This Acceptable Use Policy (this “AUP”) describes material and activities that are not allowed in connection with the Services offered by Crypadvise. This AUP is not exhaustive, and Crypadvise reserves the right to take remedial action in connection with content or uses that are not specifically described below.
You are responsible for violations of this AUP by anyone using your account with your permission or on an unauthorized basis. You are also responsible for violations of this AUP by Your Users. Your use of the Services to assist another person in an activity that would violate this AUP if performed by you is a violation of the AUP. We may modify this AUP at any time by posting a revised version on the Crypadvise Websites and/or Services.
All capitalized and formally defined terms in this AUP have the same meaning as in the Terms of Service.
Illegal or Abusive Activity or Content
You may not use the Services for any unlawful or abusive purpose. Prohibited activities include:
- Illegal Activities. Any use of the Services to engage in, further, promote, or encourage illegal conduct or activities, including the dissemination of content that has been determined by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unlawful.
- Fraudulent or Harmful Activities. Engaging in activities that is deceptive or harmful to others, or that would harm Crypadvise’s operations or reputation, including offering or disseminating fraudulent goods, services, schemes, or promotions (e.g., make-money-fast schemes, Ponzi and pyramid schemes, phishing, or pharming), deceptively impersonating another person or entity, or engaging in other fraudulent or misleading practices.
- Violation of Intellectual Property Rights. Using the Services in a manner that violates, infringes on or misappropriates the intellectual property or proprietary rights of any third party, including without limitation any rights in or to copyright, patent, trademark, trade secret, privacy or publicity, and publishing content intended to assist others in unlawfully circumventing technical measures intended to protect any such rights.
- Unlawful Pornography. Disseminating child pornography or depictions of nudity or sexual activity obtained or disseminated without the consent of those depicted (e.g., “revenge pornography”).
- Violent, Harassing, or Abusive Content. Content that incites or threatens violence against any person, promotes terrorism, is intended to harass, abuse or invade the privacy of any individual, creates a risk to the physical safety or health of any individual or to public safety or health, or that threatens or encourages harm on the basis of race, ethnicity, national origin, religion, caste, sexual orientation, sex, gender, gender identity, serious disease or disability, or immigration status.
- Controlled Substances. Unlawfully selling or distributing controlled substances, including but not limited to any illegal or prescription drugs.
You may not use the Services to violate the security or integrity of any network, computer or communications system, software application, or network or computing device (each, a “System”). Prohibited activities include:
- Harmful Software. Content, software, or any other technology that may damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept, or expropriate any computer system, program, or data, including any viruses, malware, spyware, adware, Trojan horses, worms, or time bombs.
- Unauthorized Access. Accessing or using any System without permission, including attempting to probe, scan, or test the vulnerability of a System or to breach any security or authentication measures used by a System.
- Interception. Monitoring of data or traffic on a System without permission.
- Falsification of Origin. Using fake or misleading TCP-IP packet headers, email headers, or any part of a message describing its origin or route. This prohibition does not include the use of aliases or anonymous remailers.
You may not make network connections to any users, hosts, or networks unless you have permission to communicate with them. Prohibited activities include:
- Monitoring or Crawling. Monitoring or crawling of a System that impairs or disrupts the System being monitored or crawled, or other harvesting or scraping of any content of the Services.
- Deceitful Actions. Introducing intentionally, knowingly or recklessly, any virus or other contaminating code into the Service, or collecting, transmitting, or using information, including email addresses, screen names or other identifiers, by deceit or covert means (such as phishing, Internet scamming, password robbery, spidering, and harvesting).
- Intentional Interference. Interfering with the proper functioning of any System, including any deliberate attempt to overload a system by mail bombing, news bombing, broadcast attacks, flooding techniques, or conducting a denial of service (“DoS”) attack.
- Operation of Certain Network Services. Operating open proxies, open mail relays, open recursive domain name servers, Tor exit nodes, or other similar network services.
- Avoiding System Restrictions. Using manual or electronic means to avoid any use limitations placed on a System, such as access limits and storage restrictions.
- Retaliation Against Crypadvise. Any conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against Crypadvise, including the Services, or Crypadvise’s employees, officers or other agents, including engaging in behavior that results in any Crypadvise server being the target of a DoS attack.
- Withholding Identity. Any activity intended to withhold or cloak identity or contact information, including the omission, deletion, forgery or misreporting of any transmission or identification information, such as return mailing and IP addresses.
- Mining of Cryptocurrencies. Mining any cryptocurrency, including but not limited to BitCoin or any similar currency, without explicit written permission.
You may not send email based communications without the consent of the recipient.
Tor Exit Nodes
You are able to run Tor Exit, Relay, and Bridge nodes on Crypadvise Servers. Please let us know that you are running an Exit Node by talking to us on support. This will help us deal with abuse complaints. We will not accept purposefully malicious activities.
Acceptable Use Policies of our provided hosts
You must also abide by the acceptable use policies of third-party host that you run a server on. These can be found below:
The following steps will take place upon report of abuse.
- In most cases, the offending server will be taken offline and left suspended. In severe cases, the server may be destroyed to prevent further damage.
- A member of the support team will pass on all details of the offence and give simple instructions on what actions need to be taken to reach a resolution.
Failure to address abuse reports can result in account termination.