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Terms of Use
In General
General Purpose Web Terms of Use

Purpose Hosting, wishes to provide our customers with a positive web hosting experience. To accomplish this, all customers need to follow the same rules and guidelines. These policies are intended to maintain Purpose Hosting's high quality level of services and make them available to all our customers on a fair, consistent and efficient basis.

By accepting web hosting services from Purpose Hosting, you acknowledge your acceptance to be bound by these terms and conditions. If you do not agree to these terms and conditions, please follow the steps described in Cancellation of Service below.

Web Site Content
Purpose Hosting Web Site Content

Purpose Hosting is not obligated to monitor the network for the purpose of examining customer's content. You hereby acknowledge that if we are made aware of content that is determined to be, in Purpose Hosting's sole discretion, unacceptable, undesirable, offensive, indecent, obscene, excessively violent or otherwise objectionable, Purpose Hosting has the right, but not the obligation, to edit, remove or deny access to such content. Purpose Hosting may disclose any content or records concerning customer's account as required to satisfy any legal requirement, regulation, government request or court order.

Pornography and sex-related merchandising are expressly prohibited on Purpose Hosting servers. This includes implying sexual content, display of nudity, or any link to adult content anywhere else. This is also true for sites that promote illegal activity of any type or content that may be damaging to Purpose Hosting's servers or any other servers on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited. In addition, the sale of or promoting bulk email services are not allowed. Non-acceptable content or links include but are not necessarily be limited to:

Purpose Hosting Prohibited Adult Content Sites
Adult Content Sites - Any erotic or pornographic material, links to adult sites, or advertisements for adult sites.
Purpose Hosting Prohibited Pirating Software Sites
Pirated Software Sites (Warez) - Any software that is copyrighted and not freely available for distribution without cost; i.e. ROMs, ROM Emulators and MPEG Layer 3 files (MP3).
Purpose Hosting Prohibited Copyright Violations Website
Copyright Violations - Violation of copyrights held by individuals and corporations or other entities can result in civil and criminal liability for the infringer.
Purpose Hosting Prohibited Hacking Websites
Hacking/Phreaking - Includes sites with material, links, or resources for hacking, phreaking, viruses, anarchy, or any type of site that promotes or participates in willful harm to Internet sites or providers.
$500 Voucher
Free $500 Voucher
Is valid for 2 years. This voucher must be used within this period, as a discount against the total price of Purpose creating a new web site, or redeveloping an existing one. Voucher must be presented for discount.
3 Months Hosting Free
3 Months Free Hosting
Only upon agreeing to a 12 month contract. Fees are automatically deducted from credit card or bank account each 3 months, or for the whole 12 months.
System Security
System Securite Websites
Customers may not use the Purpose Hosting Networks to attempt in any way to circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network, or account. This includes, but is not limited to, accessing any data not intended for the customer, logging into any server or account the customer is not expressly authorized to access, password cracking, probing the security of other networks in search of weakness, or violation of any other organization's security policy. Customers may not attempt to interfere or deny service to any user, host, or network. This includes, but is not limited to, flooding, mail bombing, or other deliberate attempts to overload or crash a host or network. Purpose Hosting will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations. Users who violate system or network security may incur criminal or civil liability.
Use of CGI Scripts
Use of CGI Scripts with Hosting Accounts
Purpose Hosting accounts come equipped with a pre-configured CGI-Bin. Customers are free to use any CGI-scripts provided with their account or add any additional ones they require. If any CGI-scripts are deemed to be adversely affecting the server performance or the network integrity, they may be shut down without prior notice. CGI-script sharing with domains not hosted by Purpose Hosting is not allowed.
Excessive Resource Usage
Excessive Resource Usage in Websites
Any web site that uses an excessively high amount of server resources including but not limited to CPU time, memory, and network bandwidth will be given an option of either upgrading their service level or reducing the resource used to an acceptable level.
Programs Running in Background
Prohibited Programs running in the Background
Background programs are prohibited unless prior approval is received from Purpose Hosting. Purpose Hosting will consider requests on a one for one basis. approved, extra charges will be assessed based on resource requirements or system maintenance.
Spamming Not Permitted
Prohibited Spamming

You must not use any Purpose Hosting Network, Purpose Hosting's equipment or any Purpose Hosting email address in connection with the transmission of spam, flames, mail bombs, or substantially similar, unsolicited email messages. Your domain may not be referenced as originator, intermediary, or reply-to address in any of the above. This shall include the sending of unsolicited mass mailings from any other service that in any way implicates the use of the Purpose Hosting Network, Purpose Hosting equipment or any Purpose Hosting email address. A message is considered to be unsolicited if it is posted in violation of a newsgroup charter or if it is sent to a recipient who has not requested or invited the message. Simply making one's email address accessible to the public will not constitute a request or invitation to receive messages, for purposes of enforcing this provision.

