This AUP governs the use of Miniport's service. Violation of this AUP may result in suspension or termination of your service. In the event of a dispute between you and Miniport regarding the interpretation of this AUP, Miniports interpretation, in its reasonable commercial judgment, shall govern.
The following is the entire Acceptable User Policy ('AUP') agreement between Miniport and the personal or corporate account holder. Miniport provides World Wide Web Hosting, web design, and script installation. Miniport has certain legal and ethical responsibilities consisting with the use of its servers and equipment involved in these services. Miniports general policy is to act as a provider of Internet presence. Miniport reserves the rights to suspend or cancel a customer's access to any or all services provided by Miniport when we decide that the account has been inappropriately used.
What is Appropriate Usage?
Miniport is designed to serve the needs of all Australians. It is not appropriate to use our services to support large enterprises or internationally based businesses with a sustained demand that places an undue burden on our systems or negatively impacts use by small, independently owned and operated businesses.
Miniport's network is private, unique and not of the internet. We put much pride in our about to transmit client data over private networks and hidden paths. In cases when this is not possible, the service MAY be routered through an internet-enabled router while passing through more open networks.
You may not publish or transmit via a Miniport service any content that Miniport reasonably believes:
a) constitutes child pornography;
b) constitutes cruelty;
c) is excessively violent, incites violence, threatens violence, or contains harassing content or hate speech;
d) is unfair or deceptive under the consumer protection laws of any jurisdiction, including chain letters and pyramid schemes;
e) is defamatory or violates a person's privacy;
f) creates a risk to a person's safety or health, creates a risk to public safety or health, compromises national security, or interferes with an investigation by law enforcement;
g) improperly exposes trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary information of another person;
h) is intended to monitor or hack other users;
i) infringes on another person's trade or service mark, patent, or other property rights;
j)illegal arms trafficking;
K) is otherwise malicious, fraudulent, or may result in retaliation against Miniport by offended viewers, Governments or 3rd parties.;
Miniport does not accept material such as:
a) High Yield Investment Programs (HYIP), illegal Gambling and Lottery sites.
b )Content 'published or transmitted' via Miniports service includes Web content, e-mail, bulletin board postings, chat, and any other type of posting or transmission that relies on any Internet service provided by Miniport.
* Miniport can terminate service for any of the above reasons and it's at Miniports sole discretion to issue a refund
You must take reasonable security precautions. You must protect the confidentiality of your password, and you should change your password periodically.
Bulk Comercial Email
Bulk commercial email, mailing lists, and email reflectors are allowed on Miniports servers, we do however allow a maximum of 500 emails per hour per account. For any emails sent from your Miniport account you must adhere to the following rules:
a) Your intended recipients have given their consent to receive e-mail via some affirmative means, such as an opt-in procedure;
b) Your procedures for soliciting consent include reasonable means to ensure that the person giving consent is the owner of the e-mail address for which the consent is given;
c) You may not obscure the source of your e-mail in any manner.
d) You otherwise comply with the CAN SPAM Act and other applicable law.
These policies apply to messages sent using your Miniport service, or to messages sent from any network by you or any person on your behalf that directly or indirectly refer the recipient to a site hosted via your Miniport service. Additionally, you may not use a third party e-mail service that does not practice similar procedures for all its customers.
Miniport offer unlmited data with all NBN products unless stated otherwise. This data should be considered Fair Play. There is no upper cap to a users download limmit - however users who are found to be abusing the service for extended periods of time will be removed from the network. This means no content distrubution or dedicated game servers over residential internet connections.
Material Protected By Copyright
You may not publish, distribute, or otherwise copy in any manner any music, software, art, or other work protected by copyright law unless:
a) you have been expressly authorized by the owner of the copyright for the work to copy the work in that manner.
b) you are otherwise permitted by the established Australian copyright act and/or any other laws to copy the work in that manner.