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Please read these Web Hosting Terms carefully, as they set out our and your legal rights and obligations in relation to our web hosting services. You should print a copy of these Web Hosting Terms for future reference. We will not file a copy specifically in relation to you, and they may not be accessible on our website in future.
If you have any questions or complaints about these Web Hosting Terms or our services, please contact us.
This page (together with the documents referred to in it) tells you information about us and the legal terms and conditions ("Terms") on which we supply any services ("Services") listed on our website ("our site") to you.
Please read these Terms carefully and make sure that you understand them, before ordering any Services from our site. Please note that by ordering any of our Services, you agree to be bound by these Terms and the other documents expressly referred to in it.
If you refuse to accept these Terms, you will not be able to order any Services from our site.
You should print a copy of these Terms for future reference.
We amend these Terms from time to time as set out in clause 6. Every time you wish to order Services, please check these Terms to ensure you understand the terms which will apply at that time.
8.1 For the purpose of this Contract, "Intellectual Property Rights" shall mean all patents, rights to inventions, utility models, copyright and related rights, trade marks, service marks, trade, business and domain names, rights in trade dress or get-up, rights in goodwill or to sue for passing off, rights in designs, rights in computer software, database rights, moral rights, rights in confidential information (including know-how and trade secrets) and any other intellectual property rights, whether registered or unregistered and including all applications for and renewals or extensions of such rights.
8.2 You retain all Intellectual Property Rights in the software and materials that you provide to us and you grant us a licence to such Intellectual Property Rights to the extent required for us to perform our obligations pursuant to this Contract.
8.3 All Intellectual Property Rights in any works arising in connection with the performance of the Services by us (the "Works") shall be our property, and we hereby grant to you a non-exclusive licence to such Intellectual Property Rights for the sole purpose of receiving the benefit of the Services.
9.1 In the unlikely event that there is any defect with the Services:
9.1.1 please contact us through the helpdesk or via email and tell us as soon as reasonably possible (including details of your name, the respective domain name and server);
9.1.2 please give us a reasonable opportunity to repair or fix any defect; and
9.1.3 we will use every effort to repair or fix the defect as soon as reasonably practicable and, in any event, within 1 working day.
You will not have to pay for us to repair or fix a defect with the Services under this clause 9.1.
9.2 If you are a consumer, you have legal rights in relation to Services not carried out with reasonable skill and care, or if the materials we use are faulty or not as described. Advice about your legal rights is available from your local Citizens' Advice Bureau or Trading Standards office. Nothing in these Terms will affect these legal rights.
11.1 You can only pay for the Services using a debit or credit card, PayPal or Bank Transfer. We accept the following cards: Visa, MasterCard, American Express.
11.2 Payment for the Services is in advance and may be made (i) monthly or (ii) annually, as specified in the Order Confirmation. We will not charge your debit card or credit card until we send you an Order Confirmation.
11.3 If you fail to make any payment due to us under this Contract by the due date (plus 7 days) then, without limiting our remedies under clause 11, you shall pay a fixed late fee on the overdue amount at whichever is the greater of 3% or £5. You shall pay the penalty charge interest together with the overdue amount.
11.4 Adding your card to file authorises us to auto bill you on your due date. You can manage this via your client area.
11.5 We use Stripe to process card payments. When you use our card payment system you confirm that you are permitting us to initiate a payment or series of payments on your behalf. You confirm that we may either take payments as a one-off or on a recurring basis as indicated on our payment page. You confirm that the payment amount will be determined by reference to our charges at the time as described on your invoice.
13.1 Other than as set out in these Terms, neither party shall have any further obligation to the other under a Contract after its termination.
13.2 Any provision of these Terms which expressly or by implication is intended to come into or continue in force on or after termination of a Contract shall remain in full force and effect.
13.3 Termination of a Contract, for any reason, shall not affect the accrued rights, remedies, obligations or liabilities of the parties existing at termination.
13.4 If a Contract is terminated pursuant to clause 12.2 or by you pursuant to clause 12.1:
13.4.1 we will promptly provide to you an electronic copy of the Hosted Materials; and
13.4.2 we will provide such assistance as is reasonably requested by you to transfer the hosting of the Hosted Materials to you or another service provider, subject to payment of our reasonable expenses.
This clause 14 only applies if you are a business customer.
This clause 15 only applies if you are a consumer.
