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This Domain Registrant Agreement (hereinafter referred to as the "Agreement") between you ("you", "your" or "Registrant") and WhoGoHost (referred to as the "Registrar"), sets forth the terms and conditions of Registrar's domain name registration service and other associated services as described herein.
If you are entering into this agreement on behalf of a company or other legal entity, you represent that you have the authority to bind such entity to these terms and conditions, in which case the terms "you", "your" and "Registrant" shall refer to such entity.
This Agreement explains our obligations to you, and your obligations to us in relation to each Domain Name, or .NAME Defensive Registration, or .NAME Mail Forward that you have registered/reserved through or transferred to Registrar ("Order"), directly or indirectly, whether or not you have been notified about Registrar.
This Agreement will become effective when the term of your Order begins with Registrar and will remain in force until the Order remains as an active Order with Registrar. Registrar may elect to accept or reject the Order application for any reason at its sole discretion, such rejection including, but not limited to, rejection due to a request for a prohibited Order.
WHEREAS, Registrar is authorized to provide Internet registration and management services for domain names, for the list of TLDs mentioned within APPENDIX 'U';
AND WHEREAS, the Registrant is the Owner of a registration of a domain name ("the SLD") in any of the TLDs mentioned within APPENDIX 'U', directly or indirectly;
NOW, THEREFORE, for and in consideration of the mutual promises, benefits and covenants contained herein and for other good and valuable consideration, the receipt, adequacy and sufficiency of which are hereby acknowledged, Registrar and the Registrant, intending to be legally bound, hereby agree as follows:
Registrar and Registrant represent and warrant that:
The Registrant agrees that, if the use of the Order is challenged by a third party, the Registrant will be subject to the provisions of the appropriate Dispute policy for that Order as mentioned in the appropriate Appendix in effect at the time of the dispute. The Registrant agrees that in the event a dispute arises with any third party, the Registrant will indemnify and hold Registrar, Registry Operator and Service Providers harmless in all circumstances, and that Registrar, Registry Operator and Service Providers will have no liability of any kind for any loss or liability resulting from any such dispute, including the decision and final outcome of such dispute. If a complaint has been filed with a judicial or administrative body regarding the Registrant's use of the Order, the Registrant agrees not to make any changes to the Order without Registrar's prior approval. Registrar may not allow the Registrant to make changes to such Order until:
Payment of fees shall be governed as per the Payment Terms and Conditions set out in Appendix 'B.'
IN NO EVENT WILL REGISTRAR, REGISTRY OPERATOR OR SERVICE PROVIDERS OR CONTRACTORS OR THIRD PARTY BENEFICIARIES BE LIABLE TO THE REGISTRANT FOR ANY LOSS OF REGISTRATION AND USE OF THE ORDER, OR FOR INTERRUPTIONS OF BUSINESS, OR ANY SPECIAL, INDIRECT, ANCILLARY, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE, EXEMPLARY OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, OR ANY DAMAGES RESULTING FROM LOSS OF PROFITS, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS AGREEMENT, REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF ACTION WHETHER IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF REGISTRAR AND/OR ITS SERVICE PROVIDERS HAVE BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
REGISTRAR FURTHER DISCLAIMS ANY AND ALL LOSS OR LIABILITY RESULTING FROM, BUT NOT LIMITED TO:
If any legal action or other legal proceeding (including arbitration) relating to the performance under this Agreement or the enforcement of any provision of this Agreement is brought against Registrar by the Registrant, then in no event will the liability of Registrar exceed actual amount received by Registrar for the Order minus direct expenses incurred with respect to the Order.
REGISTRANT ACKNOWLEDGES THAT THE CONSIDERATION RECEIVED BY REGISTRAR IS BASED IN PART UPON THESE LIMITATIONS, AND THAT THESE LIMITATIONS WILL APPLY NOTWITHSTANDING ANY FAILURE OF ESSENTIAL PURPOSE OF ANY REMEDY. IN NO EVENT WILL THE LIABILITY OF REGISTRAR RELATING TO THIS AGREEMENT EXCEED TOTAL AMOUNT RECEIVED BY REGISTRAR IN RELATION TO THE ORDER.
However, that in any such case Registrar may serve either of the Registrant with notice of any such claim and upon their written request, Registrar will provide to them all available information and assistance reasonably necessary for them to defend such claim, provided that they reimburse Registrar for its actual costs.
