ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY
DPTgroup’s goal is to provide its clients with the best commercial Internet service possible. To accomplish this, DPTgroup has adopted this
Acceptable Use Policy (the “Policy”). This Policy outlines acceptable use of DPTgroup’s network. All DPTgroup clients and all others who use
the Service (the “client”, “user”, “you”, or “your”) must comply with this Policy. If your business or organization does not agree to comply
with this Policy, it must immediately stop all use of the Service and notify DPTgroup, so that it can close your account. DPTgroup’s clients
who provide services to end users are responsible for such end users compliance with the terms of this AUP and must take steps to ensure
compliance by their users. By using or accessing DPTgroup’s services, Clients agree to be bound by the terms of the AUP. DPTgroup reserves
the right to modify, the Policy at any time, effective upon posting at http://www.dptgroup.eu. Clients are responsible for monitoring this
website for changes. Use of DPTgroup’s Services after changes to the AUP are posted on the website shall be deemed to constitute Clients’
acceptance of such new or additional terms of the AUP.
1. ILLEGAL USE
The DPTgroup network may be used only for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution or storage of any materials in violation of any
applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, without limitation: Material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret,
software piracy, patents or other intellectual property right without proper authorization. Engaging in activity that violates privacy, publicity
or other personal rights of others. Material that is obscene, abusive, defamatory, harassing, or threatening language constituting an illegal
threat or violates export control laws. Exploitation of vulnerabilities in hardware or software for malicious purposes such as exploitation of
scripts presented on web pages (i.e., forms for answering questions or entering data).
2. SYSTEM AND NETWORK SECURITY
Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and civil liability. DPTgroup will investigate incidents
involving such violations and may involve and will cooperate with law enforcement, if a criminal violation is suspected. Examples of system or
network violations include, without limitation the following: Unauthorized access to or use of computers, data, systems, accounts or
networks, including any attempt to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a system or network or an attempt to penetrate security
measures of another individual’s system (known as ‘hacking’) is prohibited. Unauthorized monitoring of data or traffic on any network or
system without express authorization of the owner of the system or network. Interference with service to any user, host or network
including, without limitation, mail-bombing, flood, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks. Forging of any TCP-IP
packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting or otherwise engaging in any monitoring or
interception of data not intended for the User without authorization is prohibited. Engaging in or permitting any network or hosting activity
that results in the blacklisting or other blockage of DPTgroup IP space is prohibited. Also, attempting to circumvent Client authentication or
security of any hosts, network, or account (‘cracking’) without authorization is prohibited. Simulating communications (“phishing”) from
and/or to a website or other service of another entity in order to collect identity information, authentication credentials, or other
information from the legitimate users of that entity’s service is prohibited. Exporting encryption software over the Internet or otherwise in
violation of ITAR, to points outside the United States is prohibited. Using malware, DNS cache poisoning or other means (“pharming”) to
redirect a user to a website or other service that simulates a service offered by a legitimate entity in order to collect identity information,
authentication credentials, or other information from the legitimate users of that entity’s service is prohibited. Activities that disrupt the use
of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use the DPTgroup network, system, service, or equipment by utilizing programs, scripts,
or commands to abuse a website (i.e., DDOS, SYN Floods or similar attacks).
Sending unsolicited mail messages is prohibited, including without limitation. Client is prohibited from sending unsolicited bulk and/or
commercial messages over the Internet (‘spamming’). This includes receiving replies from unsolicited emails, (i.e., ‘drop-box’ accounts) or
configuring any email server in such a way that it will accept third party emails for forwarding (i.e., open mail relay). Bulk email may only be
sent to recipients who have expressly requested receipt of such email messages through a ‘verified opt-in’ process. Users that send bulk
email messages must maintain complete and accurate records of all email subscription requested, specifically including the email and
associated headers sent by every subscriber, and shall immediately provide DPTgroup with such records upon request. If a site has roaming
users who wish to use a common mail server, the mail server must be configured to require user identification and authorization.
The Service must not be used to:
Send messages to any individual or entity who has indicated that they do not wish to receive a message from you. Collect or redirect
responses from unsolicited messages sent from accounts on another Internet hosts or messaging services which violates this policy, or the
equivalent policy or any other policy of any other Internet service provider or website. Moreover, unsolicited messages sent from accounts
on other Internet hosts or messaging services may not direct the recipient to any website or other resource that uses DPTgroup’s network.
Purchase lists of email addresses from third parties for mailing to or from any DPTgroup hosted domain, or referencing DPTgroup account, is
prohibited. Distribute Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses, flooding, mail bombing, or denial of service attacks or distributing information
regarding the creation of such viruses, worms, etc. for reasons other than mitigation or prevention is prohibited. Also, activities that disrupt
the use of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use the network or any connected network, system, service or equipment is
prohibited. Transmitting, distributing or storing information or material, that, as reasonably determined by DPTgroup, is threatening, abusive,
violates the privacy of others or which violates any applicable law or regulation, that is harmful to or interferes with DPTgroup’s provision of
Service, the DPTgroup network or any third party’s network, equipment, applications, services or websites, that is fraudulent or contains
false, deceptive or misleading statements, claims or representations (i.e., phishing), and deceptive marketing practices including, without
limitation to, practices that violated United States Federal Trade Commission’s guidelines for proper online marketing schemes is prohibited.
4. SENDING HIGH VOLUME OF TRAFFIC TO PARTICULAR AUTONOMOUS SYSTEM
If the traffic to and from a particular ASN exceeds 10% of client’s monthly Committed Data Rate (CDR) then DPTgroup makes no guarantee of
performance towards packet loss and/or latency to and from that ASN. The above is also applicable to "Transit" Autonomous systems which
are used to reach the end user destinations.
5. OBSCENE SPEECH OR MATERIALS
Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. Using DPTgroup’s network to
advertise, transmit, store, post, display or otherwise make available child pornography or obscene speech or materials is prohibited. DPTgroup
does not prohibit any material allowed by law. DPTgroup is required by law to notify law enforcement agencies when it becomes aware of the
presence of child pornography on or being transmitted through DPTgroup’s network.
6. RISKS OF THE INTERNET
Some activities that clients can perform when accessing the Internet may be harmful or cause loss to client, other people that may access
client’s service, or client’s equipment including, without limitation:
i. Downloading content (including receiving emails) from the Internet which may introduce viruses or other harmful features to the client’s
ii. Purchase goods or services using the Internet
iii. Transmitting confidential information over the Internet (such as credit card numbers or other business information), or
iv.Accessing and viewing content on the Internet or otherwise available through the service that may be offensive to some individuals, or
inappropriate for children.
Client shall bear all risk associated with the activities referred to in paragraph (a) above and DPTgroup does not have any liability for any
claims, losses, actions, damages, suites or proceeding arising out of or otherwise relating to such activities. Client may minimize the risk of
accessing illegal or offensive content as well as managing use of the Internet by using a filtering solution. DPTgroup does not provide these
filtering solutions as part of the Service and it is the client’s responsibility to implement these measures.
7. ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS
The use of the DPTgroup network by a Client is subject to the terms and conditions of any agreements entered into by such Client with
DPTgroup. This AUP is incorporated into such agreements by reference.
8. COMPLIANTS/VIOLATIONS OF AUP
Any complaints regarding prohibited use of other abuse of the DPTgroup Network, including violations of this AUP, should be sent to
email@example.com. Please include all applicable information that will assist DPTgroup in investigating the compliant.