RATELIMITED - Terms of Service

RATELIMITED Terms and Conditions

Last updated on January 17th, 2019


These Terms & Conditions are a legally binding agreement with RATELIMITED.

Violation of these Terms & Conditions may result in an account termination.

We withold the rights to changing these terms of service at any time without notice.

1. General Terms

By signing up to RATELIMITED you agree to these terms.

RATELIMITED offers file hosting for any filetype. Be that an exe, a png, a tiff, or anything. We have a list of items that are banned from being uploaded, for that list please refer to section 3.

2. Ownership and License

By uploading a file to RATELIMITED, you grant us an unrestricted, unconditional, unlimited, irrevocable, perpetual, non-exclusive, transferable, royalty-free, fully-paid, worldwide right and license to host, use, copy, reproduce, disclose, sell, resell, publish, broadcast, retitle, archive, store, cache, publicly perform, publicly display, reformat, translate, transmit, excerpt (in whole or in part) and distribute such Contributions (including, without limitation, your image and voice) for any purpose, commercial, advertising, or otherwise, to prepare derivative works of, or incorporate into other works, such Contributions, and to grant and authorize sublicenses of the foregoing. The use and distribution may occur in any media formats and through any media channels. Such use and distribution license will apply to any form, media, or technology now known or hereafter developed, and includes our use of your name, company name, and franchise name, as applicable, and any of the trademarks, service marks, trade names and logos, personal and commercial images you provide.

In layman's terms, You allow us to redistribute the file, and use it however we want. You keep the rights.

3. Forbidden Items

To keep our service afloat, we have a list of items that are forbidden from being uploaded. Let's get into it;

4. Your Account

By signing up to RATELIMITED's beta and requesting an API key, you agree to have your e-mail and username shared with our sign-up review team.

That data is kept confidential, and will not be shared outside of RATELIMITED.

You also agree that you allow us to terminate your account, with or without reason.

Notice: When requested by authorities, we will provide details such as IP logs, file upload logs, usernames, e-mail addresses, and the rest.

If you are under the age of 13, you are not allowed to sign up to RATELIMITED. If we receive a report of an underage user, we will investigate and take proper action.

5. No Warranties

Our service is provided without any kind of warranty.

We cannot guarantee 99-100% Uptime, and we do not.

We take database backups every 10 minutes, and as of currently, do not take file backups.

We also do not guarantee that files will be retained forever. We retain the right to delete any file we decide upon.

We also do not guarantee that any specific domain will be retained.


We treat user data with utter confidentiality, and all our backups are GPG-encrypted with a password, gzipped, then uploaded to Google Drive.

After that, Google's Terms of Service & Privacy Policy apply.

Our database is inaccessible from outside the server, and is protected using a randomized password. Fail2Ban is present on our server.