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Domain names registration agreement

Registration Agreement (last revision 01 August 2012)

"We", "us" and "our" refer to the Blue Whale SEO Limited.

This Registration Agreement ("Agreement") sets forth the terms and conditions of use by the Applicant, Registrant, Beneficiary, Customer, User and Reseller (jointly and severally referred to as "you") of our domain name registration services (the "Services") and your registration of that domain name (the "Registration").

By submitting a Domain to us for Registration, you are also warranting that you have the authority and legal capacity to enter into this Agreement.

This Agreement will become effective upon the date of your electronic acceptance. We, at our own sole discretion, may accept or reject your Registration application (the "Application").

By subscribing to any third party services through our Website, you must agree to and comply with the policies and terms of use, as applicable, of any such third party.

  1. The following terms and conditions apply to the domain registration Service:

    1. You acknowledge and recognize that the domain name system and the practice of registering and administering domain names is continuously evolving and that BlueWhale SEO Limited may modify this Agreement as necessary from time to time to comply with any agreements by which Blue Whale SEO Limited is or will be bound, and to adjust to changing business circumstances. We will notify of these changes by e-mail to refer You to the amended provisions.
    2. Your continued use of the registered domain name constitutes acceptance of this Agreement and amendments. If at any time, you do not agree to such changes, you agree that your sole remedy is to request that your domain name registration be cancelled or transferred to a different domain name registrar.
  2. Domain Name Registration

    1. Time Registration Effective. All Registrations that we register for the applicable Top-Level Domains ("TLDs") are not effective until we have delivered (when applicable) the required Registration information that you provide us to the registry administrator (the "Registry") for the applicable TLDs and such Registry puts your Registration into effect.
    2. No Responsibility for Registry's Actions. While we always take extreme care in processing your orders, you agree that we are not liable or responsible in any way for any errors, omissions, or any actions by the Registry arising out of or related to your Application and receipt of, or failure to receive, a Registration.
    3. Domain Disputes. You agree that, if your use of our Services is challenged by a third party, you will be subject to the provisions specified in the Dispute Policy. Dispute Policy can be found at the end of this document.
    4. Judicial and Administration Proceedings. If we are notified that a proceeding has been commenced with a judicial or administrative body regarding your Domain and/or your use of our Services, you agree not to make any changes to your Domain record without our prior written approval. We may, at our sole discretion, not allow you to make changes to such Domain record until: (i) we are directed to do so by the judicial or administrative body; or (ii) we receive notification by you and the other party contesting your Domain that the dispute has been settled.
  3. Fees

    1. Your Obligation. You, or the reseller ("Reseller") on your behalf, will be responsible for paying all fees associated with the Services provided by us. When renewal fees are due, it will be your sole responsibility to ensure that such fees are paid to us on time.
    2. Payment & Deadline. Payment must be made by credit card or other methods we indicate in registration application or renewal form. We will renew Your domain name for You provided Your credit card or other billing information is available and up to date. Should you fail to pay the fees by the due date specified, we have the right to terminate your Registration at our sole discretion. You agree that we will have no liability whatsoever with respect to any such termination.
    3. Fees Non-Refundable. All fees, including, without limitation, Pre-Registration fees, are non-refundable, in whole or in part, even if your Registration is suspended, terminated, or transferred prior to the end of your then current Registration term. All Pre-Registration fees are non-refundable.
    4. Fee Changes. We reserve the right to change fees, surcharges, and renewal fees, and to institute new fees at any time, for any reason, at our sole discretion.
    5. Actual Payment Required. Your requested Domain will not be registered, or pre-registered, unless we receive actual payment for the Registration or Pre-Registration fee, or at least reasonable assurance of payment of the Registration or Pre-Registration fee from some other entity (such reasonable assurance will be determined at our sole discretion). For Pre-Registration Services, Registration will not be granted to you if payment is not received by us.
    6. Credit Card Charge Back. In the event of a charge back by a credit card company (or similar action by another payment provider approved by us), in connection with the payment of your Registration fee, you agree that the Registration will be transferred to us as the paying entity for that Registration to the Registry. You also agree that we reserve all rights regarding such Domains including, without limitation, the right to make the Domains available to other parties for purchase. We may reinstate your Registration at our sole discretion and, subject to receipt of the initial Registration or renewal fee and then current reinstatement fee.
    7. Outstanding Fees/Charges. You are responsible for the full and prompt payment of any outstanding fees and/or charges, notwithstanding the termination or expiry of this Agreement for any reason.
  4. Ownership of the data

