⇒ We will not provide services for any unacceptable or inappropriate material as determined by VAU Networks Ltd in its sole discretion, including but not limited to Topsites, IRC Scripts/Bots, Proxy Scripts/Anonymizers, Pirated Software/Warez, Image Hosting Scripts (similar to Photobucket or Tinypic), AutoSurf/PTC/PTS/PPC sites, IP Scanners, Bruteforce Programs/Scripts/Applications, Mail Bombers/Spam Scripts, Banner-Ad services (commercial banner ad rotation), File Dump/Mirror/Leech Scripts (similar to rapidshare,filesonic,megaupload), Commercial Audio and/or Video Streaming (more than three streams), Escrow/Bank Debentures, High-Yield Interest Programs (HYIP) or Related Sites, Investment Sites (FOREX, E-Gold Exchange, Second Life/Linden Exchange, Ponzi, MLM/Pyramid Scheme), Sale of any controlled substance without prior proof of appropriate permit(s), Prime Banks Programs, Lottery Sites, MUDs/RPGs/PPBGs, Hateful/Racist/Harassment oriented sites, Hacker focused sites/archives/programs, Sites promoting illegal activities, Forums and/or websites that distribute or link to warez/pirated/illegal content, Bank Debentures/Bank Debenture Trading Programs, Fraudulent Sites (Including, but not limited to sites listed at aa419.org & escrow-fraud.com), Mailer Pro Hacking, which includes, for example penetrating or attempting to access, without authorization, another computer or network. Port scans, stealth scans, and fraudulent credit card "phishing" techniques are also prohibited.
⇒ We will not provide services for hosting of files or other data that infringes on another's copyright or other intellectual property rights.
⇒ We will not provide services for spamming, or sending of bulk unsolicited email. We maintain a strict policy on spamming, which includes the sending of unauthorized commercial messages by use of our services, or by maintaining an open SMTP connection. We reserve the right to refuse or terminate service based on reasonable indications that you are engaged in spamming of any sort.
⇒ We will not provide services for uploading or linking to any content that violates another's right of publicity or privacy.
⇒ We will not provide services for distributing hate speech, or any other content that is obscene, abusing, which could be considered libellous and defamatory.
⇒ We will not provide services for hosting, storing, or distributing child pornography. If any such content is found and brought to our attention, the proper law enforcement agencies will be notified.
⇒ We will not provide services for hosting large amounts of data not specifically tied ("linked") to your hosting account. VAU Networks Ltd encourages users looking for file storage/backup solutions to seek other services that specialize in this.
⇒ We will not provide services for hosting, storing, or distributing pornographic material. This includes sites that may provide links to adult content elsewhere. In addition, our servers and services may not be used for the propagation, distribution, housing, processing, storing or otherwise handling in any way lewd, obscene, or satanic materials.
⇒ We will not provide services to run any type of web spiders or indexers
⇒ We will not provide services to run any software that interfaces with an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) network
⇒ We will not provide services to run, host, or store any P2P client, tracker, software, server, files, content or application, including bittorrent
⇒ We will not provide services to participate in any P2P or file-sharing networks
⇒ We will not provide services to run any gaming servers unless otherwise agreed
⇒ We will not provide services to run cron entries with intervals of less than 15 minutes
⇒ We will not provide services to use the server as a Backup/Storage device
⇒ We will not provide services to use the server for File/Data Archival Purposes
⇒ We will not provide services to Store over 100,000 files on an account
⇒ We will not provide services to constantly create and delete large numbers of files on a regular basis, or cause file system damage
⇒ We will not provide services to execute long-running, stand-alone, auto triggered, unattended server-side processes at any point in time on the server. This includes any and all bots or daemons, custom built shell scripts and other scripting languages and softwares.
⇒ We will not provide services to use our system resources that include but not limited to memory, cpu, disk, network, and bandwidth capacity, over 20%+ No longer than 90 seconds in any consecutive 6 hour period.
⇒ We will not provide services to run any MySQL queries longer than 15 seconds. MySQL tables should be indexed appropriately.
⇒ We will not provide services to use excessive resources which in the VAU Networks Ltd's sole discretion result in damage or degradation to the performance, usage, or experience of Servers, other users, other orders, and any of VAU Networks Ltd's services
⇒ We will not provide services to store a large number of media files (audio, video, etc.), wherein the limit is at VAU Networks Ltd's sole discretion
However, in accordance with our Terms of Service, we may remove any materials that, in our sole discretion, may be illegal, may subject us to liability, or which may violate this Acceptable Use Policy.
VAU Networks Ltd may cooperate with legal authorities and/or third parties in the investigation of any suspected or alleged crime or civil wrongdoing.
VAU Networks Ltd reserves the right to take reasonable preventative or corrective action to ensure that compliance with its Acceptable Use Policy is adhered to by all users of the service.
Your violation of this Acceptable Use Policy may result in the suspension or immediate termination of your account or other services WITHOUT ANY PRIOR NOTICE.
Acceptance and adherence to the VAU Networks Ltd's Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is a part of the VAU Networks Ltd's Terms of Service (TOS) to which each user of the service has agreed to.
If you have any questions about this Acceptable Use Policy, please contact us through our Support Center at VAU Networks.com/support