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Terms Of Service (TOS)

All users of ihostasp.net services, and all customers upon signing up for ihostasp.net services, agree to comply with ihostasp.net Terms of Use ("TOS"). The spirit of the TOS is to ensure customers are using ihostasp.net services with due regard to the rights of other Internet users and in conformity with the requirements of ihostasp.net network environment. The TOS are not exhaustive and IHOST, LLC reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any provision of its TOS at any time without notice, effective upon either the posting of the modified TOS to www.ihostasp.net or notification of the modified TOS. Any complaints about a customer's violation of the TOS should be sent to abuse@ihostasp.net. The TOS supersedes any other agreement with IHOST, LLC, whether written, oral, by conduct, or otherwise.



  1. Web Hosting & Ecommerce Customer Restrictions
  2. Dedicated Server Customer Restrictions
  3. Customer Terms of Use
  4. Customer Billing Policy


A. Web Hosting & Ecommerce Customer Restrictions


The following Terms of Use apply only to IHOST, LLC Web Hosting and Ecommerce customers, and supplement the terms in sections C and D that apply to all IHOST, LLC customers:


Server Resources
Any Web site that uses a high amount of server resources (such as, but not limited to, CPU time, memory usage, and network resources) will be given the option to either pay additional fees (which will depend on the resources required), reduce the resources used to an acceptable level, or upgrade its service to a Dedicated Server plan. IHOST, LLC will be the sole arbiter of what is considered to be a high server usage level. All Web Hosting and Ecommerce accounts come with a limit of 5,000 files per account. Each block of 5,000 files after the initial 5,000 will incur an additional charge of US$9.95/month. Any Web Hosting and Ecommerce account deemed to be adversely affecting server performance or network integrity will be shut down without prior notice.



Spamming
Sending unsolicited bulk and/or commercial messages over the Internet (known as "spamming") is prohibited, regardless of whether or not it overloads a server or disrupts service to IHOST, LLC customers. The term "spamming" also includes, but is not limited to, maintaining an open SMTP policy, engaging in spamming using the service of another ISP or IPP and referencing in the spam a Web site hosted on a IHOST, LLC server, and selling or distributing software (on a Web site residing on a IHOST, LLC server) that facilitates spamming. Violators will be assessed a minimum fine of $200 and will face immediate suspension. IHOST, LLC reserves the right to determine, in its sole and absolute discretion, what constitutes a violation of this provision.



Scripts
Any scripts that pose a potential security risk or are deemed to be adversely affecting server performance or network integrity will be shut down or will be automatically removed without prior notice. IHOST, LLC does not permit CGI script sharing with domains not hosted by IHOST, LLC or any scripts that may be abused for UCE purposes.



Chat Rooms
IHOST, LLC does not allow Web Hosting and Ecommerce customers to install their own chat rooms. Chat rooms tend to require significant system resources and therefore cannot be permitted as an account option. However, for a small charge, IHOST, LLC provides Java chat rooms that meet most users' needs and run without hindering system performance.



Background Running Programs and Cron Jobs
IHOST, LLC may allow programs to run in the background. These programs will be considered on an individual basis and Web Hosting and Ecommerce customers will incur extra charges based on system resources used and operational maintenance needed. If you wish to run background programs please contact IHOST, LLC at upport@IHOST, LLC so that we can arrange set-up.



IRC
IHOST, LLC does not allow IRC or IRC bots to be operated by Web Hosting and Ecommerce customers.



Software Distribution
IHOST, LLC Web Hosting and Ecommerce accounts are not configured for the purposes of distributing software and/or multimedia products. If you wish to distribute software and/or multimedia files, please contact sales@IHOST, LLC to make special arrangements.



Multimedia Files
Multimedia files are defined as any graphics, audio, and video files. IHOST, LLC Web Hosting and Ecommerce accounts are not to be used for the purposes of distributing and storing unusual amounts of multimedia files. Any Web site whose disk space usage for storing multimedia files exceeds 70% of its total usage, in terms of total size or number of files, will be considered to be using an unusual amount of multimedia files.



