Please read the following conditions closely:
I am of legal age, in the state of my residency to enter this agreement.
This Application and Agreement shall constitute a binding agreement between Around Houston Hosting, and myself at such time as this application is received and approved by Around Houston Hosting headquarters.
I MAY CANCEL THIS AGREEMENT AT ANYTIME EFFECTIVE UPON WRITTEN NOTICE TO Around Houston Hosting.
I may cancel within the first 30 days with full refund. Setup fees are non refundable.
Around Houston Hosting may immediately terminate a hosting client who discredits the companys name, misuses, misrepresents or violates any requirement contained in this Agreement, Polices and Procedures.
Around Houston Hosting reserves the right to revise our policies at any time. Additionally, Around Houston Hosting reserves the right to discontinue service for any account that we determine is being inappropriately or unlawfully used, and reserves the right to refuse service at our discretion.
If web site management is the responsibility of the client, Around Houston Hosting is not responsible for web site management or files lost or damaged by users. Backup of all site files is recommended, and should be maintained by the client on a machine outside of the Around Houston Hosting network. A fee of $60 is required should a client request any files from our back up systems, which are intended for disaster retrieval only. Around Houston Hosting does not guarantee that the files contained in our backup systems will be the most current copy of a client's web site unless the site designer is Around Houston Web Design.
If an account is used unlawfully or is in violation of the user policy, Around Houston Hosting reserves the right to terminate the account without notice and without refunds. Files that violate the user policy are subject to deletion without notice. Clients violating the user policy will be held responsible for damages to Around Houston Hosting, including but not limited to, Around Houston.com's systems, servers, connectivity, reputation, business, service, network, operations, or equipment. Determining what constitutes a policy violation is the sole discretion of Around Houston Hosting, and includes but is not limited to, the following:
- Anti Spam Policy - Around Houston Hosting strictly prohibits clients from sending unsolicited
mass emails or Spam, whether via email, Usenet or any other form. Any hosting client using
spamming techniques for soliciting referrals will be immediately terminated.
- System Abuse - Includes, but is not limited to, excessive use of CPU resources or disk space,
installing IRC bots, CGI scripts sharing with domains outside of Around Houston Hosting,
excessive use of data transfers leading to the decrease of the system's performance or other
CGI scripts that use a disproportionate amount of system resources. Around Houston Hosting
will determine what constitutes system abuse.
- Software/Multimedia Distribution - Accounts cannot to be used to distribute "cracked"
versions of copyrighted software (a.k.a. warez), serial numbers for copyrighted software or copyrighted
multimedia files (i.e. music files or MP3's). Sites that contain links to pirated software
or illegal contraband are also prohibited.
- Adult Content - Sites containing adult material, links to adult material, or adult-oriented merchandise
must be approved by Around Houston Hosting.
The final determination of what constitutes "adult content" is made by Around Houston Hosting.
- Security Violation - Attempts to manipulate Around Houston Hosting servers or client web sites are prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, attempting to gain unauthorized access to Around Houston Hosting servers, mail bombing, or other means of deliberately overloading systems.
Setup and service fees are required to activate you account with Around Houston Hosting. Setup fees are non-refundable. Service fees are non-refundable after the first thirty days.
Around Houston Hosting web site properties may contain technical inaccuracies or typographical errors. Changes to the Around Houston Hosting web site properties may be made periodically. Every good faith effort will be made to keep the web site content accurate and up to date. Around Houston Hosting reserves the right to make improvements and/or change our web site at any time without notice.
USE OF Around Houston Hosting WEB HOSTING SERVICE IS AT THE CLIENT'S SOLE RISK. Around Houston Hosting SERVICES ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS, AS AVAILABLE" BASIS. Neither Around Houston Hosting, its employees, affiliates, third party services, merchant licensors or the like, warrant that Around Houston Hosting web hosting service will not be interrupted or error free. Around Houston Hosting will make every good faith effort to ensure that its web servers are available to as many Internet users as possible and that there is minimal interruption of service as possible.
Under no circumstance will Around Houston Hosting, its partners, its employees, or its affiliates be liable for any claims, any action either direct, indirect, special, incidental, or consequential, or any damages either punitive or alleged to have resulted, including loss of profits, from the use of or inability to use Around Houston Hosting service, from service interruptions, from customer errors or problems with their Internet connectivity, from the client's equipment or available technology, from unauthorized access to Around Houston Hosting servers, from communication failure, from bandwidth congestion or interruptions, or from acts of God.
This Agreement is governed by the laws of the state of Texas.
This Agreement is not effective until accepted by Around Houston Hosting.