POLICY AND SERVICE GUIDELINES (ToS - Terms of Service)
TdotHost.com provides web hosting to many different clients, therefore we have
the responsibility to protect each of our clients and their interests and to
provide the best services available. The following guidelines were designed to
ensure that these obligations are met.
FURTHERMORE, these Policies, Guidelines, and Disclaimer are intended for all
domains residing on TdotHost.com servers or affiliates.
All services provided by TdotHost.com may be used for lawful purposes
only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or
material in violation of any United States Federal, State or City law is
prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material
we judge to be threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secret and
other statute. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless TdotHost.com
from any claims resulting from the use of the service which damages the
subscriber or any other party.
Prohibited are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content
that may be damaging to TdotHost.com servers or any other server on the
internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.
and sex-related web hosting of any kind is prohibited on all TdotHost.com
servers. This includes sites that may infer sexual content, or links to adult
content elsewhere. TdotHost.com will be the sole arbiter in determining
violations of this provision.
We also do not allow sites with political or religious content as 'hate sites',
or sites that propagate political or religious activity against any specific
religion or race or country.
Examples of unacceptable content or links or usage:
Pirated (cracked) software.
Hacker programs or archives.
Warez or any Warez related sites.
Copyrighted Material (e.g. MP3's) or any kind copyright infringement.
Any Site that consumes more than 5% of system resources
Following are a list of sites that will often require more than 5% of our
systems resources: Multiple domains residing at a single IP address, domains
with archives or galleries, (i.e. .gif, .jpg, .exe, .zip, .tar, etc.), and
domain accounts offering download files.
We are not saying that your web site cannot contain such files as scripts (just
one example), however if at any time they consume 5% or more of our systems
resources you might be contacted to resolve the problem or if an emergency -
your account would be disabled.
Your account at tdothost is a web-hosting account,
not file backup sharing/hosting. This means you can host web pages and content
related to your webpages.
You may not use the service to backup sites/your hard drive etc. If you need to back up web sites, you may do so via cpanel, but we ask for your cooperation and download them to your local PC then delete them from our server in a timely fashion.
TdotHost.com will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of
All account plans come with a predetermined amount of traffic allowance. Your
account will be suspended automatically by our systems in the case of that the
traffic limit has been reached. This is a) to protect you in case a 3rd party is
mis-using your account without proper permission (eg. somebody hacked your
account) and b) to protect us as we are responsible for paying the increased
amount of bandwidth to our wholesaler.
Commercial Advertising - Email:
Spamming, or the sending of unsolicited email, from an TdotHost.com server or
using an email address or domain that is maintained on an TdotHost.com machine
as reference is STRICTLY prohibited. Selling software or services related to
email advertising is prohibited, too. TdotHost.com will be the sole arbiter as
to what constitutes a violation of this provision.
Software (specially popular Open Source) must be frequently updated and patched or it will be exploited. You are responsible to check and upgrade your software to the latest version. Accounts with outdated software installations that cause exploits, will be suspended until the account owner is willing to upgrade their software to the latest version.
We do not allow clients to install their own chat rooms. These tend to be a
large drain on system resources and we cannot allow it as an account option. You
can use the chat rooms provided through our control panel.
We currently do not allow IRC or IRC bots to be operated on our servers.
You will be allowed to install any kind of Forums software. However - many cgi-based
applications may use more system resources than like PHP based software. We
recommend the use of applications like phpBB or vBulletin forum software. If
necessary we will require you to shut down the forum or move to a dedicated
Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server, or customer, of TdotHost.com
is strictly prohibited.
Refusal of Service:
We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service at our sole
discretion and with no further justification.
All Sub-Networks, distributive hosting sites and dedicated servers of
TdotHost.com must adhere to the above policies.
We usually send out invoices. In the event of nonpayment on the due date, as a
courtesy we will send an email notification at which point we will need to be
provided with your payment in 24 hours. If we do not receive a response within
24 hours the account will be suspended. We will charge a late fee for any
account past due 7 days and over. If the account is past due over a month, we
reserve the right to delete the entire account.
Any account deactivated due to non-payment will be suspended and we will require
a reactivation fee of $10.00 to be paid prior to reactivating the account.
We DO NOT refund partial monthly fees to accounts canceling after their 7 day
initial account activation period. Therefore only prepaid full monthly fees
existing on account will be refunded.