Databases
Any database stored on IHOST, LLC Web Hosting and Ecommerce servers will be limited in size to 10% of the total disk space allotted for that particular domain's plan/web hosting account.





B. Dedicated Server Customer Restrictions


The following Terms of Use apply only to IHOST, LLC Dedicated Server customers, and supplement the terms in sections C and D that apply to all IHOST, LLC customers:



Customer Security Responsibilities
The customer is solely responsible for any breaches of security affecting servers under customer control. If a customer's server is involved in an attack on another server or system, it will be shut down and an immediate investigation will be launched to determine the cause/source of the attack. In such event, the customer is responsible for the cost to rectify any damage done to the customer's server and any other requirement affected by the security breach.



IRC
IHOST, LLC allows Dedicated Server customers the use of IRC inside the IHOST, LLC network as long as the use of IRC on a IHOST, LLC server does not violate any of the other terms of these TOS. As a policy, IHOST, LLC will not provide vanity IRC reverse DNS records. To enforce this policy IHOST, LLC does not turn the reverse address of IPs over to the customer. Authority over this information remains with IHOST, LLC.



Billing for Network Resources
The customer understands that the customer is responsible for paying for any network resources that are used to connect the customer's server to the Internet. The customer may request that the customer's server be disconnected from the Internet, but the customer will still be responsible for paying for any network resources used up to the point of suspension or cancellation.





C. Customer Terms of Use


The following Terms of Use apply to ALL IHOST, LLC customers:


IHOST, LLC services include, but are not limited to:
any act of preparing, setting up, connecting, maintaining, terminating, or reconnecting customers' account (including all billing data and the space on the particular Web server that IHOST, LLC provides to customers); any use by customers, or any access provided to customers by IHOST, LLC, of computing, telecommunications, software, information, hardware, and equipment; any act, or provision of any service, by IHOST, LLC to customers, related to Web hosting and domain name registrations (including server usage and technical support), regardless of duration and whether paid for or not; any provision by IHOST, LLC to customers, of any space, Internet connectivity, or electrical power; any access or use related to the IHOST, LLC Web site, including the Web site itself; any other service mentioned in the TOS; any other service provided by IHOST, LLC to customers, whether used or not; any other IHOST, LLC services that are used by customers, whether offered or provided by IHOST, LLC to customers.



Ownership of Web Site
The legal owner of customers' Web sites and accounts with IHOST, LLC will be the individual or organization whose name is listed in IHOST, LLC database as the owner. Customers will fully cooperate with and abide by any and all of IHOST, LLC security measures and procedures in the event of any dispute over ownership of customers' Web sites and accounts with IHOST, LLC.



Illegal Use
IHOST, LLC servers may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or distribution of any information, data, or material in violation of any applicable law or regulation, or that may directly facilitate the violation of any particular law or regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material; trademarks; trade secrets or other intellectual property rights used without proper authorization; material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws. Additionally, in purchasing IHOST, LLC services, all IHOST, LLC customers certify that they and/or the organization they represent in procuring services from IHOST, LLC are not, nor have been designated, a suspected terrorist as defined in Executive Order 13224; are not owned or controlled by a 'suspected terrorist' as defined in Executive Order 13224; and are not on, are not a member of, related to, associated with, or controlled by any organizations on the list contained in the Annex to Executive Order 13224 and all updates thereto.



Spamming
Sending unsolicited bulk and/or commercial messages over the Internet (known as "spamming") is prohibited, regardless of whether or not it overloads a server or disrupts service to IHOST, LLC customers. The term "spamming" also includes, but is not limited to, maintaining an open SMTP policy, engaging in spamming using the service of another ISP or IPP and referencing in the spam a Web site hosted on a IHOST, LLC server, and selling or distributing software (on a Web site residing on a IHOST, LLC server) that facilitates spamming. Violators will be assessed a minimum fine of US$200 and will face immediate suspension. IHOST, LLC reserves the right to determine, in its sole and absolute discretion, what constitutes a violation of this provision.



