Terms of


Burns Web Services
Terms of Service

Terms, Conditions and Acceptable Use Policy

Burns Web Services provides Internet World Wide Web page hosting, web design and e-mail services. Burns Web Services has certain legal and ethical responsibilities regarding the use of its computer network and equipment involved in these services.

Burns Web Services general policy is to act as a neutral provider of access to the global Internet. Burns Web Services has specific ethical concerns regarding the use of its computers detailed below. Burns Web Services reserves the right to suspend or cancel a customer's access to any or all services provided by Burns Web Services when Burns Web Services decides that the account has been inappropriately used.

Specific Acceptable Use Policies

Unauthorized use of other people's accounts or computers is strictly forbidden. Burns Web Services will suspend or cancel any user's account who is found to have participated in such activity. Suspension and or cancellation is solely at the discretion of Burns Web Services. Such attempts include tricking other people into releasing their passwords, password cracking, security hole scanning etc.

Any unauthorized use of accounts or computers by an Burns Web Services customer, whether or not the attacked account or computer belongs to Burns Web Services, will result in action against the attacker. Possible actions include warnings, account suspension or cancellation, and civil or criminal legal action, according to the seriousness of the attack.

Commercial advertisements with e-mail. Unsolicited commercial advertisements are not allowed in e-mail, and will result in account suspension or cancellation.

Commercial advertisements are unwelcome in most Usenet discussion groups and on most e-mail mailing lists. Inappropriate posting may result in account suspension or cancellation. See the newsgroup or mailing list's charter for whether advertising is allowed or not. "Spamming," or sending a message to many different off-topic newsgroups, is particularly unethical and will be treated as such.

Sending a message, especially an advertisement, to more than five or six recipients, is by itself spamming unless the individuals have specifically requested to be added to a mailing list on that topic.

Burns Web Services will not host music archive sites that violate any copyright laws in any file format. Any sites that are found to contain this content will be warned, suspended or cancelled at the discretion of Burns Web Services management.

Payment Policies

All accounts are set up on a prepay basis. All pricing is guaranteed for the term of pre-payment. Burns Web Services reserves the right to change prices at any time. Payment is due each anniversary day or period following the date the account was established. Credit card orders that are on a 'month-to-month', 'quarterly' and 'yearly' basis will be charged automatically to the card number on file. If for any reason the card does not clear with the bank on three attempts, the account is subject to suspension. Any account not brought current within a week of e-mail notice or exceeding this time frame in any way is subject to suspension. No bills or invoices will be sent by regular mail. The customer is responsible for all money owed on the account from the time it was established to the time that the customer notifies Burns Web Services in writing for a request for termination of services. All payment is in U.S. currency by Visa or MasterCard.


Burns Web Services reserves the right to cancel service at any time. All fees paid in advance of cancellation will be pro-rated and paid by Burns Web Services if Burns Web Services institutes its right of cancellation. If cancellation is caused by customers violation of these policies, then no refund is due.

Customers can cancel service any time and be refunded any amount exceeding the pre-payment of the current month. Due to security concerns, all account cancellations must be done in writing via US mail or fax with a valid signature of the primary contact of the account, account name, reason for cancellation. Payment will be made by company check within 30 days of receipt of cancellation. The account will be cancelled at the end of the current billing period, unless a date of cancellation is specified.

Lawful Purpose

Burns Web Services reserves the right to refuse service to anyone. Customers may only use Burns Web Services server for lawful purpose. Transmission of any material in violation of any Federal, State or Local regulation is prohibited. This includes, but is not limited to copyrighted material, material legally judged to be threatening or obscene, and material protected by trade secrets. Burns Web Services expressly forbids anyone from using Burns Web Services servers for the propagation, distribution, housing, processing, storing, or otherwise handling in any way lewd, obscene, or pornographic material, or any other material which we deem to be objectionable, including, but not limited to, pornography, satanic materials, and any and all materials of an adult nature. The designation of any materials as such described above is left entirely to the discretion of management.

Burns Web Services services are intended for the end user only. Customers cannot sublease, subhost, or give away control of any portion of Burns Web Services resources. Doing so could result in immediate account cancellation.


Customer agrees that it shall defend, indemnify, save and hold Burns Web Services harmless from any and all demands, liabilities, losses, costs and claims, including reasonable attorney's fees asserted against Burns Web Services, its agents, its customers, officers and employees, that may arise or result from any service provided or performed or agreed to be performed or any product sold by customer, its agents, employees or assigns. Customer agrees to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Burns Web Services against liabilities arising out of; (1) any injury to person or property caused by any products sold or otherwise distributed in connection with Burns Web Services server; (2) any material supplied by customer infringing or allegedly infringing on the proprietary rights of a third party; (3) copyright infringement and (4) any defective products sold to customer from Burns Web Services server.


Burns Web Services will not be responsible for any damages your business may suffer. Burns Web Services makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide. Burns Web Services disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. The includes loss of data resulting from delays, nondeliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused by Burns Web Services and its employees. Burns Web Services reserves the right to revise its policies at any time.

Use of Burns Web Services constitutes full, informed consent to these terms of service.

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