Website Hosting, Email, and Domain Name Registration Policy
Web Site and Virtual Dedicated Server Service Agreement
This Web Site and Virtual Dedicated Server Service Agreement ("Agreement") is by and between GoDaddy.com, Inc. ("Go Daddy"), a/an Arizona corporation, and you, your heirs, assigns, agents and contractors ("You") and is effective as of the date of electronic execution. This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of Your use of Go Daddy's Web Site and Virtual Dedicated Server services (collectively, the "Services") and represents the entire agreement between You and Go Daddy. By using the Services, You acknowledge You have read, understand and agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, along with any new, different or additional terms, conditions or policies, including the Universal Terms of Service which Go Daddy may establish from time to time. Such Agreements may be found here.
In addition to transactions entered into by You on Your behalf, You also agree to be bound by the terms of this Agreement for transactions entered into on Your behalf by anyone acting as Your Agent, and transactions entered into by anyone who uses the account You've established with Go Daddy, whether or not the transactions were in Your behalf. You acknowledge that Go Daddy's acceptance of any application made by You for services provided by Go Daddy will take place at the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") accredited registrar's offices located in Scottsdale, Arizona, USA. In the event You are using ad-supported hosting, You further acknowledge and agree that as adequate consideration for Go Daddy providing You with the Services at no cost to You, Go Daddy shall have the right to place certain advertisements on Your web site. The advertisements shall be based upon the content of Your web site and may include, but are not limited to, advertisements of Your competitors. If You do not desire such advertisements to be placed on Your web site, then You may purchase the Services at Go Daddy's then current rates.
1. Description of Service
Go Daddy currently provides the Services to its customers for a monthly fee. Go Daddy will host Your web site on Go Daddy's servers, provided, however, You abide by the terms and conditions set forth herein and in each of Go Daddy's policies and procedures here.
License of Your Web Site Content
Go Daddy grants to You, and You accept from Go Daddy, a non-exclusive, worldwide and royalty free license to copy, display, use and transmit on and via the Internet Your web site content in connection with Go Daddy's performance or enforcement of this Agreement.
Availability of Services
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Go Daddy shall attempt to provide the Services for twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week throughout the term of this Agreement. You agree that from time to time the Services may be inaccessible or inoperable for any reason, including, without limitation:
1. equipment malfunctions;
You agree Go Daddy has no control of availability of the Services on a continuous or uninterrupted basis.
You further agree that as a normal course of its business, it may be necessary for Go Daddy to migrate its servers. As a result, even though You may have a dedicated IP, You may be assigned a different IP number. Go Daddy does not warrant that You will be able to consistently maintain Your given IP numbers.
Service Availability Guarantee
Go Daddy offers a service uptime guarantee for the Services of 99.9% ("Service Uptime") of available time. If Go Daddy fails to maintain this level of service availability, You may contact Go Daddy and request a credit of 5% of Your monthly hosting fee from Go Daddy for that month. The credit may be used only for the purchase of further products and services from Go Daddy, and is exclusive of any applicable taxes. The credit does not apply to service interruptions caused by:
1. periodic scheduled maintenance or repairs Go Daddy may
undertake from time to time;
Total Service Uptime shall be solely determined by Go Daddy and shall be calculated on a monthly basis.
Go Daddy may offer additional features and add on services, such as a FTP Backup option. You acknowledge and agree that purchasing such additional features and add on services may require additional down time to install and maintain. You further acknowledge and agree that in utilizing the FTP Backup option, You shall be subject to a maximum disk usage and bandwidth usage as identified by Go Daddy. Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement, Go Daddy shall use commercially reasonable efforts to provide FTP Backup services on a twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week basis throughout the term of this Agreement. You acknowledge and agree that from time-to-time the FTP Backup services may be inaccessible or inoperable for any reason, including without limitation:
1. equipment malfunctions;
Web Site Content
You shall be solely responsible for providing, updating, uploading and maintaining Your web site and any and all files, pages, data, works, information and/or materials on, within, displayed, linked or transmitted to, from or through Your web site, including, without limitation, trade or service marks, images, photographs, illustrations, graphics, audio clips, video clips, email or other messages, meta tags, domain names, software and text. Your web site content shall also include any registered domain names provided by You or registered on behalf of You in connection with the Services. Notwithstanding anything in this Agreement to the contrary, in the event You are using ad-supported hosting, in no event shall Your web site consist of the following: search results, registration, "thank you", error, email or chat pages, pages comprised primarily of other advertising or pages containing any of the following types of content:
1. pornographic, obscene or excessively profane content;
Websites that violate DMCA (Digital Millennium Copyright Act) and our Copyright and Trademark Dispute Policies will be taken offline immediately until the situation is resolved. Lanitech Web Design holds discretion on whether to continue to offer hosting services to the said offender.
