Terms of Service

All services provided by Blue Ridge Host (“Blue Ridge Host”) may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of the United States is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material we judge to be threatening or obscene, or material protected by trade secret and other statute. The subscriber agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Blue Ridge Host from any claims resulting from the use of service which damages the subscriber or any other party.

Prohibited are sites that promote any illegal activity or present content that may be damaging to Blue Ridge Host’s servers, or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited.

Examples of unacceptable content or links:

  • Pirated software
  • Hacker programs or archives
  • Warez sites
  • Tor exit nodes/hidden services
  • Port scanners
  • Smtp relay
  • Public proxy

NOTICE: IF YOUR ACCOUNT IS FOUND TO CONTAIN ILLEGAL ACTIVITY, ILLEGAL MP3 FILES, PIRATED SOFTWARE, HACKER PROGRAMS, WAREZ PROGRAMS, OR ANY OTHER ILLEGAL FILES, YOUR ACCOUNT WILL BE TERMINATED IMMEDIATELY, WITHOUT NOTICE, AND A $50.00 CANCELLATION FEE WILL APPLY. ADDITIONALLY, Blue Ridge Host WILL NOTIFY THE PROPER AUTHORITIES OF YOUR ACTIONS.

IRC

We currently do not allow IRC botnets to be operated on our servers. IRC with humans are allowed.

Server Abuse

Any attempt to undermine or cause harm to a server or customer of Blue Ridge Host is strictly prohibited. As our customer you are responsible for all your accounts. Should you violate the Terms of Services outlined within, your account will be cancelled without chance of refund.

Refusal of Service

We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or suspend service, at our sole discretion.

Usage of Reverse DNS

If you want to use rdns function, you need to justify it’s use. this is to protect our network from spam.

Billing

By the Account Activation Date of each month, Blue Ridge Host shall either:

  1. Debit the client’s credit card (when such information has been provided by the client); or

  2. Deliver, by e-mail or regular mail, an invoice in accordance with the applicable Service Fees for services rendered for the current month. When an invoice is delivered to the client, payment shall be remitted to Blue Ridge Host by no later than the specified payment due date. Blue Ridge Host shall be entitled to immediately terminate this agreement for client’s failure to make timely payments. You will be provided with an invoice on a monthly basis. All credit cards are billed automatically on a monthly basis. It is the client’s responsibility to ensure that they have sufficient credit to cover this transaction. In the event that there is insufficient credit, we will send an e-mail notification, at which point we will need to be provided with another credit card account number within 24 hours. If we do not receive a response within 24 hours, the account, and all accounts under that account plan, will be suspended.

Service Fees

Certain services carry a setup fee charged by Blue Ridge Host to client, which must be paid by client in order to have use of said services. If client terminates this agreement, client shall be responsible for any and all outstanding fees owed to Blue Ridge Host and agrees to pay any and all fees incurred by client. Because the services are provided on a monthly basis, the client will be responsible for service fees incurred each month, regardless of when client provides notice of termination. Thus, for example, if the client provides notice of termination on the 15th day of a particular month, the client will be responsible for service fees for the entire month, and such fees will not be pro-rated or refunded.

Money back guarantee & refund policy

We offer a 2 day Money back guarantee. Refunds: If client has retained the services for one year and has pre-paid Blue Ridge Host for such services, refunds will be issued for any unused full month of the services, upon client’s request. Therefore, if client’s account is cancelled at any point during the one-year term, client will be entitled to a refund for the months remaining, after notice given by the 25th day of the preceding month. No refund based on remaining days are given, however, within 48 hours, you are liable to apply for a refund if you ordered a monthly service. The refund will not be considered if the vps has been terminated due to non- obligation of this Terms of Service.

Account Deactivations

Any account deactivated due to non-payment will require a reactivation fee of $20.00 prior to reactivation.

Cancellation Refunds

We DO NOT refund partial monthly fees to accounts. We require 28 days notice for a cancellation.

Refusal of Service

We reserve the right to refuse, cancel or suspend service, at our sole discretion.

Limitation of Liability

Blue Ridge Host shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental and consequential damages, which may arise from Blue Ridge Host’s servers going off-line or being unavailable for any reason whatsoever. Furthermore, Blue Ridge Host shall not be responsible for any claimed damages, including incidental or consequential damages, resulting from the corruption or deletion of any web site from one of Blue Ridge Host’s servers. All damages shall be limited to the immediate termination of service.

Violations

Violations of these Acceptable Use Policies should be referred to [email protected] All complaints will be investigated promptly. Failure to follow any term or condition will be grounds for immediate account deactivation.

Disclaimer

Blue Ridge Host cannot be held liable for system down time, crashes or data loss. We cannot be held liable for any predicated estimate of profits which a client would have gained if their site was functioning. Certain services provided by Blue Ridge Host are resold. Thus, certain equipment, routing, software and programming used by Blue Ridge Host are not directly owned or written by Blue Ridge Host. Moreover, Blue Ridge Host holds no responsibility for the use of our clients’ accounts. Failure to comply with any terms or conditions will result in the automatic deactivation of the account in question. We reserve the right to remove any account, without advance notice for any reason without restitution, as Blue Ridge Host sees fit.

Account Activation

By activating your account with Blue Ridge Host, you agree to the above policies and disclaimer. Upon requesting activation of an account, you are required to accept these policies, guidelines and disclaimer, and a copy of your acceptance is forwarded along with your activation request to be maintained with your account information.

NOTICE: If you sign up for an account and fail to comply with these terms, no refunds will be given. We will, however, advise you by e-mail or phone prior to taking any action to provide you with an opportunity to correct the problem.

Server Uptime Guarantee

Although Blue Ridge Host has an excellent record for reliability, we do not offer an uptime guarantee. However, our network and servers are monitored continuously, and are rarely down except for scheduled maintenance and hardware and software upgrades.

Blue Ridge Host reserves the right to amend any or all of the above policies, guidelines and disclaimer without notification. We also retain the right to increase any pricing and make changes to our account plans without notification.