Australia Web Hosting

Australia Host

In Australia & Australian Owned
Online Since 2004

TERMS of SERVICE

The following TERMS OF SERVICE detail the conditions for services provided by Australia-Host.com. This document constitutes a binding agreement between Australia-Host.com and the user of the services provided. These terms must be accepted by the user prior to the provision of the Services ordered through submission of the registration form. By ordering the services, you agree to be bound by the terms and conditions stipulated below without modification.

Fees and Payment

Hosting Fees

We do not charge Set Up fees. Hosting fees (paid annually) shall be forwarded prior to commencement of services. Hosting fees are non-refundable after 30 days.

The hosting fee entitles you to one year of hosting. There shall be no additional costs to the customer for a period of one year after commencement of service. All accounts expire after one year and accounts will be charged the same fee for an additional year of hosting. We will email you when your hosting fee is due - we do not automatically charge your credit card at any time.

Design Work Fees

A non-refundable DEPOSIT payment of 50% ($225) for all website design work is payable prior to us commencing work. The 50% balance, $225, plus any agreed additional charges, is due at the completion of the work and payable within 7 days of the invoice date. This payment is only due if the design work is to the customers complete satisfaction.

If the account remains unpaid after 7 days, clients will be reminded by email two additional times over the following 28 days.

If the account remains unpaid after 28 days a Late Fee of 20% of the invoice total will be added; if the account remains unpaid after 8 weeks the account will be suspended and the account will be passed to our debt collection service (Prushka). Failing collection by them, the account is then passed to our lawyers for appropriate legal action.

Basic Design Plan Price: AUD$450 for a Wordpress CMS / HTML website.

The main features of the Basic Design Plan:

  - Banner & overall Website Design in consultation with you
  - Policy Pages (e.g. Privacy Policy, Terms of Service, Sitemap etc)
  - Up to basic 4 content pages (e.g. Contact Us, About Us, Map, etc)
      includes adding product content/images on the main page
      but does not include adding content/images on other pages; these incur an additional charge,
  - Installation and Configuration of WordPress CMS if required
  - Wordpress Plugin Installation for Search Engine Optimisation:
     incl. Google Analytics, XML Sitemaps, All In One SEO Pack, WP Cache, WP Secure, etc.

  - To add a Shopping Cart will incur additional cost, depending on your requirements.

Additional Services available if required:

Site Updates $40 hour (charged in 15 minute/$10 increments)

  - Creating additional pages and content
  - Updating existing information
  - Adding new photos/images
  - Removing old data (files/images)
  - Shopping Cart (additional cost, depending on your requirements)
  - Special Promotions
  - Holiday Graphics
  - The List is endless!

Additional Costs to have your own website:

  Domain Name Registration: A$16 year
  Hosting Account: Depends on the size of your website. We recommend the
    • Silver Plan $40 year for personal websites
    • Gold Plan $70 year for business websites

Term and Termination

Bandwidth and Disk Space

You must agree that Disk Space usage shall not exceed the number of megabytes per month for the services ordered by you through the registration. This usage is monitored and measured by Australia-Host. Any Disk Space usage in excess of the agreed upon number of megabytes per month may result in corrective action by Australia-Host, in its sole discretion including additional charges, disconnection or discontinuance of any and all services, or termination of this Agreement. In the event that Australia-Host elects to take any corrective action, you shall not be entitled to a refund of any fees paid in advance prior to such corrective action. Any or all action by us will only be taken after we notify you by email.

Amendments

Australia-Host reserves the right to amend the service offerings and add, delete, suspend or modify the terms and conditions of the services set forth in this Agreement at any time, and to determine whether and when, at its sole discretion, any such changes apply to both existing or future members.

Content

This service is provided for both Business and Private users. Australia-Host is not responsible for the content of any web page hosted by Australia-Host.com. The opinions and views expressed in Australia-Host.com hosted pages do not necessarily reflect those of Australia-Host. The contents of the web pages hosted on Australia-Host.com are not reviewed in any way before they appear on the web page. As the author of web pages hosted by Australia-Host.com, you take full responsibility for their contents. Do not use the web space provided by Australia-Host.com to provide material that is grossly offensive to the web community, including, but not limited to, blatant expressions of bigotry, racism, hatred, profanity or for promoting or providing instructional information about illegal activities or promoting physical harm or injury against any group or individual.

Australia-Host.com services shall only be used for lawful purposes. Transmission or solicitation of any material that violates United States federal, state or other laws that may apply in this jurisdiction or your local area is prohibited.

Australia-Host.com hosted pages cannot contain, or provide links to, materials that Australia-Host, in its sole discretion, may consider illegal or offensive, including, but not limited to:

Copyrighted material not belonging to you -- for example, music, images, software or video -- unless you have the prior consent of the copyright owner;

Trademarked material not belonging to you -- for example, wordmarks, design marks or a combination thereof -- without prior consent of the trademark owner;
Foul language;
Hate-group propaganda;
Mail fraud;
Pyramid or Ponzi schemes;
Insults to other persons or companies, including but not limited to: material that is obscene, threatening, harassing, libelous or in any way a violation of intellectual property laws.

Members shall not use their Australia-Host.com hosted web pages to conduct the following activities:

It is impermissible to use Australia-Host servers for the following purposes:

Australia-Host reserves the right to terminate your Australia-Host.com account or remove any page it determines, in its sole judgment, is in violation of any provision of this Agreement.

Disclaimer of Warranties

Member understands that the Internet and other various networking communication mediums are not secure, unless explicitly specified as such, and may be subject to interception or loss. Australia-Host.com makes no warranties of any kind, either express, implied or statutory, concerning the data or information available through the Australia-Host.com hosting network or the Internet. Australia-Host.com services are provided on an "AS IS" basis. Australia-Host.com makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, including without limitation:

Limitation of Liabilities

IN NO EVENT SHALL Australia-Host.com BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION, DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THIS TERMS OF SERVICE AGREEMENT, THE HOSTING SERVICES, OR THE INABILITY TO USE THE HOSTED SITE. Australia-Host.com's liability to the Member for actual damages for any cause whatsoever, regardless of the form of the action, will be strictly limited to a maximum of the Fees paid.

Australia-Host.com, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY LOSS OR INJURY RESULTING FROM THE USE OF THE HOSTING SERVICES, CAUSED IN WHOLE OR IN PART BY ITS NEGLIGENCE OR CONTINGENCIES BEYOND ITS CONTROL IN PROCURING, COMPILING, INTERPRETING, REPORTING, MAINTAINING OR DELIVERING THE SERVICES. Australia-Host.com, ITS OFFICERS, DIRECTORS, OWNERS, AGENTS AND EMPLOYEES, SHALL NOT BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANYONE ELSE FOR ANY DIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, INDIRECT, OR SIMILAR DAMAGES, EVEN IF ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES, RESULTING FROM THE USE OR INABILITY TO USE THE SERVICES.



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