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General terms and conditions

“The company Serverius works without personal opinion, we have no political and/or religious preference and we work according to the Dutch law system in which freedom + human values are used. This forms the base of all Serverius services and technology environments, offers and communication in any way where people can freely use the power of the internet.“

For Your Information: Any Service Level Agreement (SLA) is not part of these terms and conditions. Any colocation, connectivity, or IP security SLA is part of customized service agreements and are therefore not published on our website.

  1. Scope
    • These terms are applicable to all offers, agreements, and obligations arising in respect of service delivery, user rights, and/or products by Serverius (Holding) B.V., hereinafter Serverius, to or for the benefit of Client.
    • In case of specific provisions in the Agreement are inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions the provisions of the Agreement will prevail.
    • Deviations from these General Terms and Conditions are only valid if and insofar as expressly agreed in writing. Deviations only apply to the convention that is made.
    • General purchase or other terms and conditions of the Client do not apply to the legal relationship between Client and Serverius and are hereby expressly rejected.
  2. Definitions
    Under the following specified terms with an initial capital, it will be defined as follows:

    • Agreement: a service agreement with annexes that will be concluded between Serverius and Client.
    • Service: Serverius Service(s) which Client is using which are described in his Agreement or Service terms.
    • Annexes: the annexes to the Agreement form an integral part of the Agreement.
    • Client: The contracting party (or who has authorisation to) that uses Serverius Service(s).
    • Connection: The network connection Service that Client is using.
    • Documentation: technical and functional descriptions, user manuals in any form whatsoever.
    • Equipment: The equipment/hardware for Client and/or Serverius, including the system software.
    • Failures: the failure of the Service in order to the specification or Service Level Agreement as set out in the Agreement.
    • Flexible Electricity Price: is a variable rate of electricity in kWh which is not pre-purchased as Fixed Electricity Pricing.
    • Intellectual Property: patent, copyright, trademark, drawing and design rights and/or other (intellectual property) rights including sui genesis rights to databases and topographies of semiconductor products or other productions as well – whether or not patentable – technical and/or commercial know-how, methods and concepts.
    • SLA: the Service Level Agreement which may be added to a Service Agreement where generally all Service terms and guarantees are described.
    • Software: computer programs also including system software, Serverius cloud applications, application software and user interfaces with associated documentation and materials.
    • Staff: by Serverius enabled servants and/or assistants who will work under the responsibility of Serverius during the execution of an Agreement.
    • Supplier: the third party engaged by Serverius in the execution of the Agreement.
    • Confidential Information: oral or written information provided by a party of which it is absolutely clear that it is confidential information, as well as information from the other party when it is indicated that it should be treated as confidential; confidential information will at least be understood; without this list being considered complete:
    • The identity of the Client and/or other business partners or potential clients and business associates.
    • Names, addresses, and telephone numbers of individual contacts.
    • Substantive information, whether or not detailed services, ongoing contracts, and submitted tenders.
    • Messaging traffic and computer data.
    • Personal data.
    • Pricing, marketing strategies, product strategies, and internal and external procedures.
    • Technical and commercial know-how.
    • Budgets, estimates made and other non-public financial information, government policies, and other business strategies.
    • Business: the by or on behalf of Serverius (to be) delivered business to Client pursuant to the agreement.
  3. Offers and the development of Agreements
    • All offers made by Serverius are valid for thirty (15) days or as otherwise specified in the offer and not binding. Serverius reserves the right to withdraw its offer made within seven (7) days after its acceptance.
    • If the acceptance deviates from the offer of Serverius, this acceptance by Serverius is considered an invitation to make a new offer.
    • Unless Serverius withdraws its offer, an agreement is established by written acceptance by Client of Serverius offer. The Agreement may also be concluded electronically. The agreement which is electronically entered is only established after Serverius has expressly confirmed Client about the commission by email.
    • Client is legally bound after he has commissioned Serverius or accepted a Serverius Agreement or explicit online agreement.
    • Serverius is not bound by the content of the website(s), flyers, printing, or any other form of expression unless a reference is expressly made to in the Agreement concluded between the parties.
