These Terms of Service (the “Agreement”) are an agreement between RDO LLC ("RDO Servers" or “us” or “our”) and you (“User” or “you” or “your”). This Agreement sets forth the general terms and conditions of your use of the products and services made available by RDO Servers and of the RDOServers.com website (collectively, the “Services”). By using the Services, you agree to be bound by this Agreement. If you do not agree to abide by the terms of this Agreement, you are not authorized to use or access the Services.
A. By registering for or using the Services, you represent and warrant that:
i. You are eighteen (18) years of age or older. The Services are intended solely for Users who are eighteen (18) years of age or older. Any registration, use of or access to the Services, by anyone under eighteen (18) is unauthorized and is a violation of this Agreement.
ii. If you use the Services on behalf of another party you agree that you are authorized to bind such other party to this Agreement and to act on such other party’s behalf with respect to any actions you take in connection with the Services.
B. It is your responsibility to provide accurate, current, and complete information on the registration forms, including an email address that is different from the domain you are signing up under. If there is ever an abuse issue or we need to contact you, we will use the primary email address we have on file. It is your responsibility to ensure that the contact information for your account, including any domain accounts is accurate, correct and complete at all times. RDO Servers is not responsible for any lapse in the Services, including without limitation, any lapsed domain registrations due to outdated contact information being associated with the domain. If you need to verify or change your contact information, please contact our support team via email or update your contact information through the RDO Servers Billing and Support System. Providing false contact information of any kind may result in the termination of your account. RDO Servers reserves full legal right to review all account information and data upload to our servers. RDO Servers may terminate this contract and deny access to our servers at any time, for any reason.
C. You agree to be fully responsible for all use of your account and for any actions that take place through your account. It is your responsibility to maintain the confidentiality of your password and other information related to the security of your account.
D. Any dedicated IP order in addition to those provided with a hosting package may be subject to IP justification. IP justification practices are subject to change to remain in compliance with the policies of the American Registry for Internet Numbers (ARIN). We reserve the right to deny any dedicated IP request based on insufficient justification or current IP utilization.
RDO Servers Content
Except for User Content (as defined below), all content available through the Services, including designs, text, graphics, images, video, information, software, audio and other files, and their selection and arrangement, and all software used to provide the Services (collectively, "RDO Servers Content"), are the proprietary property of RDO Servers or RDO Server's licensors. RDO Servers Content may not be modified, copied, distributed, framed, reproduced, republished, downloaded, scraped, displayed, posted, transmitted, sold or exploited for any purpose in any form or by any means, in whole or in part, other than as expressly permitted in this Agreement. You may not, directly or indirectly, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble or otherwise attempt to derive source code or other trade secrets from any RDO Servers Content. Any use of RDO Servers Content, other than as specifically authorized herein, is prohibited and will automatically terminate your rights to use the Services and any RDO Servers Content. All rights to use RDO Servers Content that are not expressly granted in this Agreement are reserved by RDO Servers and RDO Server's licensors.
A. You may be able to upload, store, publish, display and distribute information, text, photos, videos and other content on or through the Services (collectively, “User Content”). User Content includes any content posted by you or by users of any of your websites hosted through the Services (“User Websites”). You are solely responsible for any and all User Content and any transactions or other activities conducted on or through User Websites. By posting or distributing User Content on or through the Services, you represent and warrant to RDO Servers that (i) you have all the necessary rights to post or distribute such User Content, and (ii) your posting or distribution of such User Content does not infringe or violate the rights of any third party.
Solely for purposes of providing the Services, you hereby grant to RDO Servers a non-exclusive, royalty-free, worldwide right and license to: (i) use, reproduce, publicly perform, publicly display, modify, translate, excerpt (in whole or in part), publish and distribute User Content; and (ii) make archival or back-up copies of User Content and User Websites. Except for the rights expressly granted herein, RDO Servers does not acquire any right, title or interest in or to the User Content, all of which shall remain solely with you.
