By using our services, you agree to comply with our policies. We expect you to have a basic knowledge of how the Internet functions, the types of uses which are generally acceptable, and the types of uses which are to be avoided. Common sense is the best guide as to what is considered acceptable use. The following are unacceptable uses: Illegality in any form, including but not limited to activities such as unauthorized distribution or copying of copyrighted software, harassment, fraud, drug dealing, and other illegal activities.
Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and
civil liability. Examples include, but are not limited to the following: unauthorized access, use, probe, or scan of a systems security or authentication measures, data or traffic. Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks.
Virpus.com has a "zero tolerance" policy regarding Denial of Service Attacks. Virpus.com reserves the right to terminate any Hosting account or Dedicated or Managed Server or Co-Location account which has been the target of a Denial of Service or similar type attack.
No Virpus.com servers or networks may be used for:
- Email spamming
- Warez, Hackz or Serialz sites.
- Illegal content or activities
- Anything IRC releated
- Services that may attract DDoS attacks such as Camfrog servers
- High load applications which may cause disruption to other customers (this includes mining for crypto-currency coins)
- Java gaming or applications on OpenVZ plans or Premium OpenVZ Plans. Can only run on Xen and Windows plans.
- Any other type of high packet load or disruptive network traffic or disruptive processes that effect the experience of our other users.
- Ask before you attempt something questionable, it will save us all a lot of trouble.
When Virpus.com becomes aware of an alleged violation of its Acceptable Use Policy, Virpus.com will initiate an investigation. During the investigation Virpus.com may restrict Customer's access in order to prevent further possible unauthorized activity. Depending on the severity of the violation, Virpus.com may, at its sole discretion, restrict, suspend, or terminate Customer's account and/or pursue other civil remedies. If such violation is a criminal offense, Virpus.com will notify the appropriate law enforcement department of such violation. Virpus.com does not issue service credits nor refunds for any outages incurred through service disablement resulting from Policy violations. Furhter, Virpus.com will not provide refunds due to suspension or termination due to customer being in violation of this policy.
Any customer terminated for violations of our Acceptable Use Policy, as well as having their account closed, and tries to sign up under a different account using a fake name and/or different e-mail address will be terminated without refund. Determination of a fake name and/or e-mail address will be made at the discretion of Virpus.com.