Terms of Service

Last updated December 28, 2021

Domain Agreement

  1. Overview

The Domain Name Registration Agreement (this “Agreement”) is entered into by and between A7 Hosting and you, and is made effective as of the date electronic acceptance (electronically or in writing). This Agreement sets forth the terms and conditions of your use of A7 Hosting’s Domain Name Registration services ("Domain Name Registration”, “Registered Name”, “domain registration” or the “Services”).

The terms "we", "us" or "our" shall refer to A7 Hosting. The terms "you", "your", "user" or "customer" shall refer to any individual or entity who accepts this Agreement. Unless otherwise specified, nothing in this Agreement shall be deemed to confer any third-party rights or benefits.

Your acceptance (electronically, in writing, or by submitting a domain registration) of this Agreement signifies that you have read, understand, acknowledge and agree to be bound by this Agreement and A7 Hosting Terms of Service Agreement (TOS), which is incorporated herein by this reference, as well as the following policies that are expressly incorporated by reference herein:

    • gTLD Domain Registration Policies
    • ccTLD Domain Registration Policies
  1. This Agreement

Representation. You represent, warrant, and guarantee that:

    • you have the full power and authority to execute, deliver, and perform under this Agreement;
    • you are at least eighteen (18) years of age;
    • this Agreement is valid, binding, and enforceable against yourself in accordance with the terms herein and no provision requiring your performance is in conflict with your obligations under any other agreement;
    • you are not a person or entity barred from purchasing or receiving the Services found under the laws of Germany, the European Union, the United States or other applicable jurisdictions;
    • if you are entering into this Agreement on behalf of an organization or corporation (not a natural person) that you have the legal authority to bind such organization or corporate entity to the terms and conditions contained in this Agreement, in which case the terms “you”, “your”, “user”, “client”, “reseller” or “customer” shall additionally refer to such organization or corporate entity; and
    • if you are entering into this Agreement on behalf of an organization or corporation that the entity is duly organized, authorized and in good standing under the laws of the jurisdiction in which it was formed.

Continued Use. By using the Website or the API or the Modules or the Services, you acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agreed to all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, including any other agreements or policies (collectively “Policies”) referenced herein or that may be published by A7 Hosting from time to time. The operative and effective version of this Agreement and Policies is found.

Amendments. A7 Hosting may, in its sole and absolute discretion, change or modify this Agreement and the Policies which are incorporated herein, at any time, and such changes or modifications shall be effective immediately upon posting to https://www.a7hosting.com. And your use of this Website or the Services after such changes or modifications are posted shall constitute your acceptance of this Agreement and the Policies as last revised. If you object to any amendment, your sole remedy is to stop using the Website and Services, and terminate this Agreement in accordance with the termination provisions herein It is your sole responsibility to keep a copy of the current Agreement and Policies and to frequently visit the web page found at https://www.a7hosting.com to review the most current versions thereof. A7 Hosting shall not be obligated to send you any notice of amendments to this Agreement or the Policies, however it is your responsibility to ensure your A7 Hosting account (“Account”) information is always current. If A7 Hosting sends out email notices, A7 Hosting assumes no liability or responsibility for your failure to receive an email notification if such failure is a result of inaccurate email addresses or Account contact information.

  1. Your Domain Name Registrant Obligations and Responsibilities

You acknowledge, understand and agree to the following obligations and responsibilities as a customer of A7 Hosting’s Domain Name Registration services:

Accuracy of Domain Registration Information. You agree that for each domain registration submitted by you, the following contact information shall be accurately and truthfully provided: full name, postal address, email address, telephone number, and if available, facsimile number of the registrant contact of the domain name (Registered Name Holder) and, if different from the Registered Name Holder, the same contact information for, a technical contact, an administrative contact and a billing contact. Failure to provide truthful and accurate information shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement and will be a basis for suspension and/or cancellation of the domain name.

Changes to Domain Registration Information. You agree that for each domain registration, you will notify A7 Hosting within five (5) calendar days of any changes to the full name, postal address, email address, telephone number, and if available, facsimile number of the Registered Name Holder and if different from the Registered Name Holder, changes to the same contact information for the technical contact, the administrative contact and the billing contact. It is your responsibility to keep this information current and accurate. Failure by you, for whatever reason, to maintain truthful and accurate information on a continual basis, shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement and will be a basis for suspension and/or cancellation of the domain name. Inquiries made by A7 Hosting to determine the validity of information provided by you must be responded to within five (5) calendar days. Failure to respond to such inquiries shall be considered a material breach of this Agreement and will also be a basis for suspension and/or cancellation of the domain name.

Collection and Use of Domain Registration Information. You agree to be bound by the provisions of Section 6, Collection, Use and Privacy of Information.

Reporting Change of Status. You will report any material changes to the validity of your authorization, charter, license, residency, title, status and/or other related credentials that will affect your legitimacy or qualification to be the Registrant Owner of the Registered Name.

Restrictions and Right to Refuse Service. You agree to be held liable for all damages and actions from A7 Hosting resulting from your inappropriate or illegal use of any Registered Name (Restricted Activity) including the suspension, deletion, or cancellation of a Registered Name as well as covering all damages resulting from the use of a Registered Name that:

    • transmits unsolicited email (Spam);
    • transmits repetitive, high volume inquiries into any of the Services provided by A7 Hosting (i.e. domain name availability, etc.);
    • distributes malware or operates and engages in botnets, phishing, piracy, trademark or copyright infringement, fraudulent or deceptive practices, counterfeiting and other activities that are contrary to applicable law
    • links or redirects to illegal content that: is hateful, defamatory, derogatory or bigoted based on racial, ethnic, gender or political grounds or otherwise causes injury, damage or harm of any kind to any person or entity;
    • is threatening or invades another person's privacy or property rights or otherwise breaches any rights of or duty to a third party;
    • misleads or deceive minors into viewing sexually explicit material or depicts minors engaged in any activity of a sexual nature or may otherwise harm minors;
    • infringes the trademark, copyright, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property rights of a third party;
    • violates any applicable local, state, national or international law or regulation;
    • promotes, aids or abets illegal activity of any kind or promotes business opportunities or investments which are not permitted under law;
    • advertises or offers for sale any goods or services that are unlawful or in breach of any national or international law or regulation;

Violation of Restrictions. You understand and agree that violation of the Restricted Activities constitutes a material breach of this Agreement. You agree that A7 Hosting, in its sole discretion and without liability to you, may refuse to accept domain registrations, delete domain registrations during the first thirty (30) days of registration, or cancel a domain registration at any time after the first thirty (30) days of registration if you violate the Restricted Activity provisions at any time.

Indemnity. You agree to defend, indemnify, save and hold A7 Hosting harmless in respect to all claims, demands, liabilities, costs and/or expenses resulting from a violation of the obligations and responsibilities stated in this Agreement.

