Terms of Service - Host-ed.net
Terms of Service - FREE Hosting
PLEASE READ THOROUGHLY THIS DOCUMENT TO AVOID ANY SERVICE MISUSE OR EVEN TERMINATION OF SERVICE!
Host-ed.net shall provide its Services to YOU (Customer, User) under the following Terms of Services (TOS).
The TOS are intended to protect both the integrity and liability of Host-ed.net and the Customer.
These TOS will be enforced to ensure the speed, power, performance, and reliability of our services.
YOU MUST understand and agree that the Service is provided on an "AS IS" basis and that Host-ed.net assumes no
responsibility for the timeliness, deletion, misdelivery or failure to store any Customer communications, data or personalization settings.
- Host-ed.net HOSTING SERVICES:
- MONTHLY TRAFFIC. The free hosting plan features fixed traffic allotment.
- DOMAINS HOSTED. Host-ed.net Free hosting plan has a limit of the number of domains that can be hosted. For more information about the different plans refer to our web site.
- DISK SPACE. Each and every Host-ed.net Customer agrees not to allocate more than 20% of its
hosting account space to image and multimedia (.gif, .png, .mpg, .jpg, .3gp) files.
Each and every Host-ed.net Customer agrees not to allocate more than 20% of its hosting account space to archive
(.tar, .gzip, .iso, .nrg, .cue, .ccd, .img, .sub, .cue) files.
Each and every Host-ed.net Customer agrees not to allocate more than 20% of its hosting account space to DB dump backup (.sql, .pgsql, .mssql, .mysql) files.
Each and every Host-ed.net Customer agrees not to allocate more than 20% of its hosting account space to .pdf, .psd, .ppt files.
Each and every Host-ed.net Customer agrees not to allocate more than 20% of its hosting account space to any identical file types.
- INODES RESOURCES USAGE. Every file (a webpage, image file, folder, email, etc) on your account uses up 1 inode. The use of more than 15,000 inodes on any free shared web hosting account may potentially result in account suspension.
- SERVER RESOURCES UTILIZATION. The Customer MUST understand that their account is located
on a shared hosting server setup and they must not use excessive system resources that might deteriorate
the server's performance and degrade the quality of service for other users. EXCESSIVE or MALICIOUS
system resources USAGE will result in AN IMMEDIATE ACCOUNT TERMINATION WITHOUT ANY REFUND OR PRIOR WARNING.
- E-mail Inbox
- Since SMTP is ON the free hosting user is allowed to send up to 1 email per hour.
- The Customer can have as much as 1 E-mail account.
- The Customer can send an e-mail to up to 5 recipients at the same time and cannot attach files bigger than 2 MB
- The free plan has fixed disk space available at its disposal where 250 MB are the e-mail quota.
- ACCOUNTS. The Customer has the right of having only one free account. This limitation does not
apply to paid accounts, i.e. The Customer can have as many paid accounts as they need.
Every new free account created by a unique
Customer will be deleted upon inspection and our sole discretion unless The Customer contacts
a representative of Host-ed.net.
- The Customer is responsible for building and updating his/her web pages, and
regularly backing up any related data.
- FTP Usage
- FTP access is provided for the purposes of uploading content, maintaining content,
and downloading content for backup purposes only. It is not to be used for the
distribution of files.
- FTP usage for webcam purposes is STRICTLY FORBIDDEN.
- Free hosting plan users are allowed only 3 FTP accounts.
- All free accounts have an upload file size limit of 5MB!
- Host-ed.net reserves the right to revoke or restrict any FTP access and/or
remove any web site that causes improper or excessive FTP usage.
- SCRIPTING Languages
- The usage of PHP/PERL/CGI/etc. and MySQL is STRICTLY FORBIDDEN for the following (but not limited
to) actions: running BOTS, IRC servers, online chats, link exchange systems, web crawlers, and
conducting attacks against third party systems. Such USAGE
will result in AN IMMEDIATE ACCOUNT TERMINATION WITHOUT ANY REFUND even if the Customer has upgraded his/her account
from a free to a paid one.
- Host-ed.net reserves the right to revoke or restrict the access to any SCRIPTING Languages
and/or remove any web site or even an account for improper or excessive SCRIPTING
- The Customer is allowed 1 MySQL Database with 10 MB of total space. Max allowed MySQL simultanious connections are up 5 at a time.
- Hotlinking is restricted and forbidden on Host-ed.net.
- The following file types are restricted from uploading on Host-ed.net
free web hosting - .exe and .zip
- NO UNLAWFUL OR PROHIBITED USE
As a condition of your use of the Host-ed.net Services, YOU will not use the
Host-ed.net Services for any purpose that is unlawful or prohibited by these terms,
conditions, and notices. YOU must not attempt to gain unauthorized access to any
Host-ed.net Services, other accounts, computer systems or networks
connected to any Host-ed.net Services, through hacking, password mining
or by any other means. You must not obtain or attempt to obtain any materials or
information through any means not intentionally made available through the
Host-ed.net, in its sole discretion, reserves the right to disclose at any time any piece of information that
Host-ed.net deems necessary to satisfy any applicable law, regulation,
legal process or governmental request, or to edit, refuse to post or to remove, in whole or in part,
any piece of information or material.