B. RDO Servers exercises no control over, and accepts no responsibility for, User Content or the content of any information passing through RDO Server's computers, network hubs and points of presence or the Internet. RDO Servers does not monitor User Content. However, you acknowledge and agree that RDO Servers may, but is not obligated to, immediately take any corrective action in RDO Servers sole discretion, including without limitation removal of all or a portion of the User Content or User Websites, and suspend or terminate any and all Services without refund of any prepaid services if you violate the terms of this Agreement. You hereby agree that RDO Servers shall have no liability due to any corrective action that RDO Servers may take.
C. RDO Servers will comply with DMCA notices in accordance with State and Federal Law. Regardless of whether we may be liable for such infringement under local country law or United States law, we may respond to these notices by removing or disabling access to material claimed to infringe and/or terminating users of our services. If we remove or disable access in response to such a notice, we will make a good-faith attempt to contact the owner or administrator of the affected site or content so that the owner or administrator may make a counter notification. RDO Servers will be held blameless for responding to and acting upon DMCA notices in good faith.
Third Party Products and Services
Third Party Providers
RDO Servers may offer certain third party products and services. Such products and services may be subject to the terms and conditions of the third party provider. Discounts, promotions and special third party offers may be subject to additional restrictions and limitations by the third party provider. You should confirm the terms of any purchase and the use of goods or services with the specific third party provider with whom you are dealing.
RDO Servers does not make any representations or warranties regarding, and is not liable for, the quality, availability, or timeliness of goods or services provided by a third party provider. You undertake all transactions with these third party providers at your own risk. We do not warrant the accuracy or completeness of any information regarding third party providers. RDO Servers is not an agent, representative, trustee or fiduciary of you or the third party provider in any transaction.
RDO Servers as Reseller or Licensor
RDO Servers may act as a reseller or licensor of certain third party services, hardware, software and equipment used in connection with the Services ("Non-RDO Servers Products"). RDO Servers shall not be responsible for any changes in the Services that cause any Non-RDO Servers Products to become obsolete, require modification or alteration, or otherwise affect the performance of the Services. Any malfunction or manufacturer's defects of Non-RDO Servers Products, either sold, licensed or provided by RDO Servers to you will not be deemed a breach of RDO Server's obligations under this Agreement. Any rights or remedies you may have regarding the ownership, licensing, performance or compliance of any Non-RDO Servers Product are limited to those rights extended to you by the manufacturer of such Non-RDO Servers Product. You are entitled to use any Non-RDO Servers Product supplied by RDO Servers only in connection with your use of the Services as permitted under this Agreement. You shall make no attempt to copy, alter, reverse engineer, or tamper with such Non-RDO Servers Product or to use it other than in connection with the Services. You shall not resell, transfer, export or re-export any Non-RDO Servers Product, or any technical data derived therefrom, in violation of any applicable law, rules or regulations.
Third Party Websites
The Services may contain links to other websites that are not owned or controlled by RDO Servers ("Third Party Sites"), as well as articles, photographs, text, graphics, pictures, designs, sound, video, information, and other content or items belonging to or originating from third parties ("Third Party Content"). We are not responsible for any Third Party Sites or Third Party Content accessed through the Services. Third Party Sites and Third Party Content are not investigated, monitored or checked for accuracy, appropriateness, or completeness by us. If you decide to access Third Party Sites or to access or use any Third Party Content, you do so at your own risk and you should be aware that our terms and policies no longer govern. You should review the applicable third party’s terms and policies, including privacy and data gathering practices of any website to which you navigate.
Prohibited Persons (Countries, Entities, And Individuals).
