Websites by Webmist's Acceptable Use Policy  (AUP) is designed  to  protect the integrity, reputation and rights of this business as well as those of our customers and associates

A website owner or hosting client must signify agrement to this policy prior to any design work being undertaken or before any hosting service is provided by Websites by Webmist, and such agreement will constitute a legal agreement.

IMPORTANT NOTICE: Refunds are given at the discretion of Websites by Webmist Management. In the event of a deliberate and continued breach of the Acceptable Use Policy leading to suspension of service, refunds will NOT be provided.


The client agrees not to use his/her website for any of the following:

Prohibited Behaviour:

  1.  SPAMMING - sending out mass emails that have not been requested by the recipients.
  2.  USING FORGED HEADERS eg.spoofing, that is, pretending to be a legitimate business with the intent to defraud.
  3. DNS (Domain Name Server) Propagation;
  4.  ILLEGAL OR UNAUTHORISED ACCESS TO OTHER COMPUTERS,NETWORKS OR SYSTEMS, usually referred to as hacking , by any means whatsoever.
  5.   DISTRIBUTION OF VIRUSES, TROJAN HORSES & any anything else intended to infect computers.
  6.  ENCOURAGEMENT AND/OR INFORMATION TO OTHERS TO ENGAGE IN ANYTHING COVERED BY ITEMS 1-4 ABOVE or anything else intended to defraud or infect computers, networks or systems.
  7.  INFRINGING ON INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS, copyright breaches etc see here
  8.  PORNOGRAPHY OF ANY KIND Note that though all such sites will be immediately removed from our servers on their identification, any such sites involving children will also be referred to the appropriate authorities.
  9.   DEFAMATORY OR  OTHER MATERIALS INTENDED TO DENIGRATE OTHERS
  10.   PROMOTION OF VIOLENCE IN ANY FORM, INCLUDING SUICIDE
  11.   PROMOTION OF EATING DISORDERS eg. Anorexia or Bulimia.
  12.   PROMOTION OF INTOXICATION OR INTOXICATED BEHAVIOUR
  13.   PROMOTION OR PROVISION OF GAMBLING IN ANY FORM
  14.   BEHAVIOUR THAT IS ILLEGAL and is NOT ALREADY LISTED ABOVE

ALSO PLEASE NOTE:

INAPPROPRIATE USE OF SOFTWARE LEADING TO CONTINUED CONNECTION:
Use of software or any device that would facilitate a continued connection, i.e. pinging, while using Websites by Webmist's services could result in suspension of service.
GAME SERVERS are not allowed to be hosted on our servers at this time.


REVISIONS OF THIS ACCEPTABLE USE POLICY. Websites by Webmist reserves the right to revise, amend, or modify this AUP and our TOS (Terms of Service) at any time and in any manner. Clients will be notified in writing via email if any changes are made to an AUP or TOS to which they have previously agreed.