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Acceptable Usage Policy

Acceptable Usage Policy

StarHoster.com (Parent Company being DediHouse Networks, LLC)

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

StarHoster.com's Acceptable Use Policy (the "Policy") for StarHoster.com Services is designed to help protect StarHoster.com, StarHoster.com'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 StarHoster.com.
StarHoster.com reserves the right to modify the Policy at any time, effective upon posting at this page.

Prohibited Uses of StarHoster.com Systems and Services:

1. Copyright contents

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.

2. Sending Unsolicited Bulk Email ("UBE", "spam")

The sending of any form of Unsolicited Bulk Email through StarHoster.com's servers is prohibited. Likewise, the sending of UBE from another service provider advertizing a web site, email address or utilizing any resource hosted on StarHoster.com's servers, is prohibited. StarHoster.com 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.

3. 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 StarHoster.com 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 StarHoster.com-hosted domain, or referencing any StarHoster.com account, is prohibited.

4. Attacks

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.
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 StarHoster.com network or on another provider's network.

5. Spammers

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.

6. Hacking or Cracking

Unauthorized attempts by a user to gain access to any account or computer resource not belonging to that user (e.g., "cracking"). Unauthorized access, alteration, destruction, or any attempt thereof, of any information of any StarHoster.com customers or end-users by any means or device.

7. nonepayment

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

Customer Responsibility for Customer's Users

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