The U.S. Department of the Treasury, through the Office of Foreign Assets Control (“OFAC”), prohibits U.S. companies from engaging in all or certain commercial activities with certain sanctioned countries (each a “Sanctioned Country”) and certain individuals, organizations or entities, including without limitation, certain “Specially Designated Nationals” (“SDN”) listed by OFAC. If you are located in a Sanctioned Country or are listed as an SDN, you are prohibited from registering or signing up with, subscribing to, or using the Services. Unless otherwise provided with explicit permission, RDO Servers also does not register, and prohibits the use of any of our Services in connection with, any Country-Code Top Level Domain Name (“ccTLD”) for any Sanctioned Country. Any use of our services by prohibited persons, will result in immediate account termination, user content removal, and if needed, notification to the US DOT/OFAC.
Account Security and RDO Servers Systems.
A. It is your responsibility to ensure that scripts/programs installed under your account are secure and permissions of directories are set properly, regardless of the installation method. When at all possible, set permissions on most directories to read only or as restrictive as possible. Users are ultimately responsible for all actions taken under their account. This includes the compromise of credentials such as user name and password. You are required to use a secure password. RDO Servers will not be held liable for any breach of your account due to weak password, programming, or other account or directory settings.
B. The Services, including all related equipment, networks and network devices are provided only for authorized customer use. RDO Servers may, but is not obligated to, monitor our systems, including without limitation, to ensure that use is authorized, to facilitate protection against unauthorized access, and to verify security procedures, survivability, and operational security. During monitoring, information may be examined, recorded, copied and used for authorized purposes. By using the Services, you consent to monitoring for these purposes.
C. Any account found connecting to a third party network or system without authorization from the third party is subject to suspension. Access to networks or systems outside of your direct control requires the express written consent of the third party. RDO Servers may, at our discretion, request documentation to prove that your access to a third party network or system is authorized.
D. Any account that is found to be compromised may be disabled and/or terminated. If you do not clean up your account after being notified by RDO Servers of an ongoing issue, we reserve the right to keep your account disabled. Upon your request, RDO Servers may clean-up your account for an additional fee.
E. RDO Servers reserves the right to migrate your account from one server, network, or data center to another in order to comply with applicable policies, local law or for technical or other reasons without notice.
Unless specific services are requested and rendered, our general hosting account and servers do not claim to be HIPAA or PCI compliant. You are solely responsible for any applicable compliance with federal or state laws governing the privacy and security of personal data, including medical, credit card or other sensitive data. You acknowledge that the Services may not be appropriate for the storage or control of access to sensitive data, such as information about children or medical or health information. RDO Servers does not control or monitor the information or data you store on, or transmit through, the Services. We specifically disclaim any representation or warranty that the Services, as offered, comply with the federal Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (“HIPAA”) or the Payment Card Industry, Data Security Standards.
Compatibility with the Services
A. You agree to cooperate fully with RDO Servers in connection with RDO Server's provision of the Services. It is solely your responsibility to provide any equipment or software that may be necessary for your use of the Services. To the extent that the performance of any of our obligations under this Agreement may depend upon your performance of your obligations, RDO Servers is not responsible for any delays due to your failure to timely perform your obligations.
B. You are solely responsible for ensuring that all User Content and User Websites are compatible with the hardware and software used by RDO Servers to provide the Services, which may be changed by RDO Servers from time to time in our sole discretion.
C. You are solely responsible for backing-up all User Content, including but not limited to, any User Websites. RDO Servers does not warrant that we back-up any User Content, and you agree to accept the risk of loss of any and all User Content.
Billing and Payment Information
It is your responsibility to ensure that your payment information is up to date, and that all invoices are paid on time. You agree to pay for the Services in advance of the time period during which such Services are provided. Subject to applicable laws, rules, and regulations, payments received will be first applied to the oldest outstanding invoice in your billing account.
Unless otherwise provided, you agree that until and unless you notify RDO Servers of your desire to cancel the Services, you will be billed on an automatically recurring basis to prevent any disruption to your Services, using your credit card or other billing information on file with us.
