Terms of Service

Last Modified: 5/24/21

IMPORTANT NOTICE: THESE TERMS OF SERVICE CONTAIN A BINDING ARBITRATION PROVISION AND CLASS ACTION WAIVER, WHICH AFFECT YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS. PLEASE READ THESE TERMS CAREFULLY BEFORE USING OUR SERVICE(S).

Acceptance of the Terms of Use

These terms of use are entered into by and between you and Host Factor, LLC ("Host Factor," "Company," "we," or "us"). The following terms and conditions, together with any documents they expressly incorporate by reference (collectively, " Terms of Use"), govern your access to and use of hostfactor.io, including any content, functionality, and Services offered on or through hostfactor.io ("Website" or "Service"), whether as a guest or a registered user.

Please read the Terms of Use carefully before you start to use the Website. By using the Website or by clicking to accept or agree to the Terms of Use when this option is made available to you, you accept and agree to be bound and abide by these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy, found at https://hostfactor.io/privacy-policy and incorporated herein by reference]. If you do not want to agree to these Terms of Use or the Privacy Policy, you must not access or use the Website.

These Terms and Conditions apply to visitors and members of the site. By accessing, using, viewing, downloading any material from us, or becoming a member of Host Factor, you agree (i) that you are 13 years of age and the minimum age of digital consent in your country, (ii) if you are the age of majority in your jurisdiction or over, that you have read, understood, and accept to be bound by the Terms, and (iii) if you are between 13 (or the minimum age of digital consent, as applicable) and the age of majority in your jurisdiction, that your legal guardian has reviewed and agrees to these terms. This agreement is intended to be governed by the Electronic Signatures in Global and National Commerce Act ( E-Sign Act).

User Rights

Host Factor may allow you to utilize messaging features to communicate with other users of the Service. Our Website also allow you to access certain services, software and/or other content that is available to purchase from Host Factor. Subject to your compliance with these Terms, Host Factor grants you a limited, revocable, non-exclusive, non-transferable, non-sublicensable license to use and access our Service. You agree not to (and not to attempt to) (i) use the Service for any use or purpose other than as expressly permitted by these Terms;(ii) copy, adapt, modify, prepare derivative works based upon, distribute, license, sell, transfer, publicly display, publicly perform, transmit, stream, broadcast, attempt to discover any source code, reverse engineer, decompile, disassemble, or otherwise exploit the Service or any portion of the Service, except as expressly permitted in these Terms; or (iii) use data mining, robots, spiders, or similar data gathering and extraction tools on the Service. No licenses or rights are granted to you by implication or otherwise under any intellectual property rights owned or controlled by the Company or its licensors, except for the permissions and rights expressly granted in these Terms.

Host Factor reserves the right to modify or discontinue, temporarily or permanently, the Service (or any part thereof) with or without notice. Host Factor reserves the right to refuse any user access to the Services without notice for any reason, including but not limited to a violation of the Terms. If you violate these Terms, the Company reserves the right to issue you a warning regarding the violation or immediately terminate or suspend any or all Accounts you have created using the Service. You agree that the Company need not provide you notice before terminating or suspending your Account(s), but it may do so.

Communications

You agree to receive communications from us electronically, such as email, text, or mobile push notices, or notices and messages on the Service. For any direct marketing messages, we will ensure that we obtain your consent first, and make it simple for you to opt out.

By using the Service or providing information to us, you agree that we may communicate with you electronically regarding security, privacy, and administrative issues relating to your use of the Service, and that all agreements, notices, disclosures, and other communications that Host Factor provides to you electronically satisfy any legal requirements that such communications be in writing.

You may use our Service to send messages to other users of the Service. You agree that your use of the Service will not include sending unsolicited marketing messages or broadcasts (i.e., spam). We may utilize a variety of means to block spammers and abusers from using the Service. If you believe spam originated from the Service, please email us immediately at support@hostfactor.io.

Payments and Refunds

Payments will be processed exclusively by Stripe, Inc. ("Stripe"), a third-party service. By submitting payment through their service, you agree their terms of use. Please visit https://stripe.com for more information.

