Terms and Conditions

JMC Website Design ("we") values our clients and proudly wishes to provide them with the best possible design, marketing and hosting experience. To offer you the best service possible, you and our other clients need to accept and follow the policies and service agreement set forth below. These policies and service agreement are intended to permit our service to be available to all our clients as consistently and efficiently as possible. By subscribing to, or utilizing our web hosting or any related services, you agree to abide by and accept these policies and service agreement.

JMC Website Design POLICIES

Server Abuse

Any act or attempt to undermine or cause harm to our servers, computers or clients is prohibited.

Unauthorized Use of Other People's Accounts or Computers

Any unauthorized use or attempted use of an internet account or computer of ours or our other clients is strictly prohibited. Such acts include "internet scamming" (tricking other people into releasing their passwords), password robbery, security hole scanning, etc.

Spamming and Harmful Activities

Our servers may not be the source, intermediary, or destination address involved in the transmission of spam, flames, mail bombs, subscribing someone else to a mailing list with that person's permission, hacking, spoofing, or any similar activity. Your domain may not be referenced as originator, intermediary or reply-to address in any of the above. Spamming via other hosting facilities which in turn contains links to a domain on JMC Website Design network is also prohibited. We consider spam to be any mass unsolicited messages or similar activity. You may not use our services or servers for dispersing or hosting harmful content including, without limitation, viruses, Trojan horses, worms, time bombs, cancelbots or any other computer programming routines that may damage, interfere with, surreptitiously intercept or expropriate any system, program, data or personal information. We retain the right to immediately, without notice, disable your domain and terminate service until we have acceptable assurance that you will abide by this rule. We similarly have the right to refuse or terminate service to you if we suspect that you will violate this policy. In addition, any site selling or promoting bulk e-mail services is also prohibited.

CGI Scripts

Each JMC Website Design account comes fully equipped with its own pre-configured CGI scripts on all c-panels. You may use any CGI scripts or Fantastico script provided with your account or add any additional ones you desire; so long as they do not adversely affect our server performance or our network integrity. Doing so will cause your site to be shut down without prior notice to you and prohibited from future use. CGI script sharing with domains not hosted by us is not allowed.

IRC

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

Lawful Purpose

Any illegal website or use of our servers or services in any manner in violation of any state, local or United States law, rule or regulation is strictly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to, disseminating, posting or storage of any material in violation of any Federal, state or local law, rule or regulation. Our servers and services may not be used for the propagation, distribution, housing, processing, storing or otherwise handling in any way lewd, obscene, pornographic or satanic materials. Also included is the posting or trafficking in government secrets, providing any information to in any way assist or encourage any terrorist activities, providing any information concerning nuclear or biological weapons or other weapons of mass destruction, posting or trafficking in obscene material, solicitation of a minor or others for illegal acts, dealing drugs, harassment, fraud, stalking, abuse or other subject matters that are prohibited under applicable federal, state or local law, rules or regulations.

Online Gambling

On line gambling sites are strictly prohibited and are not allowed on our servers.

Damaging Material

You may not use our services or servers to post or disseminate in any manner, any information or material which may be dangerous, damaging, defamatory, libelous, slanderous, scandalous, private information or injurious to persons or property which, directly or indirectly, may be used to create danger, damage or injury to persons or property, nor may you use our services or serves to inflict emotional distress make unlawful threats, stalk, interfere with any contract or prospective relationships or engage in sexual or other harassment.

Infringement

You may not use our services or servers to post or disseminate in any manner, any information or material which infringes the intellectual property rights or other proprietary rights of any third party, including, without limitation, material protected by copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret or other intellectual property right used with proper authorization. Infringement may result from, among other activities, the unauthorized copying and posting of pictures, logos, software, articles, musical works and videos.

Fraudulent Activities

You may not offer or disseminate any fraudulent services, promotions or sdhemes (i.e., make money fast schemes, chain letters, pyramid schemes, ponzi schemes) or fraudulently use any information obtained through the use of our servers or services, including, without limitation, unauthorized use of credit card numbers.

SERVICE AGREEMENT

Payment Policies

You shall pay, on a pre-paid basis only, for the particular program you select. If you fail to pre-pay, we will terminate your service at the end of your pre-paid period. You may choose the period to pre-pay. Although you may cancel your account at any time by giving us written notice of cancellation, there is no refund of any prepaid amounts. Domain Registration fees are non-refundable. All payments are to be made in U.S. currency. In the event you violate any of our above provided policies or you fail to timely pay us and your service is terminated, then you will, in addition to all other fees, pay to us $100.00 if such violation results in a termination of your web site plus an additional $100 if you cause us to reinstate your web site. In addition, you shall pay a $20 processing fee if any check given to us is not honored and paid or if any credit card payment is reversed.

