Aotea Webhost Acceptable Uses Policy and Web Hosting Service Guidelines


Aotea Web Hosting Ltd provides dedicated web hosting to numerous clients and has a responsibility to protect each client and to provide the best services available. The following guidelines are designed to ensure that these obligations are met.

All services provided by Aotea Web Hosting Ltd may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any New Zealand or overseas 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 or other statute. Clients agree to indemnify and hold harmless Aotea Web Hosting Ltd from any claims resulting from the use of service that damages the subscriber or any other party.

All pornographic content and sex-related merchandising is prohibited on all Aotea Web Hosting Ltd servers. This includes sites that may infer sexual content or links to adult content elsewhere. Also prohibited are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to Aotea Web Hosting Ltd machines or any other webhost server on the internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.

Commercial Advertising – E-mail
Spamming, and the sending of unsolicited e-mail, from a Aotea Web Hosting Ltd webhost server or using an e-mail address or domain that is maintained on a Aotea Web Hosting Ltd webhost server as reference is STRICTLY prohibited.

IRC or IRC bots may not be operated on our servers.

Refusal of Service
We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion. All Sub-Networks, distributive web hosting sites and dedicated servers of Aotea Web Hosting Ltd must adhere to the above policies. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account de-activation.

Network Uptime Guarantee
We guarantee that our network will be available at least 99.5% of any full month. If that goal is not met, we will provide a credit of one month free web hosting.

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