Ahead Host's Terms Of Service

Ahead Host provides web hosting to clients worldwide, and we have a responsibility to protect each client and to provide the best services available. All clients of Ahead Host are subject to the following terms of service:


Indemnification Policy

You agree to use all Ahead Host services and facilities at your own risk. Ahead Host specifically disclaims all warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose. In no event shall Ahead Host 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 Ahead Host harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against Ahead Host, 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 Ahead Host against liabilities arising out of Any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or otherwise distributed in connection with Ahead Host's server.

Ahead Host reserves the right to intervene with any of the sites hosted on its servers in the interest of its customers. Any material supplied by customer infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party Copyright infringement any defective products sold to customer from Ahead Host's server. Ahead Host shall be the sole judge of what violates this Policy.

Report a policy violation:

Report inappropriate or abusive things on Ahead Host.

Please let our team know if you find an something abused that you believe is in violation of our TOS. then please use our contact form to report it.

 

Using DMCA Ignored Hosting

Users may not initiate the following:

  • Use 15% or more of system resources for longer then 90 seconds. There are numerous activities that could cause such problems these include: CGI scripts, FTP, PHP, HTTP, etc.
  • Run any type of interactive real-time chat applications that require server resources. Remotely-hosted services are fully allowed.
  • Run stand-alone, unattended server-side processes at any point in time on the server. This includes any and all daemons, such as IRCD.
  • Run any software that interfaces with an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) network.
  • Run any gaming servers such as counter-strike, half-life, battlefield1492, etc
  • Hosting of audio/video files is strictly prohibited ( linking is allowed)
  • IRC Scripts/Bots
  • Proxy Scripts/Anonymizers
  • Image Hosting Scripts (similar to Photobucket or Tinypic)
  • IP Scanners
  • Bruteforce Programs/Scripts/Applications
  • Mail Bombers/Spam Scripts
  • File Dump/Mirror Scripts (similar to Rapidshare)
  • Fraudulent Sites (Including, but not limited to sites listed at aa419.org and escrow-fraud.com).
  • shared hosting may not be used for massive file storage systems, or backup storage solutions. Clients are also not authorized to use shared/reseller hosting for the hosting of download mirrors. If your website is based around a user downloading files, you will need to look into a VPS solution.


Billing:

At this time we bill monthly, quarterly, semi-annually and annually, depending upon the plan. If you are not satisfied within your first 30 days we would be happy to provide you with a full refund (For some special offers the money-back-guaranteed day will be varied; and Domain Name registration fee is nonrefundable).

We accept Visa, Master Card, American Express, Discover Card. For webhosting plans we will setup your account without any paying. Clients are encouraged to pay by credit card as it is the easiest way to handle payment at this time. Their are no contract periods but for each successive period, your contract is automatically renewed unless we are notified otherwise.


Late Payments:

All accounts are billed according to the dates they were first activated on. If you will not pay for service renew in 5 days after deactivation, your account will be suspended. If you will not pay for service renew in 30 days after deactivation, your account will be terminated. You will receive an email reminder 5 days till deactivation.


Acceptable Use Policy:

All services provided by Ahead Host 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 Ahead Host and its employees from any claims resulting from the use of the service which damages the subscriber or any other party. Our acceptable use policy is actively and strictly enforced. Offending content or users are suspended from our network, usually as soon as they are discovered, although we will always inform you when and why any action has been taken. Pornography is prohibited on all Ahead Host servers. This includes sites that include sexually explicit or hardcore images and/or advertising.

Subscriber acknowledges that the service provided is of such a nature that service can be interrupted for many reasons other than the negligence of the company and that damages resulting from any interruption of service are difficult to ascertain. Therefore, subscriber agrees that the company shall not be liable for any damages arising from such causes beyond the direct and exclusive control of the company.

Subscriber further acknowledges that the company's liability for its own negligence may not in any event exceed an amount equivalent to charges payable by subscriber for services during the period damages occurred. In no event shall the company be liable for any special or consequential damages, loss or injury.

Illegality In any form, including but not limited to the unauthorized distribution or copying of copyrighted software or other data, harassment, fraud, trafficking in obscene material. Undesirable Content Certain types of content are not allowed on our network. We do not host adult content of any description. Content relating to Hacking, Cracking, Warez and IRC is not allowed. Software, audio and video downloads may only be hosted if you are the writer and copyright owner of the resources or you have a right to distribute the materials. Accounts suspended due to content or AUP violation are not refunded under any circumstances.


Banned Scripts:

The following scripts are banned from use on our servers and may not be uploaded or run. Reasons for banning them include adverse effects on server load, invitations to hackers/spammers/criminal activity, etc.

  • IRC egg drops
  • Proxy servers
  • Mail bombers
  • Anonymous mailers
  • IP spoofers
  • Port scanners
  • Hivemail
  • Telnet or SSH Access Scripts
  • nph-proxy (and other scripts what operates like proxy)
  • UBB (Ultimate Bulletin Board, all versions)
  • lstmrge.cgi
  • phpShell
  • FormMail.cgi, FormMail.pl from Matt's Script Archive are not allowed.

  • LIMITATION OF LIABILITY:

    Ahead Host shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from Ahead Host servers going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Furthermore, Ahead Host 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 Ahead Host servers. All damages shall be limited to the immediate termination of service.


    DISCLAIMER:

    Ahead Host cannot be held liable for system downtime, crashes, or data loss. We cannot be held liable for any predicted estimate of profits in which a client would have gained if their site was functioning. Certain services provided by Ahead Host are resold. Thus, certain equipment, routing, software, and programming used by Ahead Host are not directly owned or written by Ahead Host. Moreover, Ahead Host holds no responsibility for the use of our clients accounts. If any terms or conditions are failed to be followed, the account in question will be automatically deactivated. We reserve the right to remove any account without advanced notice for any reason without restitution as Ahead Host sees fit. FURTHERMORE, Ahead Host retains the right to change any or all of the above Policies, Guidelines, and Disclaimer without notification.