General Acceptable Use Policy


The following statements pertain to all products and services offered by Cloud Data Works, including those offered under trade name operations such as “Sensible Solutions”.

Illegal Activity

Customer may only use Cloud Data Works Web Hosting’s Server for lawful purpose. Transmission of any material in violation of any Country, Federal, Provincial, Territory, State or Local regulation is prohibited. To this effect, child pornography is strictly prohibited as well as housing any copyrighted information (to which the customer does not hold the copyright or an appropriate license) on Cloud Data Works Web Hosting’s Server. Inclusively forbidding is also the use of Cloud Data Works’s servers or network to conspire to commit or support the commission of illegal activities.


Websites dedicated to the discussion of hacking activities or the distribution of hacking tools are prohibited. Also, the usage of Cloud Data Works’s computer systems or network to access any system, service, or network without the owner’s consent is expressly forbidden.

Service Interruptions

Any activity which causes service interruptions to either Cloud Data Works’s network/servers or any outside network. This includes, but is not limited to, the execution of Denial of Service attacks or other maliciously configured software.

Anonymous Proxies

Anonymous proxies are prohibited on Cloud Data Works’s network and servers.


Customer agrees to not have any content on their site that advocates, sells or in any way makes available tools or methods to send unsolicited e-mail or usenet postings (spam), or to use Cloud Data Works Web Hosting’s Servers for relaying unsolicited e-mail or usenet postings, or to use unsolicited e-mail or usenet postings to advertise for their site hosted at Cloud Data Works. Any complaint about these violations will be taken very seriously and will result in immediate account cancellation without a refund. More details about our anti-spam policy can be found in our “Anti-Spam Policy”.

Personal Information Harvesting

Collecting or using email addresses, screen names or other personal identifiers without the consent of the person identified (including, without limitation, phishing, Internet scamming, password robbery, spidering, and harvesting).


You agree that if the Cloud Data Works IP numbers assigned to your account are listed on an abuse database or blacklist like Spamhaus, you will be in violation of this AUP, and Cloud Data Works may take reasonable action to protect its IP numbers, including suspension and/or termination of your service, regardless of whether the IP numbers were listed as a result of your actions.

Investment sites

Such as currency exchange, or sites like egold exchange, etc.

Impersonation aka Spoofing

Usage of the Cloud Data Works network to impersonate another person or entity, be it through Email, Internet Forums, or any other means, is strictly prohibited. This includes spoofing email or network packet headers whether or not it is done for malicious purposes.


Customer agrees to not engage in activities pertaining to Black Hat SEO, Spamdexing, and so-called “Scraper sites”.

Any conduct that is likely to result in retaliation against Cloud Data Works’s network or website, or Cloud Data Works’s employees, officers or other agents, including engaging in behavior that results in any server being the target of a denial of service attack (DoS).

Personal Backups

With the exception of Cloud Data Works Dedicated Server products, the customer agrees to make use of Cloud Data Works Web Hosting servers primarily for the purpose of hosting a website, and associated email functions. Data uploaded must be primarily for this purpose. Cloud Data Works Web Hosting servers are not intended as a data backup or archiving service. Cloud Data Works Web Hosting reserves the right to collect compensation for such practice and may at its discretion suspend any associated subscriptions until resolution can we found.

Shared Hosting Addendum

The following statements pertain exclusively to shared web hosting products and services offered by Cloud Data Works.


Adult Thumbnail Galleries/Banner Exchanges

You agree not to run a banner exchange, adult tgp (thumbnail gallery post), or adult image galleries on your website.

Abusive Scripts/Processes

Any script/process/etc that adversely affects the ability of any other customer to satisfactorily use their provided services is forbidden. This includes, but is not limited to, CPU-intensive CGI/PHP scripts and websites for which the scale of traffic has exceeded the acceptable limits of a shared hosting environment.

IRC Bots/Bouncers

All IRC bots and “bouncers” (bnc, etc) are forbidden.

BitTorrent software

Cloud Data Works Shared Hosting services does not allow bitTorrent activities.

Proxy Software

All proxy software, anonymous or otherwise, is forbidden on Cloud Data Works Shared Hosting services.

Network Daemons

Any process that opens a network socket to accept connections from external networks is forbidden. Processes are allowed to bind to the local host only, but are held to the limitations placed on all other processes. They must not use up more than their fair share of resources and they must not interfere with any other customers’ activities.