System and Network Abuse
Violations of system or network security are prohibited and may result in criminal and civil liability. Examples of system or network security violations include, without limitation the following: unauthorized access to or use of data, systems or networks, including any attempt to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without express authorization of the owner of the system or network; interference with service to any user, host or network including, without limitation, mail bombing, flooding, deliberate attempts to overload a system and broadcast attacks; forging of any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in an email or a newsgroup posting.



Viruses and Other Destructive Activities
Use of IHOST, LLC services or equipment for creating or sending Internet viruses, worms or Trojan horses, or for pinging, flooding or mail bombing, or engaging in denial of service attacks is prohibited. It is also prohibited for any customer to engage in other activity that is intended to disrupt or interfere with, or that results in the disruption of or interference with, the ability of others to effectively use IHOST, LLC services and equipment (or any connected network, system, service or equipment) or conduct their business over the Internet.



Copyright Violations
The Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") sets forth the law regarding the use of copyrighted materials on the Internet. All IHOST, LLC customers are subject to the requirements of the DMCA. Individuals or entities submitting notifications of copyright infringement by a IHOST, LLC customer (per the DMCA) to IHOST, LLC must follow the below procedures. Copyright infringement notifications submitted to IHOST, LLC according to these procedures will be processed within 21 days of receipt. Customers who are the subject of a DMCA notification that meets the below criteria may be subject to account termination at IHOST, LLC sole discretion.



DMCA Copyright Infringement Notification Requirements

  1. Signature of the copyright owner or a person authorized to act on the copyright owner's behalf (the "Claimant").
  2. Identification of the copyrighted work(s) claimed to have been infringed.
  3. Identification of the material claimed to infringe the copyright(s), and enough information for IHOST, LLC to locate it including URLs and specific descriptions of the infringing material at each URL.
  4. The Claimant's name, address, and telephone number(s).
  5. A statement that the Claimant has a good faith belief that use of the disputed material is not authorized by the copyright owner or his agent.
  6. A statement that the Claimant has a good faith belief that use of the disputed material is not authorized by the copyright owner or his agent.
  7. A statement, under penalty of perjury, that the information in the notification of copyright infringement is accurate and that the Claimant is authorized to act on behalf of the copyright owner.

Mail the notification to:
IHOST, LLC
DMCA Complaints
684 Avon Belden Rd.
Suite A
Avon Lake, OH 44012



Child Pornography
The use of IHOST, LLC services to store, post, display, transmit, advertise or otherwise make available child pornography is prohibited. IHOST, LLC is required by law, and will, notify law enforcement agencies when it becomes aware of the presence of child pornography on, or being transmitted through, its services.



Privacy
IHOST, LLC is concerned with the privacy of on-line communications and Web sites. In general, the Internet is neither more nor less secure than other means of communication, including mail, facsimile, and voice telephone service, all of which can be intercepted and otherwise compromised. As a matter of prudence, however, IHOST, LLC urges its customers to assume that all of their on-line communications are insecure. IHOST, LLC cannot take any responsibility for the security of information transmitted over IHOST, LLC facilities.



Customer Responsibility
Customers are required to use the IHOST, LLC network responsibly. This includes respecting the other customers of IHOST, LLC. IHOST, LLC reserves the right to suspend and/or cancel service with any customer who uses the IHOST, LLC network in such a way that adversely affects other IHOST, LLC customers. While IHOST, LLC may monitor its service electronically to determine that its facilities are operating satisfactorily, as a general practice, IHOST, LLC does not monitor its customers' communications or activities to determine whether they are in compliance with the TOS. However, when IHOST, LLC becomes aware of any violation of the TOS or other user agreements, IHOST, LLC may take any action to stop or correct such violation, including, but not limited to, denying access to IHOST, LLC services and equipment or to the Internet. In addition, IHOST, LLC may take action against a customer or a customer of such customer because of the activities of such customer. IHOST, LLC anticipates that customers who offer Internet services will cooperate with IHOST, LLC in any corrective or preventive action that IHOST, LLC deems necessary. Failure to cooperate with such corrective or preventive measures is a violation of IHOST, LLC policy and IHOST, LLC reserves the right to take any such action even though such action may affect other customers of the IHOST, LLC customer.



