Terms of Service
Terms and Conditions of Service
THE FOLLOWING TERMS GOVERN OUR AGREEMENT TO PROVIDE SERVICES TO YOU AS THE CUSTOMER. IT IS IMPORTANT THAT YOU READ THESECAREFULLY AND IN FULL BEFORE ORDERING ANY SERVICES FROM HIDEDI.
IF YOU DO NOT AGREE TO THESE TERMS AND CONDITIONS, YOU WILL NOT BE ABLE TO ORDER ANY SERVICES FROM HIDEDI
BY NATURE OF HAVING A HIDEDI ACCOUNT YOU AGREE TO BE BOUND BY THE FOLLOWING TERMS AND CONDITIONS.
General Terms and Conditions
These General Terms and Conditions together with any Specific Terms and Conditions for your services, the Privacy Notice and the Acceptable Use Policy form the Agreement between you and us. If any of these General Terms and Conditions are inconsistent with any Specific Terms and Conditions for your services, then the Specific Terms and Conditions shall prevail.
By signing up for the services you warrant that you are capable of entering into a binding contract; or are acting with the express permission of a person or organisation and using the payment details of that person and that they also agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement. You also agree to comply and adhere to any and all applicable laws and regulations in relation to this agreement.
Hidedi reserves the right to amend, modify or alter any of these terms and conditions without the prior consent of you.
You certify that by purchasing any of our products from this website that you are 18 years or older.
“Acceptable Use Policy” means the Hidedi policy which forms part of this agreement and sets out the remit for your use of the services.
“Agreement” means any agreement to which these General Terms and Conditions together with any Specific Terms and Conditions for your services and the Acceptable Use Policy are incorporated.
“Designated Agent” shall mean an individual or entity that the Prior Registrant or New Registrant explicitly authorises to approve a Change of Registrant on its behalf.
“Material Change” means a non-typographical correction. The following will be considered material changes:
a) A change to the domain name owner’s name or organization that does not appear to be merely a typographical correction;
b) Any change to the domain name owner’s name or organization that is accompanied by a change of address or phone number; and
c) Any change to the domain name owner’s email address.
“Order” means a request made by you for services to be supplied pursuant to the terms of this agreement.
“Services” means the services and or products to be provided to you by Hidedi.
“Us” means Hidedi Inc.
1. Commencement of this Agreement
1.1 This agreement will only commence when we provide you with written confirmation that your order has been accepted.
1.2 The information that you provide to us must be complete, accurate and up to date at all times. We reserves the right to suspend access to your account and services if we believe any information you have supplied to us is inaccurate.
2. Supply of Services
2.1 We agree to supply the services to you in accordance with the terms set out in this agreement.
2.2 We will use reasonable endeavours to supply the services to you as soon as it is reasonably practicable and in the event that we become aware of any reason for delay, we shall notify you.
2.3 We will not be liable to you if we, using our endeavours, fail to supply the services within a specific timescale.
2.4 We reserve the right to improve, modify or change the services provided to you and we will use reasonable endeavours to notify you as soon as it is reasonably practical to do so.
2.5 We will provide the services to you using reasonable skill and care but at all times this will be subject to any downtime caused by scheduled or emergency maintenance or repair. We will use our reasonable endeavours to ensure that any disruption to the services is minimal and any scheduled work takes place during off-peak hours when possible. We will not be liable to you or any third party for losses whatsoever caused by any such downtime; whether emergency or scheduled.
2.6 We reserve the right to deactivate individual features, applications, scripts or programs as necessary in the interests of technical progress, security, availability of technical support on the provider or manufacturer side, to ensure the stable operation and integrity of our systems.
2.7 We shall take reasonable steps to ensure that any deactivation of individual features, applications, scripts or programs will not result in changes to a core function of the services we provide you and to offer technical alternatives, including upgrades and updated versions of software, as and when such alternatives become available.
