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WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO - FEES - CONTACT WITH US - DOMAIN NAME REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND ITS USE - LIMITATION OF LIABILITY - INDEMNIFICATION OF GB Reg Internet - REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES - FREE DOMAIN OFFER - Specific TLD TERMS AND CONDITIONS

This Service Agreement ("Agreement") sets forth the terms and conditions of our agreement relating to your use of the domain name registration services provided by GB Reg Internet to register an Internet domain name, as well as the registration of the domain name.

To complete the registration process, you must acknowledge that you have read, understood, and agree to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement, any rules or policies that are or may be published by GB Reg Internet from time to time, and the rules and regulations set forth by the registry administrators for the respective registries. This Agreement will become effective upon acceptance by GB Reg Internet.

GB Reg Internet may at its sole discretion, elect to accept or reject any application for registration of domain name for any reason, including but not limited to, rejection due to a request for registration of a prohibited domain name.

WHO WE ARE AND WHAT WE DO

GB Reg Internet provide Internet domain registration services for second-level domain names within the .com, .org, .net, .co.uk, .org.uk, .ltd.uk and .plc.uk top-level domains.

ICANN oversees the .com, .org and .net top-level domains.
Nominet oversees the .co.uk, .org.uk, .ltd.uk and .plc.uk top-level domains.

Upon GB Reg Internet's receipt of domain name registration information from you, GB Reg Internet shall submit the information to the registry administrator for the appropriate top-level domain for approval and processing. The registry administrator then puts into effect the domain name registration. Network Solutions, Inc. currently acts as the registry administrator for the .com, .org, and .net top-level domains. Nominet UK acts as the registry administrator for the .co.uk, .org.uk, .ltd.uk and .plc.uk top-level domains.

FEES

As consideration for GB Reg Internet providing domain name registration services to you, you agree to pay GB Reg Internet, prior to the approval of the desired domain name registration, the amounts set forth in the GB Reg Internet Price Schedule, as amended from time to time, for the initial registration of the domain name and any subsequent renewals.

Your application will not be registered until GB Reg Internet receives actual payment of the registration fee. If GB Reg Internet does register a domain name prior to payment of the registration fee, GB Reg Internet reserves the right to cancel that registration or restrict use of the domain name until payment has been received.

All fees must be prepaid and are non-refundable, in whole or in part, even if the domain name registration is suspended, cancelled or transferred prior to the end of the registration term. Payment must be received at the latest within 7 days of the due date for renewals, in the event of failure then GB Reg Internet will attempt the payments, if due to a declined payment or any reason whatsoever, the services will expire.

In the event of a charge back by a credit card company or other payment provider authorised by GB Reg Internet, the domain name registration shall be transferred to GB Reg Internet as the paying entity for the registration. GB Reg Internet may reinstate your domain name registration at its sole discretion upon
its receipt of the registration or renewal fee and its then current reinstatement fee. The reinstatement fee is currently GBP £100.

Payment must be made by credit card or other methods we indicate in registration application or renewal form. We will renew your name for you provided your credit card or other billing information is available and up to date. If your billing information is not accurate and you wish to renew your domain name registration, we will contact you to update this information and charge accordingly.

Fess for payment of the domain renewal will be charged at the applicable rate for that domain tld at the renewal date. Where an introductory special offer is provided, at renewal the normal price, if shown, will be payable.

CONTACT WITH GB Reg Internet

You acknowledge and recognise that all contact with GB Reg Internet in the first instance should be made via the online contact or support ticket available at our website.

You agree that GB Reg Internet is not obliged to offer telephone support as part of your agreement.

DOMAIN NAME REGISTRATION INFORMATION AND ITS USE
Information you are required to Submit

As part of the registration process, you are required to submit to GB Reg Internet and keep updated the following information in connection with your application for domain name registration:

(a) the domain name to be registered;
(b) the domain name holder's name and mailing address;
(c) the name, mailing address, email address, telephone number of the administrative contact for the domain name; and
(d) the name, mailing address, email address, telephone number of the billing contact for the domain name.

You must provide us with correct and valid Registrant data, which we will use to process the registration of your domain name. We have a data validation process to ensure that the data provided is correct using the following methods, if this is found to be the case we will ask you to provide correct data before the registration is processed.