    1. You agree and acknowledge that Blue Whale SEO Limited owns the following:
      1. all database, compilation, collective and similar right, title and interests worldwide in the domain name database;
      2. all information and derivative works generated from the domain name database; and
      3. information for the registrations for which Blue Whale SEO Limited acts as the registrar including:
      4. the original creation date of the registration;
      5. the expiration date of the registration;
      6. the name, mailing address, email address, telephone number, and fax number of the technical contact, administrative contact, zone contact, and billing contact for the domain name;
      7. remarks concerning the registered domain name that appear or should appear in the WHOIS or similar database; and
      8. other information generated or obtained in connection with the provision of domain name registration and management Services, other than the domain name being registered, and the IP names and addresses of the primary nameservers and any secondary nameservers.
    2. Blue Whale SEO Limited does not have any ownership interest in Your specific personal registration information outside of Your right in Blue Whale SEO Limited domain name database.
  5. Transfer of ownership

    1. The person named as administrative contact at the time the user name and password are secured shall be the owner of the domain name. You agree that prior to transferring ownership of Your domain name to another person (the Transferee") You shall require the Transferee to agree in writing to be bound by all the terms and conditions of this Agreement. Your domain name will not be transferred until we receive such written assurances or other reasonable assurance that the Transferee has been bound by the contractual terms of this Agreement (such reasonable assurance as determined by Blue Whale SEO Limited in Blue Whale SEO Limited sole discretion). If the Transferee fails to be bound in a reasonable fashion (as determine by Blue Whale SEO Limited in Blue Whale SEO Limited sole discretion) to the terms and conditions in this Agreement, any such transfer will be null and void.
    2. Fees. Before any registrar transfer Service (incoming transfer) provided to you by us becomes effective, you or the reseller on your behalf, must pay us the then current registrar transfer fee for the registrar transfer Service for your Domain.
    3. Right to Refuse Transfer. We reserve the right to deny any request to transfer a Registration during the first sixty (60) days after the initial Registration with the original registrar if:
      1. denial is in accordance with the circumstances described in this Agreement under the Dispute Policy;
      2. there is a pending bankruptcy of the Registrant;
      3. there is a dispute over the identity of the Registrant;
      4. by operation of law;
      5. at the discretion of the then current registrar;
      It is the sole responsibility of the Registrant to ensure that the request to transfer will not be denied for any of the above reasons prior to initiating and paying for the registrar transfer Services. Fees are not refundable, however after a failed transfer funds will be made immediately available to your pre-paid account and they can be applied to subsequent transfer requests.
    4. Successful Completion of Registrar Transfer Request. Upon successful completion of a registrar transfer request, we will immediately become the registrar of record. As such, you will be bound by this Agreement.
  6. Domain name registration information and its use