Proprietary Rights in Name. You acknowledge and agree that the registration or renewal of a particular domain name through the Services or the subsequent use of the Registered Name does not confer upon you any proprietary rights in the Registered Name, nor does it guarantee immunity from and against any challenge to the registration of the Registered Name by any third party, nor from the cancellation, suspension or transfer of the Registered Name.

  1. Domain Name Registration, Renewal, and Expiration

Mediator. You understand and agree that in the procurement, registration, and administration of domain names, A7 Hosting acts only as a mediator between you and the other parties involved in the registration process, including registrars and the institutions authorized to administer the central databases for the particular domain names. In this regard, you understand and agree that submission of a Domain Registration Order does not guarantee registration or continued existence of the registration of a domain name. Therefore, you release A7 Hosting of any liability for any domain name that fails to be registered or become unregistered, suspended, or transferred away for any reason.

Sponsoring Registrar. The sponsoring registrar is A7 Hosting – https://www.a7hosting.com. And used herein, the terms “Registrar” shall refer to A7 Hosting.

Country Code Top Level Domain Names (“ccTLDs). In the case of ccTLDs, you acknowledge and agree that the Services in connection with these registrations can be permanently interrupted and/or modified without prior notice, understanding that you bear the sole and all risk for such interruptions and/or modifications interfering with or preventing the use and/or the intended use of one or more ccTLDs. Your also understand and agree that the mode of operation of ccTLDs are not concurrent with that of conventional domain names, therefore, you understand and agree that due to the differences in technical implementations of ccTLDs some or all necessary ccTLDs do not function as intended or at all.

International Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”). You acknowledge, understand and agree that A7 Hosting is bound by its agreement with its Registrar and thus also with ICANN. You acknowledge, understand and agree that A7 Hosting may modify this Agreement in order to comply with ICANN, as well as any other terms and conditions set forth by (i) ICANN and/or (ii) an ICANN approved registry applicable to the generic top-level-domain ("gTLD") in question. If you register a domain name under ICANN’s jurisdiction, you agree to the following:

    • To comply with the ICANN requirements, standards, policies, procedures, and practices for each applicable Registry at all times and to also comply with any future changes or updates enacted by ICANN.
    • To comply with any operational standards, policies, procedures, and practices for each Registry, which can change from time to time by the applicable Registry Operators in a non-arbitrary manner.
    • To read the Registrants' Benefits and Responsibilities.
    • To read the Registrant Educational Information.
    • Domain Registrars, Intermediaries, Registries and ICANN Terms and Conditions.

Domain Policies. For domain names you attempt to register, you consent to A7 Hosting submitting Domain Registration Orders to authorized registrars either directly or through an intermediary. You also understand that domain names are administered by a multitude of different organizations internationally and that each of these organizations has different terms and conditions for the registration and administration of domain names as well as for domain name dispute procedures. In this respect, for the domain names you register through A7 Hosting, you acknowledge, understand and agree to the terms and conditions of each registrar, intermediary, registry and/or organization, which are expressly, incorporated by reference herein as the ccTLD Domain Name Registry Policies and the gTLD Domain Name Registry Policies (together known as the “Domain Policies”).

Current Domain Policies. You understand and agree that it is solely your own responsibility to keep informed and up-to-date on the current respective Domain Policies connected to the domain names you have registered at A7 Hosting. You also understand and agree that a violation of the current Domain Policies due to your failure to keep up-to-date is a material breach of this Agreement.

Indemnity. For domain names you register through A7 Hosting, you will indemnify and hold harmless each registrar, intermediary, organization, registry operator and registry including their directors, officers, employees and agents, from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses (including reasonable legal fees and expenses) arising out of or related to the domain name registration. This obligation shall survive expiration or termination of this Agreement or the domain name registration.

Domain Name Registration. A domain name registration is not effective until the following provisions are met:

(1) All the terms and conditions for Payment of Fees in this Agreement.

(2) That A7 Hosting submits and delivers to the applicable registry operator the domain name registration or application information (Domain Registration Order) and such registry puts the registration into effect (Registered Name). Submission of a Domain Registration Order does not guarantee that the domain name will be successfully registered. And A7 Hosting is not responsible for any domain name that fails to be successfully registered as a Registered Name.

Domain Name Renewal. Your continued use of a Registered Name is subject to your timely payment of renewal fees before the expiration date of a domain name, as well as, your continued compliance with this Agreement and any rules or policies referenced herein. You understand and agree that A7 Hosting is not responsible for cancelled domain names that you fail to properly renew under the following conditions:

Renewal Payment of Fee Conditions. All the terms and conditions for Payment of Fees in this Agreement are met.

Reserved Account Funds for Upcoming Renewals. If A7 Hosting does not receive the applicable renewal fees for a Registered Name (as cleared funds) thirty (30) days prior to the expiration date of a domain name, A7 Hosting reserves the right to cancel the registration of the Registered Name and remove it from the Registry's root zone file immediately following the domain name’s expiration date.

Automated Renewal. Contingent on the full domain renewal fee being paid by you and received by A7 Hosting (as cleared funds) at least thirty (30) days prior to the expiration date of a domain name, Registered Names by default are set to be automatically renewed. To modify the default automatic renewal setting of a Registered Name, you must provide written notice of non-renewal to A7 Hosting at least 3 months prior to the expiration date of the respective Registered Name.

Manual Renewal. If you do not select a Registered Name to be automatically renewed, it is your sole responsibility to manually renew the expiring domain name before its expiration date (should you in fact want the domain name to be renewed). You acknowledge, understand and agree that if you choose to manually renewal a Registered Name and you fail to complete the manually renewal process before a domain name’s expiration date, this will result in cancelation of the domain name and removal of the domain name from its Registry's root zone file immediately following the domain name’s expiration date.

Domain Renewal and Restore Pricing for Non-Premium Domain Names. The default prices for renewing or restoring a gTLD and/or ccTLD is determine by the prices available on your A7 Hosting’s account, which you must log in to review. Prices for renewing or restoring a Registered Name are at the sole and absolute discretion of A7 Hosting and can change without notice to you. The price that you will be charged for a renewal or a restore can always be reviewed by logging into your account at A7 Hosting.

Renewal and Expiration Notices for gTLDs. Domain renewal notifications are sent to the registered owner of the Registered Name (Registrant) of expiring domain via the Registrant’s respective email address (as provided on the domain name's whois contact information) over three separate notices. The first email is sent out approximately one month prior to a domain's expiration date. A second email is sent out approximately one week prior to a domain's expiration date. And if a domain expires and is not renewed or auto-renewed, a third and final email is sent to the Registrant on the fifth day post expiration.

Registry Renewal Policies. You agree to follow and be bound to the respective Registry renewal policy for the domain name you are renewing as provided for by the Doman Policies.

