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Terms of Service (TOS) | WebKor International

Terms of Service (TOS)

Terms of Service

 

Legal Terms and Agreements

WebKor International ("The Company") agrees to furnish services, including usage of the WEBKOR.COM Web Site, to YOU the "Subscriber", subject to the following Terms of Service (TOS). Thank you for taking the time to familarize yourself with our TOS and if you have any questions, please contact us.

Trademark & Trade name
"WebKor" is a registered trademark and trade name. Use of our trademark and trade name are limited to companies and individuals WebKor trades with, search engines and directory services, and those who have expressed written permission to include: 1) development, hosting, domain name and DNS clients   2) Authorized affiliates.

Use of our trademark or trade name in defamatory or fraudulent representation will result in legal action seeking immediate injunctive relief and damages. All other trademarks and trade names represented herein are the property of their respective holders.

Copyrights
All images and content are copyrighted by WebKor or by the individual or organization represented. Copying of images or content is never authorized without expressed written permission.

Use of WebKor Service constitutes acceptance and agreement to WebKor's AUP as well as WebKor's Terms of Service (TOS).
 

All provisions of this contract are subject to the Terms of Service (TOS) of WebKor International.

IMPORTANT NOTICES:
*CHARGEBACKS and CANCELED CHECKS: Subscriber agrees to attempt direct communication with The Company PRIOR to filing a credit card charge-back or canceling a check.

*All Payments To WebKor International are Non-Refundable according to the legal guidelines in this document. No refunds are issued when the terms of WebKor's AUP and/or TOS are violated. Example: signing up with a disposable domain in order to use a 30 day free trial for mass spamming.


This Agreement shall be construed in all respects in accordance with the laws of the state of New York, applicable to contracts enforceable in that state. In the event of a legal dispute, the Venue is Steuben County, State of New York in the United States of America.

 

  1. Disclosure to Law Enforcement:

    The AUP specifically prohibits the use of our service for illegal activities. Therefore, Subscriber agrees that the Company may disclose any and all subscriber information including assigned IP numbers, account history, account use, etc. to any law enforcement agent who makes a written request without further consent or notification to the Subscriber. In addition WebKor shall have the right to terminate all service set forth in this Agreement.
     

  2. Service Rates:

    Subscriber acknowledges that the nature of the service furnished and the initial rates and charges have been communicated to Subscriber. Subscriber is aware that the Company may prospectively change the specified rates and charges from time to time. Promotional offers are contingent upon Company achieving and maintaining its cost of service goals including but not limited to rates charged to company by its suppliers.
     

  3. Payment:

    Establishment of this service is dependent upon receipt by the Company of payment of stated charges. Subsequent payments are due on the anniversary date of the month for that month's service. Development fees are paid at 50% of development cost before we begin development, and the remainder when development is completed. The above applies to all accounts and services provided by WebKor.
     

  4. Payments and Fees:

    Credit cards that are declined for any reason are subject to a $15.00 declination fee. Service will be interrupted on accounts that reach 15 days past due. Service interrupted for nonpayment is subject to a $200 reconnect charge. Accounts not paid by due date are subject to a $17.95 late fee. Accounts that are not collectable by WebKor will be turned over to an outside collection agency for collection. If your account is turned over for collection, you agree to pay the company a "Processing and Collection" Fee of not less than $500. If you desire to cancel your account, please follow the proper procedure to do this as outlined in this TOS.
     

  5. Refund and Disputes:

    All payments to WebKor International are non refundable. This includes the one time setup fee and subsequent charges regardless of usage. All overcharges or billing disputes must be reported within 15 days of the time the dispute occurred. If you dispute a charge to your credit card issuer that, in WebKor's sole discretion is a valid charge under the provisions of the TOS and /or AUP, you agree to pay WebKor an "Administrative Fee" of not less than $50.
     

  6. Failure to Pay:

    The Company may temporarily deny service or terminate this Agreement upon the failure of Subscriber to pay charges when due. Such termination or denial will not relieve Subscriber of responsibility for the payment of all accrued charges, plus reasonable interest and any collection fees.
     

  7. Account Cancellation:

    All requests for canceling accounts must be made in writing with at least 30 days notice but not more than 60 days prior written notice and sent to WebKor Attn: Cancellations, 1465 Yankee Lane Hornell, NY 14843, or you may call 607-324-9350 or fax the cancellation request to 772-679-6262. You must have all account information to cancel.
     

  8. Subscriber Service Interruptions:

    Subscriber acknowledges that the service provided is of such a nature that service can be interrupted for many reasons other than the negligence of the company and that damages resulting from any interruption of service are difficult to ascertain. Therefore, subscriber agrees that the company shall not be liable for any damages arising from such causes beyond the direct and exclusive control of the company. Subscriber further acknowledges that the company's liability for its own negligence may not in any event exceed an amount equivalent to charges payable by subscriber for services during the period damages occurred. In no event shall the company be liable for any special or consequential damages, loss or injury.
     

