Terms of Services

Acceptance of Contractual Agreement:

  • Client agrees that by placing an order either by means of electronic ordering (web order form) or submitting a written contract, and receipt of such order by SCI Technologies, that you are agreeing to our TOS, AUP, SLA and PP. No Modifications of said contract by customer is allowed.
  • SCI Technologies will provide, and Customer will purchase and pay for, the Services, and service fees specified in the Order for the applicable Service Description. Customer acknowledges that the service, and service fees have been communicated to the customer, and that they are aware of all applicable charges as per contract, TOS, AUP, SLA and PP. Customer also understands that any promotional offers unless specified in contractual terms will not be applicable to their individual service.
  • In connection with any Hosting Services, if Customer's actual bandwidth usage in any month exceeds allotted amount, specified in Customer's contract, Customer will pay SCI Technologies any additional fees as specified in the Service Description within three (3) days of invoicing period. Any bandwidth overuse bill not paid within three (3) days of invoicing will be subject the server and services to suspension. SCI Technologies will not under any circumstances accept liability for a site to be shutdown due to bandwidth overuse.
  • SCI Technologies will not under any circumstances accept financial liability for sickness, stress, injury, loss of earnings, loss of data or failure of computer hardware due to using our services or incorrect/misinformed advice given by staff.

What may not be hosted on our network:

Illegally posted materials will not be tolerated on our network. These include but are not limited to:

  • Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any Indian Law is prohibited.
  • copyrighted material, trademark, intellectual property, material we judge to be threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secret and other statute without proper authorization.
  • Copyrighted Software / Media
  • Child pornography
  • Info, tools or attempts related to hacking, phreaking, phishing, anarchy, virii or spam
  • Racist/Inflamatory content

Links to such materials are also prohibited, If you find any of the above materials hosted on one of our web servers, please report to SCI Technologies.

Additionally, we reserve the right to ban the use of applications which allow the proliferation of unsolicited email from our network, or which decrease the performance of our servers thus bearing on the quality of service we may provide to other customers.

We do not allow BULK or MASS emailing, in our Starter and Business Linux hosting plans we restrict the emails to 50mails/hr (1200mails/day).

Resource Usage

User may not:

  • Use 10% or more of system resources for longer then 90 seconds. There are numerous activities that could cause such problems; these include: CGI scripts, FTP, PHP, HTTP, etc.
  • Run stand-alone, unattended server-side processes at any point in time on the server. This includes any and all daemons, such as IRCD.
  • Run any type of web spider or indexer (including Google Cash / AdSpy) on shared servers.
  • Run any software that interfaces with an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) network.
  • Run any bit torrent application, tracker, or client. Please note that you may link to torrents off server, but may not host or store them.
  • Participate in any file-sharing/peer-to-peer activities
  • Run any gaming servers such as counter-strike, half-life, battlefield1942, etc
  • Run cron entries with intervals of less than 15 minutes
  • Store files not related to domain.
  • No more than 5,000 MB allocated to music, video, or other multimedia files, including but not limited to .avi, .mp3, .mpeg, .jpg, .gif, .bmp and .png files.
  • No more than 5,000 MB allocated to any archive files and disk images files containing the complete contents and structure of a data storage medium including, but not limited to, .rar, .zip, .tar, .gzip, .iso, .nrg, .ccd, .img, .sub, and bin/.cue files.
  • No more than 1,000 MB allocated to database, dumps, backups and logs.
  • No more than 5,000 MB allocated to executable files and all other files which are the result of compiling a program including, but not limited to, .exe, .psd and .bin files.
  • No more than 5,000 MB allocated to document files and all other files which are the result of document editing including, but not limited to, .doc, .docx, .odt, .xls, .xlsx, .ods and .pdf files.
  • No backups of hard drive or any other backups to a shared hosting account which consume more than 5,000 MB of disk space.

