Acceptable Use Policy

Read about our acceptable use policy below


Disclaimer

This Acceptable Use Policy document, including the following list of Prohibited Activities, is an integral part of your Hosting Agreement with Storage Bucket. If you engage in any of the activities prohibited by this AUP document Storage Bucket may suspend or terminate your account.

Services

Storage Bucket's Acceptable Use Policy (the "Policy") for Storage Bucket Services is designed to help protect Storage Bucket, Storage Bucket's customers and the Internet community in general from irresponsible or, in some cases, illegal activities. The Policy is a non-exclusive list of the actions prohibited by Storage Bucket. Storage Bucket reserves the right to modify the Policy at any time, effective upon posting at https://storagebucket.co.za/acceptable-use.html

Tranmission

Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws.

Unsolicated Bulk E-mail

Sending Unsolicited Bulk Email ("UBE", "spam"). The sending of any form of Unsolicited Bulk Email through Storage Bucket's servers is prohibited. Likewise, the sending of UBE from another service provider advertising a web site, email address or utilizing any resource hosted on Storage Bucket's servers, is prohibited. Storage Bucket accounts or services may not be used to solicit customers from, or collect replies to, messages sent from another Internet Service Provider where those messages violate this Policy or that of the other provider.

Unconfirmed Mailing Lists

Running Unconfirmed Mailing Lists. Subscribing email addresses to any mailing list without the express and verifiable permission of the email address owner is prohibited. All mailing lists run by Storage Bucket customers must be Closed-loop ("Confirmed Opt-in"). The subscription confirmation message received from each address owner must be kept on file for the duration of the existence of the mailing list. Purchasing lists of email addresses from 3rd parties for mailing to from any Storage Bucket-hosted domain, or referencing any Storage Bucket account, is prohibited.

Software Violations

Advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available any software, program, product, or service that is designed to violate this AUP or the AUP of any other Internet Service Provider, which includes, but is not limited to, the facilitation of the means to send Unsolicited Bulk Email, initiation of pinging, flooding, mail-bombing, denial of service attacks.

ROKSO

Operating an account on behalf of, or in connection with, or reselling any service to, persons or firms listed in the Spamhaus Register of Known Spam Operations (ROKSO) database at www.spamhaus.org/rokso.

Cracking

Unauthorized attempts by a user to gain access to any account or computer resource not belonging to that user (e.g., "cracking").

Payment Avoidation

Obtaining or attempting to obtain service by any means or device with intent to avoid payment.

Unauthorized Access

Unauthorized access, alteration, destruction, or any attempt thereof, of any information of any Storage Bucket customers or end-users by any means or device.

Denial-of-service-attacks

Knowingly engage in any activities designed to harass, or that will cause a denial-of-service (e.g., synchronized number sequence attacks) to any other user whether on the Storage Bucket network or on another provider's network.

Usage

Using Storage Bucket's Services to interfere with the use of the Storage Bucket network by other customers or authorized users

Customers

Each Storage Bucket customer is responsible for the activities of its users and, by accepting service from Storage Bucket, is agreeing to ensure that its customers/representatives or end-users abide by this Policy. Complaints about customers/representatives or end-users of an Storage Bucket customer will be forwarded to the Storage Bucket customer's postmaster for action. If violations of the Storage Bucket Acceptable Use Policy occur, Storage Bucket reserves the right to terminate services with or take action to stop the offending customer from violating Storage Bucket's AUP as Storage Bucket deems appropriate, without notice.