DOMAIN REGISTRATIONS - TERMS AND AGREEMENT

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The following terms and conditions apply when you register domain names with Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.):

1. You must have the right to use the name and by registering you confirm to us that you have that right.

2. By registering a name you agree to keep Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) and its directors fully and effectively indemnified at all times and indemnify Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) and its directors accordingly against all costs, claims, liabilities actions and expenses arising directly or indirectly through your choice and use of the domain name or by any breach by you of your obligations contained herein.

3. You may register a domain name on behalf of somebody else (if you are an Internet Service Provider for example) and you may charge them what you like for your services. You may not register a name without the permission and the knowledge of its final user and then sell it to them. Breach of this term will result in cancellation of the registration.

4. If you register a domain name on behalf of somebody else (a client for example) and you are registered on the /database as a billing contact, Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) will first seek payment from you, but if you do not pay the fees for whatever reason Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) will have the right to recover the fees from the client.

5. The initial registration is for one year for .com, .net, .org and .co.za domains and two years for all other domains, from the date of application for registration. Thereafter, the registration may be renewed for further periods.

6. You may surrender the registration of the domain name by notice in writing to Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.).

7. Once the domain name and your full details have been entered in the /database no refund will be payable by Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.).

8. Domain names are registered on a first come, first served basis.

9. There is no guarantee that a domain name applied for has been entered on Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.)'s /database until you receive confirmation of registration. You are advised not to take any action in respect of the registration of the domain name before you have received confirmation and you know that full payment has been made.

Acceptance of names is at the discretion of Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.). Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) may not accept a name for registration if:
-it is currently registered
-it is on the list of reserved words (this list is not available for public scrutiny)
-it is obscene or otherwise deemed to be unsuitable

11. Payment must be made within the period stated on the invoice for the name, or name service will be discontinued. Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) reserves the right to charge for resumption of domain name service. If Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) does not receive payment the domain name will be deleted from the /database and may be made available for registration to the public.

12. Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) will not refund the Customer for any domain name if the renewal or registration fee has already been paid to the relevant registrar.

13. If the registrant of a domain name changes, the new registrant must re-register the name and pay the full registration fee.

14. Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) may cancel the registration or suspend the name service of a domain name in exceptional circumstances such as the application of the order of a Court, the use of the name for illegal purposes or where a domain name could cause technical problems on the Internet.

15. Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) will use its reasonable endeavours to ensure the maintenance of domain name records and services. In no circumstances will Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) be liable for any consequential losses. The only liabilities accepted by Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) are those expressly specified in these terms and conditions.

16. Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) does not accept any responsibility for the use of any Domain Name on the Register of Domain Names and in particular for any conflict with trade marks, registered or unregistered, or with rights to names in other contexts. Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) will not be held liable for any disputes arising out of domain name registrations or hosting on behalf of The Customer.

17. The Applicant warrants to Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) that the details submitted by the Applicant to Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) are true and correct, and that future additions or alterations to those details will be true and correct.

18. Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) may from time to time change the registrar that a domain is held with. The Customer agrees to allow Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) to do so as it sees fit and without notice.

19. The Customer shall at all times comply with the terms and conditions for the registration of domain names published by the relevant naming authority and generally to the terms and conditions of any such authority having similar force and to which the client may become subject as a result of services provided by Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.).

20. The Customer acknowledges that, whilst Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) shall use its reasonable endeavours to successfully register the requested domain name, Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) shall not be obliged to accept any request to register or continue to process any registration of a domain name.

21. The obligations of Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) in relation to the domain name registration shall be limited to forwarding the application to the relevant naming authority, providing reasonable administration services in relation to the application and notifying the result of the application within a reasonable period after communication from the authority. Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) will use reasonable endeavours to notify you of any renewal dates however Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) accepts no liability for any use or retention of any domain name which is registered.

22. Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) makes no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) of any kind (and they are expressly disclaimed) with respect to availability or likelihood of successful registration of any domain name.

23. The Customer shall check the domain name as reported on any of Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.)'s documents sent to the Customer, such as the invoice, customer information sheet or otherwise, is spelt correctly. In the event of any error, the Customer should notify Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) promptly and in any event within 24 hours of receiving such document.

free domain name registration.

Your free domain registration is provided with the clear assumption that you intend to host with Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) for the foreseeable future. If your intention is to just use our free policy to get your domain registered and then immediately cancel your hosting account then we will not pay for your registration. In the case that the money-back guarantee option is used, the domain name registration must be paid to us per year per domain name

If, however you do have a legitimate reason for cancelling your account immediately, then we will review it on the merits and pay for your registration in good faith.

Our hosting and free registration is sold as a bundled package and cannot be separated, i.e. we will not pay for your registration if it is not combined with any of our hosting accounts. The domain name registration will remain free for the entire period that you host with Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.).

Plutus™ Internet Services Pty (Ltd.) will not tolerate any intended abuse of our free registration policy. Any such abuse will result in the immediate termination of your account and Service Agreement.