Refer a Friend Terms & Conditions

Please refer to our various terms of service, privacy policies, etc., using the links below. When you sign up for any services at WebHostingPad you agree to any and all terms and conditions that apply to the services you order.

WebHostingPad General Terms of Service
Billing Terms of Service
WordPress Hosting Terms of Service
Domain Registration Terms of Service
Abuse Terms
Privacy Policy
Affiliate Terms of Service
Reward Points Terms & Conditions

How It Works
1. Your friend must sign up for a 1 year hosting plan or longer.
2. Your friend must sign up through your referral link in order for you to get credit.
3. Your referral payment will be pending for 30 days.
4. After the 30 day pending period you will receive a transfer to your paypal or other online money transfer service. If you do not have an eligible way to receive money online, you will not be eligible for payment. If you have not linked a paypal account to your hosting account, you are responsible for contacting WebHostingPad to receive your payment.
5. Offer void if a coupon other than "freedomain" or "friend20" is applied to the account.
6. Offer void if the hosting account referral is credited to an affiliate account.


Eligibility (applies to both the referring person and the person being referred)
- Your friend must sign up through your referral link in order for you to get credit. Referral payments cannot be processed if the referral does not track to you.
- All referrals are subject to manual verification before being added to your account.
- This offer is valid for current Webhostingpad.com customers with hosting accounts in good standing.
- Both the referrer's and referee's hosting accounts must stay active for a minimum of 30 days.
- Affiliates, web designers, and resellers are not eligible for referral program.
- Hosting purchases must be by unique individuals and referrals cannot be ordered or paid for by the referring person.
- Details of the terms are subject to change without notice.


Referral Credit Earnings

  • $20.00 for each WordPress Hosting referral.
  • $25.00 for each Power Plan referral.
  • $50.00 for each Power Plan Plus referral.
  • $75.00 for each VPS Hosting referral.

  • Termination

    WebHostingPad.com may, in our sole and absolute discretion, cancel, change, suspend, or modify any aspect of the Refer a Friend program at any time without prior notice. WebHostingPad.com may, at any time, terminate or suspend any customer's participation in the program with or without cause.

    Disclaimer

    The WebHostingPad service is provided on an as is, as available basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including, but not limited to, warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose or non-infringement. WebHostingPad expressly disclaims any representation or warranty that the WebHostingPad service will be error-free, secure or uninterrupted. No oral advice or written information given by WebHostingPad, its employees, licensors or the like, will create a warranty; nor may you rely on any such information or advice. WebHostingPad and its partners and suppliers will not be liable for any cost or damage arising either directly or indirectly from any transaction or use of the service.

    LIMITATION OF LIABILITY

    TO THE MAXIMUM EXTENT PERMITTED BY APPLICABLE LAW, IN NO EVENT, AND UNDER NO THEORY OF LAW OR EQUITY, WILL WEBHOSTINGPAD (INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, WEBHOSTINGPAD'S EXECUTIVES, DIRECTORS, OFFICERS, ATTORNEYS, MANAGERS, EMPLOYEES, CONSULTANTS, CONTRACTORS, AGENTS, PARENT COMPANIES, SUBSIDIARIES, AFFILIATES, THIRD-PARTY PROVIDERS, MERCHANTS, LICENSORS, OR THE LIKE) OR ANYONE ELSE INVOLVED IN CREATING, PRODUCING, OR DISTRIBUTING WEBHOSTINGPAD'S SERVICES, BE LIABLE FOR THE LOSS OF A DOMAIN NAME, OR ANY BUSINESS OR PERSONAL LOSS, REVENUES DECREASE, EXPENSES INCREASE, COSTS OF SUBSTITUTE PRODUCTS AND/OR WEBHOSTINGPAD SERVICES, OR ANY OTHER LOSS OR DAMAGE WHATSOEVER, OR FOR ANY CONSEQUENTIAL, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, PUNITIVE OR INDIRECT DAMAGES OF ANY KIND ARISING OUT OF ANY USE OF, OR ANY INABILITY TO USE, ANY WEBHOSTINGPAD SERVICES EVEN IF WEBHOSTINGPAD HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES. WEBHOSTINGPAD'S TOTAL CUMULATIVE LIABILITY, IF ANY, TO CUSTOMER, OR ANY THIRD PARTY, FOR ANY AND ALL DAMAGES, RELATED TO THE TOU OR WEBHOSTINGPAD'S SERVICES, INCLUDING, WITHOUT LIMITATION, THOSE FROM ANY NEGLIGENCE, ANY ACT OR OMISSION BY WEBHOSTINGPAD OR WEBHOSTINGPAD'S REPRESENTATIVES, OR UNDER ANY OTHER THEORY OF LAW OR EQUITY, WILL BE LIMITED TO, AND WILL NOT EXCEED, THE ACTUAL DOLLAR AMOUNT PAID BY THE CUSTOMER FOR THE SERVICES WHICH GAVE RISE TO SUCH DAMAGES, LOSSES AND CAUSES OF ACTIONS DURING THE 3-MONTH PERIOD PRIOR TO THE DATE THE DAMAGE OR LOSS OCCURRED OR THE CAUSE OF ACTION AROSE.

    Modifications

    WebHostingPad may discontinue, upgrade, replace, modify, or change in any way, without limitation, any software, application, program, data, hardware, equipment, or portions or components thereof, used to provide customers with WebHostingPad services. Certain changes to WebHostingPad services may affect the operation of customers' personalized applications and content. Each customer is solely responsible, and WebHostingPad is not liable, for any and all such personalized applications and content, except as expressly agreed to by WebHostingPad.

    Backup of Data & Backup on Demand

    Except where WebHostingPad has expressly agreed in writing to the contrary, customers are solely and entirely responsible for the management and backup of all hosting account data, as well as any and all updates, upgrades, and patches to any software or scripts that customers use in connection with WebHostingPad services. Webhostingpad is in no way responsible for keeping any files, databases, or any other web hosting data backed up. WebHostingPad servers are not intended as backup servers and customers services may be suspended at the sole discretion of WebHostingPad employees if it is found that services are being used for backup storage.

    WebHostingPad, at our sole discretion, will take weekly backups of customer's accounts, up to and including 1GB of website files only. This backup does not include email addresses, email accounts, databases, or anything other than website files. Any account that is larger than 1GB will not be included in any automated backup service provided by WebHostingPad. In the event that a customer requires a backup to be restored, WebHostingPad may charge a one time backup restoration service fee of $39.95.

    For an additional fee, WebHostingPad offers a "Backup on Demand" service which allows customers to conveniently take backups of hosting accounts through the cPanel control panel. The backup on demand feature will create backup files and automatically place the file in the web hosting account. These files must be downloaded to the customer's personal computer or another device. Backup files can not be stored on WebHostingPad servers.

    Governing Law and Severability

    The TOU, and any other agreement for WebHostingPad services, will be governed by and construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Illinois, USA without reference to its conflicts of laws principles. Any litigation or arbitration between a customer and WebHostingPad will take place in Illinois, and the customer will consent to personal jurisdiction and venue in that jurisdiction. If any provision or portion of the TOU or other WebHostingPad agreement is found by a court of competent jurisdiction to be unenforceable for any reason, the remainder of the TOU or the agreement will continue in full force and effect.

    Independent Contractors

    Nothing in this Agreement will be construed as creating a partnership or relationship of employer and employee, principal and agent, partnership or joint venture between WebHostingPad and its customers. Each of WebHostingPad and its customers will be deemed an independent contractor at all times and will have no right or authority to assume or create any obligation on behalf of the other, except as may be expressly provided herein.

    Construction and Interpretation

    Wherever in this TOU the masculine, feminine, or neuter gender is used, it will be construed as including all genders, and wherever the singular is used, it will be deemed to include the plural and vice versa, where the context so requires. The division of the TOU into sections/paragraphs, and the insertion of headings/captions, are for convenience of reference only and will not affect the construction or interpretation of the TOU. Any rule of construction to the effect that any ambiguity is to be resolved against the drafting party will not be applicable in the construction or interpretation of the TOU.

    Complete Agreement and Exclusivity

    The TOU, and/or any other specific agreement for WebHostingPad services, constitutes the complete understanding and agreement between WebHostingPad and its customers. Except when expressly agreed to the contrary in signed writing by an authorized representative of WebHostingPad, the TOU supersedes any other written (including digitized/computerized) agreement, oral agreement, and/or agreement by conduct. This TOU, and/or any other specific agreement for WebHostingPad services is between WebHostingPad and its customers only and will not confer any rights in any third party except as otherwise expressly provided by WebHostingPad.

