Terms and Conditions

Computer Aid & Consulting agrees to provide the client web hosting for a monthly/semi-annual/annual fee. Computer Aid & Consulting will never require clients to advertise for Computer Aid & Consulting on their website in any way shape or form unless agreed upon such as a non-profit organization receiving complimentary hosting. Clients are allowed to use the service for business/commercial or personal websites or content.

Contents
All services provided by Computer Aid & Consulting may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any Canadian (or any other country) law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material that is threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secrets and other statue. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Computer Aid & Consulting from any claims resulting from the use of the service which damages the subscriber or any other party.

Examples of Non-Acceptable Contents or Links

Pirated software
Adult websites, XXX, porn
Hacking programs or archives
Warez Sites
Illegal MP3's
Spamming Software
Vip Poster
Hyip
Proxys

Background Running Programs
We do not allow background-running programs. This includes any IRC related software such as bouncers and bots. In certain cases we may allow programs to run continually in the background, these are considered on a one to one basis and an extra charge will be incurred based on system resources used and operational maintenance needed.

Banned Scripts
You are free to use any scripts you wish provided they do not affect the normal operations of the server and they are not mentioned specifically below. Scripts that are commonly known for causing server disruption include large cgi-based message forums, auctions, and banner exchanges. In the event a script affects normal server and/or administrative operations, Computer Aid & Consulting reserves the right to disable the account pending client cooperation and resolution.

Violation of indecency and obscenity laws can result in criminal penalties.

Intellectual Property Rights
Material accessible to you through Computer Aid & Consulting's Services may be subject to protection under the Canadian (or any other country) copyright laws, or laws protecting trademarks, trade secrets or proprietary information. Except when expressly permitted by the owner of such rights, you must not use the Computer Aid & Consulting Service in a manner that would infringe, violate, dilute or misappropriate any such rights, with respect to any material, which you access or receive through the Computer Aid & Consulting Network. If you use a domain name in connection with the Computer Aid & Consulting 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
Defamatory speech distributed over the Internet can result in civil liability for the defamer.

Refusal of Service

Computer Aid & Consulting reserves the right at its sole discretion to refuse or cancel service. Violation of any of Computer Aid & Consulting's Rules and Regulations could result in a warning, suspension, or possible account termination. Accounts terminated due to policy violations will not be refunded. Free domains which have been granted for customers paying annually are released to the customer at the end of there hosting period. Domains terminated due to policy violations will not be released to the customer.

Spam or Unsolicited E-Mail

You must not use the Computer Aid & Consulting Network, Computer Aid & Consulting equipment or any Computer Aid & Consulting 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 prohibition extends to the sending of unsolicited mass mailings from another service that in any way implicates the use of the Computer Aid & Consulting Network, Computer Aid & Consulting equipment or any Computer Aid & Consulting email address. A message is considered 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. For purposes of this provision, merely making one's email address accessible to the public will not constitute a request or invitation to receive messages.

If you are found to have spammed, Computer Aid & Consulting reserves the right to disable your domain without warning. In addition, Computer Aid & Consulting may impose a $50 penalty for each spam policy violation. Computer Aid & Consulting solely reserves the right to refuse or cancel service to known spammers. Lastly, Computer Aid & Consulting reserves the right to determine what violates this policy. As such, any violation may result in cancellation of services without refund.

Abuse
Any attempts to undermine, slander, libel, threaten, or cause harm to a Computer Aid & Consulting server, customer, employee, or the company directly is strictly prohibited and is grounds for immediate termination without refund. In addition, we will pursue all attempts to the fullest extent of the law.

Indemnification
Customer agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold Computer Aid & Consulting (or it's employee's/owners) harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable legal fees asserted against Computer Aid & Consulting, 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 Computer Aid & Consulting against liabilities arising out of; (1) any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or otherwise distributed in connection with Computer Aid & Consulting server; (2) any material supplied by customer infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party and (3) copyright infringement. Customer agrees to limit the liability of Computer Aid & Consulting to the amount paid for service.

Late Payment

Any account whose payment status is not current as of the start of the next billing period is deemed late. Generally, customers are given a 10 day grace period after which the account is put on suspension.

You will receive a payment reminder everyday from the start of your payment due date. If after 30 days payment has not been received or we have not been contacted regarding payment, your account will be terminated without any further notice. Reactivation of closed accounts due to delinquency incurs a $15 reactivation fee as well as payment of the balance due in full. For late payments please email sales@computeraid.net to arrange payment.

Cancellation

You must use only one of following methods to deliver a official written notice of cancellation:
 On receipt your account will be pending cancellation within 24 hours. Please include your Name, domain name, username, password and your reason for canceling.

Disclaimer

Computer Aid & Consulting will not be responsible for any damages your business may suffer. Computer Aid & Consulting makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide. Computer Aid & Consulting disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by Computer Aid & Consulting and its employees. Computer Aid & Consulting makes a 99.99% Uptime guarantee.

Computer Aid & Consulting keeps daily backups of their servers. Computer Aid & Consulting can accept no responsibility for any loss of data or consequences arising from this. Computer Aid & Consulting always advises clients to back up their site data regularly for its own protection.

Finally, Computer Aid & Consulting wishes to emphasize that in accepting services, customers indemnify Computer Aid & Consulting for the violation of any law or Computer Aid & Consulting policy, that results in loss to Computer Aid & Consulting or the bringing of any claim against Computer Aid & Consulting. This means that if Computer Aid & Consulting is sued because of activities of the customer that violate any law, or this policy, the customer will pay any damages awarded against Computer Aid & Consulting, plus costs and reasonable legal fees.

Failure to comply with any of our terms & conditions will result in grounds for immediate account deactivation.

Computer Aid & Consulting reserves the right to change, edit, or update the policies contained in this document, along with the content on our website at any time for any reason without notice.