This AUP forms part of the Service Terms which it is incorporated into by reference. By agreeing to the Service Terms, you agree to be bound by this AUP and related legal documents.
This AUP outlines acceptable use of CloudAfrica’s Services and Website by users. This is version 1.0 of this AUP and it became effective on 2013-07-05.

Interpreting this AUP

This AUP contains a number of words and phrases which have specific meanings and most of which are capitalised. Supplementary Glossary, below, contains many of these words and phrases (others are set out in these Service Terms’ body and are designated by terms in quotation marks).
CloudAfrica also applies certain rules when interpreting this AUP and the Service Terms’ Interpretation Guide sets out these rules.

Important provisions pertaining to legal liability

The Service Terms, and this AUP as a result, contains provisions which limit CloudAfrica’s exposure to legal liability and even make users responsible for a variety of acts. Some of these provisions do have the effect of limiting users’ rights in law and conferring obligations on users by virtue of their Service Terms to be bound by this AUP.
It is therefore important that users familiarise themselves with these provisions before accessing the Services or the Website and that they not access the Services or the Website if they do not agree to abide by those provisions.

Prohibited Uses

Users may not use the Services or the Website for or in conjunction with any illegal, unlawful or immoral purposes or as prohibited by this AUP.
You may not frame the Service in any way whatsoever except as permitted by the Services’ functionality (details may be found on the Website) or otherwise without CloudAfrica’s prior written permission.
Recognising the global nature of the Internet, you agree to comply with all local laws, rules and regulations regarding your conduct on the Service.
You agree to adhere to generally acceptable Internet and messaging etiquette. In this regard, without being limited to the examples listed below, you agree not to:

Should you engage in any one or more of the above practices, which shall be determined in our sole discretion (and which decision shall be final), then we shall be entitled, without prejudice to any other rights CloudAfrica may have, to:

Security Threats

Any activity which threatens CloudAfrica’s infrastructure’s functioning, security and/or integrity is prohibited. This includes:

Public Space and Third Party Content and sites

You acknowledge that CloudAfrica is unable to control content passing across the Internet, its facilities and its applications, including email; social networks and services, and that CloudAfrica cannot be held responsible or liable, directly or indirectly, for Losses resulting from any content loss, alteration, mis-use or your reliance on content accessed or transmitted through the Services or the Website.
You acknowledge that CloudAfrica exercises no control over and does not monitor 3rd Party services and that CloudAfrica’s infrastructure is merely a conduit or means of access and transmission. This includes, but is not limited to, External Parties’ content contained on or accessible through the Services or the Website. It remains your responsibility to review and evaluate any such content, and you bear any and all risk associated with the use of, or reliance on, such content.
CloudAfrica employees do not actively moderate any of its Services, or your communications, transmissions or use of these Services.

Supplementary Glossary

The defined terms set out below are to be interpreted in accordance with the principles set out in the Interpretation Guide in the Service Terms. – “AUP” means this Acceptable Use Policy, as amended from time to time; – “DoS Attack” means inundating a target with communications requests so the target either cannot respond to legitimate communications requests or responds so slowly that it becomes ineffective; – “Service Terms” means the CloudAfrica Service Terms of Use which is accessible through the Website at serviceterms;