16.1 You shall indemnify us against all liabilities, costs, expenses, damages and losses (including any direct, indirect or consequential losses, loss of profit, loss of reputation and all interest, penalties and legal and other reasonable professional costs and expenses) suffered or incurred by us arising out of or in connection with:
16.1.1 any breach by you of the warranties contained in clause 7; and
16.1.2 any claim made against us for actual or alleged infringement of a third party's Intellectual Property Rights arising out of or in connection with the our use of software and/or other materials provided by you.
17.1 We will not be liable or responsible for any failure to perform, or delay in performance of, any of our obligations under a Contract that is caused by an Event Outside Our Control. An Event Outside Our Control is defined below in clause 17.2.
17.2 An "Event Outside Our Control" means any act or event beyond our reasonable control, including without limitation strikes, lock-outs or other industrial action by third parties, civil commotion, riot, invasion, terrorist attack or threat of terrorist attack, war (whether declared or not) or threat or preparation for war, fire, explosion, storm, flood, earthquake, subsidence, epidemic or other natural disaster, or failure of public or private telecommunications networks.
17.3 If an Event Outside Our Control takes place that affects the performance of our obligations under a Contract:
17.3.1 we will contact you as soon as reasonably possible to notify you; and
17.3.2 our obligations under a Contract will be suspended and the time for performance of our obligations will be extended for the duration of the Event Outside Our Control.
18.1 When we refer, in these Terms, to "in writing", this will include e-mail.
18.2 If you wish to contact us in writing, or if any clause in these Terms requires you to give us notice in writing, you can send this to us by email at firstname.lastname@example.org. We will confirm receipt of this by contacting you in writing by e-mail.
18.3 If we have to contact you or give you notice in writing, we will do so by e-mail or by pre-paid post to the address you provide to us in your order.
18.4 If you are a business, please note that any notice given by you to us, or by us to you, will be deemed received and properly served 24 hours after an e-mail is sent or 24 hours after posting on our website. In proving the service of any notice, it will be sufficient to prove, in the case of an e-mail, that such e-mail was sent to the specified e-mail address of the addressee.
20.1 This Contract constitutes the entire agreement between you and us and supersedes and extinguishes all previous drafts, agreements, arrangements and understandings between you and us, whether written or oral, relating to its subject matter.
20.2 Each party agrees that it shall have no remedies in respect of any representation or warranty (whether made innocently or negligently) that is not set out in this Contract. Neither you nor we shall have any claim for innocent or negligent misrepresentation based upon any statement in this Contract.
20.3 You may not assign or transfer any of your rights or obligations under this Contract, in whole or in part, without our prior written consent.
20.4 A person who is not a party to this Contract shall not have any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of these Terms.
20.5 If any court or competent authority finds that any provision of this Contract (or part of any provision) is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, that provision or part-provision shall, to the extent required, be deemed to be deleted, and the validity and enforceability of the other provisions of this Contract shall not be affected.
20.6 If any invalid, unenforceable or illegal provision of this Contract would be valid, enforceable and legal if some part of it were deleted, the provision shall apply with the minimum modification necessary to make it legal, valid and enforceable.
20.7 If we fail to insist that you perform any of your obligations under these Terms, or if we do not enforce our rights against you, or if we delay in doing so, that will not mean that we have waived our rights against you and will not mean that you do not have to comply with those obligations. If we do waive a default by you, we will only do so in writing, and that will not mean that we will automatically waive any later default by you.
20.8 These Terms and any disputes or claims arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) are governed by and construed in accordance with the law of England.
20.9 The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim that arises out of or in connection with these Terms or their subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).
20.10 Calls may be recorded for training or monitoring purposes.
https://krystal.uk is a website operated by Krystal Hosting Limited, (“we”, “us” or “our”). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07571790 and have our registered office at Kemp House 152 - 160 City Road London EC1V 2NX. Our main trading address is Netwise House, 24 Old Jamaica Road, London SE16 4AW. Our VAT number is GB 884-9822-60.
We are a limited company.
Access to our site is permitted on a temporary basis, and we reserve the right to withdraw or amend the service we provide on our site without notice (see below). We will not be liable if for any reason our site is unavailable at any time or for any period.
From time to time, we may restrict access to some parts of our site, or our entire site, to users who have registered with us.
When using our site, you must comply with the provisions of our Acceptable Use Policy.
You are responsible for making all arrangements necessary for you to have access to our site. You are also responsible for ensuring that all persons who access our site through your internet connection are aware of these terms, and that they comply with them.
We are the owner or the licensee of all intellectual property rights in our site, and in the material published on it. Those works are protected by copyright laws and treaties around the world. All such rights are reserved.
You may print off one copy, and may download extracts, of any page(s) from our site for your personal reference and you may draw the attention of others within your organisation to material posted on our site.
