Terms of service (TOS)

TOS applies to all SEOvB hosting clients.

The TOS applies automatically to all Bramcolm, Inc. – SEOvB.com, hereby named “SEOvB,” hosting clients upon subscription to the Hosting Services. BY SUBSCRIBING TO SEOvB’S SERVICES YOU ACCEPT THE POLICIES LISTED IN THIS DOCUMENT.

General

SEOvB agrees to provide services described in the Hosting Package(s) signed by the parties(“Services”) to the customer subject to the following Terms of Service (TOS). Use of SEOvB services constitutes acceptance and agreement to these Terms Of Service and all attachments. SEOvB will make all reasonable efforts to provide a quality service to the Customer.

Privacy

SEOvB will use the customer’s personal information only as reasonably necessary to provide contracted services and to collect fees owed and will not disclose such information to any third party except as required by law as evidenced by an order of a court of competent jurisdiction and to collection services if needed. The Customer authorizes SEOvB to use it’s name, business name and comments in marketing documents. At any time, the Customer can send a written notice to withdraw this authorization.

Bandwidth Services

SEOvB will provide to the Customer the Internet Connectivity, IP Addresses and Internet Traffic services (collectively, the “Bandwidth Services”), as specified in the Hosting Package.

SEOvB Hosting

The Customer agrees to use bandwidth as described in the Acceptable Usage Policy.

IP Addresses

Any IP Addresses allocated to the Customer by SEOvB must be maintained by the Customer in an efficient manner as deemed by ARIN and utilized at 80% within 30 days of assignment by SEOvB to the Customer. Failure to comply with this Section may result in the revocation of IP Addresses by SEOvB after five days’ notice to the Customer. SEOvB shall maintain and control ownership of all Internet Protocol numbers and addresses that may be assigned to the Customer by SEOvB, and SEOvB reserves the right to change or remove any and all such Internet Protocol numbers and addresses, in its sole and absolute discretion. The Customer can obtain up to 8 ip addresses for free. All ip requests must be fully justified.

Other Services

Upon request by the Customer, SEOvB may at its option, provide the Customer with technical and non-technical support, such as equipment reboots, troubleshooting, DNS and other support, in connection with the Customer’s use of the Customer Space and Bandwidth Services. The Customer agrees to pay the hourly rate of $35 for those other services.

Installation, removal, replacement, maintenance and access to equipment

SEOvB Hosting

SEOvB is the owner of the equipment used by the customer and grants a license to use this equipment. The Customer has no rights on the equipment. Physical access to the equipment by the Customer is strictly prohibited.

Immediate Threats

If, in the determination of SEOvB, acting reasonably, the Equipment, software or hosted applications used by the customer or the activities of the customer poses an immediate threat to the physical integrity of the Premises or the physical integrity or performance of the equipment or network of SEOvB or any other user of the Premises, or poses an immediate threat to the safety of any person, then SEOvB may perform such work and take such other actions that it may consider necessary without prior notice to the Customer and without liability for damage to the Equipment or Data for any interruption of the Customer’s (or its customers’) businesses. As soon as practical after performing such work, SEOvB will advise, by email, the Customer of the work performed or the action taken.

Insurance

Under no circumstances will SEOvB be obligated to provide insurance coverage for any Equipment or data owned by the customer and hosted in the Premises.

If the Customer is in default

If the Customer is in default of any of its obligations under this Agreement, then SEOvB may in its sole discretion do any or all of the following: (i) without notice suspend access to the Customer Space or the Premises, (ii) if the Customer’s default is non-payment of any sums due to SEOvB, exercise all the rights and remedies of a secured party under applicable law including, without limitation, with the minimum notice (if any) required by law.

Billing and termination

Invoices are sent by email, upon request a copy can be sent by mail.  First Month’s Payment shown in the Hosting Package must be paid by the Customer to SEOvB before commencement of the Term. All other invoices must be paid by the Customer within 7 days from the date of SEOvB’s invoices, which invoices will be issued 7 days before the end of the last paid period.

Payments

The Customer will pay SEOvB the One-Time Install Fees and Recurring Monthly Fees specified in the Hosting Package, as well as any charges for Other Services the Customer will pay all applicable taxes levied against or upon the services stipulated in the Hosting Package (as amended by the parties from time to time) or otherwise provided by SEOvB under this Agreement. All One-Time Install Fees will be payable in advance. Recurring Monthly Fees will be payable in advance upon the Customer’s chosen payment period. All other fees and the cost will be payable monthly and payment due on the renewal date. Except for the First Month’s Payment shown in the Hosting Package, which must be paid by the Customer to SEOvB before commencement of the Term, all amounts will be payable in American dollars within 7 days from the date of SEOvB’s invoices, which invoices will be issued 7 days before the end of the last paid period. Service interrupted for nonpayment is subject to a $25 reconnect charge. Accounts that are not paid 45 days after due date 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 Collection Fee. If you desire to cancel your account, please follow the proper procedure to do this as outlined in this TOS. Any payment not made when due will be subject to interest of two percent (2%) per month compounded monthly (equivalent to a yearly interest rate of 26.86%).

