1. Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
This document sets forth the principles, guidelines and requirements of the Acceptable Use Policy of Kevshost governing the use by the Customer (‘Customer’) of the Company’s grid container services and products (‘Services and Products’). Kevshost is dedicated to providing top quality service at a very affordable price.
The conditions which follow are necessary to ensure that we may continue to provide the best possible service to all of our customers while at the same time satisfying our legal and ethical responsibilities.
For over a decade we’ve been cutting through the frustration of under-performing technology and poor service, delivering the power of the web to any organization that needs it. Any violation of the AUPs may result in the suspension or termination of your account or such other action as Kevshost deems appropriate. We reserve the right to modify the Policy at any time. Kevshost Limited will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of any of these provisions.
1.1. The Primary Purpose of Kevshost is to provide our clients with the resources necessary to put their internet services online reliably in a lightning fast, high availability environment that responds quickly to each client’s individual needs. This Acceptable Use Policy includes the following list of Prohibited Activities, is an integral part of your Hosting Agreement with us. If you engage in any of the activities prohibited by this AUP policy, Kevshost may suspend or terminate your account at any time. We will investigate the incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected.
2.1. The Customer is ultimately responsible for individual server security. Each Customer must use reasonable care in keeping scripts they run on the Kevshost servers up-to-date and patched with the latest security updates. Failure to use reasonable care to protect your account may result in a security compromise by outside sources. Kevshost claims no liability for content.
3.1. Kevshost’s services may only be used for lawful purposes. Users should not use Kevshost Services to engage in, foster, or promote illegal, abusive, or irresponsible behavior, including:
4.1. Each Kevshost customer is responsible for the activities of its users and, by accepting service from Kevshost Host , is agreeing to ensure that its customers/representatives or end-users abide by this Policy. Complaints about customers/representatives or end-users of an Kevshost customer will be forwarded to the Kevshost customer’s postmaster for action. If violations of the Kevshost Acceptable Use Policy occur, Kevshost reserves the right to terminate services with or take action to stop the offending customer from violating our AUP as Kevshost Limited deems appropriate, without notice.
5.1. Sending unsolicited bulk and/or commercial information over the Internet. It is not only harmful because of its negative impact on consumer attitudes toward Kevshost, but also because it can overload Kevshost and disrupt service to Kevshost subscribers. Also, maintaining an open SMTP relay is prohibited. When a complaint is received, Kevshost will investigate and shutdown the account that is spamming.
5.2 Kevshost Limited does not allow the use of mail servers for bulk mailing in any form, newsletters and or subscription lists may be used with prior authorization from Kevshost and under no circumstances are you permitted to send out any form of bulk emails on behalf of another person, company or other.
6.1. You agree not to use weak passwords for any services running on standard ports, if your server is compromised as a result of a weak password your service will be suspended without warning, for a password to be considered acceptable it must contain at least 1 x special character 1 x Upper case letter 1 x lower case, & letter 1 number.
7.1. Kevshost allows 18+ adult content that is deemed legal in the Country and state your Services are located in. Child Porn not allowed. Kevshost reserve the right to request and or remove any content it deems illegal or offensive.
8.1. If Kevshost learns of a violation of the AUP, then Kevshost may take any of the following actions, in accordance with the severity and duration of the violation:
9.1. We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion. An example of refusal of service is if an account continues to abuse our policies after warnings. Refusal, cancellation or suspension of services especially holds true to issues with spam or any script abuse. Another example of refusal of service is if a customer becomes very unreasonable, unprofessional, extremely difficult to work with or threatening. Said customer’s account will be suspended and we will recommend to the customer to find a new host. A backup of the account(s) will be provided.