Dreamlink Web Hosting Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is designed to provide a clear understanding of the rules, regulations and restrictions regarding the use of Dreamlink Web Hosting services. By registering for and using the services, and thereby accepting the terms and conditions of the Terms of Service Agreement or its equivalent, you agree to abide by the AUPs as modified from time to time. Any violation of the AUPs may result in the suspension or termination of your account or such other action as Dreamlink deems appropriate. An unlisted activity may also be a violation of the AUPs if it is illegal, irresponsible, or disruptive use of the Internet. No credits will be issued for any interruption in service resulting from policy violations. VIOLATION OF ANY AUP IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND MAY RESULT IN THE IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION OF THE SERVICES YOU RECEIVE FROM DREAMLINK. YOU SHALL REMAIN SOLELY LIABLE AND RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND ANY AND ALL CONTENT THAT YOU DISPLAY, UPLOAD, DOWNLOAD OR TRANSMIT THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES. "CONTENT" INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR E-MAIL, WEB PAGES, PERSONAL HOME PAGES, AND DOMAIN NAMES. IT IS DREAMLINK POLICY TO TERMINATE REPEAT INFRINGERS. VIOLATION OF ANY AUP IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND MAY RESULT IN THE IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OR SUSPENSION OF THE SERVICES YOU RECEIVE FROM DREAMLINK. YOU SHALL REMAIN SOLELY LIABLE AND RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND ANY AND ALL CONTENT THAT YOU DISPLAY, UPLOAD, DOWNLOAD OR TRANSMIT THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES. "CONTENT" INCLUDES, WITHOUT LIMITATION, YOUR E-MAIL, WEB PAGES, PERSONAL HOME PAGES, AND DOMAIN NAMES. IT IS DREAMLINK POLICY TO TERMINATE REPEAT INFRINGERS. Dreamlink Web Hosting is under no duty to look at each customer's or user's activities to determine if a violation of the AUPs has occurred, nor do we assume any responsibility through our AUPs to monitor or police Internet-related activities. Dreamlink Web Hosting disclaims any responsibility for any such inappropriate use and any liability to any person or party for any other person's or party's violation of this policy.
The customer is solely responsible for any breaches of security affecting Hosting accounts under customer control. If a customer's Hosting account is involved in an attack on another server or system, it will be shut down and an immediate investigation will be launched to determine the cause/source of the attack. In such event, the customer is solely responsible for the cost to rectify any damage done to the customer's server and any other requirement affected by the security breach. System and Network Security Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and civil liability. Dreamlink Web Hosting may investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement if a criminal violation is suspected. Examples of system or network security violations include, without limitation, the following: unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization of the owner of the system or network. Unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or system without express authorization of the owner of the system or network. Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks. Forging of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an e-mail or a newsgroup posting. High-risk services, which are services which tend to attract denial of service attacks, are strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, IRC related services and selling of shell accounts. Dreamlink Web Hosting cannot take responsibility for the security of information transmitted over Dreamlink Web Hosting facilities. Dreamlink Web Hosting may temporarily deny service or terminate this Agreement upon the failure of customer to pay charges when due.
Customer is responsible for maintaining his contact information in the ticketing system and Control Panel such that the email address is always reachable even in the event of his Dreamlink Web Hosting servers being shut down or any other issue happens.
Customer is expected to be familiar with and to practice good Internet etiquette (Netiquette). The customer will comply with the rules appropriate to any network to which Dreamlink Web Hosting may provide access. The customer should not post, transmit, or permit Internet access to information the customer desires to keep confidential. The customer is not permitted to post any material that is illegal, libelous, and tortuous, indecently depicts children . Dreamlink Web Hosting reserves the right to refuse or terminate service at any time for violation of this section. The Dreamlink Web Hosting network may only be used for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution, or storage of any information, data or material in violation of United States or state regulation or law, or by the common law, is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights. Making unauthorized copies of software is a violation of the law, no matter how many copies you are making. If you copy, distribute or install the software in ways that the license does not allow, you are violating federal copyright law. If caught with pirated software, you or your company may be liable under both civil and criminal law.
