Acceptable usage policy


The provisions of this policy are intended as guidelines and are not meant to be exhaustive. Generally, conduct that violates law, regulation or the accepted norms of the Internet community, whether or not expressly mentioned in this policy, is prohibited. We reserve the right at all times to prohibit activities that damage our commercial reputation and goodwill. Ordering our services and accessing your account is deemed acceptance of these Terms & Conditions. Please note that HostingIreland may terminate your account without notice for any breach of these Terms.

Bandwidth and Fair Usage

Shared hosting customers are offered ‘Unlimited’ bandwidth which is subject to fair usage. Fair usage is defined by Hosting Ireland as bandwidth required for a typical website allowing for potential growth. If your bandwidth becomes excessive or exceeds any allowance set as part of your package/service or reaches the point where it has an adverse effect on other customers we reserve the right to:


Any "denial of service" attack, any attempt to breach authentication or security measures, or any unauthorized attempt to gain access to any other account, host or network is prohibited, and will result in immediate services termination, which may be without notice.

We do not host:
Illegal or Litigious Content Policy.

Any form of illegal, potentially libellous or defamatory content or activity including, but not limited to the following will result in immediate suspension of service and possible termination of service:

Bulk Email

The use of our network to send bulk email, and the use of bulk email to promote a site on our network is strictly forbidden.


We reserve the right to add, delete or modify any provision of this policy at any time without notice.

Downloads and Streaming
Misuse of Resources.

Applications that we do not allow on our network include, but are not limited to, are:

Your Obligation

You undertake that you will use our services for lawful purposes and only as authorised herein. In particular that you will:

Abuse Complaints.

If you are aware of any abuse of hosting Ireland services or would like to draw to our attention an abuse complaint such as spamming please send any information to Your communication will be acknowledged with in 24 hours and responded to with in 5 working days.