You must not modify the paper or digital copies of any materials you have printed off or downloaded in any way, and you must not use any illustrations, photographs, video or audio sequences or any graphics separately from any accompanying text.
Our status (and that of any identified contributors) as the authors of material on our site must always be acknowledged.
You must not use any part of the materials on our site for commercial purposes without obtaining a licence to do so from us or our licensors.
Commentary and other materials posted on our site are not intended to amount to advice on which reliance should be placed. We therefore disclaim all liability and responsibility arising from any reliance placed on such materials by any visitor to our site, or by anyone who may be informed of any of its contents.
We aim to update our site regularly, and may change the content at any time. If the need arises, we may suspend access to our site, or close it indefinitely. Any of the material on our site may be out of date at any given time, and we are under no obligation to update such material.
The material displayed on our site is provided without any guarantees, conditions or warranties as to its accuracy. To the extent permitted by law, we, other members of our group of companies and third parties connected to us hereby expressly exclude:
All conditions, warranties and other terms which might otherwise be implied by statute, common law or the law of equity.
Any liability for any direct, indirect or consequential loss or damage incurred by any user in connection with our site or in connection with the use, inability to use, or results of the use of our site, any websites linked to it and any materials posted on it, including:
whether caused by tort (including negligence), breach of contract or otherwise, even if foreseeable, provided that this condition shall not prevent claims for loss of or damage to your tangible property or any other claims for direct financial loss that are not excluded by any of the categories set out above.
This does not affect our liability for death or personal injury arising from our negligence, nor our liability for fraudulent misrepresentation or misrepresentation as to a fundamental matter, nor any other liability which cannot be excluded or limited under applicable law.
Contracts for the supply of services formed through our site or as a result of visits made by you are governed by our terms and conditions of supply.
Whenever you make use of a feature that allows you to upload material to our site, you must comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy. You warrant that any such contribution does comply with those standards, and you indemnify us for any breach of that warranty.
Any material you upload to our site will be considered non-confidential and non-proprietary, and we have the right to use, copy, distribute and disclose to third parties any such material for any purpose. We also have the right to disclose your identity to any third party who is claiming that any material posted or uploaded by you to our site constitutes a violation of their intellectual property rights, or of their right to privacy.
We will not be responsible, or liable to any third party, for the content or accuracy of any materials posted by you or any other user of our site.
We have the right to remove any material or posting you make on or upload to our site if, in our opinion, such material does not comply with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.
You must not misuse our site by knowingly introducing viruses, trojans, worms, logic bombs or other material which is malicious or technologically harmful. You must not attempt to gain unauthorised access to our site, the server on which our site is stored or any server, computer or database connected to our site. You must not attack our site via a denial-of-service attack or a distributed denial-of service attack.
By breaching this provision, you would commit a criminal offence under the Computer Misuse Act 1990. We will report any such breach to the relevant law enforcement authorities and we will co-operate with those authorities by disclosing your identity to them. In the event of such a breach, your right to use our site will cease immediately.
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 our site or to your downloading of any material posted on it, or on any website linked to it.
You may link to our home page, 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 where none exists.
You must not establish a link from any website that is not owned by you.
Our site must not be framed on any other site, nor may you create a link to any part of our site other than the home page. We reserve the right to withdraw linking permission without notice. The website from which you are linking must comply in all respects with the content standards set out in our acceptable use policy.
If you wish to make any use of material on our site other than that set out above, please address your request to email@example.com.
Where our site contains links to other sites and resources provided by third parties, these links are provided for your information only. 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.
The English courts will have exclusive jurisdiction over any claim arising from, or related to, a visit to our site although we retain the right to bring proceedings against you for breach of these conditions in your country of residence or any other relevant country.
If you have any concerns about material which appears on our site, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thank you for visiting our site.
This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may access our website - https://krystal.uk ("our site"). This acceptable use policy applies to all users of, and visitors to, our site.
Your use of our site means that you accept, and agree to abide by, all the policies in this acceptable use policy, which supplement our terms of website use.
https://krystal.uk is a website operated by Krystal Hosting Limited ("we", "us" or "our"). We are registered in England and Wales under company number 07571790 and we have our registered office at Kemp House, 152 - 160 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX. Our main trading address is Netwise House, 24 Old Jamaica Road, London SE16 4AW. Our VAT number is GB 884-9822-60.
You may use our site only for lawful purposes. You may not use our site:
You also agree:
We may from time to time provide interactive services on our site, including, without limitation:
Where we do provide any interactive service, we will provide clear information to you about the kind of service offered, if it is moderated and what form of moderation is used (including whether it is human or technical).
