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    Laurel Hosting Terms of Service
    (Last Revised: 04/04/2016)
    All services provided by Laurel Hosting may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any United States federal, state or city law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secret and other statute. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Laurel Hosting from any claims resulting from the use of service which damages the subscriber or any other party.

    Prohibited are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to Laurel Hosting servers, or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.

    Examples of unacceptable content or links:

    hacks
    pirated music
    pirated software
    hacker programs or archives
    Warez sites

    Unacceptable Websites:

    Laurel Hosting absolutely will not host the following types of websites:
    Due to excessive resource usage

    Matrix Websites
    Autoresponder
    Traffic Mailers
    NOTICE: Laurel Hosting DOES NOT allow Super Solo/Network Ads of any kind to be attached to websites being hosted on our server. Super Solo/Network Ads are now being classified as being spam in nature. Super Solo/Network Ads cause excessive resource usage and slow the sending of other client mail.

    NOTICE: IF YOUR ACCOUNT IS FOUND TO CONTAIN ILLEGAL ACTIVITY, ILLEGAL MP3 FILES, PIRATED SOFTWARE, HACKER PROGRAMS, WAREZ PROGRAMS, OR ANY OTHER ILLEGAL FILES, YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY, WITHOUT NOTICE, AND A $100.00 CANCELLATION FEE WILL APPLY. ADDITIONALLY, LAUREL HOSTING WILL NOTIFY THE PROPER AUTHORITIES OF YOUR ACTIONS.

     

    Back Ups
    Backups are taken daily of all accounts. If you need a backup restored you will be responsible for the service charge of $25 You can of course do your own backups of databases or root folders etc.

    Traffic Usage
    All account plans come with a predetermined amount of traffic allowance. We monitor all accounts and bill $1.00 for each gig of traffic exceeded. This amount is not prorated, meaning that 1 mb - 1 gig will be treated and billed as the same.

    IRC
    We currently do not allow IRC or IRC bots to be operated on our servers.

    Server Abuse
    Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server or customer of Laurel Hosting is strictly prohibited. As our customer you are responsible for all your accounts. Should you violate the Terms of Services outlined within, your account will be cancelled with no refund.

    Refusal of Service
    We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or suspend service, at our sole discretion.

    All sub-networks, distributive hosting sites of Laurel Hosting must adhere to the above policies.

    Billing
    By the Account Activation Date of each month, Laurel Hosting shall either:

    (1) Receive the monthly subscription payment via paypal; or

    (2) deliver, by e-mail or regular mail, an invoice in accordance with the applicable Service Fees for services rendered for the current month. When an invoice is delivered to the client, payment shall be remitted to Laurel Hosting by no later than the specified payment due date. Laurel Hosting shall be entitled to immediately terminate this agreement for client's failure to make timely payments. You will be provided with an invoice on a monthly basis. It is the client's responsibility to ensure that they have sufficient credit to cover this transaction. In the event that there is insufficient credit, we will send an e-mail notification, at which point we will need to be provided payment by another means within 24 hours. If we do not receive a response within 24 hours, the account, and all accounts under that account plan, will be suspended.

    Service Fees
    Certain services carry a setup fee charged by Laurel Hosting to client, which must be paid by client in order to have use of said services. If client terminates this agreement, client shall be responsible for any and all outstanding fees owed to Ace Hosting Biz and agrees to pay any and all fees incurred by client. Because the services are provided on a monthly basis, the client will be responsible for service fees incurred each month, regardless of when client provides notice of termination. Thus, for example, if the client provides notice of termination on the 10th day of a particular month, the client will be responsible for service fees for the entire month, and such fees will not be pro-rated or refunded.

    Money back guarantee & refund policy
    We offer a 30 day Money back guarantee.
    Refunds: If client has retained the services for one year and has pre-paid Laurel Hosting for such services, refunds will be issued for any unused full month of the services, upon client's request. Therefore, if client's account is cancelled at any point during the one-year term, client will be entitled to a refund for the months remaining, after notice given by the 15th day of the preceding month.

    Account Deactivations
    Any account deactivated due to non-payment will require a reactivation fee of $25.00 prior to reactivation.

    Cancellation Refunds
    We DO NOT refund partial monthly fees to accounts. We require 14 days notice for a cancellation.

    Refusal of Service
    We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or suspend service, at our sole discretion.

    Limitation of Liability
    Laurel Hosting shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from Laurel Hosting servers going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Furthermore, Laurel Hosting shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the corruption or deletion of any web site from one of Laurel Hosting servers. All damages shall be limited to the immediate termination of service.

    Violations
    Violations of these Terms should be referred to support@laurelhosting.com.  All complaints will be investigated promptly. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation.

    Disclaimer
    Laurel Hosting cannot be held liable for system down time, crashes or data loss. We cannot be held liable for any predicated estimate of profits which a client would have gained if their site was functioning. Certain services provided by Laurel Hosting are resold. Thus, certain equipment, routing, software and programming used by Laurel Hosting are not directly owned or written by Laurel Hosting. Moreover, Laurel Hosting holds no responsibility for the use of our clients' accounts. Failure to comply with any terms or conditions will result in the automatic deactivation of the account in question. We reserve the right to remove any account, without advance notice for any reason without restitution, as Laurel Hosting sees fit.

    Account Activation
    By activating your account with Laurel Hosting, you agree to the above policies and disclaimer. Upon requesting activation of an account, you are required to accept these policies, guidelines and disclaimer, and a copy of your acceptance is forwarded along with your activation request to be maintained with your account information.

    NOTICE: If you sign up for an account and fail to comply with these terms, no refunds will be given. We will, however, advise you by e-mail or phone prior to taking any action to provide you with an opportunity to correct the problem.

    Server Uptime Guarantee
    Laurel Hosting guarantees 99.98% service (http, ftp, pop, imap, smtp) uptime on all hosting plans. Should we fail to deliver this for any given calendar month, your account will be refunded a pro-rated amount for the duration of excessive downtime.

    Laurel Hosting reserves the right to amend any or all of the above policies, guidelines and disclaimer without notification. We also retain the right to increase any pricing and make changes to our account plans without notification.




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