Customers have a responsibility to use the Dreamlink Web Hosting network responsibly which includes, but is not limited to, respecting the other customers of Dreamlink Web Hosting. Dreamlink Web Hosting reserves the right to suspend and or cancel service with any Customer who uses the Dreamlink Web Hosting network in such a way that adversely affects other Dreamlink Web Hosting customers. This includes but is not limited to: attacking or attempting to gain unauthorized access to servers and services that belong to Dreamlink Web Hosting or its customers (i.e. computer hacking), and/or participating in behavior which results in reprisals that adversely affect the Dreamlink Web Hosting network or other customers' access to the Dreamlink Web Hosting network. Dreamlink.Net services may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any applicable law, regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material or material protected by trade secret and other statute or dissemination of harmful or fraudulent content. Using any Dreamlink service or product for the purpose of participating in any activity dealing with subject matters that are prohibited under applicable law is prohibited. Any conduct that constitutes harassment, fraud, stalking, abuse, or a violation of federal export restriction in connection with use of Dreamlink Web Hosting services or products is prohibited. Using the Dreamlink Web Hosting network to solicit the performance of any illegal activity is also striclty prohibited, even if the activity itself is not performed. In addition, knowingly receiving or downloading a file that cannot be legally distributed, even without the act of distribution, is prohibited. Servers hosted within Dreamlink Web Hosting network are open to the public. You are solely responsible for your usage of the Dreamlink Web Hosting network and servers and any statement you make on servers hosted within the Dreamlink Web Hosting network may be deemed "publication" of the information entered.
Only Legal adult content is permitted on the network. Your site must have/set a warning page. Your index page, or the first page of your domain name must inform the visitors that your site contains adult legal content and if they object they should not proceed any further. Dreamlink Web Hosting reserves the right to disconnect any account immediately if you do not set this warning page. You can't place adult/nudity images on your index page , your index page should contain only an adult warning page. It should be clearly stated that if viewing adult material is illegal in the state or country where your visitor lives then they should not proceed to the site. If your adult web hosting company is based in the United States then it is important that you comply with federal Law 18 U.S.C 2257.
Dreamlink Web Hosting takes a zero tolerance approach to the sending of Unsolicited Commercial E-mail (UCE) or SPAM over our network. Sending a message, especially an advertisement, to more than five recipients, is by itself spamming unless the individuals have specifically requested to be added to a mailing list on that topic. This includes commercial advertisements and informational messages sent to recipients via electronic mail (email) as well as off-topic messages posted in Usenet discussion groups where the recipient has not requested or invited the message. Mailing lists must be true opt-in mailing lists. Before sending any email to a listed user, a confirmation email, with a tracking number, must be sent to the new subscriber, to which they must respond with a confirmation that they wish to be added to the list. You must keep these confirmations on file, so that in the case that a spam complaint is made against you, you have proof that the user did indeed opt-in. In addition, you must provide at least one easy way to opt out. Opt-out requests must be honored immediately. Upon notification of an alleged violation of our SPAM policy, Dreamlink Web Hosting will initiate an immediate investigation . During the investigation, Dreamlink Web Hosting may restrict customer access to the network to prevent further violations.
Dreamlink Web Hosting is under no duty to look at each customer's or user's activities to determine if a violation of the AUPs has occurred, nor do we assume any responsibility through our AUPs to monitor or police Internet-related activities. Dreamlink Web Hosting disclaims any responsibility for any such inappropriate use and any liability to any person or party for any other person's or party's violation of this policy. All Sub-Networks, resellers and managed servers of Dreamlink Web Hosting must adhere to the above policies. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate cancellation. INDIRECT OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS OF THE AUPs AND ACTUAL OR ATTEMPTED VIOLATIONS BY A THIRD PARTY ON YOUR BEHALF SHALL BE CONSIDERED VIOLATIONS OF THESE AUPs BY YOU.
This policy was last updated May 29, 2019.
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