We will do our best to assess any possible risks for users (and in particular, for children) from third parties when they use any interactive service provided on our site, and we will decide in each case whether it is appropriate to use moderation of the relevant service (including what kind of moderation to use) in the light of those risks. However, we are under no obligation to oversee, monitor or moderate any interactive service we provide on our site, and we expressly exclude our liability for any loss or damage arising from the use of any interactive service by a user in contravention of our content standards, whether the service is moderated or not.
The use of any of our interactive services by a minor is subject to the consent of their parent or guardian. We advise parents who permit their children to use an interactive service that it is important that they communicate with their children about their safety online, as moderation is not foolproof. Minors who are using any interactive service should be made aware of the potential risks to them.
Where we do moderate an interactive service, we will normally provide you with a means of contacting the moderator, should a concern or difficulty arise.
These content standards apply to any and all material which you contribute to our site ("contributions"), and to any interactive services associated with it.
You must comply with the spirit of the following standards as well as the letter. The standards apply to each part of any contributions as well as to its whole.
Contributions must not:
We will determine, in our discretion, whether there has been a breach of this acceptable use policy through your use of our site. When a breach of this policy has occurred, we may take such action as we deem appropriate.
We exclude liability for actions taken in response to breaches of this acceptable use policy. The responses described in this policy are not limited, and we may take any other action we reasonably deem appropriate.
We may revise this acceptable use policy at any time by amending this page. You are expected to check this page from time to time to take notice of any changes we make, as they are legally binding on you. Some of the provisions contained in this acceptable use policy may also be superseded by provisions or notices published elsewhere on our site.
Welcome to the Krystal Hosting Limited (“Krystal Hosting”) privacy notice.
Krystal Hosting respects your privacy and is committed to protecting your personal data.
Our privacy notice will inform you as to how we look after your personal data when you visit our website (regardless of where you visit it from) and tell you about your privacy rights and how the law protects you.
Purpose of this privacy notice
This privacy notice aims to give you information on how Krystal Hosting collects and processes your personal data through your use of this website, including any data you may provide through this website when you sign in to your client area or purchase a product / service. When we collect, use and are responsible for certain personal information about you, until 11pm on 31st December 2020 we are regulated under the General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR or EU GDPR") which applies across the European Union (including in the United Kingdom). We are also regulated under the Retained General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR” or “UK GDPR”) in the United Kingdom from the end of the Brexit implementation period. We are responsible as "controller" of that personal information for the purposes of those laws as described above.
This website is not intended for children and we do not knowingly collect data relating to children.
It is important that you read this privacy notice together with any other notice or fair processing notice we may provide on specific occasions when we are collecting or processing personal data about you so that you are fully aware of how and why we are using your data.
This privacy notice supplements any other notices and is not intended to override them.
Controller & Data Processor
Krystal Hosting is the controller and data processor and we are responsible for your personal data (collectively referred to as Krystal Hosting Limited "we", "us" or "our" in this privacy notice).
We have appointed a data privacy manager who is responsible for overseeing questions in relation to this privacy notice.
If you have any questions about this privacy notice, including any requests to exercise your legal rights, please contact the data privacy manager using the details set out below.
Krystal Hosting Limited Contact details
David Kimberley (Data privacy manager)
152 - 160 City Road
020 8050 1337
You have the right to make a complaint at any time to the Information Commissioner's Office (ICO), the UK supervisory authority for data protection issues (www.ico.org.uk). We would, however, appreciate the chance to deal with your concerns before you approach the ICO so please contact us in the first instance.
Changes to the privacy notice and your duty to inform us of changes
The data protection laws changed on 25th May 2018.
It is important that the personal data we hold about you is accurate and current.
Please keep us informed if your personal data changes during your relationship with us.
This website may include links to third-party websites, plug-ins and applications.
Clicking on those links or enabling those connections may allow third parties to collect or share data about you.
We do not control these third-party websites and are not responsible for their privacy statements.
When you leave our website, we encourage you to read the privacy notice of every website you visit.
If you fail to provide data:
Where we need to collect personal data by law, or under the terms of a contract we have with you and you fail to provide that data when requested, we may not be able to perform the contract we have or are trying to enter into with you (for example, to provide you with goods or services). In this case, we may have to cancel a product or service you have with us but we will notify you if this is the case at the time.
We use different methods to collect data from and about you including through:
You may give us your Identity, Contact and Financial Data by filling in forms or by corresponding with us by post, phone, e-mail or otherwise. This includes personal data you provide when you:
Automated technologies or interactions.
