This Hosting Agreement (this "Agreement") is between Warpline Web Hosting and the person (individual or legal person) whose signs Warpline Web Hosting service order and set up form (the "Order") incorporating this Agreement by reference ("Customer"). This Agreement governs Customer's use of Warpline Web Hosting hosting service.
The following is a list of terms that you agree to when signing up. For details information please read the appropriate section.
• All cancellations must be made at least 24 hours before the next service renewal period. You may request cancellation of your service within the client area at https://my.warpline.com/.
• We do not allow illegal content.
• We do not tolerate abuse to staff.
• Failure to pay your bill on time will result in suspension of your account after 10 days.
• All debts will be passed onto our appointed collection agents
Subject to the terms of this Agreement, and contingent on Customer's satisfaction of Warpline Web Hosting credit approval requirements, Warpline Web Hosting agrees to provide the hosting services described in the Order for the fees stated in the Order.
The initial service term of the Agreement shall begin on the date that Warpline Web Hosting generates an e-mail message to Customer announcing the activation of the Customer's account and shall continue for the number of months stated in the Order. Upon expiration of the Initial Term, this Agreement shall automatically renew the same length as the Initial Term unless Warpline Web Hosting or Customer provides the other with written notice of non-renewal at least ten 24 hours prior to the expiration of the Initial Term or then-current Renewal Term, as applicable. The Initial Term and any Renewal Term may be referred to collectively in this Agreement as the "Term."
Fees are payable in advance on the first day of each billing cycle. Customer's billing cycle shall be monthly, quarterly, semi-annually or annually as indicated on the Order, beginning on the Service Commencement Date. Warpline Web Hosting may require payment for the first billing cycle before beginning service. If the Order provides for credit/debit card billing, Customer authorizes Warpline Web Hosting to bill subsequent fees to the credit/debit card on or after the first day of each successive billing cycle during the Term of this Agreement; otherwise Warpline Web Hosting will invoice Customer via electronic mail to the Primary Customer Contact listed on the Order. Invoiced fees may be issued on or before the 1st day of each billing cycle, and the fees shall be due on the 10th day following invoice date ( invoice due date ), but in no event earlier than the first day of each billing cycle.
Payments must be made in United States dollars. Customer is responsible for providing Warpline Web Hosting with changes to billing information (such as credit card expiration, change in billing address) At its option, Warpline Web Hosting may accrue charges to be made to a credit/debit card until such charges exceed $10.00. Warpline Web Hosting may suspend the service without notice if payment for the service is overdue. Fees not disputed within sixty (60) days of due date are conclusively deemed accurate. Customer agrees to pay Warpline Web Hosting reasonable costs of collection of overdue amounts, including collection agency fees, attorney fees and court costs.
Bandwidth is counted as the combined total of in and out and is measured from your billing date to billing date. Overage above your quota is charged at $1/10Gb and is payable at your billing date.
b) Fee Increases
Warpline Web Hosting may increase its fees for services effective the first day of a Renewal Term by giving notice to Customer of the new fees at least sixty (60) days prior to the beginning of the Renewal Term, and if Customer does not give a notice of non-renewal as provided in Section 2 above, the Customer shall be deemed to have accepted the new fee for that Renewal Term and any subsequent Renewal Terms (unless the fees are increased in the same manner for a subsequent Renewal Term).
c) Early Termination
Customer acknowledges that the amount of the fee for the service is based on Customer's agreement to pay the fee for the entire Initial Term, or Renewal Term, as applicable. In the event Warpline Web Hosting terminates the Agreement for Customer's breach of the Agreement in accordance with Section 9 (Termination), or Customer terminates the service other than in accordance with Section 9 (Termination) for Warpline Web Hosting breach, the unpaid fees for each billing cycle remaining in the Initial Term or then-current Renewal Term, as applicable, are due on the business day following termination of the Agreement. Customer also acknowledges that a minimum of 24 hour cancellation notice prior to the following renewal term must be given in writing to Warpline Web Hosting or the Customer will be responsible for full payment of the following term. Cancellation will only be accepted upon customer completing the Warpline Web Hosting Service Cancellation form at the Client Area of Warpline Web Hosting web site.
Customer agrees to use the service in compliance with applicable law and Warpline Web Hosting Acceptable Use Policy in this Agreement. Customer agrees that Warpline Web Hosting may, in its reasonable commercial judgment consistent with industry standards, amend the AUP from time to time to further detail or describe reasonable restrictions and conditions on Customer's use of the Services. Amendments to the AUP are effective on the earlier of Warpline Web Hosting notice to Customer that an amendment has been made, or the first day of any Renewal Term that begins subsequent to the amendment. Customer agrees to cooperate with Warpline Web Hosting reasonable investigation of any suspected violation of the AUP. In the event of a dispute between Warpline Web Hosting and Customer regarding the interpretation of the AUP, Warpline Web Hosting commercially reasonable interpretation of the AUP shall govern.
