This Web Hosting Agreement is between Aimdaddy and the person/persons who use our website hosting and domain service. Please read carefully to ensure you understand our terms before purchasing any of our products or services.
COST, RENEWAL, STORAGE
Term of Service.The term of User's subscription to Aimdaddy agrees to provide the services stated for the price agreed at any given time. We do not miss lead customers with hidden costs unlike many other web hosting companies.
Customers must acknowledge that the amount of the services bought is based on customers agreement to pay the fee for the initial term or renewal term.
All customers are responsible for monitoring their storage space and bandwidth transfer each month. Customers who go over the limit of their account will be sent an email with the option to either upgrade their account or reduce store and or storage. If customers continue to go over we will do everything possible to fix the problem. We do hold to right to ban accounts for continuous problems. If customers sign up for an account and cancel it within the first month they will still be charged for the full first month.
Renewal notices are emailed three days before the actual renew date in your account. If your using a credit card you will not have to worry about manuel payments. All accounts are set up on a pre-pay basis. If payment is not received within 7 days a ₦12,200 fee will be added. Aimdaddy reserves the right to change prices at any time, unless other terms have been agreed upon. Any account not brought current within a week (7 days) of e-mail notice or exceeding this time frame in any way is subject to suspension. YOU are responsible for all fees owed on the account from the time it was established to the time that YOU notified Aimdaddy to request for termination of services. Although we are based in the US our websites currency is NGN. YOUR particular billing cycle corresponds to the contract length that was initially chosen at setup. YOUR account will automatically renew at this length unless cancelled before hand. There is no fee for cancelled accounts that have been paid for yearly. If you cancell an account on the monthly billing cycle Aimdaddy can not refund any payments made before.
All annual payments are non refundable once the 30 day money back guarantee has passed. The only time your annual plan will end is if your account does not comply with our terms and conditions. Both monthly and annual payments are non-refundable if your account does not follow our terms and conditions.
Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server or customer of Aimdaddy is strictly prohibited.
Aimdaddy will strongly react to any use or attempted use of an Internet account or computer without the owner's authorization. Such attempts include 'Internet scamming' (tricking other people into releasing their passwords), password theft, security hole scanning, etc.
Any unauthorized use of accounts or computers by YOU, whether or not the attacked account or computer belongs to Aimdaddy, will result in action against YOU. Possible actions include warnings, account suspension or cancelation, as well as civil or criminal legal action, depending on the seriousness of the attack.
IMPORTANT NOTE - Aimdaddy has the right to discontinue service, or deny access to anyone who violates our policies or the terms and conditions shown below WITHOUT WARNING or PRIOR NOTICE. No refunds of fees paid will be made if account termination is due to violation of the terms outlined below.
YOU may not run IRC, bots or clients on shared servers. Unacceptable uses also include, but are NOT limited to: Bulk emailing, unsolicited emailing, newsgroup spamming, upload scripts (Rappidleach), pornographic content, illegal content, copyright infringement, trademark infringement, warez sites (including links to/from), cracks, software serial numbers, proxy-relaying, link farming (the act of or by use of scripts), link grinding, link-only sites, spamdexing, FFA (Free-For-All) and/or anything else determined by Aimdaddy to be unacceptable use of our services including abuse of server resources.
WEB APPLICATIONS and WEB ACCESSIBLE SCRIPTS - All web applications that are out-of-date and actively being exploited will be shut down immediately without prior notice. YOU are responsible for and should evaluate YOUR web-based applications and scripts on a regular basis to ensure their security and orderliness.
Shared hosting accounts may also be terminated if it includes the following content or have links to the following content: Providing material that is grossly offensive to the Web community including blatant expressions of bigotry, racism, hatred, or profanity; promoting or providing instructional information about illegal activities; promoting physical harm or injury against any group or individual; displaying material containing obscene nudity or pornographic material (not applicable to managed dedicated servers); displaying material that exploits children under 18-years of age; acts of copyright infringement including offering pirated computer programs or links to such programs; information used to circumvent manufacturer-installed copy-protect devices, including serial or registration numbers for software programs, or any type of cracker utilities.
Customers agree to use our services under the Terms and condition which is here by incorporated with this agreement. Customers agree that Aimdaddy hold the right to change their Terms at any time to meet web hosting standards and laws. Amendments to the Terms are effective on the earlier of Aimdaddy 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 Aimdaddy reasonable investigation of any suspected violation of the Terms. In the event of a dispute between Aimdaddy and Customer regarding the interpretation of the Terms, Aimdaddy commercially reasonable interpretation of the Terms shall govern.
Customer represents and warrants to Aimdaddy that the information he, she or it has provided and will provide to Aimdaddy for purposes of establishing and maintaining the service is accurate. If Customer is an individual, Customer represents and warrants to Aimdaddy that he or she is at least 18 years of age. Aimdaddy 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.