As you interact with our website, we may automatically collect Technical Data about your equipment, browsing actions and patterns.
Third parties or publicly available sources.
We may receive personal data about you from various third parties and public sources as set out below:
We will only use your personal data when the law allows us to. Most commonly, we will use your personal data in the following circumstances:
Generally we do not rely on consent as a legal basis for processing your personal data other than to respond to an enquiry you make to us via our website where by making the enquiry you consent to us using any personal data provided for the purposes of dealing with and responding to that enquiry, or in relation to sending third party direct marketing communications to you via e-mail or text message.
You have the right to withdraw consent to marketing at any time by contacting us.
Purposes for which we will use your personal data
We have set out below, in a table format, a description of all the ways we plan to use your personal data, and which of the legal bases we rely on to do so. We have also identified what our legitimate interests are where appropriate.
Note that we may process your personal data for more than one lawful ground depending on the specific purpose for which we are using your data.
Please contact us if you need details about the specific legal ground we are relying on to process your personal data where more than one ground has been set out in the table below.
We strive to provide you with choices regarding certain personal data uses, particularly around marketing and advertising:
Promotional offers from us:
We may use your Identity, Contact, Technical, Usage and Profile Data to form a view on what we think you may want or need, or what may be of interest to you. This is how we decide which products, services and offers may be relevant for you (we call this marketing).
You will receive marketing communications from us if you have requested information from us or purchased goods or services from us or if you provided us with your details when you entered a competition or registered for a promotion and, in each case, you have not opted out of receiving that marketing.
We will get your express opt-in consent before we share your personal data with any company outside of Krystal Hosting for marketing purposes.
You can ask us or third parties to stop sending you marketing messages at any time by contacting us at any time.
Where you opt out of receiving these marketing messages, this will not apply to personal data provided to us as a result of a product/service purchase, warranty registration, product/service experience or other transactions.
Change of purpose
We will only use your personal data for the purposes for which we collected it, unless we reasonably consider that we need to use it for another reason and that reason is compatible with the original purpose.
If you wish to get an explanation as to how the processing for the new purpose is compatible with the original purpose, please contact us.
If we need to use your personal data for an unrelated purpose, we will notify you and we will explain the legal basis which allows us to do so.
Please note that we may process your personal data without your knowledge or consent, in compliance with the above rules, where this is required or permitted by law.
If, in the course of providing the Services, you are a Controller and we are your Processor in respect of any Personal Data, and the United Kingdom is or becomes a “third country” for the purpose of Chapter V of Regulation 2016/679, unless and until such time as the European Commission has decided that the United Kingdom ensures an adequate level of protection for the purposes of Chapter V of Regulation 2016/679, we and you shall, in respect of any transfer of Personal Data subject to Chapter V of Regulation 2016/679 which is neither on the basis of an adequacy decision nor subject to any of the permitted derogations set out in that Chapter V, enter automatically into the Standard Contractual Clauses for the transfer of personal data to processors established in third countries (controller to processor transfers) approved by the European Commission by Commission Decision 2010/87/EU, currently available at https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/en/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32010D0087
For the purposes of any Standard Contractual Clauses which we enter into with you by virtue of clause 6.3, we are the “data importer” and you are the “data exporter”. We will Process the Personal Data only for the purpose of providing the Services. The Data Subjects are anyone whose Personal Data you include in the data you upload to the Services, most probably your staff or your users, or people linked with your users. The Personal Data transferred, including any special categories of data, are decided solely by you. You confirm that you will inform us prior to any data transfer if you feel that the jurisdiction the data is being transferred to is a jurisdiction where the data subjects’ rights are not enforceable (where rights such as access, rectification and deletion are undermined) and effective legal remedies (particularly in case of access to data by public authorities in the recipient country) are not essentially equivalent. We will also keep this situation under regular review in order to ensure we only transfer data to countries where their laws that impose requirements to disclose personal data to public authorities are limited to what is necessary and proportionate in a democratic society.
If, in the course of providing the Services, you are a Controller and you transfer Personal Data to us as a Controller, and the United Kingdom is or becomes a “third country” for the purpose of Chapter V of Regulation 2016/679, unless and until such time as the European Commission has decided that the United Kingdom ensures an adequate level of protection for the purposes of Chapter V of Regulation 2016/679, we and you shall, in respect of any transfer of Personal Data subject to Chapter V of Regulation 2016/679 which is neither on the basis of an adequacy decision nor subject to any of the permitted derogations set out in that Chapter V, enter automatically into the Standard Contractual Clauses for the transfer of personal data from the Community to third countries (controller to controller transfers) annexed to the European Commission Decision 2004/915/EC (Set II), currently available at: https://eur-lex.europa.eu/legal-content/EN/TXT/?uri=CELEX%3A32004D0915
We have put in place appropriate security measures to prevent your personal data from being accidentally lost, used or accessed in an unauthorised way, altered or disclosed. In addition, we limit access to your personal data to those employees, agents, contractors and other third parties who have a business need to know.