Automatic debits by credit card

In the case of payments by credit card or paypal, SEOvB will use the information in its possession to make a payment at the invoice date. The customer will not receive any previous notification but will receive a notice after every debit on the credit card. If ever the customer wants to disable the automatic debit, he/she only needs to contact the customer service by email to support@seovb.com.

Late payment

Service will be interrupted on past due accounts after a 48 hours notification. Service interrupted for nonpayment is subject to a $25 reconnect charge. Accounts that are not collectible by SEOvB 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. If you desire to cancel your account, please follow the proper procedure to do this as outlined in this TOS.

Changes

Upon 30 days or greater written notice prior to the end of the initial commitment, SEOvB may change any fees payable under this Agreement.

Term and termination

The term of this Agreement shall begin upon the date the server is installed and made available to the customer and shall be for the period stated in the commitment section of the Hosting Package. If no commitment is stated, the term will be of 1 month. Agreement is renewed for successive 1 month after initial commitment until terminated by either Party. After initial commitment stated on the Hosting Package, either party may terminate this Agreement on the account’s anniversary date (an account anniversary date corresponds to the day of the month at which an account was opened.) (i) for convenience on 48 hours before the next anniversary date written notice to the other party, or (ii) if the other party (x) commits a material default (which, in the case of the Customer, will include any failure to make any payment when due) and fails to rectify such default within 10 days after being given notice of such default by the other party, or (y) becomes the subject of any voluntary proceedings under any bankruptcy or insolvency laws, or becomes the subject of any involuntary proceedings under any bankruptcy or insolvency laws which are not dismissed or withdrawn within 60 days after filing.

Cancellation requests must be made by email to support@seovb.com with at least 48 hours notice.

Service downgrades and upgrades

Service downgrades (for instance, when changing to a hosting package that offers fewer options) will take effect at the account’s anniversary date only (an account anniversary date corresponds to the day of the month at which an account was opened. For instance, if an account was opened on September 8, this account may be modified on the 8th of each month once the original commitment is over). Service upgrades, however, may take effect at any time.

Refund policy

Any prepayment is a commitment regarding the payment period that cannot be refunded outside the terms of the satisfaction warranty which applies for 30 days following the opening of the account. However, when closing a product, the account may be credited with the value of advanced payments for that product. The credit may be used for further purchases at SEOvB.

Payment obligation

Upon account activation, SEOvB reserves space, equipment and resources for the customer’s needs. The Customer must pay its account even if he is not making any use of it.

Credit Authorization

The Customer hereby authorizes SEOvB and gives consent to SEOvB under applicable privacy laws for SEOvB to obtain credit information and bank and other financial references regarding the Customer for the purposes of assessing the Customer’s credit worthiness, and the Customer will promptly execute and deliver to SEOvB such further documents and assurances and take such further actions as SEOvB may from time to time reasonably request in order to carry out the intent and purpose of this Section.

Guaranteed network availability

SEOvB will provide 100% transit to the Internet to all the customers who have purchased said service from SEOvB Exclusions, terms and conditions of the guarantee are posted in the Service Guarantees section of our web site.

Guaranteed electrical power

SEOvB guarantees the electrical power supply of its datacenter to 100% for all the customers subscribed to a solution which includes an electrical supply port or an amp circuit. Exclusions, terms and conditions of the guarantee are posted in the Service Guarantees section of our web site.

Guaranteed hardware replacement

This guarantee is only applicable to SEOvB MyServerNow customers. At any time, dysfunctional dedicated server hardware will be replaced within four hours. Exclusions, terms and conditions of the guarantee are posted in the Service Guarantees section of our web site.

