A1 Web Hosting Solutions Terms of Services*
Web Hosting TOS
A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. (hereinafter referred to as "A1 Web Hosting Solutions") provides web hosting to people all around the world. We have the responsibility to protect each client and provide them with the best service possible. The following guidelines were designed to ensure that our services remain of the utmost quality. Please read very carefully before ordering and/or using A1 Web Hosting Solutions services.
A1 Web Hosting Solutions Service Agreement
The A1 Web Hosting Solutions Service Agreement is a separate agreement between A1 Web Hosting Solutions and all customers. Please make sure you are in agreement with the following points and conditions, as well as our service agreement (in its entirety) before signing up for or using A1 Web Hosting Solutions's services. Contact our sales department for any clarifications.
End User Agreement
Customers may not sublease, sub host, or give away control of any portion of their A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. space and/or resources (indulging, but not limited to, e-mail accounts, space, ftp accounts, etc.), unless otherwise stated on our website.
All services provided by A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. 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 statue. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. from any claims resulting from the use of the service which damages the subscriber or any other party.
Note: Pornography and sex-related merchandising are prohibited on any A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. server. This includes sites that may infer sexual content, or Link to adult content elsewhere. This is also true for sites that promote any illegal activity or content that may be damaging to A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. servers or any other server on the internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.
Examples of non-acceptable content or links
- Pirated software
- Bulk Email related products
- Pornography/Nudity/Adult Content
- Hacking/cracking related websites
- Warez and/or copyrighted MP3s
- Illegal material or material that is against public policy
- Sites containing or linking to material that may be considered detrimental to the public health, safety, or welfare. (Such as, but not limited to: Anarchists Cookbook, bomb making, weapon information, or anything else that may be considered detrimental or illegal.)
- Running script with secuirty Vulnerability , few scripts we have identified that were used by customers which fall under this are : PsychoStats , Nuke-Evolution. List will be updated as and when we come accross other scripts that affect server and other customers on server.
A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision, and reserves the right to deactivate and remove any site at any time for any reason without refund!
A1 Web Hosting Solutions will respond to all reports of infringement that are formatted in accordance with the Digital Millennium Copyright Act and any other applicable copyright laws. Notices of infringement that do not comply with this act will not be processed. We will act in accordance with the DMCA when handling infringement reports.
System Resource Usage
If A1 Web Hosting Solutions's system administration team determines that a customer's account is utilizing an unacceptable amount of system resources, A1 Web Hosting Solutions may temporarily deactivate the account in question. If A1 Web Hosting Solutions's staff deems necessary, an eviction notice may be sent to the customer of an offending account providing them with five (5) days in which to either upgrade to a dedicated server or locate a new provider.In extreme cases the account/site might be terminated/suspended without any notice if the site causes extreme server load issues.
A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. Because of the nature of this provision, each account will be considered and analyzed individually.
Domain Parking Circumvention
Any attempt to circumvent domain parking restrictions by using selective HTTP redirects or any other method to send traffic from parked domains to sites other than the main site is strictly prohibited. If multiple domain names with separate content are required, domain pointers must be used instead.
We do not allow clients to install their own chat rooms. These tend to be large system hogs and we cannot allow it as a account option. Clients are free to use any and all of the three chat systems that come pre-installed on all accounts.
Background Running Programs (bots/daemons/monitors)
Customers are not permitted to run programs in the background on shared hosting servers. This tends to use a lot of system resources, and can impair service to other customers on that server.
A1 Web Hosting Solutions's hosting accounts who opt for weekly backup options,include a weekly backup service, however these backups are in NO WAY GUARANTEED! due the very nature of the data and means of transfer. Customers are responsible for maintaining their own backups on their own personal computers. A1 Web Hosting Solutions does not provide any sort of compensation for lost or incomplete data in the event that backups do not function properly (even if the malfunction was due to negligence on A1 Web Hosting Solutions's part). We will do our best to ensure complete and accurate backups, but assume no responsibility for this duty. Always back your site up to your personal computer! We make no guarantees about the availability of backups.
At A1 Web Hosting Solutions, we always treat our customers with the utmost respect. In return, we expect the same from you. If our staff feels that you are consistently addressing them in a demeaning or rude manner, your account may be suspended and you may be asked to take your business elsewhere. In the event that we terminate service for support abuse, customers will be given ten (10) days notice to find a new host. We will issue a refund only for the unused portion of pre-paid service.
Note: Due to our extremely high customer satisfaction rate, we have never had to invoke this clause.
We do allow Cron Jobs to be conducted on our servers. You can setup and manage the cron jobs for your account from the "Cron" section of NetAdmin.
IRC (Internet Relay Chat)
We do not allow IRC or IRC bots to be operated on our servers. Any account found to be in violation of this provision will be immediately suspended and/or deactivated and no refund will be issued.
We do not allow Proxy sites to be operated on our servers. Any account found to be in violation of this provision will be immediately suspended and/or deactivated and no refund will be issued.
Shell access is not provided, due to secuirty concerns. It does not come enabled on accounts by default. A request for this feature however must be sent to technical support before it can be enabled. The request must include a domain name, username and explanation of why shell access is required. We reserve the right to refuse this service to any customer for any reason. More information will be asked for upon such a request.
Unsolicited Email (SPAM)
SPAMing, or the sending of unsolicited email, from a A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. server or using a return email address that is maintained on a A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. server is STRICTLY prohibited. Using SPAM to advertise a site hosted on A1 Web Hosting Solutions's network also constitutes as a violation of this provision. A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. Sites found to be in violation of our SPAM policies will be immediately deactivated and no refund will be issued.
Help us STOP SPAM! Please email our abuse department immediately to report a violation of our SPAM policies.
Any attempts to undermine or cause harm to a A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. server or customer of A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. is strictly prohibited.Fine ranging from 1$ to the amount of loss incured by A1 Web Hosting Solutions due to such an abuse.
A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision. Customers found in violation of this provision will be subject to account deactivation without refund. A1 Web Hosting Solutions will turn all available information about abuse incidents, including customer contact data, over to the proper authorities and press charges.
Failure to Follow Policies
Failure to fully comply with these terms is grounds for account suspension and/or deactivation (with or without refund, subject to A1 Web Hosting Solutions's discretion). Any accounts and/or servers contained within A1 Web Hosting Solutions's network must adhere to the above policies. Furthurmore, customer(s)/account(s) failing to follow/comply to any of the policies setforth by A1 Web Hosting Solutions will have to pay a fine ranging from 1$ to the amount of losses incured by A1 Web Hosting Solutions, and must be paid by the customer within 7 days, else legal action will follow.
We reserve the right to remove any account without prior notice. If we deactivate your account for violating policy, you will forfeit your rights to a refund--and none will be given. No refunds for advanced payment. Our normal policy is a warning first, and account deactivation the second offense, but no warning is required.
A1 Web Hosting Solutions, Inc. reserves the right to deactivate and remove any site hosted on our servers that contains any content that it deems in its sole discretion to be unacceptable, undesirable or contraindicated.
*These policies are subject to change without prior notice.