All prices are in US-Dollar. We are not responsible for any currency exchange
fees of your credit card company or your bank.
LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:
TdotHost.com shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including
incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from TdotHost.com servers
going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Furthermore,
TdotHost.com shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including
incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the corruption or deletion
of any web site from one of TdotHost.com servers. All damages shall be limited
to the immediate termination of service. All clients are advised to pull regular
backups of their sites. We cannot be held responsible for missing files, data or
lost business out of this.
You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless TdotHost.com from any and all
liability, penalties, losses, damages, costs, expenses, attorneys' fees, causes
of action or claims caused by or resulting indirectly from your use of the
service which damages either you, TdotHost.com, or any other party or parties
without limitation or exception. This indemnification and hold harmless
agreement extends to all issues associated with your account, including but not
limited to domain name selection and Web site content.
Violations of these Acceptable Uses Policies should be referred to
All complaints will be investigated promptly. Failure to follow any term or
condition will be reason for immediate account suspension.
TdotHost.com cannot be held liable for unexpected system downtime, crashes, or
data loss. We cannot be held liable for any predicted estimate of profits in
which a client would have gained if their site was functioning.
however try our best to correct any problem and follow up on any issue till
resolved. We are currently
functioning as a reseller for the web hosting services. Thus, certain equipment,
routing, software, and programming used by TdotHost.com are not directly owned
or written by TdotHost.com. We also depend on the services and terms of the
Seller of these services. If any of our ToS is (for whatever reason) out of the
ToS of the seller - the seller's ToS apply. Moreover, TdotHost.com holds no
responsibility for the use of our clients accounts. If any terms or conditions
are failed to be followed, the account in question will be automatically
deactivated. We reserve the right to remove any account without advanced notice
for any reason without restitution as TdotHost.com sees fit. We cannot be held
liable for links to other sites placed on our systems by clients - the
client/owner of a site is responsible for the content and activity of his/her
By activating your account with TdotHost.com, you agree to the above policies
and disclaimer. Upon requesting an account activation, you are required to
accept these policies, guidelines, and disclaimer and a copy of your acceptance
is forwarded along with your activation request to be maintained within your
NOTICE: If you sign up for an account and do not follow our terms, no
refunds will be given and your account, and your account will be suspended immediately without
FURTHERMORE, TdotHost.com retains the right to change any or all of the
above Policies, Guidelines, and Disclaimer without notification. We also retain
the right to increase any pricing, and make changes to our account plans without
notification. Our services may only be used for lawful purposes -- any use of
these services which violates any laws which may apply to TdotHost.com, your
local jurisdiction, or any jurisdiction that you or your site may be subject to
is strictly prohibited. You also agree that you as the person legally
responsible for all use of this account, are at least 18 years of age. If you
are under 18 years of age, you need to have parental consent in order to sign
up, and the account must be ordered by a parent or guardian, in their own name.
You agree to supply TdotHost.com with a current and truthful name, postal
address and telephone number for our records, and you have a continued
obligation to keep this information current. You also agree that you are an
authorized user of any credit card that you supply to us, and you understand and
agree that we have an obligation to fully investigate any possible fraudulent
credit card use.
Money Back Guarantee: If you do not like our service during the first 7
days and you would like to move-on to a different web hosting provider we will
refund your web hosting fees. Unfortunately we will not able to refund any setup
fees (if there are any) as this is a one-time fee to activate your account. The
guarantee is also void if you used more than 2 GB bandwidth on your account.
This is to protect TdotHost.com from people who move from web host to web host
by using similar guarantees to gain access to 'free' resources. 7 days as well
as 2 GB bandwidth should give each customer enough time to test our services and
performance of our support and of our servers. The 7 day money back guarantee
only applies to web hosting services. Domain Name Registration or web design
services or any other services we might provide are not included and not covered
under this guarantee.
If your account is found to contain illegal activity, Illegal MP3 Files,
Pirated software, hacker programs, Warez programs, or any other illegal files,
your account will be suspended immediately without any notice. Also the proper federal
(and your local) authorities will be notified of your actions.
Unless specified - none of the web hosting accounts includes the domain name
registration fees. The customer is responsible for registering his/her domain
name at the registrar of his/her own choice.
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