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Terms and Conditions

DC Web Hosting provides a variety of hosting services, including web hosting (both Windows and Linux based), mail hosting, database services and URL forwarding. Since these services use resources that are shared by many users, the benefits of using the service must be balanced with certain obligations and responsibilities to ensure that all users can have a productive experience.

By using these services, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions; you agree to indemnify and hold harmless DC Web Hosting from any loss, liability, claim, damage and expense arising from or related to your content or use of any services provided by DC Web Hosting. If you are not satisfied with these terms and conditions then you must discontinue use of our hosting services.

DC Web Hosting may revise these terms and conditions from time to time by posting a new version of this document on our hosting site (http://www.dcwebhosting.co.uk). Any new version of these terms will be effective within 14 days of posting unless DC Web Hosting considers (in its sole discretion) that a period shorter than 14 days is necessary to protect the integrity, security or smooth operation of DC Web Hosting services. As such, users should consult this document on a regular basis to ensure that they are familiar with the most recent version.

You accept legal responsibility for use of the account, are at least 18 years of age or (if younger) have your parent's or legal guardian's permission before using our services.

The hosting services must not be used for unlawful purposes. Any use of these services which violates any local, state, federal or international laws applicable to DC Web Hosting, your jurisdiction, or any jurisdiction that your site is subject to is strictly prohibited.

You agree that use of our services is at your own risk. The services are provided by DC Web Hosting on an "AS IS" and "AS AVAILABLE" basis. DC Web Hosting expressly disclaims all warranties of any kind, whether express or implied, including but not limited to the implied warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement.

No advice or information, whether oral or written, obtained by you from DC Web Hosting, its employees or associates or through their respective websites shall create any warranty not expressly stated in these terms and conditions.

DC Web Hosting does not tolerate SPAM. If you use spam, unsolicited emails or message board posting, or any other similar method to promote your site, then your access to our services will be immediately terminated.

DC Web Hosting reserves the right to take action, including legal or suspension of or termination of a service, against a customer who interferes with the rights of another user online, or attempts to interfere with the smooth running of the internet or DC Web Hosting's services. We reserve the right to discontinue, without refund or notice, any account or service where usage of the account or service is deemed to be an abuse, and we will charge the customer for costs incurred by any such abuse.

You are responsible for any misuse of our services, even for example, if the misuse was committed by a friend, family member, guest, employee or customer with access to your account or website. You are also responsible for any such misuse regardless of whether it was with or without your consent. Therefore, you must take steps to ensure that others do not gain unauthorised access to your account or website.

DC Web Hosting reserves the right to refuse or discontinue service to anyone at our sole discretion without notice. Your access to all or part of our services may be denied without notice if DC Web Hosting believes any of the terms and conditions have been violated.

DC Web Hosting will automatically rebill a customer's credit card, where credit card details have been provided unless otherwise informed.

You understand that you must maintain your own copy of any content published via a DC Web Hosting service and that DC Web Hosting should never be used as any "master" or primary or critical copy of any content.

You understand that no intellectual property rights are assigned to you in the use of a service provided by DC Web Hosting unless otherwise specifically contracted.

Likewise none of your intellectual property rights are assigned to DC Web Hosting via the use of a service provided by DC Web Hosting unless otherwise specifically contracted.

If you are aware of any violations of the terms and agreements, please report them to: abuse@dcwebhosting.co.uk