Expiration of Domain Name. The renewal of any Registered Name is solely and completely your responsibility alone. Registered Names that expire will be removed from the respective Registry's root zone file and will no longer resolve. You acknowledge, understand, and agree to release and hold A7 Hosting completely harmless against any claim for damage or loss arising from your failure to renew a Registered Name.

Renew Grace Period After Expiration. A7 Hosting as its sole discretion, for some Registered Names, may allow a period of time after the expiration date of the domain name in which you may still renew the Registered Name (Renew Grace Period). Some domain names have no Renew Grace Period and for others the length of time for the Renew Grace Period varies. Failure to renew during the Renew Grace Period will result in the expired domain name being placed on hold and flagged for deletion. The Renew Grace Period for specific domain names can be reviewed at https://www.a7hosting.com and is subject to change at any time without notice

Redemption Period After Expiration. A7 Hosting as its sole discretion, for some Registered Names, may allow a period of time after a Renew Grace Period or after the expiration date for domain names that do not have a Renew Grace Period, to restore or redeem a Registered name that has been placed on hold and flagged for deletion. The Redemption period is typically 30-days, but can vary and is subject to change at any time without notice. A7 Hosting will only restore a Registered Name during this period upon receiving a written notice (either by email or fax) from you along with payment of the applicable restore fees. The Redemption Period for a specific domain name can be reviewed at https://www.a7hosting.com, which is subject to change at any time without notice

Deletion of Domain Name. Domain names are deleted immediately after a Registered Name’s expiration date, however, for those domain name with a Renew Grace Period and/or a Redemption Period enabled by A7 Hosting, the Registered Name will delete after the end of the respective period. Deleted domain names will be released by the respective registry and will then become available for registration on a first-come-first-served basis.

Registry Renewal Grace Periods and Redemption Grace Periods. These periods can vary for different ccTLDs and gTLDs. You agree to follow and be bound to the respective Registry policy for the domain name you are renew or redeem as provided for by the Doman Policies.

  1. Domain Name Dispute Resolutions

Domain Name Dispute Policies. You acknowledge, understand, and agree to respond and settle any disputes for any Registered Names in your account according to the resolution policies of the respective ccTLD registry or ICANN. In the case of ICANN, you agree to be bounded by ICANN's Uniform Rapid Suspension System (“URS”) and Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy ("UDRP"). This dispute polices are amended from time to time therefore the domain policies, URS, and UDRP are hereby incorporated into this Agreement by reference.

Lock, Cancel or Transfer of Domain Name. You acknowledge, understand, and agree that A7 Hosting may be required to lock, cancel or transfer a domain to a third party in accordance to the Domain Name Dispute Policies. In the case of an UDRP action against you, unless you respond and provide evidence within ten days of an Administrative Panel’s decision, where you commence a counter lawsuit against the complainant in a Mutual Jurisdiction regarding the right to use the disputed domain name, the domain name in question may be locked, cancelled, or transferred to a third party.

For the adjudication of disputes concerning or arising from use of a domain name, you shall submit, without prejudice to other potentially applicable jurisdictions, to the jurisdiction of the courts (1) of your domicile and (2) where Registrar is located.

You agree that if a dispute arises as a result of one (1) or more domain names you are the Registered Name Holder with A7 Hosting, you will indemnify, defend and hold A7 Hosting harmless as provided for in this Agreement. You also agree that if A7 Hosting receives a complaint from a governmental, administrative or judicial body, regarding a domain name registered by you using A7 Hosting, that A7 Hosting, in its sole discretion, may take whatever action A7 Hosting deems necessary regarding further modification, assignment of and/or control of the domain name deemed necessary to comply with the actions or requirements of the governmental, administrative or judicial body until such time as the dispute is settled. And in this event, you agree to hold A7 Hosting harmless for any such actions.

  1. Collection, Use, and Privacy of Information

Registry Operator Rights to Contact Information. You acknowledge, understand and agree that domain name registrations require your customers to provide correct and accurate contact information, in whole or in part, and this contact information is to be shared with the registry operator, for their use, copying, distribution, publication, modification and any alternate use provided for in their respective Registry policies. You agree to disclose the Registry Operator’s rights and obtain consent from your customers to provide to you correct and accurate contact information and consent that such information will be shared with the registry operator for whatever use the registry operator deems appropriate.

ICANN Whois Requirements. As required by ICANN, the contact information must be made publicly available by means of Whois, and that the registry operator may also be required to make this information publicly available by Whois and you agree to disclose and obtain consent by your customer for the following: If you are a Reseller of the Services you understand and agree that you have obtained consent, and evidence of consent, from your clients (individuals, businesses, and legal entities) for making public their domain registration information as well as use of their information pursuant to ICANN policy:

Whois Directory. Your customer to agree that for each domain name registered by the customer the following information will be made publicly available in the Whois directory as determined by ICANN Policy and may be sold in bulk as set forth in the ICANN agreement:

(1) The domain name
(2) Your name and postal address
(3) The name, email address, postal address, voice and fax numbers for technical and administrative contacts
(4) The Internet protocol numbers for the primary and secondary name servers (and corresponding names of the name servers)
(5) The original date of registration and expiration date, and
(6) The identity of the registrar.

Whois Escrow. Your customer to agree that the Registrar and/or the Registry Operator of a domain name may be required to archive the contact information with a reputable third-party escrow service.

Use of Whois: Your customer to agree that A7 Hosting may use of the public information you provide during the registration of a domain name to the extent permitted by ICANN

Whois Requirement for Resellers. If you are a Reseller of the Services, you understand and agree that you have obtained consent, and evidence of consent, from your clients (individuals, businesses, and legal entities) for making public their domain registration information as well as use of their information pursuant to ICANN policy.

gTLD Registry Requirements. You acknowledge and agree to be bound to the privacy and collection policies of individual gTLD registry operators provided under the gTLD Domain Name Registry Policies.

ccTLD Registry Requirements. You acknowledge and agree to be bound to the privacy and collection policies of individual ccTLDs registry operators for domain names that provided under the ccTLD Domain Name Registry Policies.

Consent. You hereby consent and give permission for all such requirements and disclosures.in this Section of this Agreement. Further, you represent and warrant that, if you are providing information about a third party, you have notified the third party of the disclosure and the purpose for the disclosure and you have obtained the third party's consent to such disclosure. And you understand that the Registrar will not process data in a way that is incompatible with this Agreement and the Registrar will take reasonable precautions to protect data from loss or misuse.

  1. Payment of Fees

A7 Hosting Universal Terms of Service – Pricing and Payment. You understand and agree to pay all prices and fees (Payment) due for Services in accordance with the A7 Hosting Universal Terms of Service.

Security of Payment. You also understand and agree that if your Payment for the Services cannot be secured by A7 Hosting by either having sufficient and confirmed funds in your A7 Hosting Account or in your Reserved Funds balance (monies withdrawn and held from your account balance in preparation of payment of some types of Services), A7 Hosting is under no obligation or requirement to process your domain registration or domain renewal transaction. You also agree and confirm to indemnify, save and hold A7 Hosting harmless in respect to all claims, demands, liabilities, costs and/or expenses resulting your failure to secure payment with A7 Hosting.

