Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)
This Acceptable Use Policy specifies certain actions prohibited by Precise Virtual Development for users of it’s Business Class Web Hosting Network. Precise Virtual Development reserves the right to modify this Policy at any time to stay in compliance with any laws, regulations and security requirements. By using any of our Business Class Web Hosting services, any customer, employee or third party unconditionally accepts the terms of this policy.
This AUP is incorporated by reference in your Service Order with Precise Virtual Development and your services may be suspended or terminated for violation of this AUP in accordance with the Terms of Services Agreement.
Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to https://clients.getpvd.net/contact.php
You may not use Precise Virtual Development's network to engage in, foster, or promote illegal, abusive, or irresponsible behavior, including:
Bulk or Commercial E-Mail
You must comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and other laws and regulations applicable to bulk or commercial e-mail. In addition, you must obtain Precise Virtual Development's advance approval for any bulk e-mail, which will not be given unless you are able to demonstrate all of the following to Precise Virtual Development's reasonable satisfaction:
These policies apply to messages sent using your Precise Virtual Development service, or to messages sent from any network by you or any person on your behalf that directly or indirectly refer the recipient to a site or an e-mail address hosted via your Precise Virtual Development service. In addition, you may not use a third party e-mail service that does not practice similar procedures for all its customers. These requirements apply to distribution lists prepared by third parties to the same extent as if the list were created by you.
Precise Virtual Development may test and otherwise monitor your compliance with its requirements, and may block the transmission of e-mail that violates these provisions.
You may not attempt to probe, scan, penetrate or test the vulnerability of a Precise Virtual Development system or network or to breach Precise Virtual Development's security or authentication measures, whether by passive or intrusive techniques, without Precise Virtual Development's express written consent.
Newsgroup, Chat Forums, Other Networks
You must comply with the rules and conventions for postings to any bulletin board, chat group or other forum in which you participate, such as IRC and USENET groups including their rules for content and commercial postings. These groups usually prohibit the posting of off-topic commercial messages, or mass postings to multiple forums.
You must comply with the rules of any other network you access or participate in using your Precise Virtual Development services.
You may not publish or transmit via Precise Virtual Development's network and equipment any content or links to any content that Precise Virtual Development reasonably believes:
Content "published or transmitted" via Precise Virtual Development's network or equipment includes Web content, e-mail, bulletin board postings, chat, and any other type of posting or transmission that relies on the Internet.
You may not use Precise Virtual Development's network or equipment to download, publish, distribute, or otherwise copy in any manner any text, music, software, art, image, or other work protected by copyright law unless:
Consequences of Violation of AUP
Precise Virtual Development may charge you its hourly rate for AUP breach recovery (currently $250.00) plus the cost of equipment and material needed to (i) investigate or otherwise respond to any suspected violation of this AUP, (ii) remedy any harm caused to Precise Virtual Development or any of its customers by the violation of this AUP, (iii) respond to complaints, including complaints under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act, (iv) respond to subpoenas and other third party requests for information as described in the Terms Services Agreement, and (v) have Precise Virtual Development's Internet Protocol numbers removed from any abuse database. No credit will be available under your Precise Virtual Development Service Level Agreement for interruptions of service resulting from AUP violations.
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