Acceptable Use Policy

This Acceptable Use Policy applies to all persons and entities (collectively, “clients” or “customers”) using the products and services of HostHatch LLC This policy is designed to protect the security, integrity, reliability, and privacy of both the HostHatch network and the products and services HostHatch offers to its customers. HostHatch LLC reserves the right to modify this policy at any time, effective immediately upon posting of the modification. Your use of HostHatch products and services constitutes your acceptance of the Acceptable Use Policy in effect at the time of your use. You are solely responsible for any and all acts and omissions that occur during or relating to your use of the service, and you agree not to engage in any unacceptable use of the service.



What Uses are Prohibited?

Unacceptable use includes, but are not limited to, any of the following: Posting, transmission, re-transmission, or storing material on or through any of HostHatch products or services, if in the sole judgment of HostHatch such posting, transmission, re-transmission or storage is: (a) threatening or abusive; (b) obscene; (c) indecent; (d) defamatory (e) in violation of local law or regulation (including rights protected by copyright, trade secret, patent or other intellectual property or similar laws or regulations); each customer shall be responsible for determining what laws or regulations are applicable to his or her use of the products and services.

A list of examples of prohibited content can be on our terms of service page.

If any of the above are detected, your service(s) will be terminated or suspended without notice and no refund shall be granted. Any threats made towards HostHatch or it’s staff will be forwarded to the appropriate authorities.

Deceptive Marketing Practices

Actions that restrict or inhibit anyone, whether a customer of HostHatch or otherwise – in his or her use or enjoyment of HostHatch products and services, or that generate excessive network traffic through the use of automated or manual routines that are not related to ordinary personal or business use of Internet services.

Introduction of malicious programs into the HostHatch network or servers or other products and services of HostHatch (e.g., viruses, trojan horses and worms).

Causing or attempting to cause security breaches or disruptions of Internet communications. Examples of security breaches include but are not limited to accessing data of which the customer is not an intended recipient, or logging into a server or account that the customer is not expressly authorized to access. Examples of disruptions include but are not limited to port scans, flood pings, packet spoofing and forged routing information.

Executing any form of network monitoring that will intercept data not intended for the customer.

Circumventing user authentication or security of any host, network or account.

Installation or distribution of “pirated” or other software products that are not appropriately licensed for use by customer.

Interfering with or denying service to any user other than the customer’s host (e.g., denial of service attack).

Using any program/script/command, or sending messages of any kind, designed to interfere with, or to disable a user’s terminal session.

Furnishing false or incorrect data on the order form contract (electronic or paper) including fraudulent use of credit card numbers, name and physical address, or attempting to circumvent or alter the processes or procedures to measure time, bandwidth utilization or other methods to document “use” of HostHatch products or services.

Sending unsolicited mail messages, including the sending of “junk mail” or other advertising material to individuals who did not specifically request such material, who were not previous customers of the customer or with whom the customer does not have an existing business relationship (e.g., E-mail “spam”).

Harassment, whether through language, frequency, or size of messages.

Unauthorized use or forging of mail header information.

Solicitations of mail or any other email address other than that of the poster’s account or service, with the intent to harass or collect replies.

Creating or forwarding “chain letters” or other “pyramid schemes” of any type.

Exporting, re-exporting, or permitting downloads of any content in violation of the export or import laws without all required approvals, licenses and exemptions.

HYIP (High Yield Investment Programs) sites.

No failure or delay in exercising or enforcing this policy shall constitute a waiver of the policy or of any other right or remedy. If any provision of this policy is deemed unenforceable due to law or change in law, such a provision shall be disregarded and the balance of the policy shall remain in effect.

Abusable Resources

Upon notification of the existence of an abusable resource (e.g., open news server, unsecured mail relay, or smurf amplifier), the customer shall immediately take all necessary steps to avoid any further abuse of such resource. Any abuse of an open resource that occurs after the customer has received such notification shall be considered a violation of this policy and enforced as such.

Contact us for more information.

Department Designated to Receive Notification of Claimed Infringement:

Abuse department,
HostHatch, LLC
Email: abuse@hosthatch.com