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Digital Essentials' Terms of Service

Payment of your hosting fees and any subsequent billing acknowledges your acceptance of these terms. These terms are subject to change, with prior notice to existing and potential customers.

1. Digital Essentials operates on a month-to-month service contract. Hosting fees are due by the 1st of each month of preceding service. Invoices not paid by the 10th of the month are subject to late fees up to (but not exceeding) $25.

2. 30 days advance notice of cancellation of service is requested; otherwise, a cancellation fee equal to one month of service may be assessed.

3. You are expressly prohibited from sending unsolicited bulk mail messages ("junk mail" or "spam"). This includes, but is not limited to, bulk-mailing of commercial advertising, information announcements, and political tracts. Such material may only be sent to those who have specifically requested it. Malicious or threatening email is also prohibited. Violators will have all services immediately terminated and no refunds will be issued.

4. All content that you upload to this server will be considered to be your own intellectual property. Digital Essentials will hold no copyright claims to your electronic files.

5. You may not post, publish, illustrate or upload any material that violates or infringes on the copyright, intellectual property rights or trademark rights of any individual or organization. This includes, but is not limited to, all sound and video files/formats, images, and text media. This also applies to linking directly to illegal files or other sites that offer any illegal material.

6. You may not post, publish, illustrate or upload any material that is grossly offensive to the general online community, including but not limited to, exploitation of children, blatant expressions of bigotry, hatred, harassment, defamation, invasion of privacy. This includes material that defames, abuses, harasses or threatens any person or group.

7. Explicitly Adult content is not allowed on Digital Essentials' web servers. Explicitly Adult content is considered to be anything that contains nudity, pornography, or sexual material of a lewd, lecherous or obscene nature and intent, or that violates local, state, national or international laws.

8. Digital Essentials reserves the right to remove material(s) from the server(s) that are in violation of these terms and discontinue service to any person(s) in violation of these terms.

9. You are solely and fully responsible for the contents of your web space. Any and all repercussions will be borne solely by you as the account holder. Digital Essentials will not be held responsible or accountable for any materials published, stored or otherwise held in your web folder.

10. Digital Essentials makes no guarantee of availability of service and reserves the right to change, withdraw, suspend, or discontinue any functionality or feature of the hosting service. (In other words: Respect Digital Essentials' services and we'll respond in kind with dedicated customer service! Otherwise, be prepared to take responsibility for your personal actions!)

11. Digital Essentials will not be held liable for any damages, including, without limitation, direct, indirect, incidental, special, consequential, or punitive damages arising out of the use of or inability to use Digital Essentials service(s) or any content thereon.

12. This disclaimer applies, without limitation, to any damages or injury, whether for breach of contract, tort, or otherwise, caused by any failure of performance; error; omission; interruption; deletion; defect; delay in operation or transmission; computer virus; file corruption; communication line failure; network or system outage; or theft, destruction, unauthorized access to, alteration of, or use of any record.

13. Digital Essentials reserves the right to change or amend these TERMS OF SERVICE at any time and without prior notice. It is your responsibility to be familiar with these Guidelines in the event that they change at any future time.

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