By using our web hosting services and/or email listserv programs, you agree to comply with our acceptable usage policy. We expect you to possess a basic knowledge of the Internet and computer function. We also expect you to have access to a computer which is connected to the Internet to use our services. The spirit of this policy is to guide you to use the MaxiWebHosting service with due regard to the rights of other Internet users and in conformity with special MaxiWebHosting network environment policies.

--> Illegal Usage

MaxiWebHosting servers may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or distribution of any information, data or material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws. Examples of non-acceptable content or links: Pirated software, Hackers programs or archives, Warez sites, MP3's, and IRC bots. The subscriber to MaxiWebHosting service agrees to indemnify and hold harmless MaxiWebHosting from any claims resulting from the use of the service that damages the subscriber or any other party.

MaxiWebHosting will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.

--> Adult Content

Due to special system and network requirements of adult oriented sites, pornography and sex-related merchandising are prohibited. This includes sites or emails that may infer sexual content, or links to adult content elsewhere. This is also true for sites and email lists that promote any illegal activity or content that may be damaging to our servers or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.

--> Security

Violations of system or network security are prohibited, and may result in criminal and civil liability. Examples include, but are not limited to the following: Unauthorized access, use, probe, or scan of a systems security or authentication measures, data or traffic. Interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks. Forging of any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting.

--> Server Resource

Any website that uses a high amount of server resources (such as, but not limited to, CPU time, memory usage, and network resources) will be given an option of either paying extra (which depends on the resource needed) or reducing the resource used to an acceptable level. MaxiWebHosting shall be the sole arbiter of what is considered to be a high server usage level.

--> CGI Scripts

CGI script sharing with domains not hosted by MaxiWebHosting is not allowed. Any cgi-scripts deemed to be adversely affecting the server performance or the network integrity will be shut down without prior notice.

--> Chat Rooms

MaxiWebHosting does not allow clients to install their own chat rooms. Chat rooms tend to be large system hogs and we cannot permit it as an account option. MaxiWebHosting does provide a choice of Java chat rooms for a small extra charge that should meet most users' needs and run without hindering the performance of the machine of our servers.

--> Background Running Programs and Chron Jobs

MaxiWebHosting may allow programs to run in the background. These programs will be considered on an individual basis and extra charge will be incurred based on system resources used and operational maintenance needed. If you wish to run background programs please contact us at via the contact form before doing so.

--> IRC

MaxiWebHosting does not allow IRC or IRC bots to be operated on our servers.

--> UCE (Unsolicited Commerce Email) - SPAM

Spamming, or the sending of mass unsolicited email, from or through a MaxiWebHosting server or using an email address that is maintained on a MaxiWebHosting machine is STRICTLY prohibited. MaxiWebHosting will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. If you engage in any of the foregoing activities using the service of another ISP or IPP, but channeling activities through a MaxiWebHosting server as a mail drop for responses, you are in violation. Violators will be assessed a minimum of $200.00 fine and will face an immediate suspension.

--> Server abuse

Any attempts to undermine or cause harm to a MaxiWebHosting server or customer of MaxiWebHosting is strictly prohibited.

Any sub-networks of MaxiWebHosting and dedicated servers must adhere to the above policies. The failure to meet or follow any of the above guidelines are grounds for account deactivation. We reserve the right to remove any account without prior notice.

--> Software Distribution

MaxiWebHosting virtual Web Hosting accounts are not to be used for the purposes of distributing software and multimedia products. If you wish to distribute software and/or multimedia files, please contact via the contact form for special arrangement.

--> Multimedia Files

Multimedia files are defined as any graphics, audio, and video files. MaxiWebHosting Web Hosting accounts are not to be used for the purposes of distributing and storing unusual amount of multimedia files. Any Web site whose disk space usage for storing the multimedia files exceed 70% of its total usage, either in terms of total size or number of files, will be deemed to be using unusual amount of multimedia files.

--> Database

With the exception of MySQL and dedicated servers, any database stored on MaxiWebHosting servers shall be limited in size to 10% of the total disk space allotted for a particular domain.

MySQL databases on shared plans have a standard disk space limit of 10 MB. For dedicated servers, there is no limit and can be as large as available space on your disk drive.

Actions Taken by MaxiWebHosting

The failure by a customer to meet or follow any of the above Terms of Use is grounds for account deactivation. MaxiWebHosting will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of the Terms of Use. MaxiWebHosting reserves the right to remove any account without prior notice.

When MaxiWebHosting becomes aware of an alleged violation of its Terms of Use, MaxiWebHosting will initiate an investigation. During the investigation, MaxiWebHosting may restrict a customer's access in order to prevent further potentially unauthorized activity. Depending on the severity of the violation, MaxiWebHosting may, at its sole discretion, restrict, suspend, or terminate a customer's web hosting account and/or pursue other civil remedies. If such violation is a criminal offense, MaxiWebHosting will notify the appropriate law enforcement authorities of such violation.

MaxiWebHosting does not issue credits for outages incurred through service disablement resulting from Terms of Use violations.

MaxiWebHosting customers agree to indemnify and hold harmless MaxiWebHosting from any claims resulting from the use of our services that damages them or any other party. The MaxiWebHosting service is provided on an as is, as available basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. MaxiWebHosting expressly disclaims any representation or warranty that the MaxiWebHosting service will be error-free, secure or uninterrupted. No oral advice or written information given by MaxiWebHosting, its employees, licensors or the like, will create a warranty; nor may you rely on any such information or advice. MaxiWebHosting and its partners and suppliers will not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any transaction or use of the service.


MaxiWebHosting reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any provision of its Terms of Use at any time without notice.

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