By providing Host Factor and/or Stripe with a payment method, you (i) represent that you are authorized to use the payment method you provided and that any payment information you provide is true and accurate; (ii) authorize Host Factor and/or Stripe to charge you for the requested Services; and (iii) authorize Host Factor and/or Stripe to charge you for any paid feature of the Services you choose to sign up for or use while these terms are in effect. We may bill you (a) in advance; (b) at the time of purchase; (c) shortly after purchase; or (d) on a recurring basis for Services. We may charge you up to the amount you have approved. We will notify you in advance of any change in the amount to be charged for recurring subscription Services. We may bill you at the same time for more than one of your prior billing periods for amounts that have not previously been processed.

YOU ACKNOWLEDGE AND AGREE THAT GAME SERVERS YOU ACQUIRE HAVE NO MONETARY VALUE AND CANNOT BE REDEEMED FOR CASH, AND THAT YOU ARE FULLY LIABLE FOR ALL CHARGES TO YOUR ACCOUNT, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY UNAUTHORIZED CHARGES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY FINANCIAL LOSS YOU MAY INCUR.

Any use of any of our Services to infringe copyright or trademark law is unacceptable. If you are found to be or alleged or suspected of infringing copyright or trademark law from a service provided through us, we reserve the right to cancel your service immediately without warning or informing you. This includes using nulled or cracked versions of any form on our Website.

We are not liable for any financial loss that you may incur while using Services, this includes service terminations, suspensions and any other form of interruption.

Renewing or Cancelling Your Service

Your service with us will be automatically renewed at the end of your billing period. In order to prevent your service from being renewed automatically you must inform Host Factor by either submitting a cancellation request via our website (by logging into your account, selecting your server, and then clicking the "Cancel" button in the panel), or by contacting us (please see our Contact Us page for more information).

Host Factor reserves the right to change the price of Services. Price changes for Services will take effect at the start of the next subscription period following the date of the price change. As permitted by local law, you accept the new price by continuing to use Services after the price change takes effect. If you do not agree with the price changes, you have the right to reject the change by unsubscribing from Services prior to the price change going into effect.

There are two types of cancellations: "Immediate" and "End of Billing Period." An Immediate cancellation will be processed within 24 hours of submission of the cancellation request. All Immediate cancellations will result in a pro-rated refund in credits to the user's account. An End of Billing Period cancellation will be processed on or after the day of your billing date. Unless otherwise requested, all cancellations will be processed as an End of Billing Period cancellation. Where a cancellation request is submitted after the respective billing day, it is entirely the discretion of Host Factor whether a refund shall be provided.

If a payment is not received after the stated due date on the invoice, your service will be suspended. Your access to our Services will be reinstated upon receipt of payment. Our payment processor Stripe will continue to attempt to charge your payment method once a day up until a cancellation request is received, or your service is terminated. We will attempt to charge you while your service is suspended. If payment is not received within fifteen (15) days after the stated due date on the invoice, your service will be terminated and all data belonging to your service will be irreversibly deleted. Service cannot be reactivated upon termination.

Server Performance and Uptime

Host Factor cannot guarantee 100% uptime for any of Services, but we strive to provide as close to this time as possible. Sometimes issues can occur which may affect the Services we provide to you. By using Services you acknowledge that this can happen and that we will do our up most to resolve any issues that occur within a reasonable period of time.

Refunds will not be provided in circumstances where downtime is caused by settings or game file modifications made by users.

By using Services you accept responsibility for poor performance or high latency caused by your installation of third-party modifications or your adjustment of server settings. Host Factor is not responsible for any poor performance caused by server setting modifications made by the user.

Sometimes we will need to perform essential maintenance across our network. We will inform all affected customers at least 24 hours prior to anticipated downtime. We will make all reasonable efforts to keep downtime to a minimum. We are not responsible for nor will we provide refunds for downtime that results from routine or essential maintenance.

Data Loss and Protection

By using Services you take full responsibility for backing up your data. Host Factor will not be held responsible for the backing up of customer data, nor are we responsible for any data loss incurred by using our service. We encourage all customers to take their own backups. Refunds will not be provided due to your failure to backup data or take reasonable measures to protect your data or prevent data loss.

Resource Limits

Host Factor will limit you to what you are paying for in respects to your maximum CPU/Memory. Your server may be terminated at any time if it exceeds the maximum amount of Memory. We provide ample warnings when your server is at 80% and 90% Memory usage on your dashboard. We also provide the ability for a user to upgrade/downgrade their server's Memory limits. Upgrades result in immediate charges of the difference between their currently monthly cost and their resulting monthly costs. Downgrades result in pro-rated credit refunds to the user's account within forty-eight (48) hours of the request.

