StarTost provides web hosting to clients worldwide, and we have a responsibility to protect each client and to provide the best services available. StarTost Provides Various Services, all clients of StarTost are subject to the following Policies
Examples of unacceptable material include: IRC Bots, Proxy Scripts, Anonymizers, Pirated Software, Warez, image hosting only sites that do not host an actual domain/normal website content, Escrow, High-Yield Interest Programs(HYIP), Bank Debentures ,Livechat/Chat Scripts,Download sites(Pirated softwares), Bank Debenture Trading Programs, and Prime Banks Programs, lottery sites, muds, rpg’s, hate sites,Facebook Bots,Instagram bots (Social Networking Related Bots), hacker focused sites/DDOS Programs/archives/programs,testing environments (Storing your Website Projects), sites promoting illegal activities,Flash Games or Online Gaming Sites,Movie’s,MP3 Songs,File hosting. No refunds will be given.
We reserve the right to refuse service to anyone. Any material that in our judgment that is obscene or threatening is prohibited and will be removed from our servers with or without notice. Failure to respond to email from our abuse department within 48 hours may result in the suspension or termination of your services. If in doubt regarding the acceptability of your site or service, please contact us and we will be happy to assist you. No refunds will be given. In case of any Website/Shared Hosting/Reseller Hosting using High Resource/Usage or which is not suitable for our Environment, we have rights to Cancel those orders.
All the Shared Environment Plans are only for Average Usage,You need to consider Upgrading your Plans as per the Websites Usage.
You shall agree to use only licensed and legal third party softwares in connection with your use of our services. StarTost reserves the right to suspend or cancel a customer’s access to any or all services provided, at any time, or when StarTost decides that the account has been inappropriately used or otherwise.
Potential harm to minors is strictly forbidden, including but not limited to child pornography or content perceived to be child pornography (Lolita). Any site found to host child pornography or linking to child pornography will be terminated immediately without notice. We will also report this to the appropriate authorities. No refunds will be given.
You are not allowed to create hosting with free domains like .tk .ga .ml .cf and other free domains.The numbers of abuse cases are increased with the use of free domains. If you want to host free domain you need to get approval from our abuse/security team.
Hosting Courier Site’s are not allowed under our server.If hosted and notified by our Team We will suspend it. For unsuspension client he/she should send us the Company Registration proof,Identity Proof Provided by the Government After verification we will unsuspend the account. Failure of providing proof within the timeframe will held in service cancellation and no refunds.
U.S. export control regulations forbid trade and impose economic sanctions and embargoes against certain targeted geographic regions, countries, and governments including: Iran, Cuba and Syria. So Hosting Accounts which Such TLD Are not allowed and it will be blocked.
Every cPanel will be allocated with 100% CPU,RAM : Upto 1GB,IO & IOPS : Upto 1 GB.In Shared environment the sites should maintain the resource under the limit and MySQL query timing should not take long to process.If any accounts using morethan the fair usage policy will be suspended and we can give single IP Address access for optimization and no Refund will be given.
Uptime The uptime of a server is defined as the reported uptime from the operating system of the server which may differ from the uptime reported by individual services.StarTost cannot 100% gaurantee the uptime status of any server for many factors which may include but not limited to updates to software, malicious or intentional activities, hardware failure, acts of God defined as conditions beyond our (StarTost and/or our vendors that provide equipement or services to us) control that interupts services at a facility.
Websites/Servers Down Due to Firewall IP Block Caused by Failed Login Attempts/Excess number of connections from Particular IP are not covered under the Uptime gurantee.
Any service interruptions or downtime due to scheduled maintenance by StarTost or our network providers will not count towards the uptime guarantee. StarTost is not liable in any way for failure of third party services.
StarTost will not be liable for failure or delay in performing its obligations if such failure or delay is due to circumstances beyond its reasonable control, including but not limited to acts of any governmental body, war, insurrection, sabotage, embargo, fire, flood, strike or other labour disturbance, interruption of or delay in transportation, unavailability of, interruption or delay in telecommunications or third party services (including DNS propagation), failure of third party software or hardware or inability to obtain raw materials, supplies or power used in or equipment needed for provision of the Services.
Mailing Policy and Limits: Sending Bulk mails are not allowed on our server,Per cPanel account can send 150 Mails Per Hour. If any accounts seems to be spamming it will be suspended with or without any notice.Doing Bulk Mails needs VPS/Dedicated Servers for your Purpose.There will be no refund offered incase of any spamming issue caused due to your services’s.