Unsolicited commercial advertisements ('SPAM') are not allowed in e-mail, and will likely result in account cancellation. Aimdaddy takes a zero-tolerance approach to SPAM originating from its servers or for spam advertising of domains hosted within our network. If found, YOUR account may be deleted.
The following activities are not allowed: SPAM, which includes, but is not limited to, bulk mailing of commercial advertising, informational announcements, charity requests, petitions for signatures, and political or religious tracts (such messages may only be sent to those who have explicitly requested it from your domain); Forging, altering or removing electronic mail headers - any domain sending stealth spam will be terminated without warning and without refund. Sending numerous copies of the same or substantially similar message with the intent to disrupt a server or account ('mail bombing'); Spamming Newsgroups: Commercial advertisements are unwelcome in most Usenet discussion groups and on most e-mail mailing lists. Inappropriate posting may result in account cancelation. See the newsgroup or mailing list's charter for whether advertising is allowed or not. Sending a message to many different off-topic newsgroups, is particularly unethical and will be treated as such; Mail may not be used to harass or intimidate others. Harassment, whether through language, frequency of messages, or size of messages, is prohibited. Sending a single unwelcome message may be considered harassment. If a recipient asks to stop receiving e-mail, YOU must not send that person any further messages.
NOTE - If YOU use the services of another provider to promote a website hosted by or through Aimdaddy ('spamvertising'), then the provisions of the above policy shall apply as if the SPAM were sent through our servers.
Each shared web hosting account comes with its own CGI-BIN. YOU are free to use any CGI scripts YOU wish, however we reserve the rights to disable any CGI script that effects normal shared server operation without prior notice.
Aimdaddy does not warrant or represent that the services will be uninterrupted, error free, or completely secure. To the extent permitted by applicable law Aimdaddy disclaims any and all warranties including the implied warranties or merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement. To the extent permitted by applicable law all services are provided on an "As Is" basis.
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 possibility of such damages.
Notwithstanding anything else in the agreement to the contrary, the maximum aggregate liability of Aimdaddy and any of its employees, agents or affiliates, under any theory of the 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 the three months service.
Customer represents and warrants to Customer agrees that Aimdaddy may suspend services to Customer without notice and without liability if: (i) Aimdaddy 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) Aimdaddy reasonably believes that the suspension of service is necessary to protect its network or its other customers, or (iv) as requested by a law enforcement or regulatory agency. Customer shall pay Aimdaddy reasonable reinstatement fee if service is Aimdaddy following a suspension of service under this subsection.
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 Aimdaddy 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 Aimdaddy prior to the expiration of the Initial Term or any Renewal Term without further notice and without liability as follows: (i) upon five (5) 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 Aimdaddy 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 five (5) 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.
If you break our terms of service/acceptable usage policy we hold the right to cancel any services. We will never cancel any services without trying our best to resolve the problem with you. However in extreme cases such as an account containing child pornography we hold the right to cancel services without any prior warning. We do not refund any accounts breaking our terms of service/acceptable usage policy. For example if we cancel your hosting account during your first month for breaching copyright, we will not refund you for the first month. This is to prevent people signing up for our services with the intention of breaching our terms.
Upgrades and other changes in Aimdaddy 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. Aimdaddy reserves the right to change its network in its commercially reasonable discretion, and Aimdaddy shall not be liable for any resulting harm to Customer.
Aimdaddy reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. YOU may only use Aimdaddy server for lawful purposes and our services may not be used for illegal purposes or in support of illegal activities. We reserve the right to cooperate with legal authorities and/or injured third parties in the investigation of any suspected crime or civil wrong doing. If anything is not legal in the Republic Of Nigeria, it is not permitted to reside on our servers. Transmission, distribution or storage of any material in violation of any applicable law or regulation is prohibited. This includes but not limiting material protected by copyright, trademark, trade secret or other intellectual property right used without proper authorization, and material that is obscene, defamatory, constitutes an illegal threat, or violates export control laws. Examples of non-acceptable content or links: 'Pirated Warez', OGG, AVI, MPEG, ISO, 'Hacker programs or archives', 'Copyrighted Digital Movie Copies (DIVX)' and 'Unlicensed MP3'. The designation of any materials as such described above is left entirely to the discretion of Aimdaddy management.
If illegal content or usage is found, the account will be suspended and/or terminated. YOU agree that Aimdaddy may disclose any and all YOUR information including assigned IP numbers, account history, account use, etc. to any law enforcement agent who makes a written request without further consent or notification.
