Q7HOST WILL NEVER REQUIRE CLIENTS TO ADVERTISE FOR Q7HOST ON THEIR WEBSITES IN ANY WAY, SHAPE OR FORM. CLIENTS ARE ALLOWED TO USE THEIR SITES FOR BUSINESS/COMMERCIAL OR PERSONAL WEBSITES OR CONTENT.
All services provided by Q7host 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 that is threatening or obscene, material that is with "adult only" content, or material, protected by trade secrets and other statute.
Note: Pornography and sex-related merchandising are prohibited. This includes sexual content or direct links to adult content hosted elsewhere. Sites, promoting any illegal activity, violence or content that may be damaging to our servers or any other server, or links to such sites are also prohibited. Examples of non-acceptable content or links are: q7host will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.
q7host will monitor the customer's disk usage and if it exceeds the usage agreed upon, q7host shall have the right to take corrective actions. Such corrective actions may include assessment of additional charges or suspension of service.
q7host does not offer any partial or prorated refunds after the initial 100-day money-back guarantee period.
If a customer disputes a setup / renewal charge for any account, q7host will not re-activate the service, unless the customer covers all fees involved, including the chargeback fee and any other transaction fees.
Accounts terminated due to policy violations will not be refunded.
ACCOUNT RENEWAL POLICY
q7host does not renew accounts automatically. For the customer's convienience, q7host will send a renewal reminder to the contact email address on file for the corresponding hosting account. The customer is ultimately responsible for renewing the hosting account through one of the options given by q7host.
Customers are not allowed to open a second hosting account for a domain that is already hosted through q7host. If the customer wants to continue hosting the specified domain with q7host, he/she needs to renew the account using one of the renewal options given by q7host.
DISPUTE RESOLUTION POLICY
In case of ownership dispute, q7host reserves the right to be the sole decision maker in settling the dispute. There are several guidelines, based on which q7host will decide who is the rightful owner of the disputed hosting account or domain name:
By default, q7host will grant ownership to the person, who paid for the hosting account. If the purchase was made by credit card or PayPal, the holder of the respective credit card or PayPal account will be considered the owner. If the purchase was made by Western Union, bank transfer, or some other similar way, the respective sender of the funds covering the purchase of the account will be considered the owner. q7host reserves the right to confirm the identity of the owner by contacting him/her by e-mail or telephone, in the same order of preference.
If the identity of the credit card holder or the sender of the funds as discussed above cannot be confirmed, q7host will attempt to determine the owner in other ways, which include but are not limited to investigation of log files, investigation of the content hosted under the respective hosting account or domain name, and investigation of the sequence of annual payments for the disputed service.
In case of death or serious disability of the original owner, that prevent him/her from continuing to manage the hosting account or the domain name purchased, q7host may grant ownership to another person or organization, if enough proof is presented about the original owner's condition, and based solely upon the investigation that q7host will undertake about this issue.
q7host will consider a court decision overruling in case of ownership dispute, and will always comply with such a decision.
LOST LOGIN INFORMATION POLICY
In case the customer has lost the hosting account or domain name login information, he/she can request it to be sent to the contact e-mail address for the respective service.
Sites that go over their traffic limit will be charged additionally, in accordance with the characteristics of the plan purchased. In case of failure to cover the fees incurred by traffic overusage, q7host reserves the right to take corrective actions such as suspension of service. In case q7host takes corrective actions under this provision, the customer shall not be entitled to a refund of any fees paid in advance.
Running and linking to IRC servers or IRC bots and clients such as Eggdrop, BitchX, ircii, etc., is strictly prohibited.
BACKGROUND RUNNING PROGRAMS
Programs running in the background are not allowed.
To maintain the integrity of our shared hosting services, we have several special per-user resource limits in place. These include, but are not limited to: Memory limitations: Customers using shared hosting services will be able to use only a certain portion of the total available memory on the server.
CPU usage limitations: Scripts that take too much real CPU time will be terminated.
Simultaneous script execution limitations: Customers will be able to run only a certain amount of CGI scripts simultaneously. Whenever this limitation is triggered, execution of subsequent CGI script requests via the web will produce an error message.
q7host reserves the right to alter the above limitations and to place additional limits without prior notice if an account endangers the stability or the performance of the hosting server due to intensive resource usage. The additional limits may include, but are not limited to MySQL, memory and CPU usage limitations, and stopping access to directories.
We do not allow running of proxy software on our servers.
DISTRIBUTION AND/OR TRANSMISSION OF OBSCENE OR INDECENT SPEECH OF MATERILAS
Violation of indecency and obscenity laws can result in criminal penalties.
INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY RIGHTS
Materials, accessible to the customer through q7host's services, may be subject to protection under the United States or other copyright laws, or laws protecting trademarks, trade secrets or proprietary information. Except when exclusively permitted by the owner of such rights, the customer may not use q7host's services in a manner that would infringe, violate, dilute or misappropriate any such rights, with respect to any material, which the customer accesses or receives through q7host's network. If the customer uses a domain name in connection with q7host's service, he/she may not use that domain name in violation of any third party trademark, service mark, or similar rights.