    1. Required Information. As part of the Registration process, you must provide certain information and promptly update the information to keep it true, correct, accurate, current, and complete. You must provide the following information when registering your Domain:
      1. the legal name and postal address of the Registrant (the Domain owner/holder), even if you use Private Whois (Domain Privacy) service;
      2. the Domain being registered;
      3. the full legal name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and, when available, fax number of the administrative contact for the Domain;
      4. the full legal name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and, when available, fax number of the technical contact for the Domain;
      5. the full legal name, postal address, e-mail address, voice telephone number, and, when available, fax number of the billing contact for the Domain;
      6. the IP addresses of the primary nameserver and any secondary nameserver for the Domain, if required;
      7. the corresponding names of those nameservers, if required;
      8. any remarks concerning the Domain that should appear in the Whois directory;
      9. any other data that any Registry may require to be submitted to it, including, specific information regarding the primary purpose for which a Domain is registered.
    2. Information About Third Parties. If you provide information about a third party, you hereby represent that you will have:
      1. provided prior written notice to the third party of the disclosure and use of that party's information;
      2. and obtained the third party's express prior written consent to the disclosure and use of that party's information;
    3. Failure to Provide Proper Information. You acknowledge that if you provide any inaccurate information, or fail to update information promptly, you will be in material breach of this Agreement, which will be sufficient cause for termination of your Registration. You further agree that your failure to respond to inquiries made by us to the e-mail address of your administrative, billing, or technical contact then appearing in the Whois directory concerning the accuracy of any information related to your Registration will constitute a material breach of this Agreement, which will be sufficient cause for immediate termination of your Registration.
    4. Disclosure & Use of Registration Information. You agree that we will make your Registration information available to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN") and the Registry, and their respective designees and agents, and to any other third party as ICANN and applicable laws may require or permit. You further agree and acknowledge that we may make publicly available, or directly available to third party vendors, some or all of your Registration information for the purposes of inspection (such as through our WHOIS Service) or for other purposes as required or permitted by ICANN and applicable laws.
    5. ICANN Guidelines & Requirements. You agree that ICANN may establish guidelines, limits, and/or requirements that relate to the amount and type of information that we may or must make available to the public or to private entities, and the manner in which such information is made available. You also agree and consent to any and all such disclosures, uses, guidelines, limits, and restrictions related to your Registration information (including, without limitation, any and all updates to such information), whether during or after the term of your Registration. You hereby irrevocably waive any and all claims and causes of action you may have arising from such disclosure or use of your Registration information by us.
    6. You may access Your domain name registration information in Blue Whale SEO Limited's possession to review, modify or update such information, by accessing Blue Whale SEO Limited domain manager Service, or similar Service, available at Blue Whale SEO Limited website at hosting.bluewhaleseo.com.
  7. Agents and licences

    1. You agree that in the event You register a domain name for another entity, You represent that You have the authority to bind that entity as a principal to all terms and conditions contained in this Agreement.
    2. You acknowledge and agree that if You license the use of Your registered domain name to a third party, You remain the domain name holder of record and remain responsible for all obligations under this Agreement, including payment obligations, and providing and updating Your full contact information, and accurate technical, administrative, billing, and zone contact information adequate to facilitate timely Resolution of any problems that arise in connection with domain name and domain registration.
    3. In any circumstance where You are registering a domain for a third party, You agree that You must (in advance):
      1. Make Your customers aware of the Prices associated with domain name registration, renewal and maintenance.
      2. Give details of the domain name related Services You provide, which are relevant to this customer, information on how to invoke the Service, any Prices payable and how long You take to carry out the Service.
      3. Make Your customers aware of changes to Your Prices.
      4. Detail the method, availability and cost of customer Service provided.
      5. Act quickly after getting a request from Your registrant to take some action for them; and
      6. Update their details soon after You know that the current ones are out of date or wrong.
  8. Registrant Data

    1. If You receive a request to register a domain name for a customer You must register the domain name in Your customer's name. You may only register the domain name in Your or Your organisation's name with the explicit prior written consent of Your customer.
    2. You agree that if You register a domain on behalf of a third party, Blue Whale SEO Limited can pass on the contact details of that third party to the Registry Administrator if required to do so by the Registry.
  9. Limitation of liability

    1. You agree that Blue Whale SEO Limited shall, under no circumstances, be liable for any special, indirect, incidental, punitive, exemplary, or consequential damages resulting from loss of profits, arising out of or in connection with this Agreement, even if Blue Whale SEO Limited has been advised of the possibility of such damages, and in particular Blue Whale SEO Limited will not be liable for the following:
      1. suspension or loss of Your domain registration;
      2. use of Your domain name registration;
      3. interruption of Your business;
      4. access delays or interruptions to any web sites accessed by Your registered domain name;
      5. non-delivery, mis-delivery, corruption, destruction, or modification of data;
      6. events beyond the reasonable control of Blue Whale SEO Limited;
      7. processing of an application for domain name registration; or
      8. application of the Dispute Policy.
    2. Blue Whale SEO's Limited maximum aggregate liability shall not exceed the greater of:
      1. the total amount paid by You for registration of the domain name; or
      2. £50.00 (UK Pounds).
  10. Indemnification of Blue Whale SEO Limited

    1. You agree to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless our company, the Registry, their respective parent companies and subsidiaries, and all of their respective executives, directors, officers, attorneys, managers, employees, consultants, contractors, and agents from and against any and all claims, damages, liabilities, costs, and expenses (including, without limitation, legal costs) arising out of or related to your Registration. This indemnification obligation will survive the termination or expiration of this Agreement for whatever reason.
    2. You also agree that in the event a domain name dispute arises with any third party, You shall indemnify and hold Blue Whale SEO Limited harmless pursuant to the terms and conditions contained in the Dispute Policy.
  11. Representations and warranties

