Acceptable Use Policy


Acceptable Use Policy

This Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP") is made and effective as of the date of acceptance, by and between you ("Client or Customer") and

WHEREAS,, a registered company in the UK under the name SeedNet Limited (referred to herein as '' or 'Us' or 'We'"), owns, distributes and provides various products and services for conducting business on the Internet

WHEREAS, Client desires to utilize some or all of the Services to develop, enhance or maintain Client's business and/or presence on the Internet.

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the mutual promises set forth herein, the parties hereto agree as follows. AUP

These are the acceptable uses for accounts. In order to make sure our systems run smoothly, we have to set and enforce the policies described herein. These policies enable us to protect our customers.

What is this?

The Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) is a set of policies and regulations that specify guidelines for using our shared hosting services. All use of our shared hosting services is subject to these terms. Please read them carefully and ensure that you understand and agree to all parts. Use of's services implies agreement with these terms.


Any questions regarding this agreement should be sent to's sales department prior to signing up for service.

Seedboxes's Acceptable Use Policy provides shared, VPS and dedicated services to people all around the world. We have the responsibility to protect each client and provide them with the best service possible. The following guidelines were designed to ensure that our services remain of the utmost quality. Please read very carefully before ordering and/or using services. Terms of Service

The Terms of Serivce is a separate agreement between and all customers. Please make sure you are in agreement with the following points and conditions, as well as our Terms of Service (in its entirety) before signing up for or using's services. Contact our sales department for any clarifications.

End User Agreement

Customers may not sublease, sub host, or give away control of any portion of their space and/or resources (indulging, but not limited to, e-mail accounts, space, ftp accounts, etc.), unless otherwise stated on our website.

7 day money back guarantee

All new customers are entitled to our 7 days money back guarantee which may be used once per customer only. This means that if for any reason the client wishes to terminate his account within the first 7 days of the original purchase, the client shall receive a refund to the full amount paid. We maintain the right to issue a prorated refund up to 14 days after the initial purchase at our discretion, the client must provide a valid reason for refund, with the validity of the claim wholly decided by


All services provided by, may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any European law or law of the UK is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secret and other statue. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless from any claims resulting from the use of the service which damages the subscriber or any other party.

Examples of non-acceptable content or links

  • Pirated software
  • Bulk Email related products
  • Hacking/cracking related websites
  • Warez and/or copyrighted MP3s
  • Illegal material or material that is against public policy
  • Sites containing or linking to material that may be considered detrimental to the public health, safety, or welfare. (Such as, but not limited to: Anarchists Cookbook, bomb making, weapon information, or anything else that may be considered detrimental or illegal.) will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision, and reserves the right to deactivate and remove any site at any time for any reason without refund.

Copyright Violations will respond to all reports of infringement that are formatted in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and any other applicable copyright laws. Notices of infringement that do not comply with this act will not be processed. We will act in accordance with the DMCA when handling infringement reports.

System Resource Usage

If's system administration team determines that a customer's account is utilizing an unacceptable amount of system resources, may temporarily deactivate the account in question. If's staff deems necessary, an eviction notice may be sent to the customer of an offending account providing them with ten (10) days in which to either upgrade to a dedicated server or locate a new provider. This only occurs in extreme cases. will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision, because of the nature of this provision, each account will be considered and analyzed individually.

Background Running Programs (bots/daemons/monitors)

Customers are permitted to run programs in the background on shared servers. If this uses a lot of system resources, and impairs service to other customers on that server, may request you to remove certain applications.


Customers are responsible for maintaining their own backups on their own personal computers. does not provide any sort of compensation for lost or incomplete data in the event that backups do not function properly (even if the malfunction was due to negligence on's part). Always back your data up to your personal computer. Hardware failures can happen, and we cannot be held responsible for loss of data in this case.

IRC (Internet Relay Chat)

We do allow IRC and IRC bots to be operated on our servers.

Shell Access

Shell access is provided, however it is restricted to be used for simple tasks as:

  • Deleting, viewing, moving your data
  • Getting info about your account
  • Proxying your connection, as described in the Howto's of the wiki
  • Using pre-compiled or script applications (such as python) which can be run within the sandboxed environment

Shell access cannot be used:

  • To compile any custom application that does not already come installed on our server
  • To be used for attacks or hacking attempts on other users or networks

If your account is ever found not to comply with the above, it will immediatelly be terminated without notice, and no refund is going to be given.

Unsolicited Email (SPAM)

SPAMing, or the sending of unsolicited email, from a server or using a return email address that is maintained on a server is STRICTLY prohibited. Using SPAM to advertise a site hosted on network also constitutes as a violation of this provision. will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. Sites found to be in violation of our SPAM policies will be immediately deactivated and no refund will be issued.

Help us STOP SPAM! Please email our abuse department immediately to report a violation of our SPAM policies.

Server Abuse

Any attempts to undermine or cause harm to a server or customer of is strictly prohibited. will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. Customers found in violation of this provision will be subject to account deactivation without refund. will turn all available information about abuse incidents, including customer contact data, over to the proper authorities and press charges.

Failure to Follow Policies

Failure to fully comply with these terms is grounds for account suspension and/or deactivation (with or without refund, subject to's discretion). Any accounts and/or servers contained within network must adhere to the above policies.

We reserve the right to remove any account without prior notice. If we deactivate your account for violating policy, you will forfeit your rights to a refund--and none will be given. No refunds for advanced payment. Our normal policy is a warning first, and account deactivation the second offense, but no warning is required. reserves the right to deactivate and remove any site hosted on our servers that contains any content that it deems in its sole discretion to be unacceptable, undesirable or contraindicated.