All services provided by StarTost may be used for lawful purposes only. Examples of unacceptable material include: IRC Bots, Proxy Scripts, Anonymizers, Pirated Software, Warez, image hosting only sites that do not host an actual domain/normal website content, Escrow, High-Yield Interest Programs(HYIP), Bank Debentures ,Livechat/Chat Scripts,Download sites(Pirated softwares), Bank Debenture Trading Programs, and Prime Banks Programs, lottery sites, muds, rpg’s, hate sites,Facebook Bots,Instagram bots (Social Networking Related Bots), hacker focused sites/archives/programs, sites promoting illegal activities,Flash Games or Online Gaming Sites,Movie’s,MP3 Songs,File hosting. No refunds will be given.
Resellers: we will suspend the site in question and will notify you so you may terminate the account. We will further monitor your activity; more than one infraction of this type may result in the immediate termination of your account. No refunds will be given.
Direct customers: Your services will be terminated with or without notice. Violations will be reported to the appropriate law enforcement agency. No refunds will be given.
It is your responsibility to ensure that scripts/programs installed under your account are secure and permissions of directories are set properly, regardless of installation method. When at all possible, set permissions on most directories to 755 or as restrictive as possible.
At this time we offer Monthly,Quaterly,Semi-Annually,Annually, According to the Hosting Plans.We do offer our Customers with an 7 days Moneyback Gurantee So you can use the service at risk free.
Our Refund Policy
All service renewal bills are generated according to the dates they were first activated on. As per the System settings The service will be suspended on the 5th day from the due date and terminated on 8th day from the due date.Late Fee of 3$ Will be added to your invoice incase if you didn’t made the payment before the Suspension.The late fee should be paid by you to get your service re-activated.
Shared Hosting Packages You are not allowed to use the hosting for Backup Storage,File Hosting/File Sharing/Image Hosting, You are not allowed to Store any Personal Zip files or backup of your files as an Zip in the server.The hosting should contains only the Files used by the Website scripts.
In Shared/Reseller Environment You are not allowed to Keep Mails more than 2 GB of space per cPanel.If you need space for Email You can upgrade your account to Email Hosting Plans GSuite or VPS
Reseller clients of StarTost are responsible for supporting their clients.StarTost do offer only limited support for Resellers Clients. If a Resellers client contacts us, we reserve the right to place the client account on hold until the Reseller can assume their responsibility for their client. All support requests must be made by the Reseller on their clients behalf for security purposes. Resellers are also responsible for all content stored or transmitted under their reseller account and the actions of their clients.StarTost will hold any reseller responsible for any of their clients actions that violate the law or StarTost Terms of Service / FUP Policies / .If any Reseller account involved in doing Resource abuse or Unacceptable content abuse’s StarTost has rights to block the total Reseller since the accounts should maintain under the fair usage policy.Reseller’s are responsible for their clients how the accounts are being hosted.
Providing Free hosting is not allowed for any Reseller’s.If provided the account will be Suspended and no refunds will be given. We will be terminating all the account under the WHM.
Shared Hosting and Reseller Hosting Hosting Plans Customers should run their/their clients Websites As per the Policies Defined. All your sites will be hosted in Shared Environment so every cPanel you are hosted will have only limited Resource Allocated.We have rights to suspend/terminate the cPanel/Account in question with/without Notice which is involved in Resource Abuses like CPU,RAM,MYSQL,IO,IOPS,EP
As its an Shared Environment Other Websites/Reseller’s Clients websites will also be hosted on the server so if any domains/account Violating the FUP/TOS/CPU Resources We will Suspend/Block the HTTP Access of the site in question with/without notice to stablize the Server
You can able to host only average Traffic Websites in shared Environment in shared environment.incase of any High Traffic sites you should consider hiring an VPS/Dedicated Servers as per your website requirement.
We take a zero tolerance stance against sending of unsolicited e-mail, bulk emailing, and spam. “Safe lists” and purchased lists will be treated as spam. Any user who sends out spam will have their account terminated with or without notice.Sites advertised via SPAM (Spamvertised) may not be hosted on our servers. This provision includes, but is not limited to SPAM sent via fax, email, instant messaging, or usenet/newsgroups. No organization or entity listed in the ROKSO may be hosted on our servers. Any account which results in our IP space being blacklisted will be immediately suspended and/or terminated.Startost reserves the right to require changes or disable as necessary any web site, account, database, or other component that does not comply with its established policies, or to make any such modifications in an emergency at its sole discretion.
