eHostSource - Acceptable Use Policy and Web Hosting Terms of Service
Agreeing to eHostSource Acceptable Use Policy and Terms of Service is mandatory for
Hosting signing up or using our services. Please make sure you read and adhere to
Acceptable Use Policy
During the term of his/her web hosting agreement with eHostSource.com, Customer must ensure that
the use of any quality web hosting resource offered to Customer or owned or controlled by eHostSource.com
("Service") conforms with eHostSource.com's then current Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP").
eHostSource.com may modify, without prior notice, the AUP as eHostSource.com deems appropriate. Such
modified AUP is effective upon posting on eHostSource.com's website.
Low Price Web Hosting Guarantee
Our low price web hosting guarantee is valid in comparisons made to equivalent web hosting features
and equivalent web hosting companies. More specifically, in order to qualify the web hosting company
must have been in business more than one year, offer live phone support, and have greater storage
and transfer offerings for a lower price (computation of their price must include any setup fees
charged). This is in addition to offering all of the other standard features found in our quality web hosting
Web Hosting Accounts
You may only host one domain name per account. Pointing other domains to your account, or pages within
your existing web site is not acceptable and is grounds for termination. Customer may not exceed
monthly bandwidth included with the web hosting package. If bandwidth is exceeded, the account will be
You are responsible for your sites and all sites that you host to be in accordance with all rules on
this page. Misuse by you may result in termination your account.
The Web Hosting Service must not be used to publish, post, distribute or otherwise disseminate
unlawful material or information including, but not limited to: threatening, harassing, defamatory,
obscene, or fraudulent information and materials, or proprietary, copyrighted, or otherwise
intellectually protected information and materials for which Customer does not have authorization
or authority to possess or distribute. The Service must not be used to request unlawful services
or materials. The Service must not be used for activities eHostSource.com deems to impact its
customers or its ability to deliver services to its customers. Such activities may include, but
are not limited to:
Obscene Speech or Materials
The distribution of child pornography or any obscene, abusive, defamatory or threatening speech
or material. You may not host any site containing adult oriented content, including nudity of
any kind. Portal sites linking directly to adult oriented content are also not acceptable.
Intellectual Property Infringement
Any activity infringing on the intellectual property rights of others, including copyrights,
trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, and patents.
Sending unsolicited commercial bulk email ("UCE"), news postings or chain letters, advertising
transmitting, or otherwise making available any software, program, product, or service that is
designed to facilitate sending UCE, use of web pages that allow "spam"ing (known as "ghost sites")
that directly or indirectly refers to domains or IP addresses hosted by eHostSource.com.
eHostSource.com reserves the right to determine in its sole discretion what constitutes UCE based
on the information available. Sending any email to purchased lists or lists obtained by any other
method (such as harvesting) is not acceptable. Customers may only send email to recipients who have
joined mailing lists directly from their web site.
Maintaining an Open Email Relay
Allowing email to be sent through Customer's system by a third party (i.e. neither to nor from
Customer or Customer's accounts).
Using a false identity, using pyramid/ponzi scheme, storage or transmission of any intentionally
incorrect data or packet.
Virus, Worm, or Trojan horse program distribution
The deliberate transmission of computer viruses, worms or trojan software.
Denial of Service
Using any technique to intentionally degrade or disable the delivery of any legitimate data.
Glutting of servers
Oversized storage of any files that would be unreasonably large: ie. having hundreds of JPGS (such
as fan or celebrity sites, photo galleries, cartoon or Japanese anim) are not allowed. There can
be no applications stored in your web space, including but not limited to files with .exe extensions.
Also, files typically used to store compressed data are not allowed. This is including but not
limited to zip files. You may also not have any single file that is over 25 megabytes in size. There
can be no live video or audio feeds on your site...i.e. webcams. Your web space is not for data back
up. It is only for hosting real sites.
Attempting to gain unauthorized entry to any site or network, or any network or host scanning, probing,
monitoring or other information gathering associated with such activity; using the Service to guess
Customer may not run any program or script on the server that runs constantly or 'listens' on ports.
This includes applications associated with live chat services.
Inappropriate postings to newsgroups, chat rooms, electronic bulletin boards and any other public
forum on, or using, the Service.