2.8 In the event that such changes result in changes to a core function of the services we provide you and no viable alternative is available, you will be entitled to a pro-rated refund on cancellation.
2.9 In the event of changes of features, applications, scripts and programs pursuant to clause 2.6 above, you agree to cooperate and be responsible for managing any adjustments to your services if requested to do so. We will endeavour to communicate any changes to you as soon as possible.
3. Duration and Renewal of Services
3.1 Unless otherwise specified, services are provided for a minimum contract term of 1 month and unless cancelled in accordance with Clause 4 below will automatically be renewed for further periods.
3.2 In the event a free domain name, subject to availability, is included with the purchase of a new package, such offer shall apply only to the contract term of the initial purchase. After the contract term of the initial purchase, domains purchased through this offer will renew at the regular price.
4.1 You are entitled to cancel the services by contacting us no less than 1 working day prior to the renewal date for your services.
4.2 You may cancel your contract with us by submitting a support ticket. Once we accept your cancellation request, you will be provided with written confirmation of cancellation. Cancellation requests will not be deemed to have been received and accepted until we have issued our written confirmation to you.
4.3 If you have entered into this agreement as a consumer, you have the right to cancel your contract within 1 day from the date the contract is formed. For the avoidance of doubt, the contract is formed when you place the order button through our website, and therefore providing us with permission to commence your services.
4.4 As a result, as soon as the services have commenced, you will not have the right to cancel the contract. Please note that if you do not wish to waive this right, we will not be able to commence your services.
4.5 For clarity, all of your purchases our services are not covered by any consumer rights regulations.
4.6 For the avoidance of doubt, if you use the services in the course of business, you will be treated as a non-consumer and statutory consumer protection will not apply to this agreement.
4.7 We reserve the right to cancel and/or suspend your service at any time for any reason by providing you 3 days’ written notice.
5. Registration of Domain Name(s)
5.1 We do not accept responsibility nor do we make any warranty that the domain name(s) requested by you will be accepted for registration in the register of the Naming Organisation nor will we be liable for any incidental costs you incurred if the application for Registration is unsuccessful. We do not accept responsibility for any liability to third parties for breach of their Intellectual Property Rights in relation to the domain name(s) requested by you.
5.2 Upon successful Registration, we will manage your domain name(s) for the Initial Registration Period and for such time as it remains registered to you subject to such rules of the applicable Registry in force from time to time.
5.3 Notwithstanding Clause 5.2, we reserve the right to suspend or to cancel any application for Registration or refuse to manage a domain name(s) in the circumstances set out in Clause 4.4 of this agreement.
5.4 Once we fulfil your domain order, we shall notify you of the successful registration of the domain name(s). We will manage your domain name(s) for the initial registration period and for all future renewals. Unless you set your domain to expire prior to the expiry date, we will automatically renew your domain. You authorise us to debit your account for the initial registration period and any subsequent renewals.
5.5 You acknowledge that any disputes arising out of the use of your domain name(s) requested by you may be resolved for as follows:
5.5.1 For gTLD domains in accordance with the ICANN’s Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), which can be accessed at http://www.ican.org/udrp.html which may impose restrictions on the termination or transfer of the domain name(s) with its current host during or pending during the settlement of such a dispute.
5.5.2 For nTLD domains in accordance with ICANN’s Uniform Rapid Suspension Process (URS), which can be accessed at ICANN’s website.
5.5.3 Any other disputes must be referred to the compliance department at [email protected]
5.6 You shall be permitted to transfer your domain name(s) to another Registrar other than us upon termination of this agreement in accordance with Clause 4.
5.7 You agree that for reasons of security and in accordance with ICANN and other registry policies, we shall apply a transfer lock. Such transfer lock may include but not be limited to domain name registration, the transfer of a domain name and any material changes to the domain name owner details to protect the transfer of a domain name. You will nevertheless be able to remove the transfer lock in order to allow a transfer of a domain which has been applied for by third parties.