Customers may not use q7host's network in an attempt to circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network or account. This includes but is not limited to: accessing data not intended for the customer, logging into a server or account the customer is not exclusively authorized to access, password cracking, probing the security of other networks in search of weaknesses, or violation of any other organization's security policy. Customers may not attempt to interfere or deny service to any user, host or network. This includes, but is not limited to: flooding, mail bombing or other deliberate attempts to overload or crash a host or network. q7host will fully cooperate with investigations of violations of systems or network security. This also includes cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations. Users who violate system or network security may incur criminal or civil liability.
The customer may not host material that is:
Note: Defamatory speech distributed over the Internet can result in civil liability for the defamer.
SPAM OF UNSOLICITED EMAIL
The customer may not use q7host's network, q7host's equipment or q7host's e-mail service in connection with the transmission of spam, flames, mail bombs, or similar unsolicited e-mail messages. The customer's domain may not be referenced as originator, intermediary or reply-to address in any of the above. This prohibition fully extends to sending of unsolicited mailings from another service that in any way mentions your domain name or implicates the use of the q7host's network, q7host's equipment or q7host's e-mail services. A message is considered unsolicited if it is posted in violation of a newsgroup charter, or if it is sent to a recipient without his/her prior consent. For purposes of this provision, merely making one's e-mail address accessible to the public will not constitute a request or invitation to receive messages.
Any attempt to undermine, slander, libel, threaten or cause harm to q7host's customers, employees and property, or to the company directly, is grounds for immediate termination without refund. In addition, any such attempts will be prosecuted to the fullest extent of the law.
q7host, at its sole discretion, may change these terms and conditions at any time. By using q7host's services the user agrees that q7host may: (1) revise these terms and conditions; and (2) change the services provided. Any such revision or change will be binding and effective immediately on posting of the revised terms or change to the service(s) on q7host's web site, or on notification to the customer by e-mail. The customer agrees to review q7host's web site, including these terms, periodically to be aware of any such revisions. If the customer does not agree with any revision, he/she may terminate the services at any time by notifying q7host by e-mail. Notice of the customer's termination will be effective on receipt and processing by q7host. The customer agrees that, by continuing to use q7host's services following notice of any revision to this Agreement or change in service(s), he/she abides by any such revisions or changes.
The content available through this site is the sole property of q7host and is protected by patent, copyright, trademark and other intellectual property laws. Except as otherwise explicitly agreed in writing, q7host-owned content received through this site may be downloaded, displayed, reformatted and printed for your personal, non-commercial use only. You agree not to reproduce, retransmit, distribute, disseminate, sell, publish, broadcast or circulate the content received through this site to anyone, including but not limited to others in the same company or organization without q7host's express prior written consent.
REFUSAL OF SERVICE
q7host reserves the right to refuse hosting for insecure applications that could be, for instance, utilized by an attacker to gain unauthorized access to the server and/or execute applications with the privileges of the customer that has uploaded the insecure application in question. Customers are responsible for keeping their applications up-to-date, checking for security issues with the application vendor, and updating to the latest secure version that is available. In the event that an insecure application is installed on the hosting account of the customer, q7host reserves the right to disable access to it, or, if deemed necessary, to the hosting account in its entirety. This will be with the exclusive purpose of preventing damage to the customer and to the other customers hosted on the same server, and may be done with or (in case of emergency) without prior notice.
q7host reserves the right at its sole discretion to refuse or cancel service. Violation of any of q7host's Terms could result in a warning, suspension, or account termination. Submitting fake personal information can also be grounds for suspension or termination.
THE CUSTOMER AGREES THAT Q7HOST SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY (1) SUSPENSION OR LOSS OF THE SERVICE(S), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, DOMAIN NAME REGISTRATION SERVICES AND WEB HOSTING SERVICES, (2) USE OF THE SERVICE(S), INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION DOMAIN NAME REGISTRATION SERVICES AND WEB HOSTING SERVICES, (3) INTERRUPTION OF Q7HOST'S SERVICES OR INTERRUPTION OF THE CUSTOMER'S BUSINESS, (4) ACCESS DELAYS OR ACCESS INTERRUPTIONS TO Q7HOST'S WEB SITE(S) OR SERVICE(S) OR DELAYS OR ACCESS INTERRUPTIONS THE CUSTOMER EXPERIENCES IN RELATION TO THE SERVICES OFFERED BY Q7HOST; (5) LOSS OR LIABILITY RESULTING FROM ACTS OF OR EVENTS BEYOND Q7HOST'S CONTROL (6) DATA NON-DELIVERY, MIS-DELIVERY, CORRUPTION, DESTRUCTION OR OTHER MODIFICATION; (7) LOSS OR LIABILITY RESULTING FROM THE UNAUTHORIZED USE OR MISUSE OF THE CUSTOMER'S ACCOUNT; OR (8) APPLICATION OF THE DISPUTE POLICIES. Q7HOST ALSO WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES OF ANY KIND (INCLUDING LOST PROFITS) REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF Q7HOST HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. IN NO EVENT SHALL Q7HOST'S MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY EXCEED THE TOTAL AMOUNT PAID BY THE CUSTOMER FOR THE DISPUTED SERVICE, BUT IN NO EVENT GREATER THAN ONE HUNDRED DOLLARS ($100.00). BECAUSE SOME STATES DO NOT ALLOW THE EXCLUSION OR LIMITATION OF LIABILITY FOR CONSEQUENTIAL OR INCIDENTAL DAMAGES, IN SUCH STATES, Q7HOST'S LIABILITY SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW.