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Terms and Conditions of Registration

The contract between Nic AG and the Applicant contains the following terms and conditions:


The Applicant

BEFORE an application is made, the applicant will fully read this Terms & Conditions contract in entirety, confirming the Applicant's acceptance of these terms and conditions. Once an application is submitted, these terms and conditions will be binding on the Applicant.

The applicant will pay the initial registration fee to Nic AG immediately after verifying that the Domain Name is registered using our searchable WHOIS, and the credit card charges (if applicable) are approved through the appropriate channels. Nic AG may suspend or delete domain names for which the registration or renewal fees have not been confirmed as being paid.

All registration and renewal fees paid to Nic AG are non-refundable, except for those fees paid for domain name deleted within the first five (5) days grace period following the initial registration.

Once registered, the Applicant is the registrant of the Domain Name, and assumes all responsibility for any future obligations, trademark disputes, maintenance fees etc. required to maintain or to modify the Domain Name.

In the event of dispute of ownership or control of a domain, Applicant agrees to be bound by the terms and conditions of the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy found here.

The Applicant warrants to Nic AG that the details submitted by the Applicant to Nic AG are true and correct, and that future additions or alterations to those details will be true and correct.

The Applicant agrees to use the services provided by Nic AG as permitted by applicable local, state and federal laws. The Applicant will not use these services to conduct any business or activity or solicit the performance of any activity that is prohibited by law.

Spam Policy: We reserve the right, in extreme circumstances, to revoke without refund any domain name services (Domain Registrations, E-mail Forwarding/Domain Forwarding) which, in our judgement, has been used for any unlawful purpose, including theft of email service, or as a source of unsolicited bulk email or as an address to use for replying to unsolicited bulk email.

This spam policy does not apply to email return addresses used without the owners knowledge or consent, however.

No sudomains can be set up through the Nic AG Domain Forwarding services. For example, "" can not be set up on our DNS.

Domain Forwarding will only work when "" or "" (without the WWW) is entered in the browser address window. No other DNS entries will be configured in the DNS records of Nic AG.

When changing the owner and contact information, including the addresses, the owner will need to supply Nic AG with a signed letterhead of approval for their domain name changes. All domain transfers must be approved by the domain owner in writing.

A domain name can only be modified/transferred by one of the contacts listed under the registered domain name, or by the sponsoring partner or registrar.

Each registrant is allowed free domain modifications via the automated registrar's interface. Nic AG reserves the right to assess modification charges against the registrant in cases of excessive modifications.

Nic AG reserves the right to modify or to make additions to its domain name service policies at any time without notice.

1.Nic AG will not guarantee that the Domain Name being applied for will be registered for the applicant.

2. Nic AG does not accept the responsibility for the use of any Domain Name for any conflict with trade marks, registered or unregistered, or with rights to names in other contexts.

3. Nic AG may attempt to avoid the registration of Domain names that are potentially disputable, but will not be held responsible in the event that a dispute does arise. Nic AG is entitled to reject an application which it considers as being offensive, unsuitable or likely to be involved in a trade mark dispute.

4. Nic AG may change the terms and conditions contract only on renewal or transfer of the Domain Name. All accounts will be subject to the terms and conditions current at the time of the registration, renewal or transfer.

Disputes between Domain Name Holders and Third Parties

The applicant acknowledges that any third party may, for whatever reason, challenge the use by the applicant of the domain name before an Administrative Domain Name Challenge Panel (ACP) in accordance with the WIPO ACP rules.

The applicant further acknowledges that the decisions of an ACP may determine rights of applicant or other parties or both to the use of a particular domain name, and that, with respect to its right to use a particular domain name or names, it will be bound by ACP decisions.

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