Chargebacks and Reversal of Confirmed Account Funds. You agree that registration, renewal and use of any of the Services, including domain names, is contingent the original Payment being legitimate and permanent. You agree that any payment reversal due to credit card chargebacks or through a reversal of account funds means that the original Payment was illegitimate and you therefore have no claim or right to the Services or use of the Services associated with the illegitimate Payment and that A7 Hosting has the right to deny, cancel or transfer any registration or transaction, or place any domain name(s) on registry lock, hold or similar status, as it deems necessary, in its unlimited and sole discretion.

  1. Breach of Agreement and Suspension of Services

Rights to Deny, Cancel, Transfer, Lock, Alter, Suspend. You acknowledge and agree to disclose and obtain consent from your customers that A7 Hosting, Registrar and any respective Registry reserves the right to deny, cancel, transfer, or alter any registration or transaction, or place any domain name(s) on registry lock, hold or similar status, as it deems necessary, in its unlimited and sole discretion for the following:

    • To correct mistakes made by registry or any registrar in connection with a domain name registration
    • To facilitate the transfer of domain from one registrar to another;
    • The non-payment or reversal of fees (Payment)
    • To protect the integrity and stability of a registry
    • To comply with any applicable laws, government rules or requirements, requests of law enforcement, or any dispute resolution process
    • To comply with any applicable ICANN rules or regulations, including without limitation, the registry agreement;
    • To avoid any liability, civil or criminal, on the part of registry operator, as well as its affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors, and employees
    • An occurrence of any of the prohibited activities described in Section 3.5
    • For the resolution of a dispute.

Breach of Agreement. Your right to resell the Services is subject to cancellation or suspension for unresolved breaches of this Agreement and/or suspension or cancellation is required by any policy now in effect or adopted later.

Complete Compliance. You acknowledge, understand and agree that your failure to comply completely with this Agreement is a material breach and A7 Hosting may provide you with notice of such breaches either in writing or electronically (i.e. email) for which you will have ten (10) calendar days to rectify the breach. Failure to rectify a breach may result in termination of this Agreement which may include, but is not limited to, cancelling the registration of any or all of your domain names and discontinuing any other Services provided to you by A7 Hosting. No fees will be refunded to you should your Services be cancelled or terminated because of a breach.

Terms of Service - Web Hosting

This Terms of Use (the "Agreement") sets forth the terms and conditions of Your Use of hosting and related services ("Services"). In this Agreement "You" and "Your" refer to You, as the user of Our Services, or any agent, employee, servant or person authorized to act on Your behalf. "We", "us" and "our" refer to A7 Hosting (“A7 Hosting”). This Agreement explains Our obligations to You, and explains Your obligations to Us for various services offered by A7 Hosting. When You Use Your account or permit someone else to Use it to purchase or otherwise acquire access to additional A7 Hosting service(s) or products or to cancel Your A7 Hosting service(s) (even if We were not notified of such authorization), this Agreement covers such service or actions. A7 Hosting’s Terms of Service agreement (“TOS”) is incorporated herein by reference and is applicable to all Services under this Accepted Use Policy.

  1. Sharing of Information.

As a condition of purchasing and using hosting plans, You acknowledge and agree that A7 Hosting may provide Your personal information to their partners, as necessary to provide You with the selected products and services. The provided information falls into the following categories: (a) Information that users provide through optional, voluntary submissions. These are voluntary submissions made by You in order to receive Our electronic newsletter & marketing communication, and (b) Information A7 Hosting gathers through aggregated tracking information derived mainly by tallying page views throughout Our sites. This information allows Us to better tailor Our content to users' needs and to help Our advertisers and sponsors better understand the demographics of Our audience. Because A7 Hosting derives its revenue mainly from sponsorships and advertising, providing such aggregated demographic data is essential to keeping Our select services free to users. Under no circumstances does A7 Hosting divulge any information about an individual user to a third party. Further information regarding the nature of information shared by A7 Hosting can be obtained by reviewing the Privacy Policy. 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 via Whois.

  1. User Obligations.

You represent and warrant to A7 Hosting that: 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 or infringe or misappropriate any proprietary, intellectual property, contract or tort right of any person and that You own Your account content and all proprietary or intellectual property rights therein, or have express written authorization from the owner to copy, use and display the content on and within Your server account. You also represent and warrant that the server content being hosted by A7 Hosting shall not be used in connection with any illegal activity.

You expressly (i) grant to A7 Hosting permission to cache the entirety of the content that is submitted, stored, distributed or disseminated by you via the Services and your website, including content supplied by third parties, hosted by A7 Hosting under this agreement; and (ii) agree that such caching is not an infringement on any of your intellectual property rights or any third party’s intellectual property rights.

  1. Network Interruptions.

A7 Hosting will use its best efforts to maintain a full time Internet presence for Your account. You hereby acknowledge that the network may, at various time intervals, be down due, but not restricted to, utility interruption, equipment failure, natural disaster, acts of God, or human error. In no event shall A7 Hosting be liable to You for any damages resulting from or related to any failure or delay of A7 Hosting in providing access to the Internet under this Agreement. In no event shall A7 Hosting be liable to You for any indirect, special or consequential damages or lost profits arising out of or related to this Agreement or the performance or breach thereof. The aggregate, total liability of A7 Hosting under this Agreement, if any, shall in no event or circumstance exceed the total amount actually paid by the Account Holder hereunder. The terms of this Section will survive the termination of this Agreement.

  1. Accounts.

This Agreement applies to all accounts, sub-accounts, and alternative account names associated with Your principal account. You are responsible for the use of each account, whether used under any name or by any person, and for ensuring full compliance with this Agreement by all users of that account. A A7 Hosting account may not be transferred without prior written approval from A7 Hosting.

  1. IP Address.

A7 Hosting assigns to You an Internet Protocol ("IP") address in connection with Your use of the A7 Hosting services. The right to use that IP address will remain with and belong only to A7 Hosting, and You will have no right to use that IP address except as allowed by A7 Hosting in its sole and absolute discretion.

