|Acceptable Use Policy (AUP))/Terms Of Service (TOS)
By using our services, you agree to comply with our policies. You are expected to use the Internet with respect, courtesy, and responsibility, giving due regard to the rights of other Internet users. We expect you to have a basic knowledge of how the Internet functions, the types of uses which are generally acceptable, and the types of uses which are to be avoided. Common sense is the best guide as to what is considered acceptable use. The following are unacceptable uses:
Illegality in any form, including but not limited to activities such as unauthorized distribution or copying of copyrighted software, violation of International export restrictions, harassment, fraud, trafficking in obscene material, drug dealing, and other illegal activities.
Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account
deactivation without notice. starwebmaster.com will be the sole arbiter as
to what constitutes a violation of any of these provisions.
Activity which results in the suspension or deactivation of an account will
result in a forfeiture of all fees paid. Complaints made regarding abuses
of an account will be investigated and if found guilty will be grounds for
To report suspected abuses or any violations of these policies, please
contact abuse @ starwebmaster.com
starwebmaster.com servers may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission,
storage, or distribution of any information, data or material in violation
of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is
not limited to: copyrighted material, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual
property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene,
defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws.
Examples of non-acceptable content or links: Pirated software, Hackers
programs or archives, Warez sites, MP3, and IRC bots. The subscriber
to starwebmaster.com service agrees to indemnify and hold harmless starwebmaster.com
from any claims resulting from the use of the service that damages the subscriber
or any other party.
starwebmaster.com will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation
of this provision.
Due to special system and network requirements of adult oriented sites,
pornography and sex-related merchandising are prohibited. This includes
sites that may infer sexual content, or links to adult content elsewhere.
This is also true for sites that promote any illegal activity or content
that may be damaging to our servers or any other server on the Internet.
Links to such materials are also prohibited.
Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result
in criminal and civil liability. Examples include, but are not limited to
the following: Unauthorized access, use, probe, or scan of a systems security
or authentication measures, data or traffic. Interference with service to
any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding,
deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks. Forging
of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an
email or a newsgroup posting.
Any website that uses a high amount of server resources (such as, but not
limited to, CPU time, memory usage, and network resources) will be given
an option of either paying extra (which depends on the resource needed)
or reducing the resource used to an acceptable level. starwebmaster.com shall
be the sole arbiter of what is considered to be a high server usage level.
starwebmaster.com performs daily backups on all servers to ensure critical
files are never lost. However starwebmaster.com is NOT responsible for lost
data, time, income or any other resource due to faulty backups or non-existant
The client is responsible for all activity originating from the account
unless proven to be a victim of outside hacking or address forgery. The
client is responsible for securing their username/password. The client assumes
responsibility for all material on their site that may be put on by a third
party (such as the usage of Free For All links pages). Use of starwebmaster.com's
service requires a certain level of knowledge in the use of Internet languages,
protocols, and software. This level of knowledge varies depending on the
anticipated use and desired content of the web space by the client. The
following examples are offered: Web Publishing: requires knowledge of HTML,
properly locating and linking documents, FTPing Web contents, Graphics,
text, sound, image mapping, etc. FrontPage web publishing: knowledge of
the FrontPage tools as well as Telnet and FTP understanding and capability.
CGI-Scripts: requires a knowledge of the UNIX environment, TAR & GUNZIP
commands, Perl, CShell scripts, permissions, etc. Mail: a use of mail clients
to receive and send mail, etc. The client agrees that he or she has the
necessary knowledge to create and maintain their web space. Client agrees
that it is not the responsibility of starwebmaster.com to provide this knowledge
or support outside matter specific to starwebmaster.com servers.
UCE (Unsolicited Commerce Email) - SPAM
Spamming, or the sending of mass unsolicited email, from or through a starwebmaster.com
server or using an email address that is maintained on a starwebmaster.com
machine is STRICTLY prohibited. starwebmaster.com will be the sole arbiter
as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. If you engage
in any of the foregoing activities using the service of another ISP or IPP,
but channeling activities through a starwebmaster.com server as a maildrop
for responses, you are in violation. Violators will be assessed a
minimum of $200.00 fine and will face an immediate suspension.
Any attempts to undermine or cause harm to a starwebmaster.com server or customer
of starwebmaster.com is strictly prohibited.
Any services of starwebmaster.com must adhere to
the above policies. The failure to meet or follow any of the above guidelines
are grounds for account deactivation. We reserve the right to remove any
account without prior notice.
starwebmaster.com's accounts are not to be used for the purposes
of distributing software and multimedia products. If you wish to distribute
software and/or multimedia files, please contact abuse @ starwebmaster.com
for special arrangement.
Multimedia files are defined as any graphics, audio, and video files. starwebmaster.com
accounts are not to be used for the purposes of distributing
and storing unusual amount of multimedia files. Any Web site whose
disk space usage for storing the multimedia files exceed 70% of its total
usage, either in terms of total size or number of files, will be deemed
to be using unusual amount of multimedia files.
Actions Taken by starwebmaster.com
The failure by a customer to meet or follow any of the above policies/terms
is grounds for account deactivation. starwebmaster.com will be the sole arbiter
as to what constitutes a violation of the AUP. starwebmaster.com reserves the
right to remove any account without prior notice.
When starwebmaster.com becomes aware of an alleged violation of its AUP, starwebmaster.com
will initiate an investigation. During the investigation, starwebmaster.com
may restrict a customer's access in order to prevent further potentially
unauthorized activity. Depending on the severity of the violation, starwebmaster.com
may, at its sole discretion, restrict, suspend, or terminate a customer's
account and/or pursue other civil remedies. If such violation
is a criminal offense, starwebmaster.com will notify the appropriate law enforcement
authorities of such violation.
starwebmaster.com does not issue credits for outages incurred through service
disablement resulting from AUP violations.
starwebmaster.com customers agree to indemnify and hold harmless starwebmaster.com
from any claims resulting from the use of our services that damages them
or any other party. The starwebmaster.com service is provided on an as is,
as available basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied,
including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for
a particular purpose or non-infringement. starwebmaster.com expressly disclaims
any representation or warranty that the starwebmaster.com service will be error-free,
secure or uninterrupted. No oral advice or written information given by
starwebmaster.com, its employees, licensors or the like, will create a warranty;
nor may you rely on any such information or advice. starwebmaster.com and its
partners and suppliers will not be liable for any cost or damage arising
either directly or indirectly from any transaction or use of the service.
Once you have paid for a service it is your choice to use it or not use it. There will be no refund for unused resources.
In the event that your account is terminated or canceled, no refund, including any subscription fees, will be granted.
Your account is a service. It is not a tangilble product whereby it is the incorrect
size or color to return for a refund. Refunds are not issued for subscription
services. Therefore no refund will be issued. There is no exception
starwebmaster.com reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any provision
of this Policy at any time without notice.
Refusal Of Service
We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion.
By submitting your order to starwebmaster.com, you signify your agreement to these Terms Of Service. If you do not agree to these terms, then please don't submit an order! Violations of these Acceptable Uses Policies and Terms of Service should be referred to.