    • Client must inform Serverius of any change in the data with which he has entered into the Agreement.
  4. Obligations Serverius
    • Unless explicitly stated otherwise in or under the Agreement, Serverius will do its utmost to remedy a problem as soon as possible.
    • Serverius will endeavor to ensure that the Services (continue to) meet the requirements as agreed upon.
    • Serverius strives for optimal availability of the Services. However, Serverius is explicitly not responsible for the (undisturbed) performance of network connections, unhindered access to and uninterrupted use of the Services, correct and undamaged data transfer, and the total reliability of services.
    • Serverius is never required to restore lost data or to compensate for damage caused by the loss of data.
    • Serverius will refrain from viewing data traffic and/or files from Client, which is not intended for her, and will not make it available to third parties unless Serverius is obligated to do so by law or court order, or in the event Client is acting or is suspected to act in conflict with these Terms and Conditions or the law, or if deemed necessary by Serverius for the security of the equipment, software and/or the Services.
    • If and insofar Serverius pursuant to statutory provisions or under the Agreement proceeds to store (traffic) – data relating to the Services during the period, Serverius is entitled to charge Client for those additional charges.
  5. Services Changes
    • Client shall at all times be entitled to request in writing to Serverius to extend or change the Service(s) rendered under the Agreement. Such a change will only apply if an agreement has been reached on this.
    • Serverius will within a reasonable time after such modification instruction specify in writing what consequences the change has related to the Service and eventual any service levels as also the costs of the work.
    • Serverius is entitled to reasonably change the Services to its own opinion. Serverius is not liable for any consequential damage from it. All adjustments with financial or service consequences for Client must be communicated by Serverius at least 1 month in advance before the Service change is into operation. If Client does not agree to the Service change, Client has the right to terminate his Agreement within 60 days of the Service change notification, starting from the date when the change was communicated by Serverius to Client.
    • Client understands that the offered Services in this agreement strongly rely on externally purchased services such as electricity, network, external maintenance, and its staff members, laws and regulations, etc. In case of significant changes of these services between Serverius and its supplier(s) or its related personnel, or changing (tax) laws, or if a supplier applies services price increase, Serverius has the duty to find an equivalent alternative to continue the Service to Client. If an equivalent service alternative for the same pricing is not possible, Serverius has the right to charge the price increase or cancel the Services to which it applies. In case Serverius want to raise the pricing of Services, Serverius shall notify Client in advance about the price change and the reason for changing the price. In case the client finds the new/higher cost of services unacceptable, he will have the right to terminate the increased Service item of the Agreement within 15 days after the price increase has been invoiced to Client. Any (possible) damage by a cancellation like this – in any way – to Client will never be blamed too, and/or covered by Serverius.
    • When Client is using Flexible Electricity Pricing (like is mentioned in his service agreement) or he is charged by another flexible electricity tariff, Client is aware of continuous changing electricity tariff is subject to continuous daily fluctuations and periodically price calculations. Client will not be notified (periodically) by Serverius about any price fluctuation changes, nor the price calculation method of it, and will waive Serverius – in any way- from its obligation to inform Client periodically about price fluctuations.
    • Client agrees that in case the European Union and/or Dutch tax rates could change during this agreement and could affect Service items pricing of Agreement(s). If this happens, additional costs can be passed on to Client
    • Serverius has the right to freeze, terminate or limit the use of the system and/or services (temporarily) without prior notice to the extent necessary for the reasonably required (urgent) service to provide the system and/or services. improve and/or limit (later) damage for Client. Client has no right to compensation. Serverius will inform Client and/or user about this afterwards.
  6. Client requirements
    • Client is obliged to provide all reasonable cooperation necessary for the provision of the Services and related management tasks, such as making all areas accessible at all times for Serverius and/or Subcontractor in which technical facilities for the provided services are located. Access to these areas is always accompanied by a representative unless the Client writes Serverius and/or relieves the supplier from that duty. Serverius and/or supplier will promptly notify the time and the person who will carry out the activities for Client.