When any customer is found to have been engaged in spamming in violation of this agreement, Purpose Hosting reserves the right to disable that customer's web site without warning. In addition, Purpose Hosting may impose a $200 penalty for each spam policy violation. Purpose Hosting solely reserves the right to refuse or cancel service to spammers. Purpose Hosting reserves the right to determine what violates this policy. As such, any violation may result in cancellation of services without refund.

Copyrights and Infringement
No Copyright Infringement
Material available to you when using Purpose Hosting's services may be subject to protection under copyright laws, or laws protecting trademarks, trade secrets and/or proprietary information. Except when expressly permitted by the owner of such copyrights, you must not use the Purpose Hosting Service 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 Purpose Hosting Network. If you use a domain name in connection with the Purpose Hosting Service or similar service, you must not use that domain name in violation of any trademark, service mark, or similar rights of any third party.
Defamation Prohibited
Defamatory Websites Prohibited
Defamatory speech distributed over the Internet can result in civil liability for the defamer.
Refusal of Service
 for Refusal of Service
Purpose Hosting reserves the right at its sole discretion to refuse or cancel service. Violation of any of Purpose Hosting's Rules and Regulations could result in a warning, suspension, or possible account termination. Accounts terminated due to policy violations will not be refunded including during the 30 Day money back guarantee period.
Cancellation of Service
 for Cancellationl of Service

Domain Name Registrations:
All domain names can be cancelled within first 3 days of registration. All fees will be fully refunded. After 3 days we are not able to cancel and refund the domain name registration or renewal.

Web Hosting Services:
Within 30 Days:
Cancellations done within first 30 days from starting the service will be refunded minus $50 cancellation fee. The $50 fee is use to recover the setup cost of the hosting service. No refund is provided for Basic Email Hosting service and no cancellation fee is charged.

After 30 Days
30 days after the account is setup on our servers, no refunds are provided.

Cancellation Process:
To cancel services you must notify Purpose Hosting in writing via a company email or written notification with 30 days notice. This allows us to verify your details before cancellation. We cannot accept cancellation via phone.

We cannot accept cancellation requests over the phone. Cancellation cannot be done for domain names. If domain name is offered free as part of the hosting package and the package is canceled the refund will include the package price minus the domain name price.

You will be liable for continuous hosting monthly charges until you formally notify Purpose Hosting of cancellation. Even if you move your site etc, without notification the space and services are still allotted to you and are chargeable.

Cancellation of Addons and Upgrades:
 for Cancellationl of Addons and Upgrades
Once these services have have been setup by Purpose Hosting staff, they cannot be refunded in part or full.
Purpose Hosting to be Held Harmless
Purpose Hosting to be held Harmless
Customer agrees that it will protect, indemnify, save and hold Purpose Hosting, harmless from any and all stipulations, liabilities, losses, expenses and claims, as well as reasonable legal fees assessed against Purpose Hosting, its agents, customers, officers, employees and administration that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by it's customers, agents, employees or assigns. Customer agrees to defend, indemnify and hold Purpose Hosting, harmless against liabilities arising out of;
any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or distributed in association with Purpose Hosting Services;
any material furnished by customer infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party;
copyright violation and any defective products sold to a customer from Purpose Hosting Services.
Purpose Hosting Disclaimer

Purpose Hosting will not be responsible for any damages your business may suffer. Purpose Hosting makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide. Purpose Hosting disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This includes data loss resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions of any kind caused by Purpose Hosting and its employees. Purpose Hosting reserves the right to amend or update these policies without notice. Failure to follow any terms and conditions may result in account deactivation.

Purpose Hosting furthermore expects that its customers who resell our Internet services to others will fully comply with all applicable laws concerning the privacy of on-line communications. A customer's failure to comply with those laws will violate this policy. Finally, Purpose Hosting wishes to emphasis that in accepting services, customers indemnify Purpose Hosting for the violation of any law or Purpose Hosting policy, that results in loss to Purpose Hosting or the bringing of any claim against Purpose Hosting. This means that if Purpose Hosting is sued because of activities of the customer that violate any law, or this policy, the customer will pay any damages awarded against Purpose Hosting, plus costs and reasonable legal fees.

Should any portion of this Terms of Use Agreement be found to be in violation of any law in any locality, then this agreement shall be deemed to be modified only to the extent necessary to be considered legal and enforceable in such locality only.

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