Acceptable Use Policy

This AUP governs the use of Black Nova Designs’ free hosting, paid hosting, and VPS services. Violation of this AUP may result in suspension or termination of your service. In the event of a dispute between you and Black Nova Designs regarding the interpretation of this AUP, Black Nova Designs’ interpretation, in its reasonable commercial judgment, shall govern. If you have any questions regarding this AUP, contact support [@] BlackNovaDesigns.co.uk.


Offensive Content
You may not publish or transmit via Black Nova Designs’ service any content that Black Nova Designs reasonably believes:

Content published or transmitted via Black Nova Designs’ service includes web content, email, bulletin board postings, chat, and any other type of posting or transmission that relies on any internet service provided by Black Nova Designs.


Security
It is the responsibility of the client to take reasonable security precautions in protecting their login information to their services and the Black Nova Designs billing area. It is always the client's responsibility to ensure the security of their website or VPS service, Black Nova Designs is not responsible for compromised scripts or servers.


Bulk Commercial E-Mail
You must obtain Black Nova Designs’ advance approval for any bulk commercial e-mail, which will not be given unless you are able to demonstrate all of the following to Black Nova Designs’ reasonable satisfaction:

These policies apply to messages sent using your Black Nova Designs 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 Black Nova Designs service. In addition, you may not use a third party e-mail service that does not practice similar procedures for all its customers.

Black Nova Designs may test and otherwise monitor your compliance with its requirements, including requesting opt-in information from a random sample of your list at any time.


Unsolicited E-Mail
You may not send any unsolicited e-mail, either in bulk or individually, to any person who has indicated that they do not wish to receive it.


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:

Free hosting users who violate the ToS or AUP will have their account removed. Premium hosting users will be informed of the violation before action is taken under most circumstances.


Copyright Infringement Notice (Digital Millennium Copyright Act)


If you believe your copyright is being infringed by a person using the Black Nova Designs network, please send your written notice of copyright infringement to:

Black Nova Designs,
72 Eider Avenue,
Lyneham,
Chippenham,
SN15 4QG
United Kingdom


Your notice must include the following:

Other
You must have valid and current information on file with your domain name registrar for any domain hosted on the Black Nova Designs network.

Internet Abuse

You may not engage in an illegal, abusive, or irresponsible behavior, including:


Newsgroup, Chat Forums, Other Networks
You must comply with the rules and conventions for postings to any bulletin board, chat group or another forum in which you participate, such as IRC and USENET groups including their rules for content and commercial postings. These groups usually prohibit the posting of off-topic commercial messages or mass postings to multiple forums.

Disclaimer
Black Nova Designs is under no duty and does not by this AUP undertake a duty, to monitor or police our customers' activities and disclaims any responsibility for any misuse of the Black Nova Designs network.


Inquiries regarding this policy should be directed to support [@] blacknovadesigns.co.uk