5.8 You acknowledge and agree that we, our agents, assignees or licensees may, upon registration of your domain name, associate any data of any kind, in our sole discretion, with the domain name registered in association with your web site or any URL incorporating said domain name until you replace such data with the web site. This paragraph shall apply to any and all web pages generated by us, whether in connection with HTML standard response codes or otherwise, including but not limited to 404 webpages.
5.9 You acknowledge and agree that in the event of a material change, you are responsible and liable for such material changes.
6.1 All fees are payable in advance and are non-refundable.
6.2 If We choose to cancel the services we provide to you for any reason other than a breach of the terms of this agreement by you, we will refund you the amount only paid for future billing periods, if any.
6.3 In the event that services are suspended temporarily or that any features, applications, scripts or programs are deactivated in order to ensure the stable operation and integrity of the services you will not be entitled to a refund.
7. Pricing, Payments and Change of Services
7.1 Payment in respect of all Services is on demand.
7.2 We will automatically generate an invoice in respect of the next period unless the services have been cancelled in accordance with clause 4 above. All invoices are delivered electronically to you via email. You are responsible for checking receipt of all invoices. No hard copy invoices will be sent by post.
7.3 Payment will be taken automatically following delivery of your invoice and will be non-refundable. In the event that any automatic payment should fail, the invoice will be considered overdue and immediately payable.
7.4 We reserve the right to change the prices and/or nature of our services by giving you 30 days written notice of those changes. Notice of changes to prices and/or services will be given by email to the email address we hold for your account. Any price change will take effect automatically upon a renew al of the agreement.
7.5 Payments can be made by a valid Credit/Debit Card, Direct Debit or through PayPal.
7.6 You warrant that you are authorised to use your chosen method of payment. If you are not the named cardholder, you acknowledge that you and the named cardholder both agree to be bound by the terms of this agreement and are jointly and severally liable for all payments under this agreement. You agree to indemnify and hold us harmless in the event that the cardholder or issuer declines any payments to us including all of our costs in administering your non-payment and obtaining the payment due to us by you.
7.7 We reserve the right to suspend all services until payment is received in full and all outstanding charges are cleared. Any non-payment of a recurring invoice may be subject to an administration charge. You are responsible for all money owed to us under the terms of this agreement until it is terminated. You are also responsible for any additional costs incurred by us in taking steps to recover any sums due by you.
7.8 You will pay any Additional Charges as may be required from time to time by us for reactivation of the services due to disconnection.
7.9 You are required to provide us with valid contact details and a valid payment method at all times during the term of this agreement. If any of this information is found to be invalid, we reserve the right to suspend access to your account.
7.10 If your chosen payment method is cancelled or changed for any reason then you must notify us immediately and provide us with details of an alternative payment method.
7.11 Payments processed by third parties are also subject to those third parties’ terms and conditions of service and we make no representations and provide no warranties with respect to those third party services.
7.12 You shall not be entitled to set off a credit against any amount owed to us pursuant to the agreement.
7.13 If you fail to pay all sums due to us, we reserve the right to interrupt, suspend or cancel your services. Such action is without prejudice to our right to recover any and all outstanding sums from you and your obligation to pay the same to us.
7.14 We reserve the right to pass your debt onto a third party debt recovery agent and you accept all liability for the recovery of our costs from you.
If you withdraw any payments made via a bank, credit card or third party payment method (a “chargeback”), we reserve the right to interrupt, suspend or cancel your services and/or charge a fee. Such action is without prejudice to our right to recover any and all outstanding sums from you and your obligation to pay the same to us.
9. Third Party Users
All services provided by us to you are intended for your use only
Where a Service is not provided with unlimited usage as standard, you will be liable to pay any charges incurred by exceeding the agreed data use limits in relation to those services. Any additional charges will be at the rate set out in your original package.
11.1 All data created or stored by you within our applications and servers are your property. We make no claim of ownership of any web server content, email content, or any other type of data contained within your server space or within applications on servers owned by us.
