Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) incorporates by reference
your BWHost Customer Agreement (“Agreement”) and represents
a Service Level Agreement between you and BWHost. All terms not
specifically defined in this AUP shall have the corresponding meaning
provided in the Agreement. Your services may be suspended or
terminated for violation of this AUP in accordance with your
Agreement with BWHost.
regarding the AUP should be directed to [email protected].
may not use BWHost’s network or services to engage in, foster, or
promote illegal, abusive, or irresponsible behavior, including
of an Internet account or computer without the owner’s
or interference of any data system or network, computer or
communications system, software application, or network or
collection or use of e-mail addresses, screen names or other
identifiers (including, without limitation, phishing, Internet
scamming, password engineering, scraping and harvesting);
of any false, misleading, or deceptive header information in an
email or a newsgroup posting;
of the service to distribute software that covertly gathers
information about a user or covertly transmits information about
of the service for distribution of advertisement delivery software
unless: (i) the user affirmatively consents to the download and
installation of such software based on a clear and conspicuous
notice of the nature of the software, and (ii) the software is
easily removable by use of standard tools for such purpose included
on major operating systems;
conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against the BWHost
network or website, or BWHost’s employees, officers or other
agents, including engaging in behavior that results in any server
being the target of a denial of service attack (DoS);
data or traffic on any network or system without the express
authorization of the owner of the system or network;
Use of System Resources
may not use any shared system provided by BWHost in a way that
unnecessarily interferes with the normal operation of the shared
system, or that consumes a disproportionate share of the resources
of the system. You agree that BWHost may quarantine or delete any
data stored on a shared system if the data is infected with a virus,
or is otherwise corrupted, or has the potential to infect or corrupt
the system or other data that is stored on the same system.
may not attempt to probe, scan, penetrate or test the vulnerability
of a BWHost system or network, or to breach the BWHost security or
authentication measures, whether by passive or intrusive techniques,
without BWHost’s express written consent. If you are a BWHost
customer and need to perform a penetration test, let us know
beforehand by emailing [email protected].
Chat Forums, Other Networks
must comply with the rules and conventions for postings to any
bulletin board, chat group or other forum in which you participate,
such as Internet Relay Chat and USENET groups including their rules
for content and commercial postings.
must comply with the rules of any other network you access or
participate in using your BWHost services. A breach of any of the
provisions of this section may result in immediate termination of
your Agreement with BWHost.
may not publish, transmit or store on or via the BWHost network or
equipment any content or links to any content that in BWHost’s
list includes examples of content that BWHost may deem inappropriate
but prohibited content is not limited to the aforementioned list.
depicts, fosters, promotes or relates in any manner to child sexual
abuse, bestiality, or non-consensual sex acts;
excessively violent, incites violence, threatens violence or
contains harassing content or hate speech;
unfair or deceptive under the consumer protection laws of any
jurisdiction, including chain letters and pyramid schemes;
defamatory or violates a person’s privacy;
a risk to a person’s safety or health, creates a risk to public
safety or health, compromises national security or interferes with
an investigation by law enforcement;
exposes trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary
information of another person or business;
intended to assist others in defeating technical copyright
on another person’s copyright, trade or service mark, patent or
other property right;
illegal drugs, violates export control laws, relates to illegal
gambling or illegal arms trafficking;
otherwise illegal or solicits conduct that is illegal under laws
applicable to you or to BWHost; or
otherwise malicious, fraudulent or may result in retaliation
against BWHost by offended viewers.
may not use BWHost’s network or services to download, publish,
display, distribute, copy or otherwise use or make available in any
manner any text, music, software, art, image or other work protected
by intellectual property law unless:
is BWHost’s policy to terminate or suspend the services of Customers
who are repeat infringers, but BWHost at all times reserves the
right to terminate or suspend services based upon a single incident.
have been expressly authorized by the owner of the intellectual
are otherwise authorized by established intellectual property law.
may prohibit you from streaming live events where there is a risk,
in BWHost’s discretion, that the event may violate Sections 5 and/or
credit will be available under the Agreement for interruptions of
service resulting from any AUP violation.
may only use Internet Protocol (“IP”) addresses assigned
to you by BWHost in connection with your BWHost services.
agree that if BWHost IP numbers assigned to your account are listed
on an abuse database including, without limitation, Spamhaus, you
will be in violation of this AUP, and BWHost may take reasonable
action to protect its IP addresses, including suspension and/or
termination of your service, regardless of whether the IP addresses
were listed as a result of your actions.
agree that if you register a Domain Name System (“DNS”)
record or zone on BWHost managed or operated DNS servers or
services for a domain in which you are not the registrant or
administrative contact according to the registrar’s WHOIS system,
then, upon request from the registrant or administrative contact
according to the registrar’s WHOIS system, BWHost may modify,
transfer, or delete such records or zones.
may not register to use any services under a false name, or use an
invalid or unauthorized credit card in connection with any
to this AUP may be made at any time and you should check back
frequently for any changes.
policy was last updated on August 11, 2018.