Acceptable Use Policy

Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc is a privately owned close corporation of South Africa.

By using our web hosting services, you agree to comply with our policies. You are expected to use the Internet with respect, courtesy, and responsibility, giving due regard to the rights of other Internet users. We expect you to have a basic knowledge of how the Internet functions, the types of uses which are generally acceptable, and the types of uses which are to be avoided. Common sense is the best guide as to what is considered acceptable use.

The following are unacceptable uses:

Illegality in any form, including but not limited to activities such as unauthorized distribution or copying of copyrighted software, violation of export restrictions, harassment, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, and other illegal activities.

Interpretation

The provisions of this Policy are intended as guidelines and are not meant to be exhaustive. Generally, conduct that violates law, regulation, or the accepted norms of the Internet community, whether or not expressly mentioned in this Policy, is prohibited. Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc reserves the right at all times to prohibit activities that damage its commercial reputation and goodwill.

Illegal Use

Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc cc's servers may be used only for lawful purposes. 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 a legal threat, or violates export control laws. Examples of unacceptable content or links: "Pirated software", "Hackers programs or archives", "Warez Sites", "Irc Bots", "Mp3" etc. We will be the sole arbiters as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.

System and Network Security

Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and civil liability. Examples include, but are not limited to the following: unauthorized access, use, probe, or scan of a systems security or authentication measures, data or traffic. 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.

It is a violation for anyone who, including but not limited to, employs posts or programs which consume excessive CPU time or storage space, permits the use of mail services, mail forwarding capabilities, POP accounts, or auto responders other than for their own account; or resale of access to CGI scripts installed on our servers.

Tortious Conduct

No one shall post defamatory, scandalous, violent or private information about a person without their consent, intentionally inflicting emotional distress, or violating trademarks, copyrights, or other intellectual property rights.

Spamming

Sending unsolicited mail messages, including, without limitation, commercial advertising and informational announcements, is expressly prohibited. A user shall not use another site's mail server to relay mail without the express permission of the site or distributing, advertising or promoting software or services that have the primary purpose of encouraging or facilitating unsolicited commercial E-mail or spam.

It is contrary to Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc 's policy for customers to use our servers to effect or participate in any of the following activities:

When Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc becomes aware of an alleged violation of its AUP (Acceptable Use Policy), Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc will initiate an investigation (within 24-48 hours). During the investigation Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc may restrict Customer's access in order to prevent further possible unauthorized activity. If the Customer is found in violation of our SPAM policy, Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc may, at its sole discretion, restrict, suspend, or terminate Customer's account and/or pursue other civil remedies. Also, Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc reserves the right to pursue civil remedies for any costs associated with the investigation of a substantiated policy violation. If such violation is a criminal offence, Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc will notify the appropriate law enforcement department of such violation.

Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc does not issue service credits for any outages incurred through service disablement resulting from Policy violations.

The Customer shall be held liable for any and all costs incurred by Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc as a result of the customer's violation of these terms and conditions. This is including, but is not limited to, attorney fees and costs resulting from Postmaster responses to complaints from and the cleanup of unsolicited commercial mailings and/or unauthorized bulk mailings and/or news server violations.

First violations will result in a Cleanup Fee of R1500 and the customer's account will be reviewed for possible immediate termination.

A second violation will result in Cleanup Fee of R3500 and immediate termination of the customer's account.

The Customer who violates this policy agrees to also pay Investigation Fees of no more than R1500 per hour that Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc personnel must spend to investigate any violations.

Modification

Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any provision of this Policy at any time without notice. Reporting Network Abuse Any party seeking to report any violations Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc's policy may contact via e-mail: abuse@anacondasa.net

Disclaimer

Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc's at its sole discretion may choose to change the terms, conditions and operation of this Web site at anytime.

By using this service the user waives any rights or claims it may have against Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc, regarding such changes. Without limiting the foregoing, Anaconda Internet Solutions.cc shall not be liable to you or your business for any incidental, consequential, special, or punitive damages or lost or imputed profits or royalties arising out of this agreement or any goods or services provided, whether for breach of warranty or any obligation arising there from or otherwise, whether liability is asserted in contract or not (including negligence and strict product liability) and irrespective of whether you have been advised of the possibility of any such loss or damage.