Listed fees for the Services do not include any applicable sales, use, revenue, excise or other taxes imposed by any taxing authority. Any applicable taxes will be added to RDO Server's invoice as a separate charge to be paid by you. All fees are non-refundable when paid unless otherwise stated.
All invoices must be paid within ten (10) days of the invoice due date. Any invoice that is outstanding for more than ten (10) days may result in the suspension or termination of Services. Access to the account will not be restored until payment has been received. If you fail to pay the fees as specified herein, RDO Servers may suspend or terminate your account and pursue the collection costs incurred by RDO Servers, including without limitation, any arbitration and legal fees, and reasonable attorneys' fees. RDO Servers will not activate new orders or activate new packages for customers who have an outstanding balance on their account. Hosting accounts & servers are subject to being reclaimed and all content deleted if you fail to make a timely payment.
It is a violation of this Agreement for you to misuse or fraudulently use credit cards, charge cards, electronic funds transfers, electronic checks, or any other payment method. RDO Servers reservs the right to cancel or terminate account and paymentments it is determinded to be a high probability of fraud. RDO Servers may report any such misuse or fraudulent use, as determined in RDO Server's sole discretion, to governmental and law enforcement authorities, credit reporting services, financial institutions and/or credit card companies.
RDO Servers utilizes FraudRecord to screen new orders for previous fraudulent activity and report existing clients who violate our Terms of Service. In case of a violation, you may be reported to FraudRecord for misbehaviour using one-way hashed information.
You have thirty (30) days to dispute any charge or payment processed by RDO Servers. If you have any questions concerning a charge on your account, contact our billing department directly for assistance.
Virtual Private Servers & Dedicated Servers.
There are no refunds on virtual private servers or dedicated servers. The thirty (30) day money- back guarantee does not apply to virtual private or dedicated servers.
Managed shared and Reseller Services.
RDO Servers offers a thirty (30) day money- back guarantee for RDO Server's managed shared and reseller hosting services only. Subject to the terms described in Section 13 below, if you are not completely satisfied with these hosting services and you terminate your account within thirty (30) days of signing up for the Services, you will be given a full refund of the amount paid for hosting. This money-back guarantee only applies to fees paid for hosting services and does not apply to administrative fees, install fees for custom software or other setup fees, or to any fees for any other additional services.
Cancellations and Refunds
No refunds will be provided if you use any of the following methods of payment: bank wire transfers, Western Union payments, checks and money orders. If you use any of these payment methods, any applicable credit will be posted to your hosting account instead of a refund
If an account with a thirty (30) day money-back guarantee is purchased and then cancelled within the first thirty (30) days of the beginning of the term (the “Money-Back Guarantee Period”), you will, upon your written request to the RDO Servers Support Team (the “Refund Request”) within ninety (90) days of such termination or cancellation (“Notice Period”), receive a full refund of all basic shared and reseller hosting fees previously paid by you to RDO Servers for the initial term (“Money-Back Guarantee Refund”); provided that such Money-Back Guarantee Refund shall be due to you only upon your compliance with, and subject in all respects to these terms and conditions. Requests for these refunds must be made in writing to the RDO Servers Support Team. Refunds will only be issued for basic shared and reseller hosting services and will not include administrative fees, install fees for custom software or other setup fees, nor will they include any fees for any other additional services. Money Back Guarantee Refunds will not accrue, and shall not be paid under any circumstances, if you do not provide the applicable Refund Request within the Notice Period.
Only first-time accounts are eligible for a refund. For example, if you've had an account with us before, canceled and signed up again, or if you have opened a second account with us, you will not be eligible for a refund. Violations of this Agreement will waive your rights under the refund policy.
You may terminate or cancel the Services by giving RDO Servers written notice your account portal provided. In such event: (i) you shall be obligated to pay all fees and charges accrued prior to the effectiveness of such cancellation and (ii) RDO Servers may, in our sole discretion, refund all pre-paid fees for services for the full months remaining after the effectiveness of such cancellation (i.e. no partial month fees shall be refunded) less any setup fees, applicable taxes and any discount applied for prepayment, provided that you are not in breach of this Agreement.