User may not: a) Use 20% or more of system resources for longer then 90 seconds. There are numerous activities that could cause such problems; these include: CGI scripts, FTP, PHP, HTTP,MySQL etc. b) Run stand-alone, unattended server-side processes at any point in time on the server. This includes any and all daemons, such as IRCD. c) Run any type of web spider or indexer (including Google Cash / AdSpy) on shared servers. d) Run any software that interfaces with an IRC (Internet Relay Chat) network. e) Run any bit torrent application, tracker, or client. You may link to legal torrents off-site, but may not host or store them on our shared servers. f) Participate in any file-sharing/peer-to-peer activities g) Run any gaming servers such as counter-strike, half-life, battlefield1942, etc h) Run cron entries with intervals of less than 15 minutes. i) When using PHP include functions for including a local file, include the local file rather than the URL. Instead of include(“http://yourdomain.com/include.php”) use include(“include.php”) j) Any accounts that is created without updating the nameserver or with out a DNS records Pointing to our servers will be removed with or without Notice.
Your use of this service is at your sole risk. Our backup service is provided to you as a courtesy.StarTost performs weekly backups of shared and reseller servers; however, these backups are forStarTost’s administrative purposes only, and are in NO WAY GUARANTEED! Customers are responsible for maintaining their own backups on their own personal computers. StarTost does not provide any sort of compensation for lost or incomplete data in the event that backups do not function properly (even if the malfunction was due to negligence onStarTost’s part). We will do our best to ensure complete and accurate backups, but assume no responsibility for this duty. Always backup your site contents to your personal computer! We make no guarantees about the availability of backups.Suspended accounts Backups will not be added to Weekly Queue and JetPack will perform backups for account Only under Limit 3.5GB Per cPanel.Terminated/Orphan accounts backup will be available in the server only until the next backup jobs runs,Server will clean the terminated/orphan account backups once the backup job has been started to free up the space.Backup job will run weekly once.If your Service has been terminated because of Payment Overdue we are not responsbile for your data’s as its your responsibility to do the payment in time.You agree to take full responsibility for files and data transferred and to maintain all appropriate backup of files and data stored onStarTost servers.Our backup system will generate backups only for accounts which is below or equal to 3GB Per cPanel.
BACKUP RESTORE The backup restore service are not included in your Hosting Fees and hence there will be some Restoration fee for any restoration requested in any event if you want us to restore your webiste from our weekly backup respository. The admin fees & Bandwidth charges are payable immediately and are non-refundable. We cannot guarantee the integrity of the backup on our weekly backup repository. Backups will not be provided for accounts that have been suspended or terminated for any reason unless otherwise agreed to in writing by StarTost.
Startost reserves the right to cancel, suspend, terminate or otherwise restrict access to the account at any time with or without notice incase of any FUP/TOS/AUP Violation’s.Misbehavior with our Support Staff Over any Medium like Whatsapp,Telegram,Livechat,Support tickets or any other communication like talking abusive words/bad words will Result in Service Suspension/Termination/Cancellation & Account closure.No Refund will be Offered. Customer need to Pay Penalty to get their Data’S Backup if needed.
Discounts and coupon codes are reserved for first-time accounts or first-time customers only and may not be used towards the purchase of a domain registration unless otherwise specified. If you have signed up using a particular domain, you may not resign up for that domain using another coupon at a later date. Any account found in violation of these policies will be reviewed by our sales department and the appropriate invoices will be added to the account. Coupon abuse will not be tolerated and may result in the suspension or termination of the account.
Any Software License purchased fromStarTost Should be used only on our Servers.Using of License in another server which does not belongs toStarTost Will lead to License suspension/termination and No Refunds will be offered.
All the WHMCS License offered by us should be used only on our servers.As per the WHMCS Agreement we are not allowed to sell/give license to other servers.Incase of violation license will be cancelled and no refunds will be given
Free WHMCS License must be used only on our servers incase of violation the free license will be subjected to cancellation and no refunds for the orders.
Startost shall not be responsible for any damages your business may suffer.StarTost makes no warranties of any kind, expressed or implied for services we provide.StarTost disclaims any warranty or merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. This includes loss of data resulting from delays, no deliveries, wrong delivery, and any and all service interruptions caused byStarTost and its employees.Startost has rights to Change the Terms of Service/Refund Policy/Pricing of Plans anytime with or without Notice.All customers would be bound by the newest terms published on the website.