(a) The checking of UK address information with the Royal Mail postcode checker service
(b) We may check the data we already hold if a client account exists to validate the information.
(c) If applicable we will validate the data with Companies House or the Electoral Register in the case of UK residents and by other similar bodies in the case of you residing outside the United Kingdom.
(d) Where we are unable to validate your registrant data we may ask to you provide verification by providing a recent utility bill or Bank statements.

In some circumstances it is possible to opt-out of providing your postal address on the WHOIS record of your domain. We will make you aware of this opportunity if it applies to you.

The following is applicable for .uk Domain Registrations

If we are unable to validate the data you provide within 30 days, we will advise Nominet to suspend your domain name until the data can be validated. If your domain is suspended then it cannot be used for services that the domain provides, however this can be restored on correct validation and the domain will only be withdrawn once you shoose not to renew it at the renewal date. Please note that, for audit purposes, we may be required to provide Nominet with details of the validation steps that we took for any registrant data you have provided.

Obligations Relating to Data Provided by you

If in registering a domain name you provide information about a third party, you hereby represent that you have provided notice to and have obtained the express consent from the third party to the disclosure and use of the third party's information as set forth in this Agreement.

Disclosure and Use of Registration Information

You agree to authorise GB Reg Internet to provide any information to ICANN, the registry administrators and to other third parties as ICANN and applicable laws may require or permit. You acknowledge and agree GB Reg Internet may make publicly available, some or all of the domain registration information provided by you, for purposes of inspection such as through GB Reg Internet's WHOIS service, for
targeted marketing, or for any other purpose as required or permitted by ICANN and applicable laws.

In addition, you acknowledge that ICANN may establish guidelines, limits and requirements that relate to the amount and type of information that GB Reg Internet may or must make available to the public or to private entities, and the manner in which such information is made available.

You hereby consent to any and all such disclosures and use of, and guidelines, limits and restrictions on disclosure or use of information and updated from time to time provide in connection with registration of a domain name, whether during or after term of the registration of
the domain name. You hereby irrevocably waive any and claims and causes of action you may have arising from such disclosure or use of the domain name registration information.

You may access your domain name registration information in GB Reg Internet's possession to review, modify or update such information, by accessing our domain manger service, or similar service, available at our web site at http://www.gbreg.co.uk/domains.

We will not process any data about any identification natural person that we obtain from you in a way incompatible with the purpose and limitations described in this Agreement. We will take reasonable precautions to protect the information we obtain from you from our loss,
misuse, unauthorised access or disclosure, alteration or destruction of that information.

LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

You agree that GB Reg Internet shall, under no circumstances, be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages resulting from loss of profits, arising out of or in connection with this Agreement, even if GB Reg Internet has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and in particular GB Reg Internet will not be liable for the following:

(a) suspension or loss of your domain registration;
(b) use of your domain name registration;
(c) interruption of your business;
(d) access delays or interruptions to any web sites
accessed by your registered domain name;
(e) non-delivery, mis-delivery, corruption, destruction,
or modification of data;
(f) events beyond the reasonable control of GB Reg Internet;
(g) processing of an application for domain name
registration; or
(h) application of the Dispute Policy.

GB Reg Internet shall not, under any circumstances, be liable or responsible for any errors, omissions or other actions by the registry administrator arising out of or related to your application, receipt of, or failure to receive a domain name registration.

GB Reg Internet's maximum aggregate liability shall not exceed the greater of:

(a) the total amount paid by you for registration of the domain name; and
(b) £50.00 (UK Pounds).

INDEMNIFICATION OF GB Reg Internet

You agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless GB Reg Internet and the registry administrator, including our and its employees, directors, officers, representatives, agents and affiliates, from and against any claim, action, suit, demand, loss, damages, costs ( including reasonable legal fees, expert witness fees and expenses), or other proceeding related to or arising out of the registration or use of the domain name.

REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES

You represent and warrant that:

(a) all information provided in connection with your domain name registration is accurate; and
(b) neither the registration of the domain name nor the manner in which it is directly or indirectly used infringes the legal rights of a third party.

You acknowledge and agree that all domain name registration services provided to you by GB Reg Internet are provided on an "as is" basis. GB Reg Internet makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, in connection with this Agreement or its domain name registrations services, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular
purpose. GB Reg Internet makes no representation or warranties of any kind that registrations or use of domain name under this Agreement will immunize you from challenges to the domain name registration or from suspension, cancellation, or transfer of the domain name to you.

