- General Terms
- Website Terms and Conditions
- Hosting Terms and Conditions
- Definition of Terminology
- Our Systems Providers terms
- Notice of Updates of Terms
- Application of Terms
- Rights to Manage Resources
- Natural Disasters
- Backup Services
- Content Liability
- Customer Obligations
- Regulation (EU) 2021/784 Notice
- Acceptable Use
Welcome to Proper Programming, LLC!
These terms and conditions outline the rules and regulations for the use of Proper Programming, LLC’s Website, located at ProperProgramming.com.
By accessing this website we assume you accept these terms and conditions. Do not continue to use Proper Programming, LLC if you do not agree to take all of the terms and conditions stated on this page.
The following terminology applies to these Terms and Conditions, Privacy Statement and Disclaimer Notice and all Agreements: “Client”, “You” and “Your” refers to you, the person log on this website and compliant to the Company’s terms and conditions. “The Company”, “Ourselves”, “We”, “Our” and “Us”, refers to our Company. “Party”, “Parties”, or “Us”, refers to both the Client and ourselves. All terms refer to the offer, acceptance, and consideration of payment necessary to undertake the process of our assistance to the Client in the most appropriate manner for the express purpose of meeting the Client’s needs respecting provision of the Company’s stated services, in accordance with and subject to, the prevailing law of the United States of America. Any use of the above terminology or other words in the singular, plural, capitalization and/or he/she or they, are taken as interchangeable and therefore as referring to same.
Website Terms and Conditions
Unless otherwise stated, Proper Programming, LLC and/or its licensors own the intellectual property rights for all material on Proper Programming, LLC. All intellectual property rights are reserved. You may access this from Proper Programming, LLC for your own personal use subjected to restrictions set in these terms and conditions.
You must not:
- Republish material from Proper Programming, LLC
- Sell, rent or sub-license material from Proper Programming, LLC
- Reproduce, duplicate or copy material from Proper Programming, LLC
- Redistribute content from Proper Programming, LLC
This Agreement shall begin on the date hereof.
Parts of this website offer an opportunity for users to post and exchange opinions and information in certain areas of the website. Proper Programming, LLC does not filter, edit, publish or review Comments prior to their presence on the website. Comments do not reflect the views and opinions of Proper Programming, LLC,its agents and/or affiliates. Comments reflect the views and opinions of the person who post their views and opinions. To the extent permitted by applicable laws, Proper Programming, LLC shall not be liable for the Comments or for any liability, damages or expenses caused and/or suffered as a result of any use of and/or posting of and/or appearance of the Comments on this website.
Proper Programming, LLC reserves the right to monitor all Comments and to remove any Comments which can be considered inappropriate, offensive or causes breach of these Terms and Conditions.
You warrant and represent that:
- You are entitled to post the Comments on our website and have all necessary licenses and consents to do so;
- The Comments do not invade any intellectual property right, including without limitation copyright, patent or trademark of any third party;
- The Comments do not contain any defamatory, libelous, offensive, indecent or otherwise unlawful material which is an invasion of privacy
- The Comments will not be used to solicit or promote business or custom or present commercial activities or unlawful activity.
You hereby grant Proper Programming, LLC a non-exclusive license to use, reproduce, edit and authorize others to use, reproduce and edit any of your Comments in any and all forms, formats or media.
Hyperlinking to our Content
The following organizations may link to our Website without prior written approval:
- Government agencies;
- Search engines;
- News organizations;
- Online directory distributors may link to our Website in the same manner as they hyperlink to the Websites of other listed businesses; and
- System wide Accredited Businesses except soliciting non-profit organizations, charity shopping malls, and charity fundraising groups which may not hyperlink to our Website.
These organizations may link to our home page, to publications or to other Website information so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement, or approval of the linking party and its products and/or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
We may consider and approve other link requests from the following types of organizations:
- Commonly known consumer and/or business information sources;
- Dot.com community sites;
- Associations or other groups representing charities;
- Online directory distributors;
- Internet portals;
- Accounting, law and consulting firms; and
- Educational institutions and trade associations.
We will approve link requests from these organizations if we decide that: (a) the link would not make us look unfavorably to ourselves or to our accredited businesses; (b) the organization does not have any negative records with us; (c) the benefit to us from the visibility of the hyperlink compensates the absence of Proper Programming, LLC; and (d) the link is in the context of general resource information.
