Acceptable Usage Policy
We are dedicated to providing an all-round top quality service. The terms and conditions which follow are necessary to ensure that we may continue to provide the best possible service to all of our customers whilst at the same time satisfying our legal and ethical responsibilities.Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation without notice. Beyond the Sidewalks will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of any of these provisions.
Activity which results in the suspension or deactivation of an account will result in a forfeiture of all fees paid. Complaints made regarding abuses of an account will be investigated and if found guilty will be grounds for immediate suspension.To report suspected abuses or any violations of these policies, please contact us immediately.
Our servers may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or distribution of any information, data or material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws. Examples of non-acceptable content or links: Pirated software, Hackers programs or archives, Warez sites, and IRC bots. The subscriber to Beyond the Sidewalks service agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Beyond the Sidewalks from any claims resulting from the use of the service that damages the subscriber or any other party.
Beyond the Sidewalks will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.
Tasteful nude photographs and selling of sex-related merchandising is okay. This includes sites that may infer sexual content, or links to adult content elsewhere.
This is prohibited: sites that promote any illegal activity or content that may be damaging to our servers or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.
The client is responsible for all activity originating from the account unless proven to be a victim of outside hacking or address forgery. The client is responsible for securing their username/password. The client assumes responsibility for all material on their site that may be put on by a third party (such as the usage of Free For All links pages). Use of these service requires a certain level of knowledge in the use of Internet languages, protocols, and software. This level of knowledge varies depending on the anticipated use and desired content of the web space by the client. The following examples are offered: Web Publishing: requires knowledge of HTML, properly locating and linking documents, FTPing Web contents, Graphics, text, sound, image mapping, etc. Mail: a use of mail clients to receive and send mail, etc. The client agrees that he or she has the necessary knowledge to create and maintain their web space. Client agrees that it is not our responsibility to provide this knowledge or support outside matter specific to our servers.
UCE (Unsolicited Commerce Email) - SPAM
Spamming, or the sending of mass unsolicited email, from or through a our server or using an email address that is maintained on a Beyond the Sidewalks machine is STRICTLY prohibited. Beyond the Sidewalks will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. If you engage in any of the foregoing activities using the service of another ISP or IPP, but channeling activities through a our servers as a maildrop for responses, you are in violation. Violators will be assessed a minimum of $200.00 fine and will face an immediate suspension.
Beyond the Sidewalks customers agree to indemnify and hold harmless Beyond the Sidewalks from any claims resulting from the use of our services that damages them or any other party. The Homestead, Beyond the Sidewalks service is provided on an as is, as available basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. Homestead, Beyond the Sidewalks expressly disclaims any representation or warranty that the Homestead, Beyond the Sidewalks service will be error-free, secure or uninterrupted. No oral advice or written information given by Homestead, Beyond the Sidewalks, its employees, licensors or the like, will create a warranty; nor may you rely on any such information or advice. Homestead, Beyond the Sidewalks and its partners and suppliers will not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any transaction or use of the service.
Beyond the Sidewalks reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any provision of this Policy at any time without notice.
Refusal Of Service
We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion. Upon doing so, refunds will be given at our discretion.
Any refunds may be in the form of future service and hosting and not cash unless special arrangements are made.
Domain names that are registered by Beyond the Sidewalks are final and no refunds are given for correct or incorrect spelling of those domain names submitted tous.