Acceptable Use Policy
Poznet.com (known here as "Poznet.com") Acceptable Use Policy has been developed with the following objectives:
• Preserve the privacy and security of individual users.
• Preserve the value of Internet resources as a conduit for free expression.
• Encourage the responsible use of net resources and discourage practices which degrade the usability of network resources and thus the value of Internet services.
• Ensure security, reliability and privacy of Poznet.com systems and network, and the networks and systems of others.
• Avoid situations that may cause Poznet.com to incur civil liability.
• We respect our Customers to use the Internet with courtesy and responsibility and to be familiar with and to practice good Internet etiquette. By adhering to the following policies, our Customers are protecting the rights and privileges of all Internet users.
VIOLATION OF ANY OF THE FOLLOWING POLICIES IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND WILL RESULT IN IMMEDIATE TERMINATION OF ALL ACCOUNTS AND MAY INCUR FINANCIAL PENALTIES TO THE VIOLATOR.
SYSTEM AND NETWORK USAGE AND SECURITY
Customers may not attempt to circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network, or account ("cracking"). This includes, but is not limited to, accessing data not intended for the Customer, password sniffing, security hole scanning, IP spoofing, logging into a server or account the Customer is not expressly authorized to access, or probing the security of other networks.
Customers may not attempt to interfere with service to any user, host, or network ("denial of service attacks"). This includes, but is not limited to, "flooding" of networks, deliberate attempts to overload a service, and attempts to "crash" a host.
Customers may not use any kind of program/script/command, or send messages of any kind, designed to interfere with a user's terminal session, via any means, locally or by the Internet.
Customers must safeguard their account passwords to prevent unauthorized access to their account.
All accounts on Unmetered Bandwidth Packages will have their bandwidth allocated fixed at 30GB per month to prevent any abuse on the network. The bandwidth will be increase when needed upon approval from the management. We reserve the rights to cancel and refund any account that constantly use more than 1 Mbps of bandwidth or cap the account to 256 Kbps of bandwidth.
Users who violate systems or network security may incur criminal or civil liability. Poznet.com will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations.
MATERIAL AND PRODUCT REQUIREMENT
Customers must ensure that all material and data placed on Poznet.com equipment is in a condition that is "server-ready," which is in a form requiring no additional manipulation on Poznet.com part. We shall make no effort to validate this information for content, correctness or usability. In the event that the Customer's material is not "server-ready", we have the option at any time to reject this material. Poznet.com will notify the Customer immediately of its refusal of the material and afford the Customer the opportunity to amend or modify the material to satisfy the needs and/or requirements of Poznet.com.
Uses of Poznet.com facilities require a certain level of knowledge in the use of Internet languages, protocols, and software. This level of knowledge varies depending on the anticipated use of the facilities. Customers are responsible for having this level of expertise. It is not the responsibility of Poznet.com to provide this knowledge or customer support outside of the service defined in the Service Agreement.
Customers may not permit the use of mail services, mail-forwarding capabilities, POP accounts, or auto responders other than for the Customer's own account. Customers are also not allowed to sublet their account to others other than their own usage.
Customers may not employ posts or programs that consume excessive CPU time or storage space. Poznet.com reserves the right to kill CPU intensive process without prior notice or incurring of any liability.
Customers may not host and stream video or audio files that consume excessive bandwidth usage.. Poznet.com reserves the right to suspend/terminate the account that abuse the server resources/bandwidth without prior notice or incurring of any liability.
Customer may not use the hosting account for FTP Hosting or sharing of files via FTP that involve a lot of bandwidth usage. Poznet.com reserves the rights to block any IP or FTP process without prior notice or incurring any liability, if any account is suspected of abusing their account for sharing of files via FTP for long period of time (> 15 mins)
Customer may not host graphic intensive website or large file (>50MB) that generate huge amount of bandwidth. Hotlinking of image files are also strictly prohibited on all our servers. Large file hosting is strictly prohibited as it will consume huge amount of bandwidth. Poznet.com reserve the rights to suspend any account that is caught hosting large files for users to download. Poznet.com reserves the rights to rate limit the account / domain to 64 kbps if the account is found to utilise more than 300 kbps of bandwidth consistantly.
Customer may not host game or game server on our network / server. Poznet.com reserve the rights to suspend or terminate any account that is caught hosting such applications.
All Special Plans with "unmetered bandwidth" will be capped with a monthly bandwidth allocation of 20GB to prevent any abuse on the usage.
All hosting accounts have a limit of hosting up to 10 Addon domains or 10 Parked domains.
Poznet.com reserves the rights to terminate or suspend any account that is overloading the server or hogging the bandwidth without prior notice or incurring of any liability.
