Net Echoes provides World Wide Web page hosting. Net Echoes reserves the
right to suspend or cancel a customer's access to any or all services
provided by Net Echoes when Net Echoes decides that the account has been
inappropriately used or otherwise.
RESTRICTED CONTENT (aka Not Allowed)
Client is expected to use the Internet with respect, courtesy, and responsibility,
giving due regard to the rights of other Internet users. Client is expected
to use his/her account for legal purposes only. Common sense is the best
guide as to what is considered acceptable use.
NetEchoes.com forbids the use of an account to host illegal pornography
such as child pornography. No pornography is allowed on any of the servers.
Client's whose accounts are found in violation of this policy may, at
the discretion of Net Echoes, will have their account(s) terminated without
Client's whose accounts website which promotes activities that violate
federal, state, local laws and/or violation of U.S. export restrictions
are also are not allowed at Net Echoes. This includes "warez"
sites (freely distributing copyrighted software), sites promoting hacking
and/or cracking software applications, child and/or under age porn.
NO form of IRC (Internet Relay Chat) is allowed, whether for private
and/or public use on the Net Echoes network(s) owned by StormHosts.com.
This is due to the high amount of DoS attacks IRC servers draw to the
network(s) they are located on.
Client's whose accounts are found in violation of this policy may, at
the discretion of Net Echoes and/or StormHosts, have their account(s) terminated without
notice. Additionally, Net Echoes and or StormHosts may contact the Software Piracy Association
("SPA") and release any information in connection with any illegal
activities relating to software piracy on the Client's account.
Simply put, we ask that you use your account for legal oriented purposes.
HIGH RESOURCE USER POLICY
Resources are defined as processor utilization.
StormHosts may implement the following policy to its sole discretion:
When a website is found to be monopolising the resources available StormHosts
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 Stormhosts
continues hosting the website for an additional fee.
All accounts are set up on a prepay basis. Although Net Echoes
reserves the right to change prices of accounts or services at any time
all pricing is guaranteed for the period of prepayment. Payment is due
each anniversary year or month following the date the account was
In situations where account payment is not made. Net Echoes
reserves the right to
immediately suspend the site and additional services on-line until the
outstanding debt is cleared. The customer is responsible for all money
owed on the account from the time it was established to the end of the
current month that the customer sends a
written and/or email cancellation request.
No bills or invoices will be sent by regular mail. All invoices will be
sent directly to customers via email shortly after or on the billing
All payment is in US Dollars.
Credit / Debit Cards:
We currently accept credit cards only by electronic payment using the
We currently accept both personal and business checks.
CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS
Net Echoes reserves the right to cancel the service at any time. In this
event customers will be entitled to a pro rata refund based upon the remaining
full months of prepayment on customers account. If a customer contravenes
Net Echoes' terms of service
a refund will not be issued in the event of a cancellation.
Fees charged on a prepay basis are non-refundable. In addition some accounts
incur set-up fees, these charges are also non-refundable.
Customer agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold Net
Echoes and/or StormHosts
harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims,
including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against Net Echoes
and/or StormHosts, 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. Customer agrees
to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Net Echoes and/or StormHosts against liabilities
arising out of; (1) any injury to person or property caused by any products
sold or otherwise distributed in connection with Net Echoes Web
Hosting and/or StormHosts' server; (2)
any material supplied by customer infringing or allegedly infringing on
the proprietary rights of a third party; (3) copyright infringement and
(4) any defective products sold to customer from StormHosts' server on a
Net Echoes Hosted Site.
Net Echoes and/or StormHosts will not be responsible for any damages your business may suffer.
Net Echoes and/or StormHosts makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services
we provide. StormHosts disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness
for a particular purpose. The includes loss of data resulting from delays,
nondeliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused
by Net Echoes and/or StormHosts and its employees. Net Echoes and/or StormHosts reserves the right to revise
its policies at any time.
E-Mail / Spam Policy
Spamming is the sending of unsolicited e-mail, regardless of size
or volume, to persons the sender does not know or have prior consent to
send the message to. Using fictitious e-mail addresses or any domain name
hosted on our network(s) is strictly forbidden. Spamming also includes
sending unsolicited advertisements to numerous email addresses or newsgroups.
A violation of this policy extends to clients who send unsolicited e-mail
from a domain name not affiliated or hosted on our network(s), but the
mail message makes mention of a website hosted on an account on the network(s).
Providing access to download spam ware or spam related programs is strictly
prohibited. Additionally, clients may not have e-mail lists available
for download on the site.
Trolling, the posting of outrageous messages to generate numerous responses,
is also not allowed. Mail bombing, the sending of multiple messages without
significant new content to the same user and/or subscribing someone else
to a mailing list without that person's permission, cross-posting articles
to an excessive number of newsgroups, or attempting without authorization
to enter into a secured computer system is strictly forbidden. Stormhosts
reserves the right to determine what constitutes abuse of this policy.
Clients whose accounts are found in violation of this policy may, at the
discretion of Stormhosts, have their account(s) terminated without notice.
Sites closed for violations of this policy will not be reinstated under
Simply put, we ask that you do not send unsolicited e-mail from your
account, or from anywhere which promotes a website hosted on a Stormhosts
account. Furthermore, please do not provide access to download spam-related
software or bulk e-mail lists.
For each VALID SPAM complaint received by the Abuse/AUP Department, the
account will be charged as follows:
$35.00 per VALID SPAM complaint
NOTE: Net Echoes and/or Stormhosts may at any time, revise the Acceptable Uses Policy without
advanced notice given to clients. Renewal of a virtual server service
term with Stormhosts constitutes acceptance to all modifications to the
Acceptable Uses Policy. Any revisions to the Acceptable Uses Policy will
be in effect upon renewal of any server service term with Stormhosts.com.
Client understands that the Acceptable Uses Policy is only a portion of
our service agreement.