Customers may not send bulk email of any type other than email to their own subscribers. Safelists or
any other rented or purchased lists are not allowed. The email subscriber must have joined your
list from your site. Customer must include the source of the addressee's address in each email
Sites may not use extreme unwarranted CPU usage. This includes usage of "heavy" scripts or
Flash/shockwave files. By heavy we mean scripts that place consistent high demands on the server.
This includes but is not limited to web traffic management scripts, traffic exchange scripts,
surf for hits sites as well as large advertising management scripts or proxy server scripts. No
single site may consume 30% of CPU usage for a sustained period of time.
Customer may not resell the Service or any portion of the Service.
Customer is responsible for protecting passwords and for any authorized or unauthorized use.
Customer may not with out permission have sound/video files in any format (MP3, ASX, ASF, RA,
RAM , QTV etc.) due to the high rate of illegal transfer of copy written material. Even with
permission, there is a 5 file maximum on all audio and video files and each file must be
smaller than 5 MB due to the demands they place on the server.
Customer agrees to provide appropriate protection to prevent minors (persons under 18 years of
age) from accessing any unsuitable material that Customer publishes via any Service.
Customer is responsible for all content or information residing on, or obtained or transmitted
via, the Service, regardless of whether such use is by Customer.
File repository / Dump Sites
Customer may not use disk space as a file repository, or dump site. This includes but is not
limited too; warez, serialz, sound files, applications, zip files. This includes using the
space in order to store content used on other sites (remote linking). Examples of this would be
using the web space to store images for auction descriptions, flash or any other files used on
another site but stored on our server. This also includes the hosting of 'sig' images for use
on message boards. Customer may not exceed disk space allocated in hosting package. If customer
exceeds the storage space specified in the hosting packaged, the account may be terminated.
Free Email / Hosting Sites
We do not permit the free giving or selling of POP email accounts or the issuing of free
hosting. This includes near free (1 penny per year for instance) and any other form of paid email
Customer may not use account to park domains. You MUST have an actual website to go with each
of your domain names.
Facilitating AUP Violation
Customer activity that facilitates the violation of this AUP by any party constitutes a violation
of this AUP by Customer.
Violation of this web hosting agreement (the AUP) may subject Customer to international, federal, and/or state civil and/or
criminal liability, including without limitation, California Business & Professional Code Section
17538.45. eHostSource.com reserves the right in its sole discretion and without prior notice to
suspend and/or terminate Customer's access to the Service at any time for violating this AUP.
eHostSource.com also reserves the right to suspend, filter or block, and/or terminate Customer's
access if Customer's account is being used to exploit or attack the Service or the networks of
others. If Customer's account has been compromised and attempts to reach Customer and/or to have
Customer repair a breach of security fail, eHostSource.com reserves the right to suspend or
terminate Customer's service. If Customer's access is suspended or terminated, eHostSource.com,
in its sole discretion, may refuse to accept all new e-mail sent to the terminated e-mail address
and delete Customer's data stored on Service. eHostSource.c om will fully cooperate with law
enforcement authorities in the detection and prosecution of illegal activity.
Violation of Rules
Breaking any of these aforementioned rules may result in immediate account suspension with out
refund, as well as criminal prosecution where deemed necessary. Customers with multiple web hosting accounts
may have all accounts terminated due to web hosting agreement violations on any single account.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
eHostSource.com (Intelligent Web Marketing, Inc.) shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from servers going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Further, eHostSource.com (Intelligent Web Marketing, Inc.) shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the corruption or deletion of any web site from one of eHostSource.com (Intelligent Web Marketing, Inc.) servers. All damages shall be limited to the immediate termination of service.
eHostSource.com (Intelligent Web Marketing, Inc.) shall be the sole arbiter of what is and is not a violation of these acceptable use policies. eHostSource.com (Intelligent Web Marketing, Inc.) reserves the right to terminate an account at any time and for any reason that causes harm to any customer's web sites. eHostSource.com (Intelligent Web Marketing, Inc.) reserves the right to delete all content and files upon termination. eHostSource.com (Intelligent Web Marketing, Inc.) reserves the right to withhold any pre-paid funds for any site removed for violations of these policies. eHostSource.com (Intelligent Web Marketing, Inc.) reserves the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole discretion.
eHostSource.com (Intelligent Web Marketing, Inc.) reserves the right to change these Policies without prior notice or warning. Non-enforcement of any part of these Policies does not constitute consent.