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This acceptable use policy governs your use of the services we provide (“Hosting Services”). Your use of the Hosting Services means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms and conditions. internnic Limited may modify this Acceptable Use Policy at any time without notice.


You must not allow a third party to access or use the Hosting Services. If you have purchased one of our reseller hosting packages, you can allow a third party (a “Third Party”) to access or use the Hosting Services. If you do so, they will also be regulated by this acceptable use policy. As such, you will monitor the use of the Hosting Services by a Third Party and you will procure that they abide by this acceptable use policy. A breach of this acceptable use policy by a Third Party will be deemed to be a breach of this acceptable use policy by you.


The Hosting Services are provided by internnic Limited (“we”, “us” and “our”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 09775671 and we have our registered office at Hawthorn House, Southwell Road West, Rainworth, Mansfield, Nottinghamshire, NG21 0HJ.


  2. The Shared Hosting Services comprise the provision of web space on our servers to enable you to upload pages and files for the purpose of publishing websites.
  3. The Shared Hosting Services allow you ‘unlimited’ server space for normal routine “non-file-distribution” web usage. For websites that allow downloading of video, audio or other files we reserve the right to impose a bandwidth limit of two hundred and fifty (250) gigabytes per calendar month.
  4. Non-file-distribution usage will remain unaffected by any limit imposed on downloading of video, audio or other files.
  5. In your use of the Shared Hosting Services (other than where you are using your own virtual private server), you may not:
  6. use more than 10% of our platform’s processing capacity. There are numerous activities that could cause such problems, including (but not limited to) CGI scripts and intensive FTP, PHP or HTTP operations
  7. run stand-alone, unattended server-side processes or any daemons; including (but not limited to) IRCd
  8. run any type of web spider or indexer
  9. run any software that interfaces with an Internet Relay Chat network
  10. run any bit torrent application, tracker, or client. You may link to legal torrent files off-site, but may not host or store them on our servers
  11. participate in any file-sharing/peer-to-peer activities
  12. run any gaming servers
  13. run entries or other scheduled tasks other than by configuring them through our control panel
  14. give away web space under a domain (including Resellers giving away free websites)
  15. operate a proxy website or service
  16. as a remote file host for other websites
  17. operate self-hosted file sync or similar “cloud storage” based services including (but not limited to) OwnCloud, Pydio and Sparkleshare.
  18. You must not use the Hosting Services as an offsite backup facility. Therefore, all files uploaded to our servers as part of your usage of the Hosting Services must be visible and accessible to the outside world (web-visible) unless they are needed to operate the website of which they form part; We reserve the right to delete files or directories that are not web-visible without giving notice to you.
  19. All pages of website stored on our servers as part of the Hosting Services will be available to search engines unless you take action to prevent this. If you wish to optimise your web pages for search engines you agree to use coding and techniques which comply fully with the guidelines issued by Google, Bing, Yahoo and other large search engines.
  20. MySQL Databases are limited to 1024 megabytes in size, when they reach this size we will notify you.
  21. If you are a Reseller and deactivate a resold web hosting account we will delete it after 50 days.
  23. You may use the Hosting Services only for lawful purposes. You may not use the Hosting Services:
  24. in any way that breaches any applicable local, national or international law or regulation
  25. in any way that is unlawful or fraudulent, or has any unlawful or fraudulent purpose or effect
  26. for the purpose of harming or attempting to harm minors in any way
  27. to send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use or re-use any material which does not comply with our content standards (see below)
  28. to transmit, or procure the sending of, any unsolicited or unauthorised advertising or promotional material or any other form of similar solicitation (also known as SPAM – see below)

to knowingly transmit any data, send or upload any material that contains viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time-bombs, keystroke loggers, spyware, adware or any other harmful programs or similar computer code designed to adversely affect the operation of any computer software or hardware

  2. These content standards apply to any and all material that you allow to be hosted through the Hosting Services and to any interactive services associated with it.
  3. You must comply with the spirit of the following standards. The standards apply to each part of any Material as well as to its whole.
  4. Material must:
  5. be accurate (where they state facts)
  6. be genuinely held (where they state opinions)
  7. comply with applicable law in the UK and in any country from which they are posted
  8. Material must not:


  1. contain any material which is defamatory of any person
  2. contain any material which is obscene, offensive, hateful or inflammatory
  3. contain any material that is pornographic
  4. promote violence
  5. promote discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation or age
  6. infringe any copyright, database right or trade mark of any other person
  7. be likely to deceive any person
  8. be made in breach of any legal duty owed to a third party, such as a contractual duty or a duty of confidence
  9. promote any illegal activity
  10. be threatening, abuse or invade another’s privacy, or cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety
  11. be likely to harass, upset, embarrass, alarm or annoy any other person
  12. be used to impersonate any person, or to misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person
  13. give the impression that they emanate from us, if this is not the case
  14. advocate, promote or assist any unlawful act such as (by way of example only) copyright infringement or computer misuse
  16. We take a zero tolerance stance against the sending of unsolicited email, bulk emailing and spam. We may terminate the account of any user who send out spam with or without notice
  17. Websites advertised as spam may not be hosted on our servers. This provision includes, but is not limited to, spam sent via fax, phone, postal mail, email, instant messaging or newsgroups. Any user account which results in our IP space being blacklisted will be immediately suspended and/or terminated.
  18. internnic Limited reserves the right to require changes or disable as necessary any website, account, database or component that does not comply with our policy
  19. internnic Limited reserves the right to charge the holder of the account used to send any unsolicited email, a clean-up fee or any charges incurred for blacklist removal at our sole discretion

You agree not to:

  1. re-sell or offer for the use of third parties any part of our Hosting Services unless a specific Reseller product has been purchased,
  2. not to access without authority, interfere with, damage or disrupt


  1. any part of the Hosting Services
  2. any equipment or network used to provide the Hosting Services

iii. any software used in the provision of the Hosting Services

  1. any equipment or network or software owned or used by any third party
  2. If you deactivate a resold Hosting Service for 50 consecutive days we will automatically delete this Hosting Service.
  3. You are responsible for the good housekeeping of your Reseller Service. You agree to delete files and Hosting Services that are no longer required
  5. We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of the Hosting Services. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
  6. Failure to comply with this acceptable use policy constitutes a material breach of the our terms and conditions of sale upon which you are permitted to use the Hosting Services, and may result in our taking all or any of the following actions:
  7. immediate, temporary or permanent withdrawal of your right to use the Hosting Services
  8. immediate, temporary or permanent removal of any Material (as defined in paragraph 5.1) uploaded to our servers
  9. issue of a warning to you
  10. issue of legal proceedings against you for reimbursement of all costs on an indemnity basis (including, but not limited to, reasonable administrative and legal costs) resulting from the breach
  11. further legal action against you
  12. disclosure of such information to law enforcement authorities as we reasonably feel is necessary
  14. We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you.