Acceptable Use Policy

 

 

2ClickHere.com's Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") is provided to give our customers & users a clear understanding of what 2ClickHere.com expects of them while using our services.

 

This Policy applies to each Customer and its employees, agents, contractors or other users of such Customer who obtain Services from 2ClickHere.com (each such person being a "User"). Each User should use common sense and good judgment in connection with the Services. Parents or guardians should always supervise minors in using the Internet. Parents and guardians should remain aware at all times of what is on the Internet and how the minors under their care are using the Services and the Internet. Parental consent is required for children under the age of 13 to disclose any personal information or to access our Customer Support Center, Customer Forums, or to utilize the Services.

 

Use of 2ClickHere.com Service constitutes acceptance and agreement to 2ClickHere.com's AUP & TOS (Acceptable Use Policy and Terms of Service)

 

This Acceptable Use Policy will be revised from time to time, with or without notice to the customer. A customer's use of 2ClickHere.com' services after changes to the Acceptable Use Policy will constitute the customer's acceptance of any new or additional terms of the Acceptable Use Policy that result from those changes.

 

As this Acceptable Use Policy is subject to change, notification will be attempted by making the new revision publicly available via 2ClickHere.com' Web site, www.2ClickHere.com.

2ClickHere.com wishes to emphasize that in signing the service agreement, subscribers indemnify 2ClickHere.com for any violation of the service agreement, law, or 2ClickHere.com policy, that results in loss to 2ClickHere.com or the bringing of any claim against 2ClickHere.com by any third-party. This means that if 2ClickHere.com is sued because of a subscriber's or customer of a subscriber's activity, the subscriber will pay any damages awarded against 2ClickHere.com, plus costs and reasonable attorneys' fees. 

 

Acceptable Use Policy

2ClickHere.com has a responsibility to protect each client and to provide the best services available. The following guidelines were designed to ensure these obligations are met.

 

Content

All services provided by 2ClickHere.com may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any United States Federal, State or City law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be threatening or obscene or material protected by trade secret and other statute. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless 2ClickHere.com from any claims resulting from the use of the service which damages the subscriber or any other party. All pornographic content and sex-related merchandising is prohibited on all 2ClickHere.com servers. This includes sites that may infer sexual content or links to adult content elsewhere. 2ClickHere.com will be the sole arbiter in determining violations of this provision. Also prohibited are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to 2ClickHere.com servers or any other server on the internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.

 

Examples of unacceptable content

  • Warez sites

  • Safe List

  • Sex Sites

  • Gambling / Casino relates

  • Pirated software

  • Cracking programs of any kind

  • FTP Sites for large downloads

  • Spam supporting material (email lists)

  • Uploading MP3/Real Audio™/Real Video™ (these files are not allowed on our servers)

2ClickHere.com will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.

 

Commercial Advertising - Email

Spamming, the sending of unsolicited email, or the selling of spam supporting material from a 2ClickHere.com servers prohibited. Using an email address or domain that is maintained on an 2ClickHere.com machine as reference, or as a location of such activity is STRICTLY prohibited. 2ClickHere.com will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.

 

Server Abuse

Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server, or customer, of 2ClickHere.com is strictly prohibited.

 

AUP General Information

We support the uncensored flow of information and ideas over the Internet and do not actively monitor subscriber activity under normal circumstances. Similarly, we do not exercise editorial control over the content of any web site, e-mail transmission, newsgroups, or other material created or accessible over or through the services, except for certain proprietary Web sites. However, in accordance with our TOS (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 AUP. 2ClickHere.com may cooperate with legal authorities and/or third parties in the investigation of any suspected or alleged crime or civil wrongdoing. Your violation of this AUP may result in the suspension or immediate termination of either your 2ClickHere.com account or other actions as detailed in our AUP and TOS WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.

