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Last Modified ó March 9, 2016

User Agreement

Terms of Use

These Terms of Use ("TOU") constitute a binding agreement between you, the customer or end user, and Hostway Services, Inc. d/b/a Gate.com (“Gate.com”) with respect to your use of the services provided by Gate.com.

All users of Gate.comís services, and all customers upon signing up for Gate.comís services, agree to comply with Gate.comís Terms of Use ("TOU"). The spirit of the TOU is to ensure customers are using Gate.comís services with due regard to the rights of other Internet users and in conformity with the requirements of Gate.comís network environment. The TOU are not exhaustive and Gate.com reserves the right to add, delete, or modify any provision of its TOU at any time without notice, effective upon either the posting of the modified TOU to www.gate.com or notification of the modified TOU. Any complaints about a customer's violation of the TOU should be sent toabuse@Gate.com. Except when expressly agreed to the contrary in writing by an authorized representative of Gate.com, this TOU supersedes any other agreement with Gate.com, whether written, oral, by conduct, or otherwise.

A. Gate.com Web Hosting & eCommerce Customer Restrictions

B. Gate.com Dedicated Server Customer Restrictions

C. All Gate.com Customer Terms of Use

E. All Gate.com Customer Billing Policy

D. Copyright Violations

A. Gate.com Web Hosting & eCommerce Customer Restrictions

The following Terms of Use apply only to Gate.com’s Web Hosting and eCommerce customers, and supplement the terms in sections C and D that apply to all Gate.com customers:

  1. Server Resources
    Any website that uses a high amount of server resources (such as, but not limited to, CPU time, memory usage, and network resources) will be given the option to either pay additional fees (which will depend on the resources required), reduce the resources used to an acceptable level, or upgrade its service to a Dedicated Server plan. Gate.com will be the sole arbiter of what is considered to be a high server usage level. All Web Hosting and eCommerce accounts come with a limit of 5,000 files per account. Each block of 5,000 files after the initial 5,000 will incur an additional charge of US$9.95/month. Any Web Hosting and eCommerce account deemed to be adversely affecting server performance or network integrity will be shut down without prior notice.

  2. CGI Scripts
    Any scripts that pose a potential security risk or are deemed to be adversely affecting server performance or network integrity will be shut down or will be automatically removed without prior notice. Gate.com does not permit CGI script sharing with domains not hosted by Gate.com or any scripts that may be abused for UCE purposes.

  3. Chat Rooms
    Gate.com does not allow Web Hosting and eCommerce customers to install their own chat rooms. Chat rooms tend to require significant system resources and therefore cannot be permitted as an account option. However, for a small charge, Gate.com provides Java chat rooms that meet most users' needs and run without hindering system performance.

  4. Background Running Programs and Cron Jobs
    Gate.com may allow programs to run in the background. These programs will be considered on an individual basis and Web Hosting and eCommerce customers will incur extra charges based on system resources used and operational maintenance needed. If you wish to run background programs please contact Gate.com Support by logging into your account at https://sitecontrol-sp.gate.com and clicking on Contact Us.

  5. IRC
    Gate.com does not allow IRC or IRC bots to be operated by Web Hosting and eCommerce customers.

  6. Software Distribution
    Gate.com’s Web Hosting and eCommerce accounts are not configured for the purposes of distributing software and/or multimedia products. If you wish to distribute software and/or multimedia files, please contact Gate.com to make special arrangements by logging into your account at https://sitecontrol-sp.gate.com and clicking on Contact Us.

  7. Multimedia Files
    Multimedia files are defined as any graphics, audio, and video files. Gate.com Web Hosting and eCommerce accounts are not to be used for the purposes of distributing and storing unusual amounts of multimedia files. Any website whose disk space usage for storing multimedia files exceeds 70% of its total usage, in terms of total size or number of files, will be considered to be using an unusual amount of multimedia files.

  8. Databases
    Any database stored on Gate.com’s Web Hosting and eCommerce servers will be limited in size to 10% of the total disk space allotted for that particular domain's plan/Web hosting account.

B. Gate.com Dedicated Server Customer Restrictions
C. All Gate.com Customer Terms of Use
D. All Gate.com Customer Billing Policy
E. Copyright Violations
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