All subscription plans include Bandwidth, Builds, and Serverless Function Execution subject to this Fair Use policy. Below is a rule-of-thumb for determining which projects fall within our definition of "Fair Use" and which do not.

Examples of Fair Use

  • Jamstack sites and apps
  • Frontends
  • SPAs
  • Functions that query DBs or APIs
  • Blogs, e-commerce, marketing

Never Fair Use

  • Proxies and VPNs
  • Media hosting for hot-linking
  • Scrapers
  • Crypto Mining
  • CPU-intensive APIs (e.g.: Machine Learning)
  • Load Testing

Usage Guidelines

As a guideline for our community, we expect most users to fall within the below ranges for each plan. We will notify you if your usage is an outlier. Our goal is to be as permissive as possible while not allowing an unreasonable burden on our infrastructure. Where possible, we'll reach out to you ahead of any action we take to address unreasonable usage and work with you to correct it.

Typical Monthly Usage Guidelines


Hobby
Pro
Bandwidth
Up to 100 GB
Up to 1 TB
Serverless Function Execution
Up to 100 GB-Hrs
Up to 1000 GB-Hrs
Build Execution
Up to 100 Hrs
Up to 400 Hrs
Image Optimization Source Images
Up to 1000 Images
Up to 5000 Images
Note: If your project is likely to exceed these limits, please contact Vercel Support to discuss an increase.

Commercial Usage

Hobby accounts are restricted to non-commercial personal use only. All commercial usage of the platform requires either a Pro or Enterprise plan.

Commercial usage is defined as any Deployment that is used for the purpose of financial gain. Examples of this include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Any method of requesting or processing payment from visitors of the site.
  • Advertising the sale of a product or service.
  • Affiliate linking as the primary purpose of the site.
Note: Asking for Donations does not fall under commercial usage.

If you are unsure whether or not your site would be defined as commercial usage, please contact the Vercel Support team.

General Limits

Take a look at our Limits documentation for the limits we apply to all accounts.

Learn More

For further information regarding this policy and acceptable use of our Services, please refer to our Terms of Service or your Enterprise Service Agreement.


Last Edited on May 28th 2021