HostMyCode, a division of Proton Internet LLP, values the vast landscape of the Internet and the freedom it offers. The Internet’s open nature, where no single entity has control, greatly enhances its value. However, this freedom comes with a significant responsibility on the part of its users. The following Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) outlines the guidelines and behaviors expected from our subscribers to ensure responsible and lawful use of HostMyCode’s services.
2. Information Acquisition and Dissemination
Subscribers must exercise prudent judgment regarding the accuracy and reliability of information obtained from the Internet. HostMyCode does not monitor, verify, warrant, or vouch for the information acquired. Subscribers are warned that some Internet material may be offensive or explicit and agree to take necessary precautions. HostMyCode is not liable for any injury arising from its subscribers’ access to the Internet.
Similarly, HostMyCode does not review, edit, censor, or take responsibility for information created by subscribers. Subscribers are responsible for their content and may be held liable for copyright infringement, defamation, and other violations of law.
3. Prohibited Activities
Subscribers, their customers, affiliates, or subsidiaries are prohibited from engaging in the following activities:
Spamming: Sending unsolicited bulk or commercial messages is not permitted. Violations will result in investigation, shutdown of the offending account, and a fine.
Adult-Oriented Content: Notification and consent are required before hosting any adult content. Non-compliance may lead to suspension or termination of services.
Obscene Speech or Materials: It is forbidden to use HostMyCode’s network to distribute child pornography or obscene material. Mandatory reporting to law enforcement will be carried out if such materials are detected.
Defamatory or Abusive Language: Transmitting or posting harmful or threatening language is prohibited.
Forging Headers: Misrepresentation of message headers to disguise the origin is not allowed.
Illegal Access: Unauthorized access to other networks or systems, hacking, and related activities are strictly forbidden.
Destructive Activities: Distributing malware or engaging in activities that disrupt or damage network use or equipment is banned.
Facilitation of AUP Violations: Offering tools designed to assist in prohibited activities is not permitted.
Export Control Violations: Export Control Violations: Complying with applicable Indian and international export control laws is required. The unauthorized export of encryption software or other sensitive technology is prohibited and subject to sanction and legal penalty.
Usenet Groups: HostMyCode reserves the right to refuse postings from groups that violate this AUP.
Other Illegal Activities: Engaging in any illegal activities, including fraudulent schemes, is prohibited.
Other Activities: Conduct that HostMyCode deems harmful to its operations, reputation, or customer relations may be subject to action.
Phishing and Fraudulent Activities: Engaging in any form of phishing or other fraudulent activities, including but not limited to the creation, distribution, or facilitation of emails, websites or any other mechanisms designed to deceive individuals into divulging sensitive personal or financial information, is strictly prohibited. Subscribers are responsible for ensuring that their services are not used for such activities. Violations will result in immediate suspension or termination of services and may be reported to law enforcement authorities.
The following activities are strictly forbidden on our network. Participation in any of these will lead to immediate suspension of your account and/or services without prior notice:
DDoS Mitigation and Response
Fair Usage Policy
4. Enforcement and Monitoring
HostMyCode does not routinely monitor communications for AUP compliance but will act upon becoming aware of any violations. Measures may include content removal, service denial, or other actions. HostMyCode may take action against subscribers or their customers for violations, even if it affects other customers of the subscriber.
HostMyCode reserves the right to monitor its service to ensure satisfactory operation and may disclose information to comply with legal requirements or to protect from harm.
HostMyCode values privacy and will not monitor private electronic communications unless required by law. Nonetheless, service monitoring for quality control and legal disclosures under court orders or to protect the network's integrity may occur.
By signing the Service Agreement, subscribers agree to indemnify HostMyCode against any losses, claims, damages, and expenses (including attorney’s fees) arising from violations of this AUP, the Service Agreement, or the law.
7. Reporting Violations
Complaints regarding violations of this AUP should be directed to [email protected]. HostMyCode is committed to working with its subscribers to ensure compliance.
8. Revision of the AUP
HostMyCode reserves the right to update this AUP periodically. Subscribers are responsible for regularly reviewing the AUP. Continued use of HostMyCode's services after changes constitutes acceptance of the revised AUP.
By accessing HostMyCode’s services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to comply with the terms outlined in this Acceptable Use Policy.