    1. You represent and warrant that:
      1. all information provided in connection with Your domain name registration is accurate; and
      2. neither the registration of the domain name nor the manner in which it is directly or indirectly used infringes the legal rights of a third party.
      3. You acknowledge and agree that all domain name registration Services provided to You by Blue Whale SEO Limited are provided on an "as is" basis. Blue Whale SEO Limited makes no representations or warranties of any kind, express or implied, in connection with this Agreement or its domain name registrations Services, including but not limited to warranties of merchantability or fitness for a particular purpose. Blue Whale SEO Limited makes no representation or warranties of any kind that registrations or use of domain name under this Agreement will immunize You from challenges to the domain name registration or from suspension, cancellation, or transfer of the domain name to You.
  12. Breach and revocation

    1. Blue Whale SEO Limited reserves the right to suspend, cancel, transfer or modify Your domain name registration in the event that:
      1. You materially breach this Agreement;
      2. You use Your registered domain name to send unsolicited commercial advertisements in contravention of applicable laws or customary acceptable usage policies of the Internet;
      3. You use Your domain name in connection with unlawful activity;
      4. grounds arise for such suspension, cancellation, transfer or other modification as provided in this Agreement; or
      5. You use Your domain name in connection with material that is slanderous to UKreg, Blue Whale SEO Limited or other associated companies.
    2. You further acknowledge and agree that Your domain name registration is subject to suspension, cancellation or transfer by any ICANN procedure, by any registrar (including Blue Whale SEO Limited) or registry administrator procedures approved by an ICANN-adopted policy, or by any other country code top-level domain registry administering procedures to correct mistakes by Blue Whale SEO Limited, another registrar or the registry administrator in administering the name or for the resolution of disputes concerning the domain name.
    3. You also agree that Blue Whale SEO Limited shall have the right in its sole discretion to suspend, cancel, transfer or otherwise modify a domain name registration upon seven (7) calendar days prior written notice, or at such time as Blue Whale SEO Limited receives a properly authenticated order from a court of competent jurisdiction, or arbitration award, requiring the suspension, cancellation transfer or modification of the domain name registration.
  13. No Guarantee

    1. You acknowledge that registration or reservation of Your chosen domain name, does not confer immunity from objection to either the registration, reservation, or use of the domain name.

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Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy

(As approved by the ICANN Board of Directors on 30 October 2009.)

  1. Purpose

    1. This Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (the "Policy") has been adopted by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN"), is incorporated by reference into your Registration Agreement, and sets forth the terms and conditions in connection with a dispute between you and any party other than us (the registrar) over the registration and use of an Internet domain name registered by you. Proceedings under Paragraph 4 of this Policy will be conducted according to the Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (the "Rules of Procedure"), which are available at http://www.icann.org/en/help/dndr/udrp/rules, and the selected administrative-dispute-resolution service provider's supplemental rules.
  2. Your Representations

    1. By applying to register a domain name, or by asking us to maintain or renew a domain name registration, you hereby represent and warrant to us that
      1. the statements that you made in your Registration Agreement are complete and accurate;
      2. to your knowledge, the registration of the domain name will not infringe upon or otherwise violate the rights of any third party;
      3. you are not registering the domain name for an unlawful purpose; and
      4. you will not knowingly use the domain name in violation of any applicable laws or regulations.
      It is your responsibility to determine whether your domain name registration infringes or violates someone else's rights.
  3. Cancellations, Transfers, and Changes

    1. We will cancel, transfer or otherwise make changes to domain name registrations under the following circumstances:
      1. subject to the provisions of Paragraph 8 , our receipt of written or appropriate electronic instructions from you or your authorized agent to take such action;
      2. our receipt of an order from a court or arbitral tribunal, in each case of competent jurisdiction, requiring such action; and/or
      3. our receipt of a decision of an Administrative Panel requiring such action in any administrative proceeding to which you were a party and which was conducted under this Policy or a later version of this Policy adopted by ICANN. (See Paragraph 4.1.9 and 4.1.11 below.)
      We may also cancel, transfer or otherwise make changes to a domain name registration in accordance with the terms of your Registration Agreement or other legal requirements.
  4. Mandatory Administrative Proceeding

