Last revised: 07/25/2020
We offer free website hosting without imposing advertisement on our users' websites just for Non-Profit organizations. All we ask in return is that you follow a few simple rules. So please be sure you have read, and understood, these Terms and Conditions. Please note, we have a Zero-Tolerance policy for any site that negatively affects our hosting community. Members who violate rules that are clearly laid out in our policy documents could find their entire web site removed and/or deleted, possibly without prior notice. The interpretation of these guidelines is at the sole discretion of ROWEBCA.
You must provide a valid email address !!!
You must use the email assigned to you by your ISP (Internet Service Provider), or an email from a private TLD ( Top Level Domain - domain registered under your name e.g yourname.com - non free domain (except for Gmail & Yahoo) ). Accounts using any other email addresses WILL NOT BE ACTIVATED !!!
Free domains extensions like .CO.CC, .CZ.CC, .CO.NR, .UNI.CC, .TK, .EU.ORG etc. are not supported by our webhosting service and will be automatically removed without any prior notice !
Your site must have a minimum 1 hit for your website (in last 30 days) or any modification in your files (public_html directory) in the last 45 days. - Sites failing to do so will be removed to make space for new accounts
ROWEBCA is not responsible for the content of any personal home page, nor do the opinions or ideas expressed in user-generated web pages necessarily reflect those of ROWEBCA. The contents of user-generated web pages are not reviewed or censored in any way before they appear on ROWEBCA.
You may not set up a "gateway" site on the ROWEBCA free services. A "gateway" site is one which serves only as an entrance to the actual site located on a non-ROWEBCA server.
!!! No business related websites are accepted, your free website has to be non-profit !!!
!!! Every account with TLD domain (e.g. domain.com) that is not pointed to our DNS server will be suspended 3 days after creation. !!!
You may not use your account to redirect directly to another website, outside of our network. You may not use your web space to provide material, or links to material, that is grossly offensive to the Web community. You may not password protect any link provided on any of your pages located on the ROWEBCA server.
All services provided by ROWEBCA may only be used for lawful purposes. The customer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless ROWEBCA from any claims resulting from the use of our services. Use of our services to infringe upon any copyright or trademark is prohibited. This includes but is not limited to unauthorized copying of music, books, photographs, or any other copyrighted work. The offer of sale of any counterfeit merchandise of a trademark holder will result in the immediate termination of your account. Any account found to be in violation of another copyright will be expeditiously removed, or access to the material disabled. Any account found to be in repeated violation of copyright laws will be suspended and/or terminated from our hosting. If you believe that your copyright or trademark is being infringed upon, please email abuse (at) rowebca (dot) com
with the information required. If the request is of a licensing issue, we may require further documentation. Using a shared account as a backup/storage device is not permitted.
|| IRC Scripts/Bots/Servers
| Proxy Scripts/Anonymizers
|| Pirated Software/Warez
| AutoSurf/PTC/PTS/PPC sites
|| Image Hosting Scripts(ex. Photobucket, Tinypic)
| IP Scanners
|| Mail Bombers/Spam Scripts
| Bruteforce Programs/Scripts/Applications
|| Commercial Audio Streaming (more than one or two streams)
| File Dump/Mirror Scripts (similar to rapidshare)
|| Banner-Ad services (commercial banner ad rotation)
| Escrow/Bank Debentures
|| High-Yield Interest Programs (HYIP) or Related Sites
| Investment Sites (E-Gold Exchange, Ponzi etc.)
|| Sale of any controlled substance without prior permit(s)
| Prime Banks Programs
|| Lottery/Gambling Sites
|| Hacker focused sites/archives/programs
| Sites promoting illegal activities
|| Forums and/or websites that distribute or link to warez/pirated/illegal content
| Bank Debentures/Bank Debenture Trading Programs
|| Fraudulent Sites
| Push button mail scripts
|| Broadcast or Streaming of Live Sporting Events (UFC, NASCAR, FIFA, etc)
| Tell A Friend Scripts
|| Anonymous or Bulk SMS Gateways
| Bitcoin Miners
|| Pay Day Loan sites
1. You may not use vBulletin, OpenX or IPB forums in ROWEBCA's network.
2. We reserve the right to accept only websites in languages we can understand.
3. You may not use unsolicited email to promote your site
4. The following file types are not allowed on ROWEBCA free web hosting - .htacl, .htaclu, .avi, .mov, .mp2, .mp3, .mpeg, .ram, .asf, .quota, .vbs, .shs, .scr, .exe, .cmd, .torrent, .wmv, .wma, .rm, .zip, .rar, .7z, .gz, .xap, .tgz, .cpp.
