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Domain Name Registration Terms

* Please note it can take up to 48 hrs for a newly registered domain name to resolve or propagate on the internet. If your domain name has not resolved you can not log in to your web hosting cpanel using your domain name. You should be able to log in using your IP address.

* We have no control over how fast your domain name resolves on the net after it's registered. We will not give refunds in the event you can't wait the maximum amount of time that your registrar states that it will take your domain to fully propagate.

* Domain names are included for free for the first year in all the web hosting packages. You are responsible for paying the $15.00 per year domain renewal fee to Techbydesign in addition to your yearly web hosting renewal fee after the first year of service.
 
Web Hosting Terms

* Your web hosting account will be renewed yearly.

* Domain names MAY BE  included for free for the first year in all the web hosting packages. You are responsible for paying the $20.00 per year domain renewal fee to Techbydesign in addition to your yearly web hosting renewal fee after the first year of service.

* You can use a previously registered domain name with your web hosting account if you wish, if you already own one.

* You will get a payment reminder when your account is due at least 1 month in advance.

* If you do not renew your web hosting acct at the end of your contract, we request that you let us know before your account is suspended. This will save so much trouble. If you account goes in to suspension you will not have access to any of your files unless you pay your bill. So it is best to be straight forward and upfront.
* The client is responsible for doing their own backup of their web site and web site files. We are NOT RESPONSIBLE what so ever for backups for any client.
* We will not be held responsible for any loss of data or files belonging to the client due to our moving accounts to another server or any updating procedures routine or random that we may have to perform. The client must keep current backups of their own web site files at all times. We are not responsible for file backups.
* We will notify the client(s) at least one day prior to making any changes that may affect their account via email. We are not responsible if the client does not receive our emails notices. The client is responsible for keeping their account information with us current so we may contact them when we need to. That includes keeping your email address/phone numbers updated with us.

 

Web Design Terms
*We only offer web design by requests only. 

* ½ of the total amount for web design is required to be paid down before any work begins on your web site.

* Once the web site is complete and suits you, the other ½ of the amount is due before the web site goes live.

* Your contract time will not begin until your web site is 100% completed. In other words if I start in April and your site is not completed until May, then your time starts in May. Your web site contract will renew 1 year from that date.

* Web hosting is included in all my web design packages as well as promotion, updates, and domain name.

* I do web design contracts on a per client basis. Before any work begins the client and I will agree on the terms of the contract. We will touch base on what the client expects and what I can provide. We will set a estimated time for completion.

* I/Techbydesign reserve the right to charge extra for any unreasonable amount of work that the client requires that was not agreed on or added at a later date.

* Your account will renew on a yearly basis. Your renewal along with your domain name renewal fee of $20 will be due at the end of your contract.

* Please make sure you read all of the TOS because all of the TOS applies.


Web Site Promotion Terms
* We only offer web site promotion on a per request basis only!
* Once I start working on the marketing and promotion of your web site it can be up to 3 months before you see good results. It is a building process.

* I promise my clients at least a top 10 listing within 90 days in the major search engines using phrases that relate to your business/web site.

* The web site will be search able via short phrases.

* I will promote your site to hundreds of search engines each month.

* Web site promotion contracts renew yearly.

* I make no promises that people will buy your products. I can get them to your site, but I can not force them to buy. I will not be held liable for lack of sales at your business or your web site.

Products & Digital Downloads Terms Of Service

* We are not responsible for any damages incurred to your computer, hardware or any device connected to your computer due to using or downloading any of our digital products.

* We accept no responsibility for how you choose to use the web site templates, graphics or any other digital downloads that we sell on our site. Some of the products have TOS included from the creators of the products. You are responsible for following their rules and TOS for each product.



Internet Terms Of Service

* I/Techbydesign will not be held responsible for any damages to you or your computer or any devices connected to your computer, after downloading Localnet dial up internet service. This applies if you download the service from the internet or via a disc supplied by me.

* I do not offer support for Localnet internet service in any way shape or form. I can install the service for you if you are local at no charge, but as far as any technical support you will need to deal directly with Localnet.



Liability
*We are not responsible for any conflicts of any 3rd party add-ons or additions that you wish to use on your account added by Techbydesign (on request) or by yourself. We are not responsible for any conflicts to your computer or any computer or any hardware or device connected to your computer. You are accepting and using our services at your own risk.