They will only process your personal data on our instructions and they are subject to a duty of confidentiality.
How long will you use my personal data for?
We will only retain your personal data for as long as necessary to fulfil the purposes we collected it for, including for the purposes of satisfying any legal, accounting, or reporting requirements.
To determine the appropriate retention period for personal data, we consider the amount, nature, and sensitivity of the personal data, the potential risk of harm from unauthorised use or disclosure of your personal data, the purposes for which we process your personal data and whether we can achieve those purposes through other means, and the applicable legal requirements.
By law we have to keep basic information about our customers (including Contact, Identity, Financial and Transaction Data) for 6 years after they cease being customers for tax purposes.
In some circumstances you can ask us to delete your data: see request erasure below for further information.
In some circumstances we may anonymise your personal data (so that it can no longer be associated with you) for research or statistical purposes in which case we may use this information indefinitely without further notice to you.
Under certain circumstances, you have rights under data protection laws in relation to your personal data.
If you wish to exercise any of the rights set out above, please contact us.
No fee usually required.
You will not have to pay a fee to access your personal data (or to exercise any of the other rights). However, we may charge a reasonable fee if your request is clearly unfounded, repetitive or excessive. Alternatively, we may refuse to comply with your request in these circumstances.
What we may need from you
We may need to request specific information from you to help us confirm your identity and ensure your right to access your personal data (or to exercise any of your other rights). This is a security measure to ensure that personal data is not disclosed to any person who has no right to receive it. We may also contact you to ask you for further information in relation to your request to speed up our response.
Time limit to respond
We try to respond to all legitimate requests within one month. Occasionally it may take us longer than a month if your request is particularly complex or you have made a number of requests. In this case, we will notify you and keep you updated.
External Third Parties
YOUR LEGAL RIGHTS
These terms set out the additional terms requirements and conditions on which we will process personal data when providing services to you.
This Agreement contains the mandatory clauses required by article 28(3) of the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) for Agreements between data controllers.
Definitions and interpretation
The following definitions and rules of interpretation apply in this Agreement.
Data Subject:An individual who is the subject of Personal Data.
Personal Data:Means any information relating to an identified or identifiable natural person that is processed by the Data Processor as a result of, or in connection with, the provision of the services; an identifiable natural person is one who can be identified, directly or indirectly, in particular by reference to an identifier such as a name, identification number, location data, an online identifier or to one or more factors specific to the physical, physiological, genetic, mental, economic, cultural or social identity of that natural person.
Processing, processes and process:
Either any activity that involves the use of Personal Data or as the Data Protection Legislation may otherwise define processing, processes or process. It includes any operation or set of operations which is performed on Personal Data or on sets of Personal Data, whether or not by automated means, such as collection, recording. organisation, structuring, storage, adaptation or alteration, retrieval, consultation, use, disclosure by transmission, dissemination or otherwise making available, alignment or combination, restriction, erasure or destruction. Processing also includes transferring Personal Data to third parties.
Data Protection Legislation:
All applicable privacy and data protection laws including the General Data Protection Regulation ((EU) 2016/679) and any applicable national implementing laws, regulations and secondary legislation in England and Wales relating to the processing of Personal Data and the privacy of electronic communications, as amended, replaced or updated from time to time, including the Privacy and Electronic Communications Directive (2002/58/EC) and the Privacy and Electronic Communications (EC Directive) Regulations 2003 (SI 2003/2426) and also the Retained General Data Protection Regulation (EU) 2016/679 and applicable UK laws from the end of the Brexit implementation period.
Personal Data Breach:
A breach of security leading to the accidental or unlawful destruction, loss, alteration, unauthorised disclosure of, or access to, Personal Data transmitted, stored or otherwise processed.
Standard Contractual Clauses (SCC):
The European Commission's Standard Contractual Clauses for the transfer of Personal Data from the European Union to processors established in third countries as set out in Commission Decision 2010/87/EU.
2. Personal data types and processing purposes
3. Data Processor's obligations
4. Term and termination
Any notice or other communication given to a party under or in connection with this Agreement must be in writing and delivered to:
For the Data Controller: The address provided under the Services Agreement.
