Acceptable Use Policy

The following items are violations of Priority Colo's Acceptable Use Policy (AUP):

  1. Illegal Activities
    Priority Colo services may not be used for illegal purposes, or in any form support illegal activities. Priority Colo reserves the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured parties in the investigation of any suspected illegal activities.

  2. Threats and Harassment
    Use of Priority Colo services to transmit any materials (by e-mail,up-loading, posting, messaging, etc.) to threaten or harass other subscribers, or other third parties.

  3. Fraudulent Activity
    Use of Priority Colo services and/or resources to make fraudulent offers to buy or sell items, services, or any type of "scam" such as but not limited to "chain letters", "pyramid schemes",etc.

  4. Impersonation
    Modifying network information in an effort to mislead or deceive, with or without bad intent. Attempting to assume the identity of someone else using modified network information, including packet headers, and e-mail headers or other identifying information.

  5. Bulk E-mail/SPAM
    Use of Priority Colo services to transmit any solicited, or unsolicited e-mail, News-group, Internet Relay Chat (IRC), or other forms of SPAM is prohibited. Any and all violations of this nature will result in the immediate termination of the offending subscribers account(s) without refund. Accounts which are terminated for this reason are subject to a $250.00 "clean-up" fee, and may result in notification to the proper authorities, on Priority Colo's sole discretion.

  6. Denial of Service (DoS) Attacks
    Use of Priority Colo's services and/or resources in ANY attempt to disrupt, interfere, damage, degrade or interrupt another networks, or parties ability to use Priority Colo's services, or the Internet is strictly prohibited. It is each members responsibility to ensure that their network is configured in a manner which is deemed by Priority Colo as secure. A subscriber may not through inaction or action allow their services to be used by their users, or third parties for inappropriate or illegal actions. Members may not configure their network, or neglect to reconfigure their network in any manner which would allow for a third party in an inappropriate or illegal manner. Unauthorized entry as the result of neglect will become the responsibility of the member; They will assume all responsibility for actions, fines, penalties and potential termination of service which may result from Unauthorized entry.

  7. Unauthorized Access
    Use of Priority Colo's services or resources in any attempt to infiltrate, access, probe, another subscribers account, or account information is prohibited. Use of Priority Colo's services or resources in any attempt to circumvent, or probe Priority Colo's, or third parties security measures, hardware or software, or electronic communications system, or telecommunications systems, is prohibited.

  8. Collection or Storage of Personal Information
    Use of Priority Colo's services in any attempt to collect or store personal information of third parties, without their knowledge and/or consent is strictly prohibited.

  9. Copyright, Patent, Trademark, and Trade Secret Infringement
    Any form of distribution, of the aforementioned Infringements will not be tolerated.

  10. Distribution of Harmful programs
    Use of Priority Colo's services or resources to intentionally or knowingly distribute software which may cause damage, harassment, or annoyance to third parties, data, or computer systems, including but not limited to the distribution of Viruses, Virii, Trojans, "Droppers", etc. is strictly prohibited.

  11. Unacceptable use of software
    Use of software with the intent of facilitating a continual connection from, or to Priority Colo's network is prohibited. This includes use of software for the needless transmission of data, to or from Priority Colo's network with the intent of occupying network resources.

  12. Third Party Accountability
    All Priority Colo members will be held solely responsible and accountable any and all activities performed by third parties, using the said members account or services, which are in violation of the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP).

  13. Revisions of the Acceptable Use Policy
    Priority Colo reserves the right to revise or modify our Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) at any time and in any manner. It is the subscribers responsibility to keep up to date with the current contents of the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP). Priority Colo will provide notice of changes to the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) whenever reasonably possible, which is determined solely by Priority Colo.

  14. Adult Materials
    Use of Priority Colo's web hosting or reseller hosting servers to store, transmit, or create pornographic materials is strictly prohibited. Priority Colo reserves the right to remove any adult materials it deems offensive from its network, by means of deleting, or removing the resource housing them from the network. Priority Colo reserves the right to remove adult materials with, or without consent of the account owner, without prior or formal notice.

  15. Internet Relay Chat (IRC)
    Use of Priority Colo services or resources to establish connections to IRC networks, or host Internet Relay Chat Daemons (IRCD) is strictly prohibited unless approved in writing by Priority Colo. This includes use of "Eggdrop bots", and "Energy Mech bots (EMech)". Any accounts found to be disobeying this rule may be subject to immediate termination. Any servers or accounts which attract a Denial of Service (DOS) attack as a result of IRC related connections may be subject to immediate account cancellation without refund and without notice, regardless of having Priority Colo's written permission or consent.

  16. Offensive Materials/Content
    Use of Priority Colo services or resources to display, distribute, upload, post, discuss, or create materials which Priority Colo deems to be offensive is strictly prohibited. This may include, but is not limited to: hate related/motivated materials, anti-gay materials, anti-lesbian materials, etc.