5. We do not allow frames.
6. ROWEBCA reserves the right to block or delete any site due to inappropriate behavior by the webmaster towards ROWEBCA , its staff or its users, which has been validated on public or private forums
7. You may not copy or reproduce any page, image or other content without the express prior consent of the original copyright owner of that content
If you are 13 years of age or under you may not become a member of ROWEBCA. The protection of children's online privacy is very important to The ROWEBCA Network. For that reason, it is our policy not to collect or maintain information at our web sites from those we actually know are under 13 and no part of our web sites are structured to attract anyone under 13.
ROWEBCA services, including all related equipment, networks and network devices are provided only for authorized customer use. ROWEBCA systems may be monitored for all lawful purposes, including to ensure that use is authorized, for management of the system, to facilitate protection against unauthorized access, and to verify security procedures, survivability, and operational security. During monitoring, information may be examined, recorded, copied and used for authorized purposes. Use of ROWEBCA system(s) constitutes consent to monitoring for these purposes.
Any account found connecting to a third party network or system without authorization from the third party is subject to suspension. Access to networks or systems outside of your direct control must be with expressed written consent from the third party. ROWEBCA may, at its discretion, request and require documentation to prove access to a third party network or system is authorized.
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Any material that, in our judgment, is obscene, threatening, illegal, or violates our terms of service in any manner may be removed from our servers (or otherwise disabled), with or without notice.
The Resource Usage Policy is in place to protect the QoS (Quality of Service) for every customer and the hosting service as a whole. In a shared hosting environment resources are shared between all sites hosted on each hosting server. Individual sites are not allowed to over utilize or "usurp" server resources in such a manner that negatively impacts the QoS for other customers. Keep in mind, these rules are not actively enforced or monitored, but are in place as a reference should an issue occur. Sites found to be affecting the QoS in a negative manner will be dealt with on a case by case basis.
1. Disk space may not be used for the online storage of backups or data warehousing
2. Adult content of any sort is strictly prohibited
3 .All interactive chat web applications are strictly prohibited on ROWEBCA's servers. This includes, but is not limited to, chat applications written in PHP, Perl, CGI, etc. Any web application that provides 'real-time' chat (or any application), online radio etc. is not permitted. Shoutboxes, Chatboxes and other web based chat programs other than those specifically provided by ROWEBCA are prohibited.
4. Stats programs and scripts are forbidden as are any site(s) that exist solely to gather stats and data from other sites, databases, games, servers or any other source.
5. Web applications that are out of date and actively being exploited will be shut down immediately without prior notice
SEO) farms, search engine spiders/indexers or similar are strictly forbidden on ROWEBCA's networks.
6. Banner and link exchanges are not permitted
7. File and image hosting is not permitted
8. Offering free hosting, paid hosting and free email hosting is not permitted
9. Absolutely no proxy scripts, rapidshare/rapidleech scripts, torrent trackers, bittorrent or any other script that uses unfair resources is allowed
10. Hate sites, hacking/hacker related sites, sites promoting illegal activity,hacking tools, mail bombing or spam scripts, or forums and web sites that distribute or promote warez content are expressly forbidden
11. Game servers, muds and online RPGs, gambling web sites are forbidden on our networks
Failure to respond to email from our abuse department within 24 hours may result in the suspension or termination of your services. All abuse issues must be dealt with via troubleticket/email and will have a response within 24 hours.
If in doubt regarding the acceptability of your site or service, please contact us at abuse (at) rowebca (dot) com and we will be happy to assist you.
Potential harm to minors is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to child pornography or content perceived to be child pornography (Lolita). Any site found to host child pornography or linking to child pornography will be suspended immediately without notice. Violations will be reported to the appropriate law enforcement agency.