For the Data Processor: David Kimberley
Address: Krystal Hosting Ltd, Kemp House, 152 - 160 City Road, London, EC1V 2NX.
If any provision or part-provision of this Agreement is or becomes invalid, illegal or unenforceable, it shall be deemed modified to the minimum extent necessary to make it valid, legal and enforceable. If such modification is not possible, the relevant provision or part-provision shall be deemed deleted. Any modification to or deletion of a provision or part-provision under this clause shall not affect the validity and enforceability of the rest of this Agreement.
If any provision or part-provision of this Agreement is invalid, illegal or unenforceable, the parties shall negotiate in good faith to amend such provision so that, as amended, it is legal, valid and enforceable, and, to the greatest extent possible, achieves the intended commercial result of the original provision.
Waiver. A waiver of any right under this Agreement or law is only effective if it is in writing and shall not be deemed to be a waiver of any subsequent breach or default. No failure or delay by a party in exercising any right or remedy provided under this Agreement or by law shall constitute a waiver of that or any other right or remedy, nor shall it prevent or restrict its further exercise of that or any other right or remedy. No single or partial exercise of such right or remedy shall prevent or restrict the further exercise of that or any other right or remedy.
No partnership or agency. Nothing in this Agreement is intended to, or shall be deemed to, establish any partnership or joint venture between the parties, nor constitute either party the agent of the other for any purpose. Neither party shall have authority to act as agent for, or to bind, the other party in any way.
Third parties. A person who is not a party to this Agreement shall not have any rights to enforce its terms.
Variation. Except as set out in these Conditions, no variation of this Agreement, including the introduction of any additional terms and conditions, shall be effective unless it is agreed in writing and signed by the Data Processor.
Governing law. This Agreement, and any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with it or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims), shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with the law of England.
Jurisdiction. Each party irrevocably agrees that the courts of England and Wales shall have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of or in connection with this Agreement or its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).
Subject matter of processing: [Website Hosting Services]
Duration of Processing: The Term as set out at Clause 4.1
Nature of Processing: [Storage]
Business Purposes: Performance of our Services Agreement
Personal Data Categories: [Identity, Data, Financial Data, Transaction Data, Technical Data, Profile Data, Usage Data, Marketing & Communications Data and any other such date as collected by the Data Controller on its website]
Data Subject Types: [any user of the Data Controller’s website]
This acceptable use policy sets out the terms between you and us under which you may use your hosting services. This acceptable use policy applies to shared, reseller, VPS, and dedicated server hosting.
https://krystal.uk is a website operated by Krystal Hosting Limited, (“we”, “us” or “our”).
This page (together with the documents referred to in it) tells you information about the legal terms
and conditions (“Agreement”) on which we contract with you, the Affiliate, under our Affiliate
Programme. Please read this Agreement carefully and make sure that you understand them before
agreeing to become an Affiliate of ours. By agreeing to be one of our Affiliates you agree to be
bound by this Agreement and the other documents expressly referred to in it.
By entering into this Agreement with us you also confirm that you are over 18 years old or, if
different, that you are of sufficient age to be entitled to enter into legal agreements in your
If you refuse this Agreement you will not be able to receive any commission on referrals to our
You should print a copy of this Agreement for future reference.
We amend this Agreement from time to time as set out in clause 4.2. Every time someone you refer
to us places an order for Services with us the Affiliate Terms at the time of the placement of the
order will apply at that time as published on our site affiliate.k.io.
1 Definitions and interpretation
2 Commencement and term
This Agreement shall commence on the Commencement Date and (subject to earlier termination
pursuant to clauses 12 or 18) shall continue until either party shall give to the other party not less
than one months’ written notice to terminate the Agreement (“Term”) provided that the end of such
notice period must coincide with the end of the Month.
3 Appointment and scope
4 Rights and duties of Krystal
5 Rights and duties of the Affiliate
8 Anti-tax evasion facilitation
9 Intellectual property
10 Data protection
13 Limitation of liability
14 Dispute resolution
15 Entire agreement
18 Force majeure
19 Further assurance
The Affiliate shall at the request of Krystal, do all acts and execute all documents which are
necessary to give full effect to this Agreement.
No variation of this Agreement shall be valid or effective unless it is in writing, refers to this
Agreement and agreement is duly recorded by, or on behalf of, each party.
22 Set off
23 No partnership
The parties are independent businesses and are not partners or employer and employee and this
Agreement does not establish any joint venture, trust, fiduciary or other relationship between them,
other than the contractual relationship expressly provided for in it. Save as expressly provided for in
this Agreement, none of the parties shall have, nor shall represent that they have, any authority to
make any commitments on the other party’s behalf.
