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This Acceptable Use Policy applies to Authorized Users of HashiCorp’s Cloud Services. Authorized Users and Cloud Services are defined in the HashiCorp Cloud Platform User Agreement. This policy may be updated by HashiCorp without notice and will be made available on the HashiCorp website. As a user of the Cloud Services, it is your responsibility to review this Policy from time to time for any changes as it creates a binding legal agreement between you and HashiCorp. Users of the Cloud Services and visitors to the HashiCorp websites agree to the latest version of this Policy.
HashiCorp reserves the right to review and monitor use of the Cloud Services to protect the availability and health of the platform.
HashiCorp Cloud Services are not to be used directly or indirectly to support any activity that falls within the following categories:
Use directed toward illegal, unlawful, or fraudulent purposes; examples including but not limited to:
Activity associated with the collection, transfer, or storage of stolen material
Activity associated with payment or identity fraud
Use that impacts other users’ enjoyment of Cloud Services
Excessive resource consumption
Bypassing account limitations
Use that damages, disables, exhausts, or impairs any system or resource responsible for the Cloud Services
Use that violates the rights of others, such as privacy
Defame, abuse, harass, stalk, threaten or otherwise violate the legal rights of others
Use that violates the intellectual property rights of others or infringes upon another’s copyright or trademark rights
Messaging activity that violates the CAN-SPAM Act
Sending or facilitating the sending of unsolicited messages or “spam”
Publish, post, upload, distribute, or disseminate any inappropriate, profane, defamatory, obscene, indecent, or unlawful topic, name, material or information, including information harmful to minors
Use that incites, promotes, threatens, or actively encourages violence, terrorism, or other harm
Activity that promotes child sexual exploitation or is involved in any way with CSAM or is involved with other abusive content that is harmful to minors
Development, distribution, or other activities that support the proliferation of malicious software (malware); software intended to damage or exploit another party's computer or property
Use that impersonates HashiCorp, third party affiliates/partners, or other individuals
Providing falsified personal information used for identification purposes - billing fraud, account creation identity fraud
Control of multiple user accounts that appear to belong to other individuals
Continued use of Cloud Services after account suspension
Excessive creation of user accounts (bulk account creation) or account creation through automated techniques (bots)
Use of Cloud Service systems or resources for cryptocurrency “mining”
Use of Cloud Services in any way that supports phishing campaigns
Use of Cloud Services for any form of a Denial-of-Service attack
Use of network obfuscation methods such as Tor or proxies to mask use of Cloud Services
Use of Cloud Services for content distribution through peer-to-peer networks (P2P)
Excessive web scraping, web crawling, or other excessive Internet scanning campaigns
Attempts to gain unauthorized access to other users’ accounts or Cloud Service systems or resources
User account takeover attempts, password mining, “credential stuffing”, etc.
Attempts to gain unauthorized access to any materials or information
Activity intended to perform stress tests or significant load tests or other security tests against the Cloud Services without written consent from HashiCorp
Disruptive activity directed toward systems supporting the Cloud Services or toward the hosting providers
Activity that attempts to bypass or circumvent the pricing structure or licensing
HashiCorp may investigate any suspected violation of this Policy and disable or suspend user account access to the Cloud Services as necessary. Depending on the activity, appropriate legal action and escalation to law enforcement may occur.
Violations of this AUP may be reported to https://www.hashicorp.com/trust/security/abuse.