In this Contract unless the context otherwise requires:
“Service” means compilation and hosting of a web site or web page, email and any other service or facility provided by us to you; “Server” means the computer server equipment operated by us or our agent in connection with the provision of the Services, “Web Site” means the area on the Server allocated by us to you for use by you as a site on the Internet; “Web Page” means the area on the Server allocated by us to you for use by you as a page on the Internet; Contract means the Contract between Effective Web and the User; “Charges” means the charges as agreed; “User” means you the customer or any person who makes use of the services through you or on your behalf; “Minimum Contract term” means the minimum period of service as specified in clause 5.
We make no representation and give no warranty as to the accuracy or quality of Information received by any person via the Server and we shall have no liability for any loss or damage to any data stored on the Server.
You represent, undertake and warrant to us that you will use the Web Site or Web Page allocated to you only for lawful purposes. In particular, you represent, warrant and undertake to us that;
i) You will not use the Server in any manner which infringes any law or regulation or which infringes the rights of any third party, nor will you authorise
or permit any other person to do so.
ii) You will not post, link to or transmit:
(a) any material which is unlawful, threatening, abusive, malicious, defamatory, obscene, pornographic, blasphemous, profane or otherwise
objectionable in any way;
(b) any material containing a virus or other hostile computer program;
(c) any material which constitutes, or encourages the commission of a criminal offence or which infringes any patent, trade mark, design right,
copyright or any other intellectual property right or similar rights of any person which may subsist under the laws of any jurisdiction;
You shall keep secure any identification, password and other confidential information relating to your account and shall notify us immediately of any known or suspected unauthorised use of your account or breach of security, including loss, theft or unauthorised disclosure or your password or other security information;
In the case of an individual User, you warrant that you are at least 18 years of age and if the User is a company, you warrant that the Services will not be used by anyone under the age of 18 years;
While we will use every reasonable endeavour to ensure the integrity and security of the Server, we do not guarantee that the Server will be free from unauthorised users or hackers and we shall be under no liability for non-receipt or misrouting of email or for any other failure of email;
We make no representation that the domain name you wish to register is capable of being registered by or for you or that it will be registered in your name. You should therefore not assume registration of your requested domain name(s) until you have been notified that it has or they have been registered. Any action taken by you before such notification is at your risk.
The registration and use of your domain name is subject to the terms and conditions of use applied by the relevant naming authority; you shall ensure that you are aware of those terms and conditions and that you comply with them. You shall have no right to bring any claim against us in respect of refusal to register a domain name or cancellation of the domain name by the relevant naming authority.
We shall have no liability in respect of the use by you of any domain name; any dispute between you and any other person must be resolved between the parties concerned in such dispute. If any such dispute arises, we shall be entitled, at our discretion and without giving any reason, to withhold, suspend or cancel the domain name. We shall also be entitled to make representations to the relevant naming authority but will not be obliged to take part in any such dispute.
We give no warranty that your domain name is or will continue to be available for your use or that no domain name is or will be registered which conflicts with your domain name or which otherwise affects your use of your domain name.
We shall not release any domain to another provider unless full payment for that domain has been received by us.
Effective Web Service
Effective Web will use all reasonable endeavours to adhere to any dates proposed of Service, however any such date is to be treated as an estimate only and Effective Web accepts no liability for failure to meet such dates.
Effective Web will use all reasonable endeavours to provide a reliable Service, however it is not practicable to provide such a Service free of faults and Effective Web does not undertake to do so. In the event of a fault in Service, you must report the fault by telephone or electronic mail to Effective Web. Upon receipt of the fault report, Effective Web will take all proper steps without undue delay to correct the fault. Effective Web shall not, in any event, be liable for interruptions of Service or downtime of a Server.