    • Connection relocation will serve as additional work which should be timely given a separate order for that purpose by the Client.
    • The Services and use that are provided and delivered under the Agreement by Serverius may only be used for legal and legitimate purposes. Moreover, these may only be used in such a way that does not infringe the rights of third parties, including but not limited to intellectual property rights.
    • Client guarantees that the user will always comply strictly and faithfully with the obligations arising from the Agreement and these Terms and Conditions. Insofar as obligations of User are so many obligations of the Client. The client is always responsible for any use – including the unauthorised use – which will be made of the Service(s).
    • In case Client offers its products and/or services to European (business and private) clients and processes personal data of its clients, it is the full responsibility of Client to be aware of and to comply with applicable European laws and regulations, such as GDPR (in Dutch: AVG).
    • Client will, at Serverius’s first request, close IP-addresses or, at the Client’s choice, close the services provided using those IP-addresses, which are used on a commercial scale for (facilitating) providing evidently illegal content, as soon as possible but in any case within 24 hours after Serverius plausibly demonstrates such use, both for internet users and for other users (for instance via the Client’s customer portal or control panel).
    • Client will, at Serverius’s first request, provide Serverius with the verified name, address, and email address of Client’s customers that will procure services from Client on a commercial scale, as soon as possible but in any case within 48 hours after Serverius plausibly demonstrates that by such Client’s customer, or by use of such Client’s customer’s services, evidently illegal material is being provided. Verified in the context of a business entity means that Client must verify the name and address by means of a Chamber of Commerce extract, or equivalent document. If such documentation does not show the ultimate beneficial owner (“UBO”) of that customer, Client will ask the customer for a copy of the passport of the UBO. Verified in the context of a natural person means that Client must verify the name and address by means of a one-time bank transfer or payment by a bona fide payment service provider that possesses information verified by a bank, or if that is not possible by means of an excerpt of the population register or a copy of a passport.
    • Client will ensure that their customers must comply with the obligations listed in the two preceding paragraphs and this paragraph.
    • In case of any form of convincible abuse, illegal and/or infringing content or activities, in violation of applicable Dutch law, which is related to or found on the URL-/IP-address(es) of Client its Service (including Client’s users and customers) and is found and/or needs to be investigated by Dutch entities (such as government agencies, law enforcement, justice or any other investigation and enforcement organisations), Serverius is entitled to communicate Client its information to this kind of external parties. In addition, Serverius preserves the right to close, without prior notice, the designated URL-/IP-address(es) or Service(s) of Serverius to the URL-/IP-address(es) of Client, when any form of convincible abuse, illegal and/or infringing content or activities is found by external parties. Serverius will make an effort to inform the Client after closing the designated URL-/IP-address(es).
    • Client is not permitted to use Service(s) to make terrorist content (online) available. Serverius can be instructed by (European) legal authorities or institutes to take action or measurements in case terrorist (online) content is found on the Service(s) of Client. At all times Serverius is entitled to delete terrorist (online) content or make such content inaccessible. Client will refrain from hindering Serverius in this process and is obligated to follow the instructions of Serverius. Client is responsible and will, at Serverius’s first request, long time archive and preserve the inaccessibly made terrorist (online) content. Furthermore, Client is not allowed to make the deleted or inaccessible terrorist (online) content available again and is committed to prevent recurrence to the best of his abilities on any of the Service(s) of Client. This provision is also applicable to users of Client.
    • Client will inform Serverius in writing as soon as possible regarding any changes in relevant data concerning the Client.
    • Client must comply with the (technical) regulations, conditions, house rules, and procedures, that are provided by or on behalf of Serverius, in accordance with the definitions in the Agreement or their General Terms and Conditions.
    • Client will refrain from hindering Serverius and other users of the services of Serverius and will refrain from damaging the property of Serverius and other users. It is prohibited to use processes or programs which the principal knows or can reasonably expect that may hinder Serverius or users of the services of Serverius or can cause damage.
    • It is prohibited for Client and/or its user to allow, or transfer rights to third parties to use the manual or other outwear of the Agreement rights unless Serverius gives express written permission.