Actions Taken by IHOST, LLC
The failure by a customer to meet or follow any of the TOS is grounds for account deactivation. IHOST, LLC will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of the TOS. IHOST, LLC reserves the right to remove any account without prior notice and to refuse service to anyone at any time. When IHOST, LLC becomes aware of an alleged violation of its TOS, IHOST, LLC will initiate an investigation. During the investigation, IHOST, LLC may restrict a customer's access in order to prevent further potentially unauthorized activity. Depending on the severity of the violation, IHOST, LLC may, at its sole discretion, restrict, suspend, or terminate a customer's Web hosting account and/or pursue other civil remedies. If such violation is a criminal offense, IHOST, LLC will notify the appropriate law enforcement authorities of such violation. An unlisted activity may also be a violation of the TOS if it is illegal, irresponsible, or constitutes disruptive use of the Internet. IHOST, LLC does not issue credits for outages incurred through service disablement resulting from TOS violations. Violators of the policy are responsible, without limitations, for the cost of labor to rectify any damage done to the operation of the network and business operations supported by the network, and to respond to complaints incurred by IHOST, LLC.



Indemnification
IHOST, LLC customers agree to protect, defend, hold harmless, and indemnify IHOST, LLC, any third party entity related to IHOST, LLC (including, without limitation, third party vendors), and IHOST, LLC executives, directors, officers, attorneys, managers, employees, consultants, contractors, agents, parent companies, subsidiaries, and co-subsidiaries with the same parent company as IHOST, LLC, from and against any and all liabilities, losses, costs, judgments, damages, claims, or causes of actions, including, without limitation, any and all legal fees and expenses, arising out of or resulting in any from the customer's use of IHOST, LLC services.



Disclaimer
The IHOST, LLC service is provided on an as is, as available basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. IHOST, LLC expressly disclaims any representation or warranty that the IHOST, LLC service will be error-free, secure or uninterrupted. No oral advice or written information given by IHOST, LLC, its employees, licensors or the like, will create a warranty; nor may you rely on any such information or advice. IHOST, LLC and its partners and suppliers will not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any transaction or use of the service.



Termination for Bankruptcy or Insolvency
If a customer becomes insolvent or any bankruptcy petition is filed by the customer, or any third party against the customer, IHOST, LLC may immediately terminate provision of IHOST, LLC services to the customer without prior notice or penalty. Such customer consents to the grant of relief from any automatic stay of proceedings against IHOST, LLC in such event.



LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT, AND UNDER NO THEORY OF LAW OR EQUITY, WILL IHOST, LLC (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, IHOST, LLC EXECUTIVES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, ATTORNEYS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, CO-SUBSIDIARIES WITH THE SAME PARENT COMPANY AS IHOST, LLC, AFFILIATES, THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS, MERCHANTS, LICENSORS, OR THE LIKE) OR ANYONE ELSE INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DISTRIBUTING IHOST, LLC SERVICES, BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OF A DOMAIN NAME, OR ANY BUSINESS OR PERSONAL LOSS, REVENUES DECREASE, EXPENSES INCREASE, COSTS OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS AND/OR IHOST, LLC SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER, OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF, OR ANY INABILITY TO USE, ANY IHOST, LLC SERVICES EVEN IF IHOST, LLC HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IHOST, LLC TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY, IF ANY, TO CUSTOMER, OR ANY THIRD PARTY, FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, RELATED TO THE TOS OR IHOST, LLC SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE FROM ANY NEGLIGENCE, ANY ACT OR OMISSION BY IHOST, LLC OR IHOST, LLC REPRESENTATIVES, OR UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY OF LAW OR EQUITY, WILL BE LIMITED TO, AND WILL NOT EXCEED, THE ACTUAL DOLLAR AMOUNT PAID BY THE CUSTOMER FOR THE SERVICES WHICH GAVE RISE TO SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTIONS DURING THE 3-MONTH PERIOD PRIOR TO THE DATE THE DAMAGE OR LOSS OCCURRED OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE.



