Terms And Conditions

This Registration Agreement ("Agreement") sets forth the terms and conditions of your use of AccentDomains LLC, a Colorado corporation, hereafter "AccentDomains", "AccentDomains.com", "the site", "Registrar" or "Domain Name Registrar" or the like. To use AccentDomains.com's services, you must read and agree to be bound by all terms and conditions of this Agreement. You acknowledge that you have read, understand and agree to the terms in this Agreement. You agree that AccentDomains.com may update these terms of service to amend terms, conditions, and policies governing the use and operations of AccentDomains.com.

AccentDomains.com is an accredited registrar with the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN"). We will abide by the ICANN Transfer Dispute Resolution Policy (http://www.icann.org/en/transfers/dispute-policy-12jul04.htm) , as well as our own Dispute Policy (http://www.accentdomains.com/disputepolicy.aspx).
  1. Fees. In return for providing domain registrations, renewals and other products and services, you agree to pay AccentDomains.com at the time of rendered services in the form of credit card or previously funded "Account Balance". AccentDomains.com will not accept payment in the form of check, money order, cash, wire transfer or anything other than credit card or "Account Balance". Should AccentDomains.com determine remedies be needed for payment, your services will be subject to immediate cancellation without notice of any domains registered on your behalf, cancellation of specific services, products or reports, as well as eventual account termination.
  2. Domain Name Renewals. When you register a domain it is "Registered" with the appropriate registry for the amount of time determined by the "Term", which is how much time (specifically years), and you agree and understand that your domain is subject to annual renewals and you must keep your registration current otherwise the domain will be allowed to expire. Should you fail to renew a domain manually or automatically, AccentDomains.com is not held responsible. Likewise, AccentDomains.com is subject to varying yearly domain registration / renewal fees and renewal will not be guaranteed at the same rate you initially registered a domain for.
  3. Term of Agreement; Modifications. AccentDomains.com reserves the right to update this Agreement from time to time to reflect new changes, policies and restrictions on domain registrations as described by the corresponding Registries, and or ICANN.
  4. Dispute Policy. While registering a domain name with AccentDomains.com you agree to our Dispute Policy http://www.accentdomains.com/disputepolicy.aspx and we will not be held liable for disputes that do not go in the favor of the client.
  5. Transfer of Domain Names. AccentDomains.com will transfer domains to and or from your account with other AccentDomains.com customers and other ICANN accredited registrars as well. AccentDomains specifically employs advanced "locking" functionality for preventing theft, fraud, or accidental transfer or misuse of your domain names. AccentDomains will fairly abide by it's contracts with you with regards to your wishes to transfer a domain away, and will work to transfer domains into AccentDomains.com on an equal basis.
  6. Breach of Agreement. You agree that in breach of this agreement, or any part thereof, that the following remedies may be made: i.) Any domains registered at AccentDomains.com in conflict with this agreement may be cancelled as per our terms of this agreement. ii.) Under most likely situations we will put a suspension on a domain registration or service that is found in conflict, however we reserve the right to employ i. above. iii.) AccentDomains.com may correct any mistakes made on your part with regards to your domain registrations and information provided within them.

    Upon certain breaches of this agreement AccentDomains.com will provide via email a summary of your breach and recommended actions. You will be given 10 days to provide support, evidence and proof of your case, at which time we will review all the facts. If you are still found in breach after 10 days, AccentDomains will take actions specifically determined in this agreement.

    Termination of accounts or services can happen without justified reason, based on the sole discretion of AccentDomains.com.
  7. Use of your Information. Your information will be used to provide domain registration services, security services and support to you and your domain name. AccentDomains.com reserves the right to send mail / email to you per your registration services to notify you of critical issues with your domains, services or products that may lead to further problems on your behalf. AccentDomains.com also provides you the ability to control what information will be sent to you from our company during the period we are providing domain registration services.

    We publish a Privacy Policy which provides more details on personal data, how it is collected and will be used. Registered Name Holders agree to the terms of the privacy policy for every domain name registered, and how such information can and will be used. Any third parties registering domain names (Registered Agents) will represent this to any third-party whose personal data have been supplied in order to manage said domain names on their behalf.
  8. Provisions specific to specific TLD Registrations.

    1. .Com and .Net Registrations. You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless the .COM .and NET Registry Operator, VeriSign, Inc., and its directors, officers, employees, agents, and affiliates from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses arising out of or relating to the Registered Name holder's domain name registration.
  9. Registrar's Deletion and Auto-Renewal Policies. The process for deleting domains that have been unpaid are as follows... On the day following a domain names expiration, the domain will be auto-renewed by the registrar for a period of one year. The registrant of said domain will be given no less than 30 days, no more than 45 days to pay for the renewal. If renewal on said domain is not paid within this timeframe, the domain will be subject to deletion at the registry, or will be maintained by another registrant wishing to take over control of said domain.

