This Acceptable Use Policy (the “Policy” or “AUP”) is an integral part of your agreement with Boyce Suite Company Ltd. for the provision of services (collectively the “Services”) set forth on the Service Order.
This Policy is designed to help protect Boyce Suite Company Ltd.’s customers from irresponsible and/or illegal activities. The Policy is a non-exclusive list of the actions prohibited by Boyce Suite Company Ltd., and Boyce Suite Company Ltd. reserves the right to modify the Policy at any time, effective upon notice to you. Boyce Suite Company Ltd. reserves the sole and absolute right to interpret, apply, define and implement this Policy.
BOYCE SUITE COMPANY LTD. RETAINS THE RIGHT, AT ITS SOLE DISCRETION, TO REFUSE NEW SERVICE TO ANY INDIVIDUAL, GROUP, OR BUSINESS. BOYCE SUITE COMPANY LTD. ALSO RETAINS THE RIGHT TO DISCONTINUE SERVICE TO CUSTOMERS WITH EXCESSIVE AND/OR MULTIPLE REPEATED VIOLATIONS. NO CREDIT WILL BE AVAILABLE UNDER BOYCE SUITE COMPANY LTD.’S SERVICE LEVEL AGREEMENT FOR INTERRUPTIONS OF SERVICE RESULTING FROM AUP VIOLATIONS.
Any use of Boyce Suite Company Ltd. Services in a manner which is defined or deemed to be statutorily illegal is a direct violation of Boyce Suite Company Ltd.’s AUP. This includes, but is not limited to: death threats, terroristic threats, threats of harm or another individual, multi-level marketing schemes, “Ponzi schemes”, invasion of privacy, credit card fraud, racketeering, defamation, slander, and other common illegal activities.
You represent and warrant that you are not a person to whom Boyce Suite Company Ltd. is legally prohibited to provide the Services. You may not use the Services for the development, design, manufacture, production, stockpiling, or use of nuclear, chemical or biological weapons, weapons of mass destruction, or missiles, or as otherwise prohibited by law, nor may you provide administrative access to the Service to any person (including any natural person or government or private entity) that is located in or is a national of any country that is embargoed or highly restricted under Barbados export regulations.
You may not use any Boyce Suite Company Ltd. Service to distribute content or links to content that Boyce Suite Company Ltd. reasonably believes:
Boyce Suite Company Ltd. has a zero-tolerance policy on child pornography and related sites. The hosting of child pornography or related sites or contact information is in direct violation of federal law and Boyce Suite Company Ltd.’s AUP.
Boyce Suite Company Ltd. absolutely prohibits the use of services or network services for the origination or control of denial of service (“DoS”) attacks or distributed denial of service (“DDOS”) attacks. Any relation to DoS or DDoS type activity is a direct violation of Boyce Suite Company Ltd.’s AUP.
Any attempts to undermine or cause harm to a Boyce Suite Company Ltd. server or subscriber of Boyce Suite Company Ltd. is strictly prohibited including, but not limited to:
You agree that we may quarantine or delete any data stored on the Boyce Suite Company Ltd. network if the data is infected with a virus, or is otherwise corrupted, and has the potential to infect or corrupt the network or other customers’ data that is stored on the network.
We do not allow IRC, Egg Drops, BNC, or IRC bots to be operated on our servers or network. Files with references to IRC or any likeness thereof are prohibited. Also, any program that acts like an IRC server or that provide chat functions that run as background processes are not allowed.
We do not allow proxy servers of any kind, whether for personal or business use. Files with references to any proxy or likeness thereof are prohibited.
We do not allow game servers (dedicated game server programs) of any kind.
Boyce Suite Company Ltd. prohibits utilizing dedicated services or network services for fraudulent activities. Participation in fraudulent activities is in direct violation of state and federal law and Boyce Suite Company Ltd.’s AUP.
Boyce Suite Company Ltd. prohibits the storage, distribution, fabrication, or use of malware including virus software, root kits, password crackers, adware, keystroke capture programs and other programs normally used in malicious activity; provided, however, programs used in the normal ordinary course of business are deemed acceptable. As an example, a security company hosting at Boyce Suite Company Ltd. analyzes the latest root kit for new security analysis/software.
Boyce Suite Company Ltd. strictly prohibits any activity associated with phishing or systems designed to collect personal information (name, account numbers, user names, passwords, etc.) under false pretense. Splash pages, phishing forms, email distribution, proxy email or any relation to phishing activities will result in immediate removal.
