OneSpiffy maintains a general policy to act as a neutral provider of access to the global Internet.
OneSpiffy reserves the right to suspend or cancel a customer’s access to any or all services provided by OneSpiffy when OneSpiffy decides that the account has been used inappropriately.
The following are considered violations of OneSpiffy Acceptable Use Policy (referred to as “AUP”),
1. Illegal use
OneSpiffy’s services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. OneSpiffy reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.
2. Publishing, FTP and Web Content
OneSpiffy does not allow the following content (including but not limited to text, images, graphics, animations, movies, videos and scripts, collectively referred to as “content”) and links to content depicting the following on our Networks and Servers,
a. Pornographic, Sexually Explicit or Violent Content.
b. Content Illegal by nature.
c. Pirated Software Sites.
The customer may not use the hosting account provided as a remote storage solution. 75% of the content located in the customers hosting account must be associated and links with web applications.
Use of the OneSpiffy service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property.
Use of the OneSpiffy service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another.
5. 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 information is prohibited. The use of anonymous remailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.
6. Fraudulent activity
Use of OneSpiffy service to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services, or to advance any type of financial scam such as “pyramid schemes” and “chain letters”.
7. Unsolicited Commercial Email / Unsolicited Bulk Email (“UCE” or “SPAM”)
Use of the OneSpiffy 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 OneSpiffy account.
Anyone hosting websites or services on their 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.
8. 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 OneSpiffy account.
9. E-mail / Message Forging
Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the OneSpiffy service is in violation of this AUP.
10. Usenet SPAMing
OneSpiffy 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.
11. Unauthorized Access
Use of the OneSpiffy service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of OneSpiffy’s 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 OneSpiffy account is subject to immediate termination.
12. Copyright or Trademark Infringement
Use of the OneSpiffy 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.
13. Collection of personal data
Use of the OneSpiffy service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent.
14. Network disruptions and unfriendly activity
Use of the OneSpiffy service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use OneSpiffy 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. OneSpiffy 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.
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.
17. 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.
18. Inappropriate Use of Software
Use of software or any device that would facilitate a continued connection, i.e. pinging, while using OneSpiffy services could result in suspension service.
19. Third Party Accountability
OneSpiffy subscribers will be held responsible and accountable for any activity by third parties, using their account, which violates guidelines created within the Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”).
20. Torrent Trackers
Accounts may not be used as torrent trackers of any kind. This includes torrent trackers of legitimate content.
21. Proxy Scripts
Accounts may not run proxy scripts of any kind such as, but not limited to, PHPProxy or CGIProxy.
22. Chat Scripts
Accounts may not run chat scripts of any kind. This includes shout boxes and chat rooms but is not limited to just them.