Securing of Service Accounts

Host Factor will not be held responsible for any losses that may be incurred as as result of a game server, account, or web hosting being hacked or hijacked. It is your responsibility to keep all your login details and passwords secure.

Server Setup Time

Host Factor does its best to provide a fast setup. Sometimes due to various reasons, manual intervention may be required which means setup may be delayed until our office hours. Depending on the number of orders in our system, this may take up to 72 hours during particularly busy periods.

Server Termination

Host Factor reserves the right to terminate any service that is not paid on the due date indicated on all invoices. In the event of termination/cancellation, we reserve the right to delete your data and all backups in our system.

Liability

Host Factor shall not be held responsible, or be deemed to have defaulted under or breached this Agreement, for any failure or delay in fulfilling or performing any term of this Agreement, when and to the extent such failure or delay is caused by any acts of God, flood, fire, earthquake, epidemic, pandemic, public health emergency, Covid-19, or explosion; war, invasion, hostilities (whether war is declared or not), terrorist threats or acts, riot, or other civil unrest; embargoes or blockades in effect on or after the date of this Agreement; national or regional emergency; strikes, labor stoppages or slowdowns, or other industrial disturbances; the passage of Law or any action taken by a governmental or public authority, including imposing any export or import restriction, quota, or other restriction or prohibition; complete or partial government shutdown; or a national or regional shortage of adequate power, telecommunications, or transportation (each of the foregoing, a "Force Majeure Event"), in each case, provided that (i) such event is outside the reasonable control Host Factor; (ii) Host Factor provides notice of the Force Majeure event to the user, stating the period of time the occurrence is expected to continue; and (iii) Host Factor uses diligent efforts to end the failure or delay and minimize the effects of such Force Majeure Event.

Host Factor will not be held liable for payments or donations made or received in exchange for virtual or physical goods on a server. Except as otherwise provided herein, in no event will Host Factor be liable under this agreement under any legal or equitable theory, including breach of contract, tort (including negligence), strict liability, and otherwise, for any consequential, incidental, indirect, exemplary, special, enhanced, or punitive damages whether arising out of breach of contract, tort (including negligence), or otherwise, regardless of whether such damage was foreseeable and whether either party has been advised of the possibility of such damages.

Terms of Service Updates

Host Factor reserves the right to modify this Terms of Service and any other documents incorporated by reference at any time. It is your responsibility to check our website regularly for any updates. The date of our last modification of these terms will be displayed at the top of these terms.

Game Server Terms of Service Violations

Host Factor will terminate your access to the Service if your game server IP gets blacklisted by the developers or owners of a game. Host Factor will not provide a refund for the remainder of the billing period in which your access was terminated.

Changes to the Terms of Use

We may revise and update these Terms of Use from time to time in our sole discretion. All changes are effective immediately when we post them and apply to all access to and use of the Website thereafter. However, any changes to the dispute resolution provisions set out in Governing Law and Jurisdiction will not apply to any disputes for which the parties have actual notice on or before the date the change is posted on the Website.

Your continued use of the Website following the posting of revised Terms of Use means that you accept and agree to the changes. You are expected to check this page each time you access this Website so you are aware of any changes, as they are binding on you.

Accessing the Website and Account Security

We reserve the right to withdraw or amend this Website, and any service or material we provide on the Website, in our sole discretion without notice. We will not be liable if for any reason all or any part of the Website is unavailable at any time or for any period. From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of the Website, or the entire Website, to users, including registered users.

You are responsible for both:

  • Making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to the Website.

  • Ensuring that all persons who access the Website through your internet connection are aware of these Terms of Use and comply with them.

To access the Website or some of the resources it offers, you may be asked to provide certain registration details or other information. It is a condition of your use of the Website that all the information you provide on the Website is correct, current, and complete. You agree that all information you provide to register with this Website or otherwise, including, but not limited to, through the use of any interactive features on the Website, is governed by our Privacy Policy https://hostfactor.io/privacy-policy, and you consent to all actions we take with respect to your information consistent with our Privacy Policy.

If you choose, or are provided with, a user name, password, or any other piece of information as part of our security procedures, you must treat such information as confidential, and you must not disclose it to any other person or entity. You also acknowledge that your account is personal to you and agree not to provide any other person with access to this Website or portions of it using your user name, password, or other security information. You agree to notify us immediately of any unauthorized access to or use of your user name or password or any other breach of security. You also agree to ensure that you exit from your account at the end of each session. You should use particular caution when accessing your account from a public or shared computer so that others are not able to view or record your password or other personal information.

