Acceptable Use Policy

Before signing up with our services, please review the following policies. Violating any of these rules may result in the suspension or termination of your account with no refund. Hosting.ph reserves the right to cancel the account privileges to anyone who purposefully and repeatedly abuse the system. By using our services, you consent to be bound by the terms of this Acceptable Use Policy. Hosting.ph reserves the right to modify this AUP in its discretion at any time. Such modifications will be effective as soon as posted. Continued use of Hosting.ph's services following any such changes shall constitute the Client's acceptance of such changes.


1.1. Liability For Violating Material

Client will be held liable for the content or material found within his/her hosting account that is violating any of the policies listed on this page.

2.1. Disk Space Usage

Hosting.ph provides website hosting and not online storage. Allocated disk space should only be used for website related files. Uploading files for the purpose of storing them online is not allowed. Any such prohibited use will result in the termination of subscriber's account.

3.1. Content

Any and all services provided by Hosting.ph may be used for legal purposes only. This means that illegal material is strictly prohibited. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any Philippine law, is prohibited. Any data that violates international laws is forbidden as well. All content that we judge threatening or obscene, and/or materials protected by trade secret can and will be reviewed by Hosting.ph. Any material that fits into any of the above and below cases may be deleted with no prior warning by Hosting.ph.

3.2. Unacceptable Content

Hosting.ph forbids any material that are listed below. This includes links, distribution or any material referring to the following:

  • Pornographic Sites
  • Pirated Softwares
  • Hacking Materials
  • Warez Sites and Cracks to Licensed Softwares
  • Illegal Audios and Videos (Pirated MP3, Copyrighted Videos, DVD Rips, etc.)


Hosting.ph will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. You will be notified in time, and you'll have to remove the material we'll point out, immediately. If Hosting.ph needs to contact you for more than 3 times about a violation caused by you, your account will be terminated without further notice.

4.1. Unacceptable Practices

  • Phishing/Scamming (attempting to trick unsuspecting users into providing passwords, credit card numbers etc.)
  • Sending unsolicited bulk email (SPAM, UCE) with your mail account.
  • Uploading, posting or reproducing in any way materials protected by copyright without the permission of the copyright holder.
  • Portscanning, network sniffing and attempts to brute-force password cracking.
  • Using your account to provide system intensive services to large quantities of people on the internet without the prior approval of Hosting.ph.
  • Allowing usage of Hosting.ph's resources for accounts hosted on other servers. A web site not hosted with Hosting.ph is not allowed to reference or "hot link" graphics, images, videos, etc. from our server.
  • File Hosting/Download sites are not allowed in any of our shared hosting packages. A dedicated server is recommended for this.
  • Background programs and processes such as IRC bots, webcams, Java chat servers are prohibited on any of our shared hosting packages. These can be run on a dedicated server.
  • Any other practices that result in huge system resource usage.

5.1. Spam - Commercial Advertising Email

As long as multiple recipients haven't agreed to be on your mailing list, then spamming, or sending unsolicited email, from a Hosting.ph server or using an email address that is maintained on a Hosting.ph machine is STRICTLY prohibited. Hosting.ph scans the system and will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.

6.1. Server and Bandwidth Usage

Many things can slow down a server. In order to guarantee the fastest possible connections, we need to monitor our servers for processes that overload them. Any party that slows our servers down, can and will be notified. Hosting.ph reserves the right to kill any process (i.e. end a software's execution) that is overloading a server, or slowing it down heavily.

6.2. Server Abuse

Any attempts to undermine or cause harm to a Hosting.ph server or client of Hosting.ph is strictly prohibited, and is followed by deactivation of the offending account with no refund.

6.3. Network and Resource Usage

Any accounts using constantly more than 20% of the total network and system resources will be notified. Hosting.ph will ask those accounts (using over 20% constantly) to remove certain material or upgrade to a dedicated hosting, else those accounts will be asked to leave in order for all other clients to be able to benefit from speed and fast performance.

If you have any questions about our Acceptable Use Policy, please do not hesitate to contact us.