH Internet Services. (“F5 / MVH”) or any F5 / MVH affiliate upon subscription to the services of F5 / MVH or any F5 / MVH affiliate (“Services”), including subscription through a third party or any commercial partner.
Customer agrees to use the Services only for lawful purposes, in compliance with all applicable laws, and in compliance with this AUP. If customer uses the Services for unlawful purposes or not in compliance with all applicable law, or is, or uses the Services, not in compliance with this AUP, then F5 / MVH may exercise the rights set forth in the “Violation” section of this AUP.
Specific activities that are prohibited include, but are not limited to:
F5 / MVH has a STRONG anti-spam policy and applies it. Spammers are NOT welcomed. This includes spamming through open proxy servers or any other kind of unsolicited email advertising. If a customer is found to be in violation of our SPAM policy, F5 / MVH reserves the right to pursue civil remedies for any costs associated with the investigation of a substantiated policy violation. F5 / MVH will notify law enforcement officials if the violation is believed to be a criminal offense. Customer acknowledges that customer is responsible for any and all SPAM related actions which come from customer’s account.
Frequent Attack Targets Services (IRC networks, Camfrog, etc.)
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. It is also forbidden to host Camfrog servers or other server applications that are frequent targets of Denial of Service attacks or other types of attacks. Any server guilty of a second violation will result in immediate account termination.
F5 / MVH Dedicated and F5 / MVH Colocation
Legal adult content must be published in accordance of any applicable law or regulation.
F5 / MVH Shared Hosting
It is strictly forbidden to publish adult content on shared hosting accounts. The restriction applies, without limitation, to images and videos.
System and Network Security
Customer is prohibited from utilizing the Services to compromise the security or tamper with system resources or accounts on computers at the Premises or at any third party site.
Specific activities that are prohibited include, but are not limited to :
F5 / MVH Shared Hosting
On shared hosting accounts, it is strictly forbidden, to make your account resources available (whether for free or pay) to the general public. Without limitation, this applies to usage of an account to provide public online services like statistics, image hosting, free web hosting or any other similar service. At any time, all shared hosting accounts must use an acceptable level of resources and stay below 2% of the total system resources.
F5 / MVH, in its sole discretion, will determine what action will be taken in response to a violation of this AUP on a case-by-case basis. Violation of this AUP could also subject Customer to criminal or civil liability. F5 / MVH may block access at the router level to the Customer’s Equipment involved. If F5 / MVH believes, in its sole discretion, that a violation of this AUP has occurred, such action may also include, but is not limited to, temporary or permanent blocking of access to Customer’s Equipment or data, and the suspension or termination of Services. F5 / MVH may involve and will also fully cooperate with law enforcement authorities in investigating suspected lawbreakers. F5 / MVH and its affiliates have no obligation to provide warnings under any circumstances and can terminate the customerâ€™s account without prior notice if the customer violates this policy.
F5 / MVH reserves the right to modify this AUP at any time without notice. Customer is responsible for all use of the Services by itself, its employees, agents, contractors, invitees and customers, whether such use is with or without the consent of Customer. F5 / MVH can require a signed copy of this document from any customer when deemed necessary.