Service Cancellation

You may cancel your account with us by completing our web site contact form or by sending us an email. Emails can be obtained from our contact page.

Violations

In addition to the service terminations provided here, we reserve the right to refuse or terminate service to you at any time. We also reserve the right to remove materials from your web site at any time if we determine in that such content or materials violates our policies or this service agreement. Your pre-payment of your accounts that is terminated due to our determination of a violation of one or more of our policies will not be refunded. You agree to pay to us our costs, including reasonable attorney fees, incurred as a result of our investigation and/or defense of any third party claiming that your Web site violates or infringes on their rights. We have the right to require pre-payment of such fees. We are, however, under no obligation to conduct any investigation and may, if we choose, terminate your service upon receipt of such third-party claim or upon our own action. In the event of a termination of services, your files and data stored on our computers will be deleted after such termination.

Terms of Data Transfer

Data transfer limits for our hosting plans are listed here (described as "Bandwidth" per month). Any client who exceeds this limit will be notified by JMC Website Design to resolve the situation and be given options for upgrading your account. Assuming the activity continues and your account has not been upgraded you will be charged $3.00 per additional gigabyte of data transfer per month.

Server Resources

If you use a high amount of server resources (such as, but not limited to, CPU Time, Memory Usage, and Network Resources) at our election, you may be given an option of either upgrading the service level or reducing the resource used to an acceptable level, or your use of our servers may be limited.

ALL SOFTWARE APPLICATIONS WE PROVIDE TO YOU ARE "AS IS," AND WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, AS TO THEIR PERFORMANCE. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR ERRORS, INTERRUPTIONS IN SERVICE, OR LOSS OF DATA AS A RESULT OF YOUR USE OF THESE APPLICATIONS. YOU USE THEM AT YOUR OWN RISK.

All software applications we provide to you may only be used in conjunction with your use of our services. They remain our intellectual property, including documentation and help files, and we may permit others to also use them. Such applications remain protected by copyright laws, other intellectual property laws, and by international treaties. You may not (1) modify or use them with derivative works, including translation or localization or (2) reverse engineering, recompilation, disassembling or make any other attempt to derive the source code for any such application. Upon termination of your account you may no longer use any such applications.

Indemnification

You agree and promise to defend, indemnify, save and hold us harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against us, our agents, our clients, our officers and our employees, that may arise, result, or be threatened as a result of your actions, property or services sold or licensed by you, or the actions of your employees, agents or assigns, including, but not limited to: (1) any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or distributed in association with our services; (2) any material supplied by you infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party; (3) your copyright infringement; (4) any defective products sold by you that are connected to our servers or services (5) investigation of any alleged violations of our policies.

Disclaimer

WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE OR LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO YOU OR YOUR BUSINESS AS A RESULT OF OUR ACTION OR FAILURE TO ACT. WE MAKE NO WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, WITH RESPECT TO THE SERVICES WE PROVIDE. WE DISCLAIM ANY WARRANTY OR MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OF ANY OF SUCH SERVICES. THIS INCLUDES LOSS OF DATA RESULTING FROM DELAYS, NON-DELIVERIES, WRONG DELIVERY, AND ANY AND ALL SERVICE INTERRUPTIONS YOU MAY SUFFER WHETHER OR NOT CAUSED BY US OR OUR EMPLOYEES OR VENDORS. IN NO EVENT SHALL WE BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY OTHER PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING LOSS OF PROFIT OR GOODWILL, FOR ANY MATTER, WHETHER SUCH LIABILITY IS ASSERTED ON THE BASIS OF CONTRACT, TORT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF WE HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. YOU AGREE THAT OUR TOTAL LIABILITY FOR DAMAGES SHALL BE LIMITED TO THE TOTAL FEES PAID BY YOU TO US FOR THE ONE (1) YEAR PERIOD PRIOR TO ANY ACT OR OMISSION GIVING RISE TO SUCH DAMAGES.

Amendments

We reserve the right to revise, add to or modify the above policies or service agreement at any time. We have the right to terminate your account or restrict its use if we believe you have violated or may violate any of our policies.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

The validity and effect of our policies and service agreement shall be governed by and construed and enforced in accordance with the laws of the State of Florida, without regard to its conflicts of laws principles. Any suit, action or proceeding concerning our policies and/or service agreement must be brought in a Florida State Court located in St. Johns County, Florida , and you hereby irrevocably consent to the exclusive jurisdiction of such courts (and of the appropriate appellate courts therefrom) in any such suit, action or proceeding and irrevocably waive, to the fullest extent permitted by applicable law, any objection which you may now or hereafter have to the laying of the venue of any such suit, action or proceeding in any such court that any such suit, action or proceeding which is brought in any such court has been brought in an inconvenient forum.

Last Revision Feb. 19, 2015