    • During this Agreement, up to and including 2 years after the end of the Agreement, Client and its affiliated entities may not, directly or indirectly, without written consent of Serverius, in any form whatsoever, establish, offer, facilitate, co-facilitate, or operate any business in the area of data center colocation services. In the event of a breach, the Client shall owe Serverius an immediately payable penalty of EUR 10,000 per breach, increased by EUR 1,000 for each day that the breach continues. This penalty clause is without prejudice to Serverius’s right to claim damages.
    • In case Client is using Fixed Electricity Pricing, the agreed electricity commit is bound to only this Agreement. Therefore, the agreed electricity commit is never transferable to, nor shared with other Agreements or entities.
    • Client is obliged to follow reasonable instructions of Serverius concerning the use of the services. It is expressly not permitted for the Client without Serverius prior written consent, to make the services and software published by Serverius available to a third-party. Client is liable for any (un) authorised use of the Services, including, in particular, the login details, by third parties.
    • Client is fully responsible for all Serverius services. Any repair of the fault (s) caused by Client will be reimbursed by Client to Serverius. This includes, for example, repairing electrical faults in the Client rack(s), preventing DDoS from attacking the Client its IP subnet, and repairing damage caused by the Client in the server room.
    • Client will ensure his own hardware and software and related personal services and/or products. This includes possible loss of income and damage to third parties and consequential damage.
    • Client itself will take care of backing up their data and systems.
  7. Deadlines
    • Agreed deadlines for the provision of the services by Serverius will only apply provided that the Client has given Serverius all the required information needed for the execution of the Agreement.
    • Unless expressly agreed otherwise, agreed dates only target dates.
    • Serverius is never in default by the mere lapse of agreed terms. For a written notice a reasonable period awarded after yet to come, which will amount to at least 14 days.
    • If Serverius has an obligation under the Agreement that it cannot comply with within the prescribed period, he will immediately inform the Client in writing of such delay in the execution of the Agreement and will indicate the cause of the delay as well as the measures proposed by Serverius to prevent or undo the (imminent) delay.
  8. Prices
    • The offered and/or agreed prices between the parties are exclusive of VAT.
    • Client pays Serverius a fee for services, calculated based on the rates of Serverius.
    • If activities are carried out by Serverius which are not described in Client its Agreement, it is additional work. Additional work is done on a time basis and will be invoiced afterwards.
    • In case of (additional) service consumption of data traffic or electricity by Client is services(s) and no pricing threshold(s) has been agreed by a service contract(s), Client reimburses Serverius for its consumption according to the service cost price, with the following rates as a minimum: 22 euros per TB, 5,- euros per Mbps, 70 euro cents per kWh.
    • Serverius is entitled to charge the actual costs of the transaction fee(s) of any payment method and/or payment provider to Client.
  9. Payment
    • Agreed periodic payments per month have to be paid in advance by the Client.
    • Payment must be made without any discount or set off, within fourteen (14) days after the invoice creation date.
    • Serverius will send invoices in the singular to the Client by e-mail and/or available within the client panel set, indicating the posts to which the invoice relates and the period in which the Service(s) and/or additional work were granted.
    • Serverius is entitled to retroactively invoice the Client for Services included in and used according to the Agreement, for which an invoice was or was not made at the time, up to a period of five years back.
    • If Serverius cannot provide services in accordance with the Agreement due to circumstances that are not attributable to Serverius (including the circumstances mentioned before in these terms), the payment obligations of the Client will remain in place.
    • If the Client has not paid the bill after the expiration of the deadline referred to in this article, the Client shall automatically be charged for interest payment, calculated on an annual basis, equal to the composite statutory interest and will also owe extrajudicial costs which are set at 15% of the unpaid amount with a minimum of € 250, – excluding information and registration.
    • In case Client, regardless of the reason, is in default and fails or refuses to (timely) pay, or he pays under protest the invoices and other payment obligations under this Agreement, Serverius has the right to (temporarily) make all Services inaccessible to Client.
    • By default, Serverius does not refund any amount in any way or situation in accordance to the Serverius Refund Policy (found at: https://serverius.net/refund-policy/).
