Sausage Software, LLC. Acceptable Use Policy and Service Guidelines
Sausage Software provides web hosting to many clients, and we have a responsibility to protect each client and to provide the best services available. The following guidelines were designed to ensure these obligations are met.
All services provided by Sausage Software may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any United States Federal, State or City law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be threatening or obscene or material protected by trade secret and other statute, and invasion of privacy. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Sausage Software from any claims resulting from the use of the service which damages the subscriber or any other party.
All pornographic content and sex-related merchandising is prohibited on all Sausage Software servers. This includes sites that may infer sexual content or links to adult content elsewhere. Sausage Software will be the sole arbiter in determining violations of this provision.
Also prohibited are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to Sausage Software servers or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.
Examples of unacceptable content or links:
Hacker programs or archives
Sausage Software will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.
Commercial Advertising - Email:
Spamming, or the sending of unsolicited email, from a Sausage Software server or using an email
address or domain that is maintained on an Sausage Software machine as reference
is STRICTLY prohibited.
Sausage Software will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a
violation of this provision. Sites that promote, sell, or otherwise provide access to spamware
products or products that are solely for the purpose of extraction or sale of email addresses
or which are used to send bulk email are not permitted on any Sausage Software server.
Misuse of System Resources:
Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server, or customer, of Sausage Software is
strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: using programs that consume
excessive CPU time; allowing the use of mail services, mail forwarding capabilities,
or autoresponders other than for the customer's own account; resale of disk space without
an appropriate reseller agreement; use of servers for backup of files unrelated to the web site
of the account; or resale or remote access to CGI scripts installed on our servers.
No IRC related software is permitted on our servers. This includes servers, bots, bouncers,
or any other software that is used for the purpose of creating, maintaining, or providing
access to IRC servers or channels. Accounts that are found to have such software uploaded
to their web space are subject to immediate suspension and/or termination without notice.
Account Policies and Cancellation:
Cancellation requests can be submitted via our ticketing system at
http://sausagesupport.com/help/. Although no advance notice is required,
and there is no cancellation fee, all fees paid for service up to the notice of cancellation
are non-refundable. If cancellation is made within the first 14 days of service all
hosting fees will be refunded. This does not include fees for domain registration,
which are nonrefundable.
Accounts are payable in full at the time the account is created. Accounts paid via credit card
are subject to suspension if payment cannot be processed at the time the account is created.
Any account reaching fourteen (14) days past due is subject to suspension for
nonpayment. Such accounts are subject to termination after thirty (30) days in a past due
Activity which results in a suspension or deactivation of an account will result in a
forfeiture of fees paid. Complaints made regarding abuses of an account will be grounds
Refusal of Service:
We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion.
All sub-networks, distributive hosting sites, and dedicated servers of Sausage Software
must adhere to the above policies. Please direct any reports of violations of the above
policies to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation.