This terms of service policy constitutes a legal
agreement between you and ABCWebHost.com, a web hosting provider.
The terms of service may be updated by ABCWebHost.com as we deem
necessary. It is your responsibility to make sure all use is in
accordance with this policy.
If you are accepting on behalf of a company, you represent and
warrant to ABCWebHost.com that you have full authority to bind
If you do not agree to abide by this policy please do not use our
Prohibited conduct :
You will violate this policy if you engage in the following examples
of prohibited activities while using our services:
Email Policy :
SPAM, Junk-mail and unsolicited email are defined as: the
sending of the same, or substantially similar, unsolicited
electronic mail messages, whether commercial or not, to more than
ABCWebHost.com has a zero stance policy on SPAM, Junk E-mail or
A message is considered unsolicited if it is sent to a recipient who
has not requested or invited the message. This prohibition extends
to the sending of unsolicited mass mailings from another service,
which in any way implicates the use of ABCWebHost.com whether or
not the message actually originated from our network.
Other restrictions include, using our network or services for the
receipt of replies to unsolicited mass email (spam) sent from a
third-party network or the forgery of email headers is prohibited.
Block-List Removal :
If your use of the services have clearly caused
ABCWebHost.com's mail servers or ABCWebHost.com's IP address
ranges to be placed on black hole lists and other mail filtering
software systems used by companies on the internet, you will be
assessed a USD $300 charge and USD $100 per hour for administrative
charges incurred to remove and protect mail servers and IP ranges.
Mass Mailings :
Sending mass unsolicited email is considered spam. Unsolicited email
is defined as email sent to a recipient who has not double-opted in
Senders of mass mailings must maintain complete and accurate records
of all opt-ins, including the email and its headers if applicable,
and provide such records to ABCWebHost.com upon request. If
positive and verifiable proof of opt-in cannot be provided,
complaints from recipients of the mailing are considered proof they
did not subscribe and the mailing is unsolicited.
Our mass mailing rules apply to mailing lists, list services, or
mailing services contracted for by the Customer. The policy is
stated as follows: An acceptable mailing list will be focused at a
small targeted audience that has voluntarily signed up for e-mail
information using a double opt-in process or that has made their
e-mail address available to you for distribution of information. The
list must also allow for automatic removal by all end users with
non-distribution in the future.
Mail Restrictions :
ABCWebHost.com allows customers to operate small double-opted
mailing lists and news letters. Large mailing lists or other
mailings with over 30 recipients are not supported and are better
hosted with another provider. Mailings with a bounce rate higher
then 3% will be considered spam.
Facilitating a Violation of this Policy :
Advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available any
software, program, product, or service that is designed to violate
this Policy, which includes the facilitation of the means to spam,
initiation of pinging, flooding, mail-bombing, denial of service
attacks and piracy of software.
Infringing Intellectual Property Rights :
Engaging in any activity that;
Infringes or misappropriates the intellectual property rights of
others, including copyrights, trademarks, service marks, trade
secrets, software piracy, and patents held by individuals,
corporations, or other entities;
Violates privacy, publicity, or other personal rights of others.
Obscene Speech or Materials :
Using ABCWebHost.com's products or services to advertise,
transmit, store, post, display, or otherwise make available child
pornography. ABCWeb Host shall notify law enforcement agencies when
it becomes aware of the presence of child pornography on or being
transmitted through our services.
Promoting Violence or Injury :
Advocating, promoting or providing assistance in carrying out
violence or any other unlawful activity against any persons, animals
or any governments, businesses or other entities
Describing or displaying a weapon, or parts of weapons, or manuals
for assembling any weapon, including but not limited to firearms,
ammunition, explosives, grenades, bombs and caustic or other
dangerous substances contrary to any laws
Promoting products or services that involve a significant risk of
death or injury to any persons, or damage to business or other
entities or property contrary to any laws.
Defamatory or Abusive Language :
Using ABCWebHost.com products or services as a means to transmit
or post defamatory, harassing, abusive, or threatening language.
Forging of Headers and Masking of IP Addresses :
Forging or misrepresenting message headers or masking IP Addresses,
whether in whole or in part, to mask the originator of the message
or other Internet activity.