We have the right to disable any user name, password, or other identifier, whether chosen by you or provided by us, at any time, in our sole discretion for any or no reason, including if, in our opinion, you have violated any provision of these Terms of Use.

Intellectual Property Rights

The Website and its entire contents, features, and functionality (including but not limited to all information, software, text, displays, images, video, and audio, and the design, selection, and arrangement thereof) are owned by the Company, its licensors, or other providers of such material and are protected by United States and international copyright, trademark, patent, trade secret, and other intellectual property or proprietary rights laws.

These Terms of Use permit you to use the Website for your personal, non-commercial use only. You must not reproduce, distribute, modify, create derivative works of, publicly display, publicly perform, republish, download, store, or transmit any of the material on our Website, except as follows:

  • Your computer may temporarily store copies of such materials in RAM incidental to your accessing and viewing those materials.

  • You may store files that are automatically cached by your Web browser for display enhancement purposes.

  • If we provide social media features https://hostfactor.io with certain content, you may take such actions as are enabled by such features.

You must not:

  • Modify copies of any materials from this site.

  • Use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences, or any graphics separately from the accompanying text.

  • Delete or alter any copyright, trademark, or other proprietary rights notices from copies of materials from this site.

You must not access or use for any commercial purposes any part of the Website or any Services or materials available through the Website.

If you print, copy, modify, download, or otherwise use or provide any other person with access to any part of the Website in breach of the Terms of Use, your right to use the Website will stop immediately and you must, at our option, return or destroy any copies of the materials you have made. No right, title, or interest in or to the Website or any content on the Website is transferred to you, and all rights not expressly granted are reserved by the Company. Any use of the Website not expressly permitted by these Terms of Use is a breach of these Terms of Use and may violate copyright, trademark, and other laws.

Copyright Takedown Requests

The Company respects the intellectual property of others, and we ask our users to do the same. If you believe that your work has been copied in a way that constitutes copyright infringement, or that your intellectual property rights have been otherwise violated, you should notify the Company of your infringement claim in accordance with the procedure set forth below. The Company will process and investigate notices of alleged infringement and will take appropriate actions under the Digital Millennium Copyright Act ("DMCA") and other applicable intellectual property laws with respect to any alleged or actual infringement. A notification of claimed copyright infringement should be emailed to the Company's Copyright Agent at [copyright@hostfactor.com] (Subject line: "DMCA Takedown Request"). You may also contact us by mail at: Host Factor, LLC, Attention: DMCA Takedown Request, 1009 North Pacific Avenue #4689, Glendale, California

  1. To be effective, the notification must be in writing and contain the following information:
  • an electronic or physical signature of the person authorized to act on behalf of the owner of the copyright or other intellectual property interest;

  • a description of the copyrighted work or other intellectual property that you claim has been infringed;

  • a description of where the material that you claim is infringing is located on the Service, with enough detail that we may find it on the Service;

  • your address, telephone number, and email address;

  • a statement by you that you have a good faith belief that the disputed use is not authorized by the copyright or intellectual property owner, its agent, or the law;

  • a statement by you, made under penalty of perjury, that the above information in your Notice is accurate and that you are the copyright or intellectual property owner or authorized to act on the copyright or intellectual property owner's behalf.

  • If you submit a notice of infringement that knowingly materially misrepresents that any Content, information, or communication on the Services is infringing upon a copyright, you may be held liable for damages and attorneys' fees.

If you submit a notice of infringement that knowingly materially misrepresents that any Content, information, or communication on the Services is infringing upon a copyright, you may be held liable for damages and attorneys' fees.

If you believe that your Content that was removed (or to which access was disabled) is not infringing, or that you have the authorization from the copyright owner, the copyright owner's agent, or pursuant to the law, to upload and use the content in Your Content, you may send a written counter-notice containing the following information to the Copyright Agent:

  • your physical or electronic signature;

  • identification of the content that has been removed or to which access has been disabled and the location at which the content appeared before it was removed or disabled;

  • a statement that you have a good faith belief that the content was removed or disabled as a result of mistake or a misidentification of the content; and

  • your name, address, telephone number, and email address, a statement that you consent to the jurisdiction of the federal court located within the Southern District of California and a statement that you will accept service of process from the person who provided notification of the alleged infringement.

