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Acceptable Use Policy

ProgressiveHost Hosting's services may be used for lawful purposes only. Unacceptable practices include but are not limited to: drug dealing; attempting without authorization to access a computer system; pirating, violating copyright law, gambling; schemes to defraud; obscene material; sending a message or having content that is obscene, lewd, lascivious, filthy, or indecent with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass another person; threatening bodily harm or damage to individuals or groups; violating U.S. and International Export restrictions; stalking; or violating other state or federal law.

ProgressiveHost Hosting reserves the right to check system files, email, and other data on our servers for illegal content and materials, or for any other reasons deemed necessary.
 

Legal rights of others
Unacceptable activities in this regard include posting private information about a person without their consent, infringing intellectual property rights, defaming a person or business, and knowingly making available code which will have a deleterious effect on third party computers. ProgressiveHost Hosting supports free speech on the Internet, and will not suspend or cancel a customer's account simply because it disagrees with the views expressed by the customer. Where there are allegations that a customer's on-line activity has violated the legal rights of a third party, ProgressiveHost Hosting will not substitute itself for a court of law in deciding tort claims raised by the third party.
 

Server Resources
Running programs in the background on a ProgressiveHost Hosting's server without  prior written authorization, or running chat rooms, Internet Relay Chat, IRC bots, more then 1000 emails a day and the like are not acceptable uses of ProgressiveHost Hosting's servers. Further, any usage of fifteen percent (15%) or more of our system resources is an undue burden on our system and is unacceptable. If your usage ever exceeds fifteen percent (15%) of system resources, your account may be terminated immediately and without prior notice. In addition any domain that exceeds ten gigabytes of bandwidth traffic can be terminated without prior notice. Usage of scripts or other utilities to direct pointed domain names to subdirectories is not permitted and is grounds for termination of the account.

Hacking/Cracking
ProgressiveHost Hosting reserves the right to report illegal activities to any and all regulatory, administrative, and/or governmental authorities for prosecution. If you have any question regarding this abuse policy please feel free to contact ProgressiveHost Hosting at abuse@ProgressiveHost.net

ProgressiveHost Hosting Acceptable Uses Policy and Service Guidelines
ProgressiveHost Hosting provides web hosting services internationally and has a responsibility to ensure security and provide the highest quality of web hosting available. The following information and guidelines was designed to ensure the safety and security of our entire hosting network, servers and clientele.

Content
All services provided by ProgressiveHost Hosting may be used for lawful purposes only.

Transmission, storage or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any US Federal Law, or International Law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, material we judge to be threatening or obscene or material protected by trade secret, copyrighted material or other statute. The client agrees to indemnify and hold ProgressiveHost Hosting harmless from any claims resulting from the use of the service that damages the client or any other party.

Commercial Advertising - E-mail
Spamming, or the sending of unsolicited e-mail, from a ProgressiveHost Hosting server or using an e-mail address or domain that is maintained on a ProgressiveHost Hosting machine as reference is STRICTLY prohibited. ProgressiveHost Hosting will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.

IRC
IRC or IRC bots may not be operated on our servers at this time.

Server Abuse
Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server or customer of ProgressiveHost Hosting is strictly prohibited.

Refusal of Service
We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or suspend service at our sole discretion.

All Sub-Networks, distributive hosting sites and dedicated servers of ProgressiveHost Hosting must adhere to the above policies.

Failure to follow any term or conditions will be grounds for immediate account deactivation without refund.

If you have any question regarding this abuse policy please feel free to contact ProgressiveHost Hosting at abuse@ProgressiveHost.net

 

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