Terms of service

Welcome to BKHosting Terms of Service

This Acceptable Use Policy (“AUP”) governs your use of the Services and is incorporated by reference into BKHosting Terms of Service. Unless otherwise stated, defined terms in this AUP have the same meaning as provided in the Terms of Service. BKHosting may modify this AUP at any time without notice.

The Services provided by BKHosting may only be used for lawful purposes. You agree to comply with all applicable laws, rules and regulations in connection with your use of the Services. BKHosting reserves the right to refuse service to anyone at our sole discretion. Any material or conduct that in our judgment violates this AUP in any manner may result in suspension or termination of the Services or removal of content with or without notice.

Failure to respond to a communication from our abuse department within the specified time period in our communication to you may result in the suspension or termination of the Services.

Excessive Use of Resources or Network Abuse

  • You may not consume excessive amounts of server or network resources or use the Services in any way which results in server performance issues or which interrupts service for other customers. Prohibited activities that contribute to excessive use, include without limitation:

    • Hosting or linking to an anonymous proxy server;
    • Operating a file sharing site;
    • Scripts or processes that adversely impact our systems; or
    • Utilizing software that interfaces with an Internet Relay Chat (IRC) network.

Unauthorized System Access

  • You may not directly or indirectly use the Services to gain access to any network or system without permission, including without limitation:

    • Accessing another network without permission, including to probe or scan for vulnerabilities or breach security or authentication measures;
    • Attacking other networks (e.g., utilizing botnets or other means to launch Denial of Service (DoS) or other attacks);
    • Intercepting or monitoring data without permission; or
    • Using any deep-link, page-scrape, robot, crawl, index, spider, offline reader, click spam, macro programs, internet agent, or other automatic device, program, algorithm or methodology, to use, access, copy, index, acquire information, generate impressions or clicks, input information, store information, search, generate searches, or monitor any portion of BKHosting website or servers for any unauthorized purpose.

Storage of Backups

  • Backups You may not use your hosting account as a backup solution. Our Services are designed to host your website only and may not be used as a data repository. BKHosting reserves the right to remove backups from your hosting account with or without notice. 

Zero Tolerance Spam Policy!

  • Any user account which causes or results in our IP space being blacklisted will be immediately suspended and/or terminated.
  • Forging or misrepresenting message headers is prohibited.
  • Websites advertised via spam (i.e. “Spamvertised”) may not be hosted on our servers.
  • You may not use the Services to sell contact lists or send email to any purchased lists (i.e. “Safe Lists”).
  • You may not use the Services to send spam or bulk unsolicited messages. We may terminate with or without notice the account of any user who sends spam.

Enforcement