If a counter-notice is received by the Copyright Agent, the Company will send a copy of the counter-notice to the original complaining party informing that person that it may replace the removed content or cease disabling it in 10 business days. Unless the copyright owner files an action seeking a court order against the content provider, member or user, the removed content may be replaced, or access to it restored, in 10 to 14 business days or more after receipt of the counter-notice, at our sole discretion.

Repeat Infringer Policy: In accordance with the DMCA and other applicable law, the Company has adopted a policy of terminating, in appropriate circumstances and at the Company's sole discretion, users who are deemed to be repeat infringers. The Company may also at its sole discretion limit access to the Service and/or terminate the memberships of any users who infringe any intellectual property rights of others, whether or not there is any repeat infringement.

Trademarks

The Host Factor name, the terms, the Company logo, and all related names, logos, product and service names, designs, and slogans are trademarks of the Company or its affiliates or licensors. You must not use such marks without the prior written permission of the Company. All other names, logos, product, and service names, designs, and slogans on this Website are the trademarks of their respective owners.

Prohibited Uses

You may use the Website only for lawful purposes and in accordance with these Terms of Use. You agree not to use the Website:

  • In any way that violates any applicable federal, state, local, or international law or regulation (including, without limitation, any laws regarding the export of data or software to and from the US or other countries).

  • For the purpose of exploiting, harming, or attempting to exploit or harm minors in any way by exposing them to inappropriate content, asking for personally identifiable information, or otherwise.

  • To send, knowingly receive, upload, download, use, or re-use any material that does not comply with the content standards set out in these Terms of Use.

  • To transmit, or procure the sending of, any advertising or promotional material without our prior written consent, including any "junk mail," "chain letter," "spam," or any other similar solicitation.

  • To impersonate or attempt to impersonate the Company, a Company employee, another user, or any other person or entity (including, without limitation, by using email addresses [or screen names] associated with any of the foregoing).

  • To engage in any other conduct that restricts or inhibits anyone's use or enjoyment of the Website, or which, as determined by us, may harm the Company or users of the Website, or expose them to liability.

Additionally, you agree not to:

  • Use the Website in any manner that could disable, overburden, damage, or impair the site or interfere with any other party's use of the Website, including their ability to engage in real time activities through the Website.

  • Use any robot, spider, or other automatic device, process, or means to access the Website for any purpose, including monitoring or copying any of the material on the Website.

  • Use any manual process to monitor or copy any of the material on the Website, or for any other purpose not expressly authorized in these Terms of Use, without our prior written consent.

  • Use any device, software, or routine that interferes with the proper working of the Website.

  • Introduce any viruses, Trojan horses, worms, logic bombs, or other material that is malicious or technologically harmful.

  • Attempt to gain unauthorized access to, interfere with, damage, or disrupt any parts of the Website, the server on which the Website is stored, or any server, computer, or database connected to the Website.

  • Attack the Website via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of-service attack.

  • Otherwise attempt to interfere with the proper working of the Website.

User Contributions

The Website may contain message boards, chat rooms, personal web pages or profiles, forums, bulletin boards, , and other interactive features (collectively, "Interactive Services") that allow users to post, submit, publish, display, or transmit to other users or other persons (hereinafter, "post") content or materials (collectively, "User Contributions") on or through the Website.

All User Contributions must comply with the Content Standards set out in these Terms of Use.

Any User Contribution you post to the site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary. By providing any User Contribution on the Website, you grant us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors, and assigns the right to use, reproduce, modify, perform, display, distribute, and otherwise disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose.

You represent and warrant that:

  • You own or control all rights in and to the User Contributions and have the right to grant the license granted above to us and our affiliates and service providers, and each of their and our respective licensees, successors, and assigns.

  • All of your User Contributions do and will comply with these Terms of Use.

You understand and acknowledge that you are responsible for any User Contributions you submit or contribute, and you, not the Company, have full responsibility for such content, including its legality, reliability, accuracy, and appropriateness.

We are not responsible or liable to any third party for the content or accuracy of any User Contributions posted by you or any other user of the Website.

Monitoring and Enforcement; Termination

We have the right to:

  • Remove or refuse to post any User Contributions for any or no reason in our sole discretion.

