OFS Hosting Policy for Use
OFS Hosting wants to provide the best hosting, domain and other services available to our clients. We take pride in the clients who take advantage of our programs We also take pride in our services, and we try to ensure the highest quality.
To make sure this is a mutually beneficially relationship for both parties, we have put together some guidelines to make ensure continued harmonic interactions.
Therefore we ask that you our client, adhere to our regulatory measures we have in place. They are there for you guidance in striving to avoid illegal or damaging behaviour on the Internet.
Clients are required to follow standard ethical guidelines for their web site(s), including:
Unauthorised sending of emails to newsgroup is strictly prohibited if referencing to or using a website hosted on our servers. If found doing so, your accounts can be suspended or banned from the OFS Hosting community.
The use of the Services to store, post, display, transmit, advertise or otherwise make available child pornography is prohibited. OFS Hosting will notify authorities in such cases that we become aware that our sites are being used to store, transmit, or trade such material.
Adult material or sites that contain hyperlinks directing users to any pornographic websites will be removed and no longer hosted through OFS Hosting or our servers. Also, sites that participate in illegal activities such as trafficking in obscene materials, drugs, or other topics prohibited under Federal Law will be shut down at once, and proper legal action will be taken.
Sites that purposely encourage fraudulent activity, or serve to defraud users on the Internet will be in violation of our terms of service, and will be shut down. Likewise, sites that serve to impersonate or forge the identity of others will be in violation of our conditions for use.
Sites infringing on the security systems of others or found to have purposely sent damaging viruses or worms will be immediately removed from our servers.
Sites that promote or exchange this kind of information or other subject matter related to hostile hacking capabilities will be instantly removed from our servers. IRC hacking/etc.
Age of Consent:
Clients must be of legal age of consent to enter into this agreement with OFS Hosting for any of our paid services. Legal age of consent is considered 18 years of age.
At this time we do now allow the uploading of legal mp3s files to our Real Media servers. Sites that upload illegal MP3's or are found to contain these will be asked to have them removed.
Sites that encourage illegal or racist activity are in direct violation of our terms and will result in immediate removal from our servers. Defamation, threatening or posting of private information without consent is strictly prohibited.
Passwords and Security:
All customers are solely responsible for the safe storage and access to passwords and other logins. OFS Hosting keeps your information secure, we ask that you do the same.
Each account comes with a control panel that allows each customer to make backup copies of crucial account information. It is imperative that each customer takes the initiative to ensure their files are backed up as much as they see fit. It is solely your responsibility to maintain local copies of your website content and any information on your account(s) including but not limited to website, email, databases, mailing lists, and archives. The "CPanel Control" has easy account backup program included A weekly back up is good practice. If loss of data occurs due to an error of OFS Hosting error we will attempt to recover any data lost free of charge.
We do maintain a guaranteed up time of 99.9%
Customers agree that if they are outside of their monthly bandwidth usage on any plans they will be billed in excess of that. Customers will be billed 1.50 per GB exceeding bandwidth usage. The CPanel control lets you easily monitor your monthly banwidth usage.
Protected information legally belongs solely to the holder of the copyright and should therefore not to be used without express permission from the owner.
Changes to the policy:
From time to time OFS Hosting will make changes to the policy, to better suit our customers, and as per business needs. In cases where customers are going to be directly affected. OFS Hosting will make every attempt to contact customers directly. Otherwise we reserve the right to make changes to our policies at any time to suit changing technologies and new laws. Changes will be made to the policy without direct contact in such cases.
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason not
prohibited by law. Also we reserve the right to terminate service to
any customer for any reason not prohibited by law. You agree to use
all OFS Hosting services and facilities at your own risk.
OFS Hosting specifically disclaims all warranties of
merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.
In no event
shall OFS Hosting be liable for any loss, or loss of data,
or other commercial damage, including but not limited to special,
incidental, consequential or other damages. Customer agrees that it
shall defend, indemnify, save and hold OFS Hosting harmless
from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims,
including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against OFS
Hosting, its agents, its customers, officers and employees, that may
arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to
be performed or any product sold by customer, it's agents, employees
or assigns. Customer agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless
OFS Hosting against liabilities arising out of;
any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or
otherwise distributed in connection with OFS Hosting's
any material supplied by customer infringing or
allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party;
copyright infringement and
any defective products sold to customer
from OFS Hosting's server.
OFS Hosting shall be the sole judge of what violates this
Policy. OFS Hosting is only responsible to the present owner of
the Web hosting space. We verify ownership by credit card number
(if paid for by credit card), name, address, username, & password.
If you give this information to any other party you risk having your
Web site and any other information on your account changed and/or
deleted. We are not responsible for any information on your account
should you reveal this information.
OFS Hosting Refund Policy
All accounts come with a *30 day money back guarantee. *Minus the cost of any domain name registrations. Those are none refundable. If you wish to close the account with in the first 30 days just e-mail us. We will give you a refund. If your account is terminated by us due to a breach of any of our Policy of use refund is not available.
OFS Hosting places the utmost importance on the privacy and protection of our clients and considers this to be a critical part of our service commitment.
OFS Hosting will protect the confidentiality of its customers information, account information and personal communications to the fullest extent possible and consistent with the law.
In the course of serving our customers, OFS Hosting will acquire, and potentially store and transmit customer communications and information that customers may regard as private or sensitive. Some of this information - such as customer's name(s), address, telephone number, and credit card data - is provided to OFS Hosting by our customers in order to establish service. Other information - such as a customer's account status, choice of services, and customer logs - are created and maintained by OFS hosting in the normal course of providing service.
If you have any questions. Please feel free to Contact Us.