These organizations may link to our home page so long as the link: (a) is not in any way deceptive; (b) does not falsely imply sponsorship, endorsement or approval of the linking party and its products or services; and (c) fits within the context of the linking party’s site.
If you are one of the organizations listed in paragraph 2 above and are interested in linking to our website, you must inform us by sending an e-mail to Proper Programming, LLC. Please include your name, your organization name, contact information as well as the URL of your site, a list of any URLs from which you intend to link to our Website, and a list of the URLs on our site to which you would like to link. Wait 2-3 weeks for a response.
Approved organizations may hyperlink to our Website as follows:
- By use of our corporate name; or
- By use of the uniform resource locator being linked to; or
- By use of any other description of our Website being linked to that makes sense within the context and format of content on the linking party’s site.
No use of Proper Programming, LLC’s logo or other artwork will be allowed for linking absent a trademark license agreement.
Without prior approval and written permission, you may not create frames around our Webpages that alter in any way the visual presentation or appearance of our Website.
We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your Website. You agree to protect and defend us against all claims that arise on your Website. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third-party rights.
Reservation of Rights
We reserve the right to request that you remove all links or any particular link to our Website. Upon request, you will remove all links to our Website. We also reserve the right to amend these terms and conditions, and it’s linking policy, at any time. By continuously linking to our Website, you agree to be bound to and follow these linking terms and conditions.
Removal of links from our website
If you find any content or link on our Website or Services that is offensive for any reason, you are free to contact and inform us any moment. We will consider requests to remove links, but we are not obligated to remove it.
We do not ensure that the information on this website is correct, we do not warrant its completeness or accuracy, nor do we promise to ensure that the website remains available or that the material on the website is kept up to date.
To the maximum extent permitted by applicable law, we exclude all representations, warranties, and conditions relating to our website and the use of this website. Nothing in this disclaimer will:
- Limit or exclude our or your liability for death or personal injury;
- Limit or exclude our or your liability for fraud or fraudulent misrepresentation;
- Limit any of our or your liabilities in any way that is not permitted under applicable law; or
- Exclude any of our or your liabilities that may not be excluded under applicable law.
The limitations and prohibitions of liability set in this section and elsewhere in this disclaimer: (a) are subject to the preceding paragraph; and (b) govern all liabilities arising under the disclaimer, including liabilities arising in contract, in tort and for breach of statutory duty.
We will not be liable for any loss or damage to any nature due to incorrect information on the website.
Proper Programming uses Google Advertising services on Proper Programming, LLC and refers its customers to its Terms & Conditions. Proper Programming refers to Google about their ad choices and to filter their ads for obscene or abusive content. Please contact Google if any ads you see are abusive. Click on links within ads will cause you to leave Proper Programming website.
When submitting content to Proper Programming, please assure you have legal authority to do so. Please do not submit copyrighted photos that do not have appropriate licensing. Any text or images submitted to Proper Programming must not be obscene, or contain nudity, pornography, or harassment. Proper Programming is an education and employment recourse for software developers only.
Content may be reported using our Contact Us Page.
Hosting Terms and Conditions
By purchasing services from Proper Programming, you agree to have read, understood, and be bound by the terms and conditions.
Definition of Terminology
The following Terms of Service (“TOS,” “Terms” or “Agreement”) apply to your use of our website and all services, features and/or content provided by Proper Programming, LLC (“Proper Programming, LLC” “Proper Programming”, “us”, “our”, and “we” ) and SiteGround (“Our Provider”, “Service Provider”, “Server Owner”). In these Terms, the Service(s) purchased or renewed is referred to as an “Order” or “Purchase”.
Our Systems Providers terms
Proper Programming, LLC utilizes SiteGround hosting as a hosting provider. Proper Programming is not owned by SiteGround, and are completely independent of SiteGround. We support our partnership with SiteGround, and provide full support to SiteGround to enforce their right to run their business. All customers must abide by Site Grounds terms of service, as well as our own. Consequences of not following these rules is described within the terms.
Notice of Updates of Terms
The latest version of our TOS is always available on the Proper Programming website. You must read this TOS before purchasing any Service(s) from Proper Programming. We may provide an optional notification to our users by email of any changes to our terms. We may fail to notify our customers of any (or all) changes to Site Grounds policy, and will suggest they monitor the terms of our solution provider independently. Furthermore, we provide no warranty on our notification service, and we are not liable for any damages a failure to notify may accrue. You may also choose to use a thirty party notification based on our feeds.
