Terms and Conditions

Stapolin Sales t/a Stapolin Hosting (“Stapolin”, “we”, “us”, “our”) provides services including hosting, email and domain registration together with other services as agreed between us and the customer (“the services”).

1 Conditions

By opening an account with us and subscribing to any of our services, you (“the customer”) agree to be bound by the terms and conditions set out below. Terms and Conditions apply to all accounts held by customers of Stapolin Sales. Please read these terms and conditions carefully as they set out the basis on which we offer our services.

2 User Content

2a You may be able to upload, store, publish, display and distribute information, text, photos, videos and other content on or through the Services (“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 Stapolin 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.

2b Solely for purposes of providing the Services, you hereby grant to Stapolin 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, Stapolin does not acquire any right, title or interest in or to the User Content, all of which shall remain solely with you.

2c Stapolin exercises no control over, and accepts no responsibility for, User Content or the content of any information passing through Stapolin computers, network hubs and points of presence or the Internet. Stapolin does monitor User Content to ensure no banned content is hosted on servers operated by Stapolin . You acknowledge and agree that Stapolin may immediately take any corrective action in Stapolin’s sole discretion, including without limitation removal of all or a portion of the User Content or User Websites or, suspend or terminate the customer account and any services or accounts linked to that account, without refund or compensation or any type.  You agree that Stapolin shall have no liability due to any corrective action that Stapolin may take.

3 Banned Content

3a The Customer agrees that they will use the services provided for authorised, lawful purposes only. Any storage, transmission or presentation of any material/information, data material that is in violation of Irish or British laws is strictly prohibited.

3b Banned content includes, but not limited to:

Illegal Material

This includes any material or content that is perceived to be misleading. Any copyrighted works where you do not have explicit permission or licensed to use, including, commercial audio, photographic material, video, music and any material in violation of any regulation or copyright laws.

IRC Hosts

Under no circumstance do we allow IRC servers on our network. Any account found to be hosting IRC servers/services or linked to IRC services will be suspended without notice, until such time you agree to remove any and all traces of the IRC server, and agree that we can have access to said server to inspect and confirm the complete removal. Any further violations will result in immediate account termination.

Warez

Under no circumstances are customers allowed to host any warez  content on their account. This includes, but not limited to pirated software, ROMS, emulators, phreaking, hacking, password cracking, IP Spoofing and encrypting any of the above. Other warez items prohibited include WordPress plugins and themes that have been nulled. Also includes any website that provides links, how-to’s or tutorials of any kind that provide information about such material.

HYIP

HYIP sites and links to HYIP sites are prohibited. Any account fund to have content related to HYIP site will be suspended without warning. 

Defamatory Content

Any website content that makes false claims that are expressed or implied to be factual, that may give a business, individual, product, group, government or nation a negative image.

Bit Torrents

Any use of scripts or software for bit torrents are prohibited on our servers.

3c Stapolin is under no obligation to edit, modify ro review the content of your website. However, we reserve the right to remove any content without notice to you. 

3d Any customer found to be using our services for any purpose mentioned in clause 3b may have their account terminated without notice and without refund.

3e The Customer agrees to fully and effectively indemnify Stapolin against all losses, costs, actions, proceedings, claims, damages, expenses, (including legal expenses) or liabilities, howsoever suffered or incurred directly by Stapolin in consequence of the Customers breach or non-observance of this Clause 3.

3f The Customer shall defend and pay all costs, damages, awards, fees (including legal expenses) and judgments awarded against Stapolin arising from breach or breaches of this Clause 3. Stapolin may in its absolute discretion defend such claims and may compromise such claims with the consent of the Customer, such consent not to be unreasonably withheld. The Customer shall provide Stapolin with the assistance necessary to defend such claims, at the Customer’s sole expense.

4 Adult Content

4a We allow adult content which is legal and lawful only. Users may not post any illegal material including pornographic or sexually-explicit images or video content of children, or any images or video content which is obtained illegally, or any images or video content that is copyrighted without the written consent from the copyright holder of said material/content. 

4b Due to the nature of adult websites, we host have designated servers for adult material. If we find that your website/account is hosting adult material or content, with notice to you, we will move your account to a server designated for such content. You may also, in advance of uploading your website and its contents, inform us of the adult nature of your website to avoid any downtime that might occur. 

5 Staff Abuse

5a We will not tolerate any abuse towards our staff. If you are abusive or any way disrespectful towards any member of or our staff we have the right to terminate your account without any refund.

6 Backups

6a Stapolin will make reasonable effort to backup and protect data for it’s customers on a regular basis, but does not guarantee the accuracy, regularity or existence of it’s backup service, therefore, you are solely responsible for making your own backups of your websites, content and data in connection with your use of the services provided.

6b You agree that any backup taken by Stapolin does not include media file such as (but not limited to) wmv, mgep, mp3, mp4 or any other audio or video files.