Terms of Service (TOS)»

Use of company services constitutes acceptance and agreement to the company's AUP as well as the company's TOS. All provisions of this contract are subject to the TOS of Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com LLC and Acceptable Use Policy ("AUP"). The AUP may be changed from time to time at the discretion of the Company. Subscriber understands that change to the AUP by the Company shall not be grounds for early contract termination or non-payment.

Privacy and Protecting Personal Information: All personal information collected from individuals as a result of our business operations will be protected as an essential part of the relationship we wish to establish with our clients. The company will only disclose this information in accordance with the provisions of the Privacy Act and the National Privacy Principles.

Information Colected: In the normal course of business activities, the company will collect personal information, including sensitive information. Personal information may include individual's name, address, Credit card information, and contact details.

Web Site traffic tracking: Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) uses Google Analytics to measure and analyze its internet usage to ensure the site meets objectives with advertising and users. Individual privacy is protected but Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) gains insight on how make the site more useful for users and advertising.
• The number of page views.
• The number of unique visitors.
• How long these unique visitors spend on the site.
• Common entry and exit points to the site.
• Purchased or not.

Use and Disclosure of Personal Information: The company uses collected information internally and only for/to:
• provide services.
• measure advertising results.
• manage its internal business operations.
The company will only use this information internally and for the purpose for which it was collected.
The company may also be required to disclose personal information where the law requires such disclosure.

Disclosure: The Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) AUP & TOS specifically prohibits the use of our service for illegal activities and the storage or transfer of pornographic material. The Company will only disclose subscriber information including assigned IP numbers, account history, account use, etc. to a law enforcement agent or official that provides an authentic subpoena.

Safe Harbor Adhearence: Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) voluntarily adheres to U.S.-EU SAFE HARBOR guidelines. The guidelines intent is defined below. The European Commission's Directive on Data Protection went into effect in October of 1998, and would prohibit the transfer of personal data to non-EuropeanUnion nations that do not meet the European "adequacy" standard for privacy protection. While the United States and the European Union share the goal of enhancing privacy protection for their citizens, the United States takes a different approach to privacy from that taken by the European Union. In order to bridge these different privacy approaches and provide a streamlined means for U.S. organizations to comply with the Directive, the U.S. Department of Commerce in consultation with the European Commission developed a "Safe Harbor" framework and this website to provide the information an organization should need to evaluate - and then join - the Safe Harbor. Similarly, the U.S. Department of Commerce in consultation with the Federal Data Protection and Information Commission of Switzerland developed a "Safe Harbor" framework to bridge the different privacy approaches between the two countries and provide a streamlined means for U.S. organizations to comply with the Swiss data protection law. Quoted from the U.S Department of Commerce’s Website

IP Ownership: If we assign a Customer an Internet Protocol address for Customer's use, the right to use that Internet Protocol address shall belong only to us, and Customer shall have no right to use that Internet Protocol address except as permitted by us at our sole discretion in connection with the Services, during the term of this Agreement. We shall maintain and control ownership of all Internet Protocol numbers and addresses that may be assigned to Customer by us, and we reserve 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.

Domain Registrations and New Orders: You are also requesting us to register your site for you when selecting "new domain" in the order form of our site. We will use Enom to register such services for you on your behalf and ensure the correct name servers are used saving you time and money. All domain registrations and failed domain transfers are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Free Domain Offers: Domain names will be transferable only after the 30 Day Guarantee period has ended.

Disputes and Failure to Pay: All overcharges or billing disputes must be reported within 60 days of the time the dispute occurred. If you dispute a charge to your credit card issuer that, in Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com LLC's sole discretion is a valid charge under the provisions of the TOS and /or AUP, you agree to pay an "Administrative Fee" of not less than $50 and not more than $150. 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.