  1. Payment Terms:
    • Refunds do NOT apply to dedicated IP addresses, SSL certificates, renewals, any third party product (WHMCS, cPanel, Softaculous, etc.) that are not included into the package and are purchased at additional fee, domain registration related fees.
    • A7 Hosting may temporarily deny service or terminate this Agreement upon Your failure to pay charges when they become due. Such termination or denial will not relieve You of responsibility for the payment of all accrued charges, plus reasonable interest and any collection fees.
    • If Your account becomes overdue, the account will be suspended. And it won’t be reactivated until the outstanding balance is paid in full. If outstanding balance is not paid by You within 30 days after Your hosting account's billing date for hosting accounts A7 Hosting reserves the right to terminate Your services for non-payment.
    • If an account is found to be in violation of the Terms of Service, it will be terminated immediately and all payments forfeited.
    • For closed accounts there is a $15.00 per incident charge for all inquiries regarding previous services and or support.
    • Backups of new/changed data are made weekly for shared. No guarantees are made of any kind, either expressed or implied, as to the integrity of these backups. If loss of data occurs due to an error of A7 Hosting, We will attempt to recover the data for no charge to the client. If data loss occurs due to negligence of a client in securing their account or by an action of the client, A7 Hosting will attempt to recover the data from the most recent archive for a $15.00.
    • Recurring Subscription is to be renewed via automatic renewal option with a designated credit card only. Automatic renewal option must be enabled prior to the renewal date. In the event the auto-renew option is disabled, the Subscription will be cancelled on the renewal date and Your server content will be permanently deleted. In the event the auto-renew option is enabled, but the attempt to automatically renew Your Subscription failed as a result of a decline of Your credit card, the Recurring Subscription will be suspended and the email notification will be sent to You accordingly. A7 Hosting will try to charge Your credit card for an additional 4 days after the billing date, once a day. After five consecutive failed attempts to renew the Recurring Subscription, the server will be canceled and Your server content will be permanently deleted. In the event You order any additional services or licenses to Your Recurring Subscription, Your designated Credit Card will be charged for the prorated amount for the current billing period.
  2. Secure Shell ("SSH") Access.

You may enable SSH access in Your account, or by contacting our Support team. You will be granted SSH access to the system on a provisionary basis any misuse of the system will result in access being revoked. The use of php or any other means to circumvent this policy will result in immediate account termination.

  1. Prohibited Activities.

By using any Services, provided by A7 Hosting You agree:

    • not to violate the laws, regulations, ordinances or other such requirements of any applicable Federal, State or local government.
    • not to transmit any unsolicited commercial or bulk email, not to be engaged in any activity known or considered to be spamming or Mail Bombing.
    • not to make any illegal communication to any Newsgroup, Mailing List, Chat Facility, or another Internet Forum.
    • not to make, attempt or allow any unauthorized access to A7 Hosting website, servers, your own hosting account or the account of any other customers of A7 Hosting.
    • not to allow any remote code execution of malicious software through the hosting account provided by A7 Hosting.
    • not to cause denial of service attacks, port scans or other endangering and invasive procedures against A7 Hosting servers and facilities or the servers and facilities of other network hosts or Internet users.
    • not to forge the signature or other identifying mark or code of any other person or engage in any activity to attempt to deceive other persons regarding the true identity of the User.
    • not to use A7 Hosting services to host any website, other content, links or advertisements of websites that: infringe any copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, or other proprietary rights of any third party information; contain nudity, pornography or other content deemed adult related; profess hatred for particular social, ethnical, religious or other group; contain viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, corrupted files, or any other similar software or programs that may damage the operation of a computer or a person's property; contain warez; contain any kind of proxy server or other traffic relaying programs; promote money making schemes, multi-level marketing or similar activities; contain lottery, gambling, casino; contain torrent trackers, torrent Portals or similar software; violent or encouraging violence.
    • not to upload unacceptable material which includes: IRC bots, warez, image, file storage, mirror, or banner-ad services, topsites, streaming, Escrow, High-Yield Interest Programs (HYIP) or related sites, investment sites (FOREX, E-Gold Exchange, etc), cryptocurrency miners, sale of any controlled substances without providing proof of appropriate permit(s) in advance, AutoSurf sites, Bank Debentures, Bank Debenture Trading Programs, Prime Banks Programs, lottery sites, muds / rpg's, hate sites, hacking focused sites/archives/programs, or sites promoting illegal activities, IP Scanners, Brute Force Programs, Mail Bombers and Spam Scripts.
    • not to engage in or to instigate actions that cause harm to A7 Hosting or other customers. Such actions include, but are not limited to, actions resulting in blacklisting any of Our IPs by the any online spam database, actions resulting in DDOS attacks for any servers, etc. A7 Hosting reserves the right to refuse service to anyone upon Our discretion. Any material that in A7 Hosting judgment, is either obscene or threatening is strictly prohibited and will be removed from A7 Hosting servers immediately with or without prior notice and may lead to possible warning, suspension or immediate account termination with no refund. You agree that We have the sole right to decide what constitutes a violation of the acceptable policy use described above as well as what is the appropriate severity of any corrective action to be applied. In the event that a violation of Our Terms of Use is found, A7 Hosting will take corrective action upon our own discretion and will notify You. A7 Hosting decision in such case is binding and final, and cannot be a subject of a further change. A7 Hosting cannot and shall not be liable for any loss or damage arising from Our measures against actions causing harm to A7 Hosting or any other third party. We have the right to terminate each and any hosting account that has been suspended for any reason for more than 14 calendar days after the suspension date, unless You has taken corrective measures to remove the initial suspension threat or violation. Any backup copies of the hosting account will be permanently deleted upon termination and no refund will be due. A7 Hosting will not be liable for any loss or damages in such cases.
    • not to violate the Ryan Haight Online Pharmacy Consumer Protection Act of 2008 or similar legislation, or promote, encourage or engage in the sale or distribution of prescription medication without a valid prescription.

At its discretion, A7 Hosting reserves the right to investigate the use of its services for violations of its policies. This includes all hosting packages and services. A7 Hosting further reserves the right to remove any content we determine to be prohibited by this agreement or our Terms and Conditions. No backups will be kept of removed content.

  1. Email and Anti-spam Policy.

You must comply with the CAN-SPAM Act of 2003 and all relevant regulations and legislation on bulk and commercial email. You are prohibited from sending mass unsolicited email messages. All emails sent to recipients who have not Confirmed Opt-In or Closed-Loop Opt-In in to mailings from You will be considered as unsolicited email messages. You using and sending mass mailings must at all times maintain complete and accurate records of all consents and opt-ins and upon request provide said records to A7 Hosting. In the event that You cannot provide actual and verifiable proof of such consents and opt-ins, We will consider the mass mailing to be unsolicited. A7 Hosting prohibits the following activities listed without limitation hereunder:

    • Usage of the A7 Hosting network and systems to receive replies to unsolicited mass e-mail messages.
    • Forgery of e-mail headers (i.e."spoofing").
    • Spamming using third-party proxy, aggregation of proxy lists, or proxy mailing software installation.
    • Configuring a mail server to accept and process third-party emails for sending with no user identification and/or authentication.
    • Hosting web pages advertised via "spam e-mail" sent from another network ("spamvertising").
    • Hosting any web pages or providing any services that support spam.
    • Using weblog posts, IRC/chat room messages, guestbook entries, HTTP referrer log entries, usenet posts, pop-ups, instant messages or text/SMS messages for sending, posting or transmitting unsolicited bulk messages.
    • Advocating any activities, prohibited by the Acceptable Use Section of this Agreement.
    • If we determine that you have deliberately or recklessly used our hosting services for the sending of SPAM e-mail messages, we reserve the right to assess a $500 charge upon your account, which shall serve to compensate us for increased administration costs and expenses of redressing SPAM-related activity. You agree that in the event we determine that you have deliberately or recklessly engaged in SPAM activity, we may assess the fee entirely at our discretion. The fee will be charged to your account, in accordance with the payment information submitted by you as part of your acquisition of our services. You further agree that in the event we determine that you have deliberately or recklessly engaged in SPAM activity we may share information regarding your activities, including but not limited to your identity, with the various anti-SPAM organizations and/or blacklists.

