Web site hosting: terms of service

These terms define acceptable usage of our web site hosting services.
Covered provisions:
Attitudeweb agrees to provide Client web hosting for a 6-month/annual fee. Attitudeweb will never require Client to advertise for Attitudeweb on its web site in any way shape or form unless agreed upon such as a non-profit organization receiving complimentary hosting. Client is allowed to use the service for business/commercial or personal web sites or content.


All services provided by Attitudeweb may be used for lawful purposes only. Transmission, storage, or presentation of any information, data or material in violation of any Belgium (or any other country) law is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to: copyrighted material, material that is threatening or obscene, material that is "adult only" content, or material protected by trade secrets and other statue. Client agrees to indemnify and hold harmless Attitudeweb from any claims resulting from the use of the service which damages the subscriber or any other party.

Adult content

Pornography and sex-related merchandising are prohibited on any server. This includes sexual content, or direct links to adult content elsewhere. This is also true for sites that promote any illegal activity or content that may be damaging to our servers or any other server on the Internet. Links to such materials are also prohibited. Attitudeweb will be the sole arbiter as to what constitutes a violation of this provision.
Examples of non-acceptable content or links:
• pirated software
• hacking programs or archives
• warez Sites
• porn
• spamming Software

Background-running programs

We do not allow background-running programs. This includes any IRC related software such as bouncers and bots. In certain cases we may allow programs to run continually in the background, these are considered on a one to one basis and an extra charge will be incurred based on system resources used and operational maintenance needed.

Banned scripts

Client is free to use any scripts provided they do not affect the normal operations of the server and they are not mentioned specifically below. Scripts that are commonly known for causing server disruption include large cgi-based message forums, auctions, and banner exchanges. In the event a script affects normal server and/or administrative operations, Attitudeweb reserves the right to disable the account pending Client cooperation and resolution.
Scripts we do not allow include:
• chat servers/scripts of any kind
• Formmail
Client can use formmail scripts but they must be up-to-date and not running with the filename "formmail". Any files named "formmail" will be deleted without notice.

Obscene or indecent speech or materials

Violation of indecency and obscenity laws can result in criminal penalties.

Intellectual property rights

Material accessible to Client through Attitudeweb's services may be subject to protection under Belgium (or any other country) copyright laws, or laws protecting trademarks, trade secrets or proprietary information. Except when expressly permitted by the owner of such rights, Client must not use the Attitudeweb service in a manner that would infringe, violate, dilute or misappropriate any such rights, with respect to any material, which Client access or receive through the Attitudeweb network. If Client use a domain name in connection with the Attitudeweb service or similar service, Client must not use that domain name in violation of any trademark, service mark, or similar rights of any third party.

Network security

Client may not use the Attitudeweb network with an attempt to circumvent user authentication or security of any host, network, or account. This includes, but is not limited to, accessing data not intended for the Client, logging into a server or account the Client is not expressly authorized to access, password cracking, probing the security of other networks in search of weakness, or violation of any other organization's security policy. Client may not attempt to interfere or deny service to any user, host, or network. This includes, but is not limited to, flooding, mail bombing, or other deliberate attempts to overload or crash a host or network. Attitudeweb will cooperate fully with investigations of violations of systems or network security at other sites, including cooperating with law enforcement authorities in the investigation of suspected criminal violations. Client who violates system or network security may incur criminal or civil liability.


Defamatory speech distributed over the Internet can result in civil liability for the defamer.

Refusal of service

Attitudeweb reserves the right at its sole discretion to refuse or cancel service. Violation of any of Attitudeweb's rules and regulations could result in a warning, suspension, or possible account termination. Accounts terminated due to policy violations will not be refunded. Free domains which have been granted to Client are released to Client at the end of the hosting period. Domains terminated due to policy violations will not be released to Client.

Spam or unsolicited e-mail

Client must not use the Attitudeweb network, Attitudeweb equipment or any Attitudeweb email address in connection with the transmission of spam, flames, mail bombs, or substantially similar, unsolicited email messages. Client's domain may not be referenced as originator, intermediary, or reply-to address in any of the above. This prohibition extends to the sending of unsolicited mass mailings from another service that in any way implicates the use of Attitudeweb network, Attitudeweb equipment or any Attitudeweb email address. A message is considered unsolicited if it is posted in violation of a newsgroup charter or if it is sent to a recipient who has not requested or invited the message. For purposes of this provision, merely making one's email address accessible to the public will not constitute a request or invitation to receive messages. If Client is found to have spammed, Attitudeweb reserves the right to disable Client's domain without warning. In addition, Attitudeweb may impose a 100 euro penalty for each spam policy violation. Attitudeweb solely reserves the right to refuse or cancel service to known spammers. Lastly, Attitudeweb reserves the right to determine what violates this policy. As such, any violation may result in cancellation of services without refund.


Any attempts to undermine, slander, libel, threaten, or cause harm to Attitudeweb server, Client, employee, or the company directly is strictly prohibited and is grounds for immediate termination without refund. In addition, we will pursue all attempts to the fullest extent of the law.


Client agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold Attitudeweb (or it's employee's/owners) harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable legal fees asserted against Attitudeweb, its agents, its Clients, officers and employees, that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by Client, it's agents, employees or assigns. Client agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Attitudeweb against liabilities arising out of; any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or otherwise distributed in connection with Attitudeweb server; any material supplied by Client infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party and copyright infringement. Client agrees to limit the liability of Attitudeweb to the amount paid for service.

Refunds policy

Client may cancel its account at any time before its period billing date, and Client will not be billed for the next period. If Client is paying annually for web site hosting services, we will issue a pro-rata refund for months not used. All domain registration fees are non-refundable, in whole or in part, even if Client's domain name registration is suspended, cancelled or transferred prior to the end of Client then current registration term. We do not offer any kind of "money back" guarantee.


Attitudeweb will not be responsible for any damages Client's business may suffer. Attitudeweb makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide. Attitudeweb disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, non-deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by Attitudeweb and its employees. Attitudeweb makes no "uptime" guarantees.
Attitudeweb keeps backups of key server systems only and these backups are not available for Client use. Attitudeweb can accept no responsibility for any loss of data or consequences arising from this. Attitudeweb always advises Client to back up its site data regularly for its own protection.
Attitudeweb furthermore expects that Client who provides hosting services (resellers) to others will ensure its clients fully comply with all applicable laws concerning the privacy of online communications and any other policy of Attitudeweb. A Client's failure to comply with those laws will violate this policy.
If Client provides hosting services (resellers) to others and decides to cancel the reseller hosting account with Attitudeweb then Attitudeweb will not be responsible for maintaining hosting for the resellers Client.
All communications (emails, verbal or written) are between Attitudeweb and Client. These communications are private and are therefore not to be shared with any other parties
Finally, Attitudeweb wishes to emphasize that in accepting services, Client indemnifies Attitudeweb for the violation of any law or Attitudeweb policy that results in loss to Attitudeweb or the bringing of any claim against Attitudeweb. This means that if Attitudeweb is sued because of activities of the Client that violate any law, or this policy, Client will pay any damages awarded against Attitudeweb, plus costs and reasonable legal fees.
Failure to comply with any of our terms and conditions will result in grounds for immediate account deactivation. Attitudeweb reserves the right to change, edit, or update the policies contained in this document at any time for any reason without notice.