Regardless of the place of signing this agreement, YOU agree that for purposes of venue this contract is entered in Lagos, Nigeria, and any dispute will be litigated or arbitrated in Lagos, Nigeria. Defendants further waive all objections to venue and acknowledge that venue in any such litigation will be held in Nigerian courts. IN NO EVENT SHALL Aimdaddy MAXIMUM LIABILITY EXCEED FIFTY HUNDRED (₦50,000) Naira.
Material accessible to you through Aimdaddy services may be subject to protection under the Nigerian or other copyright laws, or laws protecting trademarks, trade secrets and proprietary information. Except when expressly permitted by the owner of such rights, YOU must not use Aimdaddy or its servers and network in a manner that would infringe, violate, dilute or misappropriate any such rights, with respect to any material that you access or receive through the Aimdaddy network. If YOU use a domain name in connection with Aimdaddy or similar service, YOU must not use that domain name in violation of any trademark, service mark, or similar rights of any third party.
YOU agree to pay Aimdaddy prior to the effectiveness of the desired domain name registration, the then-current amount set forth in the Aimdaddy price schedule for the initial registration of the domain name and, should YOU choose to renew the registration, subsequent renewals of the registration. All fees are non-refundable, in whole or in part, even if YOUR domain name registration is suspended, canceled or transferred prior to the end of YOUR then current registration term. Aimdaddy reserves the right to change fees, surcharges, renewal fees or to institute new fees at any time, for any reason, at its sole discretion. YOUR requested domain name will not be registered unless and until we receive actual payment of the registration fee, and have confirmed YOUR registration in an email from Aimdaddy to the email address indicated in YOUR registration application. In the event of a chargeback by a credit card company (or similar action by another payment provider allowed by Aimdaddy) in connection with the payments of the registration fee for YOUR domain name registration, YOU agrees and acknowledges that the domain name registration shall be transferred to Aimdaddy as the paying entity for that registration to the registry and that we reserve all rights regarding such domain name including, without limitation, the right to make the domain name available to other parties for purchase. Aimdaddy will reinstate YOUR domain name registration solely at Aimdaddy discretion, and subject to our receipt of the initial registration or renewal fee and our then-current reinstatement fee.
Transfer domain registrar to Aimdaddy
YOU agree to pay Aimdaddy prior to the effectiveness of the desired domain name transfer request, the then-current amount set forth in the Aimdaddy price schedule for the initial transfer request of the domain name. YOU agree and acknowledge that the domain name transfer will fail, and all fees are non-refundable, for the following reasons, but not limited to:
- No response from the Registered Name Holder or Administrative Contact
- Domain name in Registrar Lock Status
- Domain name registration period time expires or other constraints, other than during the first 60 days of initial registration or during the first 60 days after a registrar transfer
Aimdaddy reserves the right to change fees, surcharges, renewal fees or to institute new fees at any time, for any reason, at its sole discretion. YOUR requested domain name will not be registered unless and until we receive actual payment of the registration fee, and have confirmed YOUR registration in an email from Aimdaddy to the email address indicated in YOUR registration application. In the event of a chargeback by a credit card company (or similar action by another payment provider allowed by Aimdaddy) in connection with the payments of the registration fee for YOUR domain name registration, YOU agrees and acknowledges that the domain name registration shall be transferred to Aimdaddy as the paying entity for that registration to the registry and that we reserve all rights regarding such domain name including, without limitation, the right to make the domain name available to other parties for purchase. Aimdaddy will reinstate YOUR domain name registration solely at Aimdaddy discretion, and subject to our receipt of the initial registration or renewal fee and our then-current reinstatement fee.
Transfer domain away from Aimdaddy
Aimdaddy reserves all rights, without limitation, to reject the domain name transfer request for the following reasons, but not limited to:
- No response from the Registered Name Holder or Administrative Contact
- Domain name in Registrar Lock Status and there is no request from Registered Name Holder or Administrative Contact for the status change
- Domain name registration period time will be expiring in less than 60 days or other constraints, other than during the first 60 days of initial registration or during the first 60 days after a registrar transfer
YOU agree and acknowledge that the failure or success of a domain name transfer will be his/her sole responsibility, and Aimdaddy will not be held liable for the failure of a domain name transfer for any reason.
Domain registrations are non-refundable. Please do not purchase the domain name until you are certain that it is exactly what you would like to buy.
Aimdaddy provides technical support for YOU that encompasses within our area of expertise only. Such expertise includes assistance, troubleshooting, and debugging of our cPanel control panel interface, servers within our immediate responsibility and any other hosting related issues.
Unlike many hosting companies We do our best to help with scripts, templates and programing languages. However, under no circumstances is Aimdaddy obligated to help YOU in the installations of new application modules, templates and/or programming languages, nor in providing assistance for any errors produced by any applications that have been modified by YOU previously.