This document is intended to provide a basic understand of 2ClickHere.com's Acceptable Use Policy. The following are guidelines for the establishment and enforcement of 2ClickHere.com's AUP:

  • Ensure reliable service to our customers

  • Ensure security and privacy of our systems and network, as well as the networks and systems of others

  • Comply with existing laws

  • Maintain our reputation as a responsible service provider

  • Encourage responsible use of the Internet and discourage activities which reduce the usability and value of Internet services

  • Preserve the value of Internet resources as a conduit for free expression and exchange of information

  • Preserve the privacy and security of individual users

The 2ClickHere.com intends to provide its customers access to everything the Internet has to offer. While 2ClickHere.com is firmly committed to the principles of free speech, certain activities that may be damaging to the resources of both the 2ClickHere.com and the Internet and cannot be permitted under the guise of free speech. The resources of the 2ClickHere.com and the Internet are limited, and abuse of these resources by one user has a negative impact on the entire community. 

We do not routinely monitor the activity of accounts except for measurements of system utilization and the preparation of billing records. However, in our efforts to promote good citizenship within the Internet community, we will respond appropriately if we become aware of inappropriate use of our service.

You may not use your virtual site to publish material, which 2ClickHere.com determines, at its sole discretion, to be unlawful, indecent or objectionable. For purposes of this policy, "material" refers to all forms of communications including narrative descriptions, graphics (including photographs, illustrations, images, drawings, logos), executable programs, chat programs, video recordings, and audio recordings (MP3 files).  Excessive storage of MP3 files & Video files are not permitted as these files consume excessive resources on our servers.

 

If you're not the copyright holder of the material placed on your site (unless the material is public domain) please do not place this material on your virtual site as this will result in the possible cancellation of your account. For purposes of this policy, "material" refers to all forms of communications including narrative descriptions, graphics (including photographs, illustrations, images, drawings, logos), executable programs, video recordings, and audio recordings (MP3 files). 

 

NO ADULT orientated, Streaming Media, Chat or Warez material may be stored on your virtual site.

If a 2ClickHere.com account is used to violate our AUP and/or our TOS, we reserve the right to terminate your service without notice. We prefer to advise customers of inappropriate behavior and any necessary corrective action, however, flagrant violations of the Acceptable Use Policy will result in immediate termination of service (we will not refund any unused hosting term left on your account). Our failure to enforce this policy, for whatever reason, shall not be construed as a waiver of our right to do so at any time.

As a member of our network community, you must use your Internet access responsibly.

 

 

VIOLATIONS OF 2ClickHere.com ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

The following constitute violations of this AUP:

  • Illegal use: 2ClickHere.com's services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. 2ClickHere.com reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.

  • Harm to minors: Use of the 2ClickHere.com service to harm, or attempt to harm, minors in any way, including, but not limited to child pornography.

  • Threats: Use of the 2ClickHere.com service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property. 

  • Harassment: Use of the 2ClickHere.com service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another.

  • Fraudulent activity: Use of 2ClickHere.com service to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services, or to advance any type of financial scam such as "pyramid schemes," "ponzi schemes," and "chain letters."

  • Forgery or impersonation: Adding, removing or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. Attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying information is prohibited. The use of anonymous remailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.

  • Unsolicited commercial e-mail / Unsolicited bulk e-mail (SPAM) Use of the 2ClickHere.com service to transmit any unsolicited commercial or unsolicited bulk e-mail is expressly prohibited. Violations of this type will result in the immediate termination of the offending 2ClickHere.com account.

  • E-mail / News Bombing: Malicious intent to impede another person's use of electronic mail services or news will result in the immediate termination of the offending 2ClickHere.com account.

  • E-mail / Message Forging: Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the 2ClickHere.com service is in violation of this AUP.

  • Usenet SPAMing: 2ClickHere.com has a zero tolerance policy for the use of its network for the posting of messages or commercial advertisements, which violate the rules, regulations, FAQ or charter of any newsgroups or mailing list. Commercial messages that are appropriate under the rules of a newsgroup or mailing list or that are solicited by the recipients are permitted.

  • Unauthorized access: Use of the 2ClickHere.com service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of 2ClickHere.com's or another entity's computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data, is expressly prohibited and the offending 2ClickHere.com account is subject to immediate termination.

  • Copyright or trademark infringement: Use of the 2ClickHere.com service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software.

  • Collection of personal data: Use of the 2ClickHere.com service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent.