It is your responsibility to ensure that scripts/programs installed under your account are secure and permissions of directories are set properly, regardless of installation method. When at all possible, set permissions on most directories to 755 (files 644 ) or as restrictive as possible. Users are ultimately responsible for all actions taken under their account. This includes the compromise of credentials such as user name and password. It is required that you use a secure password. If a weak password is used, your account may be suspended until you agree to use a more secure password. Audits may be done to prevent weak passwords from being used. If an audit is performed, and your password is found to be weak, we will notify you and allow time for you to change/update your
We take a zero tolerance stance against sending of unsolicited e-mail, bulk emailing, and spam. "Safe lists", purchased lists, and selling of lists will be treated as spam. Any user who sends out spam will have their account terminated with or without notice.
Sites advertised via SPAM may not be hosted on our servers. This provision includes, but is not limited to SPAM sent via fax, phone, postal mail, email, instant messaging, or usenet/newsgroups. No organization or entity listed in the ROKSO
may be hosted on our servers. Any account which results in our IP space being blacklisted will be immediately suspended and/or terminated.
ROWEBCA reserves the right to require changes or disable as necessary any web site, account, database, or other component that does not comply with its established policies, or to make any such modifications in an emergency at its sole discretion.ROWEBCA reserves the right to charge the holder of the account used to send any unsolicited e-mail a clean up fee or any charges incurred for blacklist removal. This cost of the clean up fee is entirely at the discretion of ROWEBCA.
Your use of this service is at your sole risk. ROWEBCA is not responsible for files and/or data residing on your account. You agree to take full responsibility for files and data transferred and to maintain all appropriate backup of files and data stored on ROWEBCA servers.
ROWEBCA recommends that you purchase a managed backup service with your package to ensure data redundancy and safety.
These resource usage policies are actively monitored. In the event that a site is found to be negatively affecting the quality of service, these rules will be enforced. Sites in violation of any provision of this document, or otherwise deemed by ROWEBCA staff to be using excessive resources, may be disabled or suspended. The site owner will be notified and required to take steps to correct the cause of any issues. Sites found in violation of a major rule (adult or illegal content) will be suspended and possibly terminated at our sole discretion.
ROWEBCA shall not be responsible for any damages your website may suffer. ROWEBCA makes no warranties
of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide. ROWEBCA disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, no deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by ROWEBCA and its employees.
ROWEBCA may disclose any subscriber information to law enforcement agencies without further consent or notification to the subscriber upon lawful request from such agencies. We will cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies.
You, as the author of your pages, take full responsibility for their contents. As the author you state your pages contain nothing illegal, obscene, pornographic, degrading or abusive to another person and that none of your pages promote hate group propaganda or child pornography. As the author, you also state that nothing on your page is copyrighted material and that any links to other servers have been approved by that organization. As the author, you also state that nothing on your pages infringe on the intellectual property rights of any third party. You agree that ROWEBCA has the right to remove any page it determines, at its sole discretion, has violated these rules and that they may cancel your membership and take whatever action against you they deem appropriate, including legal action and disclosing information about you to law enforcement authorities and other interested third parties. Members who are in breach of these rules agree to indemnify and hold harmless ROWEBCA for any loss, claim, damage and expenses (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising from, or in connection with, the contents of any personal home pages or of any chat or messages on a bulletin board found to be infringing or illegal. By submitting your pages, you agree to all the above terms.
ROWEBCA makes no guarantee as to availability of service. To the fullest extent permissible by law, ROWEBCA excludes all liability with respect to accuracy, content or availability of information on its web site. The materials in this site are provided "as is" and without warranties of any kind, either express or implied. ROWEBCA does not warrant that the function contained in the materials available on this web site will be uninterrupted or error free, that defects will be corrected, or that this site or the servers that make them available are free of viruses or other harmful components. Any merchandise products or services available to users or members from links from this web site are provided by third parties who are not necessarily affiliated or connected with ROWEBCA. To the fullest extent permissible by law, ROWEBCA excludes all liability under any circumstances (including negligence) for any special or consequential damages that result from the use of, or the inability to use, the materials on this site. Applicable laws may not apply to all those who access the web site.
By becoming a Member, you agree to all the above terms.
If there are any questions regarding this T.O.S please contact us.