Terms of Service

By signing up for any service you agree to follow the Terms of Service (Terms).

Brief Review

Welcome to the Black Nova Designs web hosting Terms of Service.
We know no one wants to read through all these boring rules but it's important you understand some key things from the wall of text below:


No Warez Absolutely under no circumstances do we allow any type of illegal or copyrighted material on our servers. Breaking this rule will get you a permanent suspension, we have a zero tolerance policy regarding this.

While we have highlighted some important items from our Terms it is still important to readthrough the rest of the document. When registering for a hosting account you are agreeing to everything on this page.


1. Server Usage

Personal accounts are to be used by the primary owner only. Personal account holders are not permitted to resell, store or give away web-hosting services of their website to other parties.

Web hosting services are defined as allowing a separate, third party to host content on the owner's web site. Exceptions to this include ad banners, classified ads, and personal ads.

Black Nova Designs reserves the right to refuse service and/or access to its servers to anyone.Each individual is allowed ONE account only. Black Nova Designs does not allow any of the following content to be stored on its servers.


2. High Resource Usage Policy

Resources are defined as bandwidth and/or processor utilization. Black Nova Designs may implement the following policy to its sole discretion: When a website is found to be monopolizing the resources available Black Nova Designs, reserves the right to suspend that site immediately. This policy is only implemented in extreme circumstances and is intended to prevent the misuse of our servers. Customers may be offered an option whereby Black Nova Designs continues hosting the website for an additional fee.


3. Languages

At this time Black Nova Designs only supports English websites on free hosting, these restrictions do not apply to paid hosting. Sites found breaking this rule will be permanently suspended.


4. Cancellation & Refunds

Black Nova Designs reserves the right to cancel any service provided at any time. In this event, customers will be entitled to a prorated refund based upon the remaining period of membership. If a customer contravenes Black Nova Designs’ terms of service, a refund will not be issued in the event of a cancellation by Black Nova Designs or the customer. Any incentives offered to customers when opening the account will also be cancelled. Customers may be given the option to purchase services which were offered as start-up incentives in the result of a cancellation. Fees charged on a prepay basis are non-refundable.


5. Indemnification

Customer agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold Black Nova Designs harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against Black Nova Designs, 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, its agents, employees or assigns. Customer agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Black Nova Designs against liabilities arising out of:


6. System Backups

Backups are the sole responsibility of the customer. Black Nova Designs retains and offers backups to the customer but does not guarantee this service from failure. It is recommended all customers keep their own backups. Backups will not be provided to account holders who have been suspended for breaching the terms outlined on this page.


7. Inactivity of free hosting

Accounts found to be inactive are suspended for a 14 day period and then removed from our servers (terminated). All data including any type of backup or stored information is removed with the account. To prevent an account from being suspended for inactivity it is required users visit the Black Nova Designs Account Portal located at http://blacknovadesigns.co.uk/forums at least once every 30 days. Accounts must have a working website within 1 week.


8. Suspensions

If an account is suspended for a breach of the Terms outlined above the account holder will immediately forfeit all rights to the account in question including access to any and all files and\or databases located within the account. Black Nova Designs is under no obligation to provide backups in full or partial to an account holder that has been suspended.


9. Outstanding Payments

If an account has an outstanding payment on any invoice which has been outstanding for more than 7days, Black Nova Designs holds the rights to suspend the service that is outstanding or all services on the account, the suspension will last for 14 days and after 14days without a successful payment, Black Nova Designs will have the service or services terminated on the outstanding account, with no access to any files or data, and Black Nova Designs holds the right not to provide your backup file due to breaking our Terms of Service.


**Black Nova Designs holds the right to change these Terms of Service without any notice.**

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