Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) for Yellow Circle Hosting Services

1. Purpose

This Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) outlines the terms and conditions for using Yellow Circle’s website hosting services. It is designed to ensure the security, integrity, and reliable performance of our hosting infrastructure. By using our services, you agree to comply with this AUP.

2. Prohibited Activities

You are strictly prohibited from engaging in the following activities when using Yellow Circle’s hosting services:

a. Illegal Activities: Any use of our services for illegal purposes or activities that violate local, national, or international laws and regulations is strictly forbidden.

b. Abuse and Harassment Harassment, abuse, or any form of communication that causes harm, discomfort, or inconvenience to others is prohibited. This includes but is not limited to sending unsolicited messages, threatening or defamatory content, or engaging in any form of cyberbullying.

c. Malware and Phishing:  You are not allowed to distribute or host malware, viruses, spyware, phishing websites, or any other malicious software or content that may compromise the security of others’ data or systems.

d. Spam and Unsolicited Communication: Sending spam emails or engaging in any form of unsolicited communication is strictly prohibited. This includes the transmission of bulk emails, promotional materials, or any other form of unwanted communication.

e. Copyright Infringement: You must respect copyright and intellectual property rights. Unauthorized distribution or hosting of copyrighted materials, software, or other intellectual property is prohibited.

f. Network Abuse: Activities that disrupt or abuse Yellow Circle’s network or the networks of other users, including excessive resource consumption, network scanning, or any other activities that impair network performance, are prohibited.

g. Denial of Service (DoS) and Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) Attacks: Initiating DoS or DDoS attacks against Yellow Circle’s network or any other network is strictly prohibited.

h. Proxy and Anonymizing Services: Hosting, offering, or using proxy servers or anonymizing services without prior approval from Yellow Circle is not allowed.

3. Consequences of Violation

Violation of this AUP may result in actions including, but not limited to:

a. Suspension or termination of hosting services without notice.
b. Removal of offensive or malicious content.
c. Legal action and reporting to relevant authorities.

4. Reporting Violations

If you believe someone is violating this AUP or have concerns regarding the misuse of Yellow Circle’s hosting services, please report the issue to our support team at

5. Amendments

Yellow Circle reserves the right to modify this AUP at any time. Changes will be communicated to customers through email or notification on our website. Continued use of our services after such changes constitutes acceptance of the updated AUP.

6. Contact Information

For questions or concerns related to this AUP or Yellow Circle’s hosting services, please contact us at:

– Business Address: Daisybank House, 17-19 Leek Road, Cheadle, Stoke on Trent, Staffordshire ST10 1JE
– Email:
– Phone: 01782 279203