Acceptable Use Policy

Acceptable Usage Policy

You will be held responsible for all actions performed by your account whether done by you or by others! If server security is compromised, the account holder is responsible for all violations of RutiHost's Terms of Service (the "Terms of Service") and this Acceptable Use Policy (this "AUP"), including SPAM, and all disconnect and reconnect fees associated with violations.
The following terms constitute an agreement between you and RutiHost. This AUP governs your use of the services provided by RutiHost (the "Services"). BY USING THE SERVICES YOU SIGNIFY THAT YOU AGREE TO THIS AUP.

Statement of Purpose

The Primary Purpose of RutiHost is to provide our clients with the resources necessary to put their internet services online reliably in a lightning fast, high availability environment that responds quickly to each client's individual needs.

Regarding Ultimate Liability

The client is ultimately responsible for individual server security. RutiHost disclaims all liability for server content.

Network Misuse

All clients are allowed access to the public network; however misuse of the network in any way, including interference, will result in a violation of this AUP. All violations of this AUP shall be subject to review by RutiHost, and an appropriate course of action shall be taken as determined by RutiHost staff in its sole discretion. Proper use of public network must comply with all local, state, and federal laws. Clients assume full liability for all content which they place on the server. Content displaying or transferring acts of copulation or exposed genitalia is prohibited, regardless of context. Forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting is deemed a violation of this AUP.

Sabotage

Any type of sabotage, spam, regardless of intention, shall be grounds for termination of an account. This includes but is not limited to abuse of the remote reboot system by using it multiple times in a very short amount of time for improper reasons.

VPS Server Abuse

Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server or customer of RutiHost is strictly prohibited. As our customer you are responsible for all your accounts. Should you violate the Terms of Services outlined within, your account will be cancelled without chance of refund. Excessive CPU use or continued high disk IO R+W requests will be considered server abuse, CPU cores are given on an equal share basis only they are not dedicated cores for your server alone. 

As a general rule as long as you are not impacting others then you will not be restricted however as a guide line we ask that you do not average over 70% of a CPU core/thread for more than 24 hours on average or 100% of a core/thread for more than 2 hours. 

Examples of unacceptable content or links

pirated software
hacker (cracker) programs or archives
Warez sites
Port Scanning
Torrents
NOTICE: IF YOUR ACCOUNT IS FOUND TO CONTAIN ILLEGAL ACTIVITY, ILLEGAL MP3 FILES, PIRATED SOFTWARE, HACKER (CRACKER) PROGRAMS, WAREZ PROGRAMS, OR ANY OTHER ILLEGAL FILES, YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY, WITHOUT NOTICE, AND A $50.00 CANCELLATION FEE WILL APPLY. ADDITIONALLY, RutiHost staff WILL NOTIFY THE PROPER AUTHORITIES OF YOUR ACTIONS.


Shared Hosting usage policy:

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The following statements pertain exclusively to shared web hosting products and services offered by RutiHost.

PROHIBITED CONTENT AND ACTIVITIES

Adult Thumbnail Galleries/Banner Exchanges

You agree not to run a banner exchange, free adult tgp (thumbnail gallery post), or free adult image galleries on your website.

Abusive Scripts/Processes

Any script/process/etc that adversely affects the ability of any other customer to satisfactorily use their provided services is forbidden. This includes, but is not limited to, CPU-intensive CGI/PHP scripts and websites for which the scale of traffic has exceeded the acceptable limits of a shared hosting environment.

IRC Bots/Bouncers

All IRC bots and “bouncers” (bnc, etc) are forbidden.

BitTorrent software

While we recognize the value in the BitTorrent protocol as a distribution method, it is far too easily (and often accidentally) abused/misused and therefore not allowed on RutiHost's Shared Hosting services.

Proxy Software

All proxy software, anonymous or otherwise, is forbidden on DreamHost Shared Hosting services.

Network Daemons

Any process that opens a network socket to accept connections from external networks is forbidden. Processes are allowed to bind to the local host only, but are held to the limitations placed on all other processes. They must not use up more than their fair share of resources and they must not interfere with any other customers' activities.


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Network Security

Clients are required and obligated to maintain all security on their servers. Any and all additional charges that are incurred due to client lack of monitoring or security are the responsibility of the client.

Monitoring Policy

RutiHost does not actively monitor the content on its servers. Dedicated server content will only be reviewed upon complaint. Content that does not violate local, state and federal law or this AUP or the Terms of Service is deemed in compliance and shall remain intact. If content is deemed to be in violation of this AUP or the Terms of Service, it shall be reviewed by RutiHost, and a course of action shall be taken to correct the problem, which may result in termination of the account or service.

Blacklist Policy

If any client or any third-party user that is a customer of our client uses RutiHost services, network, or its physical infrastructure in a manner that causes RutiHost , or any IP addresses issued by RutiHost to be "blacklisted" or "blocked", RutiHost reserves the right to suspend or terminate services of such client and/or suspend or terminate the access to services, network, and/or its physical infrastructure. Operating RutiHost service on behalf of, or in connection with or reselling any service to persons or firms listed in the Spamhaus Register of Known Spam Operations database at www.spamhaus.org shall constitute a violation of this AUP.

IP Addresses

Clients retain no ownership rights to any IP addresses issued by RutiHost. Clients may not transfer IPs from RutiHost. Any client purchasing over 16 IP addressed in addition to their server may be required to submit ARIN justification forms as well as submit to additional terms depending on the number of IP addresses desired. For more information about IP Addresses, please contact sales@rutihost.com.

IRC/Bittorrent/P2P

IRC Usage shall be allowed unless such usage is abused or creates or enhances any type of problem(s) with RutiHost's services or network. It is also deemed a violation of this AUP if it is determined that IRC is the cause or root of a service interruption to other users. Clients may not operate and maintain IRC servers which connect to global IRC networks such as Undernet, EFnet and DALnet. Use of IRC plug-ins, scripts, add-ons, clones or other software designed to disrupt or deny service to other users is prohibited. If a client's IRC servers are frequently compromised or attract denial of service or distributed denial of service attacks that disrupt or deny service to other clients or users, then ReliableSite may null-route, filter, suspend, or terminate that client's service. RutiHost allows the use of both Peer to Peer as well as Bit Torrent, but we do not permit the transfer of illegal content.

Law Enforcement

RutiHost may be required by law to submit client information to law enforcement officials, when presented with a valid subpoena from a court with proper jurisdiction. In such event, the information requested is disclosed as directed pursuant to the subpoena. The safety and privacy of any client will only be compromised by the court order of a subpoena. RutiHost will notify the client of the information request as allowed by the subpoena.

Violation Claims

Any Claim of Violation of this AUP that is being submitted by a third party must include the name and contact information of the complaining party, the IP address from which the alleged complaint originated, and a description of the violation. This AUP applies to all users of servers provided by ReliableSite, including without limitation the customers, clients and other users of our clients.
ReliableSite reserves the right, at its sole discretion, to refuse new service to any individual, group, or business. ReliableSite also retains the right to discontinue service for any client for any reason or no reason and at any time, including without limitation for violation of this AUP. 
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