Please, report any violations of these Terms of Services to firstname.lastname@example.org
- THIRD PARTY
Any dealings with third parties (as well as advertisers) included within the
Host-ed.net Services or participating in promotions,
delivery and payment of goods and services, and any other terms,
conditions, warranties and representations associated with such dealings or promotions, are solely
between you and the advertiser or the other third party. Host-ed.net cannot be held
responsible or liable for any part of such dealings and promotions.
YOU agree that Host-ed.net, in its sole discretion, may terminate
your password, account (or any part thereof) as well as the use of the Service, and
remove and discard any Content within the Service, if you happen to violate these terms.
- YOUR RESPONSIBILITIES
YOU are solely responsible for the content of your web pages, messages or
data you or your sites's users upload on Host-ed.net servers.
Using the Host-ed.net Services in connection to surveys, contests,
pyramid schemes [HYIP], chain letters, junk e-mail, spamming or any duplicative
or unsolicited messages (commercial or otherwise) is prohibited.
In consideration of your use of the Service, YOU agree to:
- Provide true, accurate, current and complete information about
yourself as prompted by the Service's registration form.
- Maintain and promptly inform us to update the Registration
Data in order to keep it true, accurate, current and complete. If YOU provide any information
that is untrue, inaccurate, not current or incomplete, or Host-ed.net
has reasonable grounds to suspect that such information is untrue,
inaccurate, not current or incomplete, Host-ed.net has the right
to suspend or terminate your account and refuse any and all current or
future use of the Service (or any portion thereof).
- YOU will receive a password and account designation upon completing
the Service registration process. YOU are responsible for maintaining the
confidentiality of your account details, and YOU are fully responsible for all
activities that are assiciated with your account. YOU agree to:
- immediately notify Host-ed.net of any unauthorized use of your password,
account and/or any other breach of security;
- ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session;
- refrain posting, disclosing, providing, selling or offering to sell your
account details provided by Host-ed.net to any third parties;
Host-ed.net cannot and will not be held liable for any loss or damage arising
from your failure to comply with this.
- Any Customer in violation of our system or network security and/or
enormously overloading/over flooding the servers' utilization is subject to
criminal and civil liability, as well as an immediate account termination. Examples
include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Unauthorized access, use, probe,
rootkit or scan of a systems security or authentication measures, data or traffic;
- Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation,
e-mail bombing, flooding deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks;
- Forging of any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in an
e-mail or newsgroup posting;
- The Customer agrees not to publish on or over his/her account any information,
software or other content which violates or infringes upon the rights of any others
or which knowingly contravenes the laws of any jurisdiction in which such content
is generally accessible.
- Host-ed.net does NOT allow sites that provide any content,
points of distribution, or 'links' to sites that:
- Infringe on any third party's intellectual property or proprietary rights, or
rights of publicity or privacy;
- Violate any law, statute, ordinance or regulation;
- Are defamatory, trade libelous, threatening, unlawfully harassing, abusive,
pornographic or obscene;
- Contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots, corrupted files,
or any other similar software/programs that may damage the operation of a
third party's computer or property;
- Contain Proxy, Pirated or Hacking / Phreaking Software (Warez). Moreover, any software
that is copyrighted and not freely available for distribution without cost, ROMs,
ROM Emulators and Mpeg Layer 3 files (MP3) - all fall under this jurisdiction. This includes also Torent
sites or links to Torent sites;
- Display/distribute Adult content as well as any erotic or pornographic material, links to adult sites,
or advertisements for adult sites;
- YOU acknowledge and agree that based on its sole discretion Host-ed.net
might filter abusive words and/or links due to security reasons (i.e.
words or links of PayPal, eBay, AOL, Amazon [not limited to]).
- Use of phishing or mimic sites are strictly prohibited on Host-ed.net,
any user's account suspected in such activity will be terminated WITHOUT refund and legal actions
will be started to the final extend of the law.
- YOU completely agree and understand that by sighing up with Host-ed.net
you might receive system notification emails and newsletters.
- YOU acknowledge and agree that Host-ed.net might change this
Terms of Services without notice and you are solely responsible to check for such
changes, follow up and comply with them.
- SPAMMING IS PROHIBITED
We will determine in our sole discretion whether any of the messages
you send are spam. For your information, spamming generally includes, but is not
- Advertising of your Host-ed.net hosted site using Unsolicited Email (spam). This is strictly prohibited and your account will be removed
immediately if it is involved in any type of spam activity;
- The bulksending of unsolicited messages, or the sending of unsolicited e-mails which provoke complaints from recipients;
- The sending of junk mail;
- The use of distribution lists that include people who have not given specific permission to be included in such distribution process;
- Posting commercial ads to USENET newsgroups that do not permit them;
- Posting articles containing binary encoded data to a non-binary newsgroups;
- Excessive and repeated posting of off-topic messages to newsgroups;
- Excessive and repeated cross-posting;
- E-mail harassment of another Internet Customer/s, including but not limited to, transmitting any threatening, libelous or obscene
material, or material of any nature which could be deemed to be offensive;
- The e-mailing of age- inappropriate communications or content to anyone under the age of 18;
- UNSUITABLE BEHAVIOUR
Any indecent abusive or insulting treatment towards a Host-ed.net employee will be considered inappropriate.