* Techbydesign gives no warranty that your account or our servers are hack proof. Honestly there is no such thing as being 100% hack proof. Although we take measures to protect our servers and our customer's accounts, there is always a small chance a hacker can gain access. If anyone tells you that something is 100% hack proof they are lying. You can protect your account by changing your passwords every few weeks and selecting a combination of letters and numbers. You can also protect your account by making sure that all applications or scripts connected to your account are updated and you are using the newest versions.

* We are not responsible for any damages or conflicts to you, your acct, your computer or devices if your hosting account or website is hacked or compromised. You are agreeing by completing the sign up for services that you are using our services totally at YOUR OWN RISK.

* We are not responsible for any phone charges or any resulting cost to you if your hosting account is hacked and compromised.

* We are not responsible if your computer, hardware or any device connected to your computer OR your account is compromised due to spam. You are responsible for protecting your self against email spam. There are programs included in your web hosting acct that can help you combat spam. You can also use a 3rd party program such as “Spam Arrest”or “Spam Fighter.”

* We are not responsible for any damages or cost that occur if your account, computer or any hardware connected to it is compromised due to your computer being infected with spy ware or adware. You are responsible for the protection of your computer, any device or hardware connected to it. You can use a couple of free anti spyware or anti adware programs to help combat these issues. You can get Spybot Search And Destroy or Ad Aware totally free for at home use. These programs must stay updated and ran on a weekly basis.



Payment And Suspension Policy

*We/Techbydesign accept PayPal payments, credit cards for hosting accounts and web design accounts. We can also process payments over the phone if you have a major credit/debit card. I request if you are mailing your payments please make sure you mail your payment in time for it to be in by your due date. If you suspect that your payment will arrive late please call me and let me know.

* If Your payment is not in by your due date, I reserve the right to suspend your account. I request that if your payment is going to be late that you call me or email me so I can work out a payment extension for you. I request at least a few days notice if possible. If you are upfront with me, I will do my best to be flexible and understanding.

 

* If your acct is suspended for non payment or for breaking the TOS we will suspend your acct and place a page holder notice on your site. The place holder page will state the fact that your acct is suspended for breaking the TOS or for non payment. It will state the fact you have 7 days to settle your account with Techbydesign or your files will be lost forever.Your visitors to your site will not see your website but will be able to view this page.

 

* In the event that your account is suspended due to non payment you will have 7 days from the date of suspension to settle your acct with me.

 

* If your acct is suspended due to non payment you will not be able to gain access to your account nor will I allow you to collect your web site files until you pay your account up. I offer an open door policy and if at any time your payment is going to be late please just tell me. If you are upfront with me, I will be will you.
 

* If your payment is not in my hand within 7 days of your suspension,your files will be deleted off my server forever, never to be accessed again.
 

* We do not give refunds of any shape or form for any of our services. We will however trade services of the same value in exchange. By completing your order for ANY OF THE SERVICES OFFERED by Techbydesign you are agreeing to our NO REFUND policy.

 

 

We Do Not Allow

* There will be no pornographic sites hosted by Techbydesign in no way shape or form. If you are caught breaking this rule you will be suspended and fined a sum of $500.00 payable to Techbydesign. You will also be turned over to the authorities.

 

* Techbydesign does not allow any web sites that are harmful or exploits children or animals. We have a zero tolerance for such stuff. Your acct will be deleted without question if you are caught, and you must pay a $500.00 fine payable to Techbydesign!

 

*Scripts that are used for mass mailing are not allowed on the server! If you are caught using a mass mailing script your account will be suspended. You will be fined a fee of $250.00 payable to Techbydesign. Your acct will not be reinstated until the fee is paid. You will have 7 days from the date of suspension to settle up or your acct and files will be deleted forever. By using mass mailing scripts our servers can be blacklisted and it takes great effort on our behalf to get that lifted from the various Internet Service Providers.

 

* We reserve the right to cancel your account if you violate the TOS.

 

Support Policies

*You can contact us via Fax at 866-927-9756!

* You can contact support via our support ticket system or send an email to support@techbydesign.info. This option is available 24 hrs a day. Normally you will have a response in a few hrs but please allow at least 24 hrs for a reply.

 

* You can also contact us via US mail. Please send any mail to us at.....

Techbydesign

P.O Box 178

Ararat, VA 24053

 

 

Our Rights

* We reserve the the right to change the TOS without notice!

*All prices are subject to change.

* I/Techbydesign reserve the right to charge extra for any unreasonable amount of work that the client requires that was not agreed on or added at a later date.