    • Client promises that payments made by him/her in the past by credit card, PayPal or other online payment services will never be denied, refunded, cancelled or made undone in any other way.
    • Client should always check payments for accuracy and any errors and report any inaccuracy within 15 days of the invoice to Serverius. Any (periodic) payments that are overpaid by Client (any difference) will be refunded/credited to the Client up to a period of 3 months. If the client submits his request for credit to invoices later than 15 days to Serverius, then Serverius will not make up a credit invoice for the Client and/or perform a refund.
    • Serverius is entitled to annually review/increase the monthly Service fee in accordance with the Dutch Consumer Price Index for all Households issued by the Central Desk of Statistics. https://www.cbs.nl This is inflation correction, will normally be applied in the beginning of the year, but in some cased also can be applied per month. The inflation correction can be charged by a separate invoice afterwards (retrospective) or by an adjustment of the (upcoming) periodically service rate.
    • Client understands that from the beginning till the end of this agreement, Serverius will have extra external costs for providing the Service(s) to Client. Therefore the purchased Service(s) will always be invoiced to the Client from the start date of the agreement no matter if the Service is (fully) used by Client or not. This will prevent future discussions between Serverius and Client and makes clear that, if the Service is not used by Client he still has to pay for it.
  10. Retention of title
    • All delivered materials and services remain property of Serverius until the amount due under the Agreement has been fully paid, including any interest and (extrajudicial) costs.
    • If the delivery (also) involves a license to Intellectual Property Rights, as in the case of software, the client becomes the owner of the physical medium (disc, CD-ROM, electricity) after payment and the Client gets a contracting authority license for the duration of the Agreement and subject to the conditions contained in the Agreement.
  11. Security
    • Serverius endeavors to achieve adequate protection of the Services within the domain of Serverius. Otherwise, Client shall bear the responsibility and risk for adequate security of its own systems, and other data – whether or not sensitive -information.
    • Serverius guarantees that personnel engaged by or on behalf of Serverius in the implementation of the agreement are held with the principal security- taking under procedures which are communicated to Serverius.
    • Serverius guarantees that personnel engaged by or on behalf of Serverius will take the implementation of the Agreement, all public law, including as set out in the Data Protection Act or the Data Protection Act into account.
  12. Intellectual Property
    • Unless otherwise agreed in writing, the intellectual property of any software, documentation and/or materials made available by Serverius will remain with Serverius and/or her respective supplier.
    • When applicable, Client obtains only a non-exclusive and non-transferable license to use software, documentation and / or materials. The license may only be used in connection with the use of the Service(s).
    • The license is given for the duration of the Agreement (including any extension thereof). The fee for the right to use the software, documentation and / or materials shall be deemed to be included in the price payable by the Client to Serverius under the Agreement.
    • Serverius will indemnify the Client against claims of third parties arising from infringement by third parties alleged intellectual property rights relating to the software, documentation and/or materials made available by Serverius unless the infringement is caused by an alteration or addition or used by any other improper and/or violation of provisions of the Agreement and/or these Terms and Conditions. Client shall immediately inform Serverius when third-party claims are arising from intellectual property rights. As far as this lies within its power, Serverius requires itself to, at its own expense, take all reasonable measures which may help to prevent stagnation of the Service(s) and to limit the additional costs and / or suffer damage of the Client .
    • Once the agreement is (prematurely) ending, the Client will upon the first request by Serverius return (carriers) the software, documentation and/or materials on which the intellectual property or proprietary rights in Serverius or its suppliers, to Serverius.
  13. Confidentiality
    • Without prejudice to the powers granted to the Client in the Agreement and General Terms & Conditions, both parties will keep any confidential information confidential, whether in writing or orally communicated.
    • Except for prior written consent of the other party, both parties will not make the information and data carriers outside the framework of the Agreement and/or Terms insofar as this is permitted and required to perform the agreed services.
    • The parties will guarantee that their staff and any third parties will commit in writing to comply with these confidentiality provisions.
