Cloud4WP Acceptable Use Policy (AUP)

Last Updated: March 15th 2020

Cloud4WP general policy is to act as a neutral provider of access to the global Internet. Cloud4WP reserves the right to suspend or cancel a customers access to any or all services provided by Cloud4WP when Cloud4WP decides that the account has been used inappropriately.

The following are considered violations of Cloud4WP AUP (acceptable use policy)

Types of Websites: Website that is not built using WordPress CMS. As the name says: Cloud4WP, so our services may only be used for WP sites only.

Disk Space Usage: Your account may not be used as a file storage and/or backup space for files/archives other than backups of databases, websites, etc. Any account found to be using an excessive and/or unreasonable amount of disk space may be asked to reduce their usage or face suspension/termination.

Illegal use: Cloud4WP’s services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. Cloud4WP reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.

Threats: Use of the Cloud4WP service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property.

Harassment: Use of the Cloud4WP service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another.

Forgery or impersonation: Adding, removing or modifying identifying network header information in an effort to deceive or mislead is prohibited. Attempting to impersonate any person by using forged headers or other identifying information is prohibited. The use of anonymous remailers or nicknames does not constitute impersonation.

Fraudulent activity: Use of Cloud4WP service to make fraudulent offers to sell or buy products, items, or services, or to advance any type of financial scam such as “pyramid schemes” and “chain letters.”

Unsolicited commercial e-mail / Unsolicited bulk e-mail (SPAM) Use of the Cloud4WP service to transmit any unsolicited commercial or unsolicited bulk e-mail is expressly prohibited. Violations of this type will result in the immediate termination of the offending Cloud4WP account.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Anyone hosting websites or services on their server that support spammers or cause any of our IP space to be listed in any of the various Spam Databases will have their server immediately removed from our network. The server will not be reconnected until such time that you agree to remove ANY and ALL traces of the offending material immediately upon reconnection and agree to allow us access to the server to confirm that all material has been COMPLETELY removed. Severe violations may result in immediate and permanent removal of the server from our network without notice to the customer. Any server guilty of a second violation WILL be immediately and permanently removed from our network without notice.

E-mail / News Bombing: Malicious intent to impede another person’s use of electronic mail services or news will result in the immediate termination of the offending Cloud4WP account.

E-mail / Message Forging: Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the Cloud4WP service is in violation of this AUP.

Usenet SPAMing: Cloud4WP has a zero tolerance policy for the use of its network for the posting of messages or commercial advertisements, which violate the rules, regulations, FAQ or charter of any newsgroups or mailing list. Commercial messages that are appropriate under the rules of a newsgroup or mailing list or that are solicited by the recipients are permitted.

Unauthorized access: Use of the Cloud4WP service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of Cloud4WP’s or another entity’s computer software or hardware, electronic communications system, or telecommunications system, whether or not the intrusion results in the corruption or loss of data, is expressly prohibited and the offending Cloud4WP account is subject to immediate termination.

Copyright or trademark infringement: Use of the Cloud4WP service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that infringes any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, but not limited to, the unauthorized copying of copyrighted material, the digitization and distribution of photographs from magazines, books, or other copyrighted sources, and the unauthorized transmittal of copyrighted software.

Collection of personal data: Use of the Cloud4WP service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent.

Network disruptions and unfriendly activity: Use of the Cloud4WP service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use Cloud4WP Services or the Internet. This includes “denial of service” (DOS) attacks against another network host or individual user. Interference with or disruption of other network users, services or equipment is prohibited. It is the Member’s responsibility to ensure that their network is configured in a secure manner. A Subscriber may not, through action or inaction, allow others to use their network for illegal or inappropriate actions. A Subscriber may not permit their network, through action or inaction, to be configured in such a way that gives a third party the capability to use their network in an illegal or inappropriate manner. Unauthorized entry and/or use of another company and/or individual’s computer system will result in immediate account termination. Cloud4WP will not tolerate any subscriber attempting to access the accounts of others, or penetrate security measures of other systems, whether or not the intrusion results in corruption or loss of data.

Fraud: Involves a knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement, writing or activity made with the intent that the person receiving it will act upon it.

Copyrights: Infringement of Copyright, Patent, Trademark, Trade Secret, or Intellectual Property Right: Distribution and/or posting of copyrighted or the aforementioned infringements will not be tolerated.

Distribution of Viruses: Intentional distributions of software that attempts to and/or causes damage, harassment, or annoyance to persons, data, and/or computer systems are prohibited. Such an offense will result in the immediate termination of the offending account.

Inappropriate Use of Software: Use of software or any device that would facilitate a continued connection, i.e. pinging, while using Cloud4WP services could result in suspension service.

Third Party Accountability: Cloud4WP subscribers will be held responsible and accountable for any activity by third parties, using their account, that violates guidelines created within the Acceptable Use Policy.

Restriction: Accounts may not be used as torrent trackers of any kind. This includes torrent trackers of legitimate content.

Restriction: Accounts may not be used to host websites, content, files etc related to gambles, casinos, legal adults/pornographics materials.

Restriction: Accounts may not run proxy scripts of any kind. This is not strictly limited to PHPProxy or CGIProxy this also includes any others.