We take all SPAM issues extremely seriously and will take redress such activity whenever we deem necessary.

  1. Additional Terms of Use for Virtual accounts:

Server Resource Provision. Your use of the server resources shall not endanger the capacity and operation of the shared server.

Any shared account may use no more resources than outlined below:

Resource Type

Any Shared Account

CPU Limit, %

20

Physical Memory Limit, GB

1

maxEntryProc limit, N

20

IO, MB/s

50

We may allow any shared account to burst up to*

CPU Limit, %

100

200

400

Physical Memory Limit, GB

4

6

8

*The burst allowance is considered an exception to the acceptable use allowance and shall be permitted solely to stabilize the operation of the website during peak intervals. Any user whose account/server employs the higher burstable resources on a consistent basis shall agree to upgrade it to a package with higher resource availability.

The decision to upgrade shall rest solely with A7 Hosting and shall be made in its reasonable discretion.

For all account packages:

    • No script may use 25% or more of system resources for 60 seconds or longer;
    • Running stand-alone, unattached server side processes/daemons is strictly prohibited
    • Running any type of web spider / indexer (Google Cash / Ad Spy) is strictly prohibited
    • Running any bit-torrent / P2P application is strictly prohibited
    • Running cron scripts with intervals of less than 5 minutes, or setting up more than 5 simultaneous cron jobs is strictly prohibited
    • Running of public file exchange services is strictly prohibited

A7 Hosting staff may use the following tools at our discretion to identify use of system resources:

    • Conventional UNIX system tools, like 'ps', 'top', 'iostat' etc
    • MySQL/PostgreSQL stats reporting features
    • Plesk report
    • Resource usage alerts from CSF/LFD server security system

Disk Usage Provision. The content on your website must be linked from an HTML or similarly coded web page with all content is freely available to the public. Your website must consist of web pages of a standard design, essentially HTML based text and graphics. Your hosting account should consist mostly of html and php files.

The number of inodes employed by one hosting account on shared and reseller servers must not exceed the following limits:

Shared Servers: 300,000

Downloadable files, media, databases must comply with the following limitations:

    • A maximum of 10GB of a shared hosting account can be allocated to music, video or other multimedia files including but not limited to .aac, .avi, .mp3, .mp4, .mpeg, .jpg, .png, .gif files;
    • A maximum of 10GB of a shared hosting account can be allocated to any archive and disk image files containing the complete contents and structure of a data storage medium;
    • A maximum of 10GB of a shared hosting account can be allocated to databases and database dumps including but not limited to .sql files;
    • A maximum of 10GB of a shared hosting account can be allocated to Executable files and all other files which are the result of compiling a program.
    • As a part of disk usage optimization, error_log files on our Shared and Reseller servers are size-limited to 10MB per file and 1000 rows with the latest logs.

Any user whose account/server employs the higher burstable resources on a consistent basis shall agree to upgrade it to a package with higher resource availability.

Under its sole discretion, A7 Hosting reserves the right to determine any kind of unfair or inappropriate usage of any content which may result in immediate account suspension or upgrade to a package with higher resource availability. The decision to upgrade shall rest solely with A7 Hosting and shall be made in its reasonable discretion.

Backup Limitations. We do not offer backup with any of our Shared plans.

Use of Email Services. You should use email and other related services in full compliance with the terms below:

In order to safeguard overall server performance, You may send and/or forward not more than the following number of emails, per hour per domain:

Shared Servers:  50

    • For Shared Hosting Plesk accounts, email storage shall not exceed the 10GB limit.
    • For IMAP/POP3 mailboxes, You may perform up to 50 email checks per hour.
    • For POP3, You may perform up to 10 concurrent connections to email system per IP address on Shared.
    • For IMAP, You may perform up to 30 concurrent connections to email system per IP address on Shared and Email servers.
    • For SMTP, You may perform up to 50 concurrent connections to email system on Shared and Email servers. This limit applies to the whole server.

A7 Hosting may, at its sole discretion, limit the volume of email messages You can deliver through our services. A7 Hosting may limit email volume by queuing Your email messages internally, or by temporarily rejecting requests to send email through our services. A7 Hosting may block any message You attempt to submit using our services, for any reason whatsoever, with or without notifying You of such blocking. Under no circumstances will A7 Hosting be liable to You or any other party for any indirect, special, economic or consequential damages (including without limitation lost profits) arising out of email blocking or queuing.

IPv4 Address Usage Policy. Due to the exhaustion of the IPv4 address space we actively conserve IP address space by limiting the IP addresses each web hosting account can use.

The IP address limit is a per account, not a per customer basis. Customers may hold multiple accounts to get access to additional IP addresses. We strongly urge customers to only use IP addresses for essential use and we do require justification for usage.

  1. Additional Terms of Use:
    • Use of Traffic (Bandwidth).
    • Your account monthly traffic is limited in accordance with the Hosting Type. Additional Traffic can be ordered at $10.00 per 100 GB rate. The additional bandwidth is paid and applied on a monthly basis. The fee is non-refundable. If the monthly traffic limit is reached before the end of the month Your account will be suspended until the beginning of the next month.
    • Disc Space Use.
    • Your account disc space is limited in accordance with the Hosting Type.
    • Additional Services.
    • Additional IPs can be added to a shared plan. In such a case A7 Hosting will charge the appropriate fee for the dedicated IP. The fee is applied and should be paid on a per month basis. The fee is non-refundable.
    • Additional Limitations.
    • Please note that our services are configured with built-in service limitations designed to prevent invasive activities, including but not limited to denial of service attacks and port scans. If triggered, these limitations may result in an enforced service interruption. In no event shall A7 Hosting be liable to You for any damages resulting from or related to such interruption.
  2. Storage and Security.