11.2 You are responsible for ensuring that you maintain adequate and up to date back up copies of all of your data that you upload onto our servers or build through our tools. This should include, but not limited to all written content, images, photographs and screenshots of your data.
11.3 In the event of loss of, or damage to, your data arising out of your actions or actions undertaken on your behalf, we will not provide you with access to any data stored by us for archiving or backup procedures except at our sole discretion.
11.4 In the event of loss of, or damage to, your data, howsoever caused, we, in no circumstances, will be liable to recover your data. We will not provide you with access to any data stored by us for the purposes of our own platform stability and business continuity.
11.5 In the event of loss of, or damage, to your data, relating to a failure in our systems or servers, we will make reasonable commercial efforts to assist you with restoring your data. Notwithstanding this, however, you accept full responsibility for maintaining adequate backup copies of all your data.
11.6 You shall indemnify us and hold us harmless against all damages, losses and expenses arising out of a third party claim of intellectual property infringement in respect of your content or data.
12.1 It is your responsibility to keep all passwords safe, to ensure they are secure (with reference to accepted best practices) and to change passwords regularly. We are not responsible for any data losses or security compromises arising as a result of compromised passwords or as a result of you giving a third party access to your password.
12.2 You are responsible for any and all actions arising out of the use of your account password.
13. Your Personal Details
13.1 You warrant that the contact information you provide to us is correct, and that you will update this information immediately, as required from time to time. You agree that we may suspend access to your account and the services if we reasonably believe that the information you have supplied is inaccurate.
13.2 You accept that if your account is paid for by another party, who has agreed to be bound by the terms of this agreement that party and who has access to your account password, we may discuss your account with that party and take instructions from them in relation to the account.
13.3 We reserve the right to email you with information about product offerings we believe may be of interest to you from time to time. You may unsubscribe from marketing communications at any time.
14. Disclaimers and Warranties
14.1 You agree that you use our services at your own risk.
14.2 The services are provided on an “as is” and “as available” basis. We do not warrant or represent that any services will be uninterrupted or error-free. You accept that all services are provided warranty-free.
14.3 Hidedi, its directors, officers, employees, agents and any associated third party service providers disclaim all warranties of any kind. Whether express or implied, including fitness for purpose and satisfactory quality and those relating to the exercise of reasonable care and skill are hereby excluded in relation to the services to the fullest extent permitted by law.
15.1 We shall not be liable for any loss or damage of any nature suffered by you arising out of or in connection with any breach of this agreement by you or any act, misrepresentation, error or omission made by you or on your behalf.
15.2 We will not be liable for any indirect loss, consequential loss, loss of profit, revenue, data or goodwill howsoever arising suffered by you or for any wasted management time or failure to make anticipated savings or liability you incur to any third party arising in any way in connection with this agreement or otherwise whether or not such loss has been discussed by the parties pre-contract or for any account for profit, costs or expenses arising from such damage or loss.
15.3 No matter how many claims are made and whatever the basis of such claims, our maximum aggregate liability to you under or in connection with this agreement in respect of any direct loss, or any other loss to the extent that such loss is not excluded by other provisions in this agreement, whether such claim arises in contract or in tort shall not exceed a sum equal to the fees paid by you for the specific services in relation to which your claim arises during the 6 month period prior to such claim.
15.4 Nothing in this agreement shall operate to exclude or limit our liability for:
15.4.1 Death or personal injury caused by our negligence;
15.4.2 Any breach of the terms implied by section 2 of the Supply of Goods and Services Act 1982;
15.4.3 Fraud; or
15.4.4 Any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
15.5 We shall not be under or in connection with this agreement or any collateral contract for any:
15.5.1 Loss of revenue;
15.5.2 Loss of actual or anticipated profits;
15.5.3 Loss of contracts;
15.5.4 Loss of business;
15.5.5 Loss of opportunity;
15.5.6 Loss of goodwill;
15.5.7 Loss of reputation;
15.5.8 Loss of, damage to or corruption of data; or
15.5.9 Any indirect or consequential loss, however arising regardless of whether such loss or damage was foreseeable or in our mutual contemplation and whether arising in or caused by breach of contract, tort, breach of statutory duty or otherwise.