Illegal or Unauthorized Access to Computers or Networks :
Accessing illegally or without authorization computers, accounts, or
networks belonging to ABCWebHost.com or another party, or
attempting to penetrate security measures of another individual's
system (often known as "hacking")
Engaging in any activity that might be used as a precursor to an
attempted system penetration (i.e. port scan, stealth scan, or other
information gathering activity).
Distribution of Internet Viruses, Worms, Trojan Horses, or Other
Destructive Activities :
Distributing information regarding the creation of and sending
Internet viruses, worms, Trojan horses, pinging, flooding,
mail-bombing, or denial of service attacks
Engaging in activities that disrupt the use of or interfere with the
ability of others to effectively use the network or any connected
network, system, service, or equipment.
IRC (Internet Relay Chat) :
IRC activity "of any kind" is strictly prohibited.
Misuse of Account Features :
Operating any service which makes an account feature available to
third parties for any use other than normal access to that account's
Web site is forbidden
Operating any service or products which enables or assists anonymous
or abusive behaviour5 by third parties is forbidden
Operating any service or products which affects the stability or
reliability of any ABCWebHost.com server or network component,
impacts other users or the company negatively, or degrades quality
of service is forbidden.
All account features are to be used solely in order to develop and
implement the Web site associated with that ABCWebHost.com
account. Resellers may make reasonable use of account features
shared between multiple accounts they are being billed for.
Under no circumstance may our services be used as a means to provide
free website or email hosting like Hotmail - www.hotmail.com or like
GeoCities - geocities.yahoo.com.
Export Control Violations :
Exporting encryption software over the Internet or otherwise, to
countries outside of their allowed areas.
Illegal Activities :
Engaging in activities that are determined to be illegal, including
advertising, transmitting, or otherwise making available, pyramid
schemes, fraudulently charging credit cards, and pirating software.
Other Activities :
Engaging in any other activity, whether lawful or unlawful, that
ABCWebHost.com in its sole discretion determines to be harmful to
customers, operations, reputation, goodwill or customer relations.
Consequences for engaging in prohibited conduct :
In the event that you engage in any of the activities above, and as
determined by ABCWebHost.com in its sole discretion,
ABCWebHost.com may immediately suspend or terminate access to the
services or terminate our agreement with you and recover costs and
expenses for any harm caused to the ABCWebHost.com or its
Fees, payments and billing policies :
As consideration for the services you have selected, you agree to
pay the applicable service fees. All fees payable hereunder are
As further consideration for the services, you agree to :
Provide certain current, complete and accurate information about you
as required by the registration process and maintain and update this
information as needed to keep it current, complete and accurate.
Fees and Payments :
All fees are payable in US Dollar by default, however some of
our payment gateways allow multicurrency payments. All payments are
due on your account's bill day
The following credit cards are accepted: Visa, MasterCard & American
Express. By using your credit or debit card information, you
authorize ABCWebHost.com to charge the card for any fees due on
your account. You will be responsible for all charges listed in your
account until you cancel your account in accordance with our
All charges made to your credit card will be posted from "ABCWebHost.com"
on your credit card statements
Your "Bill Day" is the day of the month you created your
ABCWebHost.com account. Your account will be billed on this day
every month, quarter or year, depending on the payment plan you have
Cancellation policy :
Services will automatically renew until a service is cancelled.
If you do not wish to renew your Monthly or Annual Service agreement
you must cancel your account by sending an email to our
, your control panel username must be included
A cancellation refers to the removal of user materials from our
systems and the deactivation of services. You will be required to
pay any outstanding charges owed. Please be aware that there are no
pro-rated refunds after the first 30 days of service regardless of
Domain Name Registrations CANNOT be cancelled. As the purchaser of
the Domain Name you are the Domain Name's owner until the term of
the Domain Name's registration has expired
ABCWebHost.com will not automatically cancel services because of
30 day money back :
Most services offered by ABCWeb Host carry a 30 Day Money Back
policy. If you are not completely satisfied with our services, you
will receive a full refund for the hosting fees during the first 30
days after the service was added.
Accounts with violations of our policies will not receive a refund
under any circumstance.