Application of Terms
These Terms of Service (TOS) apply to all Services Proper Programming provides throughout the entire Term or Renewal Term. The terms and services are referred to by their individual names if a particular paragraph applies to that passage.
A “Purchase” or “Order”, with Proper Programming, constitutes acceptance by you of these TOS. The TOS, together with your Purchase, represent the entire agreement relating to the services and supersedes any other agreement previously established between you and Proper Programming.
When placing an Order on behalf of another legal entity, you must agree that you have the legal authority to represent such legal entity and bind them to these TOS. Within this document, the terms “you” or “your” will refer to the legal entity you represent when providing billing information. If Proper Programming establishes that you do not have the legal authority to bind such legal entity, you will be held personally liable for the obligations under these TOS.
If you are a customer, we mention all legal rights in the TOS. These terms of service do not affect or change these legal rights.
Rights to Manage Resources
Proper Programming reserves the right to transfer the website onto another service or server. If possible, advanced notice will be given to our customers. Proper Programming is entitled to alter the amount it charges to its customers at any time. If the price changes, it will provide the remainder of the term to its customers for up to 1 year for yearly priced contracts, and 1 month for monthly.
Proper Programming may terminate any hosting agreement it sees fit, though it will provide all opportunities available under the law for the account owner to retrieve their data, unless otherwise stated in this agreement. Proper Programming will attempt to hold all data for 1 month upon notice, unless such content is deemed in violation of the law, or if we are to comply with a legal order.
Our service providers may independently terminate our ability to host your site with their requirements, and we must abide by them. At which time, Proper Programming would seek to recover and relocate such assets with another partner.
Proper Programming may require additional funds due to additional demand placed on all or any resources on the server. They may terminate an application they deem to be exceeding these resources, as in accordance to the terms specified in this agreement.
All first-time customers must purchase our Service(s) through our website. Customers can buy or renew Services through the ProperProgramming.com or by contacting our support team. All conversations with our company will be recorded, and the records will be treated as an order for purchase or renewal.
The Term of the Service(s) will commence as of the Purchase Date and will be considered the Effective Date of this Agreement. Upon expiry of the Term, it can be renewed as described in our Renewal Policy.
You must be an adult of at least eighteen (18) years of age at the time of your Purchase. By providing payment details of a Purchase, you declare you are at least eighteen (18) years old, and have the legal capacity to enter into an agreement with Proper Programming.
By ordering our services, you declare that there are no other rules or laws that prohibit you from making an agreement with Proper Programming. You also declare that you’re not affected or prohibited by trade sanctions, embargoes, court orders, or other rules. Any violation of any laws resulting from the usage of a service we provide is grounds for termination of service.
We’ll verify all orders manually, to ensure that they meet our criteria as governed within these terms. This process may take time, and we will not be eligible for any downtime that occurs.
By making a Purchase, you agree to allow us to use your data for compliance and anti-fraud checks. You also consent to us sharing your personal data with third parties for obtaining service and payment, including but not limited to your credit/debit card number, identity verification, and initial credit/debit card authorization.
Service won’t be provided if we deem this Purchase violates our terms. We will not provide additional information about why a particular Purchase fails to pass. If your Purchase was cancelled before the service was activated, Proper Programming will refund you all pre-paid fees within fifteen (15) working days and provide formal notice to you that your Order was cancelled. We do not take responsibility for paying any indemnity, compensation for damage, or claims related to orders that we refuse, including no interest or any other expenses accrued.
Payment Data Collection
By uploading content to our servers, you agree that Proper Programming and its Service Providers have access to your data. You must agree to Proper Programming terms found within this document and the service providers terms as specified on their website.
Setup of Resources
Proper Programming manually approves and sets up all new accounts. This process may take a few days to occur, and up to a week in rare situations.
Support of Products
You will have backend access, and retain full control over your resources. Including the ability to stop
Proper Programming is not to be held liable for data loss that occurs due to a natural disaster, such as a solar flare or other event that results in data loss. This includes floods, fires, volcanoes, tornadoes, and earthquakes that cause damage to facilities that hold any of our equipment. We urge all clients to take independent backups and use services such as version control to provide as much protection as possible. Our backup services and web hosting services are included with this.
You acknowledge and agree that you must maintain backups independently of any service Proper Programming provides. Our backup service is only to provide one additional resource to customers who experience data loss.