  • Take any action with respect to any User Contribution that we deem necessary or appropriate in our sole discretion, including if we believe that such User Contribution violates the Terms of Use, including the Content Standards, infringes any intellectual property right or other right of any person or entity, threatens the personal safety of users of the Website or the public, or could create liability for the Company.

  • Disclose your identity or other information about you to any third party who claims that material posted by you violates their rights, including their intellectual property rights or their right to privacy.

  • Take appropriate legal action, including without limitation, referral to law enforcement, for any illegal or unauthorized use of the Website.

  • Terminate or suspend your access to all or part of the Website for any or no reason, including without limitation, any violation of these Terms of Use.

Without limiting the foregoing, we have the right to cooperate fully with any law enforcement authorities or court order requesting or directing us to disclose the identity or other information of anyone posting any materials on or through the Website. YOU WAIVE AND HOLD HARMLESS THE COMPANY AND ITS AFFILIATES, LICENSEES, AND SERVICE PROVIDERS FROM ANY CLAIMS RESULTING FROM ANY ACTION TAKEN BY THE COMPANY OR ANY OF THE FOREGOING PARTIES DURING, OR TAKEN AS A CONSEQUENCE OF, INVESTIGATIONS BY SUCH PARTIES OR LAW ENFORCEMENT AUTHORITIES.

However, we cannot review all material before it is posted on the Website, and cannot ensure prompt removal of all objectionable material after it has been posted. Accordingly, we assume no liability for any action or inaction regarding transmissions, communications, or content provided by any user or third party. We have no liability or responsibility to anyone for performance or nonperformance of the activities described in this section.

Content Standards

These content standards apply to any and all User Contributions and use of Interactive Services. User Contributions must in their entirety comply with all applicable federal, state, local, and international laws and regulations. Without limiting the foregoing, User Contributions must not:

  • Contain any material that is defamatory, obscene, indecent, abusive, offensive, harassing, violent, hateful, inflammatory, or otherwise objectionable.

  • Promote sexually explicit or pornographic material, violence, or discrimination based on race, sex, religion, nationality, disability, sexual orientation, or age.

  • Infringe any patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright, or other intellectual property or other rights of any other person.

  • Violate the legal rights (including the rights of publicity and privacy) of others or contain any material that could give rise to any civil or criminal liability under applicable laws or regulations or that otherwise may be in conflict with these Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy https://hostfactor.io/privacy-policy.

  • Be likely to deceive any person.

  • Promote any illegal activity, or advocate, promote, or assist any unlawful act.

  • Cause annoyance, inconvenience, or needless anxiety or be likely to upset, embarrass, alarm, or annoy any other person.

  • Impersonate any person, or misrepresent your identity or affiliation with any person or organization.

  • Involve commercial activities or sales, such as contests, sweepstakes, and other sales promotions, barter, or advertising.

  • Give the impression that they emanate from or are endorsed by us or any other person or entity, if this is not the case.

Copyright Infringement

If you believe that any User Contributions violate your copyright, please email copyright@hostfactor.io. It is the policy of the Company to terminate the user accounts of repeat infringers.

Reliance on Information Posted

The information presented on or through the Website is made available solely for general information purposes. We do not warrant the accuracy, completeness, or usefulness of this information. Any reliance you place on such information is strictly at your own risk. We disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by you or any other visitor to the Website, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.

This Website [may include/includes] content provided by third parties, including materials provided by other users, bloggers, and third-party licensors, syndicators, aggregators, and/or reporting Services. All statements and/or opinions expressed in these materials, and all articles and responses to questions and other content, other than the content provided by the Company, are solely the opinions and the responsibility of the person or entity providing those materials. These materials do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Company. We are not responsible, or liable to you or any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials provided by any third parties.

Changes to the Website

We may update the content on this Website from time to time, but its content is not necessarily complete or up-to-date. Any of the material on the Website may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.

Information About You and Your Visits to the Website

All information we collect on this Website is subject to our Privacy Policy https://hostfactor.io/privacy-policy. By using the Website, you consent to all actions taken by us with respect to your information in compliance with the Privacy Policy.

Linking to the Website and Social Media Features

You may link to our homepage, provided you do so in a way that is fair and legal and does not damage our reputation or take advantage of it, but you must not establish a link in such a way as to suggest any form of association, approval, or endorsement on our part without our express written consent.

This Website may provide certain social media features that enable you to:

  • Link from your own or certain third-party websites to certain content on this Website.

