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Domain Registration and Renewal

Nominet is the central registry for .uk domains. If you register a .uk domain with us you are also entering into a contract with Nominet. The terms of your contract with Nominet can be found here http://www.nominet.org.uk/go/terms

This Domains Registration and Renewal governs the terms and conditions in which You ("Client", "You" or "Your") register or renew domain names through m8.co.uk Limited ("m8.co.uk").

You hereby agree to these Terms & Conditions for Domain Registration, Renewal and Refund Agreement. The terms in this policy are supplemental to m8.co.uk's General Terms and Conditions & Privacy Policy You will be bound to all of these when carrying our business with m8.co.uk (collectively referred to as the "Agreement").

You acknowledge and understand that the services in respect of domain registration and renewal are limited to forwarding the application submitted by You for registration with the relevant naming authority.

If there is any conflict within the Agreement, the terms of the Domain Registration, Renewal and Refund Agreement shall prevail.

These additional terms may be amended by m8.co.uk at any time and without notice to You. Any changes will be published on the website and will be deemed to have been accepted 7 days after publication.

1. Customer Warranties

1.1 You undertake and warrant to m8.co.uk that the registration of any domain name requested by it (a "Requested Domain") and the manner in which it is to be directly or indirectly used:

  • 1.1.1 will not infringe any third party rights; and
  • 1.1.2 is not being made in bad faith or could be considered to be an abusive registration under the relevant registration authority's dispute policies and procedures and
  • 1.1.3 will at no time whatsoever be used for any unlawful purpose.

2 Registration

2.1 You acknowledge that, whilst m8.co.uk will use its reasonable endeavours to register a Domain (Requested Domain), we will not be obliged to accept any request to register or continue to process any registration of a Requested Domain where such a Domain has not been capable of registration.

2.2 m8.co.uk makes no representations or warranties (expressed or implied) of any kind that a Requested Domain is available for registration or to the likelihood of a registration being successful.

2.3 You acknowledge that m8.co.uk cannot guarantee the reservation or registration of any Domain and that the registration of such domain name will be subject to any registration requirements of the appropriate registry.

2.4 For the avoidance of all doubt it shall remain Your sole responsibility to check if the Domain has been successfully registered by contacting the appropriate authority.

2.5 Upon successful registration, m8.co.uk will use reasonable endeavours to notify you of any renewal dates via the email address provided to us upon registration. This is subject to You providing m8.co.uk with an up to date and valid email address.

3 Renewals

3.1 m8.co.uk will endeavour to automatically renew domain names when they are due for renewal subject to the following:

  • 3.1.1 You have up to date and valid payment details stored
  • 3.1.2 You did not cancel the domain auto-renewal feature in your Control Panel or set them to cancel

3.2 All domains will automatically renew for the same period that they were originally registered for by default. Please note that .UK domains purchased through or transferred to m8.co.uk before 1 May 2012 will automatically renew for a period of two years. The provisions of this clause will not apply to situations where You renew the domain manually through your control panel for a new or extended term.

3.3 You acknowledge that m8.co.uk shall take payment for renewals up to 7 days in advance of the renewal date, in order to avoid any possible delays and ensure payment is delivered before renewal expires.

3.4 You acknowledge that when using PayPal and by clicking the 'Agree and Continue' button, You agree and consent to use PayPal for future payments to m8.co.uk.co.uk and that these payments will be made in accordance with the terms of the User Agreement applicable to "pre-approved payments".

3.5 You acknowledge that payment will be taken from the payment method you have last used on the account. This could be the last credit card or debit card used, PayPal or direct debit payment. It is your responsibility if You wish to select or change a different payment source.

3.6 You acknowledge that Direct Debit Payments are requested 15 days before the expiry of the service and payment is taken 6 days after the initial request.

3.7 m8.co.uk endeavours to confirm payments made on the day that Your domain name is due to expire.

3.8 You acknowledge that m8.co.uk have the discretion to vary the renewal rates from time to time without prior direct notice to You.

3.9 m8.co.uk accepts no liability for the loss of registration of any Domain that has failed to be renewed due to an invalid email address provided to us, late payments received or technical faults which are beyond our control.

3.10 In the event that a domain is not renewed by its expiry date it shall cease to operate and shall be deemed to have been "expired".

3.11. If m8.co.uk receives a request from the Client to renew the domain name(s) after the 16 day period, the Client agrees to pay the £75.00 redemption Fee. All prices exclude VAT (charged at 20%), together with any renewal Fee due.

3.12. m8.co.uk will issue You an expiry notice for Your domain name no more than 30 days prior to its expiry.