Once we receive your cancellation form and have confirmed all necessary information with you via email, we will inform you in writing (typically email) that your account has been canceled. Your cancellation confirmation will contain a ticket/tracking number in the subject line for your reference and for verification purposes. You should immediately receive an automatic email with a tracking number stating that "Your request has been received...." RDO Servers will confirm your request and process your cancellation shortly thereafter. If you do not hear back from us, or do not receive the automatic confirmation email within a few minutes after submitting your cancellation form, please contact us immediately. We require all cancellations to be done through the online form in order to (a) confirm your identity, (b) confirm in writing that you are prepared for all of your files and emails to be removed, and (c) document the request. This process aims to reduce the likelihood of mistakes, fraudulent/malicious requests, and to ensure that you are aware that your files, emails, and account may be removed immediately and permanently after a cancellation request is processed.
It is your responsibility to notify RDO Server's Billing department to cancel any domain registration prior to the renewal date. No refunds will be given once a domain is renewed. All domain registrations and renewals are final. If you do not renew your domain name before it expires, it may not be possible to get the domain name back.
Exchange rate fluctuations for international payments are constant and unavoidable. All payments and refunds are processed in U.S. dollars. RDO Servers is not responsible for any change in exchange rates between the time of payment and the time of refund.
RDO Servers may terminate your access to the Services, in whole or in part, without notice in the event that: (i) you fail to pay any fees due; (ii) you violate this Agreement; (iii) your conduct may harm RDO Servers or others or cause RDO Servers or others to incur liability, as determined by RDO Servers in our sole discretion; or (iv) as otherwise specified in this Agreement. In such event, RDO Servers shall not refund to you any fees paid in advance of such termination, and you shall be obligated to pay all fees and charges accrued prior to the effectiveness of such termination. Additionally, RDO Servers may charge you for all fees due for the Services for the remaining portion of the then current term.
UPON TERMINATION OF THE SERVICES FOR ANY REASON, USER CONTENT, USER WEBSITES, AND OTHER DATA WILL BE DELETED.
RDO Servers is a Christian Based company.
As such, we reserve the right to operate our business in a manner consistent with our beliefs. RDO Servers does not discriminate against anyone, nor do we limit our services on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, marital status, disability, nor any other discriminatory basis. We believe in and uphold the Freedom of Expression and Freedom of Speech, afforded to all of us by the US Constitution. RDO Servers reserves the right to provide specials, deals, or other discounts to certain groups or organizations that may not be available to the general public. Any User Account found to include pornography, computer hacking, emphasis on illegal drug use or other illegal activity will be immediately terminated.
CPU, Bandwidth and Disk Usage
Permitted CPU and Disk Usage.
All use of hosting space provided by RDO Servers is subject to the terms of this Agreement and the Acceptable Use Policy.
i. Shared hosting space may only be used for web files, active email and content of User Websites. Shared hosting space may not be used for storage (whether of media, emails, or other data), including, as offsite storage of electronic files, email or FTP hosts. RDO Servers expressly reserves the right to review every shared account for excessive usage of CPU, disk space and other resources that may be caused by a violation of this Agreement or the Acceptable Use Policy. RDO Servers may, in our sole discretion, terminate access to the Services, automatically apply additional fees, or remove or delete User Content for those accounts that are found to be in violation of RDO Server's terms and conditions.
ii. Dedicated and VPS usage is limited by the resources allocated to the specific plan that you have purchased.