16. Force Majeure
We shall not be responsible for any failure to provide any services or perform any obligation under this agreement because of any act of God, strike, lock-outs or other industrial disputes, whether by our employees or any other party, or compliance with any law of governmental or any other order, rule, regulation or direction, accident, fire, flood, storm or default of suppliers, work stoppage, war, riot or civil commotion, equipment or facilities shortages which are being experienced by providers of telecommunication services generally, or other similar force beyond our reasonable control.
Our failure to require you to perform any of your obligations under this agreement shall not affect our right to require such performance at any time in the future and nor shall the waiver by us of a breach of any provision be taken or held to be a waiver of the provision.
The provisions, terms, conditions representations, warranties, covenants, and obligations contained in or imposed by this agreement which by their performance after the termination of this agreement, shall be and remain enforceable notwithstanding termination of the agreement for any reason. However, neither we nor you shall be liable to one another for damages of any sort resulting solely from terminating this agreement in accordance with its terms.
You agree that any notice or communications required or permitted to be delivered under this agreement by us to you shall be deemed to have been given if delivered by email, in accordance with the contact information you have provided.
20. Intellectual Property Rights
20.1 You accept that all Intellectual Property Rights belonging to us shall at all times during this agreement remain vested in Hidedi.
20.2 All images supplied to you by us are licenced for the sole purpose and usage on the Hidedi Website Builder product and shall not be available for use in the event the agreement is terminated.
20.3 Any images provided by us belong solely to us and cannot be used for any other purpose.
20.4 You agree that you are permitted to use the images supplied by us for the sole purpose of the website.
20.5 Any images supplied by you shall belong to you and may be used by you in the event the agreement is terminated.
21. Governing Law
Except as otherwise set out in the Domain Dispute Policy, your rights and obligations and all contemplated by this agreement shall be governed by the law of United Arab Emirates and you submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
22. Legal Fees
If any legal action or proceedings, including arbitration, relating to the performance or the enforcement of any provision of this agreement is commenced by either you or us, the prevailing party shall be entitled to recover reasonable legal fees, costs and disbursements from the other party, in addition to any other relief to which the prevailing party may be entitled.
23.1 You shall not assign, sub-license or transfer your rights or obligations under this agreement to any third party without our prior written consent.
23.2 In the event that we consent to an assignment, sub-license or transfer, then this agreement shall be binding upon both you and us and our respective successors and permitted assigns.
24.2 You further agree to review the terms and conditions regularly to ensure you are aware of any modifications and you agree to be bound by such modifications unconditionally.
25. Joint and Several Obligations
If you consist of more than one entity, your obligations under this agreement are joint and several.
26. No Third Party Beneficiaries
This agreement does not provide and shall not be interpreted to provide any third parties, with any remedy, claim, and cause of action or privilege.
27. Entire Agreement
This agreement constitutes the entire agreement between the parties and agreements are representations or warranties, express or implied, statutory or otherwise and no agreements collateral here to than as expressly set or referred to herein. This agreement supersedes any prior agreements, representations, statements, negotiations, understandings, proposals or undertakings, oral or written, with respect to the subject matter expressly set forth herein.
28. Relationship of Parties
Nothing in this agreement shall be construed as creating an agency relationship, partnership or joint venture between the parties.
In the event that any provision of this agreement is deemed unenforceable or invalid under any applicable law or pursuant to a court decision, such unenforceability or invalidity shall not render this agreement unenforceable or invalid as a whole. We will amend or replace such provisions with one that is valid and enforceable and which achieves, in our reasonable opinion, to the fullest extent possible, the original objectives and intent between you and us.