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Important Notice

Without any prior notice, ATC Hosting reserves the right to cancel and/or suspend a client's access and usage of our services and equipment when ATC Hosting decides that the account has been inappropriately used by the client.

The following ATC Hosting regulations apply to all accounts:

  • No adult content to be stored on our servers
  • All payments due to ATC Hosting must be paid at the time of service is requested.
  • We do not allow accounts to offer free download of files or archives. (This applies to any account where 20% or more of their monthly traffic is from file downloads).
  • The account space may not be used for storage purposes. Account space should solely be used for storing image files hyperlinked with the web pages.
  • Accounts maintaining picture galleries (This applies to an account where 40% of the files transferred are graphics) are strictly observed to follow the bandwidth allowance limit. Extra charges may apply if the limits are exceeded.
  • Multiple hosts terminating at an IP address or domain name hosted on our server.
  • Sites with Banners, Graphics or CGI's running from their domain used on other domains.
  • Accounts using more than 20% of system resources. To protect our clients, we do not allow sites requiring heavy CPU usage and system resources for the background running programs or related tasks.
  • Accounts not using the unlimited traffic option will be monitored after they reach 3 gigs/5 gigs, depending on the plan. Thereafter, normal data transfer cost of $10.00 USD/20mb. will apply.
  • ATC Hosting reserves the right to cancel service of a client, without any prior notice, if any of the regulations are not followed.
  • ATC Hosting will be the sole arbiter to decide what constitutes a violation of our policies and guidelines.

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ATC Hosting Payment Policies:

  • ATC Hosting sets up a client account on a pay-at-service basis.
  • All payments are due in U.S. Currency only.
  • We guarantee the pricing for the term of prepayment. If a client decides to terminate the annual prepaid account, the client is still liable for set up charges and the amount of discount provided upfront for our services. In such events, account will be billed on a prorated basis.
  • ATC Hosting maintains the right to revise prices at any time.
  • Any outstanding account not brought current within a week of e-mail notice is subject to suspension and a late fee of $10.00 USD per week will be charged.
  • The client is liable for all money owed on the account from the time it was established to the time that the client notifies ATC Hosting (in writing) of a request termination of services.
  • Setup fees are charged for all new accounts and major account changes. These charges are NONREFUNDABLE after first 30-day money back guarantee period has expired.
  • Using the Test Drive Plan does require you to submit valid credit card information. A charge will be billed, however, if you decide to cancel, we will credit you the monthly hosting fee.
  • By filling out the online order form, including the credit card information, the client expresses consent for ATC Hosting to post the due charges on the card provided.
  • Using invalid credit card information is a serious crime, and legal actions may be taken against the defaulter in such an event.

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ATC Hosting Does Not Allow Hosting of Adult Oriented Sites
We do not allow adult content of any nature to be hosted on our servers. ATC Hosting does not allow our services and equipment to be used for the propagation, distribution, housing, processing, and/or storing of lewd, obscene or pornographic material or any other material which we deem to be objectionable, including, but not limited to pornography, satanic materials, and any and all materials of an adult nature. The specification of any materials, as such described above, is left entirely to the discretion of ATC Hosting.

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CGI Placement Policy
You are allowed to freely install many types of scripts available on the internet, but we reserve the right, without warning, to disable any script that may effect normal server operation.

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IRC, Chat Rooms and Background Running Programs
We do not allow clients to install their own chat rooms or to use IRC or IRC bots through our servers. These tend to be large system hogs, and we cannot allow it as an account option. However, we do provide a choice of Java chatrooms for a small extra charge that will fill your needs and run without hindering the performance of the system for others. Continually-running background programs will be considered on an individual basis, and an extra charge is applied based on system resources used and operational maintenance required.

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Terms for Unlimited Traffic and Unlimited Web Space Accounts
Unlimited traffic and storage accounts are not to be used as an offsite storage area for electronic files. All ATC Hosting client web pages (.html) must be LINKED with files (.GIF, .JPEG) in order to be stored on our servers. Accounts that contain no html documents and a large number of unlinked files are liable for termination by ATC Hosting. ATC Hosting clients are not to maintain shareware archives or have large archives of files which could be downloaded freely by others. A client violating the above condition is liable for extra traffic and web space charges. A client selling his/her space without a reseller package is liable for legal action and account termination.

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ATC Hosting Legal Terms
ATC Hosting clients may use ATC Hosting Services for legal purposes only. Transmission of any material in violation of any Federal, State, or Local regulation is strongly prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to copyrighted material, material legally judged to be threatening or obscene, and material protected by trade secrets. ATC Hosting clients cannot sublease, subhost, or give away control of any portion of ATC Hosting resources. Violation will result in immediate account cancellation. ATC Hosting reserves the right to refuse service to any individual or entity.

ATC Hosting reserves the right to bring legal charges against an individual if he/she attempts to cause harm to our servers and/or clients.

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Hacking/Unauthorized use of other accounts
Any hacking/unauthorized use of accounts or computers by an ATC Hosting client (whether or not the attacked account or computer belongs to ATC Hosting) will result in account cancellation and civil or criminal legal action, depending upon the nature of the misuse. The misuse includes, but is not limited to, internet scamming (i.e. tricking people into releasing their passwords, unauthorized use of accounts, security hole scanning, etc).

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ATC Hosting Policy on using E-mail for commercial advertisements
We strongly discourage the use of e-mail for unsolicited advertisements and violation will lead to account cancellation. "Spamming," or sending a message to many different off-topic newsgroups, is considered unethical. Commercial advertisements are unwanted in Usenet discussion groups and e-mail mailing lists.

Inappropriate usage will result in a $100.00 USD penalty with or without account suspension. Sending a message or an advertisement to more than five or six recipients is considered spamming, unless the individuals have specifically requested to be added to a mailing list on that topic.

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ATC Hosting Indemnification Policy
Client agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, and hold ATC Hosting Services harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney fees asserted against ATC Hosting Services, its agents, its clients, officers and employees, that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by client, its agents, employees or assignees.

Client agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless ATC Hosting Services against liabilities arising out of; (1) any defective products sold to client using ATC Hosting Services (2) any form of injury to person or property caused by any products sold or otherwise distributed in connection with ATC Hosting Services (3) any material supplied by client infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party and (4) copyright infringement.

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ATC Hosting Cancellation Policy
ATC Hosting reserves the right to cancel service of a client at any time, without prior notice, at its discretion. All fees paid in advance of cancellation will be charged on a prorated basis if ATC Hosting invokes its right of cancellation of an account. If cancellation is caused by clients violation of ATC Hosting user policies, then no refund is due. Any violation of policies which results in extra costs will be billed to the client (i.e. transfer, space etc.). Clients have the right to cancel service any time and will be refunded any amount exceeding the prepayment of the current month. Payment will be made by company check within 30 days of cancellation.

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ATC Hosting Disclaimer Notice
ATC Hosting will not be responsible for any damages a business may suffer as a result of using our services. ATC Hosting makes no warranties of any kind (expressed or implied) for services provided. ATC Hosting disclaims any warranty and merchantability, or fitness for a particular purpose. The includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by ATC Hosting and its employees. ATC Hosting reserves the right to revise its policies at any time.

All ATC Hosting resellers, sub-networks and dedicated servers must comply to the above policies.

Failure to follow any term or condition noted will be grounds for instantaneous account cancellation and may be a cause for legal action. ATC Hosting also reserve the right to remove any account without any prior notice.

ATC Hosting reserves complete right to revise its policies without any prior notice or announcement.

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