    1. This Paragraph sets forth the type of disputes for which you are required to submit to a mandatory administrative proceeding. These proceedings will be conducted before one of the administrative-dispute-resolution service providers listed at http://www.icann.org/udrp/approved-providers.htm (each, a "Provider").
      1. Applicable Disputes. You are required to submit to a mandatory administrative proceeding in the event that a third party (a "complainant") asserts to the applicable Provider, in compliance with the Rules of Procedure, that
        1. your domain name is identical or confusingly similar to a trademark or service mark in which the complainant has rights; and
        2. you have no rights or legitimate interests in respect of the domain name; and
        3. your domain name has been registered and is being used in bad faith.
        In the administrative proceeding, the complainant must prove that each of these three elements are present.
      2. Evidence of Registration and Use in Bad Faith. For the purposes of Paragraph 4.1.1.c , the following circumstances, in particular but without limitation, if found by the Panel to be present, shall be evidence of the registration and use of a domain name in bad faith:
        1. circumstances indicating that you have registered or you have acquired the domain name primarily for the purpose of selling, renting, or otherwise transferring the domain name registration to the complainant who is the owner of the trademark or service mark or to a competitor of that complainant, for valuable consideration in excess of your documented out-of-pocket costs directly related to the domain name; or
        2. you have registered the domain name in order to prevent the owner of the trademark or service mark from reflecting the mark in a corresponding domain name, provided that you have engaged in a pattern of such conduct; or
        3. you have registered the domain name primarily for the purpose of disrupting the business of a competitor; or
        4. by using the domain name, you have intentionally attempted to attract, for commercial gain, Internet users to your web site or other on-line location, by creating a likelihood of confusion with the complainant's mark as to the source, sponsorship, affiliation, or endorsement of your web site or location or of a product or service on your web site or location.
      3. How to Demonstrate Your Rights to and Legitimate Interests in the Domain Name in Responding to a Complaint. When you receive a complaint, you should refer to Paragraph 5 of the Rules of Procedure in determining how your response should be prepared. Any of the following circumstances, in particular but without limitation, if found by the Panel to be proved based on its evaluation of all evidence presented, shall demonstrate your rights or legitimate interests to the domain name for purposes of Paragraph 4.1.1.b:
        1. before any notice to you of the dispute, your use of, or demonstrable preparations to use, the domain name or a name corresponding to the domain name in connection with a bona fide offering of goods or services; or
        2. you (as an individual, business, or other organization) have been commonly known by the domain name, even if you have acquired no trademark or service mark rights; or
        3. you are making a legitimate noncommercial or fair use of the domain name, without intent for commercial gain to misleadingly divert consumers or to tarnish the trademark or service mark at issue.
      4. Selection of Provider. The complainant shall select the Provider from among those approved by ICANN by submitting the complaint to that Provider. The selected Provider will administer the proceeding, except in cases of consolidation as described in Paragraph 4.1.6.
      5. Initiation of Proceeding and Process and Appointment of Administrative Panel. The Rules of Procedure state the process for initiating and conducting a proceeding and for appointing the panel that will decide the dispute (the "Administrative Panel").
      6. Consolidation. In the event of multiple disputes between you and a complainant, either you or the complainant may petition to consolidate the disputes before a single Administrative Panel. This petition shall be made to the first Administrative Panel appointed to hear a pending dispute between the parties. This Administrative Panel may consolidate before it any or all such disputes in its sole discretion, provided that the disputes being consolidated are governed by this Policy or a later version of this Policy adopted by ICANN.
      7. Fees. All fees charged by a Provider in connection with any dispute before an Administrative Panel pursuant to this Policy shall be paid by the complainant, except in cases where you elect to expand the Administrative Panel from one to three panelists as provided in Paragraph 5(b)(iv) of the Rules of Procedure, in which case all fees will be split evenly by you and the complainant.
      8. Our Involvement in Administrative Proceedings. We do not, and will not, participate in the administration or conduct of any proceeding before an Administrative Panel. In addition, we will not be liable as a result of any decisions rendered by the Administrative Panel.
      9. Remedies. The remedies available to a complainant pursuant to any proceeding before an Administrative Panel shall be limited to requiring the cancellation of your domain name or the transfer of your domain name registration to the complainant.
      10. Notification and Publication. The Provider shall notify us of any decision made by an Administrative Panel with respect to a domain name you have registered with us. All decisions under this Policy will be published in full over the Internet, except when an Administrative Panel determines in an exceptional case to redact portions of its decision.
      11. Availability of Court Proceedings. The mandatory administrative proceeding requirements set forth in Paragraph 4 shall not prevent either you or the complainant from submitting the dispute to a court of competent jurisdiction for independent resolution before such mandatory administrative proceeding is commenced or after such proceeding is concluded. If an Administrative Panel decides that your domain name registration should be canceled or transferred, we will wait ten (10) business days (as observed in the location of our principal office) after we are informed by the applicable Provider of the Administrative Panel's decision before implementing that decision. We will then implement the decision unless we have received from you during that ten (10) business day period official documentation (such as a copy of a complaint, file-stamped by the clerk of the court) that you have commenced a lawsuit against the complainant in a jurisdiction to which the complainant has submitted under Paragraph 3(b)(xiii) of the Rules of Procedure. (In general, that jurisdiction is either the location of our principal office or of your address as shown in our Whois database. See Paragraphs 1 and 3(b)(xiii) of the Rules of Procedure for details.) If we receive such documentation within the ten (10) business day period, we will not implement the Administrative Panel's decision, and we will take no further action, until we receive
        1. evidence satisfactory to us of a resolution between the parties;
        2. evidence satisfactory to us that your lawsuit has been dismissed or withdrawn; or
        3. a copy of an order from such court dismissing your lawsuit or ordering that you do not have the right to continue to use your domain name.
  5. All Other Disputes and Litigation.

