At Pro Web Design , we value our customers and wish to provide them with a positive experience. To offer you the best service possible, all customers need to follow the same rules and guidelines. These policies are intended to make Pro Web Design 's Service available to all our customers as consistently and efficiently as possible. User-Supplied Content All services may be used for lawful purposes only. Through Pro Web Design .'s Service, you may have access to chat areas, bulletin boards, web pages, email, or other services that enable you to send or post materials ("content") and make that content available to others. You must not submit, publish, or display on the Network any defamatory, inaccurate, abusive, obscene, infringing, or threatening content. In addition, you may not submit, publish, or display any content that violates any US Federal, State, or Local law. You are solely responsible for the content you make accessible through the Pro Web Design . Network. You may not use the Service to assist any other person or entity to violate any Federal, State, or Local laws, ordinances, or regulations. Pro Web Design . is not obligated to monitor the network to examine available content. You hereby acknowledge that if we are made aware of content that is determined to be, in its sole discretion, unacceptable, undesirable, offensive, indecent, obscene, excessively violent or otherwise objectionable, Pro Web Design . has the right, but not the obligation, to edit, remove or deny access to such content. Pro Web Design . may disclose any content or records concerning customer's account as required to satisfy any law, regulation, governmental request or court order. Sites that promote any illegal activity or content that may be damaging o Pro Web Design .'s servers or any other server on the Internet are strictly prohibited. Links to such materials are also prohibited. In addition, any site selling or promoting bulk email service is not allowed. Below are some examples of non-acceptable content or links: " Pirated Software (Warez) - Any software that is copyrighted and not freely available for distribution without cost; i.e. ROMs, ROM Emulators and MPEG Layer 3 files (MP3). " Copyright Violations - Violation of copyrights held by individuals and corporations or other entities can result in civil and criminal liability for the infringer. " Hacking/Phreaking - Includes sites with material, links, or resources for hacking, phreaking, viruses, anarchy, or any type of site that promotes or participates in willful harm to Internet sites or providers. Network Security Customers may not use the Pro Web Design . Network with an attempt to circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network, or account. This includes, but is not limited to, accessing data not intended for the customer, logging into a server or account the customer is not expressly authorized to access, password cracking, probing the security of other networks in search of weakness, or violation of any other organization's security policy. Customers may not attempt to interfere or deny service to any user, host, or network. This includes, but is not limited to, flooding, mail bombing, or other deliberate attempts to overload or crash a host or network. Pro Web Design . will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations. Users who violate system or network security may incur criminal or civil liability. CGI Scripts Each Pro Web Design . account comes fully equipped with its own pre-configured CGI-Bin. Customers are free to use any CGI-scripts provided with their account or add any additional ones they require. Any CGI-scripts deemed to be adversely affecting the server performance or the network integrity may be shut down without prior notice. CGI-script sharing with domains not hosted byPro Web Design . is not allowed. Server Resources Any account that uses a high amount or unfair amount of server resources (such as, but not limited to CPU time, memory usage, and network resources) will be given an option of either upgrading their service level or reducing the resource used to an acceptable or fair level. Fair/unfair will be based on the plan price compared to the percentage of the server the account is consuming. Background Running Programs Background daemons in general are prohibited. Pro Web Design . will consider requests on a per-application basis. If allowed, extra charges will be assessed based on resource requirements for system maintenance. Commercial Advertising/Mass Mailings/UCE/SPAM You must not use the Pro Web Design . Network, Pro Web Design . equipment or any Pro Web Design . email address in connection with the transmission of spam, flames, mail bombs, or substantially similar, unsolicited email messages. Your domain may not be referenced as originator, intermediary, or reply-to address in any of the above. This prohibition extends to the sending of unsolicited mass mailings from another service that in any way implicates the use of the Pro Web Design . Network, Pro Web Design . equipment or any Pro Web Design . email address. A message is considered unsolicited if it is posted in violation of a newsgroup charter or if it is sent to a recipient who has not requested or invited the message. For purposes of this provision, merely making one's email address accessible to the public will not constitute a request or invitation to receive messages. If you are found to have spammed, without warning, Pro Web Design . reserves the right to disable your domain/terminate your account. In addition, Pro Web Design . may impose a $100 penalty for each spam policy violation. Pro Web Design . solely reserves the right to refuse or cancel service to known spammers. Lastly, Pro Web Design . reserves the right to determine what violates this policy. As such, any violation may result in cancellation of services without refund. Distribution and/or Transmission of Obscene or Indecent Speech or Materials Violation of indecency and obscenity laws can result in criminal penalties.