  • Send emails or other communications with certain content, or links to certain content, on this Website.

  • Cause limited portions of content on this Website to be displayed or appear to be displayed on your own or certain third-party websites.

You may use these features solely as they are provided by us and solely with respect to the content they are displayed with, and otherwise in accordance with any additional terms and conditions we provide with respect to such features. Subject to the foregoing, you must not:

  • Establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.

  • Cause the Website or portions of it to be displayed on, or appear to be displayed by, any other site, for example, framing, deep linking, or in-line linking.

  • Link to any part of the Website other than the homepage.

  • Otherwise take any action with respect to the materials on this Website that is inconsistent with any other provision of these Terms of Use.

The website from which you are linking, or on which you make certain content accessible, must comply in all respects with the Content Standards set out in these Terms of Use.

You agree to cooperate with us in causing any unauthorized framing or linking immediately to stop. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice.

We may disable all or any social media features and any links at any time without notice in our discretion.

Links from the Website

If the Website contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your convenience only. This includes links contained in advertisements, including banner advertisements and sponsored links. We have no control over the contents of those sites or resources and accept no responsibility for them or for any loss or damage that may arise from your use of them. If you decide to access any of the third-party websites linked to this Website, you do so entirely at your own risk and subject to the terms and conditions of use for such websites.

Geographic Restrictions

The owner of the Website is based in the State of California in the United States. We provide this Website for use only by persons located in the United States. We make no claims that the Website or any of its content is accessible or appropriate outside of the United States. Access to the Website may not be legal by certain persons or in certain countries. If you access the Website from outside the United States, you do so on your own initiative and are responsible for compliance with local laws.

Disclaimer of Warranties

You understand that we cannot and do not guarantee or warrant that files available for downloading from the internet or the Website will be free of viruses or other destructive code. You are responsible for implementing sufficient procedures and checkpoints to satisfy your particular requirements for anti-virus protection and accuracy of data input and output, and for maintaining a means external to our site for any reconstruction of any lost data.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOSS OR DAMAGE CAUSED BY A DISTRIBUTED DENIAL-OF-SERVICE ATTACK, VIRUSES, OR OTHER TECHNOLOGICALLY HARMFUL MATERIAL THAT MAY INFECT YOUR COMPUTER EQUIPMENT, COMPUTER PROGRAMS, DATA, OR OTHER PROPRIETARY MATERIAL DUE TO YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE OR TO YOUR DOWNLOADING OF ANY MATERIAL POSTED ON IT, OR ON ANY WEBSITE LINKED TO IT.

YOUR USE OF THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE IS AT YOUR OWN RISK. THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, AND ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE ARE PROVIDED ON AN "AS IS" AND "AS AVAILABLE" BASIS, WITHOUT ANY WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, EITHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED. NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANY PERSON ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY MAKES ANY WARRANTY OR REPRESENTATION WITH RESPECT TO THE COMPLETENESS, SECURITY, RELIABILITY, QUALITY, ACCURACY, OR AVAILABILITY OF THE WEBSITE. WITHOUT LIMITING THE FOREGOING, NEITHER THE COMPANY NOR ANYONE ASSOCIATED WITH THE COMPANY REPRESENTS OR WARRANTS THAT THE WEBSITE, ITS CONTENT, OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL BE ACCURATE, RELIABLE, ERROR-FREE, OR UNINTERRUPTED, THAT DEFECTS WILL BE CORRECTED, THAT OUR SITE OR THE SERVER THAT MAKES IT AVAILABLE ARE FREE OF VIRUSES OR OTHER HARMFUL COMPONENTS, OR THAT THE WEBSITE OR ANY SERVICES OR ITEMS OBTAINED THROUGH THE WEBSITE WILL OTHERWISE MEET YOUR NEEDS OR EXPECTATIONS.

