PEHosting's Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") is provided to give our
customers and users a clear understanding of what PEHosting expects of them
while using the service. All users of PEHosting's Internet services: those
who access some of our Services but do not have accounts, as well as those
who pay a service fee to subscribe to the Services, must comply with this
AUP and our TOS (Terms of Service).
Use of PEHosting Service
constitutes acceptance and agreement to PEHosting's AUP as well as
PEHosting's TOS (Terms of Service)
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. PEHosting 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 PEHosting account
or other actions as detailed in Section 3 WITHOUT PRIOR NOTICE.
This document is intended to provide a basic understanding of
PEHosting's Acceptable Use Policy. The following are guidelines for the
establishment and enforcement of PEHosting'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
PEHosting intends to provide its customers access to everything the
Internet has to offer. While the PEHosting is firmly committed to the
principles of free speech, certain activities that may be damaging to the
resources of both the PEHosting and the Internet cannot be permitted under
the guise of free speech. The resources of the PEHosting 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
dedicated server, shared hosting space or reseller hosting space to publish
material, which PEHosting.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, video recordings, and audio recordings.
PEHosting account is used to violate the Acceptable Use Policy 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. 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. If you have any questions regarding
this policy, please contact us at
VIOLATIONS OF PEHOSTING ACCEPTABLE USE
The following constitute violations of this AUP:
- Illegal use: PEHosting's services may not be used for illegal
purposes, or in support of illegal activities. PEHosting 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 PEHosting service to harm, or
attempt to harm, minors in any way, including, but not limited to child
- Threats: Use of the PEHosting 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 PEHosting service to transmit any
material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses
- Fraudulent activity: Use of PEHosting 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 infrmation 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 PEHosting 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 PEHosting
account. Anyone hosting websites or services on their server or given
Web space that support spammers or cause any of our IP space to be
listed in any of the various Spam Databases will have their account
immediately removed from our network. The server or the given Web space
will not be reactivated until such time that you agree to remove ANY
and ALL traces of the offending material immediately upon
reactivation and agree to allow us access to the server or the given Web
space to confirm that all material has been COMPLETELY removed.
Severe violations may result in immediate and permanent removal of the
server or the the given Web space from our network without notice to the
customer. Any server or a given Web space guilty of a second violation
WILL be immediately and permanently removed from our network
- 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 PEHosting account.
- E-mail / Message Forging: Forging any message header, in part
or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through
the PEHosting service is in violation of this AUP.
- Usenet SPAMing: PEHosting 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 PEHosting service to access,
or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or
attempt to penetrate, security measures of PEHosting'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 PEHosting account is subject to immediate termination.
- Copyright or trademark infringement: Use of the PEHosting
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
- Collection of personal data: Use of the PEHosting 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
PEHosting service for any activity which affects the ability of other
people or systems to use PEHosting 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. PEHosting 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
- Inappropriate Use of Software: Use of software or any device
that would facilitate a continued connection, i.e. pinging, while using
PEHosting services could result in suspension service.
- Third Party Accountability: PEHosting 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.
- Pornography and IRC Servers: It is absolutely forbidden to
host pornographic content or IRC servers on all accounts. Accounts found
hosting this material will be subject to immediate cancellation without
- IRC networks: It is absolutely forbidden to host an IRC
server that is part of or connected to another IRC network or server.
Servers or given Web spaces found to be connecting to or part of these
networks will be immediately removed from our network without notice.
The server or the given Web space will not be reactivated to the network
until such time that you agree to completely remove any and all traces
of the IRC server, and agree to let us have access to your server or
given Web space to confirm that the content has been completely
removed. Any server or a given Web space guilty of a second violation
will result in immediate account termination.
- File Hosting: File Hosting is strictly prohibited in all
servers of PEHosting.com. You may not use PEHosting.com only for file
storage and for distribution. You are allowed to have downloads on your
site however the purpose can not be for free file distribution similar
to downloads.com. Your used space may not exceed 10% of videos and music
files and you are limited to 5,000 files per account.
- Backup and Data Loss: Your use of PEHosting.com service is at
your sole risk. PEHosting.com is not responsible for any and all files
and data residing on your account on our servers. You agree to take full
responsibility for any and all files transferred to and reside on your
account and to maintain all appropriate backups of any and all files
stored on PEHosting.com server to which you have an account on.
- Resource Usage: You may not use 5% or more system resources
(This includes CPU & Memory). If this clause is breached your account
will be automatically suspended.
- Shared Hosting Accounts: You are not allowed to resell your
hosting space. You are not allowed to create accounts for third parties.
All domains under your account must be in your direct control and
administration. (This does not apply to reseller accounts).
You are responsible for any misuse of your
account, even if the inappropriate activity was committed by a 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. PEHosting 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.
PEHosting accounts operate on shared resources. Excessive use or abuse of
these shared network resources by one customer may have a negative impact on
all other customers. Misuse of network resources in a manner which impairs
network performance is prohibited by this policy and may result in
termination of your account.
You are prohibited from excessive
consumption of resources, including CPU time, memory, disk space and session
time. You may not use resource-intensive programs which negatively impact
other customers or the performances of PEHosting systems or networks.
PEHosting reserves the right to terminate or limit such activities.
REPORTING VIOLATIONS OF PEHosting AUP
PEHosting requests that
anyone who believes that there is a violation of this AUP direct the
information to the Abuse Department at
If available, please provide the following
- 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. PEHosting may take any one or more of the
following actions in response to complaints:
- Issue written or verbal warnings
- Suspend the Member's newsgroup posting privileges
- Suspend the Member's account
- Terminate the Member's account
- Bill the Member for administrative costs and/or reactivation charges
- Bring legal action to enjoin violations and/or to collect damages,
if any, cause by violations
REVISIONS TO THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
PEHosting 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. Notice of any revision, amendment, or modification will be
posted in accordance with our TOS (Terms of Service).
Last Updated on 2017-06-27