Using a shared account as a backup/storage device is not permitted

When using PHP include functions for including a local file, include the local file rather than the URL. Instead of include("http://yourdomain.com/include.php") use include("include.php")

99.5% Uptime Guarantee

Network Uptime is the total time in a calendar month that SCI Technologies network is available through the Internet, provided that Client has established connectivity.

SCI Technologies takes responsibility for Network availability within our network, however, we cannot be held liable for upstream problems, outside of our network.

Our guarantee is that our Network will be available to clients free of Network Outages, that render 100% packet loss, 99.5% of each calendar month

Network Outages or Unscheduled Downtime is any unplanned or unscheduled interruption in Service availability during which Client is unable to access the services as described in the section titled "Network Uptime" above.

A Network Outage is defined as a period in which 100% packet loss to our network is experienced, which is determined to have been caused by a problem in scihost''s Network as confirmed by scihost. Downtime or outages are measured as the total length of time of the unplanned interruption in service availability in a calendar month.

Scheduled Downtime is any SCI Technologies scheduled interruption of Services, for the purpose of network upgrades, or replacement of any equipment in order to provide for you better service.

Scheduled downtime occurs during notified downtime periods, with as much advance warning as possible via e-mail.

SLA Network Violation Credit.

Customer can request a % refund of their monthly payment back if the server has more than 2 hour of downtime in a 30 day period.
1 hour = 10%, 2 hours = 20%, 3 hours = 30%, 24 hours = 100%.

Customer must request their refund within 24 hours of this happening.

Performance Credit exclusions:

The following are excluded from the monthly calculation of Service Availability:

  • Scheduled downtime
  • Problems outside of SCI Technologies's network (upstream providers, or client's inbound connection) not effecting 100% loss to our network
  • Interruptions or failure of individual service caused by client, their employees, client's customers, etc. to their service.

These include inaccurate configuration(s), 3rd party software, client abuse or over utilization of resources, hacked servers, attacks, exploits, server hardware failures or other users on server to cause the server to overload which may cause downtime.

We will do our best to remove such offenders immediately


SCI Technologies backup our servers and individual accounts daily however we provide a backup option in your cpanel for your own backup purpose and will not be held responsible for loss of any kind if we are unable to restore a backup from our system or from a backup file provided by you.

Please raise a support ticket to have the previous days backup restored if the need arises

Permissions :

Video/Audio streaming is not allowed on our servers. You can embed 3rd party service like YouTube for streaming.

Remote MySQL access is not granted, you can use PHPMyADMIN in your hosting control panel to manage MySQL database.
MySQL database size is limited to 500mb (Starter, Business , Professional) and 1gb (Expert, Unlimited).

Remote MS SQL access is granted to manage the database only, not for integration in non-hosted application on our server.

Recreation or change of hosting platform will be charged Rs.200 after 30 days of account activation.


Domain name can be changed in hosting account within 30days of activation only.

Hosting platform from LINUX to WINDOWS or WINDOWS to LINUX can be changed within 30days of activation only.

Domain Registration

SCI Technologies utilizes an industry standard third party Registrar for domain name registration services. Once an order is placed for a new domain name through Hosting.SCI Technologies, we register the domain for the customer through the Registrar. Domains registered in this manner are not eligible for a refund and the cost for such domains will be subtracted from any service refund from SCI Technologies.

New domains may be cancelled and receive a refund (deducting registrar fees) only within the first 24 hours after placing an order. This grace period only applies to new domain name registrations and is not applicable for domain renewals.

If you cancel your SCI Technologies service, you will retain ownership of your domain name for as long as you continue to renew the domain. You may renew the domain through SCI Technologies or transfer the domain to another registrar.

Denial of Service

We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone at any time for any reason.


The laws of the Republic of India shall govern this agreement In any event of dispute the area of Jurisdiction would be Jaipur only.

Changes to the TOS

scihost reserves the right to revise its policies at any time without notice.