Web Hosting & ListServ Terms
(Acceptable Use Policy or "AUP")
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 SKL Services, Inc. service with due regard
to the rights of other Internet users and in conformity
with special SKL Services, Inc. network environment policies.
SKL Services, Inc. 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 SKL Services, Inc. service agrees to indemnify and hold
harmless SKL Services, Inc. from any claims resulting from
the use of the service that damages the subscriber or any
SKL Services, Inc. will be the sole arbiter as to what
constitutes a violation of this provision.
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.
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.
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. SKL Services,
Inc. shall be the sole arbiter of what is considered to
be a high server usage level.
All shared web hosting accounts come with an initial minimal
file allowance of 5000 files per domain. Each block of 5000
files after the initial 5000 will be charged at $9.95/month
rate. Any hosting account deemed to be adversely affecting
the server performance or the network integrity will be
shut down without prior notice.
CGI script sharing with domains not hosted by SKL Services,
Inc. 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.
SKL Services, Inc. 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. SKL Services,
Inc. 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
Background Running Programs and Chron Jobs
SKL Services, Inc. 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.
SKL Services, Inc. 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 SKL Services, Inc. server or using an email
address that is maintained on a SKL Services, Inc. machine
is STRICTLY prohibited. SKL Services, Inc. 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 SKL Services, Inc. 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.
Any attempts to undermine or cause harm to a SKL Services,
Inc. server or customer of SKL Services, Inc. is strictly
Any sub-networks of SKL Services, Inc. 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.
SKL Services, Inc. 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 are defined as any graphics, audio, and
video files. SKL Services, Inc. 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
With the exception of MySQL and dedicated servers, any
database stored on SKL Services, Inc. servers shall be limited
in size to 10% of the total disk space allotted for a particular
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.