Subject to the provisions of this Agreement, each Party will continue to independently own his/her/its intellectual property, including all patents, trademarks, trade names, domain names, service marks, copyrights, trade secrets, proprietary processes and all other forms of intellectual property. Any improvements to existing intellectual property will continue to be owned by the Party already holding such intellectual property.
Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, no commercial use rights or any licenses under any patent, patent application, copyright, trademark, know-how, trade secret, or any other intellectual proprietary rights are granted by Registrar to the Registrant, or by any disclosure of any Confidential Information to the Registrant under this Agreement.
Registrant shall further ensure that the Registrant does not infringe any intellectual property rights or other rights of any person or entity, or does not publish any content that is libelous or illegal while using services under this Agreement. Registrant acknowledges that Registrar cannot and does not check to see whether any service or the use of the services by the Registrant under this Agreement, infringes legal rights of others.
No failure on the part of any Party to exercise any power, right, privilege or remedy under this Agreement, and no delay on the part of any Party in exercising any power, right, privilege or remedy under this Agreement, shall operate as a waiver of such power, right, privilege or remedy; and no single or partial exercise or waiver of any such power, right, privilege or remedy shall preclude any other or further exercise thereof or of any other power, right, privilege or remedy.
No Party shall be deemed to have waived any claim arising out of this Agreement, or any power, right, privilege or remedy under this Agreement, unless the waiver of such claim, power, right, privilege or remedy is expressly set forth in a written instrument on behalf of such Party; and any such waiver shall not be applicable or have any effect except in the specific instance in which it is given.
No waiver of any of the provisions of this Agreement shall be deemed to constitute a waiver of any other provision (whether or not similar), nor shall such waiver constitute a waiver or continuing waiver unless otherwise expressly provided in writing.
The Registrant shall not create, publish, distribute, or permit any written / Oral / electronic material that makes reference to us or our Service Providers or uses any of Registrar's registered Trademarks / Service Marks or our Service Providers' registered Trademarks / Service Marks without first submitting such material to us and our Service Providers and receiving prior written consent.
The Registrant gives Registrar the right to use the Registrant names in marketing / promotional material with regards to Registrar Products to Visitors to the Registrar Website, Prospective Clients and existing and new customers.
The Registrant shall be responsible for sales tax, consumption tax, transfer duty, custom duty, octroi duty, excise duty, income tax, and all other taxes and duties, whether international, national, state or local, however designated, which are levied or imposed or may be levied or imposed, with respect to this Agreement and the Registrar Products.
Neither party shall be liable to the other for any loss or damage resulting from any cause beyond its reasonable control (a "Force Majeure Event") including, but not limited to, insurrection or civil disorder, riot, war or military operations, national or local emergency, acts or directives or omissions of government or other competent authority, compliance with any statutory obligation or executive order, strike, lock-out, work stoppage, industrial disputes of any kind (whether or not involving either party's employees), any Act of God, fire, lightning, explosion, flood, earthquake, eruption of volcano, storm, subsidence, weather of exceptional severity, equipment or facilities breakages / shortages which are being experienced by providers of telecommunications services generally, or other similar force beyond such Party's reasonable control, and acts or omissions of persons for whom neither party is responsible. Upon occurrence of a Force Majeure Event and to the extent such occurrence interferes with either party's performance of this Agreement, such party shall be excused from performance of its obligations (other than payment obligations) during the first six months of such interference, provided that such party uses best efforts to avoid or remove such causes of non performance as soon as possible.
Except as otherwise expressly provided herein, the provisions of this Agreement shall inure to the benefit of and be binding upon, the successors and assigns of the Parties; provided, however, that any such successor or assign be permitted pursuant to the Articles, Bylaws or policies of Registrar.
The Registrant shall not assign, sublicense or transfer its rights or obligations under this Agreement to any third person/s except as provided for in Section 8 (REGISTRANT - REGISTRANT TRANSFER) or with the prior written consent of Registrar.
Registrant agrees that if Registrant licenses the use of the Order to a third party, the Registrant nonetheless remains the Registrant of record, and remains responsible for all obligations under this Agreement.
The Registrant acknowledges that registration or reservation of the Order does not confer immunity from objection to the registration, reservation, or use of the Order.
