Web Hosting Terms And Conditions


Terms and conditions

In these terms and conditions GHI Digital is the parent company of the child GHI Web Hosting, GHI Marketing and is named for these purposes  only and apply as GHI.

  1. GHI will not allow URL submissions from adult websites or any other website that is considered offensive to the general public.
  2. As a GHI client I hereby indemnify and shall keep indemnified the administrator(s) or owner(s) in respect to any loss or damage action claim suit or proceeding against its administrator(s) or owner(s) and further that, such indemnification shall extend to any financial outlay expended by me, people I refer to the program, or people that have referred me, such that the administrator(s) and/or owner(s) shall not be held liable in any way.
  3. I also understand the administrator(s) and/or owner(s) do not and cannot guarantee that I will earn income from joining GHI free web site and domain name offer. This also applies to any other search engine for as example Google, Yahoo and Bing.
  4. All graphics and content on this website is for illustration purposes only and if governed by copy write laws.
  5. Terms and conditions of any search engine advertising. Under no circumstances can GHI be held responsible should any search engine decide to change their search engine structures or policies causing your web site placement to be removed or downgrades; however do not for see any changes that are imminent.
  6. The free web site hosting and domain name offer only applies to clients that have been agreed by GHI terms and conditions and whom can terminate this agreement at any such time should they choose so with justified cause. This applies to both parties.
  7. Each website hosting plan that is agreed by GHI will be placed on a Linux server. Linux hosting is only available for the free domain hosting offer, however should the client require a windows or other hosting platform this can be arranged as an option with an additional charges agreed before by both parties.
  8. Each web site hosted on a Linux server must not exceed a maximum of the agreed amount in the pricing plan advertised which is allocated, however should the client require additional extra web hosting space or bandwidth this can be made available on larger plans or servers at additional cost.
  9. Each client’s website will have its own control panel access (CPanel) with web mail addresses and MYSQL database unless otherwise stated in the price plan package advertised on our website. GHI reserves the right to refuse access to CPanel from a client or IP address as it see appropriate to protect our server from harms way.
  10. If the client has a current website it must be currently hosted on a Linux server otherwise GHI cannot offer free web and domain hosting, however alternative window servers are made available which would be compatible with the client’s current website coding, as a few examples such as ASP or .NET.
  11. If the client has a current website GHI will need full access through ftp to CPanel to obtain and catch all file data necessary to transfer the website over. GHI cannot be held responsible for any loss or damage to such files unless it can be proven as negligence.
  12. In such cases where CMS (controlled management systems) or external email servers are being used GHI has the right to decline from hosting as special requirements and mail management systems will need to be looked at very closely to find a suitable compatibility. CMS website’s which have a fixed IP address may need further investigation before hosting is implemented!
  13. GHI cannot be held responsible in any way should the client fails to inform if any special requirements are currently being used for hosting their website before transfer. All relevant requirements must be put in writing by email prior and confirmed before hosting accounts are setup.
  14. The free one year domain name purchased for the client on behalf of GHI can start with any of these following extensions only .com, .co.uk, .net, .org, .biz, .info, .eu, .mobi, .us, however if other extension are required by the client this can be arranged with an addition charge agreed prior to domain registration.
  15. The domain name will be registered, and after the free one year of registration expires the client will be given the option to renew the domain name that will include a renewal registration fee.
  16. If the client already owns the domain name GHI will require the client to change the current domain name tag; name server (NS) DNS. This will need to be done by the current domain name registrar and GHI will not be responsible for any costs or outstanding debt involved in this transaction including downtime with the domains current registrar.
  17. GHI recommends that any current hosted domains are hosted to the same registrar as our own servers or Godaddy.com. GHI cannot in any way be held responsible for any website downtime of the domain if we do not have management for the domain name registrar or have access to the domain DNS and Name Server settings.
  18. Each client that takes the free web domain offer, will have full access to their own control panel with unlimited support, however should the client make any changes to setting stopping functionality of their website, GHI will charge to rectify the issues if necessary. To view example of the control panel click here.
  19. GHI must point out that on different browsing platforms such as Internet Explorer, Google Chrome, Firefox and Safari if at any time have browsing or security issues of which we have no control on rectifying related issues, therefore we are exempt from these curacies.
  20. If you are found to be email spamming through our server we have the right to terminate your account immediately without any compensation or refund and additional costs may apply. We have strict privacy policies for keeping our servers secure and spam free. We implement these privacy policies as to erase as much as possible the security to other users on the same server or shared IP address. GHI highly recommends you purchase your own dedicated IP address through our hosting platform for added security. Please note should our server get flagged for illegal email spamming due to no fault of our own even after setting up security defences, there may be email forwarding delays until the flag is removed which normally can be lifted within 24 to 48 hours.
  21. In case our server should be hacked by illegal criminal activity we may need to reboot to a previous point backed up on our servers to a clean restore point. In such cases some data may be lost, of which we cannot be accountable for, however we will do all we can to make sure our servers are up to date with the latest security systems to block and prevent these attacks. If IP addresses are not recognised by our servers through FTP or any other accounts access the user will need to identify themselves otherwise GHI have the right to block IP addresses that can disrupt our services. CPanel account can be refused access at any time GHI deems as a threat to our servers. We reserve the right to request static IP addresses for accessing our server and no refunds can be made should you wish not to accommodate.
  22. GHI reserves the right to change a hosting plan from our server to another server should we fill it can impede or become a security threat to our serve and users. The importance of keeping our servers secure as possible and in doing so protecting the safety or our users. GHI can refuse to continue to supply a service on our CPanel Linux hosting platform or any other platform should a client decide to make changes or updates of which are not compliant within our guide lines, of which no refunds are awarded.
  23. GHI has a zero tolerance for spamming. Any substantiated offence may result in your immediate exclusion from further inserted to GHI search engine submissions.
  24. In such circumstances where a client has paid in advance for website hosting and decides to cancel prior to the renewal date, no such refund will be made available.
  25. I agree to receive server updates, special offers and promotional email from GHI of which you can cancel opt out at any time.
  26. I understand and agree that these terms and conditions. These may be updated in the future and as soon as they are published on this website I agree to abide by the new terms of use.
  27. These Terms of Appointment are governed by and subject to English Law.


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