At all times, You shall bear full risk of loss and damage to Your server and all of Your server content. You are entirely responsible for maintaining the confidentiality of Your password and account information. You acknowledge and agree that You are solely responsible for all acts, omissions and use under and charges incurred with Your account or password or in connection with the server or any of Your server content displayed, linked, transmitted through or stored on the server. You shall be solely responsible for undertaking measures to: (i) prevent any loss or damage to Your server content; (ii) maintain independent archival and backup copies of Your server content; (iii) ensure the security, confidentiality and integrity of Your server content transmitted through or stored on A7 Hosting servers; and (iv) ensure the confidentiality of Your password. A7 Hosting services are not intended to be used for data backup or archiving purposes. Using an account as an online storage space for archiving electronic files is prohibited and will result in termination of hosting services without prior notice. We reserve the right to delete Your archives if they affect Our overall server performance and A7 Hosting shall have no liability to You or any other person for loss, damage or destruction of any of Your content. The services offered by A7 Hosting are not intended to provide a PCI (Payment Card Industry) compliant environment and therefore should not be utilized as such without further compliance activity. A7 Hosting shall have no liability to You or any other person for Your use of A7 Hosting products and/or services in violation of these terms.

  1. Transfer of Content.

In the event You terminate this Agreement or Your use of A7 Hosting products and/or services, then moving Your server content off of the A7 Hosting servers is Your responsibility. A7 Hosting will not transfer or FTP Your server content to another provider. In the event Your use of A7 Hosting products and/or services is terminated, A7 Hosting will not transfer or manage Your services or Your content.

  1. Third-Party Software.

A7 Hosting provides some third-party software to You for easier account management including, but is not limited to Plesk, cPanel, Softaculous, etc. Such software is provided on an as is as available basis. We do not guarantee that any specific results can be obtained by using such software. A7 Hosting does not take responsibility for any faults in such software functioning.

You can add and use third-party software on Your account only if it is compatible with Our servers and is approved by A7 Hosting. Your use of any third party software is at Your own risk. A7 Hosting cannot be responsible for any third party software performance and provides no guarantees that its use will result in any particular outcome or result. A7 Hosting will have no liability or responsibility for any damage, loss of data, loss of use or other loss occurring in connection with Your use of third party software or products.

You are solely responsible for any license and other fees required by the software providers, for using any third-party software installed on Your account apart from the initial account setup.

  1. A7 Hosting Reservation of Rights.

A7 Hosting explicitly reserves the right and sole discretion to: (i) modify its pricing, if desired by A7 Hosting; (ii) establish limits and guidelines concerning the use of A7 Hosting services and/or products; (iii) terminate Your use of A7 Hosting services and/or products for use of A7 Hosting services and/or products to unnecessarily or illegally harass A7 Hosting or third parties, non-payment of fees for A7 Hosting services and/or products, activities designed to defame, embarrass, harm, abuse, threaten, slander or harass third parties, activities prohibited by the laws of the United States and/or foreign territories in which You conduct business, activities designed to encourage unlawful behavior by others, such as hate crimes, terrorism and child pornography, activities that are tortuous, vulgar, obscene, invasive of the privacy of a third party, racially, ethnically, or otherwise objectionable in the sole opinion of A7 Hosting, activities designed to impersonate the identity of a third party, activities designed to harm minors in any way, and other activities whether lawful or unlawful that A7 Hosting determines, in its sole discretion, to be harmful to its other customers, operations, or reputation; (iv) terminate Your use of A7 Hosting services and/or products if Your use of A7 Hosting services and/or products may results in, results in, or is the subject of, legal action or threatened or proposed legal action, against A7 Hosting or any of its affiliates or partners, without consideration for whether such legal action or threatened or proposed legal action is eventually determined to be with or without merit; and (v) terminate Your use of A7 Hosting services and/or products at any time and for any reason if deemed reasonably necessary by A7 Hosting. A7 Hosting has no obligation to monitor Your use of A7 Hosting services and/or products, but reserves the right in its sole discretion to do so.

Right of Refusal. A7 Hosting has the right to refuse services to anyone at Our discretion.

  1. Limitation of Liability; Waiver and Release.

The services offered by A7 Hosting are being provided on an "AS IS" and A7 Hosting expressly disclaims any and all warranties, whether express or implied, including without limitation any implied warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, and non-infringement, to the fullest extent permitted or authorized by law. Without limitation of the foregoing, A7 Hosting expressly does not warrant that A7 Hosting services and/or products will meet Your requirements, function as intended, or that the use of the provided Services will meet Your requirements, function as intended, or that the use of the provided Services will be uninterrupted or error free. You understand and agree that any material and/or data downloaded or otherwise obtained through the use of the Services is done at your own discretion and risk and that you will be solely responsible for any damage to your computer system or loss of data that results from the download of such material and/or data. No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from A7 Hosting shall create any warranty not expressly made herein. You agree that A7 Hosting will not be liable for any (i) suspension or loss of the Services, except to the limited extent that a remedy is provided under this Agreement; (ii) interruption of business; (iii) access delays or access interruptions to the website(s) provided through or by the Services; (iv) loss or liability resulting from acts of God; (v) data non-delivery, mis-delivery, corruption, destruction or other modification; (vi) events beyond the control of A7 Hosting; (vii) the processing of Your application for Services; or (viii) loss or liability resulting from the unauthorized use or misuse of Your account identifier or password.

Information obtained by you from the internet may be inaccurate, offensive or in some cases illegal. A7 Hosting has no control over information contained on the Internet and accepts no responsibility for any information that you may receive or transmit via the Internet. You accept full responsibility to verify the truth and accuracy, legality and ownership of the information that you disseminate or display in connection with your use of the Services of obtain from the Internet. You agree that A7 Hosting has no obligation to back-up any data related to your website unless A7 Hosting expressly agrees otherwise in writing or has expressly stated so on the website.

  1. Indemnification.

Accordingly, You for Yourself and all of Your heirs, personal representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns, hereby fully release, remise, and forever discharge A7 Hosting and all affiliates of A7 Hosting, and all officers, agents, employees, and representatives of A7 Hosting, and all of their heirs, personal representatives, predecessors, successors and assigns, for, from and against any and all claims, liens, demands, causes of action, controversies, offsets, obligations, losses, damages and liabilities of every kind and character whatsoever, including, but not limited to, any action omission, misrepresentation or other basis of liability founded either in tort or contract and the duties arising thereunder, whether known or unknown, relating to or arising out of, or in any way connected with or resulting from, the Services and Your acquisition and use thereof, including, but not limited to, the provision of the A7 Hosting products and/or services by A7 Hosting and its agents and employees. Further, You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless A7 Hosting and any of its contractors, agents, employees, officers, directors, shareholders, affiliates and assigns from any loss, liability, damages or expense, including reasonable attorneys' fees, arising out of (i) any breach of any representation or warranty provided in this Agreement, or as provided by A7 Hosting’s AUP or any other agreement that has been incorporated by reference herein; (ii) the Services or your use of the Services, including without limitation infringement or dilution by You or by another using the Services from Your computer; (iii) any intellectual property or other proprietary right of any person or entity; (iv) any information or data You supplied to A7 Hosting, including, without limitation, any misrepresentation in Your application, if applicable; (v) the inclusion of metatags or other elements in any website created for you or by you via the Services; (vi) any information, material, or services available on your A7 Hosting hosted website; or (vii), any negligence or willful misconduct by You, or any allegation that Your account infringes a third person's copyright, trademark or proprietary or intellectual property right, or misappropriates a third person's trade secrets.

