Acceptable Use Policy
This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) dictates the use of YourSmartHost's web hosting services. Please note that the violation of the below mentioned points of AUP will result into suspension or termination of your services. In case of any disputes, the appropriate jurisdiction is Surat Courts in India. Do not hesitate to contact email@example.com in case of any question about AUP. It is a must to comply to AUP for all service users (you, your affiliates, agents). The latest AUP is written below:
Customer can only use YourSmartHost web hosting servers for legal purposes. Communication of any material in violation of any country, federal, state or local regulation is strictly forbidden. To this effect, child pornography and general pornography is prohibited as well as housing any copyright information on YourSmartHost web hosting servers. Using YourSmartHost's servers or network to support the commission of illegal activities is impermissible. Activities below are also not permitted:
Websites leading to hacking activities or the distribution of hacking tools are prohibited. Also, the usage of YourSmartHost’s computer systems or network to access any system, service, or network without the owner’s permission is explicitly prohibited.
Anonymous proxies are easily misused and often cause damage to both the servers and the network they are connected to. Hence they are forbidden on YourSmartHost's servers & networks. Proxy, VPN, Warez, Escrow, High Yield Investment Programs (HYIP), Illegal Gambling and Lottery sites or Services.
Customer agrees to not have any content on their site that advocates, sells or in any way makes available tools or methods to send unsolicited e-mail or usenet postings (spam), or to use YourSmartHost web hosting’s servers for relaying unsolicited e-mail or usenet postings, or to use unsolicited e-mail or usenet postings to advertise for their site hosted at YourSmartHost. Any complaint we receive about a violation of this or the preceding two points will be taken very seriously and will result in immediate account cancellation without a refund. You must comply with the rules and conventions for postings to any bulletin board, chat group or other forum in which you participate, such as IRC and USENET groups including their rules for content and commercial postings. These groups usually prohibit the posting of off-topic commercial messages, or mass postings to multiple forums.
Any kind of bulk emailing is strictly prohibited with shared or reseller hosting. With VPS and dedicated hosting, you must obtain YourSmartHost's advance approval for any bulk commercial e-mail, which will not be given unless you are able to demonstrate all of the following to YourSmartHost's reasonable satisfaction:
Collecting or using email addresses, screen names or other personal symbols without the permission of the person identified.
You may not publish, distribute, or otherwise copy in any manner any music, software, art, or other work protected by copyright law unless:
you have been expressly authorized by the owner of the copyright for the work to copy the work in that manner;
you are otherwise permitted by established law of the country to copy the work in that manner.
YourSmartHost will terminate the service of repeat copyright infringers.
You accept that if YourSmartHost IP numbers allotted to your account are listed on an maltreatment database or blacklist, you will be in violation of this AUP, and YourSmartHost may take action to defend its IP numbers, that results in termination of your service, regardless of whether the IP numbers were listed as a result of your actions.
Investment sites such as FOREX, Gold Exchangeis unfair or deceptive under the consumer protection laws of any jurisdiction, including chain letters and pyramid schemes;
Usage of the YourSmartHost network to mock another person or entity, be it through Email, Forums,Blogs or any other way, is considered illegal.
Customer agrees not to get engaged in activities pertaining to black hat SEO, spamdexing, link farming, content spamming. These activities can have severe harmful effects on server performance.
Any conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against YourSmartHost's network or website, or YourSmartHost's employees, officers or other agents, including engaging in behavior that results in any server being the target of a denial of service attack (DoS).Security
It is your responsibility to undertake security efforts such as protecting the confidentiality of your password and regular change of passwords at regular intervals.
If you have any issue with the site hosted which infringes your copyright, please send us complete details at below address:
401, Meridian Tower, Udhana Darwaja
Ring Road, Surat (Gujarat)
INDIA - 395002
The details must include below:
You must have valid and current information on file with your domain name registrar for any domain hosted on the YourSmartHost network.
YourSmartHost.com is under no compulsion or duty to monitor or police our customer's activities unless it is brought to notice. We agree to immediately suspend/terminate illegal activities if they come under notice through any means, however we disclaim any responsibility for any misuse of the network.
You can direct your questions regarding AUP to firstname.lastname@example.org