Use / Content Policy
By the use
of our website hosting services, publishing your website to our server(s)
and/or the use of our email services you hereby agree to the terms of
our "Acceptable Use / Content Policy".
establishes operating principles and acceptable use policies as they relate
to the client's use of the Internet and the services provided by Mobile
Bay Internet to the client under the service agreement.
is a voluntary association of users interested in and willing to exchange
information and data with other Internet users. At present there is no
oversight group providing governance over the principles, policies or
procedures for use of the Internet or the information and data accessed
via the Internet.
to facilitate their contractual relationship the client and Mobile Bay
Internet wish to define a working protocol of principles and policies
and establish operating guidelines and acceptable standards of use of
to the following:
Governing Acceptable use of the Internet by the client
1. Responsibility and Respect - The Internet is a network intended for
use by mature, adult users. The client recognizes this principle and undertakes
at all times to act with respect, courtesy and responsibility, giving
due regard to the interests and rights of other Internet user groups.
This general guideline carries with it the following specific responsibilities:
a) Knowledge of the Internet - The client agrees to obtain a basic knowledge
of the Internet and its operating principles and procedures.
b) Improper Uses - The client will avoid violation of certain generally
accepted guidelines on Internet usage such as restrictions on mass mailings
and mass advertisements, pirating or copying of software, mail bombing
or other methods of attempting to deny service or access to other users,
and attempts to violate security.
c) Compliance with Laws - The client will ensure that its use of the Internet
complies with all applicable federal, state and local law and regulation,
including but not limited to those principles of law which protect against
compromise of copyrights, trade secrets, proprietary information and other
intellectual property rights, libel or defamation of character, invasion
of privacy, tortuous interference, and export of technical or military
data to prohibited countries.
d) Validation of Information - The client is responsible for validating
the integrity of the information and data it receives or transmits over
e) Security - The client is required to protect the security of its Internet
account and usage. The client(s) password will be treated as private and
confidential and will not be disclosed to or shared with any third parties
by Mobile Bay Internet. Should the client disclose their password to any
third party, the client agrees to take full responsibility for the actions
of said third party in connection with their account.
f) Discretion and Judgment - The client is expected to use discretion
in the treatment and handling of Internet information and data and to
take particular care to insure that adult information is not transmitted
to juvenile users of the Internet.
g) Pornography - Due to legal and social issues, we will not accept any
new clients who publish pornographic images. We do not allow any pornographic
content on our server, including but not limited to nude photographs,
explicit language, or sexual fiction. If an existing client publishes
pornographic images, Mobile Bay Internet may suspend and/or cancel your
Let's make this easy to understand: No site that promotes porn or nudity
will be allowed on our servers, this includes BANNERS, CLICKER SITES,
EDITORIALS, STORIES, NUDE PHOTOGRAPHS, EXPLICIT LANGUAGE, SEXUAL FICTION,
OR ANYTHING THAT Mobile Bay Internet DEEMS INAPPROPRIATE FOR OUR SERVERS.
If an existing client publishes pornographic images, Mobile Bay Internet
will remove your site from our server and all monies paid will be forfeited.
i) Excessive CPU usage's - clients will not be allowed to use excessive
amounts of CPU processing on any of our servers or face immediate suspension.
Usage- Accounts with a set data transfer limit will be charged $20 per
GB in excess of their monthly limit. Accounts with "Unlimited Transfer"
are subject to certain restrictions.