THE ORDERBOX, REGISTRAR SERVERS, OrderBox Servers, Registrar Website AND ANY OTHER SOFTWARE / API / SPECIFICATION / DOCUMENTATION / APPLICATION SERVICES IS PROVIDED ON "AS IS" AND "WHERE IS" BASIS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY OF ANY KIND.
REGISTRAR AND SERVICE PROVIDERS EXPRESSLY DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES AND / OR CONDITIONS, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES AND CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY OR SATISFACTORY QUALITY AND FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT OF THIRD PARTY RIGHTS AND QUALITY/AVAILABILITY OF TECHNICAL SUPPORT.
REGISTRAR AND SERVICE PROVIDERS ASSUME NO RESPONSIBILITY AND SHALL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES TO, OR VIRUSES THAT MAY AFFECT, YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT OR OTHER PROPERTY IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR ACCESS TO, USE OF, ORDERBOX OR BY ACCESSING REGISTRAR SERVERS. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, REGISTRAR AND SERVICE PROVIDERS DO NOT REPRESENT, WARRANT OR GUARANTEE THAT (A) ANY INFORMATION/DATA/DOWNLOAD AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH ORDERBOX OR REGISTRAR SERVERS WILL BE FREE OF INFECTION BY VIRUSES, WORMS, TROJAN HORSES OR ANYTHING ELSE MANIFESTING DESTRUCTIVE PROPERTIES; OR (B) THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE ON OR THROUGH THE ORDERBOX/REGISTRAR SERVERS WILL NOT CONTAIN ADULT-ORIENTED MATERIAL OR MATERIAL WHICH SOME INDIVIDUALS MAY DEEM OBJECTIONABLE; OR (C) THE FUNCTIONS OR SERVICES PERFORMED BY REGISTRAR AND SERVICE PROVIDERS WILL BE SECURE, TIMELY, UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE OR THAT DEFECTS IN THE ORDERBOX WILL BE CORRECTED; OR (D) THE SERVICE WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS OR EXPECTATIONS OR (E) THE SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT OPERATE IN COMBINATION WITH ANY SPECIFIC HARDWARE, SOFTWARE, SYSTEM OR DATA. OR (F) YOU WILL RECEIVE NOTIFICATIONS, REMINDERS OR ALERTS FOR ANY EVENTS FROM THE SYSTEM INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY MODIFICATION TO YOUR ORDER, ANY TRANSACTION IN YOUR ACCOUNT, ANY EXPIRY OF AN ORDER.
REGISTRAR AND SERVICE PROVIDERS MAKES NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES AS TO THE SUITABILITY OF THE INFORMATION AVAILABLE OR WITH RESPECT TO ITS LEGITIMACY, LEGALITY, VALIDITY, QUALITY, STABILITY, COMPLETENESS, ACCURACY OR RELIABILITY. REGISTRAR AND SERVICE PROVIDERS DO NOT ENDORSE, VERIFY OR OTHERWISE CERTIFY THE CONTENT OF ANY SUCH INFORMATION. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW THE WAIVER OF IMPLIED WARRANTIES, SO THE FOREGOING EXCLUSIONS, AS TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES, MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU.
FURTHERMORE, REGISTRAR NEITHER WARRANTS NOR MAKES ANY REPRESENTATIONS REGARDING THE USE OR THE RESULTS OF THE ORDERBOX, ORDERBOX SERVERS, REGISTRAR WEBSITE AND ANY OTHER SOFTWARE / API / SPECIFICATION / DOCUMENTATION / APPLICATION SERVICES IN TERMS OF THEIR CORRECTNESS, ACCURACY, RELIABILITY, OR OTHERWISE.
This Agreement shall be governed by and interpreted and enforced in accordance with the laws of the Country, State and City where Registrar is incorporated, applicable therein without reference to rules governing choice of laws. Any action relating to this Agreement must be brought in city, state, country where Registrar is incorporated. Registrar reserves the right to enforce the law in the Country/State/District where the Registered/Corporate/Branch Office, or Place of Management/Residence of the Registrant is situated as per the laws of that Country/State/District.
If any legal action or other legal proceeding relating to the performance under this Agreement or the enforcement of any provision of this Agreement is brought against either Party hereto, the prevailing Party shall be entitled to recover reasonable attorneys' fees, costs and disbursements (in addition to any other relief to which the prevailing Party may be entitled.
