Acceptable  Use Policy


JDwebsites has formulated this Acceptable  Use Policy in order to encourage the responsible use of JDwebsites' services by our customers and other users ("Users"), and to enable  us to provide our Users with secure, reliable and productive services.

General Conduct
The JDwebsites network, including the websites operated by JDwebsites (collectively, the "JDwebsites Network"), may be used only for lawful purposes. Users may not use the JDwebsites Network in order to transmit, distribute or store material (a) in violation of any applicable law, (b) in a manner that will infringe the copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of others or the privacy, publicity or other personal rights of others, or (c) that is obscene, threatening, abusive or hateful.

Due to legal and social issues, we will not accept customers who publish pornographic content.  We do not allow any pornographic content on our servers, including but not limited to nude photographs, explicit language, or sexual fiction.  If an existing customer publishes pornographic images, JDwebsites. may issue a warning and/or suspend/cancel your account.  Let us make this easy to understand: No site that promotes porn or nudity of any kind will be allowed on our servers, this includes but not limited to banners, clicker sites, editorials, stories, nude pictures or movies, explicit language, sexual fiction or anything that JDwebsites deems inappropriate for our servers.  If an existing customer does any of these items, JDwebsites will remove your site from our server and all monies paid will be forfeited.

System and Network Security
Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of the JDwebsites Network, including, without limitation, (a) accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account which such User is not authorized to access, (b) attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization, (c) attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, "flooding", "mail bombing" or "crashing", (d) forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or newsgroup posting, or (e) taking any action in order to obtain services to which such User is not entitled. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. JDwebsites will investigate occurrences which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Users who are involved in such violations.

Users may not send unsolicited e-mail messages, including, without limitation, bulk commercial advertising or informational announcements ("spam") in a way that could be reasonably expected to adversely impact the JDwebsites Network, including, without limitation, using an e-mail account on JDwebsites' network to send spam, or using the service of another provider to send spam or to promote a site hosted on or connected to the JDwebsites Network. In addition, Users may not use the JDwebsites Network in order to (a) send e-mail messages which are excessive and/ or intended to harass or annoy others, (b) continue to send e-mail messages to a recipient that has indicated that he/she does not wish to receive them, (c) send e-mail with forged TCP/IP packet header information, (d) send malicious e-mail, including, without limitation, "mail bombing", (e) send or receive e-mail messages in a manner that violates the use policies of any other internet service provider, or (f) use an e-mail box exclusively as a storage space for data.  Email boxes can not hold any messages older then 30 days.  Please set your email software to remove messages from server after downloading. (maximum 30 days, recommended 5 to 10 days).  Any messages older then 30 days on the server will be removed.  A script runs at 6 am EST each morning to remove email older then 30 days.

Users who post messages to Usenet newsgroups are responsible for becoming familiar with any written charter or FAQ governing use of such newsgroups and complying therewith. Regardless of such policies, Users may not (a) post the same message, or a series of similar messages, to one or more newsgroups (excessive cross-posting or multiple-posting, also known as "Usenet spam"), (b) cancel or supersede posts not originally posted by such User, unless such User does so in the course of his/her duties as an official newsgroup moderator, (c) post any message with forged packet header information, or (d) post messages that are excessive and/or intended to annoy or harass others, including, without limitation, chain letters.

Suspension; Termination
Any User which JDwebsites determines to have violated any element of this Acceptable Use Policy shall receive a written warning, and may be subject at JDwebsites' discretion to a temporary suspension of service pending such User's agreement in writing to refrain from any further violations; provided, however, that if JDwebsites deems it necessary, it may immediately suspend or terminate such User's service without issuing such a warning. Users which JDwebsites determines to have committed a second violation of any element of this Acceptable Use Policy shall be subject to immediate suspension or termination of service without further notice.

JDwebsites takes no responsibility for any material input by others and not posted to the JDwebsites Network by JDwebsites. JDwebsites is not responsible for the content of any other websites linked to the JDwebsites Network; links are provided as Internet navigation tools only.

All services provided by JDwebsites may only be used for lawful purposes. The laws of the State of Florida and the United States of America apply.

The customer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless JDwebsites from any claims resulting from the use of our services.

Use of our services to infringe upon any copyright or trademark is prohibited. This includes but is not limited to unauthorized copying of music, books, photographs, or any other copyrighted work. The offer of sale of any counterfeit merchandise of a trademark holder will result in the immediate termination of your account.

Examples of unacceptable material on all Shared and Reseller servers include:

IRC Bots, Proxy Scripts / Anonymizers, Pirated Software / Warez, image, filedump, mirror, or banner-ad services (similar to rapidshare, photobucket, or commercial banner ad rotation), affiliate servers, topsites, commercial audio streaming (more than one or two streams), Escrow, High-Yield Interest Programs (HYIP) or related sites, Investment sites (FOREX, egold exchange), sale of any controlled substance without prior proof of appropriate permit(s), AutoSurf sites, Bank Debentures, Bank Debenture Trading Programs, Prime Banks Programs, lottery sites, muds / rpg's, hate sites, hacker focused sites/archives/programs, or sites promoting illegal activities, IP Scanners, Brute Force Programs, Mail Bombers and Spam Scripts. Forums and or websites that distribute or link to warez content are prohibited.

Using an account as a backup/storage device is not permitted.

Any user's name, address, telephone number, e-mail address, domain name  or URL or any other personally identifiable information will be kept completely confidential.

JDwebsites reserves the right to modify this Acceptable Use Policy at any time in its sole and absolute discretion.

(Rev. 08/2008)