5. Customer Information
Customer represents and warrants to Warpline Web Hosting that the information he, she or it has provided and will provide to Warpline Web Hosting for purposes of establishing and maintaining the service is accurate. If Customer is an individual, Customer represents and warrants to Warpline Web Hosting that he or she is at least 18 years of age. Warpline Web Hosting may rely on the instructions of the person listed as the Primary Customer Contact on the Order with regard to Customer's account until Customer has provided a written notice changing the Primary Customer Contract.
Customer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Warpline Web Hosting, Warpline Web Hosting affiliates, and each of their respective officers, directors, agents, and employees from and against any and all claims, demands, liabilities, obligations, losses, damages, penalties, fines, punitive damages, amounts in interest, expenses and disbursements of any kind and nature whatsoever (including reasonable attorneys fees) brought by a third party under any theory of legal liability arising out of or related to the actual or alleged use of Customer's services in violation of applicable law or the AUP by Customer or any person using Customer's log on information, regardless of whether such person has been authorized to use the services by Customer.
7. Disclaimer of Warranties
Warpline Web Hosting DOES NOT WARRANT OR REPRESENT THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR-FREE, OR COMPLETELY SECURE. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW Warpline Web Hosting DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL WARRANTIES INCLUDING THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, AND NONINFRINGEMENT. TO THE EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, ALL SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" BASIS.
8. Limitation of Damages
NEITHER PARTY SHALL BE LIABLE TO THE OTHER FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, OR ANY INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE LOSS OR DAMAGE OF ANY KIND, OR FOR DAMAGES THAT COULD HAVE BEEN AVOIDED BY THE USE OF REASONABLE DILIGENCE, ARISING IN CONNECTION WITH THE AGREEMENT, EVEN IF THE PARTY HAS BEEN ADVISED OR SHOULD BE AWARE OF THE POSSIBILIY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING ELSE IN THE AGREEMENT TO THE CONTRARY, THE MAXIMUM AGGREGATE LIABILITY OF Warpline Web Hosting AND ANY OF ITS EMPLOYEES, AGENTS OR AFFILIATES, UNDER ANY THEORY OF LAW (INCLUDING BREACH OF CONTRACT, TORT, STRICT LIABILITY, AND INFRINGEMENT) SHALL BE A PAYMENT OF MONEY NOT TO EXCEED THE AMOUNT PAYABLE BY CUSTOMER FOR THREE MONTHS OF SERVICE.
a) Suspension of Service
Customer agrees that Warpline Web Hosting may suspend services to Customer without notice and without liability if: (i) Warpline Web Hosting reasonably believes that the services are being used in violation of the AUP, (ii) Customer fails to cooperate with any reasonable investigation of any suspected violation of the AUP, (iii) Warpline Web Hosting reasonably believes that the suspension of service is necessary to protect its network or its other customers, (iv) as requested by a law enforcement or regulatory agency, (v) Customer is overdue on the payment of any amount due under the Agreement or Customer refuses to pay for services under the Agreement Term or (v) the customer is abusive towards Warpline Web Hosting or any member of its staff.
The Agreement may be terminated by Customer prior to the expiration of the Initial Term or any Renewal Term without further notice and without liability if Warpline Web Hosting fails in a material way to provide the service in accordance with the terms of the Agreement and does not cure the failure within ten (10) days of Customer's written notice describing the failure in reasonable detail. The Agreement may be terminated by Warpline Web Hosting prior to the expiration of the Initial Term or any Renewal Term without further notice and without liability as follows: (i) upon ten (10) days notice if Customer is overdue on the payment of any amount due under the Agreement; (ii) Customer materially violates any other provision of the Agreement, including the AUP, and fails to cure the violation within thirty (30) days of a written notice from Warpline Web Hosting describing the violation in reasonable detail; (iii) upon one (1) days notice if Customer's Service is used in violation of a material term of the AUP more than once, or (iv) upon one (1) days notice if Customer violates Section 5 (Customer Information) of this Agreement. Either party may terminate this agreement upon ten (10) days advance notice if the other party admits insolvency, makes an assignment for the benefit of its creditors, files for bankruptcy or similar protection, is unable to pay debts as they become due, has a trustee or receiver appointed over all or a substantial portion of its assets, or enters into an agreement for the extension or readjustment of all or substantially all of its obligations.
c) Money Back Policy
Warpline Web Hosting has a 5 Days Conditional Money Back Policy. If Customer is not satisfied with his/her service within 5 days of purchasing that service, he/she may cancel and will be issued a full refund less any applicable license/control panel fees. The exceptions to this are the following:
1. Customer account is cancelled due to a violation of our TOS/AUP.
2. A refund is requested due to limitations of Customer's technical knowledge that keep him/her from properly operating a VPS or other product or service offered by Warpline Web Hosting and purchased by Customer.