Modifications
IHOST, LLC may discontinue, upgrade, replace, modify, or change in any way, without limitation, any software, application, program, data, hardware, equipment, or portions or components thereof, used to provide customers with IHOST, LLC services. Certain changes to IHOST, LLC services may affect the operation of customers' personalized applications and content. Each customer is solely responsible, and IHOST, LLC is not liable, for any and all such personalized applications and content, except as expressly agreed to by IHOST, LLC.



Backup of Data
Except where IHOST, LLC has expressly agreed in writing to the contrary, customers are solely and entirely responsible, and IHOST, LLC is in NO way responsible, for the management and backup of all customer data, and all updates, upgrades, and patches to any software that customers use in connection with IHOST, LLC services. However IHOST, LLC does maintain daily backups as part of disaster recovery policy.



Third Party Licenses
IHOST, LLC makes a reasonable effort to provide customers with technologies, developments, and innovations (collectively "Technologies"), part of which may be licensed, or co-branded, from or by, third party entities. However, IHOST, LLC makes NO warranty of any kind, either express or implied, regarding the quality, accuracy, reliability, validity, or continued existence of any or all aspects of such Technologies. Moreover, IHOST, LLC specifically disclaims all warranties of merchantability and and fitness for a particular purpose for such Technologies. Furthermore, no customer will hold IHOST, LLC liable in any way for the revocation of any license, which has been licensed to IHOST, LLC. The use of the Technologies obtained from or through IHOST, LLC, or any other referred third party, whether directly or indirectly, is at the sole risk of customers.



Non-ihostasp.net Products
Any mention of non-ihostasp.net products by IHOST, LLC, its employees, or any third party entity related to IHOST, LLC is for information purposes only and does not constitute an endorsement or recommendation by IHOST, LLC. IHOST, LLC disclaims any and all liabilities for any representation or warranty made by the vendors of such non-ihostasp.net products or services.



Intellectual Property
Customers will not, without IHOST, LLC express written consent, copy, reproduce, republish, or otherwise use any material, in whole or in part, that is located on IHOST, LLC Web site, and customers will not use any of IHOST, LLC trademarks, service marks, copyrighted materials, or other intellectual property without IHOST, LLC express written consent. Customers will not, in any way, misrepresent their relationship with IHOST, LLC, attempt to pass themselves off as IHOST, LLC, or claim that customers are IHOST, LLC.



Assignment
Customers may not assign or delegate their rights or obligations under the TOS or other agreement for IHOST, LLC services, either in whole or in part, without the prior written consent of IHOST, LLC.



Minimum Age Requirement
IHOST, LLC customers must be at least 18 years of age. Any individual under the age of 18 years ("Minor") must have a parent or guardian accept the TOS in order for the Minor to become an IHOST, LLC customer. A parent or guardian who accepts the TOS on behalf of a Minor will be primarily liable for ensuring complete and proper compliance with the TOS, including the timely and full payment of the charges for IHOST, LLC services, and such primary liability will continue even when the Minor has attained the age of 18, unless the parent or guardian obtains IHOST, LLC express written consent to the contrary. Any acceptance of the TOS or any other agreement for IHOST, LLC services will be deemed null and void to the extent that IHOST, LLC will not be liable in any way as a result of the Minor's age or legal incapacity or the Minor's use of IHOST, LLC services.



Governing Law and Severability
The TOS, and any other agreement for IHOST, LLC services, will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Ohio, USA without reference to its conflicts of laws principles. Any litigation or arbitration between a customer and IHOST, LLC will take place in Ohio, and the customer will consent to personal jurisdiction and venue in that jurisdiction. If any provision or portion of the TOS or other IHOST, LLC agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of the TOS or the agreement will continue in full force and effect.