If your shared or reseller server has a physical downtime that falls short of the 99.9% uptime guarantee, you may receive one (1) month of credit on your account. This uptime guarantee does not apply to planned maintenance or for interruptions outside of RDO Servers control. Approval of any credit is at the sole discretion of RDO Servers and may be dependent upon the justification provided. Third party monitoring service reports may not be used for justification due to a variety of factors including the monitor's network capacity/transit availability. The uptime of the server is defined as the reported uptime from the operating system which may differ from the uptime reported by other individual services. Uptime guarantees only apply to shared and reseller solutions. Virtual Private & Dedicated servers are covered by a network guarantee in which the credit is prorated for the amount of time the server is down which is not related to our uptime guarantee.
Reseller Terms and Client Responsibility
A. Resellers shall ensure that each of their clients complies with this Agreement.
B. Resellers are responsible for supporting their clients. RDO Servers does not provide support to clients of RDO Server's resellers. If a reseller's client contacts RDO Servers, RDO Servers reserves the right to place a reseller client account on hold until the reseller can assume responsibility for the reseller's client. All support requests must be made by the reseller on its client's behalf for security purposes. RDO Servers does offer reseller help desk support plan. If you opt to use this service, we will provide "white label" help desk support to your hosting customers.
C. Resellers are also responsible for all content stored or transmitted under their reseller account and the actions of their clients. RDO Servers will hold any reseller responsible for any of their client’s actions that violate the law or this Agreement.
D. RDO Servers is not responsible for the acts or omissions of our resellers. The reseller hereby agrees to indemnify RDO Servers from and against any and all claims made by any User arising from the reseller's acts or omissions.
E. RDO Servers reserves the right to revise our Reseller Program at any time. Changes shall take effect when posted online or on any subsequent date as may be set forth by RDO Servers.
F. If a reseller account becomes inactive, is cancelled, or terminated; RDO Servers, at our sole discretion may continue hosting the Resellers clients accounts at which time they will become a client of RDO Server directly.
Shared (non-reseller accounts)
Shared accounts may not be used to resell web hosting to others. If you wish to resell hosting you must use a reseller account.
RDO Servers reserves the right to reset the password on a VPS and dedicated server if the password on file is not current so that we may do security audits as required by our datacenter. It is your responsibility to ensure that there is a valid email address and current admin password on file for your dedicated server to prevent downtime from forced password resets. RDO Servers reserves the right to audit servers as needed and to perform administrative actions at the request of our datacenter. VPS's & Dedicated servers are NOT backed up by us, unless a separate backup plan is ordered. It is your responsibility to maintain backups. VPS & Dedicated servers that have invoices outstanding may be subject to deletion which will result in the loss of all data on the server. RDO Servers will not be liable for any loss of data resulting from such deletion.
RDO Servers reserves the right to change prices, the monthly payment amount, or any other charges at any time. We will provide you with at least thirty (30) days’ notice before charging you with any price change. It is your sole responsibility to periodically review billing information provided by RDO Servers through the user billing tool or through other methods of communication, including notices sent or posted by RDO Servers.
Limitation of Liability
IN NO EVENT WILL RDO SERVERS ITS DIRECTORS, EMPLOYEES OR AGENTS BE LIABLE TO YOU OR ANY THIRD PERSON FOR ANY INDIRECT, CONSEQUENTIAL, EXEMPLARY, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING FOR ANY LOST PROFITS OR LOST DATA ARISING FROM YOUR USE OF THE SERVICES, OR ANY USER CONTENT, USER WEBSITES OR OTHER MATERIALS ACCESSED OR DOWNLOADED THROUGH THE SERVICES, EVEN IF RDO SERVERS IS AWARE OR HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. NOTWITHSTANDING ANYTHING TO THE CONTRARY CONTAINED HEREIN, RDO Server's LIABILITY TO YOU, OR ANY PARTY CLAIMING THROUGH YOU, FOR ANY CAUSE WHATSOEVER, AND REGARDLESS OF THE FORM OF THE ACTION, IS LIMITED TO THE AMOUNT PAID, IF ANY, BY YOU TO RDO SERVERS FOR THE SERVICES IN THE THREE (3) MONTHS PRIOR TO THE INITIAL ACTION GIVING RISE TO LIABILITY. THIS IS AN AGGREGATE LIMIT. THE EXISTENCE OF MORE THAN ONE CLAIM HEREUNDER WILL NOT INCREASE THIS LIMIT.
