Our Terms

TERMS OF SERVICE

Use of Services

 

  1. You may use our services, provided that you are of legal age to form a binding contract and are not barred from receiving these services under the laws of the United States, or your local jurisdiction. In order to receive and access our services, you must provide up-to-date factual information as required in the registration process. You are responsible for the confidentiality of your account information, the content in your account and the activities that occur under your account. You must immediately notify TheHostShed of any breach of security to your account, including, but not limited to: the unauthorized use or access to your account.
  2. You may only have one registered account with us, unless permission has been granted in the form of a support ticket via our billing system (https://my.thehostshed.com/submitticket.php). The use of unauthorized multiple accounts may lead to termination of services from all affiliated accounts without refund.
  3. TheHostShed reserves the right to suspend or cancel your access to our services at any time, for any reason, without notice, without refund.
  4. By using our services, you also agree to adhere to all of our legal documents. Violations of any document will result in suspension or termination of services.

 

Responsibility

 

  1. We are not responsible for any loss or damage as a result of your failure to secure your account or provide TheHostShed with up-to-date factual information.

 

Shared Web Acceptable Use Policy

 

  1. “Unlimited Storage” applies only to data that directly relates to the website. You may not use our servers for storage of any files not related to the website being run.
  2. Any and all abusive activity is prohibited. TheHostShed is the sole authority in determining if an activity is acceptable.

 

VPS Acceptable Use Policy

 

  1. Prohibited uses include, but are not limited to:
    1. Illegal content
    2. Pirated content
    3. TOR exit nodes
    4. Denial of Service attacks (DoS)
    5. Port scanning
    6. Bitcoin mining
    7. Phishing
    8. Public proxies
    9. Spam
    10. Malicious content
    11. Abuse of system resources
    12. Violations of security, such as: circumventing authentication of any host, intercepting data not intended for your server, causing security breaches,
  2. Any and all abusive activity is prohibited. TheHostShed is the sole authority in determining if an activity is acceptable.
  3. A violation of the acceptable use policy will lead to immediate suspension. An investigation will begin with the client via support ticket. Once acknowledged, the service will be brought back online and the client will have 24 hours to prevent further violations.
  4. Repeat offenses will result in $20.00 USD fines being issued to the account. The fine must be paid in full before the service is reactivated.
  5. TheHostShed reserves the right to terminate the service at any time without compensation.
  6. Exceeding your allocated bandwidth will result in a additional charge of $5/TB for any bandwidth used above your allocated amount.

 

Billing

 

  1. Invoices are generated 7 days before the due date. After 5 days past the due date, the service will be suspended and a 10% or $2.00 USD (whichever is greater) late fee will be added to the invoice. Upon suspension, data will not be deleted, but the service and associated data will be made inaccessible until payment has been received.
  2. After 14 days past the due date, the service will be terminated and all data associated with the service will be destroyed. It will no longer be possible to retrieve data.
  3. Account credit cannot be withdrawn, cannot be transferred between clients and will not expire. Account credit will automatically be applied to future invoiced until exhaustion.
  4. TheHostShed only accepts payment in the form of PayPal and Stripe. The name on the PayPal account must match your name on our billing system.
  5. Chargebacks/disputes against payments will result in immediate suspension of the service. If the dispute is not removed within 24 hours of suspension, the service will be terminated and you will not be entitled to or receive any compensation whatsoever.

 

Activation, Cancellation and Modification of Services

 

  1. Services are normally provisioned within 10 minutes of payment reception, however TheHostShed reserves the right to hold your order for manual review, at any time, for any reason.
  2. If you desire, you may upgrade or downgrade your plan by submitting a support ticket. If the downgrade results in a lower of value of service, the difference in amounts for the remainder of the billing cycle will be deposited into your account ONLY in the form of account credit.
  3. If you desire, you may cancel your service immediately or at the end of the billing cycle. Cancellation immediately will be processed at midnight, eastern time. Cancellation at the end of the billing cycle will be processed at the end of the billing cycle at midnight, eastern time. Once cancelled, all data associated with the service will be destroyed and will not be recoverable. We recommend you backup your data if you desire to keep it. If cancellation leads to remaining value of service, the amount for the remainder of the billing cycle will be deposited into your account ONLY in the form of account credit.

 

Warranty Disclaimer

 

  1. Use of services provided by TheHostShed are provided “as is”, “as available” and without warranty and thus these services shall be utilized solely at your own risk.

 

Limitation of Liability

 

  1. IN NO EVENT SHALL THEHOSTSHED, LLC, NOR OUR MEMBERS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PARTY WITH RESPECT TO YOUR SERVICE FOR (I) LOSS OF PROFITS OR REVENUES; (II) LOSS OR CORRUPTION OF DATA; (III) LOSS OF BUSINESS; (IV) LOSS OF ANY KIND, WHATSOEVER; (V) DAMAGE OF ANY KIND, WHATSOEVER; THIS LIMITATION APPLIED EVEN IF WE ARE ADVISED OF, KNEW OF, SHOULD HAVE KNOW OF, OR THE POSSIBILITY THEREOF. YOU WAIVE ANY AND ALL CLAIMS AGAINST THEHOSTSHED ARISING FROM OUR SERVICES OR MEMBERS. YOUR SOLE AND EXCLUSIVE RIGHT AND REMEDY IN CASE OF DISSATISFACTION WITH THE SERVICES OR ANY OTHER GRIEVANCE SHALL BE YOUR TERMINATION AND DISCONTINUATION OF ACCESS TO OR USE OF OUR SERVICES.

 

Indemnification

 

  1. You shall defend, indemnify, and hold us harmless from all liabilities, claims and expenses, including attorneys’ fees that arise from or are incurred by you. You agree to defend, indemnify and hold us harmless against liabilities arising from: our services, and content created by you which infringes or allegedly infringes on the proprietary rights of a third party, including, but not limited to: copyright infringement.

 

Modifications to Legal Documents

 

  1. We reserve the right to modify these Terms or any other legal document at any time, without notice. It is your responsibility to keep up-to-date with all legal documents; however, NodeBlade may post an announcement on our website when a change occurs. If you do not agree with the new Terms you must stop using our services immediately

 

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