Acceptable Use Policy:
This agreement represents the complete agreement and
understanding between Poverty Island and the account holder (hereinafter called Customer)
and supersedes any other written or oral agreement. Upon notice published on-line via
Poverty Island services, Poverty Island may modify these terms and conditions, amplify
them, and/or modify the prices, as well as discontinue or change services offered.
If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please notify us at 1-920-825-7364 so
we can initiate a closure of your account. USE OF YOUR ACCOUNT shall constitute your
1. Poverty Island makes no warranties of any kind, whether expressed or implied, for the
service it is providing. Poverty Island also disclaims any warranty of merchantability or
fitness for a particular purpose. Poverty Island will not be responsible for damages the
customer suffers. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries,
misdeliveries, or service interruptions caused by its own negligence, subscriber's errors
or omissions, or due to the fault of third parties.
2. Services provided to the Customer by Poverty Island may only be used for lawful
purposes. Transmission or publication of any information, data or material in violation of
any U.S. Federal or state regulation or law is prohibited. This includes, but is not
limited to, material protected by copyright, trade secret or any other statute,
threatening material or obscene material. Poverty Island reserves the right remove any and
all materials which infringe on copyright work. Such materials will be removed at any time
upon receiving a complaint and or notice of copyright infringement.
3. Customer agrees to defend, hold harmless and expeditiously indemnify Poverty Island
from any liability, claim, loss, damage or expense arising out of the indemnifying party's
breach or violation of any covenant contained in this Policy and resulting from the
Customer's use of the service.
4. Poverty Island accounts cannot be transferred or used by anyone other than the
subscriber. Customers may not sell, lease, rent or assign the connection or parts of the
connection to any party not named in this Policy. Customer may allow ftp access to its
server and host web sites for its customers without violating this Policy. Network
bandwidth charges in excess of allocated amount will be assessed from access log reports
generated by the HTTPD server.
5. Poverty Island reserves the right to cancel service for any reason without prior
notice. In case of cancellation, unused fees may be returned to the subscriber on a
pro-rata basis. Fees for setup and the first month's service are not refundable.
If a customer re-registers after Poverty Island's cancellation of the account without
Poverty Island's written consent, Poverty Island will cancel Customer's account and all
dues and fees paid to date regardless of whether service has been rendered will be
forfeited. Additionally, any amounts due will be immediately payable.
6. Poverty Island requires that its agreements be made with a person who is qualified to
contract. As such, subscriber must be over the age of eighteen (18) years. Otherwise, a
parent or guardian must accept this agreement and enclose the proper payment. Poverty
Island cannot accept payments from persons who are not at least eighteen (18) years of
age, nor can we accept agreements from persons who are not at least eighteen (18) years of
7. Customer shall ensure that its use of Poverty Island's network services shall not
disrupt Poverty Island, its associated networks or equipment forming part of the systems.
Customers shall not transmit any communication where the meaning of the message, or its
transmission or distribution, would violate any applicable law or regulation or would
likely be offensive to the recipient thereof. No message may be mass distributed,
"broadcast," or otherwise sent on an intrusive basis to any Poverty Island user
or to any directly or indirectly attached network. Use of Poverty Island's connection in a
manner that is disruptive, damaging, unlawful, offensive, or intrusive as determined by
Poverty Island shall be considered a breach of this Policy and may result in cancellation
of service. This prohibition extends to sending of unsolicited mass mailings from another
service which in any way implicates the use of Poverty Island's service, Poverty Island's
equipment or any site hosted on any Poverty Island network.
8. Customer warrants that any material submitted for publication on Poverty Island does
not violate or infringe any copyright, trademark, patent, statutory common law or
proprietary interest of others or contain anything obscene or libelous. Poverty Island
reserves the right to remove any and all materials which infringe on copyright work. Such
materials will be removed at any time upon receiving a complaint and or notice of
9. If Poverty Island becomes aware of material that could be infringing on a third party's
copyright, it will initiate an investigation. To conduct an investigation of copyright
infringement, the Complainant must submit at least two items. First, Complainant must
submit a claim in writing with the applicable copyright or trademark registration number
and a copy of the underlying copyrighted work along with the Customer's materials. Second,
Complainant must offer a good faith certification signed under penalty of perjury. This
certification must state that the work is the property of the Complainant, that the work
has been copied and that use of the work is not defensible. With this information in-hand,
Poverty Island, at its discretion, may, at any time deny access to the challenged material
10. Use of other organizations' networks or computing resources is subject to their
respective permission and usage policies.
11. For all new domains, there is an initial InterNIC registration fee of $70.00 for the
first two years. Poverty Island will automatically pay this fee as well as all annual
renewal fees of $35.00 to the InterNIC on your behalf while your Poverty Island account is
active and current. These fees will appear on your billing statement unless prior
arrangements are made with our customer service department.
12. Use of Poverty Island as hosting services could involve listing subscriber's
participation in relevant directories, and subscriber expressly grants permission for such
13. Although all hosting plans permit unlimited data transfer, each plan is subject to a
surcharge in the event usage exceeds the allotted free bandwidth for that plan. Customer
is responsible for charges related to bandwidth exceeding the plan's allotted data
14. Any party seeking to report violations of Poverty Island's policy may contact via
15. Transferring your domain to another provider does not constitute canceling your
Poverty Island account. You must notify Poverty Island to formally cancel your account
with Poverty Island to avoid further charges.
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