In keeping with safeguarding the privacy laws,copyright and trademark laws,and maintaining system and network security,myWeb ,has established its Acceptable Use Policy (“Policy”) to be adhered to and made effective June 1st,2004. The Policy applies to all users of the myWeb Network,including myWeb customers and their end users. myWeb may at any time terminate service for any violation of the Policy for violations involving single or repeated violations of the prohibitions listed below on copyright as set forth in the paragraphs titled Illegal Usage,System and Network Security,Email Abuse,and Solicitation Abuse. myWeb has points of contact for addressing these complaints. If you have any questions concerning the Policy and use of it,please contact myWeb Administration at 01206 808 780 or [email protected]
This Acceptable Use Policy specifies the actions prohibited by myWeb (” myWeb “) to users of the myWeb Network. myWeb reserves the right to modify the Policy at any time. Posting of the Policy and its updates can be found at /us/legal/aup.htm
Customers may not operate and maintain IRC servers which connect to global IRC networks such as Undernet,EFnet and DALnet. Use of IRC plug-ins,scripts,add-ons,clones or other software designed to disrupt or deny service to other users is prohibited. Harassing or abusive IRC activity is expressly prohibited under theAcceptableUse Policy,including (i) disruption or denial of service or (ii) the use or joining of “botnets” or the use of IRC BNC’s or other proxy and re-direction software. If a Customer’s IRC servers are frequently compromised or attract denial of service or distributed denial of service attacks that disrupt or denies service to other Customers or users,myWeb may null-route,filter,suspend,or terminate that Customer’s service.
Users may not send unsolicited bulk messages over the Internet (i.e.,“spamming”) and must comply with all relevant legislation and regulations on bulk and commercial e-mail,including the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003.
Mass Mailings- Users may not send mass unsolicited e-mail,which is email that is sent to recipients who have not Confirmed Opt-In or Closed-Loop Opt-In in to mailings from the User. Users who send mass mailings must maintain complete and accurate records of all consents and opt-ins,including the actual e-mail and its headers,and provide such records to myWeb upon its request. If a User cannot provide positive and verifiable proof of such consents and opt-ins,myWeb will consider the mass mailing to be unsolicited.
Mailing Lists- Users are prohibited from operating mailing lists,listservs,or mailing services that do not target an audience that has voluntarily signed up for e-mail information using a Confirmed Opt-In or Closed-Loop Opt-In process or that has made their e-mail addresses available to a User for distribution of information. Users who operate mailing lists must maintain complete and accurate records of all consents and Confirmed Opt-In or Closed-Loop Opt-In elections (including the actual e-mails and their headers) and provide such records to myWeb upon its request. If a User cannot provide positive and verifiable proof of such consents and Confirmed Opt-In or Closed-Loop Opt-In elections,myWeb will consider the list mailing to be unsolicited. Any User-maintained mailing list must also allow any party on the list to remove itself automatically and permanently.
Other prohibited activities include,without limitation,the following:
If any Customer or any Third Party User that is a customer of our Customer uses myWeb Services,myWeb Network or its physical infrastructure in a manner that causes myWeb to be “blacklisted” or blocked,myWeb reserves the right to (i) suspend permanently or terminate myWeb Services of such Customer and/or (ii) suspend or terminate the access to myWeb services if we receive more than two spam complains within 24 hours (iii) suspend permanently or terminate the access to myWeb Services,myWeb Network or its physical infrastructure by such Third Party User. Operating myWeb Service on behalf of,or in connection with,or reselling any service to persons or firms listed in the Spamhaus Register of Known Spam Operations database at www.spamhaus.org shall constitute a violation of this Accetable Use Policy. Block Removal If,as a result of a Customer’s actions,myWeb ’s mail servers or IP address ranges are placed on black hole lists or other mail filtering software systems,myWeb shall charge Customer 0 upfront and 0 per hour thereafter for any necessary remedial actions.
Violations of system or network security are prohibited,and may result in criminal and civil liability and persecution. myWeb will investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. Examples of system or network security violations include,without limitation,the following:
Sending unsolicited mail messages,including,without limitation,commercial advertising and informational announcements,is explicitly prohibited. A user shall not use another site’s mail server to relay mail without the express permission of the site.
Posting the same or similar message to one or more newsgroups (excessive cross-posting or multiple-posting,also known as “SPAM”) is explicitly prohibited.
Engaging in activities,whether lawful or unlawful,that myWeb ,determines to be harmful to its subscribers,operations,reputation,goodwill,or customer relations.
INDIRECT OR ATTEMPT VIOLATIONS OF THE POLICY,AND ACTUAL ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS BY A THIRD PARTY ON BEHALF OF A MYWEB CUSTOMER OR A CUSTOMERS END USER,SHALL BE CONSIDERED VIOLATIONS OF THE POLICY BY SUCH CUSTOMER OR END USER. myWeb Interim Designation of Agent to Receive Notification of Claimed Copyright Infringement pursuant to the Digital Millennium Copyright Act,17 U.S.C. Section 512
Complaints regarding illegal Use or abuse of System or Network Security,Email,Solicitation or Spam should be emailed to myWeb at [email protected]