Limitation of Liability

THE CUSTOMER ACKNOWLEDGES THAT SEOvB PERMITS OTHER CUSTOMERS TO INSTALL THEIR SOFTWARE AND EQUIPMENT IN THE PREMISES. SEOvB WILL HAVE NO LIABILITY FOR ANY DAMAGES, COSTS, OR LOSSES INCURRED BY THE CUSTOMER (OR ITS CUSTOMERS) CAUSED BY SUCH OTHER LICENSEES’ ACTS, EQUIPMENT, SOFTWARES, ACTIVITIES OR FAILURES TO ACT. THE LIMIT OF SEOvB’S LIABILITY IN CONTRACT, TORT (INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE) OR BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE TO THE CUSTOMER (OR ITS CUSTOMERS) CONCERNING PERFORMANCE OR NON-PERFORMANCE IN ANY MANNER RELATED TO THIS AGREEMENT, FOR ANY AND ALL CLAIMS WILL NOT, IN THE AGGREGATE, EXCEED THE TOTAL FEES PAID BY THE CUSTOMER TO SEOvB UNDER THIS AGREEMENT IN THE IMMEDIATELY PRECEDING 3 MONTHS FROM THE DATE THE CLAIM AROSE. IN NO EVENT WILL SEOvB BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST PROFITS, SPECIAL, INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES.

Force Majeure

Neither party will be liable for any delay, interruption or failure in the performance of its obligations if caused by acts of God, war, declared or undeclared, fire, flood, storm, slide, earthquake, or other similar event beyond the control of the party affected (“Force Majeure”). If any Force Majeure occurs, the party claiming the Force Majeure will promptly notify the other. The party claiming the Force Majeure will use commercially reasonable efforts to eliminate or remedy the Force Majeure. This Section will not apply to excuse a failure to make any payment when due.

Backup copies

SEOvB Shared Hosting

SEOvB will make all possible efforts to provide a backup mechanism and keep complete backup copies of all shared hosting solutions. However, the customer must keep a personal backup copy of its software, sites, databases and all hosted content. SEOvB should not be held responsible of any loss of data or data corruption.

SEOvB VPS and SEOvB Dedicated Hosting

SEOvB can, upon request and as a service upgrade involving monthly fees, provide backup service for VPS and dedicated server customers.  The customers interested in such services must order it using the appropriate online form.

Reselling

The Customer in the normal course of its business may resell to its customers use (subject to all the terms of this Agreement) of the Customer Space, Resources and Bandwidth Services provided by SEOvB to the Customer pursuant to this Agreement, except that the Customer will not allow such customers to interconnect with other users in the Premises Any act or omission of any such customer that would be a breach of this Agreement if committed by the Customer will be deemed a breach of this Agreement by the Customer. The Customer agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless SEOvB, and its officers, directors and employees (collectively, the “Indemnities”), from any and all liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to or arising from (i) any act or omission of any such the customer that would be a breach of this Agreement if committed by the Customer, and (ii) any claim by any such customer arising from use of the Premises, services provided by SEOvB under this Agreement or otherwise from performance or non-performance by a party in any manner related to this Agreement.

Responsibility for Content

The customer is solely responsible for the content stored on and served by his servers.

Entire agreement.

This Agreement including the attachments hereto and any Hosting Packages signed by the parties constitute the entire agreement between the parties regarding the subject matter hereof and supersede all proposals and prior discussions and writings between the parties with respect thereto. EXCEPT AS SPECIFICALLY PROVIDED IN THIS AGREEMENT, SEOvB MAKES NO REPRESENTATION, WARRANTY OR CONDITION, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, AND EXPRESSLY EXCLUDES ALL IMPLIED OR STATUTORY WARRANTIES OR CONDITIONS OF MERCHANTABILITY, MERCHANTABLE QUALITY, DURABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE OR TITLE OR NON-INFRINGEMENT AND THOSE ARISING BY STATUTE OR OTHERWISE IN LAW OR FROM A COURSE OF DEALING OR USAGE OF TRADE. In case of any dispute or inconsistency this main agreement, any attachments, and/or any Hosting Package, the Hosting Package will take first priority, this main agreement will take second priority and the attachment will take third priority in interpreting the parties’ rights and obligations.

Severability and Reformation.

If any portion of this Agreement is determined to be or becomes unenforceable or illegal, such portion will be reformed to the minimum extent necessary in order for this Agreement to remain in effect in accordance with its terms as modified by such reformation.

Governing Law and Jurisdiction

This Agreement is governed by the laws of the state of Indiana and the laws of United States applicable therein. The Parties irrevocably submit all disputes arising out of this Agreement to Indiana courts.

Complaints

Complaints or TOS & AUP violations must be reported to support@SEOvB.com.

Changes and rights

SEOvB may vary these rules and regulations from time to time in its sole discretion, and the Customer will comply with all other reasonable security requirements that SEOvB may impose from time to time, provided that the Customer has been given 30 days notice.