Acceptable Use Policy

RedSwitches’s Acceptable Use Policy (the “Policy”) for RedSwitches is designed to help protect RedSwitches, RedSwitches’s customers, and the Internet community in general from irresponsible or, in some cases, illegal activities. The Policy, including the following list of prohibited activities, is an integral part of your Hosting Agreement with RedSwitches. If you engage in any of the activities prohibited by the Policy, RedSwitches reserves the right to suspend or terminate your account.

 

The Policy includes a non-exclusive list of the actions prohibited by RedSwitches and we reserve the right to modify the Policy at any time, effective upon posting at 

 

https://www.redswitches.com/acceptable-usage-policy

 

Prohibited Uses of RedSwitches Systems and Services:

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 intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws

 

Unacceptable practices include but are not limited to the following:

 

Drug dealing

Piracy/Pirating

Violation of copyright law

Illegal gambling/Lottery sites

Illegal arms trafficking

Child Pornography

Stalking or violating state or federal law

Attempting without authorization to access a computer system

Schemes to defraud, sending a message or having content that is indecent according to Australian & American laws with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass another person

Threatening bodily harm or damage to individual(s) or group(s)

Violating Australia’s & US’ and international export restrictions

Interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service

 

RedSwitches does not actively monitor dedicated server content for review due to the limitations of the service. 

RedSwitches believes in the free dissemination of information via our services and dedicated server content will only be reviewed upon complaint by a verified third party. Content that does not violate local, state and federal law or the AUP is deemed in compliance and shall remain intact. 

Legal adult content is only allowed on RedSwitches’s Dedicated Servers according to the law of US & Australia. 

Customers from Countries where Adult content is illegal, will be not allowed to use RedSwitches’s Dedicated Servers for hosting adult content. Eg; Countries Like India. 

 

Sending Unsolicited Bulk Email. The sending of any form of Unsolicited Bulk Email (“UBE”, “spam”) through RedSwitches’s servers is prohibited. Likewise, the sending of UBE from another service provider advertising a web site, email address or utilizing any resource hosted on RedSwitches’s servers, is prohibited. RedSwitches 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. ANY form of spamming activity (e.g. mail spam, Usenet spam, pop-up spam, selling/buying spamware, etc.) conducted ANYWHERE on the Internet (i.e. whether through our facilities or not), will be:

 

Grounds for instant, permanent termination of all services with no prior warning; Grounds for forfeit of all funds paid.

 

Running Unconfirmed Mailing Lists. Subscribing email addresses to any mailing list without the express and verifiable permission of the email address owner is prohibited. RedSwitches allow’s legal emailing.    All mailing lists run by RedSwitches 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. Purchase lists of email addresses from third parties for mailing to and/or from any RedSwitches hosted domain, or referencing any RedSwitches account, is prohibited.

 

Advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available any software, program, product, or service that is designed to violate this AUP or any 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

 

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/rokso

 

Unauthorized attempts by a user to gain access to any account or computer resource not belonging to that user (e.g., “cracking”). RedSwitches reserves the right to report such illegal activities to any and all regulatory, administrative, and/or governmental authorities for prosecution. If you have any questions regarding this abuse policy please feel free to contact RedSwitches at abuse@RedSwitches.com

 

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

Unauthorized access, alteration, destruction, or any attempt thereof, of any information of any RedSwitches customers or end-users by any means or device

 

Knowingly engaging 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 RedSwitches network or on another provider’s network

 

Using RedSwitches’s Services to interfere with the use of the RedSwitches network by other customers or authorized users



Unacceptable practices include but are not limited to the following:

 

Drug dealing

Piracy/Pirating

Violation of copyright law

Illegal gambling/Lottery sites

Illegal arms trafficking

Child Pornography

Stalking or violating state or federal law

Attempting without authorization to access a computer system

Schemes to defraud, sending a message or having content that is indecent according to Australian & American laws with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten, or harass another person

Threatening bodily harm or damage to individual(s) or group(s)

Violating Australian & U.S. and international export restrictions

Interfere with or disrupt the Services or servers or networks connected to the Services, or disobey any requirements, procedures, policies or regulations of networks connected to the Service.



Customer Responsibility for Customer’s Users

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

 

Refusal of Service

We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or suspend service at our sole discretion. All sub-networks, distributive hosting sites and dedicated servers of RedSwitches must adhere to the above policies. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation without refund. If you have any questions regarding this abuse policy please feel free to contact RedSwitches at abuse@RedSwitches.com