    • Client will not make public and/or hand over communication with Serverius to third parties and/or allow them to view these. This will include made calls, e-mail exchanges, support/sales/administration tickets, quotations, (IM) conversations with similar articles.
    • None of both parties will report details of the Agreement and/or Terms & Conditions party in publications or commercial expressions without written permission of the other party.
  14. Transfer of rights and obligations; subcontracting
    • The parties are not entitled to transfer the rights and obligations under the Agreement and/or Terms and Conditions to a third party without the prior written consent of the other party. Client is not entitled to provide the Services to third parties.
    • Serverius is entitled to transfer its rights and obligations of the Agreement in whole or in part(s) to third parties without prior written consent of the Client. The Client is obligated to cooperate. In case Serverius decides to transfer the Agreement entirely to a third party, the Client will be notified in writing.
    • Serverius is entitled to use third parties to execute its duties under the Agreement and/or Terms and Conditions.
    • Serverius exercised the utmost care in selecting its suppliers. If agreed, Serverius will endeavor that the required (fixed) telecommunications links will be delivered in time.
    • If Serverius is not able to achieve the connection in a timely manner and/or as accorded to realise the possible SLA because of too late completion of (fixed) telecommunications and/or electricity connections, then Serverius is not liable for any resulting damage.
  15. Liability
    • Serverius is only liable for direct damage resulting from willful misconduct or gross negligence on the part of Serverius.
    • If one of the parties fails to fulfill any of its obligations under the Agreement and/or Terms and Conditions, the other party will send the first party a notice of default, unless the fulfillment of the relevant obligations is already permanently impossible, in which case the defaulting party is in default immediately. The notice shall be in writing, which will be awarded to honor its obligations instill a reasonable period to the defaulting party.
    • The Client will be liable for damage which Serverius suffers as a result of damaged and/or loss of equipment and/or software, disruption of services from Serverius or other damage, caused by negligence, and/or not acting carefully by the Client or his staff and/or operations of the Client or his staff that are not permitted by the Agreement and/or Terms and Conditions.
    • If Serverius is liable and unless otherwise agreed in writing, Client will first appeal to its own insurance. Only if it does not pay, Serverius’ liability is limited to a maximum of € 1000, – per event, with a maximum of one event per month and ten (10) events per calendar year (maximum of 10.000, -), which includes administrative and possibly legal costs. A series of related events is considered as one event.
      Regarding the subsequent said direct damage, the following is taken into account:

      • Damaged hardware in the rack space rented by Client.
      • Material damage caused by the failure of the reduced rack space in the datacenter Service.
      • Costs of necessary repair of equipment and other materials applied to the restoration of direct damage caused by the failure of the reduced rack space in the datacenter service.
    • All other damage (e.g. software, data, media, loss of income, loss of income by network and/or power outage, etc.) caused by the failure of the purchased service at Serverius, Serverius is not liable and cannot be held accountable. It therefore always remains at the expense of the Client.
      If there is a contractual agreement between the Client and Serverius for crediting period invoices outages and/or downtime, the only downtime caused by intent or gross negligence on the part of Serverius will be included in the outage and/or downtime (month) period calculation. Things like cable cuts inside and outside the Serverius network, DDoS attacks in general, downtime due to failure of hardware and/or software, configuration and/or software changes are covered by or for Client outside the outage and/or downtime (month) calculation period.
    • Any liability of Serverius for consequential damage is excluded. Consequential loss is in this case includes:
      • Loss of income and/or profits
      • Expenses incurred to prevent, reduce or adopt consequential damages
      • Other damage than the direct damage referred to in this article, including, but not limited to, consequential loss or damage to information and/or data
    • The restrictions contained in this Article will be lifted in case of third party claims for damages arising from death or serious injury and/or if there is intent or gross negligence on the part of Serverius and/or on the part of the staff of Serverius. The liability of Serverius, in that case, is limited to the amount paid by the liability insurer of Serverius.
    • Emergency and/or maintenance work, both in order to improve the Service(s) will be announced in advance as much as possible. Serverius is not liable for damage due to failure and/or unavailability due to maintenance required of, or reasonably in connection with the Services.