Our backup service may fail, and result in additional data being lost. Please use multiple backups to ensure the best outcome. We cannot be responsible for catastrophic failure of our backup service, and encourage you to use other services to ensure data integrity. We encourage you to notify us if you find our services malfunction or cannot be used.
We keep a limited number of backups on your account, and will delete old backups as we see fit or in accordance to our data policies and that of our service providers.
Backups maybe kept in different locations from their location and could be held by other companies and providers.
We provide our services “As-Is” under the law and provide no warranties or guarantees with any of our services. We maintain full rights to our properties, and we offer no reimbursement for losses resulting in their use. Please take appropriate measures to protect your data, and your systems from data loss, independent of Proper Programming or its service providers.
The agreement is concluded for an indefinite period of time.
The agreement can be terminated at the ending of the payment period. Monthly contracts maybe terminated before payment for the next period is collected or before the period enters service.
Offers of guarantee 15-day trials or free periods are concluded after 15 days of the subscription is created.
You are responsible for retrieving any backups before your expiration. We can only hold data for a limited time after your account terminates. At expiration, we may lock your account and take your website down. We will attempt to hold on data for at least 15 days, so it is important that the owner immediately retrieve this data, or possibly face data loss.
We shall not be held responsible for any content that appears on your Website. It is your responsibility to protect and defend us against all legal claims that result from your website’s operations. No link(s) should appear on any Website that may be interpreted as libelous, obscene or criminal, or which infringes, otherwise violates, or advocates the infringement or other violation of, any third-party rights.
We reserve the right to request and/or remove any website that we feel fit. Unless otherwise stated in this agreement or unless required by law, we will provide an opportunity for the owner of the website to retrieve their data.
The customer is responsible for keeping its data up to date. A password and internet address are given to the customer that allows them to alter and modify the data.
The customer is obliged not to disclose the login information to unauthorized third parties. If Proper Programming learns that unauthorized third parties are aware of their password, they will inform customers.
The customer is obliged to keep the account secure, and use a safe password for this purpose. The customer is encouraged only to use strong passwords, and to change the password frequency. Proper Programming recommends a secure password manager and not to reuse passwords.
Customers shall provide assurance that they do not host any contents which infringe legal
regulations, third party personal rights and trademark rights or morality.
In the event of an infringement of the above conditions, customers are obliged to compensate Proper Programming for any loss, refrain from all further infringements, indemnify and exempt Proper Programming from third-party claims for damages, and reimburse expenses caused by the infringement.
Proper Programming is exempt from all legal defense costs (costs for courts, lawyers, etc.) that their customers may incur in the operation of their website or that result from improper usage of its services, and refers all such matters onto the customer.
Regulation (EU) 2021/784 Notice
This notice sets out the main aspects of how Proper Programming addresses the dissemination of terrorist content online. Proper Programming is committed and comply with all relevant legislation in this area, including Regulation (EU) 2021/784 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2021 (the “Regulation”)
As specified in our Acceptable Use Policy, we prohibit users from using our services for purposes related to terrorism. Accordingly, when we have identified that such content is hosted by us, either by conducting our independent monitoring, or by receiving third-party complaints, we reserve our right to immediately take any actions. This includes without limitation removal and/or preservation of part or all of the content and website(s), locking of the Client Area, suspension, or termination of all services with no refund.
We do not prohibit access to material that is intended for public journalistic, educational, artistic, research or preventative and fighting terrorism purposes. The views expressed in the content we host may be controversial, and you may not agree with the message of our clients.
We’ll comply with all removal orders issued by competent authorities under the Regulation within the timeframes, set out in the Regulation. We cannot, or may not, judge or argue whether the content is subject to removal orders or is terrorist content or not. Likewise, we will notify you if we have removed or blocked access to your content, unless we are instructed not to do so by the issuing competent authority.
We also must abide by our Service Provider’s ability to remove all content, and we may not be able to receive information regarding the reason for removal from them.
If you think we have taken away or blocked access to your content without good reason, you can send us a complaint. Our contact Us form or [email protected] may be used to notify us of any requests to remove content. Removal requests may be sent to the contact point in any of the following languages: English, or Dutch.
Proper Programming abides by the SiteGround’s acceptable use policy, and we’ll help them enforce their policy. Please contact us if you find anything in violation that our customers have. Our clients and customers must also abide by this policy, or find a different provider.