For the adjudication of disputes concerning or arising from use of the Order, the Registrant shall submit, without prejudice to other potentially applicable jurisdictions, to the jurisdiction of the courts (1) of the Registrant's domicile and (2) the Registrar's country of incorporation.
In the event that Registrar suspects breach of any of the terms and conditions of this Agreement:
TERMS AND CONDITIONS OF ORDERBOX USAGE
This Appendix A covers the terms of access to the OrderBox. Any violation of these terms will constitute a breach of agreement, and grounds for immediate termination of this Agreement.
PAYMENT TERMS AND CONDITIONS
.COM/.NET/.ORG SPECIFIC CONDITIONS
If the Order is a .COM/.NET/.ORG domain name, the Registrant, must also agree to the following terms:
As part of the registration process, you are required to provide us with certain information and to update this information to keep it current, complete and accurate. This information includes:
full name of an authorized contact person, company name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax number if available of the Registrant;
the primary nameserver and secondary nameserver(s), if any for the domain name;
the full name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax number if available of the technical contact for the domain name;
the full name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax number if available of the administrative contact for the domain name;
the name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax number if available of the billing contact for the domain name; and
You agree to be bound by the current Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, available at http://www.icann.org/udrp/udrp.htm that is incorporated herein and made a part of this Agreement by reference.
.BIZ SPECIFIC CONDITIONS
If the Order is a .BIZ domain name, the Registrant, must also agree to the following terms:
CONDITIONS FOR .BIZ REGISTRATIONS
Registrations in the .BIZ TLD must be used or intended to be used primarily for bona fide business or commercial purposes. For purposes of the .BIZ Registration Restrictions ("Restrictions"), "bona fide business or commercial use" shall mean the bona fide use or bona fide intent to use the domain name or any content, software, materials, graphics or other information thereon, to permit Internet users to access one or more host computers through the DNS:
to exchange goods, services, or property of any kind;
in the ordinary course of trade or business; or
the exchange of goods, services, information, or property of any kind; or
the ordinary course of trade or business.
Registering a domain name solely for the purposes of
selling, trading or leasing the domain name for compensation, or
the unsolicited offering to sell, trade or lease the domain name for compensation shall not constitute a "bona fide business or commercial use" of that domain name.
CERTIFICATION FOR .BIZ REGISTRATIONS
As a .BIZ domain name Registrant, you hereby certify to the best of your knowledge that the registered domain name will be used primarily for bona fide business or commercial purposes and not exclusively for personal use or solely for the purposes of selling, trading or leasing the domain name for compensation, or the unsolicited offering to sell, trade or lease the domain name for compensation. For more information on the .BIZ restrictions, which are incorporated herein by reference, please see: http://www.neulevel.com/countdown/registrationRestrictions.html.
The domain name Registrant has the authority to enter into the registration agreement.
The registered domain name is reasonably related to the Registrant's business or intended commercial purpose at the time of registration.
PROVISION OF REGISTRATION DATA
DOMAIN NAME DISPUTE POLICY
You agree to be bound by the dispute policies in the following documents that are incorporated herein and made a part of this Agreement by reference.
The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, available at http://www.icann.org/udrp/udrp.htm.
The Start-up Trademark Opposition Policy ("STOP"), available at http://www.neulevel.com/countdown/stop.html
The Restrictions Dispute Resolution Criteria and Rules, available at http://www.neulevel.com/countdown/rdrp.html.
The STOP sets forth the terms and conditions in connection with a dispute between a registrant of a .BIZ domain name with any third party (other than Registry Operator or Registrar) over the registration or use of a .BIZ domain name registered by Registrant that is subject to the Intellectual Property Claim Service. The Intellectual Property Claim Service a service introduced by Registry Operator to notify a trademark or service mark holder ("Claimant") that a second-level domain name has been registered in which that Claimant claims intellectual property rights. In accordance with the STOP and its associated Rules, those Claimants will have the right to challenge registrations through independent ICANN-accredited dispute resolution providers.
The UDRP sets forth the terms and conditions in connection with a dispute between a Registrant and any party other than the Registry Operator or Registrar over the registration and use of an Internet domain name registered by Registrant.
The RDRP sets forth the terms under which any allegation that a domain name is not used primarily for business or commercial purposes shall be enforced on a case-by-case, fact specific basis by an independent ICANN-accredited dispute provider. None of the violations of the Restrict