Effective Web may:-
i) Temporarily suspend for the purpose of repair, maintenance or improvement, part or all of Effective Web’s service, generally without notice
ii) Give or update instructions regarding the use of the Service which in Effective Web’s reasonable opinion is necessary in the interests of safety, or
to maintain or improve the quality of Service to Effective Web’s customers and any such instructions shall whilst they are in force, be deemed to
form part of this Contract.
iii) Vary the technical specification or Service for operational reasons. Effective Web undertakes to use reasonable endeavours to restore Service as
soon as practicable after any such suspension
Commencement and Minimum Period of Service
The service, unless otherwise agreed, shall be provided for a minimum period of twelve months. The minimum period shall commence upon connection. Connection shall be deemed to be effected when the link is first live to your Site or other such point as requested by you.
The service, unless otherwise agreed, shall automatically be renewed for a minimum period of twelve months at the end of the expiring service period unless the contract is terminated by you giving at least 30 days notice on the last day of the minimum Contract term.
Content and Misuse
You will use all reasonable endeavours to ensure that the Effective Web Service is used or includes content and conforms to the laws of this country and will not knowingly permit any illegal use or such use that will bring Effective Web into disrepute.
You must not, nor must any other person, use the service: to send or receive any material which is offensive, abusive, indecent, obscene or menacing; or in breach of confidence, copyright, privacy or any other rights; to cause annoyance, inconvenience or needless anxiety.
Effective Web may discontinue Service if after due warning the User continues to permit such illegal or disreputable use. If Effective Web suspends service for contravention of the above conditions of this clause, Effective Web can refuse to restore Service until it receives an acceptable assurance from the User that there will be no further contravention.
Charges and Payment
If your cheque is returned by the bank as unpaid for any reason, you will be liable for a “returned cheque” charge of £25.
All charges payable by you for the Services shall be in accordance with the scale of charges and rates published from time to time by us on our Web Site and shall be due and payable in advance of our service provision.
All charges unless otherwise agreed are payable in advance. Effective Web agrees to be party to this Contract upon Effective Web’s acceptance of cleared funds covering first invoice. If payment is not received on or before the due date Effective Web reserves the right to immediately withdraw, suspend or limit service.
Effective Web will automatically take payment for the renewal of the service using your specified payment method unless the contract is terminated by you giving at least 30 days notice on the last day of the minimum Contract term.
Without prejudice to our other rights and remedies under this Agreement, if any sum payable is not paid on or before the due date, we shall be entitled forthwith to suspend the provision of Services to you.
If you: do not pay the charges in accordance with the provisions of clause 8 of this Contract, or break this Contract in any other way; or are subject to bankruptcy or insolvency proceedings; Effective Web can (without prejudicing, losing or reducing any other right or remedy) suspend services, including partially, temporarily without notice, albeit the User remains liable to pay rental during the suspension, or terminate this Contract by immediate notice, without prejudice to Effective Web’s pre-existing rights.
Bankruptcy or insolvency proceeding means bankruptcy proceedings or in Scotland sequestration proceedings, becoming insolvent, making any composition or arrangement with creditors or an assignment for their benefit, any execution, distress, diligence or seizure: or if the User is a company, being the subject of proceedings for the appointment of an administrator, going into liquidation whether voluntary or compulsory (except for the purpose of amalgamation or reconstruction) or having a receiver or administrative receiver of any assets appointed.
You continue to be liable for all charges which are due for Service during any period in which you do not comply with this Contract.
On termination of this Agreement or suspension of the Services we shall be entitled immediately to block your Web Site or Web Page and to remove all data located on it. We shall be entitled to delete all such data but we may, at our discretion, hold such data for such period as we may decide to allow you to collect it at your expense, subject to payment in full of any amounts withstanding and payable to us. We shall further be entitled to post such notice in respect of the non-availability of your Web Site or Web Page as we think fit.
If Effective Web waives a breach of Contract by you, that waiver is limited to the particular breach. Any delay by Effective Web in acting upon a breach is not to be regarded in itself as a waiver.