    • Client is liable for all damage caused as a result of the use of the Service(s) or products delivered by Serverius.
    • Damage, as mentioned in this article, shall be reported in writing to Serverius as soon as possible, but no later than one week after it occurs. Damage that has not been brought to the attention of Serverius within that period, is not recoverable (Serverius not liable) unless the Client can demonstrate that he was not able to report the damage earlier.
    • All claims and actions against Serverius lapse or expire, unless mandatory legal provisions, over 30 days after the day on which the harmful event occurred or the respective liability Serverius becomes due.
  16. Indemnification
    • Client indemnifies Serverius for all claims by third parties on any grounds whatsoever in connection with or arising from the use of the Services or other Serverius provided services and/or goods (including liability for breach of (intellectual property) rights, invasion of privacy, trans-border data flows) and will reimburse Serverius for all claims arising from these costs, damages, and fines.
  17. Force Majeure
    • If after the conclusion of the Agreement conditions arise or become known which Serverius did not know or should have known about when entering into the agreement, as a result of which Serverius cannot (timely) fulfill its obligations to Client, Serverius shall not be in default and will be entitled to suspend its obligations. The Client is then entitled to suspend the payment until Serverius has fulfilled its obligations.
    • If as a result of the aforementioned circumstances Serverius can permanently not comply, Serverius has the right to demand that the agreement is amended in such a way that compliance remains possible, unless this cannot be reasonably expected in the circumstances from Client and dissolution is justified. In the latter event, the Agreement is terminated without Client can assert any right to compensation.
    • The aforementioned circumstances shall include any of the independent circumstances which permanently or temporarily prevents the performance of the Agreement, including but not limited to failures in connections to the Internet and other failures or interruption of telecommunication links or other telecommunication facilities, cable breaks, slow connections, power outages, war (danger), terrorist attacks, riots, strikes, (natural) disasters, accidents, government measures, delay/failure of delivery to Serverius (including fuel, energy, and water), transport difficulties, fire and disruptions in the business of Serverius and other circumstances beyond the control of Serverius or not reasonably foreseeable.
    • If either of the parties is unable to comply for a period of more than 15 working days due to force majeure or not culpable fails in its obligations under the Agreement, the other party has the right to dissolve the Agreement by means of a registered letter with immediate effect without creating any entitlement for compensation. If the non-compliance by Serverius will not seriously disrupt the continuity of the Services, the aforementioned deadline will again be extended by 15 working days.
  18. Suspension Rights
    • Serverius has the right to (temporarily) suspend, decommission, and/or to limit the usage of the Services, user rights and/or the use or supply of other goods and/or services if the client and/or user fails to comply with any obligation towards Serverius or acts in violation of the agreement and/or these Terms and Conditions. Serverius will notify Client thereof in advance unless this cannot reasonably be required by Serverius.
    • For the effects of the previous paragraph, Serverius will never be liable to the Client and/or third parties.
  19. Personal Information
    • The Client gives permission to Serverius to include his or her personal details in the register of the personal administration of Serverius which is required for management tasks.
    • This register contains account and traffic data and is only accessible to Serverius and without the consent of the Client will not be provided to third parties unless Serverius is obligated to do by law or court order.
    • Upon termination of the Agreement Serverius could collect and store personal data retained by the Client for a period of up to five years, after which the data will be destroyed. Serverius is not liable for any damage resulting from this for the Client.
    • To protect the system of Serverius, personal data supplied by the client as well as all other data, Serverius will take action for reasonable discretion. Serverius is not liable for damages resulting from the release, destroy or otherwise affecting the information provided here.
    • At the Client’s request, he will have access to their personal data. The client also has the right to request Serverius to correct his personal data.
  20. Duration and termination of agreements
    • The term of an Agreement shall commence on the date specified in the Agreement. Unless expressly agreed otherwise, the Agreement is entered for a period of at least one (1) year and will be automatically extended by one (1) year and either party may terminate the Agreement in writing with a notice period of two (2) months. In the case of a paper-signed Agreement, Client will cancel his service the same way with a paper-signed cancellation letter. In case of a digitally signed Agreement or accepted terms, a cancellation will be performed by Client digitally, the same (communication) way (by system, email, etc) as it was ordered. Each notice of termination should not/never be earlier presented/submitted than four months before the date of termination. Early termination does not result in a refund of sums already paid to Serverius and does not affect the payment obligations of the Client.