BREACH AND REVOCATION

GB Reg Internet reserves the right to suspend, cancel, transfer or modify your domain name registration in the event that:

(a) you materially breach this Agreement;
(b) you use your registered domain name to send unsolicited commercial advertisements in contravention of applicable laws or customary acceptable usage policies of the Internet;
(c) you use your domain name in connection with unlawful activity; or
(d) grounds arise for such suspension, cancellation, transfer or other modification as provided in this
Agreement.

You further acknowledge and agree that your domain name registration is subject to suspension, cancellation or transfer by any ICANN procedure, by any registrar (including GB Reg Internet) or registry administrator procedures approved by an ICANN-adopted policy, or by any other country code top-level domain registry administering procedures to correct mistakes by GB Reg Internet, another registrar or the registry administrator in administering the name or for the resolution of disputes concerning the
domain name.

You also agree that GB Reg Internet shall have the right in its sole discretion to suspend, cancel, transfer or otherwise modify a domain name registration upon seven (7) calendar days prior written notice, or at such time as GB Reg Internet receives a properly authenticated order from a court of competent jurisdiction, or arbitration award, requiring the suspension, cancellation transfer or modification of
the domain name registration.

You acknowledge and agree that:

(a) providing inaccurate information;
(b) failing to update information promptly; or
(c) failing to respond to GB Reg Internet's inquiries concerning the accuracy of contact details within fifteen (15) calendar days of request shall constitute a material breach of this Agreement and will be sufficient basis for cancellation of your domain name registration.

FREE DOMAIN OFFER

This applies to hosting and server plans only from GB Reg Internet.

The offer is for the refund of a UK domain registered through GB Reg Internet using Nominet, ie: .co.uk, .me.uk, .org.uk only.

To facilitate the action of ordering multiple domain names in one transaction, this credit will only now be applied in the following way, following the second payment of the monthly plan or where the plan is quarterly, half yearly or annual, the refund will be applied one month after commencement.

SPECIFIC TLD REGISTRATION AGREEMENTS

Click Here to view the .UK Registry Nominet's terms and conditions.

The following terms and conditions apply to TV, .CC, .BZ, and .WS domain name registrations:

In addition to the terms set forth above, the following terms shall apply to registrants of .TV, .CC, .BZ, and .WS domain names. Your registration of a domain name in the .TV, .CC, .BZ, or .WS top-level domain ("New TLD Domain Name"), is subject to policies established or revised from time to time by the registry for such New TLD Domain Name ("New TLD Registry"), in its capacity as the registry for its respective Top Level Domain. Each respective New TLD Registry's current policies ("New TLD Registry Policies") are available for you to review at each New TLD's respective web site. You agree to be bound by and comply with the applicable New TLD Registry Policies, including amendments and modifications thereto, with respect to your New TLD Domain Name registration. Such policies shall not alter the terms and conditions of this Agreement. To the extent there is a conflict between the New TLD Registry policies and the terms of this Agreement, the terms of this Service Agreement shall prevail. You agree that the New TLD Registry has the right to enforce the New TLD Registry Policies.

The following terms and conditions apply to .INFO domain
name registrations:

Should you seek to register a .INFO second level domain name you, the registrant, must also agree to the following terms:
Registrant consents to the use, copying, distribution, publication, modification, and other processing of Registered Domain Name Holder's Personal Data by Afilias, the .INFO Registry Operator, and its designees and agents in a manner consistent with the purposes specified pursuant in its contract.

Registrant agrees to submit to proceedings under ICANN's Uniform Domain Name Dispute Policy (UDRP) and comply with the requirements set forth by Afilias for domain names registered during the Sunrise Period, including the mandatory Sunrise Dispute Resolution Policy. These policies are subject to modification.

Registrant agrees to immediately correct and update the registration information for the Registered Name during registration term for the Registered Name, failure to correct this information shall constitute a breach of this Agreement.

Registrant acknowledges that Afilias, the GB Reg Internetfor .INFO, will have no liability of any kind for any loss or liability resulting from the proceedings and processes relating to the Sunrise Period or the Land Rush Period, including, without limitation:

the ability or inability of a registrant to obtain a Registered Name during these periods, and
the results of any dispute over a Sunrise Registration.

