Pickaweb’s Acceptable Usage Policy consists of the following:
Sending unsolicited and/or bulk e-mails over the internet. This Policy is not only due to the negative effects of such activity, but to the harmful effect it can have on Pickaweb’s infrastructure and that of our suppliers. If a complaint is received, Pickaweb has the right to determine whether the recipient was part of an opt-in e-mail list.
Engaging in any activity which violates or infringes the intellectual copyright of any individual, organisation or other entity. This includes, but is not limited to Trademarks, Copyrights and Patents.
Pickaweb does not permit websites which contain frontal nudity of men or women. Pickaweb does not permit websites which derive their revenue in part or in total from adult content (this includes the selling, marketing, advertising or displaying of any product related to adult content) Pickaweb does not permit websites which include revenue generating hyperlinks to any websites which derive their revenue in part or in total from adult content
The use of CGI programs which use excessive amounts of system resources and which results in degraded server performance. Pickaweb shall be the sole arbitor of what constitutes degraded server performance. Examples of such CGI programs include but are not limited to chat rooms and bulletin boards.
Using the Service to transmit or post defamatory, harassing, abusive or threatening language or literature.
The use of e-mail headers which mislead, misrepresent, hide or mask the true originator of the message.
Any attempt to access illegally or without authorisation any computers, accounts or networks belonging to a third party or attempting to circumvent or penetrate security measures which are in place to prevent unauthorised access to aforementioned.
The use of any background program which may interfere with normal server operation. Pickaweb shall be the sole arbitor of what constitutes a violation of this policy.
Distribution of information regarding the creation of and sending of Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses or Other Destructive Activities. Also activities that disrupt the use of or interfere with the ability of others to effectively use the network or any other connected network, computer, system or service.
Advertising, transmitting or any attempt to promote means to violate this AUP.
Engaging in activities that are deemed to be illegal and which include, but are not limited to credit card fraud schemes, pirate software and pyramid schemes.
Engaging in any activities which Pickaweb deems to be harmful to its clients, reputation, goodwill or customer relations.