Force Majeure
IHOST, LLC will not be liable for delays in its performance of the TOS or IHOST, LLC services caused by circumstances beyond IHOST, LLC reasonable control, including acts of God, wars, insurrection, civil commotions, riots, national disasters, earthquakes, strikes, fires, floods, water damage, explosions, shortages of labor or materials, labor disputes, transportation problems, accidents, embargoes, or governmental restrictions (collectively "Force Majeure"). IHOST, LLC will make reasonable efforts to reduce to a minimum and mitigate the effect of any Force Majeure. Notwithstanding anything contained elsewhere herein, lack of finances will not be considered an event of Force Majeure nor will any event of Force Majeure suspend any obligation of customers for the payment of money due.Waiver and AmendmentAny waiver, modification, or amendment of any provision of the TOS or other agreement for IHOST, LLC services, initiated by a customer, will be effective only if accepted in writing and signed by an authorized representative of IHOST, LLC.



Independent Contractors
Nothing in this Agreement will be construed as creating a partnership or relationship of employer and employee, principal and agent, partnership or joint venture between IHOST, LLC and its customers. Each of IHOST, LLC and its customers will be deemed an independent contractor at all times and will have no right or authority to assume or create any obligation on behalf of the other, except as may be expressly provided herein.



Construction and Interpretation
Wherever in this TOS the masculine, feminine, or neuter gender is used, it will be construed as including all genders, and wherever the singular is used, it will be deemed to include the plural and vice versa, where the context so requires. The division of the TOS into sections/paragraphs, and the insertion of headings/captions, are for convenience of reference only and will not affect the construction or interpretation of the TOS. Any rule of construction to the effect that any ambiguity is to be resolved against the drafting party will not be applicable in the construction or interpretation of the TOS.



Complete Agreement and Exclusivity
The TOS, and/or any other specific agreement for IHOST, LLC services, constitutes the complete understanding and agreement between IHOST, LLC and its customers. Except when expressly agreed to the contrary in signed writing by an authorized representative of IHOST, LLC, the TOS supersedes any other written (including digitized/computerized) agreement, oral agreement, and/or agreement by conduct. This TOS, and/or any other specific agreement for IHOST, LLC services is between IHOST, LLC and its customers only and will not confer any rights in any third party except as otherwise expressly provided by IHOST, LLC.




D. Customer Billing Policy


The following Terms of Use constitute IHOST, LLC Billing Policy and apply to ALL IHOST, LLC customers:



Payments
All charges are shown in US Dollars. Payments are to be made in US dollars. IHOST, LLC accepts the following types of payment:
Check or Money Order
Credit Card (VISA, MasterCard, American Express, Discover)
Bank WireTransfer
PayPal


All payments are due on the Account Statement Date. The Account Statement Date is the monthly anniversary of the date the account was activated. If you provide IHOST, LLC your credit card information, you authorize IHOST, LLC to automatically charge your credit or debit card for charges that apply to your account. Recurring charges will be posted to your credit card until such time that you cancel your account in accordance with IHOST, LLC Billing Policy in the TOS. Charges subsequent to your initial order will accumulate in your account until such charges exceed $9.95. IHOST, LLC will then automatically charge your credit card on the next Account Statement Date. You are responsible for directly updating, or notifying IHOST, LLC, of any changes to your credit card (including, but not limited to card number, expiration date, billing address, or card status).
Customers not paying by credit card agree to make payment of their balance due within ten (10) days of the Account Statement Date.
Accounts that are thirty (15) days past due will be automatically suspended. All past due and unpaid balances are subject to collection. In the event of collection, you will be liable for costs of collection including attorney's fees, court costs, and collection agency fees.



Billing Cycles (Terms)
IHOST, LLC offers three Billing Cycles (terms) for hosting charges: Monthly, Quarterly (3 months) and Yearly (12 months). The Billing Cycle begins on the Plan Activation Date. Resellers are limited to the monthly Billing Cycle for all of their charges. Non-credit card payment methods are limited to Annual or Quarterly Billing Cycles.
You may elect to change your Billing Cycle at any time; however, the new Billing Cycle will only take effect at the time of the next plan renewal.
All additional features added to an account are charged monthly. Additional items are non-refundable.