Disputing Site or Account Ownership: Disputes sometimes arise between or among multiple persons claiming ownership of or rights in a site hosted by Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com. Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) is not obligated to resolve any such disputes. If multiple persons are claiming ownership of or rights in a site hosted by Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com, and in Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet)'s sole judgment, there is not certainty as to the ownership of or rights in said site or account, then Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com will, to the extent of its knowledge and ability, notify said persons of the dispute and demand that said persons promptly, conclusively, and finally resolve the dispute in a manner which makes clear who the owner(s) and/or interest holder(s) is/are and in a manner which relieves Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com of all liability or obligations concerning the dispute. If the disputing persons fail so to resolve the dispute within what Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet), in its sole judgment, deems to be a reasonable time, then Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet), at its option and without any obligation to do so, may, in accordance with and subject to the laws of the State of Oklahoma, file an interpleader action in a court of competent jurisdiction within the State of Oklahoma for the purpose of allowing the contending persons to resolve said dispute and to reach certainty regarding ownership of or rights in said site and/or account. The person or persons conclusively and finally determined by the interpleader action to be the rightful owner(s) or interest holder(s) of said site and/or associated account shall be obligated to reimburse Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com for all of its expenses relative to said interpleader action including without limit all its court costs and reasonable attorney fees. All amounts owed to Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com shall be deemed due and payable immediately upon thirty (15) days after judgment or settlement is reached in said interpleader action. Failure of the rightful owner of said site and/or associated account to cause Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com to be timely paid in full all of said amounts shall be deemed a breach of these Terms, shall subject the account to immediate termination, and shall entitle Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com to a judgment against said rightful owner for all costs and all of Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet)'s expenses relative to said interpleader action including without limit all of Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet)'s court costs and reasonable attorney fees.

30 Day Guarantee: All shared accounts are entitled to an unconditional 30 day money back guarantee. This guarantee begins the day we send out your accounts login details. If you wish to cancel your account and receive a full refund within 30-days of the date you signed up, please use the cancellation form in the support center. This 30 days does not include extra services you contract us to process such as add-ons, name servers, programming work, or web designing. VPS, Co-location and dedicated servers are not entitled to this guarantee.

Refunds: Domain name registrations and failed domain transfers are non-refundable. We will process and apply credits or refunds within 10 business days of submission. Refunds for annual plans will be treated as monthly terms. The annual account rate will be adjusted to the monthly rate, past and current usage deducted at that rate, and the remainder returned. VPS, Co-location and dedicated server payments are NON-REFUNDABLE.

Backup Policy: You are solely responsible for the content of all data stored or retrieved from, or attempted to store or retrieve from Your Account and the Public Folders and for all transmissions by from and to Your Account. Your use of the Service is subject to all applicable local, state, national and international laws and regulations. You will: (a) comply with United States and other applicable law regarding the exportation and re-exportation of any data or other materials from the United States or other jurisdictions through the Service; (b) not use the Service for any spamming, chain letters or other use that may otherwise disrupt the Service or the networks through which You access and use the Service; (c) comply with all regulations, policies and procedures of networks through which You access and use the Service; and (d) not access or attempt to access any Service account for which You have no access authorization or duplicate, modify, distribute or display any of the data or files from any such account.(e) not use sharing features in a way that amounts to 'publishing' and restrict the use of sharing features to share data between friends, colleagues and business partners, in a very limited sense. (f) Host Ventures Backup service should not be used to sell digital content to others. It is not a media for dissemination of digital content for commercial purposes. Host Ventures may use automated procedures to detect unacceptable levels of usage and may immediately disable offending accounts, and the process of detection may vary from time to time, based on misuse detected. Host Ventures Backup is NOT a service for storing and disseminating large amounts of data to large number of recipients. It is an Online Storage and Backup service and will only return data to its original source. Host Ventures is not responsible for any business interruptions that may be caused due to this process.

Payments and Fees: Service will be interrupted on accounts that reach 7 days past due. Service interrupted for nonpayment is subject to a $25 reconnect charge. Accounts not paid by due date are subject to a 10% late fee. Accounts that are not collectable by HomepageUniverse may 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 $250. If you desire to cancel your account, please follow the proper procedure to do this as outlined in this TOS.

Cancellation: All cancellations must be sent using the cancellation form in the support center. While there are no cancellation fees, you must cancel 15-days prior to your next billing cycle. Payments made up to your cancellation date are not refundable unless you're canceling within the 30 day guarantee period. This does not include any added support or service fees you have contracted us to provide. You are obligated to pay for your account even if you do not use it. Because we have provisioned services and provided you with details you have the ability to use your account. An unused account still uses system resources that could be used for other customers. If you have a past-due balance on your account at the time the account is closed (either by your request or due to non-payment), the remaining balance must be paid within 30 days of when the account is closed. If we do not receive payment on the remaining balance in that time, we will begin efforts to collect any fees owed. We apply a $100.00 collection fee to cover our costs in attempting to collect your debt. If our internal collection efforts fail, we reserve the right to turn the account over to a 3rd-party (either collections agency or attorney) for further action. We reserve the right to report your unpaid balance to credit reporting agencies. Unpaid invoices may effect your credit rating. If client disputes justified charges by provider on his credit card (charge-back), provider has the right to charge a $250 administration fee in addition to late fees and immediately discontinue service. We do not offer refunds for services after the initial thirty (30) days of service.

