Acceptable Use Policy

NOTE: Above World has a zero tolerance policy for spam, and warez. Any sites found to contain such content are subject to immediate removal from our service.

To Report a violation send an email to abuse@aboveworld.com with as much information aspossible.

a. All Terms that appear on the Sign-Up Page you use to create your account with.

I. Above World cannot be held responsible for the content of pages hosted under our free service. Above World doesnot review pages for content before they are posted, and does not verify, endorse or otherwise take responsibility for the contents of any user-created pages. However, we reserve the right to remove any page from our servers which we determine is in violation of our rules and guidelines. Users are solely responsible for all files contained in their own directory, and can be held legally liable for the contents of their web site.

II. Above World may terminate user accounts at any time, without notice for conduct that violates these guidelines, or for any other reason, and may terminate user accounts and delete any and all user information for conduct that AboveWorld believes is harmful to the business of Above World, or any of its users, or partners. Pages found in violation of these items may be subject to immediate deletion and removal from our servers, and their webmasters subject to banishment from the Above World network. The following is a non-exclusive list of content and behaviors that are UNACCEPTABLE on Above World.

a. Content that contains or contains links to: pornography that is not placed within the Adult section of Above World.
b. Content that contains, or links to warez, whether for educational purposes or not.
c. Content that has been promoted through the sending of unsolicited email (spamming) or mail fraud schemes, or pages that promote or condone the sending of unsolicited email. Users who utilize Above World resources, including email addresses for spam are also subject to prosecution to the fullest extent of the law.
d. Content that commits acts of copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property infringement.
e. Content that is racist, including content which threatens, or defames others.
f. Storage of log files or non-html content, or any use of space that circumvents the display of advertising.
g. Having password-only, hidden, or restricted access pages (all web pages must be accessible to the Internet community at large).
h. Sites that exploit images of children under 18 years of age.
i. Binary files,  downloads, etc. that are not linked to an html page on the users site, such that an advertising banner is displayed. Links back to files on a user's Above World page from other sites must also link first to an html page on Above World, which then links to the binary files.

j. No MP3, WAV or video files such as MPEG, AVI, QuickTime, Vivo, *.RM etc. may be stored or linked to.


III. Above World provides free space for hosting web pages but makes no implied or express warranties about the reliability of this space or related services. Above World is not responsible for any deletion, alteration,or loss of data due to network or system outages, file corruption, accidental deletion, or any other reasons. Above World makes no guarantees as to server reliability, speed, or consistency, and cannot be held liable for such.

a. Users are responsible for regularly monitoring and creating backups of their own files, and agree to use the Above World resources and infrastructure at their own risk. This service is provided on an "as is" basis without warranties of any kind, either expressed or implied. Neither Above World nor its partners makes any warranty with respect to any content, information, services, or products provided through or in conjunction with this free service.
c. Above World and its partners make no guarantee of the accuracy, correctness, or completeness of any information on these web pages and are not responsible for any errors or omissions arising from the use of such information; any failures, delays, or interruptions in the delivery of any content or services contained on our servers; or losses or damages arising from the use of the content or services provided by Above World.
d. Above World may also link to or include on its web site resources and information provided by 3rd party partners and providers. We do not guarantee the reliability of this information, nor does the inclusion of this information imply our recommendation of these services; it is merely provided to assist you in the creation of your web site and provide added value to our service.

e. You agree to indemnify Above World and its partners against any and all claims and expenses, including attorneys' fees, arising from the your use of this service. This expressly includes your responsibility for any and all liability arising from the violation or infringement of proprietary rights or copyrights and any libelous or unlawful material contained within your web site.

IV. Above World is advertiser supported. As a result we ask that users be supportive of our advertisers and their advertising which helps make this service free. We require all advertising to be suited to general audiences, and make every effort to provide advertising relevant to the content ofuser web pages.

a. Each page is required to display a banner at the top of the page. An advertising banner will be displayed by default at the top of every page served by our servers. Any attempts to undermine or avoid the display of the banner is considered a violation of this agreement and the site will be subject to immediate removal.

V. Other Above World rules and guidelines:

a. Each user is responsible for building and updating his/her web page, and regularly backing up any related data.
b. User accounts will be deleted after 60 days if there is no activity on the account, in order to free up unutilized resources.
c. Each user is requested to take only one account. Multiple accounts may be taken, but only if each site contains completely different subject matter.
d. Business sites are welcome and encouraged on Above World.
e. Above World sites MAY be used as an entry to a non-Above World site ONLY if an advertising banner is displayed for more than 5 seconds on the Above World page.

VI. Above World reserves the right to amend or change these guidelines at any time without notice.