Agreeing to Findoo Acceptable Use Policy and Terms of Service is mandatory
for Hosting signing up or using our services. Please make sure you
read everything. The following rules apply to sites you host with
Acceptable Use Policy
During the term of its agreement with Findoo,
the customer must ensure that the use of any resource offered to
the customer or owned or controlled by Findoo
("Service") conforms with Findoo's
then current Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP"). Findoo may modify, without prior notice, the AUP as
Findoo deems appropriate; such modified AUP
is effective upon posting on Findoo's website.
You are responsible for your sites and all sites that you host to
be in accordance with all rules on this page. Misuse by you may
result in actions on your account, including removal from the host
without a refund.
The Service must not be used to publish, post, distribute or otherwise
disseminate unlawful material or information including, but not
limited to: threatening, harassing, defamatory, obscene, or fraudulent
information and materials, or proprietary, copyrighted, or otherwise
intellectually protected information and materials for which Customer
does not have authorization or authority to possess or distribute.
The Service must not be used to request unlawful services or materials.
The Service must not be used for activities Findoo deems to impact its customers or its ability to deliver services
to its customers. Such activities may include, but are not limited
Obscene Speech or Materials
The distribution of child pornography or any obscene, abusive, defamatory
or threatening speech or material. You may not host any site containing
adult oriented content, including nudity of any kind. Portal sites
linking directly to adult oriented content are also not acceptable.
Intellectual Property Infringement
Any activity infringing on the intellectual property rights of others,
including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets,
Sending unsolicited commercial bulk email ("UCE"), news
postings or chain letters; advertising transmitting, or otherwise
making available any software, program, product, or service that
is designed to facilitate sending UCE; use of web pages that allow
"spam"ing (known as "ghost sites") that directly
or indirectly refers to domains or IP addresses hosted by Findoo. Findoo reserves the right
to determine in its sole discretion what constitutes UCE based on
the information available. Sending any email to purchased lists
or lists obtained by any other method (such as harvesting) is not
acceptable. Customers may ony send email to recepients who have
joined mailing lists directly from their site.
Maintaining an Open Email Relay
Allowing email to be sent through Customer's system by a third party
(i.e. neither to nor from Customer or Customer's accounts).
Using a false identity; using pyramid/ponzi scheme; storage or transmission
of any intentionally incorrect data or packet.
Virus, Worm, or Trojan horse program distribution
The deliberate transmission of computer viruses, worms or trojan
Denial of Service
Using any technique to intentionally degrade or disable the delivery
of any legitimate data.
Glutting of servers
Oversized storage of any files that would be unreasonably large
(ie. making a zip file filled with text files just to pad the size).
Again, your webspace is not for data back up. It is only for hosting
Attempting to gain unauthorized entry to any site or network, or
any network or host scanning, probing, monitoring or other information
gathering associated with such activity; using the Service to guess
Customer may not run any program or script on the server that runs
constantly or 'listens' on ports unless provided in the control
panel. This includes applications associated with chat services.
Inappropriate postings to newsgroups, chat rooms, electronic bulletin
boards and any other public forum on, or using, the Service.
Customers sending bulk email must provide recipients with an easy
and effective mechanism for removal from bulk email list. Customer
must include the source of the addressee's address in each bulk
Sites may not use extreme unwarranted CPU usage. This includes usage
of "heavy" scripts or Flash/shockwave files. By heavy
we mean oversized without cause, to the point where most users would
be unable to view them in a reasonable amount of time. No single
site may consume 30% of CPU usage for a sustained period of time.
Customer may not resell the Service or any portion of the Service
unless under a Reseller plan.
Customer is responsible for protecting passwords and for any authorized
or unauthorized use.
Customer may not with out permission have sound/video files in any
format (MP3, ASX, ASF, RA, RAM , QTV) due to the high rate of illegal
transfer of copywritten material.
Customer agrees to provide appropriate protection to prevent minors
(persons under 18 years of age) from accessing any unsuitable material
that Customer publishes via any Service.
Customer is responsible for all content or information residing
on, or obtained, or transmitted via, the Service, regardless of
whether such use is by Customer.
File repository /Dump Sites
Customer may not use disk space as a file repository, or dump site.
This includes but is not limited too; warez, serialz, sound files,
applications, zip files. This includes using the space in order
to store content used on other sites (remote linking) . Examples
of this would be using the web space to store images for auction
descriptions, flash or any other files used on another site but
stored on our server.
Free Email / Hosting Sites
We do not permit the free giving of POP email accounts or the issuing
of free hosting. This includes near free (1 penny per year for instance).
Facilitating AUP Violation
Customer activity that facilitates the violation of this AUP by
any party constitutes a violation of this AUP by Customer.
Violation of the AUP may subject Customer to international, federal,
and/or state civil and/or criminal liability, including without
limitation, Ohio Business & Professional Code. Findoo reserves the right in its sole discretion and without prior
notice to suspend and/or terminate Customer's access to the Service
at any time for violating this AUP. Findoo
also reserves the right to suspend, filter or block, and/or terminate
Customer's access if Customer's account is being used to exploit
or attack the Service or the networks of others. If Customer's account
has been compromised and attempts to reach Customer and/or to have
Customer repair a breach of security fail, Findoo reserves the right to suspend or terminate Customer's service.
If Customer's access is suspended or terminated, Findoo, in its sole discretion, may refuse to accept all new e-mail
sent to the terminated e-mail address and delete Customer's data
stored on Service. Findoo will fully cooperate
with law enforcement authorities in the detection and prosecution
of illegal activity.
Violation of Rules
Breaking any of these aforementioned rules may result in immediate
account suspension with out refund, as well as criminal prosecution
where deemed necessary.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY: Findoo shall not be responsible for any claimed damages,
including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise
from servers going off-line or being unavailable for any reason
whatsoever. Further, Findoo shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including
incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the corruption
or deletion of any web site from one of Findoo servers. All damages shall be limited
to the immediate termination of service. Findoo shall be the sole arbiter of
what is and is not a violation of these acceptable use policies.
the right to terminate an account at any time and for any reason
that causes harm to any customer's web sites. Findoo reserves the right to delete
all content and files upon termination. Findoo reserves the right to withhold any
pre-paid funds for any site removed for violations of these policies.
the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion.
the right to change these Policies without prior notice or warning.
Non-enforcement of any part of these Policies does not constitute
Affordable ecommerce web hosting Terms
last updated at
March 7, 2005.