Terms and Conditions (AUP)
Argosy Computing reserves the right to revise its policies at any time without notice.
Your privacy is very important to us. The information we collect during signup is for internal use only. It will not be sold, rented, or given to a 3rd party for marketing purposes.
Zero Tolerance Spam Policy
We take a zero tolerance stance against sending of unsolicited e-mail, commonly known as spam. Any user who sends out spam will have their account terminated without notice. Argosy Computing reserves the right to require changes or disable as necessary any web site, account, database, or other component that does not comply with this policy, at its sole discretion. Argosy Computing also reserves the right to make any such modifications in an emergency at our sole discretion. Argosy Computing reserves the right to charge the holder of the account used to send any unsolicited e-mail a clean up fee. This cost of the "clean up fee" is left entirely to the discretion of Argosy Computing.
I. Terms of Service
Argosy Computing provides worldwide webpage hosting. Argosy Computing reserves the right to suspend or cancel a customer's access to any or all services provided by Argosy Computing at any time without notice or reason. Argosy Computing also reserves the right to cancel or suspend a customer's account if they breach our terms. Argosy Computing reserves the right to refuse service to anyone without notice or reason.
By using our web hosting services, you agree to comply with our policies. You are expected to use the Internet with respect, courtesy, and responsibility, giving due regard to the rights of other Internet users. We expect you to have a basic knowledge of how the Internet functions, the types of uses which are generally acceptable, and the types of uses which are to be avoided. Common sense is the best guide as to what is considered acceptable use.
The following are unacceptable uses:
Illegality in any form, including but not limited to activities such as unauthorized distribution or copying of copyrighted software, violation of U.S. export restrictions, harassment, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, using our servers to send unsolicited email (SPAM) and other illegal activities.
II. Account-Holder Identification Information
You agree that you, as the person legally responsible for all use of this account, are at least 18 years of age. If you are under 18 years of age, you need to have parental consent in order to sign up, and the account must be ordered by a parent or guardian, in their own name. You agree to supply Argosy Computing with a current and truthful name, postal address, email address and telephone number for our records, and you have a continued obligation to keep this information current. You also agree that you are an authorized user of any credit card that you supply to us or our payment partner(s), and you understand and agree that we have an obligation to fully investigate any possible fraudulent credit card use.
III. Account Setup
We will setup your account after we have verified your signup information. It is your responsibility to provide us with an email address which is not @ the domain(s) you are signing up under and current phone number.
IV. Resource Usage
Users may not initiate the following:
a) Run any process that requires more than 5Mb of memory space, more than 15 CPU seconds, or use more than 5% of all available system resources at any time.
b) Run any type of interactive real-time chat applications that require server resources. Remotely-hosted services are fully allowed.
c) Run stand-alone, unattended server-side processes at any point in time on the server. This includes any and all daemons, such as IRCD.
d) Run any software that interfaces with an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) network.
V. Account Use
Argosy Computing does not allow any of the following content to be hosted:
a) Illegal Material - This includes copyrighted works, commercial audio, video, or music files, and any material in violation of any Federal, State or Local regulation.
b) Adult Material - Includes all pornography, erotic images, or otherwise lewd or obscene content. The designation of "adult material" is left entirely to the discretion of Argosy Computing.
c) Warez - Includes pirated software, ROMS, emulators, phreaking, hacking, password cracking. IP spoofing, etc., and encrypting of any of the above. Also includes any sites which provide "links to" or "how to" information about such material.
d) Other Material - Any material we feel to be abusive, effect or could effect the operation of the service and/or effect other internet users. The designation of "abusive" is left entirely to the discretion of Argosy Computing. All rights reserved.
VI. Backups and Data Loss
Your use of the service is at your sole risk. Argosy Computing is not responsible for files and data residing on your account. You agree to take full responsibility for files and data transferred and to maintain all appropriate backup of files and data stored on Argosy Computing servers.
VII. Cancellation and Refunds
Argosy Computing reserves the right to cancel the account at any time. Customers may cancel their account at any time.
VIII. Bandwidth Usage
You are allocated a monthly bandwidth allowance. If additional bandwidth will be required for a given month, customer will be contacted and given the opportunity to purchase additional bandwidth.
Customer agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold Argosy Computing harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against Argosy Computing, its agents, its customers, officers and employees, that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by customer, it's agents, employees or assigns. Customer agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Argosy Computing against liabilities arising out of; (1) any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or otherwise distributed in connection with Argosy Computing's server; (2) any material supplied by customer infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party; (3) copyright infringement and (4) any defective products sold to customer from Argosy Computing's server.
Argosy Computing will not be responsible for any damages your business may suffer. Argosy Computing makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide. Argosy Computing disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by argosy computing and its employees. Argosy Computing reserves the right to revise its policies at any time.
LAST UPDATED: October, 2011