You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless RDO Servers, our affiliates, and their respective officers, directors, employees and agents (each an "Indemnified Party" and, collectively, the "Indemnified Parties") from and against any and all claims, damages, losses, liabilities, suits, actions, demands, proceedings (whether legal or administrative), and expenses (including, but not limited to, reasonable attorney's fees) threatened, asserted, or filed by a third party against any of the Indemnified Parties arising out of or relating to (i) your use of the Services, (ii) any breach or violation by you of this Agreement; or (iii) any acts or omissions by you. The terms of this section shall survive any termination of this Agreement.
By using the Services, you hereby submit to the exclusive jurisdiction of the American Arbitration Association (“AAA”) in connection with any dispute relating to, concerning or arising out of this Agreement. The arbitration will be conducted before a single arbitrator chosen by RDO Servers and will be held at the AAA location chosen by RDO Servers. Payment of all filing, administrative and arbitrator fees will be governed by the AAA’s rules, unless otherwise stated in this paragraph. In the event you are able to demonstrate that the costs of arbitration will be prohibitive as compared to the costs of litigation, RDO Servers will pay as much of your filing, administrative, and arbitrator fees in connection with the arbitration as the arbitrator deems necessary to prevent the arbitration from being cost-prohibitive. The arbitration before the AAA shall proceed solely on an individual basis without the right for any claims to be arbitrated on a class action basis or on bases involving claims brought in a purported representative capacity on behalf of others. The Federal Arbitration Act, and not any state arbitration law, governs all arbitration under this paragraph. All decisions rendered by the arbitrator will be binding and final. The arbitrator's award is final and binding on all parties. The arbitrator’s authority to resolve and make written awards is limited to claims between you and RDO Servers alone. Claims may not be joined or consolidated unless agreed to in writing by all parties. No arbitration award or decision will have any preclusive effect as to issues or claims in any dispute with anyone who is not a named party to the arbitration. If you initiate litigation or any other proceeding against RDO Servers in violation of this paragraph, you agree to pay RDO Server's reasonable costs and attorneys’ fees incurred in connection with our enforcement of this paragraph.
RDO Servers and User are independent contractors and nothing contained in this Agreement places RDO Servers and User in the relationship of principal and agent, partners or joint venturers. Neither party has, expressly or by implication, or may represent itself as having, any authority to make contracts or enter into any agreements in the name of the other party, or to obligate or bind the other party in any manner whatsoever.
Governing Law; Jurisdiction
Any controversy or claim arising out of or relating to this Agreement, the formation of this Agreement or the breach of this Agreement, including any claim based upon an alleged tort, shall be governed by the substantive laws of the State of South Carolina. The United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Sale of Goods does not apply to this Agreement.
RDO Servers shall not be responsible for any damages your business may suffer. RDO Servers makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for the Services. RDO Servers disclaims any warranty of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose, including loss of data resulting from delays, delivery failures, wrong deliveries, and any and all service interruptions caused by RDO Servers or our employees.
Backups and Data Loss
Your use of the Services is at your sole risk. RDO Server's backup service, at a minimum, runs once a day. This service is provided only to shared and reseller accounts as a courtesy and may be modified or terminated at any time at RDO Server's sole discretion. RDO Servers does not maintain backups of VPS or dedicated accounts, unless a seprate backup plan is ordered. RDO Servers is not responsible for files and/or data residing on your account. You agree to take full responsibility for all files and data transferred and to maintain all appropriate backup of files and data stored on RDO Server's servers.