    As the registrar of a deleted domain, registrar takes zero liability for domains that were allowed to expire due to user error, non-payment, credit card on file being out of date or over balance. Registrar will provide ample notification to user about potential domain name expirations, but is not liable in situations where a domain is allowed to expire, and not renewed for a period of 35 days beyond the domain's expiration date. Registrar will not be responsible for delivery of email and is not liable for email lost due to Registered Domain Holder's email client or email provider and how these companies and programs deliver email.
  10. Redemption Grace Period Recovery. For any domain that enters Redemption Grace Period (a.k.a "Pending Delete - Restorable"), there will be a cost associated with the recovery of such domain. The cost to remove a domain from RGP is $85 per domain that is recovered once the domain has entered this stage. Any domain that reaches Pending Delete will be irretrievable.
  11. Registered Name Holder Representations and Warranties.

    You represent that all information you submit to AccentDomains.com is factually correct, and understand that providing false information with regards to domain registrations is considered a breach of contract with the sponsoring registry.

    1. Accurate Information.

      You warrant that all information submitted about your domain registration will contain accurate and up-to-date information such as full name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, fax number, if available the registered name holder, authorized person for contact person and if necessary organization or corporation name responsible for said domain registration.
    2. Failure to Update Information.

      A registered name holder's failure to promptly update inaccurate or unreliable information, or its failure to respond for over ten (10) calendar days to inquiries shall constitute a material breach of this agreement and is basis for cancellation of said domain names.
    3. Third Party Owners.

      Any registered name holder that licenses use of a domain name to a third party is the registered agent and the registered name holder of said domain. The registered agent is responsible for providing it's own contact information, providing accurate information and making updates as required in the terms of registration (this document.) A registered name holder licensing use of said domain shall accept liability for harm caused by wrongful use of the registered name, unless it promptly discloses the current contact information provided by the licensee to a party providing reasonable evidence of actionable harm. You represent that you have obtained conscent from any third parties to register a domain on their behalf before registering a domain name with AccentDomains LLC.
    4. Legal Rights to Domains.

      The registered name holder represents, to the best of the registered name holder's knowledge and belief, neither the registration of the Registered Name, nor the manner in which it is directly or indirectly used, infringes on the legal rights of any third party.
    5. Legal Jurisdiction.

      Disputes concerning or arising from the use of a registered domain name, the registered domain name holder shall submit, without prejudice to other potentially applicable jurisdictions, to the jurisdiction of the courts (1) of the Registered Name Holder's domicile and (2) where the Registrar is located in Denver, Colorado, USA.
    6. ICANN Adopted Specifications or Policies.

      Registered Name Holder agrees that the registration of any domain name shall be subject to suspension, cancellation, or transfer pursuant to any ICANN adopted specifications or policies (1) to correct mistakes by Registrar or the Registry Operator in registering the name or (2) for the resolution of disputes concerning the Registered Name(s).
    7. Registrant Rights and Responsibilities.

      The Registrant must comply with all applicable terms and conditions, policies and procedures set by ICANN and summarized on ICANN's website: http://www.icann.org/en/registrars/registrant-rights-responsibilities-en.htm.
    8. Indemnity.

      You agree to indemnify, defend and hold harmless AccentDomains, it's officers directors, officers, employees, agents and affiliates from any claims, damages, liabilities, costs and expenses, including reasonable legal fees and expenses arising out of or relating to the Registered Name holder's domain name registration. By entering this agreement you agree that AccentDomains.com, at it's sole discretion, may take whatever actions are necessary with regards to the modification, assignment and control of your domain and or other products and services it offers. AccentDomains is not responsible for domains that are allowed to expire or transfer to other registrars outside of AccentDomains.
    9. Your Consent To Uphold This Agreement.

      You agree to uphold the terms in this agreement and any future changes to this agreement. Failure to do so may result in termination of services, and or termination of your account.
  12. Assignment. You shall not give, bargain, sell, assign, sub-let or otherwise dispose of this Agreement or any part thereof or the benefit or advantage of the Agreement of any part thereof without the prior consent in writing from the Seller.
  13. Governing Law; Jurisdiction. This Agreement shall be governed by the laws of the state of Colorado, U.S.A., without reference to its choice of law rules. The parties agree that the forum for dispute resolution under this Agreement shall be located exclusively in the courts of the state of Denver, Colorado, U.S.A. The parties specifically exclude the United Nations Convention of Contracts for the International Sale of Goods and the Uniform Computer Information Transactions Act from application to this Agreement.
This document is considered a legally binding contract once digitally signed/accepted during purchase or modification of any domain name or service on the AccentDomains.com website.

Related Documents: Registrars Dispute Policy and Privacy Policy

Revised: 11/21/2012
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