Short List of Acceptable Sites
-Personal and business sites
-News, info-depositories and medical sites
-Underground sites including:
news, research, communications and knowledge, but not including sites that
promote racism, violence or warez. If it says hackerz has passwordz, gamez,
warez or any of the "z" stuff we won't host it
Short List of Sites We
Do Not Accept
-Illegal adult sites
-Racism, violence or warez sites
distributing hacking tools, data, products or services
-Sites selling unlicensed software
-Unlicensed banking sites
pornography of any sort of
-Sites selling class 3 and above narcotics
(including recreational drugs)
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 actions on your
account, including removal from the host without a refund. No refunds will be
issued after account created or violating TOS, even if you have paid for
multiple months of hosting SERVICE in advance.
Jobs are not allow to run less then 5 minutes interval for shared hosting.
The SERVICE must not be used to publish, post,
distribute or otherwise disseminate unlawful material or information including,
but not limited to: phishing, 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 Genius Guard deems to impact its customers or its ability to
deliver SERVICE to its customers. Such activities may include, but are not
-General Fraud and Scam Sites
If your site is a
scam (like carder sites, fake auction sites, fake exchange sites etc) and we see
this after visiting it, you will be automatically terminated without a refund
and without and prior warning. We reserve the right to eliminate all fraudulent
websites, databases and mail from our servers at our discretion. We feel we have
enough experience to know the difference and will act without hesitation. If you
plan on running a scam or fraud on our servers we ask you to look elsewhere as
you risk getting deleted without any refund.
-Obscene Speech or
The distribution of child pornography or any obscene, abusive,
defamatory or threatening speech or material will not be permitted. You are not
permitted to host any site containing adult oriented content, including nudity
of any kind. Portal sites linking directly to adult oriented content are also
unacceptable. Unacceptable content will be determined by Genius Guard and
reviewed on a regular basis.
-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 spamming (known as "ghost
sites") that directly or indirectly refers to domains or IP addresses hosted by
Genius Guard, Genius Guard 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 site.
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).
-Virus, Worm, or Trojan Horse Program Distribution
transmission of computer viruses, worms or Trojan software.
Using any technique to intentionally degrade or disable the
delivery of any legitimate data.
-Glutting of Servers
storage of any files that would be unreasonably large (i.e. making a zip file
filled with text files just to pad the size). Again, 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 passwords.
Customer may not run any program or script on the server
that runs constantly or listens on ports unless provided in the control panel.
This includes applications associated with chat services.
Inappropriate postings to newsgroups, chat rooms, electronic
bulletin boards and any other public forum on, or using, the SERVICE.
Customers sending bulk email must provide recipients with an
easy and effective mechanism for removal from bulk email list. Customer must
include the source of the addressee's address in each bulk email message.
Sites may not use extreme unwarranted CPU usage. This
includes usage of heavy scripts or Flash/Shockwave files. By heavy we mean
oversized without cause, to the point where most users would be unable to view
them in a reasonable amount of time. No single site may consume 20% of CPU usage
for a sustained period of time.
not resell the SERVICE or any portion of the SERVICE unless under a reseller
plan. Furthermore using our SERVICE for sell or resell hosting SERVICE, domain
registration or SSL certificate on behalf of a third person or company is
strictly prohibited. This is together with free or near for free hosting,
domains or certificates.
responsible for protecting passwords and for any authorized or unauthorized use.
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
-Facilitating TOS Violation
Customer activity that
facilitates the violation of this TOS by any party constitutes a violation of
this TOS by customer.
Violation of the TOS may
subject customer to international, federal, and/or state civil and/or criminal
liability, including without limitation. Genius Guard 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 TOS. Genius Guard 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,
Genius Guard reserves the right to suspend or terminate customer's SERVICE. If
customer's access is suspended or terminated, Genius Guard, 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. Genius Guard will fully
cooperate with law enforcement authorities in the detection and prosecution of
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.
Genius Guard 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, Genius
Guard 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 Genius Guard servers. All damages shall be limited to the immediate
termination of SERVICE. Genius Guard shall be the sole arbiter of what is and is
not a violation of these acceptable use policies. Genius Guard reserves the
right to terminate an account at any time and for any reason that causes harm to
any customer's web sites. Genius Guard reserves the right to delete all content
and files upon termination. Genius Guard reserves the right to withhold any
pre-paid funds for any site removed for violations of these policies. Genius
Guard reserves the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend SERVICE at our sole
discretion. Genius Guard reserves the right to change these policies without
prior notice or warning. non-enforcement of any part of these policies does not