THE SERVICES PROVIDED UNDER THIS AGREEMENT ARE PROVIDED ON AN “AS IS” AND “AS AVAILABLE BASIS.” EXCEPT AS EXPRESSLY PROVIDED IN THIS SECTION, RDO SERVERS AND OUR AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS DISCLAIM ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO IMPLIED WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE, OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, FOR THE SERVICES PROVIDED HEREUNDER. RDO SERVERS AND OUR AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS OR WARRANTIES (I) THAT THE SERVICES WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED, ERROR FREE OR COMPLETELY SECURE; (II) AS TO THE RESULTS THAT MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE USE OF THE SERVICES; OR (III) AS TO THE ACCURACY, RELIABILITY OR CONTENT OF ANY INFORMATION PROVIDED THROUGH THE SERVICES. RDO SERVERS AND OUR AFFILIATES, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, SUPPLIERS AND LICENSORS ARE NOT LIABLE, AND EXPRESSLY DISCLAIMS ANY LIABILITY, FOR THE CONTENT OF ANY DATA TRANSFERRED EITHER TO OR FROM USERS OR STORED BY USERS ON OR THROUGH THE SERVICES. THE TERMS OF THIS SECTION SHALL SURVIVE ANY TERMINATION OF THIS AGREEMENT.
Disclosure to Law Enforcement
RDO Servers may disclose User information to law enforcement agencies without further consent or notification to the User upon lawful request from such agencies. We cooperate fully with law enforcement agencies.
This Agreement, including documents incorporated herein by reference, supersedes all prior discussions, negotiations and agreements between the parties with respect to the subject matter hereof, and this Agreement constitutes the sole and entire agreement between the parties with respect to the matters covered hereby.
Changes to the Agreement or the Services
A. RDO Servers may modify, add, or delete portions of this Agreement at any time. Any revisions to this Agreement will become effective when posted unless otherwise provided. You agree to any modification to this Agreement by continuing to use the Services after the effective date of any such modification.
B. RDO Servers reserves the right to modify, change, or discontinue any aspect of the Services at any time.
If any provision or portion of any provision of this Agreement is found to be illegal, invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, the remaining provisions or portions (unless otherwise specified) thereof shall remain in full force and effect.
No failure or delay by you or RDO Servers to exercise any right or remedy hereunder shall operate as a waiver thereof, nor shall any single or partial exercise of any right or remedy preclude any other or further exercise of any right or remedy. No express waiver of, or assent to, any breach of or default in any term or condition of this Agreement by any party hereto shall constitute a waiver of, or an assent to, any succeeding breach of or default in the same or any other term or condition hereof.
You may not assign or transfer this Agreement or any of your rights or obligations hereunder, without the prior written consent of RDO Servers. Any attempted assignment in violation of this Agreement shall be null and void and of no force or effect whatsoever. RDO Servers may assign our rights and obligations under this Agreement, and may engage subcontractors or agents in performing our duties and exercising our rights hereunder, without the consent of User. This Agreement shall be binding upon and shall inure to the benefit of the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns.
Neither party is liable for any default or delay in the performance of any of its obligations under this Agreement (other than failure to make payments when due) if such default or delay is caused, directly or indirectly, by forces beyond such party's reasonable control, including, without limitation, fire, flood, acts of God, labor disputes, accidents, acts of war or terrorism, interruptions of transportation or communications, supply shortages or the failure of any third party to perform any commitment relative to the production or delivery of any equipment or material required for such party to perform its obligations hereunder.
Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Agreement, nothing in this Agreement is intended, nor shall anything herein be construed to confer any rights in any person other than the parties hereto and their respective successors and permitted assigns. Notwithstanding the foregoing, user acknowledges and agrees that any supplier of a third-party product or service that is identified as a third-party beneficiary in the service description, is an intended third-party beneficiary of the provisions set forth in this Agreement as they relate specifically to its products or services and shall have the right to enforce directly the terms and conditions of this Agreement with respect to its products or services against user as if it were a party to this Agreement.
Agreement to our Terms of Service also constitutes agreement to our Acceptable Usage Policy