This indemnification is in addition to any indemnification required of You elsewhere. Should A7 Hosting be notified of a pending law suit, or receive notice of the filing of a law suit, A7 Hosting may seek a written confirmation from You concerning Your obligation to defend, indemnify A7 Hosting. Such written confirmation may include the posting of performance bonds or other guarantees. Your failure to provide such a confirmation may be considered a breach of this agreement. You agree that A7 Hosting shall have the right to participate in the defense of any such claim through counsel of its own choosing. You agree to notify A7 Hosting of any such claim promptly in writing and to allow A7 Hosting to control the proceedings. You agree to cooperate fully with A7 Hosting during such proceedings. The terms of this section will survive any termination or cancellation of this Agreement.

  1. Trademark or Copyright Claims.

A7 Hosting is a service provider and respects the copyrights and other intellectual property rights of others [and herein incorporates its Copyright Infringement Policy]. To the extent A7 Hosting receives a proper notice of infringement of copyright, trademark or other intellectual property, A7 Hosting reserves the right to access, preserve and disclose to third parties any of Your information or data (including personally identifiable information and private communications) related to a written complaint of infringement if A7 Hosting believes in its sole discretion that such access, preservation, or disclosure is necessary or useful to respond to or otherwise address such complaint.

A7 Hosting expressly reserves the right to terminate in appropriate circumstances an account or the access rights of a subscriber for repeated copyright infringement. A7 Hosting also reserve the right to terminate an account or subscriber for even one instance of infringement.

Proper notice of infringement shall include the following information in writing to A7 Hosting’s designated agent:

    • the electronic or physical signature of the rights holder or the person authorized to act on behalf of that person;
    • identification of the work that has been infringed;
    • an identification of the material that is claimed to be infringing, and information reasonably sufficient to permit A7 Hosting to locate the material (for example, by providing a URL to the material); or, if applicable, identification of the reference or link to material or activity claimed to be infringing, and information reasonably sufficient to permit A7 Hosting to locate that reference or link;
    • Your name, address, telephone number, and email address;
    • a statement by You that You have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the rights holder, its agent, or the law; and
    • a statement that the information in Your notification is accurate and a statement, made under penalty of perjury, that You are the rights holder or are authorized to act on the behalf of the rights holder.
    • Notice of infringement must be sent to A7 Hosting’s designated agent to receive notification of claimed infringement as follows: Attn: Legal Department, A7 Hosting, 4600 East Washington Street, Suite 305, Phoenix, AZ 85034; facsimile: (310)-312-9513.
  1. Additional Reservation of Rights.

A7 Hosting expressly reserves the right to deny, cancel, terminate, suspend, lock, or modify access to (or control of) any account or any Services (including the right to cancel or transfer any domain name registration) for any reason (as determined by A7 Hosting in its sole and absolute discretion), including but not limited to the following: (i) to correct mistakes made by A7 Hosting in offering or delivering any Services (including any domain name registration); (ii) to protect the integrity and stability of, and correct mistakes made by, any domain name registry; (iii) to assist with our fraud and abuse detection and prevention efforts; (iv) to comply with applicable local, state, national and international laws, rules and regulations; (v) to comply with requests of law enforcement, including subpoena requests; (vi) to comply with any dispute resolution process; (vii) to defend any legal action or threatened legal action without consideration for whether such legal action or threatened legal action is eventually determined to be with or without merit, or (viii) to avoid any civil or criminal liability on the part of A7 Hosting, its officers, directors, employees and agents, as well as A7 Hosting’s affiliates.

In the event that A7 Hosting need exercise any of its rights expressed herein to investigate any potential breach or violation of the terms and conditions of this Agreement, service fees may continue to accrue on your accounts, and you will continue to remain responsible for the payment of any service fees that accrue during the relevant period.

  1. Notices

You agree that any notices required to be given under this Agreement by Us to You will be deemed to have been given if delivered in accordance with the account and/or domain name WHOIS information You have provided. You acknowledge that it is Your responsibility to maintain current contact information in the account and/or domain name WHOIS information You have provided.

  1. Legal Age:

You attest that you are of legal age (18 or over) to enter into this Agreement.

  1. Final Agreement.

This Agreement, together with all modifications, constitute the complete and exclusive agreement between You and Us, and supersede and govern all prior proposals, agreements, or other communications. This Agreement may not be amended or modified by You except by means of a written document signed by both You and an authorized representative of Us. By applying for A7 Hosting’s services through the online application process or otherwise, or by using the Services under this Agreement, you acknowledge that you have read and agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of this Agreement and documents incorporated by reference.

  1. No Agency Relationship.

Nothing contained in this Agreement shall be construed as creating any agency, partnership, or other form of joint enterprise between the parties hereto. Each party shall ensure that the foregoing persons shall not represent to the contrary, either expressly, implicitly, by appearance or otherwise.

  1. Enforceability.

In the event that any provision of this Agreement shall be unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or be so held by applicable court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render this Agreement unenforceable or invalid as a whole. We will amend or replace such provision with one that is valid and enforceable and which achieves, to the extent possible, our original objectives and intent as reflected in the original provision.

  1. Assignment and Resale.

Except as otherwise set forth herein, Your rights under this Agreement are not assignable or transferable. Any attempt by Your creditors to obtain an interest in Your rights under this Agreement, whether by attachment, levy, garnishment or otherwise, renders this Agreement voidable at Our option. You agree not to reproduce, duplicate, copy, sell, resell or otherwise exploit for any commercial purposes any of the Services (or portion thereof) without A7 Hosting's prior express written consent.

  1. Force Majeure.

Neither party shall be deemed in default hereunder, nor shall it hold the other party responsible for, any cessation, interruption or delay in the performance of its obligations hereunder due to causes beyond its control including, but not limited to: earthquake; flood; fire; storm; natural disaster; act of God; war; terrorism; armed conflict; labor strike; lockout; boycott; supplier failures, shortages, breaches, or delays; or any law, order regulation, direction, action or request of the government, including any federal, state and local governments having or claiming jurisdiction over A7 Hosting, or of any department, agency, commission, bureau, corporation or other instrumentality of any federal, state, or local government, or of any civil or military authority; or any other cause or circumstance, whether of a similar or dissimilar nature to the foregoing, beyond the reasonable control of the affected party, provided that the party relying upon this section (i) shall have given the other party written notice thereof promptly and, in any event, within five (5) days of discovery thereof and (ii) shall take all steps reasonably necessary under the circumstances to mitigate the effects of the force majeure event upon which such notice is based; provided further, that in the event a force majeure event described in this Section extends for a period in excess of thirty (30) days in the aggregate, A7 Hosting may immediately terminate this Agreement.

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