3. A refund is requested due to infrequent or non-use of Customer's service.
4. A refund is requested due to a technical issue that has not been brought to the attention of Warpline Web Hosting via one of our approved support channels.
5. Customer installs or operates software that causes instability in the VPS environment and is not supported by Warpline Web Hosting .
6. Customer has previously been a customer of Warpline Web Hosting and requested and received a refund under this policy for prior service held with Warpline Web Hosting .
7. Customer has previously held an account with Warpline Web Hosting and maintained an active service for more than 5 days with Warpline Web Hosting .
10. Requests for Customer Information
Customer agrees that Warpline Web Hosting may, without notice to Customer, (i) report to the appropriate authorities any conduct by Customer or any of Customer's customers or end users that Warpline Web Hosting believes violates applicable law, and (ii) provide any information that it has about Customer or any of its customers or end users in response to a formal or informal request from a law enforcement or regulatory agency or in response to a formal request in a civil action that on its face meets the requirements for such a request.
11. Back Up Copy
Customer agrees to maintain a current copy of all content hosted by Warpline Web Hosting notwithstanding any agreement by Warpline Web Hosting to provide back up services.
Changes to Warpline Web Hosting Network Upgrades and other changes in Warpline Web Hosting network, including, but not limited to changes in its software, hardware, and service providers, may affect the display or operation of Customer's hosted content and/or applications. Warpline Web Hosting reserves the right to change its network in its commercially reasonable discretion, and Warpline Web Hosting shall not be liable for any resulting harm to Customer.
Notices to Warpline Web Hosting under the Agreement shall be given via support tickets in Client Area, and to Customer shall be given via electronic mail to the individual listed as the Primary Customer Contact on the Order. Notices are deemed received on the day transmitted, or if that day is not a business day, on the first business day following the day delivered. Customer may change his, her or its email address by updating My Details at Client Area.
13. Force Majeure
Warpline Web Hosting shall not be in default of any obligation under the Agreement if the failure to perform the obligation is due to any event beyond Warpline Web Hosting control, including, without limitation, significant failure of a portion of the power grid, significant failure of the Internet, natural disaster, war, riot, insurrection, epidemic, strikes or other organized labor action, terrorist activity, or other events of a magnitude or type for which precautions are not generally taken in the industry.
14. Governing Law/Disputes
The Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the State of Maryland, exclusive of its choice of law principles, and the laws of the United States of America, as applicable. The Agreement shall not be governed by the United Nations Convention on the International Sale of Goods.
15. Intellectual Property
Each party acknowledges and agrees that the other party retains exclusive ownership and rights in its name, trademarks, service marks, trade secrets, inventions, copyrights, materials, data and other intellectual property. Neither party may use or allow access to any unauthorized personnel, the other party's name, trade mark, service marks, trade secrets, inventions, copyrights, materials, data or other intellectual property without the other party's prior written consent. Warpline Web Hosting shall make no claim of ownership of data transferred to Customer's server space as provided by Warpline Web Hosting unless the data is believed to be the owned by Warpline Web Hosting , its vendors, employees, other customers or agents.
The parties intend for their relationship to be that of independent contractors and not a partnership, joint venture, or employer/employee. Neither party will represent itself to be agent of the other. Each party acknowledges that it has no power or authority to bind the other on any agreement and that it will not represent to any person that it has such power or authority. This Agreement may be amended only by a formal written agreement signed by both parties. The terms on Customer's purchase order or other business forms are not binding on Warpline Web Hosting unless they are expressly incorporated into a formal written agreement signed by both parties. A party's failure or delay in enforcing any provision of the Agreement will not be deemed a waiver of that party's rights with respect to that provision or any other provision of the Agreement. A party's waiver of any of its right under the Agreement is not a waiver of any of its other rights with respect to a prior, contemporaneous or future occurrence, whether similar in nature or not. The captions in the Agreement are not part of the Agreement, but are for the convenience of the parties. The following provisions will survive expiration or termination of the Agreement: Fees, indemnity obligations, provisions limiting liability and disclaiming warranties, provisions regarding ownership of intellectual property, these miscellaneous provisions, and other provisions that by their nature are intended to survive termination of the Agreement. There are no third party beneficiaries to the Agreement. Neither insurers nor the customers of resellers are third party beneficiaries to the Agreement. Customer may not transfer the Agreement without Warpline Web Hosting prior written consent. Warpline Web Hosting approval for assignment is contingent on the assignee meeting Warpline Web Hosting credit approval criteria. Warpline Web Hosting may assign the Agreement in whole or in part.
This Agreement together with the Order and AUP constitutes the complete and exclusive agreement between the parties regarding its subject matter and supersedes and replace any prior understanding or communication, written or oral.