• Termination is a definite consequence of breaking any terms listed herein.
  • Account usage (for non-resellers):
    Personal accounts are to be used by the primary owner only. Account holders are not permitted to resell, store or give away web-hosting services from their web site to other parties. Web hosting services are defined as allowing a separate, third party to host tsp on the owner's web site. Exceptions to this include ad banners, classified ads, and personal ads.
    OpenHost.ca reserves the right to refuse service and/or access to its servers to anyone.
  • OpenHost.ca do not allow the following tsps:
    SPAM - Any site operator who uses/stores any kind of spamming software, or whose spamming activities affect OpenHost.ca servers negatively in any way, will have their accounts terminated without warning. They will also be fined $50.

    Mailing lists - Including and not limited to mailman, Majordomo, PHPlist, ..etc. are not allowed to run from OpenHost.ca servers disregarding the tsp of this lists messages or size, even with what so-called obtained addresses.

    MLM - Any mailing, posting or tsp of "Make Money Fast" (MMF) or "Fast Cash" or pyramid schemes or chain letters or MLM (multi level marketing) schemes of any sort will result in quick account termination.

    HYIP - High Yield Investment related or linked to websites.

    Illegal Material - This includes copy-righted works, commercial audio, video, or music files and any material in violation of any Federal, State or Local regulation.

    Adult Material - Includes all pornography, erotic images, or otherwise lewd or obscene tsp. The designation of "adult material" is left entirely to the discretion of OpenHost.ca please contact first if you think that you may violate this term.

    Online Gaming - Includes all online/offline Casinos, gambling, MUDs, interactive gaming on our servers, Anime communities, PlayStation games Forums, news, reviews.

    IRC bots - Includes and not limited to Eggdrop, IRCD, PSY BNC, ...

    Shell scripts - Includes and not limited to scripts that try to gain shell access or run system command lines.

    Hate material - We define hate material as that which expresses or promotes hatred against groups of people. For example, racist, anti-Semitic, material targeting a particular religion or homophobic material are considered to be hate material. We reserve the right to identify hate material for what it is (including identifiers on member sites).

    Warez - Includes pirated software, ROMS, emulators, freaking, hacking, password cracking or cheating, IP spoofing, etc., and encrypting of any of the above. Also includes any sites which provide "links to" or "how to" information about such material.

    Shell scripts - OpenHost.ca does not provide shell access under any conditions, installing third party shell tools using CGI, PHP or any other method will met by instant termination of account.

    Hot-Linking - You can not use your account to store files or scripts that serve files or services to another domain name, all files have to be linked to pages to your index page (example: use website only to host your ebay auctions images).

    BitTorrent: Or any thing related to bit torrents are not allowed to be hosted on OpenHost.ca web servers.
  • Invalid or Non-Transfered Domains:
    Every account must have a properly registered domain name, which resides on our domain name servers, within 15 days of the account's opening. After 15 days, accounts without registered or transferred domain names will be terminated automatically. No warnings will be given, and any payments already made will be forfeited. No refunds will be given.
  • Server usage:
    When a web site is found to be monopolizing the resources available, OpenHost.ca reserves the right to suspend that site immediately. This policy is implemented only in extreme circumstances and is intended to prevent the misuse of our servers.
    As long as you do not violate any other terms in that page, you are able to host and destribute files with no limitation or restrictions.
    Please note that over 85% of our clients never exceed even 2GB of total FTP and web page transfer combined, so you can be assured that our bandwidth is not choked by numerous 'load-heavy' sites. To further protect the integrity of our service, any individual site consistently using 10% or more of the system's resources may be issued a warning or have its account deactivated.
  • TECHNICAL SUPPORT LIMITATIONS:
    OpenHost.ca technical support limited to keep your website and email up. OpenHost.ca doesn’t support third party applications including and not limited to Mail Clients, FTP clients, HTML editors. OpenHost.ca doesn't provide technical support for third party web applications including those come for free with web hosting packages. Web applications are including and not limited to Mambo CMS, Movable Type blog, ...
    OpenHost.ca will not debug your web codes, Including and not limited to HTML, CGI, PHP scripts
    OpenHost.ca technical support task doesn't include teaching users in how to complete certain tasks with third party tools, including and not limited to 'how to move DB between applications', 'how to enable certain features in web applications' OpenHost.ca will not edit any server side configuration per user request, including and not limited to 'editing DNS zones', 'installing Perl modules'.
  • CANCELLATION AND REFUNDS:
    - OpenHost.ca reserves the right to cancel the service at any time and prorated refund will be made.
    - OpenHost.ca offers 30 Day Conditional Money Back Guarantee.
    - OpenHost.ca will refund your payments in full within the first 30 days of initial order (excluding domain registration fees) in case of:

    - Hardware failure that cause loss of data.
    - extended down time of website (2 hours or more).
    - false/mis-leading advertising

    Refund requests with no reasons included or after 30 days of account setup will be ignored.
  • DISCLAIMER:
    OpenHost.ca will not be responsible for any damages your business may suffer. OpenHost.ca makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide. OpenHost.ca disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The includes loss of data resulting from delays, none deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by OpenHost.ca and its employees. OpenHost.ca reserves the right to revise its policies at any time.