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, THE COMPANY HEREBY DISCLAIMS ALL WARRANTIES OF ANY KIND, WHETHER EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, STATUTORY, OR OTHERWISE, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO ANY WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, NON-INFRINGEMENT, AND FITNESS FOR PARTICULAR PURPOSE.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY WARRANTIES THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Limitation on Liability

TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PROVIDED BY LAW, IN NO EVENT WILL THE COMPANY, ITS AFFILIATES, OR THEIR LICENSORS, SERVICE PROVIDERS, EMPLOYEES, AGENTS, OFFICERS, OR DIRECTORS BE LIABLE FOR DAMAGES OF ANY KIND, UNDER ANY LEGAL THEORY, ARISING OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH YOUR USE, OR INABILITY TO USE, THE WEBSITE, ANY WEBSITES LINKED TO IT, ANY CONTENT ON THE WEBSITE OR SUCH OTHER WEBSITES, INCLUDING ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, INCIDENTAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, OR PUNITIVE DAMAGES, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO, PERSONAL INJURY, PAIN AND SUFFERING, EMOTIONAL DISTRESS, LOSS OF REVENUE, LOSS OF PROFITS, LOSS OF BUSINESS OR ANTICIPATED SAVINGS, LOSS OF USE, LOSS OF GOODWILL, LOSS OF DATA, AND WHETHER CAUSED BY TORT ( INCLUDING NEGLIGENCE), BREACH OF CONTRACT, OR OTHERWISE, EVEN IF FORESEEABLE.

The limitation of liability set out above does not apply to liability resulting from our gross negligence or willful misconduct.

THE FOREGOING DOES NOT AFFECT ANY LIABILITY THAT CANNOT BE EXCLUDED OR LIMITED UNDER APPLICABLE LAW.

Indemnification

You agree to defend, indemnify, and hold harmless the Company, its affiliates, licensors, and service providers, and its and their respective officers, directors, employees, contractors, agents, licensors, suppliers, successors, and assigns from and against any claims, liabilities, damages, judgments, awards, losses, costs, expenses, or fees (including reasonable attorneys' fees) arising out of or relating to your violation of these Terms of Use or your use of the Website, including, but not limited to, your User Contributions, any use of the Website's content, Services, and products other than as expressly authorized in these Terms of Use, or your use of any information obtained from the Website.

[]{#bookmark=id.2w5ecyt .anchor}**Governing Law and Jurisdiction

All matters relating to the Website and these Terms of Use, and any dispute or claim arising therefrom or related thereto (in each case, including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by and construed in accordance with the internal laws of the State of California without giving effect to any choice or conflict of law provision or rule (whether of the State of California or any other jurisdiction).

Any legal suit, action, or proceeding arising out of, or related to, these Terms of Use or the Website shall be instituted exclusively in the federal courts of the United States or the courts of the State of California, in each case located in the County of Los Angeles, although we retain the right to bring any suit, action, or proceeding against you for breach of these Terms of Use in your country of residence or any other relevant jurisdiction. You waive any and all objections to the exercise of jurisdiction over you by such courts and to venue in such courts.

Arbitration

At Company's sole discretion, it may require You to submit any disputes arising from these Terms of Use or use of the Website, including disputes arising from or concerning their interpretation, violation, invalidity, non-performance, or termination, to final and binding arbitration under the Rules of Arbitration of the American Arbitration Association applying California law.

Limitation on Time to File Claims

ANY CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM YOU MAY HAVE ARISING OUT OF OR RELATING TO THESE TERMS OF USE OR THE WEBSITE MUST BE COMMENCED WITHIN ONE (1) YEAR AFTER THE CAUSE OF ACTION ACCRUES; OTHERWISE, SUCH CAUSE OF ACTION OR CLAIM IS PERMANENTLY BARRED.

Waiver and Severability

No waiver by the Company of any term or condition set out in these Terms of Use shall be deemed a further or continuing waiver of such term or condition or a waiver of any other term or condition, and any failure of the Company to assert a right or provision under these Terms of Use shall not constitute a waiver of such right or provision.

If any provision of these Terms of Use is held by a court or other tribunal of competent jurisdiction to be invalid, illegal, or unenforceable for any reason, such provision shall be eliminated or limited to the minimum extent such that the remaining provisions of the Terms of Use will continue in full force and effect.

Entire Agreement

The Terms of Use and our Privacy Policy constitute the sole and entire agreement between you and Host Factor regarding the Website and supersede all prior and contemporaneous understandings, agreements, representations, and warranties, both written and oral, regarding the Website.

Your Comments and Concerns

This website is operated by Host Factor, LLC, a California limited liability corporation doing business at 1009 North Pacific Avenue #4689, Glendale, California 91222.

All notices of copyright infringement claims should be sent to the copyright agent designated in these Terms in the manner and by the means set out herein.

All other feedback, comments, requests for technical support, and other communications relating to the Website should be directed to: support@hostfactor.io.

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