  9. New Domain Accounts:

    All new web hosting accounts involving new domains will be set up and entered into our DNS system within 1 to 5 business days. Due to unforeseen complications, however, this process may sometimes require up to 7 business days. If the new domain is registered by the account holder, there will be no handling fee. If the domain is registered by WebKor International on behalf of the account holder a handling fee will be incurred.
     

  10. Transfer of Domains:

    New web hosting accounts which involve the transfer of a domain from another provider to WebKor International might require a minimum of seven (7) days to be set up and entered into our DNS system. In some cases, such transfers may take up to sixty (60) days. Due to the unpredictable nature of the transfer process, no guarantees are made regarding the amount of time a specific transfer may take. If the transfer of the domain is done by WebKor International on behalf of the account holder a handling fee will be incurred. If the customer cancels service during the transfer period for any reason, all charges are considered earned.
     

  11. Support Boundaries:

    WebKor, provides technical support to our subscribers (except for few holidays and short company meetings when we close our office). We limit our technical support to our area of expertise. The following is our guidelines when providing support: WebKor provides support related to your server, virtual server or virtual sites physical functioning. WebKor does not offer tech support for application specific issues such as cgi programming, html or any other such issue where we are not the developers of a particular application, or where modifications have been made to an application which we did develop, but has been subsequently modified by a third party not directly related to WebKor. WebKor does not provide technical support for YOUR customers. If you can connect to the internet, we encourage you to use our Support Center for assistance - we encourage you to check there first. Lastly, the Help files in the program you are using may have the answer to your question so please do investigate these resources before calling tech support.
     

  12. SPAM and Unsolicited Commercial Email (UCE):

    WebKor takes a zero tolerance approach to the sending of Unsolicited Commercial Email (UCE) or SPAM over our network. Very simply, this means that customers of WebKor may not use or permit others to use our network to transact in UCE. Customers of WebKor may not host, or permit hosting of, sites or information that is advertised by UCE from other networks. Violations of this policy carry severe penalties, including termination of service.

     
    1. Violation of WebKor's SPAM policy will result in severe penalties. Upon notification of an alleged violation of our SPAM policy, WebKor will initiate an immediate investigation (within 48 hours of notification). During the investigation, WebKor may restrict customer access to the network to prevent further violations. If a customer is found to be in violation of our SPAM policy, WebKor may, at its sole discretion, restrict, suspend or terminate customer's account. Further, WebKor reserves the right to pursue civil remedies for any costs associated with the investigation of a substantiated policy violation. WebKor will notify law enforcement officials if the violation is believed to be a criminal offense.
       
    2. First violations of this policy will result in an "Administrative Fee" of $250.00 and your account will be reviewed for possible immediate termination. A second violation will result in an "Administrative Fee" of $500 and immediate termination of your account. Users who violate this policy agree that in addition to these "Administrative" penalties, they will pay "Research Fees" not to exceed $175 per hour that WebKor personnel must spend to investigate the matter. PLEASE, DO NOT SPAM from your account.
       
    3. As our Customers are ultimately responsible for the actions of their clients over our network, it is advisable that Customers develop a similar, or stricter, policy for their clients.
       
  13. Network
    1. IP Address Ownership:

      If WebKor assigns Customer an Internet Protocol address for Customer's use, the right to use that Internet Protocol address shall belong only to WebKor, and Customer shall have no right to use that Internet Protocol address except as permitted by WebKor in its sole discretion in connection with the Services, during the term of this Agreement. WebKor shall maintain and control ownership of all Internet Protocol numbers and addresses that may be assigned to Customer by WebKor, and WebKor reserves the right to change or remove any and all such Internet Protocol numbers and addresses, in its sole and absolute discretion. Our allocation of IP addresses is limited by ARIN's new policies. These new policies state that use of IP addresses for IP based virtual hosts will not be accepted as justification for new IP addresses. What this means to you is that you MUST use name-based hosting where possible. We will periodically review IP address usage, and if we find that clients are using IP addresses where name-based hosting could be used, we will revoke authorization to use those IP addresses that could be used with name-based hosting.
       

    2. Bandwidth and Disk Usage:

      Customer agrees that bandwidth and disk usage shall not exceed the number of megabytes per month for the Services ordered by Customer on the Order Form (the "Agreed Usage"). WebKor will monitor Customer's bandwidth and disk usage. WebKor shall have the right to take corrective action if Customer's bandwidth or disk usage exceeds the Agreed Usage. Such corrective action may include the assessment of additional charges, disconnection or discontinuance of any and all Services, or termination of this Agreement, which actions may be taken is in WebKor's sole and absolute discretion. If WebKor takes any corrective action under this section, Customer shall not be entitled to a refund of any fees paid in advance prior to such action. In the event that a customer exceeds the included allocation, WebKor may, at its sole discretion, collect a deposit, in an amount determined by WebKor, against customer's credit card on file with WebKor.
       