    1. All other disputes between you and any party other than us regarding your domain name registration that are not brought pursuant to the mandatory administrative proceeding provisions of Paragraph 4 shall be resolved between you and such other party through any court, arbitration or other proceeding that may be available.
  6. Our Involvement in Disputes.

    1. We will not participate in any way in any dispute between you and any party other than us regarding the registration and use of your domain name. You shall not name us as a party or otherwise include us in any such proceeding. In the event that we are named as a party in any such proceeding, we reserve the right to raise any and all defenses deemed appropriate, and to take any other action necessary to defend ourselves.
  7. Maintaining the Status Quo.

    1. We will not cancel, transfer, activate, deactivate, or otherwise change the status of any domain name registration under this Policy except as provided in Paragraph 3 above.
  8. Transfers During a Dispute.

    1. Transfers of a Domain Name to a New Holder. You may not transfer your domain name registration to another holder
      1. during a pending administrative proceeding brought pursuant to Paragraph 4 or for a period of fifteen (15) business days (as observed in the location of our principal place of business) after such proceeding is concluded; or
      2. during a pending court proceeding or arbitration commenced regarding your domain name unless the party to whom the domain name registration is being transferred agrees, in writing, to be bound by the decision of the court or arbitrator.
      We reserve the right to cancel any transfer of a domain name registration to another holder that is made in violation of this subparagraph.
    2. Changing Registrars. You may not transfer your domain name registration to another registrar during a pending administrative proceeding brought pursuant to Paragraph 4 or for a period of fifteen (15) business days (as observed in the location of our principal place of business) after such proceeding is concluded. You may transfer administration of your domain name registration to another registrar during a pending court action or arbitration, provided that the domain name you have registered with us shall continue to be subject to the proceedings commenced against you in accordance with the terms of this Policy. In the event that you transfer a domain name registration to us during the pendency of a court action or arbitration, such dispute shall remain subject to the domain name dispute policy of the registrar from which the domain name registration was transferred.
  9. Policy Modifications.

    1. We reserve the right to modify this Policy at any time with the permission of ICANN. We will post our revised Policy here at least thirty (30) calendar days before it becomes effective. Unless this Policy has already been invoked by the submission of a complaint to a Provider, in which event the version of the Policy in effect at the time it was invoked will apply to you until the dispute is over, all such changes will be binding upon you with respect to any domain name registration dispute, whether the dispute arose before, on or after the effective date of our change. In the event that you object to a change in this Policy, your sole remedy is to cancel your domain name registration with us, provided that you will not be entitled to a refund of any fees you paid to us. The revised Policy will apply to you until you cancel your domain name registration.

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