Poznet.com facilities may only be used for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution, or storage of any information, data or material in violation of Republic of Singapore regulation or law, or by the common law, is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, or any other statute. Poznet.com reserves the right to remove such illegal material from its servers.
Customers are prohibited from transmitting on or through any of Poznet.com
Poznet.com facilities, any material that is, in Poznet.com sole discretion, unlawful, threatening, abusive, libelous, or encourages conduct that would constitute a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, or otherwise violate any local, state, national or international law, statute or regulation.
The Customer is responsible for providing and maintaining accurate and up-to-date billing information. Furnishing false data on the signup form, contract, or online application, including fraudulent use of credit card numbers, is grounds for immediate termination, and may subject the offender to civil or criminal liability.
Customers may not engage in tortuous conduct including, but not limited to, posting of defamatory, scandalous, or private information about a person without their consent, intentionally inflicting emotional distress, or making physical threats against another person via email, news, or any other electronic media/service we provide.
Customers are bound by the Poznet.com Spam Policy.
Harassment, whether through language, frequency, or size of messages, is prohibited.
Customers may not forward or otherwise propagate chain letters, whether or not the recipient wishes to receive such mailings.
Malicious email, including but not limited to "mail bombing" (flooding a user or site with very large or numerous pieces of email) and "trolling" (posting outrageous messages to generate numerous responses) is prohibited.
Forging of header or any other information is not permitted.
Subscribing someone else to a mail list or removing someone else from a mail list without that person's permission is prohibited.
Poznet.com accounts or services may not be used to collect replies to messages sent from another Internet Service Provider, where those messages violate this Acceptable Use Policy or the Acceptable Use Policy of that other provider.
Customers may not use the Mail Server for Mass Mailing Activity (sending of mail to more than 20 recipients at any one time). Poznet.com reserves the right to kill the mailing process without prior notice or incurring of any liability.
USENET - NEWSGROUP
Poznet.com is not responsible for the content of any newsgroup posting, whether or not a Poznet.com Customer made the posting.
Postings to newsgroups must comply with the written charters or FAQ for those newsgroups. Advertisements should only be posted in those newsgroups whose charters/FAQ explicitly permit them. The poster is responsible for determining the etiquette of a given newsgroup, prior to posting to it.
Customers are prohibited from posting the same or similar message to large numbers of newsgroups (excessive cross-posting or multiple-posting, also known as "USENET Spam").
Customers are prohibited from forging header information. This includes attempting to circumvent the approval process for posting to a moderated newsgroup.
A customer may not solicit mail for any other address, other than that of the Customer's account or service, with the intent to harass or collect replies after Poznet.com service has been terminated.
IRC (INTERNET RELAY CHAT)
IRC robots ("bots" or "clones") or IRC sessions may not be run from Poznet.com shared server accounts.
Customers are prohibited from using IRC scripts or programs that interfere with or deny service to other users on any server or host.
Poznet.com will not sell or knowingly disclose its customer lists or customer email or listserv address lists. We will attempt to protect the privacy of our Customers and their information that is stored on our network. Poznet.com will only access and disclose information as necessary to comply with applicable laws and government orders, to operate and maintain our systems and services, or to protect ourselves or our Customers.
Poznet.com will not monitor or disclose a Customer's private email messages or other facility usage unless required by court order or law. We will cooperate with the authorities and will notify such authorities if it suspects that a Customer is engaged in illegal activities to the limit the law allows or requires, at Poznet.com sole discretion.
Poznet.com will, from time to time, use our customer mailing lists for network updates, system information and general sales information. Poznet.com may in the future limit all mailings to those clients who want to participate.
For customer paying with credit card, the card information will NOT be held in the records of Poznet.com. Poznet.com do not hold or have access to the credit card information provided if the customer choose to pay by credit card during online registration.
Customer passwords are confidential and will not be made available to any person or company outside of Poznet.com for any reason whatsoever.
All information will be stored as securely as possible while maintaining the ability for authorized Poznet.com staff to quickly and effectively access this information when required operational purposes. Feedback
We welcome your feedback. Should you feel dissatisfied with any of our services, please contact us at Tel: 6100 0021, Fax: 6259 5895, Email: enquiry@Poznet.com
THE ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY DEFINES THE ACTIONS WHICH Poznet.com CONSIDERS TO BE ABUSIVE, AND THUS, STRICTLY PROHIBITED. THE EXAMPLES SET FORTH IN THIS POLICY IS NON-EXCLUSIVE, AND IS PROVIDED SOLELY FOR GUIDANCE TO Poznet.com CUSTOMERS.