Acceptable Use Policy

This AUP governs the use of X3Host’s web hosting service. Violation will result in suspension or termination of the User’s service. In the event of a dispute between X3Host and User regarding the interpretation of the AUP, X3Host’s commercially reasonable interpretation of the AUP shall govern. Please contact X3Host should you have any questions about our AUP.

Offensive Content

By using X3Host’s services, you agree that you will not publish or transmit any content that falls under the following parameters:

  • Child pornography
  • Excessive violence (including threats and harassment)
  • Hate speech
  • Unfair or deceptive under consumer protection laws
  • Defamatory
  • In violation of a person’s privacy
  • A risk to a person’s safety or health (including the general public)
  • Exposes trade secrets
  • Copyright infringement
  • Promotes illegal activity
  • Is otherwise malicious or fraudulent

This includes any email, bulletin board postings, chat, and any other type of transmission that relies on Internet service provided by X3Host.

Security

User must take reasonable security precautions. User must protect the confidentiality of password, and User should change your password periodically.

Bulk Commercial Email

User must obtain advance approval from X3Host for any bulk commercial email. Approval will only be given based on the following parameters:

  • Your intended recipients have given their permission via opt-in procedure
  • Your procedures for soliciting consent are reasonable
  • You have evidence of the recipient’s consent, and can produce this evidence
  • The body of the email must describe how the email address was obtained
  • You have procedures in place that make it possible for recipients to opt out of the email or otherwise revoke their consent
  • You must have Privacy Policy posted for each domain associated with the mailing
  • You have means to track complaints
  • You must not obscure the source of your email in any manner
  • You otherwise comply with CAN SPAM Act and other applicable laws

Users may not use a third-party email service that is in violation of these procedures. X3Host reserves the right to test your compliance with these requirements.

We block email ports on our VPS services such as port 25 to protect the users from spam. You must use spam filter device to send email by overriding the blocker. You may visit Our Knowledgebase to know how to use our spam filter device. In addition, our technical support is available to you while setting the email spam filter device for the smooth email transmission.

Unsolicited E-Mail

You may not send any unsolicited email to any person who has indicated that they do not wish to receive it.

Material Protected by Copyright

User agrees not to publish or otherwise copy any work protected under copyright law unless:

  • You have been expressly authorized by the owner of the work
  • You are otherwise permitted by law to copy the work

If you are found to be in violation of this requirement, X3Host reserves the right to terminate your service.

Please contact X3Host if you believe that your copyright is being infringed by a person using the X3Host network. Please provide reasonable information, including identification of the copyrighted work, contact information, and other details.

Other

All users must have current information on file with their domain name registrar for any domain hosted on the X3Host network.

Disclaimer

X3Host is under no duty, and does not by this AUP undertake a duty, to monitor or police our customers’ activities and disclaims any responsibility for any misuse of the X3Host network.

Internet Abuse

User agrees not to engage in illegal, abusive, or irresponsible behavior, including:

  • Unauthorized access to or use of data, including any attempt to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization from owner of the system or network
  • Monitoring data or traffic without express authorization from owner of the system or network
  • Interfere with service to any user
  • Use of Internet account of computer without the owner’s authorization
  • Forging of any TCP-IP packet header
  • Any conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against X3Host’s network
  • Use of X3Host’s network in a way that unreasonably interferes with X3Host’s other users’ use of the network

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.