Acceptable use policy

Acceptable Use Policy – Updated on 28/o9/2015

This Acceptable Use Policy specify the restrictions applied to the service you are subscribing from ELKUPI. This policy is created and followed carefully to ensure the protection, integrity, reliability and privacy of ELKUPI as a web hosting provider. ELKUPI has the right to change this policy at any given time, and at the moment of its modification, its put into effect immediately. You alone are responsible for all actions that occur during your use of ELKUPI services, and you agree not to use your services for causes that are prohibited.

Please note that this Acceptable Use Policy is subjected to change and it is Customer’s responsibility to regularly check for modifications. (Customers, users, and visitors are referred collectively as Customer).

Prohibited Content

The following is a list of content that is not accepted in our servers and network:
– Under Legal Age Nudity
– Scam/Fraudulent Websites
– Spam
– Mass mailing
– Reverse proxies
– Phishing websites
– Botnet controllers
– DDoS scripts
– Brute Force attacks
– Packet Flood scripts
– SIP Scanners
– IP Spoofing Attacks
– Virus / Trojan / Malware Distribution
– Terrorist Websites

Any other content not included in the previous list is considered as Allowed.

Content Considerations

The following is a list of restrictions that apply to the specified operations in our servers and network.

TOR Services: TOR exit and relay nodes may only be run on our Dedicated Server Network with Dedicated Bandwidth.

IRC Services: Legal use of IRC is allowed on our network. IRC may not be used on our network when the intentions are associated with the list of prohibited content.

Bulk Email: Bulk Emailing is not allowed in shared hosting servers. VPS should not exceed 250 emails per hour or 5,000 emails per day. Dedicated Servers should not exceed 600 emails per hour or 10,000 emails per day. All email list used in bulk email should be opt-in. All Bulk Email campaign should include an automatic unsubscribe link.

Video Streaming: Video streaming websites may only be run on our Dedicated Servers with Dedicated Bandwidth.

Copyright related content and materials: Customer is responsible of all content hosted in our servers and network. DMCA is not a Dutch regulation so immediate suspension or termination WILL NOT be executed upon the receiving of a DMCA complaint. Any website takedown notice that are not processed via Dutch Authorities will be discarded. External linked content is not considered to be hosted in our servers or network and the complainer should contact the abuse team of the involved external provider.

Freedom of speech: Dutch Constitution respect freedom of speech. Consequently, we do not censor our members on the basis of content. The Customer is fully responsible of the content, posts, articles hosted in our servers or network. Complainer should forward copy of competent Dutch court order in order to request content removal, in the case that this is not possible the complainer will need to work directly with the Website operator to resolve the situation.

Use of unlicensed software: While ELKUPI does not monitor what software a Customer is installing in our Servers. The Customer is fully responsible of getting appropriate software licensing. In the event of a complaint received from a software company we may request to remove or get valid license in order to continue operating in our network.

Contact us for more information.