Unit 9B, 2/F Laurels Ind. Centre, 32 Tai Yau St., San Po Kong, KLN., HK
Dataport Limited is hereafter referred to as "Dataport".
By using Dataport’s services, the Customer shall agree to comply with our Acceptable Use Policy (''AUP'') and are supposed to possess a basic Internet and computer knowledge. We expect that your computer which is connected to the Internet to use our Services is in good condition and virus-free. To help the Customer to manage the rights of other Internet users and in conformity with our Dataport's policies, this is policy offers a reference for the Customer to outline the policy principlesIllegal Usage
Dataport servers shall be used for lawful purposes ONLY. Any transmission, storage, or publishing or distribution of information, date or material in violation of any Applicable Law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to infringement of copyrighted registered trade marks, registered designs and other intellectual property. In addition, any obscene, immoral, defamatory, seditious, subversive, treasonable and other unlawfully disclosed materials or information or articles are highly prohibited to transmit, store, publish, distribute through our Dataport servers or equipments provided to the Customer for delivery of the services.
For example: Some unacceptable content or links such as pirated softwares, Hacker programs or archives, Warez sites, MP3, and IRC bots.
The Customer shall agree to indemnify and hold harmless for Dataport from any claims in relation to the use of our Services that constitute losses or damages to Customer or any other third party.Adult Content
Due to special system and network requirements of adult oriented sites, pornography and sex-related merchandising are prohibited. This includes sites that may infer sexual content, or links to adult content elsewhere. This is also true for sites that promote any illegal activity or content that may be damaging to our servers or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited. Security
Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and which may attract criminal and civil liability.
For examples: Unauthorized access, use, probe, or scan of a system security or authentication measures, data or traffic: Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberated attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks: Forging of any TCP-IP packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting.
If the IP address is blacklisted by 3rd party due to the illegal or inappropriate use of user, a penalty HK$800 for each IP address is required.
Dataport service accounts operate on shared resources. Excessive use or abuse of these shared network resources by one customer may have a negative impact on all other customers. Misuse of network resources in a manner which impairs network performance is prohibited by this policy and may result in termination of your account.
Unsolicited Commerce Email - SPAM
Spamming, or the sending of mass unsolicited email, from or through Dataport's server(s) or using an email address that is maintained on Dataport's machine(s) is STRICTLY prohibited. If you engage in any of the foregoing activities using the service of another ISP or IPP, but channeling activities through Dataport's server(s) as a maildrop for responses, you are in violation. Offenders will face an immediate suspension, without refund.
Spam refers to bulk unsolicited e-mail messages or news articles sent via electronic mail without the recipients' prior request or consent. http://www.ofta.gov.hk/junk-email/content_question.htmActions Taken by Dataport
When Dataport becomes aware of an alleged violation of its Acceptable Use Policy, Dataport reserves the right to initiate an investigation. During the investigation we may restrict Customer's access in order to prevent further possible unauthorized activity. Depending on the severity of the violation, Dataport 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, Dataport will notify the appropriate law enforcement budies for such violation. Dataport does not issue service credits and shall not responsible for any outages, damages or losses incurred through service disablement resulting from this AUP violations.
Dataport reserves the right to make changes to any of the policy and the agreement immediately and without notice to Customer. Changes in monthly Services fees are effective only at the end of any calendar quarter for which Customer has already prepaid. The use of the Services by the Customer following the effective date of such change shall be proof of acceptance of Customer of such change(s).
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