  • Network disruptions and unfriendly activity: Use of the 2ClickHere.com service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use 2ClickHere.com Services or the Internet. This includes "denial of service" (DOS) attacks against another network host or individual user. Interference with or disruption of other network users, services or equipment is prohibited. It is the Member's responsibility to ensure that their network is configured in a secure manner. A Subscriber may not, through action or inaction, allow others to use their network for illegal or inappropriate actions. A Subscriber may not permit their network, through action or inaction, to be configured in such a way that gives a third party the capability to use their network in an illegal or inappropriate manner. Unauthorized entry and/or use of another company and/or individual's computer system will result in immediate account termination. 2ClickHere.com will not tolerate any subscriber attempting to access the accounts of others, or penetrate security measures of other systems, whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.

  • Fraud: Involves a knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement, writing or activity made with the intent that the person receiving it will act upon it.

  • Infringement of Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, or Intellectual Property Right: Distribution and/or posting of copyrighted or the aforementioned infringements will not be tolerated.

  • Distribution of Viruses: Intentional distributions of software that attempts to and/or causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or computer systems are prohibited. Such an offense will result in the immediate termination of the offending account.

  • Inappropriate Use of Software: Use of software or any device that would facilitate a continued connection, i.e. pinging, while using 2ClickHere.com services could result in suspension/cancellation of service.

  • Third Party Accountability: 2ClickHere.com subscribers will be held responsible and accountable for any activity by third parties, using their account, that violates guidelines created within the Acceptable Use Policy.

 

Security

You are responsible for any misuse of your account, even if the inappropriate activity was committed by another user under you account, friend, family member, guest or employee. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not gain unauthorized access to your account. In addition, you may not use your account to breach security of another account or attempt to gain unauthorized access to another network or server.

  • Your password provides access to your account. It is your responsibility to keep your password secure.

  • Sharing your password and account access with unauthorized users is prohibited. You should take care to prevent others from using your account since you will be held responsible for such use.

  • Attempting to obtain another user's account password is strictly prohibited, and may result in termination of service.

  • You must adopt adequate security measures to prevent or minimize unauthorized use of your account.

  • You may not attempt to circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network or account. This includes, but is not limited to, accessing data not intended for you, logging into or making use of a server or account you are not expressly authorized to access, or probing the security of other networks. Use or distribution of tools designed for compromising security is prohibited. Examples of these tools include, but are not limited to, password guessing programs, cracking tools or network probing tools.

  • You may not attempt to interfere with service to any user, host or network ("denial of service attacks"). This includes, but is not limited to, "flooding" of networks, deliberate attempts to overload a service, and attempts to "crash" a host.

  • Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability. 2ClickHere.com will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations.

 

 

Disclaimer

 

2ClickHere.com expressly disclaims any obligation to monitor its Customers and other Users with respect to violations of this Policy. 2ClickHere.com has no liability or responsibility for the actions of any of its Customers or other Users or any content any User may post on any Web site.

Reporting Violations of 2ClickHere.com AUP

2ClickHere.com requests that anyone who believes that there is a violation of this AUP direct the information to the Abuse Department at AUP Violation.

If available, please provide the following information:

  • The IP address used to commit the alleged violation

  • The date and time of the alleged violation, including the time zone or offset from GMT

  • Evidence of the alleged violation

E-mail with full header information provides all of the above, as do system log files. Other situations will require different methods of providing the above information.

 

 

Remedies

 

If 2ClickHere.com learns of a violation of this Policy, 2ClickHere.com will respond to the applicable Customer and may, in 2ClickHere.com’s sole discretion, take any of the following actions, in accordance with the severity and duration of the violation:

  1. Warning the Customer;

  2. Suspending the offending Customer from the Services;

  3. Terminating the offending Customer from the Services;

  4. Imposing fees or charges on the offending Customer account in accordance with the applicable service contract;

  5. Removing the offending content;

  6. Bring legal action to enjoin violations and/or to collect damages, if any, cause by violations; and

  7. Taking other action in accordance with this Policy, the applicable service contract or applicable law.

 

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 2ClickHere.com must adhere to the above policies. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation. 2ClickHere.com reserves the right to deny the refund of any monies paid thus far if these policies are broken. 

 

 

REVISIONS TO THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY

2ClickHere.com reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this AUP, our TOS (Terms of Service) and our other policies and agreements at any time and in any manner.

 

 

 

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