Registrar and Afilias, the registry for .INFO, expressly reserve the right to deny, cancel or transfer any registration that it deems necessary, in its discretion, to protect the integrity and stability of the registry, to comply with any applicable laws, government rules or requirements, requests of law enforcement, in compliance with any dispute resolution process, or to avoid any liability, civil or criminal, on the part of Registrar and/or Afilias as well as their affiliates, subsidiaries, officers, directors and employees. Registrar and Afilias also reserve the right to freeze a domain name during resolution of a dispute.

The following terms and conditions apply to .BIZ domain name registrations

Should you seek to register a .BIZ second level domain name you, the registrant, must also agree to the following terms:

BIZ RESTRICTIONS.

Registrations in the .BIZ TLD must be used or intended to be used primarily for bona fide business or commercial purposes. For purposes of the .BIZ Registration Restrictions ("Restrictions"), "bona fide business or commercial use" shall mean the bona fide use or bona fide intent to use the domain name or any content, software, materials, graphics or other information thereon, to permit Internet users to access one or more host computers through the DNS:

To exchange goods, services, or property of any kind;
In the ordinary course of trade or business; or
To facilitate:
the exchange of goods, services, information, or property of any kind; or,
the ordinary course of trade or business. Registering a domain name solely for the purposes of selling, trading or leasing the domain name for compensation, or the unsolicited offering to sell, trade or lease the domain name for compensation shall not constitute a"bona fide business or commercial use" of that domain name.

BIZ CERTIFICATION

As a .BIZ domain name registrant, you hereby certify to the best of your knowledge that:
The registered domain name will be used primarily for bona fide business or commercial purposes and not exclusively for personal use; or
solely for the purposes of selling, trading or leasing the domain name for compensation, or the unsolicited offering to sell, trade or lease the domain name for compensation. For more information on the .BIZ restrictions, which are incorporated herein by reference, please see: http://www.neulevel.com/countdown/registrationRestrictions.html.

The domain name registrant has the authority to enter into the registration agreement; and
the registered domain name is reasonably related to the registrant's business or intended commercial purpose at the time of registration.

PROVISION OF REGISTRATION DATA

Provision of Registration Data. As part of the registration process, you are required to Provide us with certain information and to update this information to keep it current, complete and accurate. This information includes:

your full name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax number if available;
the name of an authorized person for contact purposes in the case of a registrant that is an organization, association, or corporation;
the IP addresses of the primary nameserver and any secondary nameserver(s) for the domain name;
the corresponding names of those nameservers;
the full name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax number if available of the technical contact for the domain name;
the full name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax number if available of the administrative contact for the domain name;
the name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and fax number if available of the billing contact for the domain name; and
any remark concerning the registered domain name that should appear in the Whois directory. You agree and understand that the foregoing registration data will be publicly available and accessible on the Whois directory as required by ICANN/Registry Policy and may be sold in bulk in accordance with the ICANN Agreement.

Inaccurate or Unreliable Data

You hereby represent and warrant that the data provided in the domain name registration application is true, correct, up to date and complete and that you will continue to keep all the information provided up to date. Your wilful provision of inaccurate or unreliable information, your wilful failure promptly to update information provided to us, or any failure to respond for over five calendar days to our inquiries addressed to the e-mail address of the administrative, billing or technical contact then appearing in the Whois directory with respect to an domain name concerning the accuracy of contact details associated with any registration(s) or the registration of any domain name(s) registered by or through you or your account, shall constitute a breach of this Agreement. Any information collected by us concerning an identified or identifiable natural person ("Personal Data") will be used in connection with the registration of your domain name(s) and for the purposes of this Agreement and as required or permitted by the ICANN Agreement or any ICANN/Registry Policy.

DOMAIN NAME DISPUTE POLICY

If you reserved or registered a .BIZ domain name through us, you agree to be bound by our current domain name dispute policy that is incorporated herein and made a part of this Agreement by reference. Please take the time to familiarize yourself with that policy. In addition, you hereby acknowledge that you have read and understood and agree to be bound by the terms and conditions of the following documents, as they may be amended from time to time, which are hereby incorporated and made an integral part of this Agreement:

The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, available at https://www.icann.org/udrp/udrp.htm.

The Start-up Trademark Opposition Policy ("STOP"), available at https://www.neulevel.com/countdown/stop.html

E-mail: accounts@gbreg.co.uk