Clients who are blacked list or reported as abusers will be required to immediately move their website hosting to another provider.
Except as may be limited by specific products or services, any SSL certificate You purchase from Go Daddy or its affiliates to use in conjunction with the Services provided by Go Daddy, is intended for its specific use as described in the Subscriber Agreement and will not be exported from the server to be used with any other web hosting service. If You are using an SSL certificate on a web site hosted by Go Daddy, Go Daddy will generate and securely store a corresponding private key.
For security reasons, at no time will Go Daddy release Your private key, even if You request. If You wish to export Your SSL certificate for use on a non- Go Daddy server, You will need to make a request to Go Daddy no earlier than thirty (30) days after Your initial SSL subscription began. After Your account with Go Daddy has been cancelled, You will have thirty (30) days to follow the Starfield Secure Certificate Registration Process and request a re-key of the SSL certificate, or Your SSL certificate will become invalid.
Information Shared with Partners
As a condition of purchasing and using the Services, You acknowledge and agree Go Daddy may provide Your personal information to their partners, as required to provide the plans for which You are purchasing.
2. Your Obligations
You acknowledge and agree Go Daddy shall have the right to seek justification in connection with Your use of the Services, specifically Your purchase of IP addresses, and You shall be obligated to provide any and all information reasonably sought by Go Daddy pursuant to such justification. You acknowledge and agree You are required to begin using at least ninety percent (90%) of Your purchased IP addresses within thirty (30) days of assignment of such IP addresses to You. In the event You do not begin using at least ninety percent (90%) of Your assigned IP addresses, You acknowledge and agree Go Daddy shall have the right to reclaim any unused IP addresses after the expiration of such thirty (30) day period. In connection with such purchase, You acknowledge and agree that Your name and justification may be disclosed to certain registries, including, but not limited to, the American Registry of Internet Numbers, in accordance with policies promulgated by any and all such registries and such information may be displayed publicly on the Whois database.
Upon the expiration of Your initial hosting service term, Your hosting service shall automatically renew for the same period of time and Your payment method shall be charged for the renewal term on the renewal date. You acknowledge and agree that in the event You do not desire to automatically renew Your hosting services for the same period of time, it is Your responsibility and obligation to access Your Account Manager and manually turn off the default renewal and Your failure to access Your Account Manager and manually select to renew on a month-to-month basis shall be deemed acceptance of the renewal term.
You represent and warrant to Go Daddy that:
1. Your Content does not and shall not contain any content,
materials, data, work, trade or service mark, trade name, link,
advertising or services that actually or potentially violate any
applicable law or regulation;
You also warrant that the web site being hosted by Go Daddy will not be used in connection with any illegal activity. If You are hosting Your web site on Go Daddy's servers, You are responsible for ensuring there is no excessive overloading on Go Daddy's DNS or servers. In the event You exceed Your allotted bandwidth, compute cycles or disk space and thereby overload Go Daddy's DNS or servers, You shall be assessed any and all fees, costs and penalties associated with such overloading. You may not use Go Daddy's servers and Your web site as a source, intermediary, reply to address, or destination address for mail bombs, Internet packet flooding, packet corruption, denial of service, or other abusive activities. Server hacking or other perpetration of security breaches is prohibited and Go Daddy reserves the right to remove sites containing information about hacking or links to such information. Use of Your web site as an anonymous gateway is prohibited. Go Daddy prohibits the use of software or scripts run on its servers that cause the server to load beyond a reasonable level, as determined by Go Daddy. You agree Go Daddy reserves the right to remove Your web site temporarily or permanently from its servers if Go Daddy is the recipient of activities that threaten the stability of its network. Further, if You are using ad-supported hosting, You acknowledge and agree Go Daddy has the right to terminate Your Services in its sole discretion and for any reason, including, but not limited to, Your failure or unwillingness to comply with the terms and limitations of this Agreement, specifically, the content and material restrictions set forth in this Agreement. You agree not to engage in unacceptable use of any Services, which includes, without limitation, use of the Services to:
1. disseminate or transmit unsolicited messages, chain letters,
unsolicited commercial email, or unreasonably large volumes of email
on a daily basis, provided, Go Daddy, in its sole discretion, may
permit You, if You have a legitimate purpose and after request, to
send more email than Go Daddy's standard SMTP relay limit;
Go Daddy prohibits the running of a public recursive DNS service on any Go Daddy server. All recursive DNS servers must be secured to allow only internal network access or a limited set of IP addresses. Go Daddy actively scans for the presence of public DNS services and reserves the right to remove any servers from the network that violate this restriction.