    3. System and Network Security:

      Users are prohibited from violating or attempting to violate the security of WebKor Internationals Network. Violations of system or network security may result in civil or criminal liability. WebKor will investigate occurrences, which may involve such violations and may involve, and cooperate with, law enforcement authorities in prosecuting Users who are involved in such violations. These violations include, without limitation:
       

      1. Accessing data not intended for such User or logging into a server or account, which such User is not authorized to access.
         
      2. Attempting to probe, scan or test the vulnerability of a system or network or to breach security or authentication measures without proper authorization.
         
      3. Attempting to interfere with service to any user, host or network, including, without limitation, via means of overloading, "flooding", "mail bombing" or "crashing".
         
      4. Forging any TCP/IP packet header or any part of the header information in any e-mail or news group posting.
         
      5. Taking any action in order to obtain services to which such User is not entitled.
         
  14. Notification of Violation:
    1. WebKor is under no duty to look at each customer's or user's activities to determine if a violation of the AUP has occurred, nor do we assume any responsibility through our AUP to monitor or police internet-related activities.
       
    2. First violation: Any User, which WebKor determines to have violated any element of this Acceptable Use Policy, shall receive an email, warning them of the violation. The service may be subject at WebKor's discretion to a temporary suspension pending a User's agreement in writing, to refrain from any further violations.
       
    3. Second Violation: Users that WebKor determines to have committed a second violation of any element of this Acceptable Use Policy shall be subject to immediate suspension or termination of service without further notice.
       
    4. WebKor reserves the right, to drop the section of IP space involved in Spam or Denial-of-Service complaints if it is clear that the offending activity is causing great harm to parties on the Internet. In particular, if open relays are on your network or a customer's network, or if denial of service attacks are originating from your network. In certain rare cases, we may have to do this before attempting to contact you. If we do this, we will contact you as soon as is feasible.
       
  15. Suspension of Service or Cancellation:

    WebKor reserves the right to suspend network access to any customer if in the judgment of WebKor International network administrators the customer's server is the source or target of the violation of any of the other terms of the AUP or for any other reason which WebKor chooses. If inappropriate activity is detected, all accounts of the Customer in question will be deactivated until an investigation is complete. Prior notification to the Customer is not assured. In extreme cases, law enforcement will be contacted regarding the activity. The customer will not be credited for the time the customer's machines were suspended.
     

  16. Policy Amendments:

    WebKor reserves the right to amend its policies at any time. All Sub-Networks and resellers of WebKor must adhere to the policies contained herein. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate Cancellation. You will be held responsible for the actions of your clients in the matter described on these Terms and conditions. Therefore, it is in your best interest to implement a similar or stricter Terms and conditions or otherwise called Acceptable Terms of use policy.
     

  17. Indemnification: WebKor wishes to emphasize that in agreeing to WebKor Internationals Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) and Terms of Service (ToS), customer indemnifies WebKor for any violation of the Acceptable Use Policy (AUP) and Terms of Service (ToS) that results in loss to WebKor or the bringing of any claim against WebKor by any third-party. This means that if WebKor is sued because of a customer's or a customer of a customer's activity, the customer will pay any damages awarded against WebKor, plus all costs and attorney's fees. Any litigation is subject to the laws and ordinances of the State of New York, venue Steuben County, in the United States of America.
     
  18. Miscellaneous Provisions:

    You must provide us with, and keep current, good contact information for you. E-mail, fax, and telephone contacts are used, in that order of preference.

    A waiver by the Company of any breach of any provision of this Agreement by Subscriber shall not operate as or be construed as a continuing or subsequent waiver thereof or as a waiver of any breach of any other provision thereof.
    1. Subscriber shall not transfer or assign this Agreement without the prior written consent of the Company. Company may assign Agreement at anytime without consent from or notice to Subscriber. Company reserves right to cancel customers rights under this contract at anytime without further obligation.

    2. WebKor takes no responsibility for any material input by others and not posted to WebKor Internationals Network by WebKor. WebKor is not responsible for the content of any other web sites linked to WebKor International; links are provided as Internet navigation tools only. WebKor disclaims any responsibility for any such inappropriate use and any liability to any person or party for any other person or party's violation of this policy.

    3. WebKor is not responsible for any damages your business may suffer. WebKor does not make implied or written warranties for any of our services. WebKor denies any warranty or merchantability for a specific purpose. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by WebKor.

    4. It is absolutely forbidden to host pornographic content or IRC servers on Virtual Server Accounts. Virtual Server Accounts found hosting this material will be subject to immediate cancellation without refund.

  19. Responsibility for Content:

    You, as WebKor's customer, are solely responsible for the content stored on and served by your WebKor account(s).

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