RCSC Web Hosting
Acceptable Use Policies and Guidelines
(Revised 1/29/2004)
We have a responsibility to protect each client and to provide the best services available. The following guidelines were designed to ensure these obligations are met. Please read them carefully and print them for your records. Failure to comply with the statements herein will result in immediate termination of the account. RCSC Web Hosting will be the sole arbiter of what constitutes a violation of this policy.
Content: All services provided may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any United States Federal, State or City law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secret and other statute. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold us harmless from any claims resulting from the use of the service which damages the subscriber or any other party.
Liability: RCSC Web Hosting shall not be responsible or liable for direct or consequential damages, monetary or otherwise caused by acts of God, acts of government, insurrection, riot, civil disturbance, outages suffered by electric utilities, or outages suffered by intermediary private networks over whose facilities Customer' Web traffic is carried to and from the Web Server provided by RCSC Web Hosting. Or by failure of hardware, or software or any failure which may result in the loss of data or prevent the proper operation of the Web Server, or Network, or a Customers web site, or email, or any other function of the Web Server used for business or personal use by the Customer.
Even if RCSC Web Hosting were to be found to be negligent or at fault, RCSC Web Hosting shall not be liable for more than a refund of the moneys paid by the Customer to RCSC Web Hosting. RCSC Web Hosting makes no representation as to the merchantability or fitness for any purpose of the Web Server and ancillary services to be provided to the Customer.
Absolutely NO Pornography: All pornography and sex-related merchandising and content is prohibited on all of our servers. This includes sites that may infer sexual content, or links to adult content elsewhere. RCSC Web Hosting will be the sole arbiter in determining violations of this provision. If the material is not suitable for a minor it is not allowed to be stored on, or linked to, from our Web Server.
Also prohibited are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to our Web Servers or any other Server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.
Examples of unacceptable content or links:
  • Pirated software
  • Hacker programs or archives
  • Warez sites
Sales of restricted products which require a permit and age verification such as Tobacco, Fire Arms and Alcohol, or sexual content of any kind are forbidden from any of our Web Servers. We will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.
Commercial Advertising - E-mail: Spamming, or the sending of unsolicited e-mail, from our server or using an e-mail address or domain that is maintained on our Web Servers, or "Spoofing" and email address that is maintained on our Web Servers is STRICTLY prohibited. RCSC Web Hosting will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. Our Web Server is monitored for SPAM and Spamvertising software. If any such software is found, and any domain that is caught Spamming will be shutdown immediately without warning.
E-mail: To assure fast operation for all we do not allow the operation of high volume "Free E-mail" accounts for advertising purposes such as "Hotmail" or "Yahoo Mail".
Background Running Programs: We may allow programs to run continually in the background. These are considered on a case-by-case basis and an extra charge will be incurred based on system resources used and operational maintenance needed.
IRC: "Internet Relay Chat" We currently do not allow IRC or IRC bots to be operated on our servers. You may use "Java" based "Chat" applets on our servers only.
Server Abuse: Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server, or customer is strictly prohibited. Any domain found attempting to do so will be shutdown and suspended immediately without warning.
Refusal of Service: RCSC Web Hosting reserves the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion. All Sub-Networks, distributive hosting sites, resellers and dedicated servers must adhere to the above policies. Failure to follow any term or condition herein will be grounds for immediate account deactivation and suspension.
Web Hosting and Web Server Refunds: There are no full refunds once a domain or web server is hosted for any length of time. If a package is issued we can only refund the remainder of the contract from the time it is canceled to the end of the term. If an account is deactivated for violation of our policy the remainder of the contract term will be refunded. RCSC Web Hosting will be the sole arbiter of determining if a refund is to be issued.
Domain Name Registration: There are no refunds for Domain Name registrations once the domain name is registered by the registrar. Domain names registrations cannot be canceled until the end of the registration term. All sales are final. Before you register a domain name you must read and accept these terms.
Agreement: The Customer agrees to comply with all applicable governmental laws in the use of the Web Server, and all software and ancillary services provided by RCSC Web Hosting, and, in the event of any noncompliance agrees to hold harmless RCSC Web Hosting and its personnel and contractors and suppliers from the consequences of such noncompliance.
By starting service you agree to the terms and conditions set forth in these policies.