Termination of Service
This Contract may be terminated by either party on giving at least 30 days notice to the other expiring on the last day of the minimum Contract term or at any time thereafter. If Effective Web gives you notice you shall pay all charges up to the expiry of the notice. If you give notice, you shall pay all charges until 30 days after the date Effective Web receives the notice or until expiry of the notice, whichever is the latter. Your notice does not avoid any other liability for Service already provided.
Effective Web reserves the right during the minimum Contract term to terminate this Contract by giving to you not less than 30 days prior written notice of termination.
Any notice to be given by either party to the other may be sent by either email, fax or recorded delivery to the address of the other party as appearing in this Agreement or such other address as such party may from time to time have communicated to the other in writing, and if sent by email shall unless the contrary is proved to be deemed to be received on the day it was sent or if sent by fax shall be deemed to be served on receipt of an error free transmission report, or if sent by recorded delivery shall be deemed to be served two days following the date of posting.
Matters Beyond Effective Web's Reasonable Control
Effective Web is not liable for any breach of this Contract or liable for any delay or failure in performance of any part of these conditions and its commitments when caused as a result of Force Majeur, war, civil disorder, industrial disputes, inclement weather, acts of local or central government or other competent authorities and failure by other service providers.
You acknowledge that Effective Web has no control over the information transmitted via the Service and that Effective Web does not examine the use to which you put the service or the nature of the information you are sending or receiving. Effective Web hereby excludes all liability of any kind for the transmission or reception of information of whatever nature.
Effective Web undertakes no liability whatsoever for the acts or omissions of other providers of telecommunication service or for faults in or failures of their apparatus.
Effective Web is not in any way liable in Contract or otherwise for loss whether direct or indirect of business, revenue or profit, anticipated savings or wasted expenditure, corruption or destruction of data or for any indirect or consequential loss whatsoever.
Effective Web makes no warranty as regards to its services or equipment and will not be responsible for any damage allegedly suffered or claimed by you for any reason including but not limited to loss of data, wrong or non deliveries and service interruptions.
All conditions, terms, representations and warranties relating to the Services supplied under this Agreement, whether imposed by statute or operation of law or otherwise, that are not expressly stated in these terms and conditions including, without limitation, the implied warranty of satisfactory quality and fitness for a particular purpose are hereby excluded, subject always to subclause 12.6.
Nothing in these terms and conditions shall exclude our liability for death or personal injury resulting from our negligence.
Our total aggregate liability to you for any claim in Contract, tort, negligence or otherwise arising out of or in connection with the provision of the Services shall be limited to the charges paid by you in respect of the Services which are the subject of any such claim.
In any event no claim shall be brought unless you have notified us of the claim within one year of it arising.
You shall indemnify us and keep us indemnified and hold us harmless from and against any breach by you of these terms of business and any claim brought against us by a third party resulting from the provision of Services by us to you and your use of the Services and the Server including, without limitation, all claims, actions, proceedings, losses, liabilities, damages, costs, expenses (including reasonable legal costs and expenses) however suffered or incurred by us in consequences of your breach or non-observance of this Agreement.
Intellectual Property Rights
The copyright of the work commissioned by you shall be retained by Effective Web.
Nothing in this agreement shall prevent Effective Web from using or exploiting the work or any part of it in any medium or for any purpose provided that no use will be made of your visuals and that such exploitation will not be detrimental to your business.
Ownership of the Work
Effective Web shall retain ownership of all the work (including proofs and other materials except client’s images) delivered to you.
You shall ensure Effective Web is credited in any use of the unmodified work. Effective Web reserves the right to be credited in any use of the modified work.
This Agreement shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law and you hereby submit to the non-exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
Headings are included in this Agreement for convenience only and shall not affect the construction or interpretation of this Agreement.
These terms and conditions together with any documents expressly referred to in them, contain the entire Agreement between us relating to the subject matter covered. No oral explanation or oral information given by any party shall alter the interpretation of these terms and conditions. In agreeing to these terms and conditions, you have not relied on any representation other than those expressly stated in these terms and conditions and you agree that you shall have no remedy in respect of any misrepresentation which has not been made expressly in this Agreement.