    • Unless the Agreement is concluded for an indefinite period, termination of the Agreement is not possible, unless otherwise agreed or specified, in these conditions:
      • Fails to (timely) payment or any other obligation under the Agreement or fails; Serverius nevertheless remains entitled to the amounts which he has received or would receive upon proper performance
      • In violation of intellectual (property) rights of any third party acts or applicable laws
      • Makes improper use of the Service notwithstanding the other provisions shall be entitled, without notice or judicial intervention, by registered letter with immediate effect, terminating the Agreement:
        • a) Each Party shall, if and when:
          • To the other party (temporary) suspension of payment is granted and the (temporary) suspension of payment for more than one-third of the then current term or lasted for six (6) consecutive months
          • The other party is declared bankrupt
          • The company of the other party is liquidated or will be discontinued
          • The other party is not (any longer) able or willing to be considered to fulfill its obligations arising from the Agreement and/or the General Conditions
        • b) Serverius, if Client:
          • Upon termination of the agreement, Client must return all property, information, and documentation of Serverius that it has in its possession and retain no copies, unless the Agreement itself states otherwise.
          • In case Client is in default and fails to (timely) pay or fails to comply with any other obligation under the Agreement or does not or does not strictly comply, and Serverius for that reason terminates the Agreement, Serverius is entitled to (without prejudice to its other rights under the Agreement) to suspend its cooperation in the transition of Services to another supplier or to impose conditions (including full payment and/or guarantees).
          • Obligations that by their nature continue after termination of the agreement will apply even after the termination of the Agreement.
  21. Dispute
    • The Agreement and thus controlled undertakings are subject to Dutch law.
    • In case of any disputes, the Dutch court in Overijssel (Zwolle) is exclusively competent unless the law mandatory appoints another judge.
  22. Final Provisions
    • Serverius is at all times entitled to unilateral change its General Terms and Conditions. In case of a change, it is effective immediately. Client will monitor changes in the General Terms and Conditions himself, which are published by Serverius on its website: https://serverius.net/terms-and-conditions/, and Serverius will inform Client about changes. In case of such change, Client is not entitled to terminate his Agreement as a result of a change.
    • Oral statements, chat communication, undertakings or agreements have no legal force unless confirmed in official writing. The invalidity or non-validity of one of the provisions of an Agreement and/or Terms and Conditions shall not affect the validity or enforceability of the remaining provisions. Parties commit themselves to consult with each other on new provisions to replace the void or legally invalid provisions, in order to preserve the tendencies of the void or legally invalid provisions. A signed Agreement shall prevail over any oral, chat, and/or written agreements made before or after the Agreement date.
    • In case of mergers, reclassification, and/or spin-offs on the part of the Client, the parties will consult on the ensuing consequences of the Agreement.
    • During the term of the Agreement the parties shall not employ employees from any other party, or otherwise, work for them without the prior written consent of the other party.
    • Serverius uses mainly email communication and also chat, paper, and phone communication. At all times it is the responsibility of Client to have an active email address and a correct phone number provided in the control panel, e-mails sent to this address must regularly, but within a maximum of seven (7) days, be read.
    • Dutch public holidays -New Year’s Day, Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter Monday, King’s Day, Liberation Day, Ascension Day, Whit Sunday, Whit Monday, Christmas Day, and Boxing Day- are seen as outside office hours.
    • Client warrants that he/she reaches the age of eighteen (18) at the conclusion of the agreement with Serverius. Minors may only enter and/or use the Service at Serverius if the parents or guardian (s) co-sign the Agreement by which they authorise the underage person to utilise the Service(s) of Serverius. Parents or guardians are also given guarantees for the observance of the General Terms and Conditions which are available for review on the website https://serverius.net.