Black Pearl Hosting Acceptable Use Policy described below defines the actions which Black Pearl Hosting considers to be abused and strictly prohibited. There are no exclusions in this listing. Please, be aware that the actions listed below are also prohibited from other Internet Presence Providers (IPP's) and their users on behalf of Black Pearl Hosting to advertise any service hosted by Black Pearl Hosting or connected via the Black Pearl Hosting Network. As defined by the Federal Trade Commission Deception Policy Statement, such services are not to be advertised by way of deceptive marketing policies. For abbreviation purposes, Black Pearl Hosting will be referred as Black Pearl Hosting and companies or individual account owners using our services as CUSTOMERS.
Black Pearl Hosting Acceptable Use Policy has been formulated with the following goals in mind:
Preserve the privacy and security of individual users. The Acceptable Use Policy below defines the actions which Black Pearl Hosting considers to be abusive, and thus, strictly prohibited. The examples named in this list are non-exclusive, and are provided solely for guidance to Black Pearl Hosting customers. If you are unsure whether any contemplated use or action is permitted, please send mail to firstname.lastname@example.org and we will assist you. Please note that the actions listed below are also not permitted from other Internet Service Providers on behalf of, or to advertise, any service hosted by Black Pearl Hosting, or connected via the Black Pearl Hosting network. Furthermore, such services may not be advertised via deceptive marketing policies, as defined by the Federal Trade Commission Deception Policy Statement.
As a provider of Internet/World Wide Web access, web site hosting, and other Internet-related services, BLACK PEARL HOSTING, INC. (“the Company”) offers its customers, the means to acquire and disseminate a wealth of public, private, commercial, and non-commercial information. the Company respects that the Internet provides a forum for free and open discussion and dissemination of information, however, when there are competing interests at issue, the Company reserves the right to take certain preventative or corrective actions. In order to protect these competing interests, the Company has developed this Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”), which supplements and explains certain terms of each customer's respective service agreement and is intended as a guide to the customer's rights and obligations when utilizing the Company’s services. This AUP will be revised from time to time. A customer's use of the Company's services after changes to the AUP are posted on the Company's web site, http://www.blackpearlhosting.com under the Legal Details section, will constitute the customer's acceptance of any new or additional terms of the AUP that result from those changes. One important aspect of the Internet is that no one party owns or controls it. This fact accounts for much of the Internet's openness and value, but it also places a high premium on the judgment and responsibility of those who use the Internet, both in the information they acquire and in the information they disseminate to others. When subscribers obtain information through the Internet, they must keep in mind that the Company cannot monitor, verify, warrant, or vouch for the accuracy and quality of the information that users may acquire. For this reason, the user must exercise his or her best judgment in relying on information obtained from the Internet, and also should be aware that some material posted to the Internet is sexually explicit or otherwise offensive. Because the Company cannot monitor or censor the Internet, and will not attempt to do so, the Company cannot accept any responsibility for injury to its users, customers or subscribers that results from inaccurate, unsuitable, offensive, or illegal Internet communications. When users, customers or disseminate information through the Internet, they also must keep in mind that the Company does not review, edit, censor, or take responsibility for any information its users, customers or subscribers may create. When users place information on the Internet, they have the same liability as other authors for copyright infringement, defamation, and other harmful speech. Also, because the information they create is carried over the Company’s network and may reach a large number of people, including both customers and subscribers and non-subscribers of the Company, customers’ and subscribers' postings to the Internet may affect other customers and subscribers and may harm the Company's goodwill, business reputation, and operations. For these reasons, customers and subscribers violate the Company policy and the service agreement when they, their customers, affiliates, or subsidiaries engage in activities described herein.
This AUP governs the usage of the Company's products and services (the "Services"). This AUP is incorporated by reference into each contract the Company enters into with a customer (each, a "Customer") for the use of such Services. the Company may modify this AUP at any time without notice. In addition, this AUP is incorporated by reference into the Terms of Service applicable to the Company's Web site so that no person who utilizes the Company's Web site (regardless of whether that person is a Customer) may take any action utilizing the Company's Web site that a Customer would be prohibited to take utilizing the Services.
The purpose of this AUP is to enhance the quality of the Services and to protect the Company's customers, and the Internet community as a whole, from illegal, irresponsible, or disruptive Internet activities. This AUP applies to each Customer and its employees, agents, contractors or other users of such Customer who obtain Services from the Company (each such person being a "User"). Each User should use common sense and good judgment in connection with the Services. Parents or guardians should always supervise minors in using the Internet. Parents and guardians should remain aware at all times of what is on the Internet and how the minors under their care are using the Services and the Internet.
the Company reserves the right to cooperate with appropriate legal authorities in investigations of claims of illegal activity involving the Company’s Services, Customers and other Users. the Company reserves all other rights to respond to violations of this AUP to the extent of applicable law and in accordance with any applicable contractual obligations. the Company may utilize technical means to monitor communications into, and out of, its network facilities to prevent the introduction of viruses or other hostile code, to prevent intrusions and otherwise to enforce this AUP and each Customer agrees that the Company is authorized to monitor its communications through the Company's network for such purposes.
Revised: Aug. 29, 2018