Terms and Conditions

Pappayacloud may enforce rules and regulations regarding the use of its services. These rules and regulations are called Terms & Conditions.

Any violation of the Terms and conditions will result in action that Pappayacloud feels appropriate, which could be the termination of your account. No refund will be given for any interruption in service resulting from policy violations.

The Pappayacloud network and related services may only be used for lawful purposes. Transmission, distribution, or storage of any information, data or material in violation of current law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret, or other intellectual property rights. Making unauthorized copies of software is a violation of the law. In compliance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act (the “DMCA”), please email notifications of claimed copyright infringements to our legal department (see our contact us page for details). Pappayacloud will cooperate fully with any civil and/or criminal litigation arising from the violation of this policy.

Content

Content may be stored and published as long as its content remains legal. Illegal material includes copyrighted works, commercial audio, video, or music files, counterfeit products and any material in violation of any law or regulation. Non-Acceptable Content includes, but is not limited to, Child pornography, content containing any person under the age of 18, Incest and Bestiality. You may NOT link to and/or provide information about such content. Any customer found to be violating these rules will have their account terminated immediately without refund and the offending content and customer details will be passed on to the authorities. The definition of “content” is left entirely to the discretion of Pappayacloud. We are in full support of the Internet Watch Foundation (www.iwf.org.uk).

Network

Customers must use the Pappayacloud network responsibly. This includes respecting other Pappayacloud customers. Pappayacloud reserves the right to terminate service with any Customer who uses the Pappayacloud network in such a way that it unfavorably affects other Pappayacloud customers. Violations of this policy may be reported to the law if deemed appropriate. Pappayacloud will cooperate fully with any civil and/or criminal litigation arising from the violation of this policy.

Bandwidth Policy

Bandwidth is not restricted, however it is subject to fair usage. Please see our Bandwidth Policy page for more info.

Etiquette

The customer is expected to practice good Internet etiquette (Netiquette). The customer will comply with the rules appropriate to any network to which Pappayacloud may provide access. The customer should not post, transmit, or permit Internet access to information the customer desires to keep confidential. The customer is not permitted to post any material that is illegal, libelous, tortuous, indecently depicts children or is likely to result in reprisal against Pappayacloud  by offended users. Pappayacloud reserves the right to refuse or terminate service at any time for violation of this section. This includes advertising services or sites via IRC or USENET in clear violation of the policies of the IRC channel or USENET group.

Security

The customer is solely responsible for any breaches of security affecting servers under customer control. If a customer’s server is attacked, it will be de-activated and an immediate investigation will begin. In such an event, the customer is responsible for the cost to fix any damage done.

Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and/or civil charge. Pappayacloud may investigate incidents involving such violations and may involve law enforcement. Violators of the policy are responsible, without limitations, for the cost of labor required to rectify any damage done to the operation of the network and business operations supported by the network and to respond to complaints incurred by Pappayacloud. Pappayacloud is concerned with the privacy of online communications and web sites but cannot take responsibility for the security of information transmitted over the Pappayacloud facilities.

The customers are responsible for protecting their own password. The customer will not use or permit anyone to use Pappayacloud services or service to hack passwords or to access other systems or networks without authorization. Pappayacloud will fully cooperate with law enforcement in the detection and prosecution of any such illegal activity.

Software Piracy Policy

VIOLATION OF PAPPAYACLOUD’S TERMS AND CONDITIONS IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED AND COULD RESULT IN TERMINATION OF YOUR ACCOUNT. YOU SHALL REMAIN SOLELY LIABLE AND RESPONSIBLE FOR YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES AND ALL CONTENT THAT YOU DISPLAY, STORE, UPLOAD, DOWNLOAD OR BROADCAST THROUGH THE USE OF THE SERVICES. “CONTENT” INCLUDES ANY PART OF YOUR ACCOUNT. PAPPAYACLOUD RESERVES THE RIGHT TO REFUSE SERVICE TO ANYONE AT ANY TIME. 

Child Pornography

Pappayacloud will cooperate fully with any criminal investigation into a Customer’s violation of the Child Protection Act of 1984 concerning child pornography. Customers are ultimately responsible for their own content and the actions of their clients over the Pappayacloud network, and will be liable for illegal material displayed/sent etc. by their clients or themselves. According to the Child Protection Act, child pornography includes photographs, films, video or any other type of visual presentation that shows a person who is or is depicted as being under the age of eighteen years and is engaged in or is depicted as engaged in explicit sexual activity, or the dominant characteristic of which is the depiction, for a sexual purpose, of a sexual organ or the anal region of a person under the age of eighteen years or any written material or visual representation that advocates or counsels sexual activity with a person under the age of eighteen years. Violations of the Child Protection Act will be reported to the correct authorities. Please email notifications of claimed infringements to our legal department (see our contact us page for details).

Lawful Purpose

All services may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any applicable law, regulation, or Pappayacloud’s Terms and Conditions is strictly prohibited.

Unsolicited Commercial E-mail

Pappayacloud will not tolerate the sending of Unsolicited Commercial E-mail (UCE) or SPAM over our network. Violations of this policy carry severe penalties, including termination of service. Sending a message, especially an advertisement, to more than five recipients, is by itself spamming unless the individuals have specifically requested to be added to a mailing list on that topic. This includes both commercial advertisements and informational messages sent to recipients via email as well as off-topic messages posted in Usenet discussion groups where the recipient has not requested or invited the message. E-mail is a person-to-person medium, not a broadcast medium. Customers of Pappayacloud are strictly prohibited from using or permitting others to use UCE or SPAM over our network. As our Customers are ultimately responsible for the actions of their clients over the Pappayacloud network, it is advisable that Customers develop a similar, or stricter, policy for their clients. Violation of Pappayacloud’s SPAM policy will result in severe penalties. If Pappayacloud are notified of an alleged violation of our SPAM policy, an investigation will be initiated. During the investigation, Pappayacloud may restrict customer access to the network to prevent further violations. If a customer is found to be in violation of our SPAM policy, Pappayacloud may terminate the customer’s account. Further, Pappayacloud reserves the right to pursue civil remedies for any costs associated with the investigation of a substantiated policy violation. Pappayacloud will notify the law if the violation is believed to be a criminal offence. Violation of Pappayacloud’s SPAM policy may be reported to our abuse department (see our contact us page for details).