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Last update: December 2019Fair Use Policy

Please read this air Use/Acceptable Use Policy carefully as it contains important information regarding your legal rights, remedies and other information regarding the business-consumer relationship between Pineatix and you.

Overview

This Privacy Policy addresses how Pineatix will collect, use and protect your information, your privacy rights and responsibilities of you, and Pineatix. This Privacy Policy is written in accordance to the Australian Privacy Act 1988, and the Australian Privacy Principles outlined in the act.

Personal data is generally classified as any information or opinion, whether true or not that is recorded in a material form or not, that could directly or indirectly identify you.


Scope

This Privacy Policy applies to the Customers of Pineatix, as well as any other person who accesses our Site or any Services as defined in the Terms of Service Agreement, which is hereby incorporated into this policy by reference.


Illegal Activity

Customers may only use Pineatix Services for lawful purposes. Transmission of any material in violation of any Country, Federal, State or Local regulation is prohibited. To this effect, any pornography is prohibited as well as housing any copyright information (to which the customer does not hold the copyright or any appropriate licenses) on Pineatix servers through any Services.


Hacking

Websites dedicated to the discussion of hacking activities or the distribution of hacking tools are prohibited. Also, the usage of Pineatix’s systems or network to access any system, service, or network without the owner's consent is expressly forbidden.


Anonymous Proxies

Anonymous proxies are easily abused and often cause a negative impact on both the servers and the network they are connected to. As such, they're prohibited on Pineatix’s network and servers.


Personal information collection

Collecting or using email addresses, screen names or other personal identifiers without the consent of the person identified (including, without limitation, phishing, Internet scamming, password robbery, spidering, and harvesting). This is further described in the Terms of Service general rules of conduct. Any website which collects personal information hosted on Pineatix's servers must also have a 'privacy policy'.


Spoofing/Impersonation

Usage of the Pineatix network to impersonate another person or entity, be it through Email, Internet Forums, or any other means, is strictly prohibited. This includes spoofing email or network packet headers whether or not it is done for malicious purposes.
Remember, you have a right to use a pseudonym when using our services, this is not allowed however when processing payments to prevent against fraud. So long as you are not impersonating or attempting to impersonate another person and are only concealing your own information with fake information (a pseudonymity) there is no violation of this policy or the Terms of Service Agreement.


Spamdexing

Customer agrees to not engage in activities pertaining to Black Hat SEO, Spamdexing, and so-called “Scraper sites.” These can all have a severely detrimental effect on server performance and are not permitted.
Any conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against Pineatix's network or website, or Pineatix's employees, officers or other agents, including engaging in behavior that results in any server being the target of a denial of service attack (DoS).


Offensive Content

You may not publish or transmit via Pineatix’s services any content that Pineatix reasonably believes constitutes inappropriate or offensive content at the absolute sole discretion of Pineatix. This includes but is not limited to;
i. Constitutes child pornography;
ii. Constitutes pornography;
iii. Is excessively violent, incites violence, threatens violence, or contains harassing content or hate speech;
iv. Is unfair or deceptive under the consumer protection laws of any jurisdiction, including chain letters and pyramid schemes;
v. Is defamatory or violates a person’s privacy;
vi. Creates a risk to a person’s safety or health, creates a risk to public safety or health, compromises national security or international security, or interferes with an investigation of law enforcement;
vii. Improperly exposes trade secrets or other confidential or proprietary rights;
viii. Is intended to assist others in defeating technical copyright protections;
ix. Clearly infringes on another person’s trade or service mark, patent, or other property right;
x. Promotes illegal drugs, violates export control laws, relates to illegal gambling or illegal arms trafficking;
xi. Is otherwise illegal or solicits conduct that is illegal under laws applicable to you or to Pineatix; and/or
xii. Is otherwise malicious, fraudulent, or may result in retaliation against Pineatix by offended viewers.


Bulk Commercial Email

You have a right to use a pseudonym when using our services, this is not allowed however when processing payments to prevent against fraud.


Pseudonymity

Bulk commercial email, mailing lists and email reflectors are allowed on Aussie Tech Heads servers, we do however have a limit of emails per hour per account. For any emails sent from your Aussie Tech Heads account you must adhere to the following rules:
i. Your intended recipients have given their consent to receive e-mail via some affirmative means, such as an opt-in procedure;
ii. Your procedures for soliciting consent include reasonable means to ensure that the person giving consent is the owner of the e-mail address for which the consent is given;
iii. You may not obscure the source of your e-mail in any manner; and
iv. You otherwise comply with the CAN SPAM Act or other applicable international law, or laws in your region.


Security

You must take reasonable security precautions. You must protect the confidentiality of your password, and you should change your password periodically. If any user data is collected, then you must take reasonable security precautions for your user data. We are not responsible for this security and you must take additional precautions.


Unlimited Hosting

Pineatix’s has some services where ‘Unlimited’ usage of resources are allowed including but not limited to bandwidth, diskspace, email accounts, sub-domains, FTP accounts and other account features. The disk space any other resources used as referenced previously, are to not be used excessively or inappropriately. This is decided at the sole and absolute discretion of Pineatix.


Prohibited Use Cases

Essentially, any Sites of Services whose purpose is to use a lot of disk space or network bandwidth is not allowed. This list below includes but is not limited to things that are not allowed on our hosting plans:
i. File upload, sharing, archive, backup, mirroring or distribution services;
ii. A site created primarily to distribute large documents, images or videos;
iii. A site created primarily to drive traffic to other sites;
iv. Excessive websites that may overutilize bandwidth or resources (RAM, CPU, etc);
v. Spam cannons; shared hosting is not suitable for automated, mass emailing services;
vi. Distribution of content for which you don’t hold usage or distribution rights;
vii. Sites that continue to get hacked or suffer repeated security breaches;
viii. BitTorrent software;
ix. Proxy Software;
x. IRC Bots/Bouncers;
xi. Network Daemons;
xii. Abusive scripts, processes;
xiii. Adult Thumbnail Galleries / Banner Exchanges;
xiv. Spamming, Excessive Mass Mailouts; and/or
xv. Fraudulent activity of any kind.


Disclaimer

Pineatix is under no duty and does not by this Policy, the Terms of Service Agreement nor any other policy undertake a duty, to monitor or police our customers’ activities and disclaims any responsibility for any misuse of the Pineatix network.


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