    Support

    It is the customer's sole responsibility to include WebHostingPad email addresses in any and all email white lists in which the customer may correspond with WebHostingPad. We are in no way responsible for email not being received due to spam filters, firewalls, or any other service that would potentially block WebHostingPad emails from being received.

    The following outlines the scope and limitations of support Webhostingpad offers its clients. Since web hosting has such a large mixture of customer supplied software and third party products, it is important to us to specify what services fall under the responsibility of our company and what services fall under the responsibility of the customer and/or third party vendors.

    Common web based services. We continuously monitor and ensure all services are operating normally such as FTP, email, SSH, cPanel, MySQL and php. If you believe these services are not functioning correctly, we will manually check for you.

    Server Management. We will maintain, secure, and configure all software that reside on our server. This includes Apache, MySQL, and php. As a result, software packages installed may not always be the latest version available or compatible with your own software. Please check with our support staff if you have any questions regarding compatibility.

    Hardware Maintenance. We continuously monitor and maintain our server hardware. In the event of a hardware failure, we will repair the issue as soon as we are able.

    Premium Support Services

    Basic Script Installation. We provide installation services on specific third party scripts. We do not provide support or information on how to use the scripts or its features. We will not install any plugins or perform any customization to your scripts after the initial installation. Since these products are provided by third party vendors, we are unable guarantee the security or maintenance of the scripts. Any security features or updates will need to be performed by the client.

    Backup of data. All clients are responsible for maintaining current backups of data. We do have our own backups in the event of a disaster. These backups are available for restoration; however, we do not guarantee the availability of lost data. Customer requested changes. In the event a customer requests a change that will affect the daily operation of the account, we will notify the client of any configuration changes that needs to be made to the software on their account beforehand. It is the client's responsibility to make any changes to the scripts or software installed in order to resume functionality. This includes primary domain name changes and username changes.

    Customer responsibility. Basic computer and Internet knowledge It is expected that you have general knowledge of computing and directory structure. It is also expected that you have a basic understanding of Internet concepts such as DNS, email, and FTP.

    Domain Names. If your domain name is not registered with us, you are responsible for using the supported services provided by your registrar for anything related to your domain name. This includes: DNS changes made at the domain name level, name server registration, and name server changes. If you choose not to use our nameservers, you are responsible for modifying your DNS records to point to your IP address, which can change without notification.

    Email Client Configuration. We can assist you with the most basic settings for an email account with your preferred mail client, such as Microsoft Outlook, Apple Mail or Thunderbird. However, we cannot assist you in any advanced configuration or troubleshooting, such as spam filtering or adding third party email accounts.

    FTP Client Configuration. Because there are so many different FTP clients available, we are unable to provide extensive troubleshooting relating to the advanced configuration of your FTP software. We will do our best to help you make a connection to your account using known working configuration settings.

    Scripts & Applications. You are fully responsible for the operation of any and all scripts and applications. We will not troubleshoot or provide any support relating to malfunctioning scripts or applications. You are responsible for maintaining the latest version of any and all scripts and applications. This is a policy we must strictly adhere to.

    Refusal of Service

    We reserve the right to refuse, cancel, or suspend service for any reason or no reason, with or without prior notification, at our sole discretion. All sub-networks, distributive hosting sites of WebHostingPad.com must adhere to the above policies.

    Billing & Renewal Terms

    We list out a complete and detailed term for our billing terms which includes but limited to our free domain name, pricing, cancellations and anything that is related to billing. Click here for more info on our billing terms

    Third Party Providers

    You agree that certain services may be provided by third party providers of WebHostingPad and that your use of such services may be subject to further agreements, policies, terms, and conditions in addition to those contained or referenced in this Agreement.

    These Terms may Change

    Due to our evolving business, and the changing nature of the web hosting industry, these terms of service may change. We will post the changes here, and your continued use of the service means you accept the changes we have made.

    We encourage you to check these terms of service regularly for any changes.

    Any revisions to the terms of service will be come effective when posted on this page unless otherwise noted. In the event you do not agree to the modifications in the terms of service please contact us immediately to cancel your account.

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