High Yield Investment Plans or Ponzi schemes with the intent to defraud end users are illegal and not allowed on the network. This includes hosting, linking and/or advertising via email websites or schemes designed to defraud.
You may not attempt to probe, scan, penetrate or test the vulnerability of a Boyce Suite Company Ltd. system, subsystem or network or to attempt to breach security or authentication measures, whether by passive or intrusive techniques, without Boyce Suite Company Ltd.’s express written consent.
You may only use IP addresses assigned to you by Boyce Suite Company Ltd. in connection with your Boyce Suite Company Ltd. Services. You agree that if the Boyce Suite Company Ltd. IP addresses assigned to your account are listed on an abuse database, you will be in violation of this AUP, and Boyce Suite Company Ltd. may take reasonable action to protect its IP addresses, including suspension and/or termination of your Service, regardless of whether the IP addresses were listed as a result of your actions.
You may not use any Boyce Suite Company Ltd. Service to send Bulk Mail. “Bulk Mail” means email messages of similar content that are sent to more than three hundred (300) recipients. Attempts to circumvent this restriction by breaking up bulk email over time, using multiple accounts, or other means will be a violation of this restriction. A mail message sent to other users within your domain names hosted on the Boyce Suite Company Ltd. system is not considered Bulk Mail.
You may not send unsolicited email. Email is unsolicited if you have no pre-existing relationship with the recipient, unless the recipient has published or otherwise provided his or her email address in a manner which implies consent to receive the email. You may not send email of any kind to a person who has indicated that they do not wish to receive it. Any such email shall comply with all laws and regulations, including without limitation, the CAN SPAM Act.
You may not obscure the source of your email in any manner, including by intentionally omitting, forging, or misrepresenting messages headers or return addresses.
Complaints from email recipients and third-party abuse agencies (e.g. SpamHaus or Spamcop) shall be deemed proof of the facts stated therein unless you provide compelling evidence to the contrary. Boyce Suite Company Ltd. shall have the right to terminate your mail service if we receive excessive or repeated complaints from your email recipients, regardless of whether you are in breach of this AUP or are otherwise at fault.
Boyce Suite Company Ltd. may terminate your Services if your email address or related IP number(s) is/are blacklisted by any third-party, or Boyce Suite Company Ltd. is retaliated against as a result of your use of the mail system, regardless of whether you are in breach of this AUP or are otherwise at fault.
The use of dedicated services to send, receive, forward, or post UseNet unsolicited email or posts is a direct violation of Boyce Suite Company Ltd.’s AUP. This includes UseNet services located within the Boyce Suite Company Ltd. network or unrelated third party networks.
You must have valid and current information on file with your domain name registrar for any domain hosted on the Boyce Suite Company Ltd. network. You agree that if you register a DNS record or zone on Boyce Suite Company Ltd. managed or operated DNS servers or services for a domain of which you are not the registrant or administrative contact according to the registrar’s WHOIS system, that, upon request from the registrant or administrative contact according to the registrar’s WHOIS system, Boyce Suite Company Ltd. may modify, transfer, or delete such records or zones.
You, the customer, acknowledge that to facilitate efficient server management, inventory and related activities, the Boyce Suite Company Ltd. servers may include a Boyce Suite Company Ltd. administrative account and password and/or a Boyce Suite Company Ltd. daemon. All reasonable precautions are made by Boyce Suite Company Ltd. to maintain the security of these tools and the privacy of client data. You will not tamper, hinder, delete or in any way change the functioning of these tools.
Resellers: If you resell, rent or otherwise allow third parties to use any Boyce Suite Company Ltd. Services, you are responsible for use of the Services by such third parties in violation of this AUP to the same extent as if you were using Boyce Suite Company Ltd. Services yourself. You are also responsible for all accounting and support for your end customers.
Occasionally, Boyce Suite Company Ltd. is required by law to submit customer information to law enforcement officials when presented with a valid subpoena or order from a court or governmental entity. Information requested is disclosed as directed pursuant to the subpoena or order. Boyce Suite Company Ltd. utilizes great care in keeping customer information safe and private and will only release information described in the subpoena order. Boyce Suite Company Ltd. will notify customer of the information request to the extent permitted by the subpoena or order.
Boyce Suite Company Ltd. accepts reports of alleged violations of this AUP via https://www.boycesuite.com/contact-us.
Reports of alleged violations must be verified and include name, contact information, IP address, and description of the violation. Boyce Suite Company Ltd. owes no duty to third parties reporting alleged violations; provided, however, Boyce Suite Company Ltd. will use commercially reasonable efforts to review all verified third-party reports and will take appropriate actions.