24 Equitable relief
Each party recognises that any breach or threatened breach of this Agreement may cause the other
party irreparable harm for which damages may not be an adequate remedy. Accordingly, in addition
to any other remedies and damages available to the other party, each party acknowledges and
agrees that the other party is entitled to the remedies of specific performance, injunction and other
equitable relief without proof of special damages.
27 Compliance with law
Each party shall (at its own expense unless expressly agreed otherwise) ensure that in the
performance of its obligations under this Agreement, its employees, agents and representatives,
shall comply with all laws, enactments, regulations, regulatory policies, guidelines and industry
codes applicable to them and shall maintain such authorisations and all other approvals, permits
and authorities as are required from time to time to perform their obligations under or in connection
with this Agreement provided that neither party shall be liable for breach of this clause 27 to the
extent that such breach is directly caused or contributed to by any breach of this Agreement by the
other party (or its employees, agents and representatives).
28 Conflicts within agreement
29 Costs and expenses
Each party shall pay its own costs and expenses incurred in connection with the negotiation,
preparation, signature and performance of this Agreement (and any documents referred to in it).
31 Third party rights
Except as expressly provided for in this Agreement, a person who is not a party to this Agreement
shall not have any rights under the Contracts (Rights of Third Parties) Act 1999 to enforce any of
the provisions of this Agreement.
32 Governing law
This Agreement and any dispute or claim arising out of, or in connection with, it, its subject matter or
formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims) shall be governed by, and construed in
accordance with, the laws of England and Wales.
Subject to clause 14, the parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England and Wales shall have
exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute or claim arising out of, or in connection with, this
Agreement, its subject matter or formation (including non-contractual disputes or claims).
In this Schedule, unless otherwise provided:
Cloud Hosting - for up to date details please refer to https://krystal.uk/web-hosting.
These are our standard cPanel web hosting packages on our shared servers, suitable for individuals
and small businesses not for the purpose of reselling. All packages include cPanel, free LetsEncrypt
SSL certificates and our other standard suite of features listed on the Cloud Hosting page of our
website. Our packages in this category are named Amethyst, Topaz and Ruby. For an up to date list of the
features and pricing of each package please refer to https://krystal.uk/web-hosting.
Reseller Hosting - for up to date details please refer to https://krystal.uk/reseller-hosting.
Reseller hosting providers buyers with standard cPanel access like shared “Cloud Hosting” packages
but also provides WHM access, this enables the user to create cPanel accounts directly under their
ownership/management. This may be for individuals running multiple websites, web designers that
host multiple websites or indeed those individuals/businesses that wish to sell web hosting
themselves. Our packages in this category are named Unity, Trinity and Infinity. For an up to date list of the
features and pricing of each package please refer to https://krystal.uk/reseller-hosting
Business Hosting - for up to date details please refer to https://krystal.uk/pci-compliant-hosting
Our Business Hosting, or ‘PCI Compliant Hosting’ as it is sometimes referred to, is similar to our
standard Cloud Hosting packages in the sense that they are single cPanel accounts designed for
individuals and businesses. They do offer the ability to host multiple websites, but these are isolated
within a single cPanel account. The main difference of the “Business Hosting” is the fact that they are
hosted on premium servers, with less than 100 users per server. This results in less contention and
overall better stability. Other features not found as part of any of our other packages are as follows:
Onyx WordPress Hosting - for up to date details please refer tohttps://krystal.uk/wordpress-hosting.
Our Onyx WordPress Hosting is unlike any of our other web hosting packages and is not hosted on a
shared server, nor does it come with cPanel. Onyx has been developed in-house and utilises “HA”
technology, which means it is distributed across multiple containers (servers). By design, if a
container fails, the Onyx site remains online due to it being distributed across multiple containers. The
product is designed for those that require the absolute best uptime and a managed platform that
delivers maximum performance so that website owners can focus on running their business.
Where applicable, additional sites can be bolted on to Onyx plans for an extra monthly fee.
The CDN allowance is a technology that pulls static resources from websites, such as images and
other static elements of code such as styling and distributes them across global servers, this speeds
up delivery of these assets to website visitors when they access the website within a web browser.
Our packages in this category are named Personal, Pro, Business, Agency. For an up to date list of
the features and pricing of each package please refer to https://krystal.uk/wordpress-hosting
For our current terms and conditions of sale and supply of services please see krystal.uk/terms.