Acceptable Use Policy and Service Guidelines
ChurchAssist Technologies has a responsibility to protect
each client and to provide the best services available.
The following guidelines were designed to ensure these
obligations are met.
All services provided by ChurchAssist Technologies
may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission,
storage, or presentation of any information, data or
material in violation of any United States Federal,
State or City law is prohibited. This includes, but
is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we
judge to be threatening or obscene or material protected
by trade secret and other statute, and invasion of privacy.
The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless
ChurchAssist Technologies from any claims resulting
from the use of the service which damages the subscriber
or any other party.
All pornographic content and sex-related merchandising
is prohibited on all ChurchAssist Technologies hosted
sites. This includes sites that may infer sexual content
or links to adult content elsewhere. ChurchAssist Technologies
will be the sole arbiter in determining violations of
Also prohibited are sites that promote any illegal
activity or present content that may be damaging to
ChurchAssist Technologies hosted sites or any other
server on the Internet. Links to such materials are
Examples of unacceptable content or links:
- Pirated software
- Hacker programs or archives
- Warez sites
ChurchAssist Technologies will be the sole arbiter
as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.
Commercial Advertising - Email
Spamming, or the sending of unsolicited email,
from a ChurchAssist Technologies hosted site or using
an email address or domain that is maintained on an
ChurchAssist Technologies hosted site as reference is
STRICTLY prohibited. ChurchAssist Technologies will
be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation
of this provision. Sites that promote, sell, or otherwise
provide access to spamware products or products that
are solely for the purpose of extraction or sale of
email addresses or which are used to send bulk email
are not permitted.
Misuse of System Resources
Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a
hosted site, or customer, of ChurchAssist Technologies
is strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited
to: using programs that consume excessive CPU time;
allowing the use of mail services, mail forwarding capabilities,
or autoresponders other than for the customer's own
account; resale of disk space without an appropriate
reseller agreement; use of servers for backup of files
unrelated to the web site of the account; or resale
or remote access to CGI scripts installed on our servers.
No IRC related software is permitted on our servers.
This includes servers, bots, bouncers, or any other
software that is used for the purpose of creating, maintaining,
or providing access to IRC servers or channels. Accounts
that are found to have such software uploaded to their
web space are subject to immediate suspension and/or
termination without notice.
Account Policies and Cancellation
Cancellation requests can be submitted to
Although no advance notice is required,
and there is no cancellation fee, all fees paid for
service up to the notice of cancellation are non-refundable.
If cancellation is made within the first 30 days of
service all hosting fees will be refunded. This does
not include fees for domain registration, which are
Accounts are payable in full at the time the account
is created. Accounts paid via credit card are subject
to suspension if payment cannot be processed at the
time the account is created. If payment by check or
money order is selected, payment must be received within
two (2) weeks of account activation or the account will
be suspended without further notice to the end user.
New accounts that remain past due thirty (30) days after
account activation are subject to termination. Any account
reaching thirty (30) days past due is subject to suspension
for nonpayment. Such accounts are subject to termination
after forty-five (45) days in a past due state.
Activity which results in a suspension or deactivation
of an account will result in a forfeiture of fees paid.
Complaints made regarding abuses of an account will
be grounds for suspension.
Refusal of Service
We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or
suspend service at our sole discretion. Failure to follow
any term or condition will be grounds for immediate