Acceptable Use Policy
For the purposes of this policy the words “Net Origin”, “We”, “Our” and “Us” refer to Net Origin, and “Site” to materials delivered on www.netorigin.com.au. Copyright in the content and trademarks on this Site are owned by Net Origin ABN 78 237 392 388, unless otherwise indicated and you agree not to infringe any intellectual property rights owned by Net Origin.
“Subcriber” means the person or entity who placed the order for our services.
2. Acceptable Use Policy
Net Origin’s general policy is to act as a neutral provider of access to the global Internet. Net Origin reserves the right to suspend or cancel a Subscribers access to any or all services provided by Net Origin when Net Origin decides that the account has been used inappropriately.
All provisions of this policy are subject to the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) and Terms of Service (TOS) of Net Origin. The AUP and/or TOS may be changed from time to time at the discretion of Net Origin, and such modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting the modified agreement on the Site.
Net Origin agrees to furnish services to the Subscriber, subject to the following AUP. Submitting an order for Net Origin’s services constitutes acceptance and agreement to Net Origin’s Net Origin’s AUP, as well as Net Origin’s TOS. The following are considered violations of the Net Origin’s Acceptable Use Policy (AUP).
3. Illegal use
Net Origin’s services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in support of illegal activities. Net Origin reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrongdoing.
Use of the Net Origin service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that threatens or encourages bodily harm or destruction of property.
Use of the Net Origin service to transmit any material (by e-mail, uploading, posting or otherwise) that harasses another.
6. 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.
7. Fraudulent activity
Use of Net Origin 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.”
8. Unsolicited commercial e-mail / Unsolicited bulk e-mail (SPAM)
Use of the Net Origin 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 Net Origin 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.
9. 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 Net Origin account.
10. E-mail / Message Forging
Forging any message header, in part or whole, of any electronic transmission, originating or passing through the Net Origin service is in violation of this AUP.
11. Usenet SPAMing
Net Origin 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.
12. Unauthorized access
Use of the Net Origin service to access, or to attempt to access, the accounts of others, or to penetrate, or attempt to penetrate, security measures of Net Origin’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 Net Origin account is subject to immediate termination.
13. Copyright or trademark infringement
Use of the Net Origin 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.
14. Collection of personal data
Use of the Net Origin service to collect, or attempt to collect, personal information about third parties without their knowledge or consent.
15. Network disruptions and unfriendly activity
Use of the Net Origin service for any activity which affects the ability of other people or systems to use Net Origin 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. Net Origin 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.
Involves a knowing misrepresentation or misleading statement, writing or activity made with the intent that the person receiving it will act upon it.
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.
18. 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.
19. Inappropriate Use of Software
Use of software or any device that would facilitate a continued connection, i.e. ICMP requests or pinging, while using Net Origin services may result in suspension of service.
20. Third Party Accountability
Net Origin 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.
21. Prohibited Use
No service may be used for the following unacceptable activities:
21.1. Reseller accounts may not be used to offer any form of free domain hosting services. Violations will result in immediate suspension of service.
21.2. You cannot use your Net Origin Web or Reseller Hosting service for any kind of file hosting, file sharing or mirroring service.
21.3. Accounts may not run proxy scripts of any kind. This is not strictly limited to PHPProxy or CGIProxy this also includes any others.
21.4. Seed Accounts may not run seedbox scripts of any kind. This includes torrentflux but is not limited to just torrentflux. Charges will apply to offenders.
21.5. Our VPS Hosting services cannot be used for hosting game servers.
21. Excessive Resource Usage
Net Origin reserves the right to temporarily suspend or limit a subscribers service due to Excessive Resource Usage.
21.1. For all web and reseller hosting services, the Subscriber may not:
21.1.1 Perform any task that generates high IO load or consumes large amounts of system memory. In the event that an individual account uses high IO load or consumes large amounts of system memory, their website will display a 503 Error Message until the resource usage begins to decrease to an acceptable level.
21.1.2 Use more than 300 concurrent FTP connections to a Net Origin server IP address. In the event that a subscribers attempts to use more than 300 concurrent FTP connections to a Net Origin server IP address, the subscribers IP address will be blocked by the server firewall.
21.1.3 Send more than 500 outbound emails per domain per hour. In the event that a subscribers service attempts to send more than 500 outbound emails per domain per hour, all emails exceeding the initial 500 will be stored in the server mail queue and attempted to be sent after a period of one (1) hour.
If you have any questions or comments regarding our Acceptable Use Policy, then please contact our sales team.