Storage and Security
At all times, You shall bear full risk of loss and damage to Your web site and all of Your web site content. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your password and account information. You agree You are solely responsible for all acts, omissions and use under and charges incurred with Your account or password or in connection with the Site or any of Your web site content displayed, linked, transmitted through or stored on the Server. You shall be solely responsible for undertaking measures to:
1. prevent any loss or damage to Your web site content;
Go Daddy's shared hosting servers are not an archive and Go Daddy shall have no liability to You or any other person for loss, damage or destruction of any of Your content. The Services are not intended to provide a PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant environment and therefore should not be considered as one. Go Daddy shall have no liability to You or any other person for Your use of the Services in violation of these terms. You shall at all times use the Services as a conventional and/or traditional web site. You shall not use the Service in any way, in Go Daddy's sole discretion, that shall impair the functioning or operation of Go Daddy's Services or equipment. Specifically by way of example and not as a limitation, You shall not use the Services as: (i) a repository or instrument for placing or storing archived files; and/or (ii) placing or storing material that can be downloaded through other web sites. You acknowledge and agree that Go Daddy has the right to carry out a forensics examination in the event of a compromise to Your server or account.
If You purchase MS SQL or Managed Backups, You hereby authorize Go Daddy to log into Your server for purposes of installing and configuring the software.
In the event You terminate, moving Your web site off of the Go Daddy shared hosting servers is Your responsibility. Go Daddy will not transfer or FTP Your web site to another provider. In the event Your use of the Services is terminated, Go Daddy will not transfer or manage Your Services or Your web site content.
3. Assisted Services
In the event You elect to purchase Go Daddy 's Assisted Server Plan, the following terms and conditions shall apply to Your use of and Go Daddy's obligations in connection with providing the Assisted Server Plan (collectively, the "AS Services").
Subject to the terms and conditions of this Agreement and each of Go Daddy's policies and procedures, Go Daddy shall use commercially reasonable efforts to attempt to provide the AS Services on a twenty-four (24) hours per day, seven (7) days per week basis for the duration of the AS Services purchased. You acknowledge and agree that from time-to-time the AS Services may be inaccessible or inoperable for any reason, including, without limitation: (i) equipment malfunctions; (ii) periodic maintenance procedures or repairs that Go Daddy may undertake from time to time; or (iii) causes beyond the reasonable control of Go Daddy or that are reasonably unforeseeable by Go Daddy, including, without limitation, interruption or failure of telecommunication or digital transmission links, hostile network attacks, network congestion or other failures.
You acknowledge and agree Go Daddy has no control over the availability of the AS Services on a continuous or uninterrupted basis.
Go Daddy's Rights
Go Daddy explicitly reserves the right and sole discretion to:
1. modify its pricing, if desired by Go Daddy or Lanitech Web
Go Daddy has no obligation to monitor Your use of the AS Services, but reserves the right in its sole discretion to do so.
Charges for Custom AS Services
When Go Daddy determines requested assistance falls out of the scope of the basic AS plan,charges shall apply for Your use in the form of Custom Support Services (hereinafter referred to as "CSS"), and Go Daddy shall charge You for Your use of the CSS on a thirty (30) minute incremental basis. Furthermore, when Go Daddy determines a fee will be assessed for Your use of the CSS, Go Daddy reserves the right to charge any or all of the fees prior to the commencement of any work being performed.
Additionally, in the event You elect to install or seek assistance from Go Daddy in connection with the installation of any third-party software, the following terms shall apply. You represent and warrant You have the right to use and install the third-party software, and have paid the applicable licensing fees for the third party software, and the third-party software does not and shall not infringe on the intellectual property rights of any other person or entity. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Go Daddy and its employees, officers and directors for, from and against any and all claims brought against Go Daddy and its employees, officers and directors by a third-party alleging the software infringes: (i) the third-party's rights; or (ii) a U.S. patent, trademark, copyright or other intellectual property right. You agree that in such an event You shall pay all resulting costs, damages, expenses and reasonable attorneys' fees that a court awards and settlements incurred by Go Daddy in connection with any such claims.
If You purchase MS SQL or Managed Backups, You hereby authorize
Go Daddy to log into Your server for purposes of installing and
configuring the software.