These Terms of Service ("Agreement") set forth the terms and conditions of your use of SSL certificates ("Certificates") and related services ("Services"). In this Agreement "you" and "your" refer to you or any agent, employee, servant or person authorized to act on your behalf. "We", "us" and "our" refer collectively to CheapSSLs, Inc. and its parent, NameCheap, Inc. or their subsidiaries. This Agreement explains our obligations to you, and explains your obligations to us for various services offered by CheapSSLs. When you use your account or permit someone else to use it to purchase or otherwise acquire access to additional CheapSSLs service(s) or products or to cancel your CheapSSLs service(s) (even if we were not notified of such authorization), this Agreement covers such service or actions.
1.TERM OF AGREMEENT, MODIFICATION.
You agree that CheapSSLs may modify this Agreement and the services it offers to you from time to time. You agree to be bound by any changes CheapSSLs may reasonably make to this Agreement when such changes are made. If you have purchased services or products from CheapSSLs, the term of this Agreement shall continue in full force and effect as long as You take advantage of and use the products or services.
You agree to maintain accurate information by providing updates to CheapSSLs, as needed, while You are using CheapSSLs’ products and services. You agree You will notify CheapSSLs within five (5) business days when any change of the information You provided as part of the application and/or registration process changes. Failure by You, for whatever reason, to respond within five (5) business days to any inquiries made by CheapSSLs to determine the validity of information provided by You will constitute a material breach of this Agreement. If You provide any information that is inaccurate, not current, false, misleading or incomplete, or if CheapSSLs has reasonable grounds to suspect that Your information is inaccurate, not current, false, misleading or incomplete, CheapSSLs has the absolute right, in its sole discretion, to terminate its Services and close Your account.
THREATENED LEGAL ACTION(S).
If we are sued or threatened with a lawsuit, an administrative proceeding or any other legal or administrative proceeding in connection with Service(s) provided to you, we may turn to you to indemnify us and to hold us harmless from the claims and expenses (including attorney's fees and court costs). Under such circumstances, you agree that you will, upon demand, obtain a performance bond with a reputable bonding company or, if you are unable to obtain a performance bond, that you will deposit money with us to pay for our reasonably anticipated expenses in relation to the matter for the coming year. Such deposit will be drawn down as expenses are incurred, with all account notices sent to the contact information provided in association with your account. We shall not be obliged to extend you any credit in relation to such expenses and we may terminate the Services for a failure to make or renew such a deposit. We will return any unused deposit upon the later of three (3) months from deposit or the conclusion of the matter.
DESCRIPTION OF THE CERTIFICATES.
The following applies to GeoTrust True BusinessID, Comodo InstantSSL, Comodo PremiumSSL Certificates only: The Certificate for which you have applied on behalf of your organization is a fully-authenticated certificate. These Certificates are issued to devices to provide authentication; message, software, and content integrity; and confidentiality encryption. Fully-authenticated Certificates provide assurances of the identity of the Subscriber based on a confirmation that the Subscriber organization does in fact exist. The Certificate also provides assurances that the Subscriber is entitled to use the domain name listed in the Certificate Application, if a domain name is listed in such Certificate Application.
The following applies to GeoTrust QuickSSL, QuickSSL Premium, RapidSSL, RapidSSL Wildcard, Comodo PositiveSSL, Comodo PositiveSSL Wildcard Certificates only: The Certificate for which you have applied on behalf of your organization is not a fully-authenticated Certificate. These Certificates are issued to devices to provide validation of the domain; message, software, and content integrity; and confidentiality encryption. These Certificates provide assurances of the validity of the domain and that the domain administrator has authorized the Certificate Application. No organization authentication is performed on the owner of the domain.
6. USE RESTRICTIONS.
You are prohibited from using your Certificate (i) for or on behalf of any other organization; (ii) to perform private or public key operations in connection with any domain and/or organization name other than the one you submitted on your Certificate Application; (iii) on more than one physical server or device at a time; and (iv) for use as control equipment in hazardous circumstances or for uses requiring fail-safe performance such as the operation of nuclear facilities, aircraft navigation or communication systems, air traffic control systems, or weapons control systems, where failure could lead directly to death, personal injury, or severe environmental damage.
As consideration for the Service(s) and renewal of the Service(s) you agree to pay, prior to the effectiveness of the desired Service(s), the applicable Service(s) fees. All fees are non-refundable, except that we will refund a payment if, before fifteen (15) days after the Certificate’s issuance, you have 1) not used the Certificate and 2) made a written request to CheapSSLs for the Certificate’s revocation.
In the event of a charge back by a credit card company (or similar action by another payment provider allowed by us) in connection with your payment of fees for any Service(s), you agree that we may suspend access to any and all accounts you have with us and/or your Primary Service Provider and that all rights to and interest in and use of any SSL certificate(s), including all data hosted on our systems shall be assumed by us in satisfaction of any indebtedness by you to us. We will reinstate your rights to and control over these Services solely at our discretion, and subject to our receipt of the unpaid fee(s) and our reinstatement fee, currently set at $200 (US Dollars). Charges for the Service(s) which use our credit card payment processor will be identified on your credit card statement as "NameCheap.com”.
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