Account Renewals
In order to insure uninterrupted service to your website, all plans will automatically renew at the end of the plan's Billing Cycle. Plan renewal charges are based on the prevailing rate on the date of renewal according to the service selected. Plans are renewed for the same billing cycle. If you wish to cancel your plan before plan renewal, please refer to the Cancellation section below.



Statements
IHOST, LLC does not mail paper invoices or statements. Statements can be viewed and printed through Helm control panel. Customers may elect to receive their monthly account billing statement via email.




Fees


Returned (NSF) Checks
IHOST, LLC charges a $25.00 fee for returned (NSF) checks. Customers that issue an NSF check will be required to submit future payments with a certified check or money order.



Credit Card Chargebacks
A $25.00 chargeback fee will be assessed for each credit card chargeback received by IHOST, LLC.



Bank Wire Payments
IHOST, LLC does NOT charge fees for accepting payment via bank wire, however, international wire transfers may be assessed a $20.00USD processing fee by an intermediary bank. In addition, your issuing bank may also charge a fee for sending the wire. Please add these fees to the amount that you are sending to IHOST, LLC or the amount credited to your account will be less than your intended payment.



Reactivation Customers that wish to reactivate a closed account will be assessed a $19.95 reactivation fee. A $99.95 fee will be assessed if IHOST, LLC restores your data files to your reactivated account.



Hosting Plan Changes
Customers electing to change to a lower priced hosting plan on the same platform will be charged a $19.95 downgrade fee. There is no upgrade fee for upgrading to a higher priced plan, however, you will be charged any difference between the setup fee applicable to your new and former plans.



 

Cancellations
Hosting plans will automatically renew until a plan is cancelled. In order to cancel service, you must raise the support ticket or contact IHOST, LLC billing department. Please be aware that there are no pro-rated refunds after the first 30 days of service.
Cancellation requests must be received by IHOST, LLC a minimum of thirty (30) days prior to the end of your Billing cycle for dedicated server plans and a minimum of ten (10) days prior to the end of your billing cycle for all other plans. Cancellations submitted later than this time may result in automatic renewal of your hosting plan. Cancellations become effective on the day processed by IHOST, LLC. IHOST, LLC is unable to cancel your account effective for a future date. IHOST, LLC will confirm the cancellation request when it is processed. If you do not receive a confirmation, please contact IHOST, LLC as soon as possible.
IHOST, LLC does not monitor, and will not automatically cancel, plans for problems related to domain name transfers, non-usage, Internic, your ISP, or any other secondary issues not directly related to IHOST, LLC services. Cancellation of services does not relieve the customer from paying any outstanding balance owed on the account. IHOST, LLC reserves the right to cancel any account, at any time, without notice, for any reason IHOST, LLC considers appropriate.



30-Day Money Back Guarantee
Each of IHOST, LLC shared hosting plans carries a 30-day unconditional money back guarantee. If you are not completely satisfied with our services or support within the first 30 days, you will be given a full refund of the fees paid in advance (excluding setup fees) upon plan cancellation. The following services do not qualify for the 30 Day Money Back Guarantee: additional items and services; domain name registration; dedicated servers; items and services ordered through the reseller program; domain parking plus; and overage fees.



Refund Policy
Refunds are only available in accordance with the 30 Day Money Back Guarantee. Refunds will be provided in the same payment method of the original payment. There are no refunds offered or promised after 30 days.



Credit Card Disputes/Chargebacks
IHOST, LLC has a zero tolerance policy for chargebacks. Any customer who disputes a credit card payment is subject to a fine, suspension and account termination at IHOST, LLC discretion. A charge of $25.00 per chargeback will be assessed to all accounts that receive a chargeback.



Billing/Price Changes
IHOST, LLC policies and prices are subject to change without notice. Any price changes become effective in the next billing cycle.



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