Each Customer is anticipated to behave in a well-mannered way with Host-ed.net employees regarding any requests
for help through e-mail, phone, etc. Each Customer should avoid applying any forms of written emotional outburst.
Any attempts of uncontrolled behavior will be interpreted as a breach of this Agreement.
Other acts of treatment towards Host-ed.net employees that will be considered as unacceptable include verbal, oral,
written or delivered by a second party threats that are addressed to Host-ed.net or any of its employees, partners,
equipment, and concerns. Any forms of such threats will be interpreted as a breach of this Agreement. Host-ed.net
reserves the right to restrict or completly stop access to clients' accounts and even to once and for all stop clien't
hosting account without issuing a refund if any of the aforementioned rules are violated and if further communication
is not possible due to continued bad mannered client behaviour!
Copyrighted material must not be placed on any Customer's account without the permission of
the owner(s) or the person(s) they specifically authorize. Only the owner(s) or such authorized
person(s) must upload copyrighted material to the account. Upon our receipt of a notice of a
claimed copyright infringement containing the above information, after confirmation we will
promptly remove the allegedly infringing material from the Services and carry out further
procedures if necessary. We will have no liability to any Customer of the Services for the
removal of any such material.
- Host-ed.net cannot be held responsible for the content of pages
hosted under our service. Host-ed.net does not 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.
- The free hosting plan is 100% ads free and we will never force you to place our ads on your sites.
- Host-ed.net may terminate any account at any time, without
a notice for conduct that it violates these guidelines, or for any other reason, and may
terminate user accounts and delete any and all user information for conduct that
Host-ed.net believes is harmful to itsbusiness,
or any of its users, or partners. Pages found in violation of these items may be
a subject to immediate deletion and removal from our servers, and their webmasters may be
a subject to banishment from the Host-ed.net network. The following is a
non-exclusive list of contents and behaviors that are UNACCEPTABLE on Host-ed.net.
- Content that includes links to: nudity, pornography,
adult content, sex, extreme violence, or foul language.
- Content that condones, promotes, contains, or links to warez,
cracks, hacks, their associated utilities, or other piracy-related information,
no matter whether for educational purposes or not.
- 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 Host-ed.net resources, including
e-mail addresses, for spam are also s subject to prosecution under the fullest extent
of the law.
- Content that commits acts of copyright, trademark, patent, trade
secret or other intellectual property infringement.
- Content that is racist, or otherwise extremely offensive to others,
including content which aggravates, harasses, threatens, defames, or abuses others.
- Storage of log files or non-HTML content, or any use of space that
circumvents the display of advertising.
- Having password-only, hidden, or restricted access pages (all Web pages
must be accessible to the Internet community at large).
- Sites that exploit images of children under 18 years of age.
- Binary files, downloads, etc. that are not linked to an HTML page on
the user's site, such that an advertising banner is displayed. Links back to files
on a user's Host-ed.net page from other sites must also link first to an
HTML page on Host-ed.net, which then links to the binary files.
- Content that contains, links to, or participates in pyramid schemes [HYIP],
gambling, raffles, lotteries, and so forth.
- Content that posts or discloses personal identification information
or private information of individuals under the age of 13 or in connection with
materials directed toward individuals under the age of 13 without verifiable
- Content that provides, sells, or offers to sell the following:
controlled substances, illegal drugs and drug contraband, alcohol, weapons,
pirated materials, pornography or sexual products, programs to attack others,
illegal goods, escort services, instructions on making, assembling, or obtaining
illegal goods or weapons, information used to break copyright or trademark violations,
to destroy others' property, or to harm any people or animals.
- Content that takes part in, or allows any third party to take part in,
the following: reverse engineering, reverse compiling or otherwise deriving the
underlying source code or structure or sequence of the Technology; individual
passworking of Member sites or pages; altering copyright notices and attributes
(unless permitted in writing by the author/owner); and such practices.
- Host-ed.net provides space for hosting Web pages but makes no implied
or express warranties about the reliability of this space or related services.
Host-ed.net 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. Host-ed.net makes no guarantees about server
reliability, speed, or consistency, and cannot be held liable for such.
- Users are responsible for regularly monitoring and creating backups
of their own files, and agree to use the Host-ed.net 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 Host-ed.net nor its partners makes
any warranty with respect to any content, information, services, or products provided through
or in conjunction with this free service.
- Host-ed.net 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
- Host-ed.net 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
- Because free accounts and its hosted sites are distributed by Host-ed.net
and powered by Host-ed Inc, reserves the right to include traffic
generated by all web sites it hosts in its overall accounting of page views, unique
users, and other usage measures. This includes providing web traffic measurement
companies with all URLs distributed by Host-ed.net
and powered by Host-ed Inc for use in their projection of
Host-ed Inc associated overall traffic.