SLA and Credit for uptime: Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) is committed to providing a standard of service and reliability unparalleled in the hosting industry. Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) guarantees network uptime of 99.9%. Our networks are multi-homed through redundant high-speed carriers which results in you, the customer, always being able to count on fast and reliable connectivity to our network. Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) guarantees the uptime of its network 99.9% of the time excluding scheduled maintenance. In the event any customer experiences anything less than 99.9% uptime of the Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) Network a credit will be added to the account upon request. Network downtime is defined as the inability to transmit or receive data due to the failure of Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) owned network equipment. Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) will provide a 10% credit to the affected server or shared account for each hour of downtime beyond 0.1% per month. No customer may receive credits totaling more than one month of service per affected server or shared account. Downtime is measured from the time a trouble ticket is opened by the affected customer to the time Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet) determines the issue to be resolved, excluding scheduled maintenanance. In the event downtime is caused by malicious acts including but not limited to hacking, ddos, phishing or other malicious activities, this stated SLA does not apply. Additionally, we reserve the right to close suspend or terminate the site and account with by any method deemed necessary to protect the network, our vendors and other websites. Should your site be closed for any malicious act, there will be no refund of any prepaid charges.

Liability and Warranty: We are not responsible for any damages your business may suffer. We do not make implied or written warranties for any of our services. Host Ventures dba Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet).com denies any warranty or merchantability for a specific purpose. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong delivery, backup failures and any and all service interruptions caused by us. On accounts with mailservers; we are not responsible for the configuration of the user’s personal email client (Outlook, Thunderbird, ect). The client 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, client agrees that the company shall not be liable for any damages arising from such causes beyond the direct and exclusive control of the company. You further acknowledge that the company's liability for its own negligence may not in any event exceed an amount equivalent to charges payable by the client for services during the period damages occurred. In no event shall the company be liable for any special or consequential damages, loss or injury.
Refusal of Service: We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or suspend service at our sole discretion.

Modifications: These terms may be modified at any time with notice. All users are always subject to the newest terms posted here at all times. It is the end users responsibility to be aware of the latest terms of service and other policies at all time. It is our responsibility to provide these policies in a ready and readable form. We will, when possible, elect to notify clients of updates or changes to our policies in various mediums available including but not limited to; email, forums, ticket systems and chats.

Customer Abuse: We have zero tolerance for abusive language and/or abusive behavior towards our company and/or service we provide and/or our employees. Any customer deemed at our sole discretion to be abusive to our company and/or service we provide and/or our employees will result in immediate irrevocable account termination without any refund. Threats to sue, slander, libel, etc., are all considered forms of abuse and will result in immediate irrevocable account termination without any refund.

Public feedback: We have a zero tolerance policy for posting negative feedback on any public location about our company and/or our employees before submitting a ticket to our Feedback department to discuss your issue will result in immediate account termination without any refund. Although it is your right to post feedback without discussing your issue with us first, it is undoubtedly unfair and unprofessional not to, which is not the type of client we want to deal with. We have the utmost respect for all of our clients, and are more than fair with all of our clients. We will do anything and everything possible to keep all of our clients satisfied. But in the unlikely event you are not satisfied, all that we ask is to discuss your issue with our Feedback department first. For example, if you are the type of person to run to the forums at the first chance you get to complain, please do not sign up with us. Furthermore, all of our policies that pretain to keeping information given to us confidential including but not limited to our privacy policy, confidentiality agreement, non-disclose agreement are nullified once you discuss your experience publicly. For example, if you make a post in public, then you are waiving your protection of privacy.

Indemnification: Customer agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Homepage Universe, Inc. (dba URLJet), its subsidiaries, their affiliates and each of their respective directors, officers, employees, shareholders and agents (each an "Indemnified Party") against any losses, claims, damages, liabilities, penalties, actions, proceedings, judgments, or any and all costs thereof (collectively, "Losses") to which an Indemnified Party may become subject and which Losses arise out of, or relate to the Agreement, Customer?s use of the Products and Services, breach of any confidentiality obligation or any alleged infringement of any trademark, copyright, patent or other intellectual property right and will reimburse an Indemnified Party for all legal and other expenses, including reasonable attorneys' fees incurred by such Indemnified Party, in connection with investigating, defending, or settling any Loss, whether or not in connection with pending or threatened litigation in which such Indemnified Party is a party.